Careers with Cirtec – Medical Device Design, Development and Manufacturing

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.

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.

To view all current positions and apply online, visit the Cirtec Career Center:

Opportunities in Brooklyn Park, MN

Laser Operator

Summary:

Effectively operate a laser cutting or welding machine and monitor quality work at an acceptable rate. Keep the area that they are working in and follow the cleanroom cleaning procedure. Able to read and comprehend blue prints for client requests. Communicate with departing shift to learn the status of jobs in progress.

Requirements:

  • Previous laser machine experience (1-2 years)
  • Experience with high tolerance cutting, welding and drilling of metals
  • Blue print reading
  • Availability to work overtime (shift and weekends)
  • Previous experience working in a cleanroom environment
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Manufacturing Engineer (Contract) - Silicone Molding

Summary:

Defines, develops, designs, optimizes, and validates Silicone Molding manufacturing processes, also performs modification of existing processes for medical device assemblies and components. Works within the engineering department executing improvements that directly impact product quality, cost and delivery.

Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the development, validation, optimization, integration and improvement of manufacturing processes based on principles of mechanical engineering and knowledge of relevant manufacturing technologies
  • Applies knowledge of medical device manufacturing and key processes (including silicone injection molding) plus software tools (SolidWorks, Minitab) to perform process validation, process development, process statistical analysis, process optimization, capacity planning, and mistake proofing
  • Participates in production failure analysis and process risk analysis, employing LabView software tool and techniques of FMEA (Failure Mode & Effects Analysis), fishbone analysis, and root cause analysis
  • Creates and improves manufacturing methods pertaining to:
    • Feasibility Builds, Manufacturing, and Inspection.
    • 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
  • Provide input for preparing customer proposals and quotes
  • Participates with process and design 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, routers and bill of materials
  • Performs and advises Corrective and Preventative Action tasks
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • FDA cGMP, GDP principles and practices
  • Must have 5+ years’ experience with medical device processes and Silicone Molding/liquid injection molding manufacturing engineering; contract manufacturing is a plus
  • Familiarity with biocompatible materials
  • Experience with Pro-E / CREO and or SolidWorks with GD&T exposure required
  • 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
  • Strong desire to learn and apply new technology
  • Must have a BS degree in relevant engineering discipline
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Design Quality Engineer

Summary:

This position will be responsible for product remediation gap analysis and maintenance of the remediation process throughout the organization. Remediation engineering activities for selected products includes review and gap assessment of design requirements, risk management, standards, component and system level specifications, test method validation, component/contract manufacturer qualification and process validation.

Responsibilities:

  • Execute a risk based approach/procedure/plan for remediation of design requirements/specifications, technical standards, test methods, supplier controls and manufacturing controls grounded in FDA requirements and technical standards
  • Work closely with both internal groups and external groups to assess and potentially redefine or clarify system level requirements, Use-Conditions and risks for project
  • Responsible for the assessment of technical standards, labeling and technical file requirements to characterize gaps
  • Responsible for the assessment of component and system level specifications relative to customer needs and product performance specifications
  • Perform requirements flow down analysis on critical to quality product performance specifications down to components and process.
  • Apply Design for Reliability and Manufacturability tools and techniques to remediation projects as appropriate
  • Provide effective support for multiple projects, balancing priorities and resources appropriately to meet both project and management expectations
  • Prepare or direct the preparation of oral and written reports of gap analysis as required by the project or department management.
  • Prepare tradeoff studies and implementation alternatives to mitigate gaps
  • Perform required training and certifications to demonstrate compliance with applicable divisional and corporate policies in accordance with individual training matrix
  • Collaborate with management to ensure effective and robust risk management for products and processes
  • Utilize quality systems expertise by assisting in continuous improvement activities throughout the organization as driven by product lifecycle management considerations
  • Support CAPA Board meetings and assist following-up on open action items until closure
  • Support initiatives to ensure effective reporting of quality improvement program metrics
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering discipline
  • 7+ years of design, quality, or reliability engineering experience in a highly regulated environment (5+ years with MS in engineering discipline)
  • 3+ years of medical device experience
  • Knowledge of quality assurance and regulatory compliance including Quality System Standards and Regulations
  • Experience in the medical device industry
  • Knowledge of systems engineering discipline, Technical Standards, Hazard Analysis and Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Qualification, Test Method and Process Validation.
  • Knowledgeable of product development processes and methods.
  • MS Degree in Engineering, Physical /Biological Sciences with RAC or CQA Certification
  • Knowledge in the application of risk management
  • ASQ Certification
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CNC Milling Machinist

