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Manufacturing Engineer CA 90 - Open (J#27280)
Education: Bachelors Degree
Experience: 10 - 20 years


Plans, Develops, and Executes Process and Test Method Validations (IQ, OQ, PQ, PPQ) in accordance with Accellent procedures and guidelines Communicates ideas, information, and recommendations clearly, effectively and frequently (oral and written) within Accellent, with outside suppliers or partners and with Accellent customers during formal and informal interactions.

Prepares or reviews documentation with a high degree of accuracy, completeness, and effectiveness using common Accellent engineering tools & templates were available. (Examples include specifications, manufacturing procedures, ECNs, and technical reports or analysis).

Follows and develops Quality and Regulatory requirements including Accellent policies, procedures, and appropriate regulatory requirements.

Applies and Promotes Lean manufacturing techniques to continuously improve cycle times and process flows. Identifies, supports, or directs the execution of improvement efforts to reduce waste in all manufacturing and business processes.

Uses structured problem solving techniques and statistical methods for data driven analysis and decisions.

Applies and leads DMAIC Six Sigma approaches to solve issues and reduce variation in all manufacturing and business processes.

Plans, executes and manages project activities with cross functional teams.

Project types can include new product development and introduction, manufacturing transfers, continuous improvement and cost reduction initiatives.

Practices and demonstrates the Accellent values (Customer focus, Continuous Improvement,

Performance, Accountability, Teamwork and Integrity) in all activities.

Demonstrates leadership through mentoring of junior staff, responsiveness to business needs and motivation of diverse, cross functional teams including influencing both internal and external members to achieve positive business results.

Demonstrates technical ability through the application of engineering skills, approaches and knowledge.
Takes financial responsibility for activities to create positive impact to the business. Performs all duties and directs others creating a safe working environment for our employees and our communities.

Represent Accellent with customers, vendors and outside auditors.

Perform other duties as assigned by the Engineering Manager.

Physical Demands: Standing for long periods of time, sitting, walking and lifting. Traveling by car and air if needed for customers.

Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering preferred).
10+ years of related experience within a Medical device manufacturer
Strong Project Management Skills
Plastics Injection Molding
Packaging Experience & Automation
Lean Experience

Required 10+ years experience in medical device manufacturing and experience in transferring products from design to manufacturing is highly desirable.

Specialized Knowledge: Strong understanding of various manufacturing processes including: precision plastic injection molding, insert molding, mold constructions, plastic joining technologies, prototyping precision machining, stampings, assembly, and packaging.

Good understanding of polymer material properties and the practical application of these principles in establishing design criteria, robust manufacturing processes, troubleshooting processes, and consulting with customers on material selection.

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Minitab, and Solidworks, Knowledge of Access, Mold Flow, and

Enterprise IQMS is desirable. Ability to apply engineering concepts, original thinking, cause and effect, and ingenuity in order to solve problems.

Must have good decision making and organizational skills to manage and deliver results on multiple priorities simultaneously. Strong program management skills are a must. Must have good verbal and written communications skills.

Must be skilled statistical practitioner and apply statistical analysis to determine process capabilities, compare populations via hypothesis testing, utilize process control charting, and use the output of these analysis to improve operations. Six Sigma is highly desirable.

Knowledge and experience in performing Design of Experiments (DOE) desirable.

It is impossible to list every requirement for, or responsibility of, any position. Similarly we cannot identify all the skills a position may require since job responsibilities and the Companys needs may change over time. Therefore, the above job description is not comprehensive or exhaustive. The
Company reserves the right to adjust, add to or eliminate any aspect of the above description. The Company also retains the right to require all employees to undertake additional or different job responsibilities when necessary to meet business needs.  - Register here for more Injection Molding Industry Jobs is the premier resume database and job search website that focuses specifically on the needs of the injection molding industry. Use this as an exclusive resource to find your next job or employee. We guarantee that you will be pleased with the special focus of this web site.