• Valid City, State or Zip Code: Orangeburg
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Thursday, 11 February 2021
    General Description: Responsible for the management, direction and coordination of the Engineering department(s) at strategically key and technically complex supported site(s). Manage with an operational excellence philosophy, seeking continuous improvement of site operations.


    * Develop, manage and maintain the Capital Budget for the supported site, ensuring that priority, schedule and cost goals are met.
    * Manage the allocation of resources to meet the goals and priorities of the company and the site(s).
    * Minimize costs, waste and utilize resources efficiently throughout the site.
    * Maintain compliance to Engineering Standards

    Excel in Environmental, Health and Safety Performance:


    * Maintain and improve the site's assets to reduce the probability of a major incident at the site.
    * Manage engineering systems, which improve EHS performance - LOTO drawings, P&IDs, site drawings, maintenance records, Title V records, safety interlock testing records, piping and valve specifications, etc.
    * Reduce the injury rates on the site, striving for zero injuries.
    * Reduce the number and severity of spills on the site, striving for zero spills.
    * Provide competency in PHA/LOPA efforts on projects, to ensure the most inherently safe design.

    Continuously Improve the Performance of the supported site(s):


    * Continuously identify areas for potential improvement, or alternative solutions to business challenges within the department and the site(s). Seek to improve the use of resources, methods and tools used to conduct work activities within the Engineering Department to make them more streamlined and effective.
    * Introduce New Products or processes into the site(s) as quickly and effectively as possible through the Stage Gate process.
    * Use established maintenance improvement techniques such as root cause analysis, MTBF, CMMS metrics and analysis of operational data to reduce the number of repeat failures and improve equipment availability, knowledge, training and skills.
    * Seek ways to continue to reduce execution times for capital projects.

    People Leadership:


    * Cultivate a more highly skilled, motivated, and effective organization.
    * Manage employee performance, motivating the workforce, attracting, retaining, and developing employees.
    * Any additional responsibilities as assigned by Manager

    Education and Experience


    * Degree, preferably Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited program
    * Minimum 5 years, preferred 10+ years in production or technical roles in a chemical manufacturing facility
    * 5 - 10 years of supervisory experience in a business or factory.
    * Graduate level engineering or business degree beneficial
    * Demonstrated project management skills
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Lewisville
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Thursday, 11 February 2021
    Seeking an Electrical Control Panel Designer to design panels from panel request documentation, contract drawings and specifications provided from project team -- and to assist with most aspects of panel design projects by producing panel drawing documentation for production and customer.

    Designers are responsible for the electrical design, layout and drafting of industrial control panels. They take user requirements, national and customer standards, and produce designs that meet those requirements.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

    Electrical Design


    * Read and interpret vendor cut sheets to determine functionality and applicability of products.
    * Use knowledge of electrical systems and standards to develop wiring diagrams.
    * Use knowledge of manufacturing techniques, applicable standards, and field installation requirements to develop panel layouts.
    * Confer with engineering staff, manufacturing staff, and other personnel to resolve problems.
    * Explain drawings to manufacturing or construction teams and provide adjustments as necessary.
    * Measure factors that affect installation and arrangement of equipment.

    Drafting


    * Use AutoCAD Electrical to draft electrical schematics and panel layouts.


    Job requirements include:
    Previous experience designing control panels or other product design related experience.
    One to 5 (five) years of AutoCAD experience is required
    AutoCAD Electrical experience is highly desired!
    One or more years of MS Office (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint)One or more years of Documentation Software: Adobe Pro
    Ability to understand schematics
    Ability to synthesize complex or diverse information
    Ability to collect and research data
    Ability to design work flows and procedures
    Ability to generates creative solutions; Translate concepts and information into images; use feedback to modify designs; Apply design principles

    Two-year or Four-year college degree in electrical engineering technology or related experience and/or training desired but not required.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Morgantown
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Thursday, 11 February 2021
    Production Engineer Functional Role


