Current Opportunities

Current openings at Facet Medical Technologies include:


MECHANICAL ENGINEER

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer
Reports To: Director of Operations of Molding & Engineering
Department: Molding Operations
FLSA Status: Exempt
Effective Date: September 10, 2020

Primary Purpose: The Mechanical Engineer is a vital team member responsible for applying technical principles, theories and concepts to the design, development and implementation of equipment, including automation, methods and manufacturing processes for the manufacturing of parts, components, sub-assemblies and finished goods. This position will work under general direction and have latitude in design, determining how to solve problems and identifying opportunities for improvement across various manufacturing processes. The Engineer will participate in cross functional development teams on projects from concept through commercialization.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead engineering design and development activities for specific manufacturing/product related projects.
  • Generate and evaluate mechanical designs using SolidWorks.
  • Design test methods and conduct tests using DOE methodology and other experimental design tools and generating test reports.
  • Facilitate the concurrent engineering process, for all projects, to insure project timelines and production goals are being met.
  • In conjunction with the project team, assist in the creation of project budget, schedule, risk assessment and mitigations, product cost, and project plan.
  • Act as technical interface with customer(s) during various phases of manufacturing related projects.
  • Act as technical interface with supplier(s) during various phases of manufacturing related projects.
  • Lead and participate in design review meetings.
  • Develop and perform studies and analyses to determine and monitor key process indicators.
  • Find ways to reduce production costs/waste, improving quality and maximizing operating efficiently.
  • Develop justification, budgets and project plans for system upgrades.
  • Communicate effectively with project team, support team and management.
  • Understand the customer and user requirements for the products and ensuring requirements are met.
  • Lead and assist QA in the complaint, supplier correct action and non-conforming material investigations.
  • Assist in the installation, set-up, training and validation of new manufacturing equipment.

Education: B.S. degree in mechanical engineering or related field.
Skills and Experience:

Required:

  • Minimum five years of engineering experience.
  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels and across the organization verbally and in written form.
  • Ability to respond effectively (written and oral) to common inquiries or complaints from customers, suppliers, or regulatory agencies.
  • Ability to read, understand, and develop mechanism designs, specifications, and drawings.
  • Advanced user skills in 3-D CAD (SolidWorks preferred) as well as detailed mechanical specifications and drawings.
  • Experience with injection molding and understanding of injection molding process and tooling.
  • General understanding of statistical principals, especially process quality metrics, statistical process control, etc.
  • Strong working knowledge of Word, Excel, Microsoft Project and PowerPoint.
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks/projects and manage priorities accordingly.

Preferred:

  • Minimum two years of experience in a regulated industry.

Core Competencies:

  • Time Management: Performs assigned tasks/projects in time allotted; plans accordingly to meet productivity goals; prioritizes tasks/projects appropriately.
  • Quality of Work: Performs assigned tasks with accuracy; takes price in work; follows all quality programs, processes, and procedures.
  • Job knowledge: Has a clear understanding of job duties and responsibilities; can demonstrate knowledge and understanding of job duties and responsibilities; demonstrates necessary technical skills throughout work.
  • Problem Solving: Proactively identifies problems; works methodically to identify root causes and come up with possible solutions; resolves problems considering all factors including efficiency, costs, benefits, and risks.
  • Initiative: Has a drive within self to do a better job; seeks opportunities to improve and learn more; takes on additional responsibilities; drives projects forward.
  • Communication: Provides accurate and clear information in a timely manner; listens; uses appropriate words and tone verbally in writing; presents information in way that is thorough and understandable.
  • Relationships: Respects others; works to find common ground when dealing with issues; team player; effectively works with other functions.
  • Self-Development: Self-aware of personal development opportunities; creates a plan for continued development; works with manager to accomplish development activities; invests in self.
  • Safety: Follows all safety programs, processes, and procedures; identifies and reports potential hazards or violations; drives safety initiatives and policies.
  • Drive For Results: Do everything possible to meet goals or deadlines; consistently meet or exceed commitments; aggressively pursue all assignments and projects until completion, focusing your own and others’ energy on what really makes a difference; actively seeking out opportunities to improve delivery of service and new ways of working.

Please submit your resume to hr@facetmed.com.


STAMPING TECHNICIAN

Job Title: Stamping Technician (Temp to Perm) 6pm – 6am shift /4 days a week
Reports To: Director of Molding Operations & Ops Engineering
Department: Molding
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Effective Date: April 30, 2018

Primary Purpose: To participate in process development, setup, operation, and maintenance of an automated stamping and inspection process and equipment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Be a self-starter, work independently
  • Must have 3-5 years’ experience in setup of progressive dies and coil feed systems.
  • Set up a press with progressive stamping dies and their respective coils, including threading the tool in a quick and efficient manner.
  • Ability to correctly diagnose cause of non-conformances related to stamping process.
  • Adjust press ram, feed, coil height, knockout, air pins, as required to safely produce conforming product.
  • Set up peripheral equipment such as scrap chutes, conveyors, and unloading devices.
  • Responsible for producing high quality parts according to specifications.
  • Make adjustments, as necessary, to maintain part conformance to print.
  • Responsible to communicate with team members (Supervisor, Engineering Team, Quality Assurance) on any issues with the machine.
  • Attend and participate in team and employee meetings.
  • Participates in continuous improvement activities, submits improvement suggestions.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills.

