Verathon, Inc.

Manufacturing Engineer Manager

Job ID 2024-1193
Work Model

Company Overview

Verathon is a global medical device company focused on supporting customers by being their trusted partner, delivering high-quality products that endure over time and ensure clinical and economic utility. Two areas where Verathon has significantly impacted patient care, and become the market leader in each, are bladder volume measurement and airway management. The company’s BladderScan portable ultrasound and GlideScope video laryngoscopy & bronchoscopy systems effectively address unmet needs for healthcare providers and meaningfully raise the standard of care for patients. Verathon, a subsidiary of Roper Technologies, is headquartered in Bothell, Washington, USA and has international subsidiaries in Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit


Verathon® is looking for a Manufacturing Engineering Manager to become the newest member of our Operations Team located in our Burnaby, BC Office.
The Manufacturing Engineering Manager is responsible for managing our Manufacturing Engineer team members. Offer team leadership in the form of mentorship, providing guidance, fostering a culture of excellence, and leading the team through continuous improvement. Lead the team through New Product Introduction and Production Process Improvements & Maintenance. Work cross functionally with Quality Assurance (QA) to maintain and improve our product quality. Working with our OH&S to promote the health and safety of our team while working on the production line.
As a working manager, you will have the opportunity to troubleshoot hardware & system issues in support of sustaining our medical devices and products. The Manufacturing Engineering Manager is expected to work cross functionally to reduce defects, scrap, capital investment, cycle time, and increase yields.
Verathon believes that People are the Source of our Strength! Employees that consistently demonstrate skill, loyalty, initiative, innovation, enthusiasm, and team spirit are what make the VMCA team the best in the industry! The Manufacturing Engineering Manager leads the Manufacturing Engineering Team and is responsible for providing technical support to the Production, Quality Assurance and Product Development Engineering teams. This position requires close communication and coordinates activities between all three departments, providing feedback to improve the product design and manufacturing processes to reduce quality defects and costs.


  • Lead, mentor, and manage a team of manufacturing engineers, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement.
  • Sustain and support Manufacturing Engineering aspects on the production lines within the facility.
  • Define NPI project timelines, set priorities, and allocate resources efficiently to meet deadlines and deliverables.
  • Ensure the team are aware of day-to-day targets and responsibilities.
  • Provide guidance and support to the team in making informed technical decisions, staying up to date with industry best practices and emerging technology.
  • Drive process improvement initiatives to increase efficiency and productivity.
  • Work effectively with production team, product development engineering team and quality team to provide support and resolve process and technical issues.
  • Create and execute verification and validation (IQ, OQ, PQ, FMEA), of product equipment, processes, and designs Review and update work instructions, ATP's, travelers, and other internal documentation.
  • Develop automated or semi-automated processes to improve efficiency and reliability.
  • Review new designs and provide Design for Manufacturing input to Design Engineering
  • Perform product Failure Investigations and other CAPA related activities.
  • Ensure consistent professional communications with all VMCA team members.
  • Support VMCA's QMS the establishes and maintains effective quality assurance processes and compliance to the International Standards: ISO13485, Canadian Medical Device Regulations (CMDR, SOR 98-292), FDA Quality System Regulations (QSR, 21 CFR Part 820) and the Medical Device Directive (MDD93/42/EEC).


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Manufacturing Engineering

  • P.Eng Required from EGBC (can work with candidate if they have an equivalent certificate)

  • 3 years in a leadership or managerial role in a manufacturing environment

  • 10+ years experience in a manufacturing or equivalent engineering environment 

  • Strong project management skills with a track record of successfully delivering complex projects on time and within budget

  • High level organizational skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Exceptional leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to motivate and manage a team

  • Application of Lean and 6 sigma Manufacturing principles (Green Belt preferred)

  • Leadership and Mentorship skills required

  • Analytical approach to problem solving

  • The ability to read and interpret procedures and drawings

  • The ability to remain open to new ideas and to maintain a positive attitude with a focus on quality

Salary range – CDN $84,624 - $140,000  (Compensation will vary based on skills, experience and location. If this position is filled outside the Greater Vancouver, BC area, this salary range will vary depending on the specific hiring location.) 


Full-time non-sales employees are eligible for Verathon’s annual bonus plan based on company and individual performance.


Verathon provides a competitive benefits package including a generous HCSA, paid holidays, paid time off and a retirement matching plan.


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