• Engineer -inter

    Job Location(s) US-NJ-Mahwah
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/10/2018 11:05 AM)
    Job ID
    Position Type
    Contract (Full-Time)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    • Support the development and introduction of new orthopedic products. Work extensively with Product Development, Quality and Operations to take a product from design concept through production ramp up. 
    • Participate in multifunctional teams, led by a Project Manager and be responsible for defined project deliverables. 
    • Manage new equipment installation activities with the facilities team to deliver the work on schedule and budget. 
    • Work closely with the Continuous improvement team to develop the cell layout and process flow for the Triathlon Globalization Femur utilizing lean six sigma tools. 
    • Create and release QMS documentation and Preventive Maintenance schedule for multiple manufacturing equipment including CNC milling, Bead Blast, Laser engraving, Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM), robotic tending equipment, etc. 
    • Create documentation in Client’s validation system for Master Validation Plan, Process Qualification, Factory Acceptance Test, Site Acceptance Tests, Equipment Qualification, and Measuring System Analysis (GR&R) 
    • Execute equipment validations, process qualification, and GR&R studies. 
    • Manage Engineering Change Notices for new products from creation to final approval 
    • Operate within Company’s quality system to produce documentation such as process validations, equipment qualifications, dynamic control plans, inspection plans and standard operating procedures 
    • Manage suppliers and resolve supplier issues, particularly for Supplier Innovation role. 
    • Manage small to medium project timelines. 
    • Operate within Company’s ‘New Product Development Process’ [NPDP], to build robust processes through involvement in ‘Design for Manufacturability’ and ‘Lean Manufacturing’ initiatives 
    • Utilize Six Sigma process tools such as ‘Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control’ (DMAIC), ‘Failure Modes & Effects Analysis’ (FMEA), ‘Design of Experiments’ (DOE), Gage Repeatability & 'Reproducibility’ (Gage R&R), Statistical Process Control’ (SPC), capability analysis as required 
    • Perform dimensional and visual inspection to blueprint and guide sheets using CMM, standard gages, customized gages, if required.


    • 3+ years of engineering experience in the Medical Device, or similar, quality regulated industries
    • Demonstrated fundamental understanding of manufacturing processes, e.g. casting, forging, CNC machining, coating, etc.
    • Demonstrated experience managing suppliers and resolving supplier issues, particularly for Supplier Innovation role.
    • Demonstrated experience managing small to medium project timelines.
    • Ability to work independently with low supervision.
    • Ability to meet project milestones and deadlines on time.
    • Demonstrated familiarity with theory and practical application of ‘Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing’ (GD&T)
    • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio and Microsoft Office applications
    • Demonstrated interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
    • Must be comfortable presenting at department level meetings
    • Must be challenged by a team-based environment which places a high degree of emphasis on accountability for customer satisfaction, cost reduction and quality/GMP compliance
    • Education and Special Training Required: Bachelor’s degree in a science degree, preferably Engineering.


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