Ref No.: 18-17757
Location: Westford, Massachusetts
Job Summary: This position will support manufacturing processes for medical implant and medical external cable assemblies with primary focus on injection molding and soldering of cables to connectors. This position will design and develop manufacturing processes, tooling, and fixtures in order to meet daily production schedules while enhancing productivity and product quality. Job Duties: List the significant/essential duties, tasks or responsibilities which employees in this position are required to perform. Support Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR) injection molding processes on a BOY machine and thermoplastic injection molding processes on Illinois Precision Corporation (IPC) machine Support soldering processes of cables to connectors Design and develop manufacturing processes, tooling, and fixtures in order to meet daily production schedules while enhancing productivity and product quality Evaluation of production equipment Production support and process validation Interface with vendors for incoming components Troubleshoot manufacturing process and equipment Utilize tools like Gage R&R, Cp, Cpk, and SPC to improve processes Understand manufacturing concepts like Value Stream mapping, 5S and Visual Workplace to improve quality, labor efficiency, and throughput. Protocol and report writing Generate and modify manufacturing process documentation Work with cross functional teams as required Develop and implement process improvements Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements. Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments. Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors. Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned. Equipment: List the type of equipment the incumbent will utilize in this position. May, on occasion, work with a variety of production equipment, small hand tools, test equipment, and precision measuring instruments. Also uses standard office equipment such as telephone, fax/copier, and a personal computer with standard office software. Working Conditions: Describe the work environment characteristics representative of those encountered by an employee performing the essential functions of this job. Work environment varies from well lighted office/cubicle, low to moderate noise level, to a variety of conditions caused by travel requirements such as customer offices, research labs, hospitals, hotels, use of automobiles, commercial travel, weather, etc. Physical Demands: Describe the physical demands representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Activities require a significant amount of sitting in front of a computer monitor, some standing and walking. Significant use of hands and arms, plus finger dexterity to reach, point, write, type, operate a computer and other office equipment. Performs tasks that regularly require good correctable vision and hand/eye coordination. Activities also require significant use of voice and hearing for discussions with other employees.