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Technical Lead (Metal/Plastics) at Tephra Inc

Posted in Construction 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Irvine, California

Job Description:

Job Title: 

Technical Lead (Metal/Plastics)-Life Sciences Domain



• Own up Projects to take it through the project lifecycle (initiation to finish)
• Fast learner to grasp the development process at customer location
• Coordinate with diverse teams to ensure project execution
• Work with suppliers towards solving any production issues of assigned projects
• Create, modify, review related Quality system documentation for the project and coordinate for necessary approvals
• Analyze data received from suppliers and make recommendations, create reports and present it to Project team / customer stakeholders




• Team player who can function in a diverse demanding environment
• Proactive self-directed technical leader
• Expert to articulate ideas and Organized
• Excellent communication skills




• Medical device industry in Manufacturing (Process & Product) development roles
• Experience in Cost Reduction implementation activities (Direct Material Costs) by process changes (not by only supplier change / alternate country for manufacture)
• Statistics – Data analysis, Measurement System Analysis (MSA), Gage R&R, Component Qualification along the lines of PPAP, Statistical process control, Lead and execute Design of Experiments
• Execution of process or product change management of multiple projects (planning and execution)
• Cost analysis and driving the primary necessity of cost reduction
• Metallic, Plastic component qualification (materials & processing technologies). Deep understanding of metal, Plastic, and assembly manufacturing methods used for component manufacturing by either – stamping, machining (conventional CNC, mill turn, Electro chemical, Metal injection molding, powder metal, welding, mechanical joining, fine blanking, additive manufacturing (3-D printing), plastic injection molding, welding, joining, electro-mechanical, and others.)
• GDT fundamentals-design discussions
• Process validation practices (GMP), Risk analysis including use of FMEA
• Product design & DFMA (Design for Manufacturing & Assembly)





BS Degree – Mechanical / Manufacturing; 6 Sigma Green Belt


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