Careers with Cirtec – Medical Device Design, Manufacturing, and Finished Device Assembly

We actively seek creative candidates in the fields of sales, program management, mechanical engineering, quality engineering, electronics and software engineering, process engineering, and manufacturing engineering, including technicians, assemblers and supervisors. Our employees have the satisfaction of knowing that the work they do is helping patients live better, longer lives, and they take pride in the work they perform for one of the industry’s top medical device companies. Here at Cirtec, every employee is highly valued and crucial to our success. We place a high value on performance excellence, career development, safety, rewards and communication. Cirtec has rewarding opportunities where you can make a difference. To view all current positions and apply online, visit the Cirtec Career Center:

If you value teamwork, client focus, accountability and innovative thinking, Cirtec is the place for you! We want to be your career choice in the Medical Device Industry. Cirtec is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, gender, ethnicity or sexual orientation.

Opportunities in Brooklyn Park, MN

Sr. Engineering Manager

Summary:

This position is primarily responsible with functional supervision to the engineering department, consisting of research and development engineers and technicians, and mechanical designers. The Engineering Manager will serve as Project Manager and/or technical lead for projects including validation and documentation of new product services, and expansion of existing product services including defining requirements, timelines, and deliverables.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide support & supervision to direct reports for the timely completion of projects, initiatives and key activities.
  • Mentor associates and foster a learning and growth environment. Perform evaluations at regular intervals.
  • Serve as secondary contact with clients; instilling confidence in our technical capabilities and quality products.
  • Ensure team is performing under the Cirtec quality system and with good engineering practices.
  • Ensure R&D, design and tooling resources are meeting project needs in both availability and talent in a multi-project environment.
  • Ensure that projects stay on schedule and are fully documented as required by medical device regulatory agencies.
  • Oversee the process of developing new or modified products ensuring compliance to internal, regulatory, and customer requirements.
  • Provide leadership for teams that will execute projects in all aspects of the development process to include: requirement and specification definition, risk management, design development, process development, sourcing and supply chain, prototype builds, device verification testing, process qualification, and transfer into manufacturing.
  • Manage day-to-day oversight of engineering support of the manufacturing operation for assigned customers after product release as necessary.
  • Assist with preparation of proposals and quotations for clients; interface as needed to resolve questions in a timely manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.

An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage projects across many departments.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and customers at any given time.
  • Above average oral and written communication skills at all levels for technical personnel and customer contact.
  • Operate effectively and maintain professionalism in an environment of deadlines and high workloads and adjust schedule or work hours to meet changes in priorities.
  • Willingness to travel, if required.
  • High ethical standards, good organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated skills with project management tools, methodologies and problem solving.
  • Demonstrated success in leading and managing people in a team-based environment
  • Must maintain high ethical standards
  • Must demonstrate good organizational skills.
  • Ability to train new engineering employees CIRTEC policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English.
  • A Bachelors’ degree in an engineering discipline or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead engineering teams successfully from early stage development to production.
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in an engineering/manufacturing environment.
  • Strong computer skills, including the MS Office suite and MS Project.
  • Must be able to fully interpret technical drawings, blueprints, specifications and illustrations.
  • Technical report preparation and formal presentation skills.
  • Strong analytical skills, must be able to obtain and evaluate secondary research information.
  • Ability to learn and apply new technology.
  • Exceptional knowledge of engineering principles, technical writing, material properties, good tooling practices, and statistics.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and/or hear, and/or use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand, and/or walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds while moving files or small packages. The mental and physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.

Working Environment:

Work is performed in an office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an individual encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.

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Mechanical Designer

Summary:

This position is primarily responsible to provide documentation support for all tooling and products for engineering and manufacturing. Documentation support includes complete detailing of all tools, jigs, gages, fixtures and product drawings on company CAD systems, AutoCad and Solid Works. To provide assistance in the conceptualization and design of prototype and process fixturing.

Responsibilities:

  • Document, detail and provide bill of materials for all tools, jigs, gages and fixtures to company defined standards.
  • Detail and/or create concept drawings of customer products as required by Engineering and/or Manufacturing to company standards.
  • Aid engineers in the conceptualization and design of fixtures.
  • Aid in the quotation process for new or modified fixtures.
  • Provide detailed CAD pictures of tooling and/or set up information in 2D and 3D as applicable for insert into Process Control Documents and Parameter Sheets.
  • Create layouts, concept drawings and miscellaneous drawings as required to support current equipment, customer inquiries, quotations and various projects as required.
  • Order and update tooling and equipment catalogs for library catalog file as required to support current equipment and tools.
  • CAD Administration – Maintain CAD database to support established design, drawing procedure by archiving old revisions, maintain the current directory structure and supporting CAD software upgrades.
  • Other duties as assigned.

An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English.
  • High school diploma.
  • Technical training or equivalent experience in computer use and CAD software-AutoCad and Solid Works.
  • Must be able to fully interpret technical drawings, blue prints, specifications and illustrations.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in an engineering/manufacturing environment with mechanical or tool design.
  • Understanding of good dimensioning, geometric tolerancing and CAD principles.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and/or hear, and/or use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand, and/or walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds while moving files or small packages. The mental and physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.

Working Environment:

Work is performed in an office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an individual encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.

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Senior Accountant

Summary:

This position is primarily responsible for timely and accurate consolidation and preparation of internal financial statements for the parent company with operations domestically and internationally. In addition, responsibilities include reconciling bank statements and various account balances, preparing and entering journal entries, documenting general ledger balances, providing supporting documentation to independent auditors, and establishing/improving month-end close procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reporting to include financial statements, analysis and ad hoc requests.
  • Coordinate and perform accurate and timely financial consolidations and preparation of monthly reporting package for board and ownership.
  • Ensure intercompany and related party transactions are identified, properly recorded and eliminated.
  • Maintains a thorough understanding of financial reporting and general ledger structure.
  • Reconcile month-end account balances including cash, accounts receivable, inventory, prepaid expenses, fixed assets, accounts payable, accrued expenses, debt, and other assets & liabilities.
  • Work with external audit firm and prepare annual audit schedules and requests.
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  • Be the administrator for Concur and ensure proper accounting for travel and entertainment expenses. Ensure compliance with company travel policy.
  • Perform additional related duties as needed.

An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in public and private accounting.
  • Big 4 public accounting experience preferred.
  • Experienced with ERP software.
  • Advanced Excel Skills.
  • Knowledge of US GAAP.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and take on new tasks with high level of difficulty.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and/or hear, and/or use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand, and/or walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds while moving files or small packages. The mental and physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.

Working Environment:

Work is performed in an office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an individual encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.

