Manufacturing Engineer

San Jose, CA /
Manufacturing – Manufacturing/Engineering Team /
Full Time
/ On-site
Supports the manufacturing of Rani Capsules. Provides technical assistance in installation, preventative maintenance, and calibration of equipment. Works with R&D engineering and quality to ensure device specifications conform to device requirements. Responsible for supporting the production lines with daily activities, process improvements, cost savings projects, supplier engineering support, and consistency of assembly processes.


    • Lead continuous improvement programs to improve, manufacturing processes, equipment performance and reliability. Maximize Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF), Operational Uptime and minimize Mean Time To Repair (MTTR)
    • Support Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) during the design and development ofnew equipment.  analyze equipment malfunctions and failures and accordingly develop corrective actions
    • Develop improvements to enhance equipment reliability and scalability
    • Develop preventive maintenance procedures to reduce equipment and tooling failures
    • Maintain documentations for equipment installation, maintenance and troubleshooting procedures for reference purposes
    • Responsible for manufacturing methods and their transfer into production
    • Follow SOP on re-validation of existing equipment, tooling and processes
    • Provide technical assistance and engineering support to the manufacturing floor in ensuring production of quality products. Work with other support departments to maintain on-time delivery of goals
    • Work with Quality Control team to generate, update and implement all manufacturing engineering related requests, vendor contact and auditing specification
    • Perform Root Cause Analysis and Address CAPA on Manufacturing Non-Conformances    
    • Create comprehensive Manufacturing Documentation (MPI’s, LHR’s, WI’s)
    • Complete projects, report status, and document lessons learned in an efficient manner

Education and/or Job Experience

    • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or similar related field
    • 5+ years of engineering experience in manufacturing, design, and assembly
    • 2+ years of experience in Design for Excellence (DFX), Electromechanical equipment, Electrothermal equipment, and various testing equipment
    • SolidWorks or CAD modeling software
    • Experience in new product development, introduction processes and procurement protocols
    • Must be detail oriented, focused and able to produce accurate and professional documents
    • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate needs and demands in an effective manner.
    • Creative, self-motivated, flexible to work in a small company environment and assume a wide variety of tasks
    • Prior experience with FDA regulations and ISO, cGMP, QMS standards, etc. 

Preferred Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in engineering
    • Knowledge/experience with plastic injection molding
    • Knowledge/experience with DOE, SPC, JMP /Minitab
    • Experience with metal stamping, laser cutting and chemical etching
    • Familiarity with and sterilization process and aseptic environment
    • PLC programming
Salary Range: $142,090 -  $170,000

Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

Our organization's commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is key to making us a better team - one that makes better decisions, drives innovation, and delivers better business results. At Rani Therapeutics, we're committed to a workplace culture where everyone feels comfortable to bring their authentic selves. We pledge to foster inclusion in our organization by promoting psychological safety, embracing differences, and being accountable for our actions. We strive to make Rani a place where each individual feels seen and empowered to reach their highest potential.

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