Manufacturing Engineer


21. Jan 2019


Andover - USA






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Straumann partners with passionate people who fit in with the agile dynamics of our size-for-success company. People at Straumann appreciate the opportunity to shape the future and create impact. Encouraging leadership and inspiring ideas from our people have guided us through our proud history of pioneering innovations.


    Position Summary:
    Provide support to Quality and Manufacturing in areas of process improvement and technology. Lead activities such as developing new automated processes, improve existing processes, technology transfer of new products, support and troubleshooting of existing automation and other duties as assigned by the head of Process Improvement and Technology.

    Major Responsibilities of the Position:
    • Lead development and implementation of process improvement projects which requires core technology of robots and visions systems
    • Lead technology transfer of manufacturing processes / products; this includes fixture design, process validation, work instructions, sampling plans, process controls, test methods and measurement techniques
    • Process owner and troubleshooting of existing automation equipment which includes PLC, HMI, robots, vision software, mechanical / electrical /pneumatic devices
    • Identify areas for process improvement; recommend and implement solutions
    • Use 3D CAD software to design fixturing
    • Support NCMR’s, ECO’s, CAPA’s, PFMEA’s, GR&R, etc. as required

    Other Duties:
    • Support on-going compliance through process changes and re-validation evaluation
    • Maintain job related processes / work instructions
    • Participate in meeting departmental goals and objectives
    • Other duties as may be assigned by the head of Process Improvement and Technology


    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in engineering and at least 3 years relevant experience

    Required Knowledge and Skills:
    • Working knowledge of validation, failure investigation, PFMEA, GR&R, auditing, quality assurance, and quality systems in a medical device environment
    • Working knowledge of QSR and ISO standards
    • Working knowledge of 3D CAD modeling
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Analytical problem solving skills
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Word, Excel, Project, statistical software computer skills
    • Project management skills – ability to lead projects from concept to production implementation

    Work Environment and Physical Demands:
    • Sit/stand for 8 hours
    • Some travel