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ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN

Company: Kelly Services
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

**Engineering Technician**
**_Kelly Engineering_** _is currently seeking a_ **_Engineering Technician_** _for a long-term engagement at one of our Global clients in_ **_Sunnyvale, CA._**
**POSITION SUMMARY:** Our medical device client is seeking a Diagnostic Consumables Engineer who will apply their experience with manufacturing and development to conduct validations of new injection mold tooling. This position will support Cepheid s factory expansion project due to increasing COVID assay demands. The engineer will also be sustaining tools currently in production by conducting systemic failure investigations. The successful candidate must be able to use their knowledge of mechanical design, materials, and manufacturing automation to improve current designs, interface with vendors and enable large scale manufacturing of consumables for the medical device industry. There are no direct reports to this position.
**ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:**
+ Communicate with external tooling and molding vendors regarding design and development, qualification, or repair activities Coordinate Engineering testing, first article inspections, and qualification activities for validation and verification of consumables components.
+ Maintain and/or improve existing consumables parts production, with an emphasis on improving manufacturability, achieving cost reductions, and enhancing throughput.
+ Actively participate in group meetings and be a technical point person in project teams. Use 3D CAD modeling, statistical analysis, and hands-on bench or line testing to characterize part attributes, process performance, and assembly characteristics.
+ Hands-on participation in failure analyses, validations, parts design, and test method development Establish working relationships with vendors for outsourcing of engineering services, equipment design, and analytical testing of consumables components.
+ Enforce high standards for all consumables products such that the design intent, quality expectation for patient safety, and finished medical device function are never compromised.
+ Assist in failure investigations and root cause analyses as they relate to consumables part performance in high speed automation environments.
+ Maintain documentation of Cepheid s consumables parts, development, and qualifications according to ISO, CE/IVD, and FDA Quality standards
**TRAINING RESPONSIBILITIES:**
Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time
**MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:**
Education and Experience in years : BS in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Bioengineering or related area with 2 + years of experience OR Masters degree in Engineering, Materials Science, Bioengineering or related area with 0-2 years of related work experience.
**Knowledge and skills:** Must be able to communicate and coordinate efficiently across multiple functions and employee levels. Demonstrated experience designing, coordinating, executing, and documenting complex product and/or process validations and qualifications Experience with failure investigations and root cause failure analysis Basic statistical skills Ability to work cross-functionally and drive consensus Basic knowledge of FMEA
**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.
**Why Kelly** **--** **?**
Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly-- Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, we're here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.
**About Kelly** **--**
At Kelly, we're always thinking about what's next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we're a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.
Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

Keywords: Kelly Services, Sunnyvale , ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN, Engineering , Sunnyvale, California

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