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Future Supply Chain Opportunities - Sr. Lean Process Engineer

Massachusetts, USA ● New Hampshire, USA ● Westford, MA 01886, USA Req #524
Friday, April 29, 2022

Cynosure is well positioned competitively to lead and transform the medical aesthetics industry.  We are guided by our belief that this is a purpose-driven business, which improves patient’s lives and improves practitioner’s livelihoods.

  • We are passionate about driving a healthy and growing medical aesthetics industry with leading-edge marketing which inspires consumers to engage in medical aesthetics.
  • We are the leader in science-based technology which elevates the standard of care for consumers.
  • We are relentlessly focused on being the undisputed innovation leader, addressing the growing demand for consumer treatments across all demographics.
  • We are committed to building and strengthening our unmatched global footprint, with direct employees on five continents and in 15 countries and growing, and distributor partners serving over 130 countries.
  • We put our people first and believe personal development drives business development.
  • We love our customers and strive give them the leading-edge technology, service, marketing support and clinical education to improve their patient’s outcomes and to improve their livelihoods.

At Cynosure, we look for people who make an impact and encourage everyone to lead, create, and add value. In turn, we invest in our team to grow people’s careers and build upon our high-performance and culture-oriented organization. We work together as one team, winning together.

As we grow our global team, there is no better time to join us. As a market leader in medical aesthetics, Cynosure has over 25 years developing, manufacturing, and marketing products for dermatologists, plastic surgeons, medical spas, and healthcare practitioners. With the aesthetic industry’s most comprehensive product portfolio, our offerings span several categories including skin revitalization, body contouring, hair removal, and women’s health.  

Our mission is to set Cynosure customers up for success shaping future leaders of the aesthetics industry and helping everyone who uses our technologies discover their version of beautiful.

Learn more about us by following our LinkedIn and Instagram sites and please visit us at

Future Supply Chain Opportunities, North America.


Cynosure is always seeking talented Supply Chain/Manufacturing Professionals to join our team! By applying to this position you are expressing interest in a future opportunity on the supply chain/manufacturing team. You can find our current openings by visiting the Cynosure Careers Portal.


Job Summary

Responsible for projects and to direct process support related to production of instruments. The position is expected to work independently and as part of a greater team, planning and implementing projects to support manufacturing including, but not limited to; equipment/material/process specification, validation, maintenance, and supply chain risk mitigation.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The incumbent may be asked to perform other function-related activities in addition to the below mentioned responsibilities as reasonably required by business needs.

  • Daily Engineering support/communication/coordination of instrument production
  • Hands on Mechanical/Electrical Engineering skills.
  • Read, write, train, and interpret instructions/specifications.
  • Use of process engineering data and statistics to evaluate/improve processes.
  • Develop, maintain, and process changes to manufacturing procedures, maintenance instructions, and specifications used in manufacturing.
  • Lead and implement projects to reduce cost and supply chain risk, improve quality and instrument reliability.
  • Develop and execute validation plans for process and design changes.
  • Develop and execute test plans/ root cause troubleshooting analysis at product and process levels.
  • Develop measurements and goals aligned with the business; monitor performance to identify support needs in addressing performance gaps in plant yields, OEE, machine/personnel utilization and process controls.
  • Drive analysis and continuous improvement of material use (yield performance).
  • Review analysis of equipment time use (OEE), identifies areas of opportunity and guides continuous improvement.
  • Provide development support and guidance on process control systems to optimize process performance and functionality for the operator.
  • Work cooperatively with Sustaining Engineering to develop project scopes and process engineering packages for improvement programs.
  • Embody and deliver the “Exceptional Everyday”




Associate’s degree required

Bachelor’s degree required

Master’s degree required

PhD required

Education and experience combination:

Associate’s degree is equivalent to 18 months of experience

Bachelor’s degree is equivalent to three (3) years of experience

Master’s degree is equivalent to four (4) years of experience


Specific Area of Study: BSEE, BSME or BSIE



0 to 2 years relevant experience

2 to 5 years relevant experience

5 to 8 years relevant experience

8+ years relevant experience


Specific Related Experience: Instrument manufacturing engineering experience or equivalent, preferably medical device or other regulated industry. Produce related experience within manufacturing operations preferred, including an increasing level of responsibility.



  • Strong project management experience and Lean/Continuous improvement experience
  • Lean Six sigma Certification Preferred
  • Excellent soft skills – interpersonal savvy, listening, organizing, planning, time management, Learning on the fly, execution, focus, approachability, independence and good judgment, positive attitude
  • High energy
  • Communication—must be able to effectively communicate in both written and verbal forms, and at all levels in the organization
  • Familiarity with various advanced manufacturing process technologies
  • Demonstrated proficiency in time and project management
  • Teamwork - must be able to work effectively with fellow colleagues


Physical Demands

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

  • Sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • Stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Lifting/pushing/pulling and carrying products weighing up to 45 pounds
  • Potential Exposure to moving mechanical parts, vibration and/or moderate noise levels.
  • Potential Exposure to hazardous chemicals or other materials.
  • Safety Shoes compliant with site specific policies/procedures must be worn in designated areas
  • Potential Exposure to blood.
  • Other (please specify)

Cynosure is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, ender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran

Cynosure is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran

Other details

  • Job Family Engineering
  • Job Function Manufacturing Engineering
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • Massachusetts, USA
  • New Hampshire, USA
  • Westford, MA 01886, USA