SENIOR MATERIALS ENGINEER

Posted October 9, 2020

LifeLens Technologies, LLC. is a medical device developer located in Warminster, PA. We are pioneering innovative, next-generation treatment devices for personal health monitoring.

You will have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge technologies designed to revolutionize wearable health care. Your passion and drive will be rewarded with a competitive salary, benefits, and long-term growth opportunities.


The ideal candidate is a capable team leader who enjoys working in a start-up environment. You are detailed oriented and goal driven. You are a capable problem solver who is comfortable researching solutions autonomously. You have excellent organizational skills and superior verbal and written communication skills.


Job Description:

  • Provide strategic direction in formulation and material development for manufacturing scale-up.

  • Prototype formulations to meet mechanical, electrical, and physical properties

  • Observe manufacturing processes, collect, correlate data and implement process improvements to focus on throughout and quality.

  • Define and document engineering specifications and process documentation used in the manufacturing process.

  • Lead Materials and Processes technical engineering assignments

  • Troubleshoot problems and find innovative solutions

  • Lead the selection, qualification, testing, and failure analysis of materials & processes, prepare technical and progress reports on assigned tasks, prepare specifications, evaluate suppliers and analyze test reports

  • Develop and drive FDA-compliant in-house manufacturing plans and identify suitable contract manufacturers for high volume.

  • Ensure production is in line with GMP requirements and actively provide tactical direction to support the business targets.

  • Drive continuous improvement to enable the organization to scale efficiently and effectively.

  • Evaluate the level of cGMP compliance for products manufactured, packaged, tested and released through Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

  • Work in a collaborative and cross functional team

Qualifications:

  • Experience in polymer chemistry, soft materials development and characterization required.

  • Experience with composite development and associated manufacturing processes required.

  • 10+ years’ experience preferred in material development for manufacturing in healthcare and/or medical devices.

  • 10+ years’ experience in material development applications preferably in healthcare and/or medical devices.

  • Experience with quality engineering concepts such as; statistical analysis, measurement and calibration systems, quality testing, sampling and inspection, process control, SOPs, engineering change notices etc.

  • Familiarity FDA, QSR, cGMP, ISO13485, and EU rules and regulations.

  • Working knowledge of product qualification testing, inspection tools and equipment, and supplier quality activities

  • Knowledge of materials, finishes, and specifications (SAE, ASME, ANSI, etc.)

  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment.

  • Must be functional with Microsoft Office, including Word, Power Point, and Excel

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Master’s degree or PhD. in Polymer Science, Chemistry or a related technical discipline preferred

To apply, send a pdf of your resume to info@lifelenstech.com. Please write Materials Engineer in the subject line

 

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