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Director of Operations

Summary:

This position is primarily responsible for the management of all manufacturing operations and related support functions, including purchasing, production planning, production operations, shipping and receiving, kitting, facilities and equipment maintenance functions, formulating and recommending manufacturing policies and programs. Create and direct a team oriented workforce to achieve and / or exceed employee and customer satisfaction, business and profit objectives, including continuous improvement within areas of safety, reliability, cost savings, team building and personnel management. Develop and implement business plans and programs in a manner that aligns with identified objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Development and implementation of strategic plans for efficient and cost effective manufacturing, logistics, and related operations. Manages the budgets for equipment expenditures and direct/indirect labor.
  • Provide leadership for the department, staff operational areas at appropriate levels with fully qualified individuals capable of performing duties to the required level of proficiency.
  • Create and nurture a continuous improvement program and culture focusing on Lean Manufacturing processes.
  • Ensure compliance with all FDA, ISO/13485 and other external/internal quality requirements as it relates to all products and services.
  • Work across departments to achieve company and departmental objectives and build teamwork. Specifically, work with other groups to achieve product and customer standards and requirements, communicating related information as necessary to the appropriate staff.
  • Identify areas in which process modifications could positively influence a reduction in operating cost and/or increased profit. Use of specific metrics to monitor and track performance.
  • Establishes production schedules and manpower planning, based on product requirements and material supply. Review production, inventory, equipment capacity and utilization regularly. Initiate change as deemed necessary to efficiency, on time delivery, product quality or customer satisfaction.
  • Develop and maintain a thorough understanding of clients and market to ensure that services and skills align with market and/or competition.
  • Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with clients and act as a liaison to ensure their expectations are met and any requests for information are responded to in a timely manner.
  • Provide leadership and direction to the operations and production staff. Establish performance requirements and monitors achievements. Direct multiple production shift operations.
  • Acquire a strong knowledge of the production processes and all associated equipment. Manage troubleshooting of manufacturing related issues, and identify resources and action plans to resolve these issues.
  • Review MRP / ERP system (Syteline) as to its applicability, recommending alternate systems where deficiencies are identified. Use ERP system to fullest capabilities to improve efficiency, reduce errors, etc.
  •  Responsible for directing and managing the manufacturing engineers in transitioning developmental product to sustained manufacturing phase.
  • Develop and implement Continuous Improvement projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.

An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English.
  • Experience with a FDA Regulated Biotech Pharmaceutical, or Medical Device manufacturer with over 10 years’ experience and a minimum of 5 in a leadership role; clear understanding of best practice within human resources and team development.
  • Previous experience with manufacturing of Class II and preferably Class III medical devices.
  • Excellent verbal, listening and written communication skills, strong management skills and strong presentation and persuasion skills are also required. An MBA or advanced degree in engineering or related scientific field is a big plus.
  • Hands on experience with ERP systems, Syteline a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop business, operational and financial strategies, plans and programs that foster the achievement of organizational objectives.
  • Ability to translate broad strategies into specific objectives and action plans.

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Sales Engineer

Summary:

This position is primarily responsible for combining technical knowledge with sales skills interacting directly with the customer and supporting the Business Development team. The customers are typically medical device OEM’s, and start-ups.

Responsibilities:

  • Field sales calls, maintains and develops existing customer relationships with regular phone calls and face-to-face meetings
  • Presents a consultative sales approach to determine the best solution for the customer
  • Assist Business Development team with technical sales as required
  • Follow up on leads that are determined to be house accounts or as assigned
  • Engages the appropriate internal team resources to assist with the sales process
  • Focus on the sale of electronic components and assemblies, from early stage design to custom manufacturing, utilizing the company’s vertical capabilities
  • Perform market research to determine potential customers, markets, and products
  • Assist engineering to develop proposals for design, development, and manufacturing
  • Assist in meeting sales team yearly sales projections
  • Develop and maintain communication with our employees and customers in a cooperative and professional manner
  • Be proactive in representing the customer to allow Cirtec to reach and maintain a high level of customer satisfaction
  • Prepare reports for management
  • Offers after-sales support
  • Willingness to travel up to 50%
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Advanced computer competency, with strong oral and written communication skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with strong technical background
  • 5+ years of medical device contract design and manufacturing experience
  • Technical selling experience with PCBA, thin film circuits and sensors, ASIC, and other electronic components
  • Knowledge of minimally invasive surgical devices, neuromodulation, cardiac rhythm management, and other medical electronics or implantable devices desired but not required
  • Experience with medical device software, firmware, and hardware development desired but not required
  • Familiar with CRM software like Salesforce

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Process Development Technician

Responsibilities:

  • Has the primary function of operating most if not all equipment used in manufacturing with proficiency.
  • Assist with preparation of proposals and quotations for clients; interface as needed to resolve questions in a timely manner.
  • Ability to interface with internal groups as well as clients to serve as technical advisor.
  • Has the knowledge and ability to instruct other technicians and trainees in the interpretation of manufacturing processes and operation of equipment. Strives to impart experience based knowledge and techniques upon other team members.
  • Have the ability to set up equipment for any type of processing required by the customer as directed through engineering representatives.
  • Work with engineering, customer representatives and manufacturing personnel to resolve technical issues.
  • Provide input/ recommendations on tooling, equipment, processing sequence, programming requirements and inspection techniques of the application.
  • Operate effectively and maintain professionalism in an environment of deadlines and high workloads and adjust schedule or work hours to meet changes in priorities.
  • Assist with developing costs, processes, and documentation for new or modified products.
  • Assist Development Engineering in the following project inputs:
    • Feasibility builds, documentation, and testing
    • Equipment selection
    • Process development and documentation
    • Device Verification samples and testing
    • Operator training
    • Clinical builds
    • Process validation
  • Be able to perform the above duties with little or no supervision.

An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Requirements:

  • Be able to read, write and speak fluent English.
  • High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) is required.
  • Strong computer skills, including the MS Office suite.
  • Must be able to read blueprints and interpret technical specifications and illustrations.
  • Above average oral and written communication skills at all levels for technical personnel and client contact.
  • Willingness to travel, if required.
  • Ability to work independently using available resources.
  • Must have demonstrated organizational skills to manage multiple priorities and revisions.

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Machinist II

Responsibilities:

  • Must meet all of Level l Operator criteria
  • Maintain a no reject quality level.
  • Effectively resolve all problems that arise or seek assistance in a timely manner
  • Interacts effectively with engineering and quality individuals to solve problems.
  • Extensive knowledge of all phases of machining and equipment.
  • Demonstrates good decision making and problem solving.
  • Continually train co-workers to encourage individual growth within company
  • Ability to set up and run all jobs within the department.
  • Promote good morale and productivity.
  • Ability to increase production and streamline set-ups for optimum efficiencies and quality.
  • Ability to trouble shoot quality problems by effectively utilizing process control and corrective actions.
  • Maintain a very high level of cleanliness and organization.

An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position

Requirements:

  • On-going job training

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and/or hear, and/or use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand, and/or walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds while moving files or small packages. The mental and physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.

Protective Clothing Required: PPE

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Work is performed in a manufacturing environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an individual encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.