Education:

  • High School Diploma

Skills and Experience:

Required:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in reel to reel stamping process design, development, validation, and operation. Preferably in the medical device field.

Preferred:

  • 5 years demonstrated experience utilizing mills, drills, lathes, and grinding machines.
  • Solidworks drawing.
  • Electrical, pneumatics, hydraulics, troubleshooting experience.
  • Medical device manufacturing experience.
  • Automated inspection experience.
  • Clean room experience.
  • Reel to reel wash experience.
  • Injection molding experience.

Pay range is $15 – $17 depending on experience.

Please submit your resume to hr@facetmed.com.


QUALITY INSPECTOR I

Job Title: Quality Inspector I (Temp to Perm) 1pm – 9pm shift
Reports To: Manager, Quality Assurance
Department: Quality
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Effective Date: February 2019

Primary Purpose: The purpose of the Quality Inspector I is to verify that incoming, in process and outgoing material and associated quality records meets quality standards of Facet Technologies and/or the Customer. Verify the condition, quantity and paperwork associated with customer returns and supplied material. Must be trained and qualified to use a wide variety of inspection/test equipment and instruments. Must be able to read and interpret detailed engineering drawings and be able to operation measuring instruments per internal procedures.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Inspect incoming parts and materials as directed to verify they meet specifications of both Facet and the Customer by using a variety of measuring instruments. Maintain records of lots or parts checked. May be required to record receipt data (number of parts received, and number of parts accepted/rejected, etc).
  • Verify the integrity of manufactured parts by inspecting these parts according to current specifications and with required QA instrumentation. Review inspection records and tests per current procedures.
  • May inspect manufactured parts at supplier facility to verify compliance to proper specifications and/or requirements.
  • Perform visual functional test inspections in adherence with GLP, GDP, and GMP requirements.
  • Prepare non-conformance reports on any part(s) not meeting required specifications.
  • Good verbal and written skills, including writing reports including detailed investigations and conclusions.
  • Perform material transactions in the computerized inventory management system.
  • Maintain use of calibrated gauges and QA instruments and keep corresponding records.
  • Maintain extremely accurate documentation for materials and parts.
  • Receive and evaluate material and/or parts returned on a Returned Material Authorization (RMA) to determine the condition of returned items. Verify whether or not parts have been damaged during return shipment.
  • Facilitate required inspection activities with outsources inspectors in the manufacturing areas to assure compliance with customer requirements and/or specifications.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Willing to become proficient with new equipment and methods.
  • Willing to work flexible hours and overtime.
  • Willing to work with others to find innovative solutions.
  • Willing to provide input for work instructions.
  • Willing to obtain and maintain ASQ and/or ASME Certified Inspector accreditation(s).

Education:

Required:

  • Diploma or GED.
  • 2 year technical college education degree or 5 years inspection /test experience.
  • Current Quality certification(s) may be substituted for the college education.

Preferred:

  • American Society for Quality or Metrology certifications.

Skills and Experience:

Required:

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints.
  • Ability to understand and apply basic math skills.
  • Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to practical problems.
  • Understanding of Basic Geometric Dimensioning, Tolerances, and Metrology concepts.
  • Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, graphs, etc.)
  • Ability to look up reference material (material tables, sampling plans, etc.) within ASTM, ASME, and ANSI standards and make sound decisions resulting from the information available.
  • Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
  • Frequently needs to talk and hear.
  • Frequently stands, walks, and sits, as well as using hands to touch or feel, and arms to reach.
  • Exposure to moderate to loud noise on an occasional basis.
  • Must be able to lift up to 35lbs unassisted.
  • PPE required in identified environments.
  • Will be required to submit to, and pass, annual visual examination.
    • Jaeger 1 eyesight required in at least one eye either natural or corrected.
    • Shall not be color blind for the colors red and green.
  • Regularly exposes to moving mechanical parts, fumes, and airborne particles.
  • Regularly exposed to moderate to loud noise level (examples: noises produced by heavy machinery, welding/grinding, processes, etc.; also noises associated with a business office with computers and printers, light traffic).
  • Personal Protective Equipment is required including, but not limited to, hearing protection and safety glasses.
  • Calipers, micrometers, inspection gauges, and any other equipment required for inspection.
  • Must possess the ability to learn the computer system and work with company enterprise software.
  • Must be able to use office equipment such as telephones, facsimile machine, photocopier, etc.
  • Safe work performance is required from each employee at all times.
  • Additionally, the proper discharge of safety responsibilities is an integral part of each employee’s performance appraisal.
  • PPE required in identified environments.

Pay range is $15.

Please submit your resume to hr@facetmed.com.