Senior Process Engineer
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We hire smart people with big hearts. People who have a passion for their work and who strive every day to help others. Our work requires bold and innovative leaders; people who bring strong values and ethics to their role.
If you’re ready for a career that allows you to grow and develop into the professional you want to be – today and in the future….CryoLife is the place for you.
The Senior Process Engineer provides expert engineering support for a wide range of products through all phases of product development and manufacturing; being responsible for development, implementation and support of various processes pertaining to the manufacture and quality control of mechanical heart valves, OEM products, and new products.
Coordinate and manage new complex process introduction schedule and activities, and cross-product issues throughout the product life cycle.
Work closely with product engineers during Design Control phases to conceptualize, develop, and implement processes. Responsibility includes debugging processes, reliability qualification, cycle time optimization and yield enhancement.
Validate and document intricate process control systems, testing equipment, and manufacturing equipment using methods such as SPC, process capability, R&R and software test cases to satisfy GMP and FDA requirements.
Coordinate and lead the identification, development and implementation of new or improved product manufacturing and inspection processes.
Communicate technical product status to management, including executive level. These can include new or existing processes.
Support Product Engineering, Product Development, Production, Quality Control, Quality Assurance, and Regulatory Affairs to assure assigned processes successfully produce components or sub-assemblies that conform to applicable drawings, specifications, and/or procedures.
Maintain and expand in-depth knowledge of pertinent Manufacturing Technologies and disseminate this information as requested to various engineering and production groups.
Develop, implement and maintain complex PLC controlled processes, including design, PLC programming and development of monitoring methods.
Stay current with various CAD, programming, inspection, and manufacturing system technologies and philosophies.
Provide various component cycle time estimates for product costing.
Provide cost and return on investment estimates for new equipment.
Support and improve ongoing manufacturing processes.
Develop software or work with IT to develop software systems and databases.
Other responsibilities as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering
At least 8 years of process engineering experience - medical device industry strongly preferred
Detailed understanding of diagnostic, product test, failure analysis, and debug techniques
Proven ability to take complex process designs into production
Solid understanding of circuit design, as well as fault modeling and isolation
Experienced with CAD software, preferably SolidWorks
Experience with Visual Basic and CMM programming preferred
Green Belt in 5S/Lean Manufacturing preferred
Self-starter with strong leadership, communication skills and proven problem solving ability
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to read, analyze, interpret and follow written instructions
Ability to interpret and follow oral instructions
Ability to work in a team environment to achieve a common goal
Strong computer skills including at minimum, be adept in use of MS Office and Microsoft Outlook
Demonstrated ability to define problems, collect data, analyze information, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to lift up to 20 pounds
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
Must be willing to submit to a pre-employment background check and drug screen
Must be at least 18 years of age
Who We Are.
CryoLife is one of the world’s leading contemporary medical device companies whose technology and products bring restoration and hope to people all around the world. With a variety of innovative products and technologies available, including preserved human cardiac and vascular tissues, surgical adhesives and sealants, and mechanical heart valves, our mission is to restore the health of patients by delivering innovative technologies of unsurpassed quality. Since our inception in 1984, it is estimated that our products and tissues have been implanted in over 1 million patients worldwide. Headquartered in Kennesaw, Georgia, CryoLife employs over one thousand people from various education and experiential backgrounds across the United States and internationally.
CryoLife is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
CryoLife provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
CryoLife is committed to providing reasonable accommodations both in the application and interview process, consistent with legal requirements. If you need a reasonable accommodation while seeking employment, please email ADA_Accommodation@CryoLife.com or call 770-429-5215. A Human Resources representative will return your call. Messages or emails for any reason other than accommodation requests will not be returned.
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