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Class A Laser Technician

Summary:

This position is responsible for the safe and functional operation of laser cutting and welding equipment. Will be responsible for developing manual or CAD programs required to cut or weld components. Will assist in the development of tooling and fixtures required. To be self-motivated. Help lead the team in a manner to maximize production, Quality, and day-to-day functions.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide process training to production operators
  • Perform characterizations, IQ’s, OQ’s, PQ’s, and validations
  • Provide Laser samples when appropriate to support sales effort
  • Provide assistance to Engineering to develop laser quotations and manufacturing procedures
  • Develop CNC programming using a CAM software to efficiently meet print requirements
  • Assist Engineering in designing tooling for production
  • Interface with Quality to develop inspection procedures to verify acceptability of components
  • Maintain and promote laser and team safety
  • Evaluate and recommend alternative manufacturing methods
  • Maintain and encourage other to maintain a clean and orderly work area
  • Research and recommend capital equipment for the yearly budget
  • Ensure laser maintenance program is 100% up to date
  • Provides leadership to the team and interrelates well with all areas of the company
  • Effectively resolves all problems that arise or seek assistance in a timely manner
  • Assists the Team Manager in developing highly skilled individuals to be high quality efficient operators
  • Performs duties in a manner to promote good department morale with the team
  • Trains team members and new employee on machines and department procedures
  • Maintains schedules of machines to best meet customer requirements based on meeting daily production schedule as supplied by M2M and Production Control
  • Demonstrates responsibility for department efficiency, quality, pre-production planning, process control, corrective actions, cleanliness and safety
  • Ensures that job BOM’s are accurate and tooling is ordered on timely manner

Requirements:

  • Recent pulsed laser cutting experience
  • Experience with high tolerance cutting, welding and drilling of metals
  • Set up of laser parameters Experience or a desire to learn CAD/CAM software

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Assembler II

Summary:

To perform assembly operations according to written procedures in the clean room environment meeting all quality standards. Be familiar with and follow operating requirements including GMPs (Good Manufacturing Practices) and specific customer defined requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform assembly operations per written procedures meeting both quality and productivity requirements
  • Follow verbal and written instructions of Trainers, Supervisors and Engineers
  • Active participation in improving quality and processes
  • Demonstrate the ability to read blueprints, use microscope and inspect all print requirements of components affected
  • Communicate effectively when problems arise or efficiencies can’t be met by yourself or other team members
  • Understand and promote good manufacturing practices (GMPs) including all clean room related requirements
  • Interact effectively with engineering and quality to solve problems
  • Show self-motivation to optimize job performance on a continual basis
  • Demonstrate concern for equipment by proper use of it
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area
  • Ability to diagnose and solve problems with jobs in a timely manner
  • Have good attendance record
  • Ability to identify scrap and provide suggestion on how to increase yields
  • Ability to be a back-up trainer when necessary
  • Ability to understand production schedule and be able start the next production job
  • Ability to help maintain training records and Cirtec Medical procedures
  • Ability to maintain accurate written, spoken and math skills on the production floor with employees and travelers
  • Ability to trouble shoot when necessary in a timely manner or seek assistants from trainer, supervisor or engineering
  • Actively promotes a safe environment in the clean room
  • Looks for ways to continuously improve all aspects of the clean room

Requirements:

  • Two years minimum of microscope experience
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to interpret written and verbal work instructions

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Sterilization Engineer

Summary:

This position is responsible for technical execution of activities associated with projects in the global sterilization network to improve operational efficiency, ensure predictable product flow, and enable lowest total cost of ownership.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead development review and approval of sterilization validations and product adoptions.
  • Provide technical support for in-house ethylene oxide and moist heat sterilization, maintaining flow of development and commercial products.
  • Develop and optimize sterilization cycles with the intent of improving cycle times, reducing lead times, and sterilization of new products.
  • Oversee routine bioburden and environmental monitoring programs.
  • Develop Standard Operating Procedures, Manufacturing Work Instructions, Test Methods and provide on-site training to applicable technical staff.
  • Establish preventive maintenance program for sterilization, requalification, product loading, and material handling.
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of applicable industry standards for sterilization.
  • Assure compliance with Federal, State and local safety/environmental regulations.  Assist in environmental testing and reporting.
  • Other duties, and responsibilities as assigned.

Requirements:

  • BS in Engineering; Chemical, Mechanical, Biomedical or equivalent.
  • 3+ years in medical device sterility assurance, sterilization operations or testing environment.
  • In depth knowledge of industrial sterilization modalities (i.e. Ethylene Oxide and Moist Heat sterilization).
  • Expert knowledge of GMP compliance (FDA, BS/EN, ANVISA, etc.)
  • Knowledge of manufacturing and assembly processes.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Verbal and written fluency in English.

Technical:

  • Previous experience with Class II Single-Use and Class III Medical devices preferred.
  • Strong computer skills, including the MS Office suite and MS Project.
  • Must be able to fully interpret technical drawings, blueprints, specifications, illustrations, and written documents.
  • Experience associated with continuous improvement activities, including participations and/or facilitating Kaizen events using lean manufacturing principles.
  • The ability to understand a range of engineering functions and procedures.
  • A practical and logical approach to problem solving using lean six sigma concepts.
  • Interpersonal, presentation and communication skills.
  • Team working and people management skills.
  • The capacity to work well under pressure and take on new challenges.
  • Organizational and time and project management skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines and finite deliverables.
  • An awareness of health and safety issues associated to sterilization manufacturing environments.
  • Willingness and capability to travel, as required (estimated <5%).

Training:

  • In –house on the job training as required to meet job requirements.
  • Keep up with current industry technologies by attending training courses and conferences.

Performance:

  • Decision Making and Problem Solving: Must be able to make clear and accurate decisions.
  • Analytical Problem Solving: Must be able to use a systematic approach to solving problems.
  • Interaction: Must be able to communicate well verbally and in writing and work well in a team environment.
  • Versatility: Able to respond to changing priorities with minimum disruption. Ability to meet deadlines and manage projects across many departments. Ability to handle multiple projects and customers at any given time.
  • Initiative: Must be able to function with minimum supervision.
  • Leadership: Must be able to lead discussions, teams and meetings with customers and staff related to job role

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Sr. Process Engineer

Summary:

Defines, develops, designs, and validates manufacturing processes, also performs modification of existing processes for medical device assemblies and components. Works within the engineering department suggesting areas for improvements positively impacting product quality, cost and delivery.

Responsibilities:

  • Creates and improves processes pertaining to:
    • Feasibility Builds, Manufacturing, and Inspection
    • Planning and executing process characterization activities, through tools i.e. design experiments
    • Equipment selection
    • Process development and documentation
    • Component validation and verification samples and testing
    • Develops and executes IQ, OQ and PQ protocols and reports
    • Operator training
    • Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis
    • Clinical Builds
    • Process Validation
    • Assembly and Component Process flow layouts
  • Involved with manufacturing and product design teams to:
    • Facilitate and create processes
    • Implement systems to produce a quality and cost effective product
    • Improve Labor cycle times
  • Improve existing processes for boosting productivity, quality and cost
  • Assist with the preparation of proposals and quotes for customers
  • Creates process risk assessments
  • Assesses safety requirements ensuring they are part of the process for the builder, user and customer
  • Prepares Engineering Change Orders for processes, components, and Bill of materials
  • Performs and advises Corrective and Preventive Action tasks
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • FDA cGMP principles and practices
  • Must have 3 or more years’ experience of medical device process or manufacturing engineering
  • 2 years’ experience with bonding techniques. I.E. – Adhesives, Chemical, Laser, Resistance welding
  • Familiarity with biocompatible materials
  • Exposure to Pro-E / CREO and or SolidWorks preferred
  • Strong computer skills associated with Microsoft software
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret technical drawing, blueprints, specification and illustrations
  • Possess a keen attention to detail
  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English
  • Excellent reading, writing, communication, and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability for systematic problem solving, DMAIC
  • Maintains performance with changing priorities under minimal supervision
  • Must maintain high ethical standards
  • Must be able to make clear and accurate decisions
  • Ability to learn and apply new technology
  • Must have a BS degree in relevant engineering discipline with a minimum 3 years of related engineering experience
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Opportunities in Chandler, AZ

Sales Engineer

Summary:

This position is primarily responsible for combining technical knowledge with sales skills interacting directly with the customer and supporting the Business Development team. The customers are typically medical device OEM’s, and start-ups.

