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Product Engineer - Medical Devices

Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Date Posted: 03-12-2018
Project Engineer – Grand Rapids, Michigan

Disher is currently partnering with a medical device manufacturer in Grand Rapids, Michigan to fill their Project Engineer role. In this role, you will oversee the improvement of existing products, as well as partner with the facility in China to implement continuous improvement processes. If you have engineering experience and are passionate about working on products that help save lives, this role may be a great fit for you.

What it’s like to work here:
This company has the type of work environment where everyone feels like family. The team enjoys company lunches, cook outs, sporting events, and volunteering in the community together. Everyone is passionate about the products they make and seeing the company grow, but also appreciate the flexible work environment where you are responsible to manage your own projects.

What you will get to do:
  • Oversee improvements to existing products, processes, and manage project timelines.
  • Implement continuous improvement processes and standards into the facility in China.
  • Coordinate product prototypes for testing. 
  • Prepare and test products for verification and/or validation.
  • Review, modify and approve validation documents per Food & Drug Administration (FDA) guidelines.
  • Perform root-cause analysis and troubleshoot issues that arise.

What will make you successful:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, preferably in manufacturing, product or mechanical engineering.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in mechanical engineering; 5 or more years of engineering experience preferred.
  • Experience in a medical device, pharmaceutical or plastics manufacturing environment, preferred.
  • Ability to manage many projects that are in different stages of the product cycle.
  • Previous experience with trouble shooting, supplier testing and material testing.
  • Ability to travel internationally at least 4 times per year.
  • Experience working with Asian suppliers preferred, not required. 
  • A self-motivated personality that drives things forward and takes responsibility.
  • Good communication skills and patience with others in a fast-paced environment.
What’s next?
Apply for this position here: 
Disher is a full-service product development and engineering services firm in East and West Michigan and Indianapolis, Indiana. Our engineering team is highly technical and diversified, serving in a variety of markets including automotive, office furniture, alternative energy, and medical. Our capabilities span from napkin through launch, providing numerous opportunities for us to partner with clients in product and process development, as well as in talent identification and attraction.
Learn about other Disher opportunities here: http://disherdesign.catsone.com/careers
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