Engineering Manager - JPS

Job Locations US-CA-Soquel
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


About JunoPacific  

JunoPacific provides premier medical device molding, design and assembly services for the medical device industry. JunoPacific is part of the Cretex Medical family of companies. Learn more at and 



Position summary:  

The Engineering Manager will lead and develop the engineering staff to deliver quality process development projects on time, meeting specifications, within the timeline and budget. This role will also participate in the sales and marketing of contract manufacturing and engineering services.


Job Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Manage all customer and manufacturing projects through the project management system with the engineering staff
  • Manage all customer projects through pre-production processes, design for manufacturability, and execution of all engineering tasks throughout the manufacturing process
  • Manage technical reviews and design for manufacturability with our customers and internal engineering departments
  • Lead process improvement and Operational Excellence within the engineering department
  • Manage the estimating Engineers and review all quoting activity with the Director of Operations
  • Manage the timely completion of all engineering projects
  • Assign and monitor projects to the Engineers
  • Manage the projects to be within the quoted budget and to meet the on-time delivery goals
  • Train and develop engineers and create/utilize engineering standards
  • Provide employees with goals, performance initiatives, and areas of accountability that are directly aligned with the goals of Cretex companies
  • Hire, manage work hours, vacation requests, review performance, discipline, terminate, make compensation changes, and ensure compliance of personnel to corporate personnel policies.
  • Professional and timely communication with other departments and customers.
  • Review department expenditures, including compensation, expenses, maintenance, and equipment/software upgrades
  • Support and comply with the company Quality System, ISO, and medical device requirements
  • Read, understand, and follow work instructions and standard work
  • Partner with other business segments:  sales/marketing, customer service, engineering, quality, and finance
  • Understand customer needs and the core business markets we serve
  • Ensure business systems are implemented, maintained, and functioning properly
  • Participate in required company meetings
  • Maintain an organized work area (5S)
  • Participate in the Operational Excellence Program
  • Complete all other work duties as assigned
  • Ability to work in a manufacturing environment


Job Requirements 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering Science
  • 5 years of engineering experience in a manufacturing setting
  • CAD and related design computer software (SolidWorks, Creo, Unigraphics, etc.)
  • Medical instrumentation product knowledge
  • Manufacturing process knowledge
  • Knowledge of Quality System: ISO9001, ISO13845
  • Ability to manage internal and external relationships
  • Project management experience and/or certifications
  • Ability to solve problems and root cause analysis
  • Ability to consistently achieve short and long-term business results
  • Ability to follow through on commitments and holds team members accountable
  • Microsoft Office proficiency (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  • Continuing Education; including participation in local chapters, associations, and/or organizations


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