Responsibilities:

  • Field sales calls, maintains and develops existing customer relationships with regular phone calls and face-to-face meetings
  • Presents a consultative sales approach to determine the best solution for the customer
  • Assist Business Development team with technical sales as required
  • Follow up on leads that are determined to be house accounts or as assigned
  • Engages the appropriate internal team resources to assist with the sales process
  • Focus on the sale of electronic components and assemblies, from early stage design to custom manufacturing, utilizing the company’s vertical capabilities
  • Perform market research to determine potential customers, markets, and products
  • Assist engineering to develop proposals for design, development, and manufacturing
  • Assist in meeting sales team yearly sales projections
  • Develop and maintain communication with our employees and customers in a cooperative and professional manner
  • Be proactive in representing the customer to allow Cirtec to reach and maintain a high level of customer satisfaction
  • Prepare reports for management
  • Offers after-sales support
  • Willingness to travel up to 50%
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Advanced computer competency, with strong oral and written communication skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with strong technical background
  • 5+ years of medical device contract design and manufacturing experience
  • Technical selling experience with PCBA, thin film circuits and sensors, ASIC, and other electronic components
  • Knowledge of minimally invasive surgical devices, neuromodulation, cardiac rhythm management, and other medical electronics or implantable devices desired but not required
  • Experience with medical device software, firmware, and hardware development desired but not required
  • Familiar with CRM software like Salesforce

 APPLY NOW – or email CareersAtCirtec@Cirtecmed.com

IC Design Engineer

Job Duties:

Perform duties in Analog circuit design w/skills in CMOS, IDACs, Oscillators, PORs, biphasic pulse generators, bandgaps circuits, debugging silicon, Spectre, ADE XL, & Monte-Carlo Simulations.

Requirements:

MS in Electrical Engineering required.

Mail applications to:

Cirtec Medical Corporation
60 N McClintock Dr., #1
Chandler, AZ  85226

Or email to: James.McDonald@cirtecmed.com

Opportunities in Enfield, CT

Business Services Manager

Summary:

This position is primarily responsible in ensuring all business service and support activities are executed in a timely and effective manner so as to support core business activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Effectively manage the financial health and well-being of sustaining programs in the Enfield CT location.
  • Work with department heads and other key stakeholders to develop proposals necessary to support these sustaining programs.
  • Provide timely, accurate quotes for delivery to Sales and Project Managers on sustaining programs.
  • Follow the quote during the steps of negotiations with the customer through completion.
  • Assist with sales pipeline management by working with key sustaining customers to obtain an accurate 12 month rolling forecast.
  • Work with Business Development and other key stakeholders to manage and drive Quarterly Business Reviews with customers.
  • Review key program metrics to ensure profitability. This includes but is not limited to evaluating actual vs. assumed scrap rates, actual vs. assumed cycle times and actual vs. assumed bill of materials.
  • Work with Business Development and Pricing Coordinator to reprice existing programs when necessary. Support customer needs internally within Cirtec Enfield to ensure high customer satisfaction rates.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Technical Bachelor’s Degree, MBA preferred
  • Strong background in Class II and III medical devices (neuromodulation and cardiac assist knowledge a plus)
  • Strong industry involvement a plus
  • Program Management skills
  • Microsoft Project and general software skills required (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Strong financial background
  • CM Operational experience
  • Experience quoting design and development activities.
  • Multitasker
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to plan and organize in ambiguous situations.
  • Exceptional communication and problem solving skills
  • Strong analytic skills
  • Critical thinker

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Quality Control Inspector Level 2

Summary:

This position is primarily responsible for performing receiving, first piece, in-process and final inspection or test on a wide variety of parts and document results. Indicate inspection status, maintain product traceability and non-conforming material control. Participate in internal audits, statistical process control and assist control of process documentation, records and equipment calibration

Responsibilities:

  • Inspect, measure and/or test incoming parts, production first piece, in-process and final product, record results and notify appropriate personnel.
  • Indicate inspection status of parts with assigned labels and stamps.
  • Maintain product identification and traceability.
  • Control non-conforming product in accordance with documented procedures and verify timely corrective and preventative action.
  • Protect product during handling and storage in the performance of work.
  • Monitor factory environmental conditions, record data and alert adverse conditions.
  • Assist with distribution and control of process documentation and quality records.
  • Assist with control of measuring and test equipment calibration.
  • Participate in internal quality audits to verify compliance with documented procedures and specifications, record results and verify audit corrective action.
  • Assist with statistical methods of verifying and controlling process capability.
  • Provide input when required to quality planning for specific projects and products.
  • Provide leadership to production personnel on quality issues.
  • Comply with and reinforce the requirements of the Cirtec Quality System Manual and Standard Operating Procedures, ISO 9002, FDA Quality System Regulations and other customer standards.
  • Follow Occupational Safety and Health regulations, including laser safety practices.
  • Other agreed duties within the Quality Department consistent with training, qualification and experience. •Provide Quality Support for the disposition of discrepant material.
  • Provide leadership to production personnel in relation to quality.
  • Provide Quality Control support to Manufacturing & Engineering.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Be able to read, write and speak fluent English.
  • High school diploma.
  • 3-5 years’ minimum experience in manufacturing, preferably medical devices, with increasing responsibility or a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Certificate/s of training related to this field of work (medical or quality assurance.
  • 3 years’ experience as a Quality Control Inspector.
  • Proven experience in inspection and documenting results.
  • Able to demonstrate competence in interpreting technical drawings & specifications •Proficient in the use of microscopes, measuring and test equipment.
  • Able to check dimensions, squareness, hole locations, surface relationships, finish material defects and mechanical strength of product following appropriate training.
  • Have experience in the use of PC’s and Microsoft Office software applications.

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Quality Control Inspector-2nd shift

Summary:

This position is primarily responsible for performing receiving, first piece, in-process and final inspection or test on a wide variety of parts and document results. Indicate inspection status, maintain product traceability and non-conforming material control. Participate in internal audits, statistical process control and assist control of process documentation, records and equipment calibration.

Responsibilities:

  • Inspect, measure and/or test incoming parts, production first piece, in-process and final product, record results and notify appropriate personnel.
  • Indicate inspection status of parts with assigned labels and stamps.
  • Maintain product identification and traceability.
  • Control non-conforming product in accordance with documented procedures and verify timely corrective and preventative action.
  • Protect product during handling and storage in the performance of work.
  • Monitor factory environmental conditions, record data and alert adverse conditions.
  • Assist with distribution and control of process documentation and quality records.
  • Assist with control of measuring and test equipment calibration.
  • Participate in internal quality audits to verify compliance with documented procedures and specifications, record results and verify audit corrective action.
  • Assist with statistical methods of verifying and controlling process capability.
  • Provide input when required to quality planning for specific projects and products.
  • Provide leadership to production personnel on quality issues.
  • Comply with and reinforce the requirements of the Cirtec Quality System Manual and Standard Operating Procedures, ISO 9002, FDA Quality System Regulations and other customer standards.
  • Follow Occupational Safety and Health regulations, including laser safety practices.
  • Other agreed duties within the Quality Department consistent with training, qualification and experience.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Be able to read, write and speak fluent English.
  • High school diploma-GED.
  • Certificate/s of training related to this field of work (medical or quality assurance.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Quality Control Inspector.
  • Proven experience in inspection and documenting results.
  • Able to demonstrate competence in interpreting technical drawings & specifications.
  • Proficient in the use of microscopes, measuring and test equipment.
  • Able to check dimensions, squareness, hole locations, surface relationships, finish material defects and mechanical strength of product following appropriate training.
  • Have experience in the use of PC’s and Microsoft Office software applications.

