MANUFACTURING TECHNICIAN V

TE Connectivity

Location: Brooklyn Park

Job Type: Full time

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At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world.

Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Manufacturing Engineering Teams are process leaders for stamping, molding or assembly related topics, ensuring the processes are running at optimum levels for quality and output. They are experts in mold tooling, die tooling, machining, and assembly techniques, possessing extensive knowledge of the associated manufacturing processes which may include the optimization and standardization of stamping / molding / assembly or other processes within the manufacturing environment. Manufacturing Engineering Teams enable the TE business unit plants to reach TE Operating Advantage (TEOA) requirements, roll out Centers of Excellence (COE), Best Demonstrated Practices (BDP’s) and advise plants on tool and machine duplications / corrections / improvements. They design and develop manufacturing process and automation platforms and apply them for the realization of new product developments as well as optimization of existing products already in production. The Teams also support Product Development in the selection and optimization of tools for piece part production and the selection of the most suitable manufacturing concepts relative to planned manufacturing quantities, quality requirements and manufacturing location. They act as interface between engineering and production to ensure manufacturability of new designs and smooth production ramp up as well as support the research & development teams to produce sample manufacturing equipment, product samples and prototypes.

  • Establish and support metrics for world class polymer extrusion processing.
  • Provide hands-on training to operators to meet or exceed operating standards in support of a high-performance culture.
  • Provide guidance in the development to support transition of new products and procedures from engineering to production.
  • Perform equipment Installation qualification (IQ) and support process validation that includes operational qualification (OQ) and performance qualification (PQ).
  • Recommend or specify machine designs and/or improvements.
  • Establish manufacturing procedures and train production personnel on new processing techniques.
  • Establish manufacturing run conditions and document them within the site QMS system.

What your background should look like:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Associates or bachelor’s degree in technical field preferred
  • Five to Ten years of hands-on experience in extruding close tolerance medical tubing including single, multi-lumen, dual layer, and bump products.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and document process run condition for new product builds including but not limited to temperature profiles, tooling, line speed, processing pressures, etc.
  • Assist in the design and maintenance of equipment.
  • Work with various groups including manufacturing, technical services, R&D etc.
  • Proficient computer skills in Excel, Microsoft Work and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of statistics and ability to use statistical software packages such as Minitab is desired.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of processing of materials such as LDPE, HDPE, PTFE, FEP, PEEK, PVDF or PBX is desirable.
  • Previous experience in medical device manufacturing is preferred but not essential.

Competencies

Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation
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