Project Engineering Technician

NextPhase Medical Devices LLC is a fast growing, contract manufacturer of single- use disposable medical devices. Headquartered in Waldwick, NJ, we also have manufacturing facilities in Rochester, NH and Tijuana, Mexico.

Position Summary:

The Project Engineering Technician position is based in our Rochester, NH facility and reports directly to the Vice President, Engineering. The Project Engineering Technician Engineer works directly with engineering staff to provide support to customer projects. The Project Engineer works as part of a Value Stream Team and interacts regularly with Project Engineers and Production employees.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Developing detailed instructions under process development that may be then translated into working assembly procedures.
  • Assisting in the training of less skilled operators, while working from drawings, specifications and assembly procedures.
  • Partner with the Project Engineers to ensure deliverables to the customer are completed on time and on budget.
  • Assist Project Engineers in the design of basic fixtures for assembly, i.e., holding fixtures, cutters, go/no-go gauges, etc.
  • Install and maintain various assembly and process equipment used in the assembly of disposable medical devices, including but not limited to UV bonding equipment, adhesive dispensers, leak testers, solvent bond dispensers and ultrasonic welding equipment.
  • Evaluate assembly steps and identify opportunities for use of fixtures and hand tools to improve throughput and reduce scrap.
  • Develop equipment files and create comprehensive preventive maintenance procedures for assembly equipment.
  • Conduct First Article Inspections of components used in the assembly of medical devices using tools such as micrometers, calipers, temperature pyrometers, pin gauges, CMM.
  • Run experimentation under protocol and collect attribute and variable data using basic math skills.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Sound mechanical/electrical skills and an understanding of basic machinery principles.
  • Familiarity working in a lab or development environment.
  • Skill working under a microscope, performing delicate procedures involving high precision and dexterity.
  • Familiarity and prior experience working under ISO 13485:2016, ISO 14971: 2007 and 21CFR Section 820 (FDA QSR).
  • Basic skills in Microsoft Word & Excel; CAD software (SolidWorks) preferred.
  • Associate technical degree preferred with 1-3 years relevant work experience, preferably in the medical device or other highly regulated industry preferred.

Unsolicited, Non-Contracted Agencies not subject to “finder’s fee”.