    * Ensures EHS compliance and continuous improvement in EHS performance
    * Provides technical support for Production troubleshooting, problem-solving, and root cause analysis of process issues
    * Provides training on and leads advanced troubleshooting and problem-solving processes
    * Works collaboratively with Quality on chemistry related issues & method formulation improvements
    * Works cooperatively with site engineering to develops project scopes and process engineering packages for new installations and retrofit of facilities
    * Provides technical input for maintenance of raw material usage standards (SAP bill of materials); drives analysis and continuous improvement of raw material utilization (yield performance).
    * Provides analysis of equipment time utilization (OEE) and drives continuous improvement.
    * Responsible for functional safety execution for assigned processes including process hazard analysis (PHA), Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA), Management of Change (MOC), Pre-Start-up Safety Reviews (PSSR), and completion of Corrective and Preventative Actions (CAPA).
    * Provide technical support to basic process control systems (DCS) to optimize process performance and functionality for the operator. Activities may include: loop-tuning, alarm management, and small configuration tasks.
    * Assist production department with creation and maintenance of standard operating procedures (SOPs)
    * Leads or assist in the incident and near miss investigation processes to mitigate risk or resolve
    * Supports the development of KPIs and goals aligned with the PPMC; monitors KPI performance to identify support needs in addressing performance gaps
    * Prepare technical progress reports on active projects and initiatives
    * Satisfies all Corporate Quality Requirements and ISO9001 Quality Management System
    * Practices Responsible Care 14001 through active participation in the Responsible Care Management System and adhere to the Guiding Principles of Responsible Care 14001

    Drive a Culture of Continuous Improvement


    * Partners to drive LEAN/Six Sigma, continuous improvement of processes and operations for increased productivity and efficiency (Operational Excellence)
    * Actively participates in a culture of continuous improvement through collaborative engagement and by providing suggestions in meetings and trainings to improves processes and systems
    * Ensures work is accomplished through defined, measured, and continuously improved work processes; proactively identifies and leverages best practices

    Education and Experience:


    * Degree in Chemical Engineering
    * 5 + years engineering experience in a chemical plant
    * Experience in batch, semi-batch, and continuous processing & controls
    * Chemical engineering knowledge including, but not limited to, an understanding of fluid transport, heat transfer, filtration, reaction kinetics, general process equipment
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Morgantown
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Thursday, 11 February 2021
    Production Engineer Functional Role


    * Ensures EHS compliance and continuous improvement in EHS performance
    * Provides technical support for Production troubleshooting, problem-solving, and root cause analysis of process issues
    * Provides training on and leads advanced troubleshooting and problem-solving processes
    * Works collaboratively with Quality on chemistry related issues & method formulation improvements
    * Works cooperatively with site engineering to develops project scopes and process engineering packages for new installations and retrofit of facilities
    * Provides technical input for maintenance of raw material usage standards (SAP bill of materials); drives analysis and continuous improvement of raw material utilization (yield performance).
    * Provides analysis of equipment time utilization (OEE) and drives continuous improvement.
    * Responsible for functional safety execution for assigned processes including process hazard analysis (PHA), Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA), Management of Change (MOC), Pre-Start-up Safety Reviews (PSSR), and completion of Corrective and Preventative Actions (CAPA).
    * Provide technical support to basic process control systems (DCS) to optimize process performance and functionality for the operator. Activities may include: loop-tuning, alarm management, and small configuration tasks.
    * Assist production department with creation and maintenance of standard operating procedures (SOPs)
    * Leads or assist in the incident and near miss investigation processes to mitigate risk or resolve
    * Supports the development of KPIs and goals aligned with the PPMC; monitors KPI performance to identify support needs in addressing performance gaps
    * Prepare technical progress reports on active projects and initiatives
    * Satisfies all Corporate Quality Requirements and ISO9001 Quality Management System
    * Practices Responsible Care 14001 through active participation in the Responsible Care Management System and adhere to the Guiding Principles of Responsible Care 14001

    Drive a Culture of Continuous Improvement


    * Partners to drive LEAN/Six Sigma, continuous improvement of processes and operations for increased productivity and efficiency (Operational Excellence)
    * Actively participates in a culture of continuous improvement through collaborative engagement and by providing suggestions in meetings and trainings to improves processes and systems
    * Ensures work is accomplished through defined, measured, and continuously improved work processes; proactively identifies and leverages best practices

    Education and Experience:


    * Degree in Chemical Engineering
    * 5 + years engineering experience in a chemical plant
    * Experience in batch, semi-batch, and continuous processing & controls
    * Chemical engineering knowledge including, but not limited to, an understanding of fluid transport, heat transfer, filtration, reaction kinetics, general process equipment
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Freeport
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Thursday, 11 February 2021
    Production Engineer Functional Role


