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Job Purpose: The Product/Design Engineer (Project Manager) role is an entry/mid position, reporting directly to the Engineering Manager, with responsibility to lead and manage assigned Technician. The New Product Implementation group consists of four Project Managers and four Engineering Technicians. The Project Manager is responsible for planning and executing projects to develop new products, while obtaining customer acceptance and transferring new products to production. The Project Manager ensures projects are delivered on time in accordance to project plan and is responsible for product specifications throughout the product lifecycle. Primary products are brazed ceramic-to-metal sealed electrical feed-throughs used in a variety of industries, including medical devices, aerospace, power distribution, electronics, sensors, oil/gas. Materials include alumina ceramics, titanium, stainless steels, copper, nickel, NiFe alloys, Monels, molybdenum, tungsten, Ag alloys,and AuCu alloys. The role is an exciting opportunity to join a global, dynamic, Hi-Tech team, supporting the medical and aerospace industries. We are the industry leader in development and manufacturer of ceramic to metal seals for both Aerospace and Medical markets. We help improve the quality of life with our implantable medical components, and we ensure the safety of travelers by developing multiple components for the Aerospace industry. Essential Functions: Management of new product development projects: Responsible for Design Plan that meets customer specifications and/or requirements. The design plan includes the following: Product design specifications (drawings, item masters) Process specifications (BOM, routing, methods, fixtures, equipment) Inspection specifications (inspection criteria, methodology, inspection levels) Responsible for material procurement used in project. Confers with vendors, suppliers and purchasing to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, components and fixturing, among others. Assures purchased, transferred or manufactured components conform to specified quality standards. Responsible for product assembly and processing of associated components Responsible for Design Verification - Verify that the necessary tests and inspections are performed to assure parts meet Design Plan criteria. This includes first article inspections, applicable certificates of compliance/analysis/chemistry/physical properties, FMEA, control plan, initial product costing standards among others. Responsible for product transfer to production which may include NPI check sheet, operator training, among others. Confers with management, process engineering, quality engineering and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules and other considerations to facilitate production processes. Estimates production times, staffing requirements and related costs to provide information for management decisions. Manage new product projects using accepted project management tools Establish project charter which clearly defines scope, goals, deliverables, required resources and timing. Provide a project schedule to identify what tasks need to be performed and when. Ensure project is completed on time. Ensure product costs will meet expected production yield and margin goals as outlined in project goals. Clearly communicate project risks as they arise. Identify resources required to complete project Track and report on project milestones and provide status to Engineering Manager and other senior management as required. Clearly communicate expectations to team members and stakeholders Lead, coach and motivate team members on a proactive basis. Resolve any issues with product design specification, process design specifications or inspection specifications throughout lifecycle of product. Participate in customer visits to discuss new products or evaluate product problems as required. Evaluate propose changes in equipment, processes, materials or services that result in cost reduction or improvement in operations. Approve customer purchase orders to ensure product will meet customer requirements as part of contract review process as required. Technical resource for process engineering, quality engineering and production on applicable products. Participates in MRB activities as required Minimum Qualifications and Education Requirements B.S. degree in Material Science or Engineering is desired and often required. Minimum 3 years related experience is required. Processing experience with refractory metallization, thin film deposition, electroplating, vacuum and hydrogen brazing, and electrical testing desired. Computer proficiency. Additional Requirements: Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, drawings, specifications, technical procedures, or government regulations. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Must adhere to all Company policies. General Algebraic and Geometric skills required. Must be able to apply mathematical operations to frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis or variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory and factory analysis. Physical Requirements: Must be capable of sitting and using a computer for the majority of an 8-hour workday. Must be able to lift 35 pounds. Must be capable of traveling within the US and Internationally. This job description does not state or imply that all duties to be performed are specifically identified above. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested or instructed by an authorized person of the Company. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at-will" relationship.
Morgan Advanced Materials is a global engineering company. We apply world-class material science and manufacturing expertise to solve the technical challenges that our customers face everyday. We work in selected segments of the electronics, energy, healthcare, industrial, petrochemical, security and transport markets, typically in close collaborative customer relationships. Our core strength is our ability to get to grips with individual customer problems, apply the science and engineer elegant and reliable solutions.
Morgan Advanced Materials has a longstanding history as a global leader in materials science and applications engineering. We are proud of the reputation we have earned so far, and we are focused on continuous improvement for the future in every aspect of what we do.
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