Cretex

Manufacturing Engineer I - JPS

Job Locations US-CA-Soquel
ID
2021-1574
Category
Engineering
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

About JunoPacific  

JunoPacific provides premier medical device molding, design and assembly services for the medical device industry. JunoPacific is part of the Cretex Medical family of companies. Learn more at www.junopacific.com and www.cretexmedical.com. 

 

 

Position summary:  

The Manufacturing Engineer I will be responsible for providing support to the Manufacturing organization to facilitate efficient operations within the production area, optimize existing processes, and ensure that production goals are met. 

Responsibilities

Job Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Develop, maintain, and improve procedures, documentation, tools, fixtures, and programs on existing products
  • Coordinate, direct and lead estimating and quoting efforts to ensure optimum costing and coordination of projects and programs
  • Monitor the performance of equipment, machines, and tools and corrects equipment problems or process parameters that produce non-conforming products, low yields, or product quality issues
  • Interface with Quality to integrate new products or processes into the existing production area
  • Determine project scope, define requirements, work with Cretex Medical teams and others to coordinate production, meet deadlines and customer requirements
  • Prioritize multiple quote packages and obtain the required information from the customer
  • Identify the root cause of manufacturing process and product nonconformities. Identify and implement the necessary actions to correct and prevent recurrence though the corrective and preventative action process
  • Initiates and completes technical activities leading to new or improved products or design for manufacturability or processes for current and next generation programs and to meet strategic goals and objectives of the company
  • Analyze and solve problems from basic engineering principles, theories, and concepts through to a wide range of complex and advanced problems which require novel and innovative approaches or a breakthrough technology
  • Develop and implement process and product improvements with supervisory guidance
  • Maintain and approve device routers and bill of materials
  • Develop manufacturing processes utilizing statistical process control as appropriate.
  • Maintain and approve manufacturing procedures
  • Design and coordinate fabrication and implementation of process fixturing or gauging
  • Resolve non-conformances and participate on the Material Review Board
  • Analyze and map processes, assess efficiency, and implement complex project activities
  • Assist with part cost estimation
  • Ensure processes and procedures follow regulations
  • Support and comply with the company Quality System, ISO, and medical device requirements
  • Read, understand, and follow work instructions and standard work
  • Partner with other business segments:  sales/marketing, customer service, engineering, quality, and finance
  • Understand customer needs and the core business markets we serve
  • Ensure business systems are implemented, maintained, and functioning properly
  • Participate in required company meetings
  • Maintain an organized work area (5S)
  • Participate in the Operational Excellence Program
  • Complete all other work duties as assigned
  • Ability to work in a manufacturing enviornment

 

 

 

Qualifications

Job Requirements 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Industrial, or other Engineering Science
  • Basic understanding of 3D CAD software (i.e. ProE, Unigraphics, Solidworks, etc.)
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills
  • High level of energy, personal accountability, and integrity
  • Detail oriented; checks own work, keeps accurate records, organizes information effectively
  • Microsoft Office proficiency (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask

Desirable Criteria and Qualifications

  • Continuing Education; including participation in local chapters, associations, and/or organizations
  • Experience in an ISO13485/GMP environment
  • Engineering experience in a manufacturing facility
  • Project management experience
  • Manufacturing process design and validation
  • Manufacturing equipment and fixture/gauge design
  • Lean manufacturing, including statistical analysis
  • Manufacturing automation, including electronic visual inspection
  • Microsoft Office proficiency (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask

 

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