    * Ensures EHS compliance and continuous improvement in EHS performance
    * Provides technical support for Production troubleshooting, problem-solving, and root cause analysis of process issues
    * Provides training on and leads advanced troubleshooting and problem-solving processes
    * Works collaboratively with Quality on chemistry related issues & method formulation improvements
    * Works cooperatively with site engineering to develops project scopes and process engineering packages for new installations and retrofit of facilities
    * Provides technical input for maintenance of raw material usage standards (SAP bill of materials); drives analysis and continuous improvement of raw material utilization (yield performance).
    * Provides analysis of equipment time utilization (OEE) and drives continuous improvement.
    * Responsible for functional safety execution for assigned processes including process hazard analysis (PHA), Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA), Management of Change (MOC), Pre-Start-up Safety Reviews (PSSR), and completion of Corrective and Preventative Actions (CAPA).
    * Provide technical support to basic process control systems (DCS) to optimize process performance and functionality for the operator. Activities may include: loop-tuning, alarm management, and small configuration tasks.
    * Assist production department with creation and maintenance of standard operating procedures (SOPs)
    * Leads or assist in the incident and near miss investigation processes to mitigate risk or resolve
    * Supports the development of KPIs and goals aligned with the PPMC; monitors KPI performance to identify support needs in addressing performance gaps
    * Prepare technical progress reports on active projects and initiatives
    * Satisfies all Corporate Quality Requirements and ISO9001 Quality Management System
    * Practices Responsible Care 14001 through active participation in the Responsible Care Management System and adhere to the Guiding Principles of Responsible Care 14001

    Drive a Culture of Continuous Improvement


    * Partners to drive LEAN/Six Sigma, continuous improvement of processes and operations for increased productivity and efficiency (Operational Excellence)
    * Actively participates in a culture of continuous improvement through collaborative engagement and by providing suggestions in meetings and trainings to improves processes and systems
    * Ensures work is accomplished through defined, measured, and continuously improved work processes; proactively identifies and leverages best practices

    Education and Experience:


    * Degree in Chemical Engineering
    * 5 + years engineering experience in a chemical plant
    * Experience in batch, semi-batch, and continuous processing & controls
    * Chemical engineering knowledge including, but not limited to, an understanding of fluid transport, heat transfer, filtration, reaction kinetics, general process equipment
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Freeport
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Thursday, 11 February 2021
    Production Engineer Functional Role


    * Ensures EHS compliance and continuous improvement in EHS performance
    * Provides technical support for Production troubleshooting, problem-solving, and root cause analysis of process issues
    * Provides training on and leads advanced troubleshooting and problem-solving processes
    * Works collaboratively with Quality on chemistry related issues & method formulation improvements
    * Works cooperatively with site engineering to develops project scopes and process engineering packages for new installations and retrofit of facilities
    * Provides technical input for maintenance of raw material usage standards (SAP bill of materials); drives analysis and continuous improvement of raw material utilization (yield performance).
    * Provides analysis of equipment time utilization (OEE) and drives continuous improvement.
    * Responsible for functional safety execution for assigned processes including process hazard analysis (PHA), Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA), Management of Change (MOC), Pre-Start-up Safety Reviews (PSSR), and completion of Corrective and Preventative Actions (CAPA).
    * Provide technical support to basic process control systems (DCS) to optimize process performance and functionality for the operator. Activities may include: loop-tuning, alarm management, and small configuration tasks.
    * Assist production department with creation and maintenance of standard operating procedures (SOPs)
    * Leads or assist in the incident and near miss investigation processes to mitigate risk or resolve
    * Supports the development of KPIs and goals aligned with the PPMC; monitors KPI performance to identify support needs in addressing performance gaps
    * Prepare technical progress reports on active projects and initiatives
    * Satisfies all Corporate Quality Requirements and ISO9001 Quality Management System
    * Practices Responsible Care 14001 through active participation in the Responsible Care Management System and adhere to the Guiding Principles of Responsible Care 14001

    Drive a Culture of Continuous Improvement


    * Partners to drive LEAN/Six Sigma, continuous improvement of processes and operations for increased productivity and efficiency (Operational Excellence)
    * Actively participates in a culture of continuous improvement through collaborative engagement and by providing suggestions in meetings and trainings to improves processes and systems
    * Ensures work is accomplished through defined, measured, and continuously improved work processes; proactively identifies and leverages best practices

    Education and Experience:


    * Degree in Chemical Engineering
    * 5 + years engineering experience in a chemical plant
    * Experience in batch, semi-batch, and continuous processing & controls
    * Chemical engineering knowledge including, but not limited to, an understanding of fluid transport, heat transfer, filtration, reaction kinetics, general process equipment
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Port Arthur
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Wednesday, 10 February 2021
    Position Summary: Direct and oversee all phases of union plant operations to ensure the safe, environmentally friendly, and cost effective production of quality products to serve our customers.

