Sr. CNC Manufacturing Engineer in Mahwah, New Jersey at Nobel Biocare

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: NOB001762

About Us

Nobel Biocare is a world leader in the field of innovative implant-based dental restorations – from single-tooth to fully edentulous indications.  Nobel Biocare offers you a great place to work by giving you the opportunity to grow and be recognized for your effort and achievements.


The Sr Process Engineer is responsible for engineering of the production process (es) to which they are assigned. Tasks include process sustaining/monitoring of FPY/OTD, troubleshooting utilizing problem solving process, process improvement, development and implementation of SOPs for the production environment.  In addition, the Sr. Engineer is responsible for leading and coordinating projects.  He/she performs Risk assessment (PFMEA) on new products and processes or any change to the existing. The successful incumbent works closely with the CAM/process development and other disciplines in the product development teams worldwide to meet development goals, product quality, and cost objectives. 

Other responsibilities include:
  • Perform risk analysis and process validations on new products and processes. 
  • Creates validation reports, generate technical data sheet and resolves technical engineering issues related to manufacturing
  • Support new product launches, defining manufacturing detailed execution sequences (CAM, CNC, additive manufacturing, Tooling, Pressing, Sintering, etc.) based on PFMEA, product and process requirements.
  • Document and carry out shop floor implementation tests for new manufacturing processes, based on PFMEA, documenting results in technical reports.
  • Ensures stable and efficient production of dental prosthetic products utilizing different machine types, technologies, and processes.
  • Perform project engineering tasks including implementation and validation (IQ, OQ, PQ) of new production processes and workflows.
  • Create and train production employees on standard operating procedures (SOP’s).
  • Provide technical support for quality or manufacturing issues; helps colleagues as necessary for any technical engineering questions.
  • Support and contribute to continuous improvement activities (“Lean 6-Sigma”).
  • Demonstrate “can-do” approach and dedication to solve equipment and process issues to keep the machines and production lines in full service.
  • Acts as a resource to Global Process Owners (GPOs), colleague engineers and management.
  • Travel to off-site facilities to participate in NBC programs for support or training activities.   

Job Requirements


Minimum Requirements:
  • B.S. degree in  Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering
  • 5+ years experience in manufacturing; medical device or other regulated industry preferred
  • 5+ years work experience with CAD/CAM in machining with 5-axis CNC milling machines and knowledge of manufacturing processes utilized in the machining of small components
  • 2+ years experience in Lean and 6-Sigma Methodology; preferably Green Belt Certified
  • 1+ years experience with Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (PFMEA)
  • 1+ years experience in the execution of equipment qualifications (IQ/OQ/PQ) and process validations.
Preferred Requirements:
  • Knowledge of SAP software or similar ERP system is preferred.
  • Efficient computer skills, experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point).
  • Practical work experience being a problem solver and performing root cause analysis (PSP).
  • Relevant work experience in processing of ceramic and titanium materials process development.
  • Strong communication, writing, analytical and interpersonal skills; being able to explain complex information and works to build consensus.
  • Working knowledge of statistical tools/software or DBS tools.
  • Demonstrate effective planning, time management and organizational skills.
Nobel Biocare is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.



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 $16.5B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 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.