Verathon, Inc.

Manufacturing Engineer III

Job ID 2024-1249
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 Engineer to become the newest member of our Operations Team located in our Burnaby, BC Office.  


The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for troubleshooting hardware & system issues in support of our sustaining medical devices and products as well as supporting new product introduction. The Manufacturing Engineer is expected to work cross functionally to reduce defects, scrap, 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 Engineer works closely with 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 coordinated activities between all three departments, providing feedback to improve the product design and manufacturing processes to reduce quality defects and costs.


  • Manage manufacturing processes and improvements in an Electro-Mechanical factory
  • 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
  • Analyze layout of equipment, workflow, assembly methods, and work force utilization to maximize efficiency
  • Develop automated or semi-automated processes to improve efficiency and reliability
  • Design, manufacture, and implement production tooling, jigs, dies and test equipment
  • Participate on core team for new product development and hand off from R&D to production
  • Review new designs and provide Design for Manufacturing input to Design Engineering
  • Review existing product designs and recommend changes to optimize product quality, minimize cost and ensure designs conform to production capabilities
  • Coordinate production of prototypes, engineering builds, and process & product validations
  • Track, document, investigate and analyze rejects and failures in production or customer returns and report design and process issues
  • Perform product Failure Investigations and other CAPA related activities
  • Perform tolerance analysis on mechanical and electrical assemblies
  • Meet annual productivity improvement goals
  • Ensure consistent professional communications with all VMCA team members
  • Support VMCA’s Quality Management System that 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
  • EIT Required, P.Eng preferred from EGBC
  • 5+ years’ experience
  • Application of Lean and 6sigma Manufacturing principles
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of manufacturing methods and processes
  • Experience with automation, robotics and PLC programming a benefit
  • Understanding of electrical and mechanical design procedures and testing methodologies
  • Analytical approach to problem solving
  • Experience and aptitude in Design of Experiments, ability to find root cause and correct problems effectively
  • Excellent analytical and judgment skills on tolerance issues
  • Hands-on laboratory or experimental experience
  • The ability to read and interpret procedures and drawings
  • Strong technical, analytical, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to work well in cross-functional teams
  • The ability to be dynamic and creative in identifying issues, their resolutions and in the execution of the resolutions
  • The ability to remain open to new ideas and to maintain a positive attitude with a focus on quality

If you’re currently reading this and hesitating to click “Apply” because you don’t check all the boxes, we encourage you to go for it! A true passion and excitement for making an impact is just as important to us as work experience.


Salary range – CDN $91,475 - $125,959 (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.)  


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


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