 

Summary:

To set up and maintain all set-ups on CNC machinery. To be self-motivated and ensure the product is done on time and of the highest quality possible. To have excellent trouble shooting ability on both the machine and tooling and to assist the supervisor and/or lead person as well as the programmers with the operation of the department.

Responsibilities:

  • Accurately complete all department paperwork including job travelers, inspection documentation, and work packet information and tooling request forms
  • Have a general understanding of Cirtec Medical workmanship standards
  • Be able to maintain an acceptable efficiency operating machinery
  • Have the ability to change most types of tooling used in various machines
  • Active participation in team meetings and improving quality programs
  • Be familiar with functions of the machine including tool and work offsets and be able to adjust them to ensure quality components are being manufactured
  • Demonstrate concern for equipment by proper use of all equipment and maintaining a clean work environment
  • Demonstrate an ability to use inspection equipment as required, including vision systems
  • Have the ability to solve problems to maintain quality and efficiency while working within the team
  • Have a good attendance record
  • Have the ability to pass internal blue print reading and workmanship tests
  • Understand company policies and procedures
  • Maintain a high level of quality
  • Excellent working knowledge of blueprints and geometric tolerance
  • Interact effectively with engineering and quality individuals to solve problems that may arise in a professional and timely manner
  • Have extensive knowledge of all phases of machining and equipment
  • Demonstrate good decision making and problem solving
  • Continually train co-workers to encourage individual growth within the team and within the company
  • Have the ability to set up and run all jobs within the department
  • Promote good morale and productivity
  • Have the ability to increase production and streamline set-ups for optimum efficiencies and quality
  • Have the ability to trouble shoot quality problems by effectively utilizing process control and corrective actions
  • Maintain a very high level of cleanliness and organization and promote this within the team

Requirements:

  • Ability to interpret tolerances, GD&T, dimensions, finish requirements, part views, etc. on engineering blue prints
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with set-ups, operating and troubleshooting CNC vertical mills
  • Ability to operate vision systems and inspection equipment
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Calibration Technician

Summary:

The calibration technician will inspect, test, maintain and repair a variety of electronic and mechanical equipment to ensure measurement accuracy. The calibration technician will also review customer requirements to ensure proper gaging is procured prior to manufacturing produces the parts.

Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain a calibration system to ensure that all inspection, measuring, and test equipment, including mechanical, automated, or electronic inspection and test equipment, is suitable for its intended purposes and is capable of producing valid results
  • Establish and maintain a calibration system to ensure that equipment is routinely calibrated, inspected, checked, and maintained. Ensure there are provisions for handling, preservation, and storage of equipment, so that its accuracy and fitness for use are maintained
  • Ensure the calibration system is well documented to ensure equipment is calibrated on a routine schedule and are traceable to national standards when applicable
  • Coordinate calibration onsite service calls
  • Assists the quality department in developing and maintaining the ISO procedures and work instructions. Adherence to Cirtec operational procedures to maintain ISO and FDA compliance.
  • Ensure effective gage planning and procurement while being aware of cost impact and maintaining budget spending
  • Ensure that control of nonconforming product is identified, documented, evaluated, segregated, and disposition has been determined
  • Calibration of all measuring devices being conducted on time (0% past-due)
    • Maintain the calibration system and ensure no equipment is used beyond the recommended calibration period
    • Ensure all equipment is marked stating the status of calibration. If calibration is not required, the equipment will maintain a sticker stating reference only.
  • Create Gage kits for Manufacturing Teams within two days
    • Work with Engineering and Manufacturing teams to create Gage Kits for long running manufacturing jobs within two days of request.
  • Ensure gages are procured and received prior to start of production
    • Review released jobs and ensure gaging is ordered and received prior to start of production
  • Decrease the cost of Calibration
    • Continually look at ways to save money
    • Request quotes for procured equipment
    • Schedule multiple on-site calibration at same time to reduce cost
  • Developing time saving Inspection Methods
    • Enhance our capabilities, by leveraging automation, fixturing, etc., and be more efficient with inspections, but still maintain a high level of quality
  • Train and coach employees on all inspection, measuring, and test equipment and other courses as they are created
  • Communicate the quality status of all styles to the VP of Quality Affairs
  • Provide quality leadership and expertise to teams
  • Actively promote an environment that focuses on customer quality, continuous improvement and teamwork
  • Represents QA on project teams
  • Participate in internal, regulatory, and supplier quality audits
  • Participate in Material Review Board (MRB), as needed
  • Other tasks as assigned

