Engineer II - Process Development

Date: May 11, 2022

Location: St. Paul – Minnesota, US, 55127

Company: Heraeus

Engineer II - Process Development
Location St. Paul – Minnesota
Full Time

Together we improve lives. At Heraeus Medical Components, we leverage our breadth of expertise in material science, leading-edge technologies, and supply chain excellence to build sustainable and successful partnerships with medical device OEMs. As a result, the work we do is felt and trusted by our partners and the patients who rely on them for life-saving and life-changing medical devices.

As a global company with 10 locations worldwide, we are committed to the growth of our teams and sites. Our vision is to improve 100 million lives each year, and to accomplish our vision, we have built a culture of curiosity that thrives on challenge, continuous learning, and the opportunity to take risks and try new things. Good ideas are celebrated here, so join us as we act boldly, think openly, work thoughtfully, and with our partners, improve patient lives worldwide.

Heraeus Medical Components is part of the Heraeus Group, a FORTUNE Global 500 listed portfolio company. The group’s roots go back to a family pharmacy started in 1660. Today, the Heraeus group includes businesses in the environmental, electronics, health and industrial applications sectors. Heraeus is one of the top 10 family-owned companies in Germany and holds a leading position in its global markets.


This position will be located in White Bear Lake, Minnesota.


In this position you will interface with customers on various projects. You will collaborate and work closely with Product Engineers, Quality Engineers and Project Managers.  You will be active on the manufacturing floor, building parts, overseeing data to ensure manufacturing capability, and work on tooling and fixture design. You will train technicians and operators while moving products from prototype stage through validation which may include equipment qualifications.


The following challenges await you:

  • Develops processes, fixtures, and equipment for project requirements
  • Ensures that proper technology processes are developed, implemented, maintained, and documented to successfully introduce new products into manufacturing
  • Involved in prototyping, process development, confirmation runs, and validation. Available to support and trouble shoot production issues as needed
  • Provides significant guidance regarding technical strategies and approaches; works cross-functionally in identifying and resolving technical issues
  • Assume responsibility for completeness and accuracy of developed processes (i.e., lead, manage, communicate, complete documentation, train) including ownership of process capability, and process costs
  • Provide training to others based on expertise or demonstrated work performance
  • Other duties may be assigned as required.


Your profile:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related technical field required
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience required  
  • Design for manufacturing background
  • Process characterization and validation experience
  • Experience interfacing with customers
  • Good interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills and actively works to coach others
  • Make data driven decisions utilizing statistical tools such as DOE, tolerance stack-up analysis, or Minitab
  • Must thrive in a fast-paced work environment
  • Experience working as a technical lead (preferred)



Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis