Ready to make a difference by utilizing your talents? Join a team driven by a mission to help patients, and a culture focused on developing medical device and diagnostic solutions.

Surmodics is pursuing highly differentiated medical devices that are designed to address unmet clinical needs and engineered to the most demanding requirements. This key growth strategy leverages the combination of the Company’s expertise in proprietary surface technologies, along with enhanced device design, development and manufacturing capabilities. The Company mission remains to improve the detection and treatment of disease.

Manufacturing support for Contract Services and Proprietary Products Manufacturing including resolution of quality issues, equipment design and process improvements. 

Responsibilities

Leads Operations Projects (70%)

  • Have overall responsibility for the successful technical outcome of the project
  • Designs and executes hands-on work with input from team members
  • Develops qualification and test protocols and executes experiments.
  • Uses software tools for data analysis and performs statistical analysis of data. Evaluates and interprets experimental results in written reports.
  • Evaluates purchase of equipment and qualification strategy. Qualify, integrate, and maintain manufacturing equipment.  Perform process and product qualification and validation. 
  • Identify process improvement (client or internally-driven) requirements
  • Prepare process improvement proposals including timeline and resource needs
  • Execute project and provide leadership to Operations team
  • Facilitate efforts to complete project tasks amongst shared internal resources and outside vendors
  • Execute, internal tech transfer, as recipient of processes, of projects to operations
  • Assist lower level engineers and technicians. May have direct supervisory responsibilities

Communicates results, progress, and issues to project teams and supervisor (20%)

  • Maintains complete, organized, and up-to-date records.
  • Provide prompt and professional updates
  • Prepares and presents oral and written reports
  • Interface with clients, independently in some cases, to assure successful execution of projects
  • Provide updates to management and track project budget and timeline

Maintains an efficient and organized laboratory environment (10%)

  • Maintains manufacturing supplies
  • Maintains equipment and documents maintenance activities

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • 5+ years’ experience in process engineering. Medical device industry preferred
  • Ability to apply analytical skills and scientific technical principles in problem solving and development.
  • Demonstrated computer skills preferably spreadsheets, word processing, database and other applicable software programs.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to work effectively as a team member

Surmodics offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including a bonus program, 401(k) with employer match, employee stock purchase plan and stock options.

Surmodics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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