Product Engineer

Location: Mounds View, Minnesota
Posted On: 9/15/2017
Job Code: PE_MN2128
Job Description
The Component Engineer will be responsible for partnering with Design Engineering and Supply Management to identify, develop, qualify and release to manufacturing cost effective components/materials for use in client CRHF (MMI) products. In this area, the Component Engineer will be required to drive multiple aspects of component/material development and approval with suppliers as a member of a cross-functional team.

• Partner with Design, Research, & Development organizations to understand component application, locate, evaluate, and approve new potential component/material suppliers for active projects.
• Perform process and component/material development work with suppliers to deliver on-time components/materials that meet downstream manufacturing, application, and reliability requirements.
• Lead the component/material approval process by partnering with suppliers to ensure components/materials and sub-assemblies are qualified to the appropriate requirements prior to commercialization.
• Develop and execute characterization/qualification processes and documenting protocols and reports in partnership with selected suppliers, including supporting projects to mitigate supply risk, yield improvement and cost reduction activities during development.
• Lead suppliers in the development of control plans for high criticality components/materials to ensure appropriate acceptance activities are in place prior to commercialization by applying principles of Statistics, DoEs, FMEA, CFI, and SPC.
• Applies principles & knowledge of biomedical devices, chemistry, pharmaceutics, physics and material behaviors in the development of component specifications and supplier processes.
• Work to develop proper inspection tooling and methods for new components to ensure supplier parts meet specification requirements. Perform statistical data analysis to determine tool and part/process performance. Evaluate Supplier capabilities for mechanical measurement via Gage R&R studies.
• Lead cross functional teams for issue resolution/problem solving of complex problems as they relate to supplied components and materials. Requires working knowledge of Supplier and internal manufacturing methods, procedures, inspection, and tests techniques.

• Applied knowledge of DOE, SPC, FMEA, Gage R&R, Basic Statistics
• Demonstrated technical writing skills
• Familiar with material and mechanical testing processes and equipment

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial/Production Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Material Science or Master of Science in Mechanical, Industrial/Production Engineering, Chemical, Material Science, or similar discipline

BS + 7 yrs in engineering discipline, Quality or Reliability, Manufacturing or processing/component fabrication or MS + 5 yrs. in the above fields

• Experience with electrical and electro-mechanical components
• Experience with Supplier processes
• Experienced with inspection equipment and design of inspection fixtures.
• Six Sigma green belt or black belt certified
• Design for Reliability and Manufacturability knowledge
• Excellent communication skills; both written and oral, internal and external to the company.
• Expert level statistics and DOE knowledge
• Demonstrated success in process improvement and control
• Must be capable of coordinating cross functionally with groups such as Design Engineering, Sourcing, Commodity management, and Quality to resolve issues pertaining to component/material selection and use.
• Understanding of material properties and how they can be impacted by Supplier processes.
• Knowledge of analytical techniques, measurement systems, and Supplier processes for manufacturing components of implantable medical devices or combination devices
Category:IT  code:new
Job Requirements
Management, Research, Engineering, SPC, COM, STE, Chemistry, Six Sigma, Data Analysis

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Ebrahim Sayarwala