Junior Engineer (Plastics and Containers)
475 W 13th St Ogden, Utah 84404
Position: Engineer (Plastics and Containers)
Location: Ogden, UT
Duration: 12 months
PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
Conducts research and development work of innovative products for patients with end-stage-renal-disease (ESRD). Engineer will work in close coordination with the manufacturing department.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Executes projects with clear objectives and timely deliverables.
- Understand the goals and contents of research projects.
- Applies Design Control regulations to product development.
- Participates in cross-functional teams on new product development and manufacturing problem-solving efforts.
- Self-motivate to improve knowledge related to research projects by continuous assessment of current publications.
- Contributes to the generation of ideas and potential inventions to be used in new products.
- Contributes design solutions to complex, multi-disciplinary problems.
- Develops and gives presentations dealing with projects, proposals, designs and project status updates. - Hands-on involvement with fabrication and processing.
- Maintains good documentation practices for all data forms, protocols, engineering and feasibility reports, and laboratory notebooks.
- Develops new techniques and test protocols.
- Develops qualification test plans.
- Develops detailed engineering specifications. - Writes SOPs and perform validations on test methods.
- Sets up, adjusts and operates production equipment and analysis instruments.
- Maintain general housekeeping of working area and plant.
- Builds stable working relationships internally.
- Normally receives specific, detailed instructions on all work.
- May refer to senior staff, if applicable, for assistance with day-to-day problems that may arise.
- Escalates issues to supervisor/manager for resolution, as deemed necessary.
- Review and comply with the Code of Business Conduct and all applicable company policies and procedures, local, state and federal laws and regulations.
- Assist with various projects as assigned by direct supervisor.
- Other duties as assigned. Additional responsibilities may include focus on one or more departments or locations. See applicable addendum for department or location specific functions.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: - The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. - Frequently required to stand; walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. Occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. - Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. - May be required to use toxic or caustic materials and/or be exposed to the fumes or airborne particles up to 1/4 of the time, including but not limited to the following: Diluted Formaldehyde, Diluted Glutaraldehyde, DMAC, Cyclohexanone, Acetone, and Isopropyl Alcohol. - May also be required to use bovine blood and serum and human blood products. - Hepatitis B vaccination is recommended. - Occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock. - The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
- Bachelors Degree required
EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:
- 0 - 2 years related experience.
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
- Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
- Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts.
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
- Proficient with PCs and Microsoft Office applications.