Accellent, Inc. is a fully integrated provider of design, supply chain management and strategic sourcing services to the Medical Device industry. Accellent www.accellent.com, a recognized market leader, is a fast-growing outsource manufacturing and design solution company specializing in high growth areas such as Cardiology, Endoscopy and Orthopaedics. The top Medical Device companies partner with Accellent to provide innovation, advanced technology, speed to market, low cost labor and strategic sourcing.
We’re looking for team players with a can-do attitude to share in our vision and corporate values. Accellent offers competitive salaries; a comprehensive benefits package, and a stimulating work environment.
Currently, we are searching for a Sr. Manufacturing Engineer to join our Brooklyn Park, MN facility.
Plastic Molding jobs Responsibilities:
Follows and develops Quality and Regulatory requirements including Accellent policies, procedures, and appropriate regulatory requirements.
Plans, Develops, and Executes Process and Test Method Validations (IQ, OQ, PQ, PPQ) in accordance with Accellent procedures and guidelines.
Communicates ideas, information, and recommendations clearly, effectively and frequently (oral and written)within Accellent, with outside suppliers or partners and with Accellent customers during formal and informal interactions.
Prepares or reviews documentation with a high degree of accuracy, completeness, and effectiveness using common Accellent engineering tools & templates were available. (Examples include specifications, manufacturing procedures, ECOs, and technical reports or analysis)
Applies and Promotes Lean manufacturing techniques to continuously improve cycle times and process flows.
Identifies, supports, or directs the execution of improvement efforts to reduce waste in all manufacturing and business processes.
Uses structured problem solving techniques and statistical methods for data driven analysis and decisions.
Applies and leads DMAIC – Six Sigma approaches to solve issues and reduce variation in all manufacturing and business processes.
Plans, executes and manages project activities with cross functional teams.
Project types can include new product development and introduction, manufacturing transfers, continuous improvement and cost reduction initiatives.
Exhibits the Accellent values (Customer focus, Continuous Improvement, Performance, Accountability,
Teamwork and Integrity) in all activities.
Demonstrates leadership through mentoring of junior staff, responsiveness to business needs and motivation of diverse, cross functional teams including influencing both internal and external members to achieve positive business results
Demonstrates technical ability through the application of engineering skills, approaches and knowledge.
Takes financial responsibility for activities to create positive impact to the business
Performs all duties and directs others creating a safe working environment for our
Plastic Molding Jobs Required Skills
Plastic Molding Jobs Required Experience
BS in Engineering, or equivalent, plus a minimum of 10 years experience in plastic injection molding is required.
Must have at least 2 years medical device manufacturing and experience including transferring products from design to manufacturing is highly desirable.
Must have demonstrated ability and experience to balance and multi-task multiple engineering projects and programs in support of Accellent customers.
Must have strong customer interface skills. Must be able to interface and communicate affectively with customer, including strong presentation skills.
Process validation experience: IQ/OQ/PQ
Strong understanding of various manufacturing processes including: precision plastic injection molding, insert molding, mold construction, plastic joining technologies, prototyping, precision machining, stampings, assembly, and packaging.
Good understanding of polymer material properties and the practical application of these principles in establishing robust manufacturing processes, troubleshooting processes, and consulting with customers on material selection.
Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office, MiniTab, and SolidWorks. Knowledge of Access, MoldFlow, and Enterprise IQMS is desirable. Must be able to apply engineering concepts, original thinking, cause and effect, and ingenuity to solve problems.
Must have good decision making and organizational skills.
Must be able to manage and deliver results on multiple priorities simultaneously.
Must have good verbal and written communications skills.
Must be skilled statistical practitioner and apply statistical analysis to determine process capabilities, compare populations via hypothesis testing, utilize process control charting, and use the output of these analysis’ to improve operations. Six Sigma certification is highly desirable.
Knowledge and experience in performing Design of Experiments (DOE) desirable.
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