Process Engineer - Metallurgical

SUMMARY

Provide technical support and leadership to tube mill operations.  Process Engineer is a central source for addressing concerns and problems of a technical nature.

CRITICAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years of experience preferably with metals
  • Degree in Material Science/Metallurgy or Mechanical Engineering needed
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Minitab statistical software
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, hands-on manufacturing environment
  • Experience with root cause analysis with the ability to provide and implement innovative solutions
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work with internal and external teams

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Use sound engineering principles to develop and troubleshoot metal tube making processes for a variety of alloy systems and customer specifications
  • Provide diversified range of technical services to both internal and external customers supporting the attainment of company goals. Areas of support include mechanical testing, cold drawing, heat treating, nondestructive testing, and failure analysis of metal tubes
  • Responsible for making proper and timely disposition of nonconforming metallic materials, including but not limited to NCR and customer complaints
  • Draft and perform installation and operational qualifications (IQ and OQ) for new equipment and/or processes. Support the development and execution of master validation plans and product/process validations (PQ)
  • Provide leadership to less experienced associates
  • Participate on multidisciplinary teams to address and solve complex problems. Apply SPC, six sigma and lean principles, statistical methods, and design of experiments to identify and eliminate process inefficiencies and cost savings
  • Recognize, communicate, and measure technical risk for a variety of metals for use in medical, aerospace, and industrial products and the processes and equipment used to manufacture them. Develop and implement innovative solutions that support business goals
  • Use interactions with internal and external customers to anticipate problems and recommend process/product improvements

(Six Sigma certification is desired but not required with demonstrated experience in problem solving, statistics, and design of experiments.)

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ABOUT VIANT

At Viant, we focus on providing end-to-end solutions for medical device OEMs. Our deep materials expertise—combined with our experience in engineering, manufacturing, assembly, packaging, and sterilization—allows us to bring our customers’ healthcare solutions to market. We have facilities across the U.S. and around the world, including low-cost facilities in Costa Rica, China, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. Viant provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Viant complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.