Process Engineer in Wilmington, MA at Tecomet

Date Posted: 9/25/2019

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Job Description

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: JOB SUMMARY:

This position will play a key leadership role in developing and implementing processes for precision machined instruments and implants.  The successful candidate will lead and participate on cross-functional teams concentrating on the delivery of new products and the improvement of repeat business processes.   This role will include working with the operations, scheduling, customer service, and quality functions to successfully deliver orders on time while meeting quality and financial goals

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Create methods of manufacture for new customer orders
  • Researches the purchase of equipment or upgrades to existing equipment.
  • Act as intermediary with the customer in regards to drawing specifications/inspection requirements, customer rejections and return.
  • Assess the availability of raw materials and their safety and environmental impact of the facility.
  • Work with schedulers to select work centers based on most effective process and work center load at the time of order
  • Facilitate technical meeting for new customer orders
  • Gather appropriate technical resources to review method of manufacture
  • Complete tolerance stack analysis for manufacturing process
  • Identify special fixtures, jigs, and tooling required for manufacturing process
  • Work with process engineers and  tool design/build group to develop work holding concepts and schedule tool build
  • Participate on customer project teams for product transfers, launches, or other customer requirements
  • Lead projects for cost reduction, scrap reduction, or other initiatives
  • Analyze opportunities for new capital equipment in assigned teams
  • Ensure compliance with all FDA, ISO, quality, safety, and environmental regulations and initiatives.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • This position requires exceptional interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to perform effectively in a team environment.
  • Strong process engineering skills including: work piece control concepts, tolerance stacking, datum controls, and fixturing concepts. Requires  the ability to design processes based on maximizing efficiency and quick changeovers
  • Must be able to troubleshoot and resolve manufacturing process issues, develop and implement detailed project plans, develop and institute cost improvement programs, and be able to apply engineering and quality principles in support of manufacturing.
  • Ability to read, interpret and utilize engineering drawings and electronic data for product and process development is required.
  • Knowledge of process validations, process mapping GD&T and process excellence is a definite plus                  

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and experience in a contract manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in medical device manufacturing, aerospace manufacturing or related industry.
  • Six sigma certification preferred.

Tecomet is an equal opportunity employer M/W/Vets/Disable