Competencies:

  • Communication proficiency
  • Technical capacity
  • Ethical conduct
  • Problem solving/analysis
  • Decision making

Requirements:

  • Self-starter, ability to handle multiple priorities, and detail oriented
  • A solid understanding of blueprint reading, geometric dimensioning and tolerances, statistical process control, visual inspection tools, and mechanical measuring tools
  • Solid troubleshooting, root-cause, and continuous improvement skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • BS, high school diploma, or GED
  • Five years of related experience
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Business Systems Manager - Can be based in MN or CT

Summary:

This individual is responsible for supporting sales and marketing by driving the sales quoting process. This includes detailed technical analysis and proposal writing to support RFQ and grants applications.  This individual will work closely with Business Development, Operations and Finance to develop quotes, product pricing models and assist in the construction of overall program timelines.  In addition, he or she will analyze sales opportunities and support the approval process.  Finally, this individual will be responsible for developing dashboards and other strategic sales reporting tools.

Outcome Required & Strategic Priorities:

  • Develop and implement quote process for new development and manufacturing opportunities
  • Develop quote metrics
  • Oversee all quoting activities, including existing manufacturing repricing to ensure financial objectives are being met

Main Responsibilities / Critical Tasks:

  • Coordinate all quoting activities for Cirtec’s Brooklyn Park and Enfield operations.
  • Develop quote metrics and report to management periodically
  • Meet with perspective customers to understand needs and develop quote based on inputs
  • Assist with sales pipeline management

Skills & Knowledge:

  • 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.
  • Experience building product cost models

Behavioral Competencies:

  • 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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Process Engineer Technician

Summary:

Provides tools and support to engineering and production while adhering to the quality and cost requirements of the company. The tools included but are not limited to written processes and procedures, equipment and fixtures, and training programs. The development of these tools must be based on sound engineering principles and be implemented in accordance with Good Manufacturing processes (GMP) and ISO standards. This position will also support other engineers and areas as needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Identifies, executes and promotes Continuous Improvement objectives
  • Assists in defining Lean Manufacturing requirements
  • Develop processes and procedures for projects to improve quality and cost
  • Originate and maintain written technical descriptions of processes and procedures comprehensive in scope and understandable by the audience
  • Represent engineering for Material Review Board concerning material dispositions
  • Represent Engineering in cross functional teams as assigned
  • Maintain compliance to procedures and regulatory requirements
  • Understand and follow safety policies and practices, attend safety training and wear PPE as required
  • Maintains and prepares project plans to satisfy timeline requirements
  • Prepares Engineering Change Orders for processes and components
  • Performs Corrective and Preventative Action tasks
  • Other Duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • FDA, cGMP principles and practices, (ISO 9001, ISO 13485)
  • 3 Plus years’ experience in the engineering/manufacturing environment for medical devices
  • Experience with silicone molding is a plus
  • Familiarity with Pro-E / CREO and or SolidWorks is preferred.
  • Strong computer skills associated with Microsoft software
  • Ability to interpret technical drawing, blueprints, specification and illustrations
  • 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
  • Possess strong team collaboration skills
  • Must be able to make clear and accurate decisions
  • Strong desire to learn and apply new technology
  • Associates degree in an Engineering discipline or related field

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee in this position. Employee will be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

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Quality Inspector

Summary:

The Quality Inspector ensures that all Cirtec products meet requirements for both visual and mechanical inspections as required based on print and inspection plans. Strict workmanship standards have been established and are taught to each employee.

