Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Irvine, CA 92618

Posted: 04/26/19 Industry or Function: Engineer Job Number: 69610-TM Compensation: $130,000 to $160,000 per year

KEY WORDS: manufacturing, engineer, operations, medical device, FDA, clean room, manager, catheter, GMP, startup, design, Solidworks, implant.

JOB DESCRIPTION: TriStaff is partnering with a well-funded startup class III medical device company in Irvine, CA to find a Manufacturing Engineering Manager (or Operations Manager) to lead them through clinical trials to product approval.  This person must be comfortable working in a startup environment and must have prior medical device experience.  You must be a hands-on leader!!  It’s a very exciting time for this company as they’re on the verge of bringing a revolutionary product into the market.  This role has tremendous growth opportunity!


If interested and qualified, please email your resume to Megan Marsh at


Job Duties:

  • Manage 7 direct reports
  • Support all activities related to manufacturing, operations, and testing
  • Work closely with R&D team, suppliers, and clinical team to achieve corporate goals
  • Improve and develop new test methods
  • Support and lead manufacturing operation for prototypes and clinical products


  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Stock Options
  • PTO and holiday pay
  • Opportunity to work with a small, cohesive group motivated and passionate about the success of the product!


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • At least 7 years’ experience as a Manufacturing Engineer within the medical device industry
  • Prior experience managing a team
  • Ability to work on a small team and wear many different hats


Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering



Megan Marsh

I am an East Coast native and earned a BA degree in Psychology from the University of Virginia. After recruiting for a year in Washington, D.C., I moved out to San Diego, CA and joined TriStaff in 2007 as a Technical Recruiter. Since 2013, I’ve been an Engineering & Executive Search Recruiter, specializing in hardware engineering recruitment within Southern California. The majority of my clients are small, well-funded startups within the medical device and consumer electronics industries. Positions that I specialize in: Mechanical Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Quality Assurance, Manufacturing Engineers, Systems Engineers, Operations, Project Managers. I’m also the proud mother of two strong-willed daughters, and my husband is the Director of Operations at a local startup Medical Device Company, so I’m deeply embedded in the engineering space!
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