Company: A global medical technology leader and for more than 30 years, they have advanced science for life by providing a broad range of high performance solutions that address patient needs and reduce the cost of healthcare. They are leading innovator of medical solutions and their products and technologies are used to diagnose or treat a wide range of medical conditions, including heart, digestive, pulmonary, vascular, urological, women's health, and chronic pain conditions. They continue to innovate in key areas and currently are extending their innovations into new geographies and high-growth adjacency markets. Due to the continued growth and expansion of the company, they are in need of an experienced Manufacturing Engineer.
Your unique role with the company: You will develop and implement manufacturing business improvement projects and processes for disposable medical devices, also support teams to make improvements to existing devices and manufacturing processes In a close knit company environment you will be working and collaborating with other teams such as R&D and Operations on a daily basis with a great opportunity for growth with a Fortune 500 company.
Perform Six Sigma (Problem Solving and Process Improvement) and Lean tools to develop project opportunities to gain rates of improvement from manufacturing lines.Utilize Design of Experiments to optimize injection molding processes.
Assesses process capabilities, prioritizes process improvement opportunities, and innovates and implements process improvements on commercial products.
Applies technical knowledge to innovate, design, and develop processes, procedures, tooling and/or automation for injection molding.
Plans, organizes, and conducts all aspects of technical reviews.
Oversees development builds associated with the project using special work requests.
Develops and maintains qualified production lines
Contributes ideas to or generates Intellectual Property submissions.
Trains and/or provides work direction to technicians and engineers and may train manufacturing personnel when required as part of a validation.
May serve as a core team member or extended team member on new product projects.
Participate in lean reviews, line side meetings, and Kaizen events.
We appreciate our employees by providing:
High competitive base salary
World-class benefits and 401k match
Extensive relocation package offered
Paid holidays and generous vacation
Community Information: Bloomington, IN Area
Bloomington is a city of contrasts and is a tight-knit community with a diverse and rich culture due to the international appeal of Indiana University
This is a city where you can enjoy urban amenities like a thriving arts scene, and It's a place that offers exciting Big Ten sports, and incredible culinary scene as well as routine visits from national musical acts
Flexible and versatile community with picturesque conditions and was recently voted the best small town to live in in the United States
Bigger cities all around as you are only 45 minutes away from Indianapolis and a few hours from Chicago, Saint Louis, Louisville, and Cincinnati
Low cost of living
Excellent schools and a low crime rate
What we are looking for:
The position requires a BSME, MET, or related Engineering Degree-Minimum Six (6)years medical device experience in a process/manufacturing engineering role-Previous experience in the areas of Design for Manufacturing (DFM), Design of Experiments (DOE) and product/process -Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA).Experience with CAD Software (Solid Works & AutoCAD)
Industry related experience including commercialization and qualification of injection molded / extruded components
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