Engineer III

Canon Virginia Inc
Newport News, Virginia 23606
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US-VA-Newport News

Canon Virginia, Inc.

Requisition ID: 24618
Category: Engineering
Position Type: Full-Time


Do you have the desire to join us in a collaborative environment at Canon's largest manufacturing hub in North America? Change the direction of your career at our Regional Technical Headquarters.
Our team continues to grow with new opportunities in the area of Medical Product Engineering. All work takes place in a climate-controlled environment. This role is ideal for those seeking an excellent opportunity to merge their technical knowledge together with improvement efforts, collaborating with our staff engineers.
In addition to one of the best compensation and benefits packages in our field, our "work/life" balance philosophy is unmatched in the industry. A great effort is placed to build a quality work experience where your development and job satisfaction is a top priority to us.
We are seeking candidates for the position of Medical Engineer III!


This medical engineer applies engineering knowledge to plan, develop, validate, and test manufacturing processes to meet FDA and ISO requirements. Qualify parts, equipment, fixtures, test plans to guarantee adherence to customer and regulatory requirements.
Essential functions:
- Coordinate and assist with the startup of new product lines.
- Complete project development to support departmental goals.
- Coordinate interdivisional activities for new products and/or projects.
- Provide assistance and help lead project team members.
- Mentors and trains less experienced Engineers.
- Review criteria with potential suppliers and support the development of quotes for parts, fixtures, and equipment.
- Coordinate equipment installations with Facilities and/or manufacturing departments.
- Monitor the status of projects including equipment and process qualifications, change orders, and product launches.
- Establish project plans and provide feedback to appropriate personnel.
- Analyze production data to identify trends and develop appropriate action items.
- Lead customer and supplier technical communications.
- Research sources for domestic and international parts.
- Participate / create Design of Experiments and test method validations (Gage R&R).
- Perform root cause analysis and issue change requests as needed to implement countermeasures and improvements.
- Design fixtures and tools to meet customer specifications.
- Create and implement production processes and project requirements including design of automation equipment, instruments, controls, machines, and mechanical/ electrical systems.
- Responsible for appropriately documenting all process designs and all product transfer activities.
- Review and translate vendor information to create production specifications and requirements. Provide support for contracted services during the design and development phases.


Read on to learn about the requirements for this role!
- A Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field and 5-8 years' experience in a manufacturing environment or related field.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- The ability to create and verbally deliver presentations to internal upper management and other audiences.
- Requires strong analytical, problem solving and project management skills.
- Ability to work independently and in a project team environment.
- Experience with CAD (Solidworks, Inventor) required.
- Experience with molding, industrial automation recommended.
- Experience with aspects of design for manufacturing recommended.
- Experience with working with suppliers of machined, stamped, molded, die-cut components recommended.
- Experience with electronic quality management system (EQMS) a plus.
- Experience with technical report writing and familiarity with GD&T
- Experience with basic test equipment (i.e. caliper, micrometer, multi-meter, etc.)

Company Overview

About our Company - Canon Virginia, Inc. located in Newport News, Virginia is a global manufacturer for Canon's office and consumer products. Our innovative and efficient production methods along with our environmental commitment make us a leading global manufacturer. Since opening our doors in 1985, Canon Virginia has provided world class manufacturing services. It is the policy of Canon Virginia, Inc. (CVI) to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, creed, color, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, national origin, or physical/mental disability except where there is a bona fide occupational qualification. This policy relates to all phases of recruitment, employment, compensation, benefits administration and participation in company sponsored employee activities. This includes hiring, promotions, demotions, transfers, layoffs, recall, training and terminations. Employment practices will conform to all federal, state and local laws on non-discrimination.



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