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Quality Engineer

Summary:

This position is primarily responsible for monitoring and auditing the quality of all manufactured goods in a medical device industry. Will work to not only find defects, but also to find the cause of the defect and develop a solution. Interact with customers and suppliers in support of engineering projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide Quality Engineering support for engineering project development.
  • Provide Quality Project Management support as needed for product transfers from development to validation.
  • Validation System Owner responsible for the development and management of the validation master plan along with the validation determination.
  • Develop and maintain Validation Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Develop and maintain project Quality Plan for assigned projects.
  • Develop protocols, perform statistical analyses, and write reports for validations and formal process development, which requires quality-engineering involvement such as D Support the development and implementation of IQ (Installation Qualification) and OQ (Operational Qualification) protocols to ensure compliance with the Quality System.
  • Provide Quality Engineering support for manufacturing.
  • CAPA (Corrective and Preventative Action) system owner responsible for the support of the corrective action system and procedures.
  • Interact with customers and suppliers to resolve CAPA investigations and in support of manufacturing.
  • Provide Quality Support for the disposition of material.
  • Provide Quality Project Management Support as needed for product transfers from validation to production.
  • Vendor approval and maintain and assess vendor performance data (i.e. SCAR/on time).
  • Review and document procedure changes for quality requirements and compliance with the quality system.
  • Develop quality systems and procedures as needed.
  • Audit support for third party audits, customer audits and internal audits.
  • Support the implementation of continuous improvement initiatives for production processes.
  • Develop and maintain production quality control plans.
  • Initiate and maintain SPC (Statistical Process Control) for production processes.
  • Provide initiative and support for FMECA (Failure Modes & Effects Criticality Analysis), and DOE (Design of Experiment as applicable.
  • Comply with all work rules including those pertaining to safety, health, quality and Cirtec policies.
  • Back up to Quality Systems Administrator.
  • Perform other duties as necessary. An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Qualifications:

  • Analyze and process Information, Promote Process Improvement, Developing Standards, Managing Processes, Manufacturing Methods and Procedures, Supports Innovation.
  • Bachelors of Science or equivalent, preferably in an engineering discipline.
  • Minimum experience in medical/manufacturing environment: 2 years (BS) OR 4 years (AS) OR 7 years (ND).
  • Must be fluent in use of computer systems for the analysis of data, specifically Microsoft Office.
  • Must possess excellent verbal communication, organizational and management skills.
  • Training or equivalent experience in computer use and software-Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Access.
  • Must be able to implement quality programs, interpret the collected data, and present the data to management to drive continuous improvement.

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Manufacturing Technician-2nd Shift

Summary:

This position is primarily responsible for the manufacturing and assembly of sterile and non-sterile medical devices.

Responsibilities:

  • Comply with all Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP) requirements to ensure products are consistently produced and controlled according to the Quality System.
  • Comply with all Good Documentation Practices (GDP) when completing all manufacturing or quality records.
  • Insure that all Manufacturing Instructions / Inspection Instructions are followed when building client products.
  • Maintain an orderly production line at all times while building client products.
  • Provide input related to sustaining engineering regarding tools and fixtures for use in assembly, testing and packaging as required.
  • Assist sustaining engineering and design engineering with equipment qualifications, process validations and design verification testing.
  • Comply with company safety policies and procedures.
  • An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree or minimum 3 – 5 years’ experience in medical device assembly.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of ISO & FDA requirements.
  • Experience with LEAN manufacturing a plus.
  • Ability to provide detailed information to assist sustaining engineering in determining root cause in order to identify the appropriate corrective action.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and/or hear, and/or use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand, and/or walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds while moving files or small packages. The mental and physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.

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Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

Summary:

This position is primarily responsible for developing and implementing robust cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and Class II & III medical device quality standards. This position recommends and implements improvements to sustained production processes, methods and controls; as well as coordinates the launch of new products into pilot/sustained production. This position also administers standard processes and programs to ensure effective, timely and accurate standards and customer satisfaction.

Responsibilities:

  • Improves manufacturing processes, methods and controls for cost reduction, quality improvements and efficiency for both sustained and new products.
  • Prepares engineering change orders and coordinates the deployment of changes including training operation team members.
  • Improve manufacturing process instructions, product flow, assembly methods, space allocation, product quality and safety performance for both sustained and new products.
  • Coordinates the manufacturing launch of new products including establishing yield targets, run rates, training needs and evaluating results.
  • Develop, test and cost justify various tools and equipment recommended for manufacturing methods.
  • Performs product and process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement and improved efficiency.
  • Utilizing tools associated with risk management (PFMEA/Hazard Analysis) to identify potential risks and the associated corrective actions.
  • Supporting required equipment qualification/process validation.
  • Troubleshoot processes when defects occur. Determine root cause and implement effective containment and countermeasures.
  • Disposition non-conforming products and develop re-work procedures.
  • Communicate with customers regarding process improvements and production changes.
  • Represent manufacturing on cross functional teams.
  • Participate in Kaizens and drive improvement efforts.
  • Other duties as assigned.

An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field required.
  • Advanced knowledge of manufacturing and assembly processes.
  • A minimum of 5-8 years of engineering experience in a Medical manufacturing environment.
  • Previous experience and the ability to direct, lead and mentor engineers with respect to company engineering procedures, new product introduction, manufacturing support and tooling.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Previous experience with Class II & III Medical devices, FDA standards, ISO 13485 and GMP principles preferred.
  • Ability to lead, train, and engage manufacturing team members to reach Cirtec’s quality standards.
  • Must be able to read blueprints and interpret technical specifications and illustrations.
  • Association with supporting documents including, ECN’s, process deviation, non-conformances, stop shipment notifications and all associated quality related documents.
  • Strong computer skills associated with MS Office suite, Minitab and SolidWorks a plus.
  • Experience associated with continuous improvement activities, including participations and/or facilitating Kaizen events using lean manufacturing principles.
  • The ability to understand a range of engineering functions and procedures.
  • A practical and logical approach to problem solving using lean six sigma concepts.
  • Interpersonal, presentation and communication skills.
  • Team working and people management skills, along with organizational and time management skills
  • The capacity to work well under pressure and take on new challenges.
  • Project management skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Willingness to travel, if required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and/or hear, and/or use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand, and/or walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds while moving files or small packages. The mental and physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.

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Sr. Process Development Engineer

Summary:

Works in a functional project engineering group within the department, consisting of multiple engineering disciplines. Involved in the design, development, documentation and validation and of new customer products, and modification of existing products including defining requirements, timelines, and deliverables with a focus on prototypes, process development, design verification, clinical builds, training production, and preparation for process validation and manufacturing transfer of products.