    Responsibilities:

    * Approve and oversee management of plant budget including allocation of funds, facilities upgrading, long range planning, manpower.
    * Lead/direct safety and medical/industrial hygiene activities (i.e. Central Safety Committee, staff/plant general safety and safety liaison meetings, safety audit, RC-14001 management system compliance, etc.) to ensure compliance with established rules/regulations and to provide an environment for workers that minimizes potential hazards.
    * Monitor and facilitate plant environment (i.e. air quality, wastewater, hazardous material disposal, etc.) activities to ensure plant compliance with federal, state, and local environmental rules and regulations.
    * Lead and encourage continuous quality improvement activities (i.e. internal transfer unit, ISO-9002, EQIP, first time right, etc.) in all phases of plant operation. Ensure that quality reviews/audits are carried out routinely and that resultant changes/modifications to existing policy and procedure are documented and adhered to.
    * Lead plant wide efforts (i.e. cost, quality performance, capital budget and AOP reviews, etc.), to identify cost reduction opportunities. Facilitate cross function input and oversee development, planning and implementation of cost reduction initiatives. Focus on yield.
    * Ensure overall customer service, customer contact and response time (i.e., on-time shipments, product quality) meet customer needs.
    * Provide leadership that develops and sustains an environment which allows for individual growth and initiative and which allows creativity to flourish. Support, encourage and foster team development.
    * Establish and maintain a positive and effective labor relations environment and participate in various labor relations meetings (i.e. grievances and jump meeting, contract negotiations, etc.).
    * Support day to day operation of the plant and assist operations with troubleshooting.
    * Lead and implement Production System best practices.
    * Develop and maintain good working relationship with utilities & service providers.

    Education & Experience:
    * Degree in an Engineering or Chemistry discipline
    * Expert knowledge of plant management and associated functions typically acquired over 10 years of relevant experience.
    * Substantial management experience, preferably at least 5 years.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Appleton - Outagamie County
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Wednesday, 10 February 2021
    Manpower Engineering is closely partnering with a highly respected industry leader in the Greater Appleton, WI Area on a highly visible direct hire/permanent Senior Coatings Engineer position that's open due to continued growth.

    The company has been in business for 100+ years and is known for being innovative, having a great culture, treating their employees extremely well, having very low turnover, and offering great advancement opportunities. They look to hire people who value a positive work culture, want to be part of a winning team, have a desire to learn and grow, and are looking for the opportunity to stretch their current talents and skills to the next level and beyond.

    Our client offers a very generous compensation plan, a great full benefits package, and relocation assistance (if needed).

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    The Senior Coatings Engineer is a highly visible position and will play a big part in the continued growth of the company.

    What we need from you:

    * Understand customer needs and translate those needs into functional barrier coated product designs
    * Design, evaluate, and validate new barrier coatings for sustainable packaging and new product developments
    * Lead lab, pilot, and production trials for new barrier coatings

    Responsibilities:

    * Investigate new material compatibility with existing materials and processes
    * Work with technology development professionals to assist in transition of new technology platforms from the lab to product development scale up
    * Provide support to operations and engineering during new product scale up
    * Identify opportunities for product and process improvements
    * Provide technical support at customer sites for product validation trials
    * Deliver technical reports summarizing results with clear data analysis, conclusions, and recommendations.

    Qualifications:

    * BS or MS, preferred, in chemical engineering, material science, paper science fields or equivalent experience
    * 2+ years of experience in technology and new product development in the coatings or materials industry
    * Strong understanding of chemistry and coatings to apply to packaging and substrate products
    * Experience working with FDA regulations and compliance
    * Ability to apply engineering and scientific principles to develop new products and resolve problems
    * Capable of working in a flexible, often shifting, environment
    * Ability to interact effectively with scientists, engineers, customers, management team, marketing and production personnel
    * Proven ability to work in a cross functional team environment
    * Business knowledge of cost/benefits analysis and project management
    * Strong understanding of laboratory, pilot, and manufacturing environments
    * Ability to facilitate and drive resolution of complex problems
    * Willingness to travel domestically and internationally
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Arden Hills
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Wednesday, 10 February 2021
    A reputable client of ours in the medical device industry is looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer.

    Job Description: Job Purpose
    Position will be responsible for providing electrical and electronic engineering support and expertise in the definition, design, development and test of products, with a focus on Integrated Circuits (IC). In addition, the position will be responsible for developing capable technologies and processes to ensure efficient and effective transfer of product into production.

    Key Responsibilities

    * Assesses process capabilities, prioritizes process improvement opportunities, and innovates and implements process improvements on multiple and moderately complex processes.
    * Applies technical knowledge to innovate, design, and develop processes, procedures, fixturing and/or automation.
    * Executes the functional deliverables associated with the PDP/TDP, Project Management, and Quality Systems.
    * Prepares and presents technical data and recommendations at technical reviews.
    * Writes validation protocols and reports applicable to new processes.
    * Ensures proper documentation is completed to meet quality systems requirements. (e.g., Requirements, BOMs, Validation Plans and Reports, FMEAs, etc.)
    * Oversees development builds associated with the project using special work requests.
    * Provides Design for Manufacturability (DFM) and Design for Test (DFT) input to the engineering print package.
    * Contributes ideas to or generates Intellectual Property submissions.
    * Trains and/or provides work direction to technicians and may train manufacturing personnel when required as part of a validation.
    * May serve as core team member or extended team member on new product projects.

