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Job Description Gore Medical Products has provided creative therapeutic solutions to complex medical problems for 35 years, saving and improving the quality of lives worldwide. As a leading manufacturer of vascular grafts, endovascular and interventional devices, surgical meshes for hernia repair, and sutures, we are looking for a Process Engineer with a technical background to contribute in our Catheters Technical team, specifically in the design and manufacturing of insert molded medical components in Flagstaff, Arizona.
Just 150 miles north of Phoenix and 80 miles south of the Grand Canyon, Flagstaff is an ideal place to join Gore and change. Surrounded by pine forests and mountains, Flagstaff offers natural beauty, small-town charm, a vibrant educational community, and a diverse culture. Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy all four seasons here, with 300 days of sunshine and a variety of recreational activities. A major employer in Arizona's growing bioscience sector, Gore has led Flagstaff's growth in medical device jobs since 1975.
If you are searching for a company where you can make a difference, we’re looking for you. In this role, you will interface with the Manufacturing and New Product Development Teams to support existing and new product introduction timelines, as well as effectively interact with teams, both internally and externally. You will also become technically competent in existing product platforms and capabilities, including some of Gore’s new product platforms, through the course of your project work.
Responsibilities include: - Partnering internally and externally to develop early R&D prototypes and initial manufacturing processes - Partnering to establish long-term external manufacturing processes and supply - Effectively helping to identify and transition new technologies into new product development (NPD) efforts - Facilitating tool designs and modifications as necessary to meet quick-turn prototyping requirements -Helping to determine the appropriate material (selection, evaluation and validation) as it relates to NPD requirements - Gaining an understanding of existing insert molding processes associated with manufacturing and NPD - Participating in the development, troubleshooting, and continuous improvement of manufacturing processes and equipment - Efficiently assessing the technical capabilities of injection molding suppliers - Partnering with various Medical Products Division Product Teams on NPD efforts - Engaging in hands-on experimental design and execution, statistical analysis, and sample generation - Partnering with the Supply Chain Team (Supply Development and quality engineers, procurement, Technical buyers, and other associates) to provide internal and external mold component and mold tooling design and processing subject matter expertise - Applying tools such as Stage Gate NPD Process(es), product concepts and real/win/worth - Evaluating proposed improvements to processes and products based on input of regulatory requirements, product quality needs, ergonomics, safety, environmental and economics - Applying experience and process knowledge while operating within the Medical Products Division’s quality system: process validation, quality, complaints, corrective and preventive action, risk management, non-conforming product, and design control - Adapting to rapidly changing objectives in support of key strategic programs - Building and maintaining Gore’s intellectual property portfolio