As a Polymer/Material Science Engineer, you will be responsible for implementing and growing the capabilities and services provided by the Plastics Extrusion department, primarily with etched PTFE liners. This will be a fast-paced role where we will design, order, and qualify tooling and capital equipment related to PTFE extrusion. You will also work with Operations and R&D customers to understand design criteria in order to optimize quality and maximize throughout.
Implement and grow new technology of PTFE extrusion
Procure & qualify capital equipment, tooling, and fixtures for manufacturing
Understand the properties of fluoropolymers and chemical etching processes to ensure optimized design inputs and outputs
Quality engineering responsibilities including continuous improvement through NCM/CAPA processes as it relates to raw and finished materials
Plans, organizes, and manages related projects and staff as appropriate
Train, mentor, and provide direction to Operators, Technicians, and junior engineers.
Supports thermoplastic extrusion as needed (Plymouth)
What your background should look like:
Bachelor’s Degree in Polymer engineering, Material science engineering or other related fields.
1-5yrs work experience (minimum) in the medical device industry (ISO 13485)
IQ/OQ/PQ experience required
Extrusion/Injection molding/related experience preferred
Medical device (catheter) experience preferred
Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $14 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.
What TE Connectivity offers:
We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our associates.
Generous 401(k) Plan
Benefits start on day one
Charity Donation Matching Program
Competitive Paid Time Off
Employee Resource Groups
Employee Stock Purchase Program
Healthcare for Associates and Families
Health and Wellness Incentives
Life Insurance and Disability Protection
Throughout our Global reach and various Business Units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we provide. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contribution. Specific benefit offerings can vary by location.