    Basic Qualifications:

    * BS in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience
    * IC Mix-Signal test development
    * VBA and/or C/C++ programming experience
    * IC Fixture Design

    Quality Systems Duties and Responsibilities:
    Build Quality into all aspects of their work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Arden Hills
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Wednesday, 10 February 2021
    A reputable client of ours in the medical device industry is looking for a Senior Electrical Test Engineer.

    Job Description: Job Purpose
    Position will be responsible for providing electrical and electronic engineering support and expertise in the definition, design, development and test of products, with a focus on Integrated Circuits (IC). In addition, the position will be responsible for developing capable technologies and processes to ensure efficient and effective transfer of product into production.

    Key Responsibilities

    * Assesses process capabilities, prioritizes process improvement opportunities, and innovates and implements process improvements on multiple and moderately complex processes.
    * Applies technical knowledge to innovate, design, and develop processes, procedures, fixturing and/or automation.
    * Executes the functional deliverables associated with the PDP/TDP, Project Management, and Quality Systems.
    * Prepares and presents technical data and recommendations at technical reviews.
    * Writes validation protocols and reports applicable to new processes.
    * Ensures proper documentation is completed to meet quality systems requirements. (e.g., Requirements, BOMs, Validation Plans and Reports, FMEAs, etc.)
    * Oversees development builds associated with the project using special work requests.
    * Develops qualified production lines.
    * Provides Design for Manufacturability (DFM) and Design for Test (DFT) input to the engineering print package.
    * Contributes ideas to or generates Intellectual Property submissions.
    * Trains and/or provides work direction to technicians and may train manufacturing personnel when required as part of a validation.
    * May serve as core team member or extended team member on new product projects.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    * Experience with Design Analysis Testing (DAT) and Design Verification Testing (DVT)
    Software and systems experience; electrical Automatic Test Equipment (ATE) and fixturing design
    * Process Development; equipment validations and process characterization experience
    * Wafer-Level test and burn-in experience
    * Experience with IC failure diagnostics
    * Experience with digital boundary scan, analog boundary scan, internal scan, LBIST, MBIST
    * Data driven individual; statistical analysis experience
    * Verilog simulation experience
    * IC DFT/ATPG Tool experience (example Cadence, Mentor, Synopsys)
    * Test vector translation experience (tools such as VTRAN, VectorPort)

    Quality Systems Duties and Responsibilities:
    Build Quality into all aspects of their work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Apple Valley
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Wednesday, 10 February 2021
    Sr. Manufacturing Engineer | Direct Hire | Apple Valley, MN

    Our client is seeking a motivated and collaborative Senior Manufacturing Engineer to support an existing tool coating process. This position provides variety in daily/weekly activities as it supports daily manufacturing but also assists with longer term projects focused on process enhancement.


    * Support and optimize existing tool coating processes and manufacturing equipment to achieve safety, quality, delivery and cost goals, ensuring we meet the needs of our customers.
    * Responsible for daily factory support and Continuous Improvement of the tool coating process area utilizing LEAN/Six Sigma tools, root-cause analysis and improvements to work instructions and operator training.
    * Apply statistical methods to monitor and improve processes, including statistical process control (SPC) and design of experiments (DOE).
    * Support long term projects focused on the development and qualification of new materials and equipment
    * Collaborate cross-functionally with Operations, Training, Quality, Maintenance, Process Development, Controls Engineering, Environmental Health & Safety and Product Management to ensure decisions are robust and well balanced.


    Qualifications:

    * A Bachelors Degree in Engineering
    * 2-5 years of manufacturing experience
    * Experience in manufacturing, supporting manufacturing operations, and manufacturing process improvement utilizing LEAN tools and Six Sigma problem solving methods.

    Preferred

    * Experience with thin film coatings and/or fluoropolymers is preferred
    * Six Sigma Green Belt preferred

    * Lean Manufacturing training/certification recommended
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Fridley
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Wednesday, 10 February 2021
    A client of ours in the medical device industry is seeking a Senior Product Development Engineer. The primary responsibility of this position is to design and develop medical products from concept through process validation. This individual will engage in product and process development for a variety of parts from components, to complex assemblies, to finished devices/systems. This position will work in a dynamic, innovative and collaborative environment including hands-on and customer-interfacing interactions. This is a direct hire opening located in Fridley, MN.

