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Prototype Engineer II, Metals Center of Excellence

Company: Edwards Lifesciences Gruppe
Location: Irvine
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

The position is a Prototype Engineer, fabricating metal components for early stage feasibility in the Metals Center of Excellence in Advanced Technology.Key Responsibilities:---Operates automated Laser CNC machinery and related equipment to fabricate precision metal parts by performing the following duties ---Ensures high quality of parts by closely monitoring and adjusting operation of machine and/or tooling while regularly inspecting parts --- Optimize manufacturing processes, including using engineering methods (e.g., SIX Sigma and LEAN methods) for continuous process improvement and/or re-design/design of equipment, tools, fixtures, etc. to improve manufacturing processes, employing technical design skills--- Develop moderately complex experiments and tests (including writing and executing protocols) to qualify and validate manufacturing processes; analyze results, make recommendations, and develop reports--- Analyze and resolve moderately complex Manufacturing and Compliance issues (e.g., CAPA, non-conformances, audit observations)--- Develop training and documentation materials (e.g., work instructions) for production to enable the seamless knowledge transfer of project and manufacturing processes--- Establish project plans to ensure deliverables are completed to customer's expectations, using project management tools (e.g., Project Plan, Risk Analysis, etc.)--- Oversee manufacturing support tasks; give instruction to technicians on conducting tests; train technicians and provide feedback; and coordinate technician work--- Other incidental duties assigned by LeadershipEducation and Experience:Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering preferred) and 2 years experience ORMaster's Degree or equivalent with internship, senior projects, or thesis in Engineering or Scientific field including either industry or industry/education requiredAdditional Skills:--- CAD experience required, good computer skills in usage of MS Office Suite including MS Project;--- Good documentation, communication (e.g., written and verbal) and interpersonal relationship skills including consultative and relationship management skills--- Basic understanding of statistical techniques--- Previous experience working with lab/industrial equipment--- Solid understanding and knowledge of principles, theories, and concepts relevant to Engineering--- Solid problem-solving, organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills--- Solid understanding of processes and equipment used in assigned work--- Knowledge of and adherence to Edwards Environmental Health and Safety and Quality guidelines as they relate to department clean room medical device manufacturing--- Knowledge of applicable FDA regulations for medical device industry preferred--- Strict attention to detail--- Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels--- Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast paced environment--- Must be able to work in a team environment, including the ability to manage vendors and project stakeholders--- Ability to build productive internal/external working relationships--- Adhere to all company rules and requirements (e.g., pandemic protocols, Environmental Health & Safety rules) and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/controlEdwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.COVID Vaccination RequirementEdwards is committed to complying with the requirements and guidance from our government authorities and to protecting our vulnerable patients and the healthcare providers who are treating them around the world. As such, all Healthcare Interacting positions require COVID-19 vaccination, which includes anyone who directly interfaces with patients and those who interact with healthcare providers as part of their role. If hired, as a condition of employment, you will be required to submit proof that you have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless you request and are granted a medical or religious accommodation for exemption from the vaccination requirement. This vaccination requirement does not apply in countries where it is prohibited by law to impose vaccination. In countries where vaccines are less available, or other requirements exist, we may institute alternate measures that optimize patient safety and healthcare provider safety, which may include regular COVID testing or specific masking requirements.

Keywords: Edwards Lifesciences Gruppe, Irvine , Prototype Engineer II, Metals Center of Excellence, Engineering , Irvine, California

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