Senior Extrusion Engineer
Location: San Clemente
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Job Description Our San Clemente manufacturing client is seeking
a Senior Extrusion Engineer to join their team. The Senior
Extrusion Engineer is responsible for leading and supporting New
Product Introduction (NPI) projects while establishing the strategy
and vision of NPI projects including but not limited to exploring
and investigating new manufacturing concepts, identifying and
qualifying new materials, and new processing methods/tools. This
role is accountable for the successful commercialization of new
products and the development efforts towards the fulfillment of
deliverables per our customer needs. The Senior Extrusion Engineer
will act as a liaison between Engineering, Supplier Development,
Quality, and Manufacturing Operations to ensure readiness to
seamlessly plan, source, make and deliver products to our customers
around the world. RESPONSIBILITIES Designs, develops, schedules,
and refines New Product Introduction projects while overseeing the
development from conception to conclusion Provides technical
expertise for the development and investigation of projects and
troubleshoots technical problems providing innovative solutions.
Collaborates with Quality, Supplier Development Manufacturing
Operations, and Marketing departments. Performs as the principal
technical contact assuming the responsibility for the progression
of concepts and technologies to provide expert knowledge for the
full life-cycle support of project commercialization. Identifies
manufacturing and sale-up risks at pilot and production sites while
develops and implements appropriate mitigation plans. Ensures
alignment across sites to harmonize operations and site-to-site
transfer of knowledge, process, and good practices as applicable.
Ensures the successful launch of newly developed products from
design to manufacturing. Develops and maintains association with
outside organizations and institutions pertinent to the interests
and needs of the department and the Company, with emphasis on
relations with technical teams of both suppliers and customers.
Introducing new materials in combination with new processes into
research to meet product requirements. QUALIFICATIONS Bachelors
degree in an engineering or scientific discipline. 10 years of
proven experience or an advanced degree and 8+ years of proven
experience. Professional working experience with Medical device
design and manufacturing technologies and/or products. Expert level
experience with Test Method development, protocol generation,
execution, and reporting. Experience mentoring junior members of
the technical staff. GMP and ISO 9000 training. Experience with
tooling design with advanced Solidworks CAD knowledge In-depth
understanding of materials associated with medical devices such as
polymers (PVC, nylons, polyethylene, polycarbonate, polypropylene.
Knowledge of PEEK, Pebax, PTFE, FEP, silicone is also useful).
Expert knowledge of polymer extrusion processes and equipment
including medical polymeric materials, diameters ranging from 0.030
to 1.0 diameter parts, single and multi-lumen profiles,
para-tubing, co-extrusion applications, bump tubing, striping, etc.
Project management associated with new process/product/technology
development and the successful transfer into manufacturing.
Understand customer requirements and application. Six Sigma
Greenbelt or equivalent certification beneficial but not required.
COMPETENCIES/SKILLS Self-motivation and hands-on skills to simplify
complex processes. Professional experience in exploration of new
technologic prospect. Capability to establish change and encourage
the inter-organizational exchange of skills. Excellent
communication and interpersonal skills combine with the ability to
interact with and influence all levels of the business and clients.
Exceptional problem-solving, organizational, analytical and
critical thinking skills including high discretion/judgment in
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