Senior Engineer - Process Development

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Date: Jun 21, 2024

Location: Fridley – Minnesota, US, 55421

Company: Heraeus

Senior Engineer - Process Development
Location Fridley – Minnesota
Full Time


About Heraeus

Solutions from the Heraeus Group provide faster internet, rid water of germs, and keep hearts beating in time. As a broadly diversified and globally leading family-owned technology company, we combine materials expertise and cutting-edge technologies to create products used all over the world with one thing in common: World-class quality.

About Heraeus Medevio

Together we improve lives. At Heraeus Medevio, we bring lifesaving and life-changing medical devices to market through partnerships with medical device manufacturing companies. Backed by Heraeus Group, we are committed to the growth of our teams and organization by providing an open space for open minds.

To reach our vision of improving 100 million lives every year, we foster a culture of curiosity that thrives on challenge, continuous learning, growth, and the opportunity to try new things. With sites in the United States, European Union, and Asia, and over 2,200 employees worldwide, together, we will meet tomorrow's challenges today.


What you’ll get to do every day:

  • Provide technical leadership for an engineering team to design, development, validation activities through product life cycle for complex assemblies in accordance to project scope and budget
  • Lead complex process development and validation
  • Actively coach and mentor less experienced engineers
  • Provide significant guidance regarding technical strategies and approaches; works cross-functionally in identifying, analyzing and resolving technical issues.
  • Utilizes process characterization skills and tools such as Design of Experiments (DOE), pFMEA, scale up factors, mitigation to foreseen risks, and capability analysis.
  • Ensure that proper technology processes are developed, implemented maintained, and documented to successfully introduce new products into manufacturing
  • Assume responsibility for robustness and accuracy of developed processes including establishing processes with high capability within project budget.
  • Able to communicate complex technical concepts to broad audiences
  • Consistently demonstrate creativity in applying engineering principles to solve complex problems
  • Able to make data-driven decisions utilizing engineering principles
  • Identify opportunities to work more efficiently and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Potential to manage people and support individual team member career development 
  • Complies with policies, guidelines and regulatory requirements per Heraeus Medical Components Quality System
  • Other duties may be assigned as required


What we’re looking for in you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline or related technical field required.
  • A minimum of 8 years engineering experience required including previous experience in the medical device industry (Principal Engineer requires a minimum of 12 years of experience)
  • Expert level knowledge and application of processes development
  • Demonstrated experience of process development, capability, optimization and validation.
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Experience improving processes
  • Proficient at solving problems in a timely manner
  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 25% or as needed, mainly between Minnesota, USA and Costa Rica
  • Catheter manufacturing or process development experience preferred
  • Laser process development knowledge preferred
  • Electrical or mechanical engineering, or electrical catheter system expertise preferred
  • Proficient verbal communication skills in Spanish preferred

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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