Production Engineer

Posting Date 2 months ago(7/23/2020 8:22 AM)
Requisition ID
2020-7696
Job Location(s)
Vandergrift PA United States
Travel
Less than 10%
Position Type
Full Time
Company
Cook Vandergrift
Category
Engineering

Overview

The Production Engineer at Cook Vandergrift plans, directs, and coordinates manufacturing processes for medical device products, and supports Operations in a way to assure a quality product is produced in a timely manner. The Production Engineer works with Operations, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs to improve existing product designs and processes to increase throughput, decrease operational costs, or improve quality.

Responsibilities

• Lead or assist in CAPA investigations and implementations
• Develop, maintain, improve manufacturing and inspection processes/procedures
• Perform equipment and process validations and testing to internal procedures and/or external standards
• Develop cleanliness and environmental control processes and procedures
• Define equipment maintenance requirements
• Design and improve manufacturing and inspection equipment
• Assist with training manufacturing and QC operators, procurement, resolving issues with suppliers
• Assist with equipment instrument calibrations, performing process failure mode effects analyses and repairing equipment and tooling
• Work with Operations Managers and outside Vendors to create methods/machines to help with capacity of products
• Work with Product Development Engineers to develop processes for new products
• Work with Operations, Accounting, and Global Product Managers to increase profit margins of current products which do not meet company requirement.
• Must maintain a positive and professional representation of the company

• Train all relevant personnel on new processes
• Document cost savings
• Assure projects follow design controls established by QSPs
• Work with management to establish project timeliness, project justification, and budget forecasts
• Act as resource for operational departments for materials, equipment and process upgrades
• Work to transfer intra-Cook company products into operations
• Must demonstrate responsibility for the quality/ financial aspects of the company
• Will actively learn and update skills needed to perform tasks using all software mandated by the corporation
• Will actively learn/ update skills needed to keep up to date on all product development projects assigned and seek assistance if needed to solve problems
• Must maintain confidential access to the company's new and/or existing product design and plans
• Responsible for compliance to company's Quality Policy Manual
• Responsible for compliance to company's safety policies

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Production, or Manufacturing Engineering, or related field; or experience of such kind and amount as to provide a comparable background

• Must be able to work alone and on teams with good interpersonal and leadership qualities to get assigned tasks completed in a timely manner
• Ability to get along with others

• Must possess effective and pertinent written and verbal communications skills
• Must possess good organizational and prioritization skills in order to maintain and address multiple assigned projects and expectations
• Must be able to focus on all details and requirements of current medical product development

 

Physical Requirements:

• Good visual acuity
• Good manual dexterity
• Ability, on occasion, to lift a minimum of 30 pounds
• Limited exposure to hazardous chemicals and material

• Majority of day spent in clean, climate controlled lab requiring the use of safety glasses

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