Responsibilities:

  • Attends and arranges project meetings to discuss current and future design and development initiatives
  • May serve as a primary contact with clients on projects of moderate complexity
  • Assists with preparation of proposals and quotations for clients; interfaces as needed to resolve questions in a timely manner
  • Assists in preparation and maintaining of project plans to satisfy milestones, deadlines, budgets, and medical device quality regulations with required actions. Tracks and communicates project status, plans, issues, timelines, action items, and budgets.
  • Provides guidance and direction to coworkers on areas of technical expertise
  • Troubleshoots production processes as required
  • Evaluates and selects appropriate test methods for product requirements
  • Responsible for the following project inputs:
    • Feasibility builds, documentation, and testing
    • Equipment selection
    • Process development and documentation
    • Device Verification samples and testing
    • Operator training
    • Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis
    • Clinical builds
    • Process Validation
  • Involvement in the full design, development, and validation requirements of projects, including:
    • Product design and specification creation, including mechanical and electrical components, assemblies, and packaging
    • Materials sourcing and device prototyping
    • Design verification and validation activities, including data for regulatory submission
    • Manufacturing transfer and support of existing product lines as applicable
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel, if required.
  • Must maintain high ethical standard
  • Must demonstrate good organizational skills
  • Ability to train new engineering employees on project engineering activities and Cirtec policies and procedures

Educational:

  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline with 5 years of relevant experience; Associate’s degree in an engineering discipline w/10 years of relevant experience; or equivalent

Technical:

  • Experience in an engineering/manufacturing environment with a mix of mechanical design, tool design and manufacturing process experience
  • Strong computer skills, including the MS Office suite and MS Project
  • Must be able to fully interpret technical drawings, blueprints, specifications, illustrations, and written documents
  • Strong analytical skills, must be able to obtain and evaluate secondary research information
  • Ability to learn and apply new technology
  • Moderate knowledge of engineering principles, technical writing, material properties, good tooling practices, and statistics
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Opportunities in Los Gatos, CA

Sales Engineer

Summary:

This position is primarily responsible for combining technical knowledge with sales skills interacting directly with the customer and supporting the Business Development team. The customers are typically medical device OEM’s, and start-ups.

Responsibilities:

  • Focus on the sale of nitinol tubing and secondary processes
  • Secure customer forecasts and communicate customer requirements to the Production department
  • Follow up on leads that are determined to be house accounts
  • Support the Business Development team with technical sales as required
  • Engage the appropriate internal resources to assist with the sales process
  • Perform market research to target appropriate devices and potential customers
  • Assist engineering with the preparation of device development and assembly proposals
  • Collaborate with the sales team to meet yearly sales projections
  • Be proactive in creating a high level of customer satisfaction
  • Identify ways to grow the business
  • Prepare reports for management
  • Provide after-sales support
  • Willingness to travel up to 50%
  • Other duties as assigned

An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with strong technical affinity
  • 3+ years of professional experience with medical devices or contract manufacturing
  • Knowledge of laser-cutting related to stent and/or heart valve frames
  • Advanced computer competency
  • Familiar with CRM software like Salesforce

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and/or hear, and/or use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand, and/or walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds while moving files or small packages. The mental and physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.

Working Environment:

Work is performed in an office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an individual encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.

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Document Control Specialist

Summary:

The Document Control Specialist in our Los Gatos, CA office will be responsible for ensuring operational adherence and compliance to Cirtec Medical’s Quality Management System (QMS) requirements for Documentation Systems, Control and Record Retention.

Reporting Relationships:

  • The position reports up to the Quality Manager / Site Leader of Quality.
  • This position will not have direct-reporting and/or supervisory responsibilities.

Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for the execution and coordination of system elements within the Quality Systems & Control functional Team. Specific elements of the QMS, as part of daily essential duties and responsibilities, may include, but are not limited to:

  • Design Change Controls (Engineering Prints/Specifications)
  • Production Engineering Change Controls (ECO/ECN)
  • Product Library Management (PLM) Controls
  • Quality System Document Change Control (Policies, Procedures, SOPs, WIs, Forms, and Templates),
  • Internal & External Auditing Documentation Support
  • Training and Education, and Regulatory Compliance

Additional duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage the day to day requirements of the documentation system:
    • Create and maintain processes for documentation system requirements
    • Process Engineering Change Orders (ECO/ECN), Manufacturing Change Requests (MCR), Deviations
    • Work with product development and sustaining engineers to ensure compliance with internal processes and regulatory requirements
    • Coordinate all document releases and revisions including approval, release and retrieval of obsolete documents in manuals and on the network
    • Maintain all quality system documents in hard copy and electronic form for use by all Cirtec Medical functional areas
  • Corrective/Preventative Actions (CAPA): Provide support to Quality personnel in executing CAPA tasks
  • External Audits: Provide support during customer and registration quality audits
  • Internal Auditing:
    • Manage the internal audit system to ensure all internal audits are performed as scheduled
    • Draft, review and approve internal audit reports
    • Ensure all internal audit findings are cataloged and have appropriate follow-up activity
    • Perform internal audits to assess compliance to FDA and ISO 13485 requirements, as well as the internal Quality System, including investigation observations and findings and reporting
  • Training and Education: Provide training to cross-functional departmental personnel regarding Quality Management System elements, controls, processes and procedures
  • Regulatory Compliance: Ensure compliance to regulatory standards and requirements as applicable
  • Must be knowledgeable of, and adhere to, the Cirtec Medical Quality Management System and its requirements
  • Must be able to present and/or communicate the status of materials at any time to the Supervisor/Manager
  • Must maintain an organized and operationally effective work environment
  • Must adhere to professional workplace attire, time, attendance and leave of absence policies
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications:

Required Education & Experience:

  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent directly transferable work experience (Manufacturing or Engineering discipline preferred)
  • Minimum of 1-4 years of experience in a professional workplace environment
  • Quality certification(s) (e.g. ASQ CQT, QCI, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications & Experience:

  • Post-Secondary Education/Training/Certification coursework (Manufacturing or Engineering discipline preferred)
  • Quality certification(s) (e.g. ASQ CQT, CQI, etc.)
  • Class I, II and/or III Medical Device manufacturing experience
  • Other regulated manufacturing industry experience (e.g. Aerospace, Automotive, Defense, Pharmaceutical, etc.)
  • Knowledge of, and experience with, GMP/ISO Standards

Technical Requirements, Skills and Training:

  • Strong verbal and written English language communication skills
  • Must be able to successfully meet Cirtec Medical-specific positional/functional on-the-job training requirements as provided
  • Must demonstrate ability and/or experience in computer use and general office software – Microsoft Office (i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • “Hands-on” self-starter with ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of functional areas, including R&D, Manufacturing, and QA, as required accomplishing results with minimal guidance

Expectations:

  • Policies & Procedures: Must consistently abide by and conform to all established Cirtec Medical policies and procedures.
  • Decision Making & Problem Solving: Must consistently take action in solving problems while exhibiting judgment and a realistic understanding of the issue(s) and able to make rational and justifiable technical decisions without jumping to conclusions inappropriately.
  • Interaction: Must consistently communicate well, both verbally and in writing, while working in a team environment of cooperation and collaboration.
  • Initiative: Must consistently be capable of completing assigned tasks while operating independently and/or without supervision.
  • Versatility: Must consistently be capable of responding and adapting to changing priorities with minimum disruption and setting work guidance/direction for self and other when required.

