Process Engineer

Minneapolis, MN

About our Client

Our client is one of the largest medical device contract manufacturers in the world! They have a rich 80-year history with 15 manufacturing sites across the globe. They deliver innovative, industry-changing, high-quality technologies, and exemplary manufacturing services for the (critical) medical device industry. They run the full-gambit of operations to deliver finished medical devices from R&D/prototyping – electrical components – assembly – sterilization and everything in between!

Summary & Responsibilities


The primary purpose of this job is to perform non-routine assignments of substantial variety and complexity. Develops, designs, installs and maintains new processes, tests and/or control systems.  Operates injection molding press and equipment; works with molding tools and molding blocks and perform maintenance. Performs mold setups requiring hydraulic and electrical connections while conforming to company procedures. Monitors performance of equipment, machines and tools and correct equipment problems or process parameters that produce non-conforming products, low yields or product quality issues. Performs preventative maintenance on tooling, fixtures, and equipment used in manufacturing that includes buffing, braising, cleaning, and machine operation that optimizes productivity, maintainability. Activities also include line balancing and lean manufacturing tactics.  
  • Sets up and runs experiments and/or test apparatus
  • Designs, recommends, assembles and installs equipment/apparatus and processes for product fabrication, research and development or analysis and testing
  • Writes instructions and trains personnel in proper techniques to utilize systems, equipment, and processes
  • Performs complex troubleshooting; repairs, modifies and maintains systems and/or equipment
  • Analyzes data, evaluates systems and processes and makes decisions regarding modifications
  • Writes technical reports and other required documentation
  • Interacts with and advises other departments
  • Assigns or coordinates tasks of other technicians within group


  • 3+ years of experience processing injection molded components
  • Experience with medical device (huge plus)
  • Solid understanding of Scientific Molding
  • Experience with various secondary operations