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Olympus Corporation of the Americas Sr. Manufacturing Engineer in Westborough, Massachusetts


Workplace Flexibility: Onsite

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Olympus, a leading medical technology company, has focused on making people’s lives better for over 100 years.

Our Purpose is to make people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling.

Our Core Values are reflected in all we do: Integrity – Empathy – Agility – Unity – Long-Term View

We deliver on our purpose and our core values by staying True to Life.

Job Description

Provide Manufacturing Engineering leadership/mentorship to ensure engineering teams are aligned to the business strategy of the department/company. Represent manufacturing as a leader/team member to support new product development and continuous improvement through the role of core team member and/or continuous improvement leader. Understand and possess a business acumen to prioritize work load to align to business goals. May serve as backup to the Management Representative for the location. May have direct technician reporting structure. May influentially lead engineers.

Job Duties

  • Drive operations and new product/process development activities.

  • Drive system changes (GWIs, GSOP forms) and business systems (Line Balance, work content tools).

  • Mentor/Lead the validation of equipment and processes as required (IQ, OQ, PQ).

  • Mentor and implement capacity planning, cost improvement and facilities layout for equipment moves and additions.

  • Perform operator training for new and existing processes.

  • Lead discussions with resources such as suppliers and Olympus sites to resolve technical issues or improve processes or products.

  • Assess process capabilities, prioritize process improvement opportunities. Innovate and implement process improvement activities.

  • Leadership of cross functional project teams.

  • Review prints for new and existing products.

  • Follows GWI’s, GSOP and owns MPs to ensure control of product/process design.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications


  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in science or engineering.

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in related field.


  • Applied experience using LEAN and Six Sigma tools.

  • Leadership and mentoring capabilities with statistical analysis.

  • Ability to work well/Lead multiple cross functional teams.

  • Proficient technical writing skills.

  • Experience with leading risk management documentation.

  • Proficient time management skills.

  • Demonstrated fixture and tooling experience.

  • CAD experience.

  • Supervision of technical resources.

Why join Olympus?

Here, people matter—our health, our happiness, and our lives.

  • Competitive salaries, annual bonus and 401(k)* with company match

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Visions coverage effective on start date

  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program

  • Free virtual live and on-demand wellness classes

  • Work-life balance supportive culture with hybrid and remote roles

  • 12 Paid Holidays

  • Educational Assistance

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • Volunteering and charitable donation match programs

  • Diversity & Inclusion Programs including Colleague Affinity Networks

  • On-Site Child Daycare, Café, Fitness Center**

*US Only

**Limited locations

We care about your health and financial well-being and offer the resources you need to feel vital, confident and ready for wherever life takes you. Learn more about our benefit offerings at .

About us:

Our Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients and their safety.

Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Olympus employs more than 31,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries and regions. Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,200 employees throughout locations in North and South America. For more information, visit .

Olympus is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace

We recognize diversity in people, views and lifestyle choices and emphasize the importance of inclusion and mutual respect. We strive to continue to foster empathy and unity in the workplace so that our employees can fully contribute and thrive.

Let’s realize your potential, together.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Westborough || Manufacturing & Repair