General Electric Mechanical/Plastics Engineer - Polymers in Westborough, Massachusetts

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Role Summary:

The focus of this group is to provide sustaining engineering support for single-use fluid pathway assemblies for upstream and downstream processing of biologics based on direct customer input. This position requires the application of design, engineering, root cause analysis investigation, product testing, data analysis and report writing to resolve and improve product design, process, and quality issues.

Essential Responsibilities:

• Design components, assemblies, packaging, tooling and fixtures; analyze and validate tolerances, performance, cost and manufacturability. Source components.

• Engineer products to meet their intended use. Ensure performance of engineering analyses (FEA and CFD analyses) to aid in making design decisions.

• Create detail and assembly drawings and associated Bill-of-Materials.

• Verify product performance against design inputs. Write verification protocols, perform testing, analyze and interpret test data, and write and present verification reports.

• Create manufacturing documents, including initial assembly instructions, inspection specifications, component specifications, and packaging instructions.

Leadership:

• Self-manage tasks. Identify design requirements, perform risk assessments, identify required resources, estimate time and budget, and interface with peers, managers, suppliers and customers.

• Interface with a cross-functional team to resolve issues.

• Interface with customers for complaint investigations, drive root cause analysis and implement quality and design related improvements.

• Release products through the ECR/ECO process.

• Maintain safe work area.

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Plastics Engineering

• 4-6 years of relevant experience in Biological Sciences, Mechanical engineering, Biotechnology, medical device development or a related field

• Strong knowledge of plastics and relevant material characteristics, particularly as used in disposable medical devices, or life science or biomedical products.

• Basic understanding of materials, properties, Mfg. processes, and product assembly

• Awareness of GMP and governmental regulations related to drug manufacturing sufficient to appreciate the need for documentation accuracy

• Ability to read and interpret professional journals and technical procedures

• Basic exposure and practical use of CAD tools

• Ability to write reports; communicate test analysis and results

• Familiarity with relevant regulatory and QA guidelines, preferably governing implementation and use of disposable materials and components.

• Hands on experience designing, prototyping and testing and implementing components and designs.

• Strong understanding of bio-compatible materials for use of sterile single-use application in bio-processing or medical device applications.

Desired Characteristics:

• Outstanding communication and writing skills for working with global manufacturing, marketing, and development teams.

• Strong knowledge of plastics and relevant material characteristics, particularly as used in disposable medical devices, or life science or biomedical products.

• Ability to be responsive to customer’s requests., and leading projects/activities to meet customer requirements

• Experienced with SolidWorks, plastic part design and GD&T per ASME Y14.5 standards

• Flexibility required in a small business environment where multitasking and performing different tasks, including hands on work, is needed to get the job done

• Efficient with MS Project and Visio

• Experience in FEA and CFD analysis CAE tools.

• Use of DFSS in designing products

• Application of risk management methodologies to aid in meeting commitments

Locations: United States; Massachusetts; Westborough

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.