Work Environment:

  • The employee will normally be required to work in a standard general office space and/or inside a temperature and humidity controlled cleanroom environment.
  • The employee will normally be required to sit or stand for long periods of time.
  • The employee may be required to lift up to 50 pounds without restriction.
  • The employee may be required to work overtime and/or flexible hours, including weekends, nights and holidays based on special projects and/or critical situational business priorities.
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Opportunities in Lowell, MA

Buyer/Planner

Summary:

The Buyer/Planner position is responsible for all planning and procurement activity related to new and existing business. While this position reports to the Purchasing Manager, it is expected that Buyer/Planner works independently and is capable of being successful in a matrix organization.

Responsibilities:

Assume planning and procurement responsibilities for new and existing materials, tools and equipment, including supplier selection, material planning, procurement and inventory management.

Develops and maintains delivery schedules of production orders.

Communicates delivery information to Sales and Customer Service team.

Participates in production meetings.

Work directly with manufacturing personnel to communicate procurement delivery schedules.

Provide regular status update of supply orders to Operations Manager and expedite orders to meet production schedules.

Implements strategic and tactical materials management programs to support production. May include implementation of SAP module.

Demonstrate a proven ability in the areas of procurement and strategic material planning for various commodities.

Establish early supplier involvement and alliance programs to improve time to market, total cost and source optimization.

Assist with evaluation, auditing and management of new and existing suppliers.

Act as the direct interface with suppliers on quality and delivery issues and their reconciliation and corrective actions.

Represents purchasing on project teams, assuring that suppliers are involved in design and development and purchases are executed to meet project team requirements. Assists with the development of programs to improve supplier quality and dependability, which affect the cost of purchased items.

Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in business or related field and 3-5 years’ purchasing experience in a manufacturing and inventory management environment.

Good communication, negotiation and analytical skills.

Strong SAP experience with MM & PP Module.

Ability to read and understand work instructions and blue prints.

Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint & Word).

Professional designations: Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.) and/or Association for Operations Management (APICS) certification a plus.

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Manufacturing Technician I - 1st Shift

Metrigraphics, now Cirtec Medical, is a leading supplier/manufacturer of high precision custom components for medical, biomedical, motion control, instrumentation and electronics applications. We have advanced capabilities in the use of high resolution photolithography, precision electroforming, and thin film deposition.

Summary:

Under limited supervision, operates a variety of wafer fab equipment in a cleanroom manufacturing environment. May assist in production process development. Job requires significant standing, and working with chemicals including solvents and etchants.

Hours: 5:00 AM – 3:30 PM Monday through Thursday

Responsibilities:

Reads specification drawings and process documents

Operates a variety of wafer fab equipment in a production environment.

Able to manually manipulate fragile wafers on a regular basis.

Able to work with microscopes and vision systems for extended amounts of time

Works with small devices to load fixtures and process equipment

Makes basic measurements and math calculations relative to tolerances, dimensions.

As instructed, adjusts machines to achieve conformance with specifications and maximum yield.

Utilizes ERP system “JobBOSS” to document and execute transactions.

Ensures adherence to clean room protocol and follows all safety requirements/regulations.

Performs related duties as directed.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION: HS diploma or equivalent

EXPERIENCE: 1-3 years’ microelectronics production, cleanroom environment

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES:

Operates a variety of machines and equipment, performs set-ups, and uses precision measuring devices (e.g. Vernier, calipers, micrometers, microscopes).

Able to stand for 10 hours per day

Able to handle fragile material on a regular basis

Able to use microscopes for extended period of time

We offer equal employment opportunity to all applicants for employment and all employees regardless of sex, sexual orientation, age, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by applicable law.

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Manufacturing Technician I - 2nd Shift

Metrigraphics, now Cirtec Medical, is a leading supplier/manufacturer of high precision custom components for medical, biomedical, motion control, instrumentation and electronics applications. We have advanced capabilities in the use of high resolution photolithography, precision electroforming, and thin film deposition.

Summary:

Under limited supervision, operates a variety of wafer fab equipment in a cleanroom manufacturing environment. May assist in production process development. Job requires significant standing, and working with chemicals including solvents and etchants.

Hours: 3:30 PM – 1:30 AM Monday through Thursday

Responsibilities:

Reads specification drawings and process documents

Operates a variety of wafer fab equipment in a production environment.

Able to manually manipulate fragile wafers on a regular basis.

Able to work with microscopes and vision systems for extended amounts of time

Works with small devices to load fixtures and process equipment

Makes basic measurements and math calculations relative to tolerances, dimensions.

As instructed, adjusts machines to achieve conformance with specifications and maximum yield.

Utilizes ERP system “JobBOSS” to document and execute transactions.

Ensures adherence to clean room protocol and follows all safety requirements/regulations.

Performs related duties as directed.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION: HS diploma or equivalent

EXPERIENCE: 1-3 years’ microelectronics production, cleanroom environment

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES:

Operates a variety of machines and equipment, performs set-ups, and uses precision measuring devices (e.g. Vernier, calipers, micrometers, microscopes).

Able to stand for 10 hours per day

Able to handle fragile material on a regular basis

Able to use microscopes for extended period of time

We offer equal employment opportunity to all applicants for employment and all employees regardless of sex, sexual orientation, age, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by applicable law.

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Manufacturing Technician I - Weekend 1st Shift

Metrigraphics, now Cirtec Medical, is a leading supplier/manufacturer of high precision custom components for medical, biomedical, motion control, instrumentation and electronics applications. We have advanced capabilities in the use of high resolution photolithography, precision electroforming, and thin film deposition.

Summary:

Under limited supervision, operates a variety of wafer fab equipment in a cleanroom manufacturing environment. May assist in production process development. Job requires significant standing, and working with chemicals including solvents and etchants.

Hours: 5:00 AM – 3:00 PM Friday through Sunday 

Responsibilities:

Reads specification drawings and process documents

Operates a variety of wafer fab equipment in a production environment.

Able to manually manipulate fragile wafers on a regular basis.

Able to work with microscopes and vision systems for extended amounts of time

Works with small devices to load fixtures and process equipment

Makes basic measurements and math calculations relative to tolerances, dimensions.

As instructed, adjusts machines to achieve conformance with specifications and maximum yield.

Utilizes ERP system “JobBOSS” to document and execute transactions.

Ensures adherence to clean room protocol and follows all safety requirements/regulations.

Performs related duties as directed.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION: HS diploma or equivalent

EXPERIENCE: 1-3 years’ microelectronics production, cleanroom environment

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES:

Operates a variety of machines and equipment, performs set-ups, and uses precision measuring devices (e.g. Vernier, calipers, micrometers, microscopes).

Able to stand for 10 hours per day

Able to handle fragile material on a regular basis

Able to use microscopes for extended period of time

We offer equal employment opportunity to all applicants for employment and all employees regardless of sex, sexual orientation, age, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by applicable law.

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Manufacturing Technician I - Weekend 2nd Shift

Metrigraphics, now Cirtec Medical, is a leading supplier/manufacturer of high precision custom components for medical, biomedical, motion control, instrumentation and electronics applications. We have advanced capabilities in the use of high resolution photolithography, precision electroforming, and thin film deposition.

