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Materials Process Engineer

Company: Biomerics
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Materials Process Engineer
Company Name: Biomerics
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Position Type: Full Time, Employee
Competitive Salary & Benefits

Company Overview: Founded in 1993, Biomerics is a mid-market medical device contract manufacturer serving the Interventional Cardiovascular, Gastrointestinal, and Advanced Surgical markets. As a vertically integrated partner, Biomerics supplies 20 of the top 30 medical device OEMs. Biomerics provides engineering development services, technical transfer manufacturing services, and contract manufacturing services for finished medical devices through various locations in the United States and Costa Rica. Biomerics is a leader in biomaterials, injection molding, extrusion, micro metals processing, medical balloons, catheter assembly, and finished packaging. Biomerics operates under a certified ISO 13485:2016 quality system and is FDA-registered.

Job description: The Materials Process Engineer is responsible for providing process engineering support to the Materials Value Stream. The responsibilities include implementing process improvements on existing polymerization and compounding equipment, implementing cost improvements, performing installation qualification (IQ) for new equipment, and assisting in the development of new materials. Expertise in processes such as polymerization, material blending, material drying, weight-loss feeding, compounding, pelletizing, and lean manufacturing are preferred.

Roles and responsibilities include:
Review purchase orders to ensure documentation (Item/Part #, Bill of Materials (BOM), Work Instruction) is established for processing and certifying materials for shipment from an Access database.
Create documentation where not already in existence.
Develop and improve polymerization and compounding processes for new and existing products.
Reduce scrap and improve process efficiency to realize cost savings.
Minimize or eliminate process variation to provide consistent and repeatable material properties.
Prepare project budgets and monitor spending through completion of the project.
Design/source machines, tooling, and fixtures for new and existing products.
Work with Value Stream Leader and Quality Technician to resolve process issues as they occur.
Assist with the development and implementation of Quality Procedures, Standard Operating Procedures, and other manufacturing-related documentation.
Update manufacturing documentation (i.e., Work Instructions, Forms, etc---) to improve accuracy.
Respond to customer complaints and initiate action to prevent reoccurrence of nonconformance's related to the product, process, service, or quality system.
Perform all work within ISO 13485 regulated work environment.

Requirements:
Four (4) year degree in Engineering preferred with a minimum of three (3) years Mechanical and/or Manufacturing Engineering experience preferably in compounding or extrusion of thermoplastic elastomers.
Thorough understanding of ISO 13485 requirements.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Meticulous record-keeping capability.
Ability to lift 55+ lbs. on a regular basis.
Excellent prioritization and organizational skills in order to manage multiple responsibilities with little to no supervision.
High level of initiative and flexibility in adapting to changing needs of a dynamic work environment.
Proficiency with Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Minitab and SolidWorks experience preferred.

Biomerics offers the following benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, AD&D Insurance, Paid Vacation Days, Paid Holidays, 401k with Employer Match

Please, No Recruitment Agency calls or emails (we are not using recruitment services for this, or any other role posted).

Keywords: Biomerics, Salt Lake City , Materials Process Engineer, Engineering , Salt Lake City, Utah

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