New Product Development Extrusion Engineer
Aquaneer Technologies, LLC
Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
Job type: fulltime
Job industry: Other
Our Client seeks an Extrusion Engineer is responsible for ensuring the technical stabilization and continuous improvement of the manufacturing environment including processes and products.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Ensures that all processes are properly defined. This includes ensuring that the proper tooling, equipment, materials and handling requirements are correct, complete and optimized.
• Provides hands on support and technical leadership of multiple extrusion lines and related downstream processes to support production and development efforts.
• Works to improve yields and continually improve various processes.
• Participates in cross-functional teams to perform root cause analysis and define corrective actions.
• Takes the lead to ensure that all appropriate manufacturing work instructions and quality inspection plans are complete and accurate. Participates in the development and execution of training programs.
• All other responsibilities as assigned by manager.
• BS in Engineering or other technical discipline
• A minimum of 5 years of experience in a technical extrusion capacity
• Strong knowledge of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing practices
• Experience working with manufacturing personnel to achieve common goals and improve processes
• Must possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills to interact within all levels of the organization
• Working knowledge of Microsoft PC software, spreadsheets, word processing, presentations, and Minitab are a must
• BS in Polymer Sciences, Plastics, or other related discipline
• Six Sigma Green Belt or Six Sigma Black Belt
• Knowledge of ISO 9001:2008, ISO 13485:2003, GLP, cGMP, PPC quality system, FDA and other applicable standards
• Experience in related medical industry.
• Ability to stand, sit, walk up and down stairs and lift up to 50 pounds.
• Ability to use safety equipment required, where applicable. Must be able to distinguish and react to safety concerns within the operation.