Integra LifeSciences

Recruiter Contact
Josh Mayo

Engineering Consultant

Limiting Uncertainty For The Busiest Surgeons


Medical Equipment Manufacturing

Repair and Regenerate Tissue, surgical instruments, neurosurgical products and advanced wound care products

Headquarters

Princeton, New Jersey

Company Size

3,000+ employees

Specialties

neurosurgery, neurosciences, surgical instruments, collagen, and regenerative medicine

Integra LifeSciences, a world leader in medical technology with headquarters in Princeton, New Jersey, was founded in 1989 with the acquisition of an engineered collagen technology platform used to repair and regenerate tissue. Since then, Integra has expanded its base regenerative technology product portfolio to include surgical instruments, neurosurgical products and advanced wound care products, through global acquisitions and development of new and innovative products and technologies to address unmet patient needs and improve outcomes. Integra is a global leader in neurosurgery and offers a broad portfolio of products and solutions for dural access and repair, cerebral spinal fluid management and neuro-critical care. Our regenerative tissue technologies include products that address soft tissue, nerve and tendon repairs and for the treatment of acute and chronic wounds, burns, as well as for plastic and reconstructive surgery. The company has offices, manufacturing and research facilities in Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, and the Americas

The Opportunity

Senior Molding Engineer

Mansfield, MA
  • Overview


    The Senior Molding Engineer will provide technical solutions for all molded / extruded components that are used in Integra products and ensure that designs are optimized for manufacturability and cost.

  • Responsibilities


    •Specify, develop, purchase and qualify tooling, fixtures and equipment used in molding operations

    •Select and validate new polymer materials for molding and extrusion applications

    •Manage the execution of all validation activities associated with new molded/extruded components and assemblies

    •Manage the activities performed by Integra’s molding and extrusion suppliers

    •Manage and serve as project leader for base business projects that involved polymer materials and molded components, including resolution of quality-related problems with released product that require analysis and implementation of corrective actions

    •Research new molding and extrusion suppliers and processes

    •Travel as needed to domestic and international vendor sites and company locations

    •Other duties as assigned

  • Qualifications


    •Demonstrated expertise in molding technologies and their application in the medical device field.

    •A thorough knowledge of medical device design control process.

    •Demonstrated expertise in 3D CAD software and molding simulation tools

    •Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, teams, management and external partners.

    •Ability to collaborate with and mentor technical staff in molding engineering discipline.

    •Ability to serve as project leader for molding related projects

    •Minimum of a Bachelor’sdegree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Materials or Biomedical Engineering or equivalent is required. Plastics Engineering degree / Master’s degree preferred.

    •Minimum 5-7 years’ industry experience in molding and plastics engineering with a B.S. degree OR

    •Minimum 3-5 years’ industry experience in molding and plastics engineering with a M.S. degree

    •Medical industry product design and molding knowledge required

    •Demonstrated expertise in mold and extrusion tooling specifications, design and construction

    •Demonstrated expertise in material characteristics and molding processes of medical-grade polymers

    •Demonstrated experience in writing and executing molding equipment validations and process validations

    •Demonstrated knowledge of ISO13485 Design Control and its application to molded / extruded components

    •Demonstrated experience in molding supplier selection, qualification and management

    •Experience with hands-on operation of molding machines in an academic or production environment

    •Statistical analysis knowledge required, including an understanding of how to execute Design of Experiments (DOE). Six Sigma certification preferred.

    •Ability to complete financial analyses for tooling and equipment purchases, estimate processing costs and estimate component costs

    •Experience working in integrated cross-functional product development teams

    •Strong technical communication skills

    •Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills

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