Lead RD engineer supporting manufacturing process development for linear accelerator system components and processes.
Hands-on subject matter expert on techniques and best practices for linear accelerator systems and components manufacture, responsible for supporting engineering, manufacture, and test of linear accelerator systems, and implementing process development and transfer to production for a new state of the art biologically guided radiotherapy system. Works closely with production team, shops and service providers advising on and driving improvements to manufacturing process and process control. As needed, initiates and drives documentation improvements, change orders, corrective actions, non-conformance reports, process change, training, participates in material review board, works directly with suppliers and service providers on critical components. Provides engineering and training support for manufacture of linear accelerator, target, dose monitor chamber and other critical beam system components.
A.S. Electronics or Equivalent Training, with 10 years of experience in accelerator or microwave tube manufacture or
B.S. in a STEM discipline, with 5 years of experience in accelerator or microwave tube manufacture.
5 years of experience in assembly, troubleshooting or test of linear accelerators or microwave tubes in a production environment
1 year of experience managing accelerator or microwave tube manufacture from raw material to finished vacuum assembly.
Demonstrated interest in improving manufacturing process instructions, traveler, quality inspection plan, scheduling and managing manufacturing activities. Experience troubleshooting manufacturing processes, environmental controls and proper care, handling, operation of high vacuum components. Familiar with best practices for microwave test and measurement supporting manufacture.
Experience in process development and documentation in a medical device environment
Demonstrated attention to detail and diligence in change order process and other documentation supporting compliance with a Quality Management System, e.g. compliant to QSR, ISO 13485, MDD, GMP.
Demonstrated ability to work as part of a cross-functional team, supporting internal customers, resolving conflicts at the lowest level, proactively addressing issues as they arise, escalating where appropriate. Demonstrated interest in mentorship, training, instruction and supervision of technical staff.
Able to lift 25 lbs., connect water lines, connect and operate vacuum pumps, operate test equipment, such as multimeter, leak-checker, follow a manufacturing process instruction and record data.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, Project.