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R&D Process Engineer in Glendora, California at Ormco

Date Posted: 2/7/2019

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Job ID: ORM001452

About Us

Since 1960, Ormco, one of the many successful companies owned by Danaher Corporation, has been developing, manufacturing, and marketing a broad line of orthodontic appliances and related products for sale in the U.S. and abroad. Ormco provides orthodontists with brackets, wires, adhesives, and ancillary supplies used through the course of treatment.

Ormco believes the direct contact of its sales force with orthodontists facilitates the identification and verification of market trends and new product opportunities. Ormco works closely with orthodontists to improve existing products and develop new products primarily through its Champion programs in which selected orthodontists assist Ormco in designing, developing and ultimately educating users on new product and technique innovations.


We are looking for an experienced R&D Process Engineer to be responsible for the process design, development, operation and implementation. The successful candidate will be able to improve industrial processes in order to maintain efficiency, reduce cost, and improve sustainability and quality of product.

  • Develop, configure and optimize industrial processes from inception to test production and validation
  • Assess processes, take measurements and interpret data
  • Design, run, test and upgrade manufacturing systems and processes
  • Develop best practices, routines and innovative solutions to improve production rates and quality of output
  • Perform process simulations
  • Manage cost and time constraints
  • Perform risk assessments
  • Provide process documentation and operating instructions
  • Lead and guide process verification and validation activity in collaboration with RA and QE
  • Train and supervise staff on new development processes and technology

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • Minimum of 5+ years’ experience in a manufacturing/process engineering environment
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with computer-Aided Engineering / Design / Drafting (CAE / CADD / FEA)
  • Intermediate skills using SolidWorks or CAD
  • Ability to travel up to 40% of time (domestic and international)


  • Previous work experience in process engineering within Medical Device industry highly desired
  • Ability to speak, and read a foreign language is a plus, English/Spanish Bilingual preferred
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, and operating procedures
  • Ability to research, design, evaluate, install, operate, and maintain mechanical equipment, systems and processes to meet requirements based on fundamental engineering principles
  • Experience in thermoforming of plastics, laser marking is plus
  • Working knowledge of CNC machines and processes is plus
  • Knowledge of process related standards
  • Experience in process simulations (FEA is plus)
  • Working knowledge of process engineering software packages (Geomagic, T-SIM, NCSIMUL, Hypermill, Mastercam
  • Familiarity with health and safety regulations (FDA Regulations & ISO 13485 Knowledge)
  • Experience in process/equipment validation and documentation
  • Competent with use of personal computers and related software is desirable, knowledge of Microsoft office applications; Outlook, Word, Excel and Project
  • Excellent mechanical/mechanism design fixture for high volume.
  • Must have the ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Must possess excellent communication skills (Technical, Oral, Written). The ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization
  • Must possess excellent technical judgment and able to set logical action plan and technical problem resolution
  • Analytical thinker with interpersonal skills
  • Team player
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Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and industrial solutions. Our globally diverse team of 59,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #144 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 2,000% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.