    Position Responsibilities:

    * Lead or contribute to design, development, validation activities through product life cycle for neuromodulation products in accordance to project scope
    * Conduct &/or participate in brainstorming sessions to identify creative ideas and unique solutions.
    * Execute deliverables for Design Control process to deliver the desired product to production in a cost-effective manner while hitting product performance and profitability goals
    * Complete and manage Design History File(s), Design Control, Process Validation and all necessary activities in accordance to all internal and external processes, procedures and standards (MDR, ISO, EN, etc).
    * Read and understand customer specification/requirements to translate into clear, concise performance and functional requirement.
    * Develop strategy for robust design, process and testing criteria to satisfy requirements.
    * Conduct engineering evaluation, characterization, design of experiments (DOE), bench testing or other verification activities to improve and confirm capability in the design and process.
    * Assess, anticipate and mitigate risks through risk assessment tools such as FMEA, root cause analysis, and etc throughout the product development lifecycle.



    Position Qualifications:

    * Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related technical field required.

    * A minimum of 8 years of engineering experience with a minimum of 4 years in medical device products (neuromodulation experience and project/people management experience are a plus)
    * Proven experience in 3D modeling (Solidworks preferred) and working knowledge of drafting specifications such as GD&T
    * Experience in a regulated environment and demonstrated competence in required documentation and industry accepted practices such as Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), ISO 13485 Design Control, and Quality Systems Regulation (QSR)
    * Knowledge and effective application of engineering tools (Risk Analysis, FMEA, DOE, Process Validation, protocol/report documentation) required
    * Familiarity with Process Instrumentation and Controls, development and characterization of Test Methods for selection, verification and validation of components, sub-systems and assemblies.

    * Excellent technical writing skills
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Riverside
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Tuesday, 09 February 2021
    This is a Remote Position where you can sit anywhere on the West Coast or Western Part of the United States



    A leading global supplier of reliable, high quality electronic components and solutions for over sixty-five years, seeks a Staff Field Applications Engineer for the Western Region Market. In this role, you will provide comprehensive technical support for customer circuit and system designs in specific market applications.

    Primary Responsibilities:


    * Identify, define, and create optimum solutions to achieve market segment design-ins that utilize the full product portfolio.

    * Own technical responsibility for design-in from identification of technical application to qualification and production of the technical solution.
    * Provide comprehensive technical support for customers within the Western regions of the US in specific market applications.
    * Facilitate new product development that generates technology-leading product road maps while maximizing the voice of the customer philosophy.
    * In conjunction with the Sales Team, drive total solution promotion towards maximizing company product content by identifying opportunities in new and existing applications, following up on leads, visiting accounts, and ensuring that customers have the most up-to date technical information.

    * Apply technical acumen and understanding of component interaction to provide the best solution recommendation in a timely manner.

    * Monitor and assess the impact of technology and market trends in the field and make recommendations to product and market management to capitalize on opportunities.

    Qualifications Needed:

    The successful candidate will have BSEE, with an MSEE preferred. A BS in a related field may be acceptable with appropriate electrical engineering experience. Requires a broad knowledge of design and applications and have at least 8 years of experience in the semiconductor, passive or electromechanical industries. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of customers and management.

    This position has an expectation of up to 50% domestic travel and occasional international travel.

    As a key member of the Engineering Team you will have, an opportunity to grow with the company and advance based on your results, performance, and hard work. We offer a competitive salary, benefits, and the ability to showcase your technical expertise, and your ability to build strong customer relationships.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Fridley
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Tuesday, 09 February 2021
    Manufacturing Engineer | Direct Hire | Machine Shop | Fridley, MN

    Job Summary

    The Manufacturing Engineer develops process routing, CNC programs, tooling, and fixtures to be used in the manufacturing processes.

    Essential Functions

    · Develop manufacturing processes utilizing knowledge of product design, materials, components, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, and assembly methods.

    · Develop CNC programs for 2 and 9 axis lathes; 3, 4, and 5 axis mills; and mill-turns using Esprit programming software for both mills and lathes. Verify using simulation software (NCSIMUL).

    · Develop operation sketches using Computer Aided Design (CAD) software (KeyCreator and SolidWorks) for parametric modeling, simulation, analysis, and product documentation.

    · Confers with planning and design staff concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods.

    · Sets machine sequence set-up and cycle times for the manufacture parts to customer requirement.

