Process Development NPI Engineer



25 days ago

Experience +3 years

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Process Development NPI Engineer

25 days ago

Job Description

The Process Development NPI Engineer is responsible for meeting deliverables to enable Manufacturing Engineering and Operations to continue with steady-state Production as well as for delivering units (beta, pre-production, etc.) as they work to complete design transfer from R&D into Production. 
The candidate must be capable of collaborating with cross-functional teams both onsite and remote, analyzing mechanical designs for DFM, developing assembly and test instructions for new devices, and supporting hands-on troubleshooting of complex systems in mid-to-late design stages.
?          Help drive multiple complex, and ambiguous projects in the mid-to-late stages of the design process through to the later phases of manufacturing
?          Analyze new and existing device designs to provide DFM feedback to R&D teams
?          Develop and document work instructions for new R&D products in preparation for manufacturing
?          Design, build, and validate fixtures
?          Collaborate with R&D, Quality, Supply Chain, and Production to transition new devices from design stage to production
?          Act as a technical lead and point of contact for the customer to translate requirements into design and process updates.
?          Draft protocols for verification & validation
?          Perform troubleshooting of new and existing product
?          Support resolution of nonconformances and implement preventative/corrective actions
?          Perform root cause analysis
?          Perform process capability studies and value-add improvement projects
?          Train production technicians for new product manufacturing
?          Communicate clearly with program management to identify technical requirements, risks, and impacts of design changes
?          Provide regular updates to internal and external stakeholders
?          Mentor junior engineers and technicians
-           Fluent English 85% B2+
?          BS/MS degree in Mechanical Engineering or other Engineering field
?          More than 3 years of extensive experience in product and consumable transfers (plastics, instruments, ultrasonic products, etc.).
?          Understanding of controlled manufacturing process requirements
?          Strong technical problem-solving skills and ability to critically review design and debug issues through root cause analysis
?          Direct experience with the following manufacturing processes is highly desired: Laser Welding (specifically with plastics, or ability to transfer skillset from other materials), Ultrasonic Welding, Heat Staking (melting filters/foils onto plastic parts), Leak testing, Laser cutters, Ultrasonic cleaning
?          Must be fluent with Solidworks
?          Hands-on machining and prototyping experience desired
?          Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills
?          Strong interpersonal and communication skills
?          Self-starter with the ability to work independently and react quickly to changing priorities.
?          Willing to travel up to 75% time (flexible). Travel would be to USA locations.
L-V 8am a 5pm
Centro Corporativo La Lima, Cartago, Zona franca