Responsibilities:

  • Must demonstrate ability to perform visual inspections with microscopes at specified magnification and with a Visual Measuring System
  • Must be able to use Visual Measuring System and develop required statistical data
  • Ability to decipher blueprints and inspection plans to fully understand customer quality requirements
  • Attain knowledge of all Cirtec’s procedures, work instruction and forms related to your job process
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area on a consistent basis
  • Communicate the quality status of all styles to the Inspection Lead
  • Read and follow Cirtec’s handbook and maintain an attendance and tardiness record within the set limits of company policy
  • Other tasks as assigned

Requirements:

  • Must have a minimum of two years final inspection experience
  • Self-starter, ability to handle multiple priorities, and detail oriented
  • A solid understanding of blueprint reading, geometric dimensioning and tolerances, statistical process control, visual inspection tools, and mechanical measuring tools
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • BS/BA/BE, AA, or applicable experience
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Swiss Machinist - Full Time, Monday - Thursday or Weekend Shift

Summary:

The primary purpose of this job is to set up, operate and maintain CNC equipment to fabricate production parts.

Hours & Shifts:

  • 1st shift is Monday – Thursday from 5:00 AM – 3:30 PM
  • 2nd shift is Monday – Thursday from 3:30 PM – 2:00 AM
  • Weekend shift is Friday – Sunday from 6:00 AM – 6:30 PM

Responsibilities:

  • Operate and set up CNC shop equipment
  • Make adjustments and monitor assigned equipment to ensure dimensional part integrity
  • Able to preset tooling for setups and tool breakages during normal operations
  • Maintain tooling following established tool life guide lines
  • Troubleshoot and correct problem with minimal assistance
  • Inspect parts visually and dimensionally using basic inspection equipment and techniques to assure conformance to requirements with minimal assistance
  • Complete all applicable documentation for current operations
  • Perform preventative machine maintenance as required
  • Perform other functions as required

Requirements:

  • 2-5 years machine shop experience in all phases of machining
  • Ability to read, interpret and understand blueprints
  • Ability to work with small precision parts to very close tolerances
  • Ability to understand and follow through with verbal or written instructions
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In-Process Inspection/Deburring

Summary:

Deburrer needed to inspect parts for burrs, identify and remove burrs with speed and accuracy. To be a self-motivated individual with passion, integrity & commitment towards all work assignments. To produce the highest quality parts in the least amount of time.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify all burrs on part & proficiently remove them with minimal errors
  • Demonstrate the ability to read blueprints
  • Safely use knives and other deburring tools
  • Communicate effectively with team members
  • Maintain good attendance
  • Keep a clean and orderly work area
  • Accurately record data on routers
  • Ability to use general shop math
  • Proficient use of a microscope at 20 power minimum

Requirements:

  • One year experience working under microscope (at 20 power minimum)
  • 6 months experience using knives and other deburring tools
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Opportunities in Enfield, CT

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 low to moderate complexity
  • Assist with preparation of proposals and quotations for clients; interface as needed to resolve questions in a timely manner
  • Assist in preparation and maintaining of project plans to satisfy milestones, deadlines, budgets, and medical device quality regulations with required actions. Have input to project manager for tracking and communicating project status, plans, issues, timelines, action items, and budgets.
  • 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 standards
  • Must demonstrate good organizational skills

Education:

  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English
  • A Bachelors degree in an engineering discipline and minimum 2 years appropriate work experience; or Associates degree in engineering discipline and a minimum or 4 years appropriate work experience; or a minimum 7 years relevant work experience; or equivalent.