    Required
    High School Diploma
    5 axis experience
    Mill Turning experience
    CNC programming experience
    Engineering experience
    Worked w/ complex parts before
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Fort Lauderdale
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Tuesday, 09 February 2021
    POSITION: Plant Manufacturing Engineer
    LOCATION: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
    TYPE: Direct Hire

    OVERVIEW:
    *Primary day-to-day responsibility for the plant manufacturing and process engineering functions and you will be constantly challenged by a rapidly growing and evolving company to bring innovative and modern manufacturing techniques to an industry ripe with opportunity.
    *As a key member of the Production team, you will report to the SVP of Production and work closely with the Product Development Engineer and Purchasing Manager.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    *Plan, manage and coordinate manufacturing processes.
    *Analyze and plan workforce utilization, space requirements and workflow.
    *Develop equipment layouts and workspace designs for maximum efficiency.
    *Meet regularly with the planning and design staff concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods.
    *Meet with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts. Evaluate products according to specifications and quality standards.
    *Estimate production times, staffing requirements and related costs to provide information for management decisions.
    *Meet with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules and other considerations to optimize production processes.
    *Apply statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements.

    REQUIRED:
    *Bachelor's Degree in Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent work experience.
    *Minimum of five years of related industry manufacturing experience. Ability to travel 33% of the time (Domestic: East/West Coast and Midwest).
    *Demonstrated experience in project management.
    *Possess knowledge and experience with single piece and cell manufacturing concepts.
    *Experience driving manufacturing process improvement initiatives. Comfortable on the manufacturing floor working hand-in-hand with teams.
    *Proficient in Manufacturing software, as well as Microsoft Office: Excel, Outlook and Word.
    *Experience with AutoCAD and Solidworks Design software a plus.
    *Proficient in data analysis and reporting.
    *Familiar with Six-Sigma, SPC and/or Lean methodologies (certification in either is a plus).
    *Self-motivated; can identify and drive improvements independently.
    *Experience working with fabrics is preferred.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Addyston
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Tuesday, 09 February 2021
    Process Safety Management (PSM) Engineer

    The Process Safety Management (PSM) Engineer oversees and supports the site PSM initiatives and ensures compliance to applicable process safety regulations. He/she oversees the Process Safety Management program, Management of Change (MOC) element, Process and Dust Hazard Analysis (PHA/DHA) systems, Incident Investigation, and Capital Projects Risk Assessments. Develop and oversee execution of tactical and strategic plans to improve process safety management performance. Create, develop, and improve existing PSM program elements to improve process safety, employee health and safety, and environmental compliance throughout the site. Provide Process Safety trainings to employees, managers and external partners / contractors in order to increase safety awareness and support our safety culture. Collaborate with site operations leadership and engineers to scope and prioritize capital improvement projects to improve process safety. Lead and participate in site operational audits. Participate in the site's preparation for and track closure of Process Safety audit findings. Perform quarterly internal PSM system audits. Facilitate PHA's, DHA's, and LOPA's for processes to meet both internal and external regulatory schedule requirements while providing the necessary documentation, completing management reviews and issuing reports to meet established deadlines. Support project managers and site teams to deliver Risk Assessments and PSM deliverables required as part of project execution. Lead safety studies for new projects and work with site engineers to ensure effectiveness and consistency of PHA's, DHA's, and LOPA's. Support, provide oversight, and track closure of PHA/DHA/LOPA related action items to ensure timely completion and appropriate documentation. Be the MOC program gatekeeper to ensure MOC completion before the change is implemented and timely completion of pre and post startup action items. Facilitate What-If, HAZOP, and LOPA studies as needed based on the risk of the change. Provide support, guidance, and oversight for individual MOC owners to ensure deliverables are in line with PSM program requirements. Approve MOC changes and identify opportunities for improvement. Support and provide oversight for Pre Start Up Safety Reviews (PSSR). Provide incident investigation training to employees, managers, and external partners/contractors. Lead root cause analysis of process safety incidents and communicate findings. Track incident investigation completion, action items, and findings. Report monthly incident investigations to the site and KPIs to the management. Analyze internal and external near hits, lifesaving rule violations, high potential and other incidents for immediate and root causes to prevent similar occurrences on site.

