Experience with plastics materials engineering, adhesives for plastics, plastics extruding, plastic film laminating/conversion.
Experience in product development, design change control processes, redesign for cost reduction efforts.
Experience in New Product Development or Product Change Processes.
Experience in Manufacturing Processes.
Demonstrated project management experience.
Experience in regulated design environments a plus - specifically medical device development, FDA or ISO registered.
Ability to deal effectively with all employees and external business contacts while conveying a positive, service oriented attitude.
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to maintain complete confidentiality and discretion in business relationships and exercise sound business judgment.
Sr. Manufacturing Engineer
Responsible for organizing, planning, monitoring, controlling and scheduling the necessary activities of medium to large scale projects to achieve goals.
Coordinate resources between competencies (quality, engineering, research & development, manufacturing) to take new product design or design changes into a production line.
Leads resources and/or teams and other activities to verify and validate design changes on existing products and its related manufacturing processes as part of sustaining engineering efforts (life cycle product engineering).
Initiates and/or evaluates requirements and deliverables of process changes.
Given projects that involve external transition of products out candidate will be responsible to chart the project and manage needed resources to complete transition successfully.
May oversee or coordinate the work of engineers, draftsmen, technicians and other positions that assist in specific assignments when requested.
Develop program plans and track progress related to the above listed initiatives.
Attend product development meetings and provide Operations or Sustaining Engineering input if required.
Reply to corrective actions requests (CAR) for product and process related issues.
Provides Design input for all desirable attributes/Design for manufacturability (DFX/DFM) input and evaluation to product development, support manufacturing by providing cost-improvement alternate product design, materials, components.
Supports the development and training of subordinate engineers.
Conforms to, supports and enforces all Company policies and procedures
Participates in any and all reasonable work activities as may be deemed suitable and assigned by management.