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Product Development Engineer III

Company: Nordson Corporation
Location: Loveland
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Collaboration drives Nordson's success as a market leader in Industrial Precision Solutions and Advanced Technology. Our employees thrive in an environment where we help each other reach our personal best and enable our company to continuously improve and grow, and our customers to succeed. You will find Nordson employees sharing our success by giving back in the communities around the world where we live and work.
Nordson MEDICAL designs, engineers and manufactures complex devices and components with applications in wound healing, surgical and minimally invasive, fluid management, pulmonology and interventional and structural heart. Our pioneering Advanced Polymers team was the first to manufacture and supply medical balloons to the medical device industry. - Nordson MEDICAL works with doctors, start-ups and large medical companies around the world at any point in the product lifecycle, from concept to launch and beyond. -

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities--- Independent evaluation, selection and application of standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria, using sound judgment and ingenuity in making minor adaptations and modifications.--- Receive instructions on specific assignment objectives, points of emphasis, reference and information sources and possible solutions. Solves complex problems jointly with Product Manager and has the work reviewed for application of sound engineering judgment.--- Design and develop innovative products from concept to production that provides sustained competitive advantage to Nordson MEDICAL.--- Coordinate appropriate communications with Nordson MEDICAL customers to facilitate transfer of customer requirements and project acceptance.--- Refine technical data received from marketing & sales, customers, and manufacturing team members, conducts appropriate evaluation, and creates detailed project scope, schedule, product specifications and risk analysis as per Nordson MEDICAL, New Product Development processes. Provides accurate and timely project status updates to appropriate Nordson MEDICAL personnel.--- Direct efforts of Nordson MEDICAL, cross-functional team which is responsible for all aspects of launching new projects from concept to volume production. Coordinates regular status meetings with Nordson MEDICAL personnel as needed or requested.Works on Technology development projects and at a minimum report on those on a monthly basis.--- Actively manages projects, works with the cross-functional team members and with effective communication smoothly accomplishes all project activities. Maintain project schedules current.--- Develop detailed engineering drawings, fixtures and gages for new products using accepted Nordson MEDICAL, tools.--- Utilize input from all departments from within Nordson MEDICAL in the creation and implementation of Design FMEA, Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DFMA). Assist the manufacturing engineer in the creation of Process FMEA.Create appropriate project plan/schedule and documentation to adequately create a Design History Record (DHR) of all projects within the guidelines of Nordson MEDICAL procedures and practices. Oversees the development and maintenance of appropriate work instructions and ISO procedures.--- Develop test protocols for internal or external use and perform design evaluation and validation tests resulting in products that meet customer, design and manufacturing requirements.--- Creates and updates documents, Purchase Orders, Shop Orders, Control Plans and Engineering Parts in the Enterprise Resource Planning System Manage outside contract resources to ensure on-time delivery of quality products and/or services.--- Responsible for meeting scope, schedule and cost requirements of projects assigned.--- Provides accurate and timely project status updates to appropriate company team members.--- Available on occasions to work on weekends, holidays, and off-hours to support company requirements.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities--- Ability to effectively present information to customers and top management. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.--- Must be able to read and interpret mechanical drawings and understand the application of geometric tolerances. Must be able to use inspection devices (microscopes, calipers, gage pins, optical comparator).--- Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.--- Operates Rapid Prototyping, testing, and machine shop equipment as needed to support Engineering, New Product Development and Quality Assurance activities. --- One to two years of experience in use of one or more of these software tools (Solid Works, PDMWorks, Solid Edge, Pro-E) is required.--- Proficient in use of typical desktop hardware and software (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Basic use of MS Project.--- Experience in use of one or more of these software tools (Solid Works, PDMWorks, Solid Edge, MS Project, Project Scheduler, and FEA Software such as COSMOS, Pro-E, and AutoCAD etc.) is required.--- Proficient in use of typical desktop hardware and software (Dell/Compaq, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).--- Proficient in use and navigation of a Windows operating system in a networked environment.--- Upon completion of training, employee must be able to successfully navigate through VOXware (ERP Systems such as IFS, Oracle, and SAP) including proficiency in the Document Management, Project Management and Enterprise Management modules.
Education and Experience Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or a University in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline is required. M.S in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline is desired.
  • Track record of creating innovative concepts. - Minimum of three to five years' experience is required developing new and innovative concepts for complex parts and/or assemblies. -
  • A minimum of eight years of experience in general engineering field is required.
  • A minimum of five years of experience in designing and manufacturing plastic injection molded products is required.
  • Familiarity with GMP medical design and manufacturing principles is desired.
    Base Salary Range for this position is: $101,000 to $112,000, and bonus target is 3%;---shift---premium may be available depending on shift associated with the specific job opportunity. Benefits---including Medical, Rx, Vision, Dental, and Health Savings Account (HSA), Retirement and Security---benefits including 401k and Life Insurance. In addition to Paid Time Off and paid Holidays, each---employee receives 16 hours paid time each calendar year to perform volunteer services for Nordson-sponsored events. Ample opportunities for giving exist at Nordson including our Matching Gifts---Program. -The base salary pay range for this job level is a general guideline and not a guarantee of compensation or salary.--- -Individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including but not limited to internal equity, business considerations, and local market conditions, as well as candidate qualifications, such as education, experience, and skills.Nordson Corporation provides equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees. No person is to be discriminated against in any aspect of the employment relationship due to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check, consistent with applicable laws.Third party recruiters and agencies should not contact employees of Nordson or its subsidiaries directly. Any resumes sent to a hiring manager or submitted to Nordson employees are considered unsolicited and property of Nordson. Nordson will not pay a placement fee unless the agency or recruiter has a signed contract with Nordson's Human Resources department in advance of submitting a candidate for consideration. Verbal and written approvals will not be considered a valid contract for service.

Keywords: Nordson Corporation, Loveland , Product Development Engineer III, Engineering , Loveland, Colorado

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