Technical:

  • Experience in an engineering/manufacturing environment with mechanical, tool design, and manufacturing processes preferred
  • Strong computer skills, including the MS Office suite and MS Project
  • Must be able to fully interpret technical drawings, blueprints, specifications & illustrations
  • Strong analytical skills, must be able to obtain, evaluate, and apply secondary research information
  • Ability to learn and apply new technology
  • Technical report preparation and formal presentation skills

Training:

  • In house on the job training as required to meet job requirements
  • Must remain current with trends and developments in the incumbent’s engineering specialty

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 by researching and evaluating alternative solutions
  • 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
  • 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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Laser Technician - Levels I-IV - 2nd Shift

Summary:

The Laser Technician has the general responsibility for operating laser and associated systems used in the manufacturing of products sold to our customers. The Technician III is expected to work with and assist in the training of lower level technicians to effectively meet or exceed expectations for product quality and production rates. It is also expected that in this position the Technician III will continue to build their skills with the upper level Technicians along with taking tasks and direction from the Engineering departments. In this position you must proficient in setting up and operating workstations perform visual and dimensional inspections needed to manufacture the products at Cirtec.

Responsibilities:

  • Has the primary skills of operating manufacturing workstations including all laser systems used in the manufacture of products sold to our customers. (Unitech, Triumpf, Lasag, IPG)
  • Perform laser welding, resistance welding laser marking, header pouring, silicone molding
  • Glovebox laser welding
  • Strong soldering experience. IPC 610 certification preferred
  • Demonstrates strict adherence to all safety, GMP & quality system guidelines
  • Proficient in the operation of computerized motion controllers
  • Proficient, at an intermediate level, in modifying or creating computerized motion control programs
  • Possesses the ability to accurately follow operating manuals, maintenance instructions, Standard operating procedures & work instructions
  • Working knowledge of drawings with an intermediate ability to interpret nomenclature and dimensions
  • Must accurately document all work performed on inspection reports and travelers
  • Performs in-process inspection of all parts and/or assemblies in accordance with the requirements stated in the Process Control Document or as otherwise stated on drawings or work instructions
  • Performs various dimensional inspection using specific dies or gauges, or dimensional inspection systems, verniers and micrometers.
  • Provides direction within the manufacturing cell to Tech I or II associates assigned to assist them
  • 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 facilities departments and upper level Technicians in duties such as flash lamp or filter changes on lasers
  • Ability to perform workstation set up requirements for any type of processing job using existing tooling and established parameters
  • Performs additional duties as required under the direction of the Production Team Leader or upper level Technicians
  • Responsible for recognizing quality issues and communicating issues to the Qulaity and/ or Production Supervision
  • Assists in ensuring the accuracy of Process Control Documents, Parameter Sheets, Work Instructions, and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Acts as a resource during audits or customer visits for questions and answers or practical demonstrations
  • Assist Upper level Technicians or Engineers with parameter adjustments and weld parameter/process development.
  • Ability to perform metallurgy (cross sections)
  • Performs weld validations and collects data for validation reports
  • Ability to provide input to Engineering and upper level Technicians in regards to tool design and/or troubleshooting processes
  • Performs other job duties as assigned with little or no assistance or supervision

Requirements:

Experience & Education:

  • Be able to read, write and speak fluent English
  • High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) is required
  • Two to three years experience in a med device field preferred
  • One year applications experience or equivalent training

Technical:

  • Strong experience with a variety of laser welding equipment and techniques
  • Strong soldering skills (IPC 610 certification preferred)
  • Header pouring, laser marking, silicone molding, glove box laser welding
  • Moderate computer skills, including the MS Office suite
  • Must be able to interpret technical drawings, blueprints, specifications & illustrations
  • Strong analytical skills and must have the ability to obtain secondary research information from the Internet or alternate sources
  • Ability to learn and apply new technology
  • Technical report preparation

Physical:

  • Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
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Technician II - 2nd Shift

Summary:

A Technician II has the general responsibility for operating workstations and associated systems used in the manufacturing of products sold to our customers. The Technician II is expected to work with lower level Technicians and other upper level Technicians to effectively meet or exceed expectations for product quality and production rates. In this position they must have a basic knowledge of how to set up and operate workstations, perform visual and dimensional inspections needed to manufacture the products at Cirtec.