Summary:

Under limited supervision, operates a variety of wafer fab equipment in a cleanroom manufacturing environment. May assist in production process development. Job requires significant standing, and working with chemicals including solvents and etchants.

Hours: 3:00 PM – 1:00 AM Friday through Sunday

Responsibilities:

Reads specification drawings and process documents

Operates a variety of wafer fab equipment in a production environment.

Able to manually manipulate fragile wafers on a regular basis.

Able to work with microscopes and vision systems for extended amounts of time

Works with small devices to load fixtures and process equipment

Makes basic measurements and math calculations relative to tolerances, dimensions.

As instructed, adjusts machines to achieve conformance with specifications and maximum yield.

Utilizes ERP system “JobBOSS” to document and execute transactions.

Ensures adherence to clean room protocol and follows all safety requirements/regulations.

Performs related duties as directed.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION: HS diploma or equivalent

EXPERIENCE: 1-3 years’ microelectronics production, cleanroom environment

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES:

Operates a variety of machines and equipment, performs set-ups, and uses precision measuring devices (e.g. Vernier, calipers, micrometers, microscopes).

Able to stand for 10 hours per day

Able to handle fragile material on a regular basis

Able to use microscopes for extended period of time

We offer equal employment opportunity to all applicants for employment and all employees regardless of sex, sexual orientation, age, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by applicable law.

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Quality Assurance Technician - 1st Shift

Metrigraphics, now Cirtec Medical, is a leading supplier/manufacturer of high precision custom components for medical, biomedical, motion control, instrumentation and electronics applications. We have advanced capabilities in the use of high resolution photolithography, precision electroforming, and thin film deposition.

Summary:

The Quality Assurance Technician is responsible for monitoring the production process to assure that parts are being manufactured on the production line per procedures and specifications. Monitoring includes visual inspection of employee production and employee compliance to procedures.

Hours: 5:00 AM – 3:30 PM Monday through Thursday

Responsibilities:

Become proficient in the operation of all production equipment and participate in process development and equipment/process qualification activities.

Develop a strong knowledge of all equipment and process parameters.

Monitor all production process steps and production operators to ensure that documented procedures are followed and process parameters are correct. Update shift checklist(s) accordingly.

Participate in the creation and documentation of process procedures and operating procedures as required.

Execute and document qualifications for new equipment and/or processes, and perform measurements and reporting of those qualifications.

Perform inspection and measurement of in-process and finished product using various measurement tools and microscopes as required.

Participate in the creation and maintenance of training documents.

Train new employees, and maintain technician training records.

May act as shift/group leader in his/her absence.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Knowledge of Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.

Experience working in a cleanroom environment and working with microscopes.

We offer equal employment opportunity to all applicants for employment and all employees regardless of sex, sexual orientation, age, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by applicable law.

APPLY NOW – or email CareersAtCirtec@Cirtecmed.com

Quality Assurance Technician - 2nd Shift

Metrigraphics, now Cirtec Medical, is a leading supplier/manufacturer of high precision custom components for medical, biomedical, motion control, instrumentation and electronics applications. We have advanced capabilities in the use of high resolution photolithography, precision electroforming, and thin film deposition.

Summary:

The Quality Assurance Technician is responsible for monitoring the production process to assure that parts are being manufactured on the production line per procedures and specifications. Monitoring includes visual inspection of employee production and employee compliance to procedures.

Hours: 3:30 PM – 1:30 AM Monday through Thursday

Responsibilities:

Become proficient in the operation of all production equipment and participate in process development and equipment/process qualification activities.

Develop a strong knowledge of all equipment and process parameters.

Monitor all production process steps and production operators to ensure that documented procedures are followed and process parameters are correct. Update shift checklist(s) accordingly.

Participate in the creation and documentation of process procedures and operating procedures as required.

Execute and document qualifications for new equipment and/or processes, and perform measurements and reporting of those qualifications.

Perform inspection and measurement of in-process and finished product using various measurement tools and microscopes as required.

Participate in the creation and maintenance of training documents.

Train new employees, and maintain technician training records.

May act as shift/group leader in his/her absence.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Knowledge of Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.

Experience working in a cleanroom environment and working with microscopes.

We offer equal employment opportunity to all applicants for employment and all employees regardless of sex, sexual orientation, age, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by applicable law.

APPLY NOW – or email CareersAtCirtec@Cirtecmed.com

Quality Assurance Technician - Weekend 2nd Shift

Metrigraphics, now Cirtec Medical, is a leading supplier/manufacturer of high precision custom components for medical, biomedical, motion control, instrumentation and electronics applications. We have advanced capabilities in the use of high resolution photolithography, precision electroforming, and thin film deposition.

Summary:

The Quality Assurance Technician is responsible for monitoring the production process to assure that parts are being manufactured on the production line per procedures and specifications. Monitoring includes visual inspection of employee production and employee compliance to procedures.

Hours: 3:00 PM – 1:00 AM Friday through Sunday

Responsibilities:

Become proficient in the operation of all production equipment and participate in process development and equipment/process qualification activities.

Develop a strong knowledge of all equipment and process parameters.

Monitor all production process steps and production operators to ensure that documented procedures are followed and process parameters are correct. Update shift checklist(s) accordingly.

Participate in the creation and documentation of process procedures and operating procedures as required.

Execute and document qualifications for new equipment and/or processes, and perform measurements and reporting of those qualifications.

Perform inspection and measurement of in-process and finished product using various measurement tools and microscopes as required.

Participate in the creation and maintenance of training documents.

Train new employees, and maintain technician training records.

May act as shift/group leader in his/her absence.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Knowledge of Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.

Experience working in a cleanroom environment and working with microscopes.

We offer equal employment opportunity to all applicants for employment and all employees regardless of sex, sexual orientation, age, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by applicable law.

APPLY NOW – or email CareersAtCirtec@Cirtecmed.com

Equipment Maintenance Technician

Metrigraphics, now Cirtec Medical, is a leading supplier/manufacturer of high precision custom components for medical, biomedical, motion control, instrumentation and electronics applications. We have advanced capabilities in the use of high resolution photolithography, precision electroforming, and thin film deposition.

Summary:

Responsible for performing all preventive and corrective maintenance on equipment located in the fab and plating areas. It is expected that the equipment maintenance technician works independently and is capable of being successful in a matrix organization.

Responsibilities:

Responsible for preventive and corrective maintenance on all fab / plating area tool sets, including component disassembly / assembly / repair

Responsible for identifying needed parts for repairs / preventive maintenance

Properly handle and store chemicals and hazardous waste

Maintain written logs of maintenance and repairs in our online system

Perform other duties as assigned by your supervisor

Requirements:

Minimum of 4 years’ experience in performing preventive and corrective maintenance on semiconductor related equipment; similar equipment experience will be considered

Able to troubleshoot electronic circuits to a component level

Familiar with vacuum systems

Must have good computer, written and communication skills

Manual dexterity and visual acuity are required to perform responsibilities

Must be able to lift 60lbs

Must be willing to work some weekends, alternating coverage with other maintenance techs

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States

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General Referral Application

General Referral

Don’t see a position that fits your background and experience? We are always accepting applications and resumes that we keep on file. If we open a new position that better fits your background and experience we can review your general referral application.

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