New Product Development Extrusion Engineer

Aquaneer Technologies, LLC

2020-10-12 20:19:40

Job location Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Other

Job description

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.

Job Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

• 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

Preferred Qualifications:

• 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.

Physical Requirements:

• 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.

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