Responsibilities:

  • Has the primary function of operating workstations used in the manufacturing processes
  • Proficient in set-up and loading component materials into product specific tools
  • Has the responsibility of following established documentation for product manufacturing
  • Demonstrates strict adherence to all safety, GMP & quality system guidelines
  • Must accurately document all work performed on inspection reports and customer travelers
  • Must have a general understanding of the CNC controlled workstations on the production floor
  • Possesses the ability to read and follow process control documents, work instructions, and standard operating procedures
  • Working knowledge of drawings, ability to interpret nomenclature and dimensions
  • Performs in-process visual inspections with and without the use of microscopes in accordance with the requirements stated in the Process Control Document or as otherwise stated on drawings or work instructions
  • Performs various dimensional inspection using specific dies or gauges, or dimensional inspection systems, verniers and micrometers
  • Provides direction within the manufacturing cell to Tech I associates assigned to assist them
  • Ability to perform basic workstation set up and troubleshooting tasks
  • Performs additional duties as required under the direction of the Production Manager
  • Maintains cleanliness of work areas, machines, tools and equipment
  • Assists Quality Control with inspection duties as required
  • Responsible for recognizing quality issues and communicating these issues to quality and/ or Production Supervision
  • Performs other job duties as assigned with minimal supervision
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Master Scheduler

Summary:

The master scheduler/planner is responsible for managing the overall planning activities. Master planning responsibilities include, but are not limited to, ensuring a robust demand management process is in place to achieve 100% customer service level simultaneously driving to meet operational/financial goals & policies, which involves monitoring monthly revenue and forecasting. Provides assistance in resolving data quality problems through the appropriate choice of error detection and correction.

Responsibilities:

  • Team champion and lead administrator of demand management process:
    • Translate projected forecasts, incoming volume, and work scopes into a production plan with a time-phased build schedule
    • Provide input to finance on operating plans for the sales and operations planning (S&OP) process, concerning incoming volume and capacity
    • Develop customer commits to the demand plan based on material and capacity constraints
    • Maintain achievable build & ship plan, with focus on minimizing costs and internal lead-time
    • Monitor and maintain workcell capacity through use of capacity analysis tool. Drive data integrity in capacity analysis tool
    • Effectively manage accurate cut-in dates resulting from Engineering Change Notifications (ECN’s), product transfers, and End of Life (EOL) activity
  • Support and actively participate in monthly revenue, forecast cycle:
    • Track and communicate all revenue progression and risks to operations weekly
    • Maintain tool to understand financial impact of MPS to forecast revenue variance
    • Communicate all shift requirements, via capacity model, and all future changes in capacity
    • Manages, analyzes, and resolves data initiative issues and manages revisions needed to best meet internal and customer requirements
  • Lead planning team in supporting company strategies, initiatives, and metrics:
    • Define and track on-time delivery, Master Production Schedule, and material downtime performance
    • Utilize, develop, and refine standard planning processes
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures

Requirements:

  • BA in supply chain management or equivalent, along with 3-5 years’ experience in materials management related field
  • Strategic thinker, strong analytical skills, able to synthesize considerable and complex data and capable of utilizing spreadsheet and ERP-type software in managing the planning process
  • 3-5 years’ experience in scheduling position with extensive demonstrated success of implementing & operationalizing master schedules with a clear understand the process or loading and changing the MPS, along with the impact on MRP and the Material planners
  • Advanced PC skills, with emphasis on excel and ERP/MRP experience
  • Strong problem solving, negotiation, and people skills are a must
  • Ability to effectively and professionally work under pressure, in a team oriented environment
  • Business Data Owner – Authorizes the creation and maintenance of master data – Absolute responsibility for the quality and accuracy of local Master Data
  • Possess knowledge of production planning and MRP
  • Clear understanding of material liability agreement that is contractually in place
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Operations Manager