    Required: Bachelor's degree in engineering or technical field is required. Experience working in chemical industry or equivalent experience in Process Safety Management. Experience in Process Safety Management programs/protocols and familiarity with the 14 elements of PSM. Working knowledge of quality and environmental systems and regulations.Working knowledge of safety systems and regulations. Strong chemical process manufacturing knowledge and experience. Working Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Arden Hills
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Tuesday, 09 February 2021
    Pr. Product Development Engineer | Direct Hire | Arden Hills, MN | Med Device Industry | $105-$142k + bonus


    Lead, interact and collaborate with project team members, engineers, researchers and customers to meet project goals and resolve issues. Responsible for taking customer designs and specifications and interpreting for process and QMS feasibility. Oversee prototyping and Product/Process Development of medical device assemblies including catheters and related sub-components. Conduct feasibility and reliability tests to evaluate designs. Translate customer clinical needs into detailed product and process specifications and drawings in accordance with regulatory safety standards. Collaborate with suppliers and external partners on sourcing of components and materials. Research and Integrate new technologies and materials by utilizing technical knowledge and implementing solutions. Create documentation including specification requirements, process work instructions, risk assessment, FMEA, BOM, drawings and test results. Draft and execute test protocols and present relevant results and findings to team, management and customers. Ensure yields are acceptable for manufacturability and product cost targets. Support the quoting/proposal process and predict project costs, material lead times and product delivery schedules.

    Qualifications:

    * Bachelor's Degree: Engineering realm
    * 15 years of experience is ideal (have fairly inexperienced team) (mentor other engineers)
    * Have to have medical device industry experience

    * Cath is HEAVILY sought after, guiding introducer, medical device delivery, electrophysiology cath, Delivery system used to place a valve- that would fit

    * Hands on medical device assembly
    * Mechanical Engineering background
    * Solidworks experience
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Northford
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Monday, 08 February 2021
    Manpower is a national recruiting company which partners with many of the leading employers in the Life Sciences, IT, and Financial Services sectors, feel free to check us out at http://www.manpowergroup.com/



    One of our Client has a current opening at a competitive rate, for a long term Contractual Position, experienced # Assembler - Level 1 to add to their team. I reviewed your resume in our database and think this would be a great fit, so was hoping to connect with you regarding this opportunity.



    # Assembler - Level 1

    # Northford, Connecticut

    #8+ Month contract (With Possible Extension)

    #Shift hours: 2nd shift



    Job Description:

    Assembles fabricated parts at floor stations. Tests and calibrates parts and mechanisms to meet tolerances and product specifications. Uses hand tools and power tools to assemble units according to product specifications.

    Uses hand tools and power tools to assemble units according to product specifications. Identifies units that fail tests or tolerance levels and repairs as necessary. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. May be required to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty. May require 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: St. Paul
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Monday, 08 February 2021
    A client of ours in the medical device industry is seeking an AUtomation ENgineer to join their team on a permanent basis. This position is located in White Bear Lake, MN.


    Roles and Responsibilities


    * Observes processes and provides detailed analysis and recommendations for tooling, fixtures and automation improvements.
    * Prepares accurate and detailed product specifications, project plans, project timelines, and other equipment specific documentation for internal or external sources.
    * Purchases, assembles and troubleshoots components and systems to ensure successful implementation and qualification in production.
    * Manages project technical progress, schedule and financial impact to assure milestone achievement.
    * Accurately reports and communicates progress and bottlenecks. Seeks additional resources when needed.

    What is Required for this Role


    * BS in Engineering with 0 - 2 years of relevant experience in equipment development, preferably in the medical device industry
    * Must possess a strong general understanding of mechanical, electro-mechanical, and automated systems.
    * Must develop and follow a disciplined and detailed approach to project management and design process.
    * Ability to manage multiple parallel projects with varying scopes and deadlines from concept to production qualification using established HMC processes.
    * Must be able to work independently and comfortable working in a fast paced environment.

    * Adaptive to change and willing to support a variety of work assignments to fulfill internal and external customer expectations.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Minneapolis
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Sunday, 07 February 2021
    Our client is seeking an ASIC Design Verification Engineer to join their team on a contract basis to start out with. This position will have a key role in the development of advanced verification environments for complex SoC components, while ensuring on time delivery with best-in-class quality. Typical tasks include; the development of new environments, execution of verification plans while collaborating with design teams, and debugging complex problems. Candidates must be familiar with constrained random verification and functional coverage closure. This position is located in Minneapolis, MN.

    Position Responsibilities:

    * ASIC/FPGA DV experience with UVM methodologies
    * Experience in developing UVM-based SV test-benches.
    * Experienced with defining block, sub-system or SOC top level test plans.
    * Hands-on experience with verification environments, architecture definitions and development.
    * Relevant experience with one or more of PCIe, NVMe and CPU sub-systems.
    * Understanding and knowledge of verification methodologies, flows and quality metrics.
    * Team player with great interpersonal communication skills.

    Position Qualifications:

    * MS or BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science
    * Minimum of 7 years of combined design and verification engineering experience
    * Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to convey complex technical concepts to other peers in verbal and written form
    * A proven ability to achieve results in a fast paced, dynamic environment