Process Development Design Engineer

Lake Region Medical
Oct 16, 2012
Nov 15, 2012
Employment Status
Full Time

Experience Excellence

Lake Region Medical, a first generation medical device manufacturer and world’s leader in guide-wire devices, is growing its Engineering department.

Job Summary:

Develops capable processes and ensures efficient and effective transfer of processes and product into production in the most cost effective manner. Emphasis on laser welding and laser ablation technologies.

Accountabilities include:

• Assess process capabilities and manufacturing cost margins

• Design tooling and equipment along with processes for new product introduction

• Process incoming quotation requests or orders received for new products requiring process development. Expedite the completion of the documentation required for these requests

• Maintain contact and give informational updates to NPI program manager

• Identify, coordinate and resolve personnel, material, and equipment requirement issues with Engineering, Materials Planning, Production, and other department management

skills and knowledge required:

• Engineering degree (Mechanical Engineering degree preferred) or other college degree related to manufacturing technology (specifically laser and/or electronic/optics technologies)

• Three to five years experience in a manufacturing environment

• Experience with medical products & FDA requirements desirable

• Extensive breadth and depth of knowledge of manufacturing equipment and tooling

• Working knowledge of personal computer and ability to use business office software

• Understanding of other business computing operations such as MRP

• Must have above average planning and organization skills

Specific Areas of Expertise (as applicable):

• Laser Processing - Knowledge/usage with (one or more) CO2, YAG, TEA, Excimer or other types of lasers. This knowledge will be applied towards welding of similar and dissimilar metals, plastics machining/ablation or other tasks to be defined.

Lake Region offers an excellent benefits including the following:

• Full insurance benefits (health, dental, and life)

• 401 (k)

• Tuition reimbursement

• PTO & Immediate Holiday Pay

• Short/Long Term Disability

Qualified applicants, send resume or apply in person:

Lake Region Medical


340 Lake Hazeltine Drive, Chaska, MN 55318

Fax: 952-448-1751


Equal Opportunity Employer

Process Development Design Engineer

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