Summary:

The Operations Manager is responsible for leading the manufacturing plant operations to achieve the required business results. This includes P&L responsibility for the schedule attainment, growth, profitability, safety, maintenance, quality, manufacturing engineering and material control for the business. Also, this position is responsible for managing the facility’s production associates, maintaining relationships, and managing culture as it applies to Cirtec Medical and facility safety for all employees. The operations manager will also partner with all groups to ensure the site is on track to plan by leading them through site objectives

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deploy short and long-range plans to achieve the required business operational and financial objectives and drive associate engagement in the facility.
  • Develop appropriate performance metrics. Monitor and analyze production performance in the areas of safety, quality, cost objectives, delivery, major expenditures, and expense budgets. Take action as necessary to assure each objective is met.
  • Partner with key stakeholders to ensure that all required value streams and cross functional activities are being executed to achieve the required business results (i.e. driving cost reduction activities, maintaining fixed schedule, etc.).
  • Partner with all other areas, engineering, supply chain, and quality to ensure we hit the objectives for the site.
  • Partner with HR and Finance to ensure the workforce is adequate to meet the incoming order requirements for production labor. Promote engagement and harmonious working relationships between supervision, support functions and associates.
  • Implement process improvement to reduce inventory, drive out waste, improve manufacturing flexibility, improve quality, improve delivery, and reduce cost.
  • Optimize production flow, work instructions, rates, standards, and line support, etc. Manage machinery downtime and equipment maintenance and repair.
  • Insure duties and responsibilities of employees are clearly defined and communicated. Lead functional subordinates to deliver the business objectives. Mentor them in their personal and professional development as leaders of the business. Provide coaching/development opportunities that enhance their skill and support career aspirations.
  • Assist the GM of the sites in developing long-range plans, based on marketing forecasts and industry trends.
  • Lead with strong leadership to promote ideas with the team.
  • Lead the operations team with CIP ideas and use the talent within to create a culture of self-accountability.
  • Develop plans to create a self-staining work force.

Requirements:

  • 5+ year’s direct experience in manufacturing / metal fabrication / high volume assembly business.
  • Minimum 5 year’s management experience in satellite manufacturing or equal preferred.
  • 3+ years P&L responsibility preferred.
  • 2+ year’s strategic planning experience.
  • Operations strategic planning: 3 years
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Program Manager

Summary:

The Program Manager is responsible for executing the project plan and managing the project initiative to established budget and timeline. Coordinate the design, development, documentation, schedules, and validation of moderately complex new and modified customer products.

Responsibilities:

  • Organize a project plan for complex projects to satisfy milestones and deadlines with required actions. Track and communicate project status, plans, issues, timelines, action items, and budgets internally and externally.
  • Serve as principal contact with clients.  Coordinate and direct site visits, conference calls, and day-to-day customer communication.
  • Coordinate development, validation and documentation of new products and expansion of existing products, including defining requirements, timelines, and deliverables. This may include engineering support of manufacturing operations for some products.
  • Proactively monitor the performance of assigned projects to budget and schedule to identify trends or project challenges that may impact budget and timeline. Recommend and implement corrective actions.
  • Oversee the process of preparing new or modified products ensuring compliance to internal and client requirements for project completion or testing and manufacturing transfer.
  • Author planning documents as required to support assigned projects.
  • Contribute to quality, design, and development activities or act as backup to engineers on assigned projects as required.
  • Assist business development with definition of project scope, timeline, and budget to support preparation of proposals, quotations, and change orders for clients.
  • Manage resources assigned to the project team to meet project goals/milestones.  Work with management to ensure project has proper resources assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in an Engineering Capacity.  Masters preferred.
  • 3+ years in a Program Manager role, directly managing a project, budget and resources for mulitple clients
  • Medical Device industry experience strongly preferred, or another regulated manufacturing industry
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills. Ability to manage progress on multiple complex projects
  • Business acumen to understand business financials
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