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Engineer, Sustaining Engineering

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Date: Feb 22, 2021

Location: Libertyville, IL, US

Company: Hollister Incorporated

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Location: Libertyville 
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Summary:

The Sustaining Engineer will lead and contribute to product and process change projects for existing Hollister products and processes, focused on both Ostomy & Continence Care. The projects would be primarily relating to Supply Security (stay in business), costs savings and process improvement projects. These projects often require design controls. Sustaining Engineer would need to represent Sustaining Engineering function ensuring implementation of Change Control process in conjunction with Plant Quality.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Live the Hollister Immutable principles
  • Own, manage and identify improvements in Change Control Process
  • Develop test plans, analyze test data and interpret results
  • Lead Design Control project teams, ensuring compliance and effectivity
  • Generate original ideas based on professional knowledge of the discipline, assessment of needs and potential solutions / recommends solutions within the context of the professional discipline.
  • Assume project management roles coordinating the activities of various groups around the company such as clinical, regulatory, and stability.
  • Develop realistic action steps, timetables, and resource estimates for technical projects
  • Identifies potential challenges and proactively work to address them
  • Actively participate on cross-functional team and supports the completion of team deliverables
  • Validates plans within the team and acts on suggestions for improvement
  • Establishes a rapport with their work team which allows them to identify key resources and network efficiently
  • Supports technical management in establishing goals and strategies
  • Communicate effectively and review project outcomes with internal/external customers as applicable
  • Facilitate regular Local Change Control Board meetings and completes Change Request forms as required

 
Requirements:

  • 2 to 5 years’ experience in a similar position, preferably in the medical devices sector
  • Bachelor’s Degree is required
  • PMP Certification is desirable
  • Proven track record in project management and project leadership; capable of working independently
  • Uses problem solving techniques such as DMAIC to resolve issues as they arise
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria in accomplishing well-defined tasks
  • Strong communication skills, with ability to articulate relevant technologies and processes to others in the technical group and provide project updates to non-technical key stakeholders
  • Solves technical issues using alternative or unique approaches
  • Recognizes value-added product features and integrates them into product designs
  • Demonstrates awareness of current technological trends, especially within their specific discipline
  • Previous knowledge or experience in field of Ostomy, Continence care would be added advantage (not mandatory)
  • Previous knowledge or experience in polymer films, bonding technology would be added advantage (not mandatory)
  • Must speak/write in English
  • This is a permanent position based at the Libertyville facility
     

Hollister Incorporated is an independent, employee-owned company that develops, manufactures, and markets products for ostomy care, continence care, and critical care and develops educational support for patients and healthcare professionals. We have been in business for more than 95 years. Our products are sold in more than 90 countries and we have manufacturing and distribution centers on three continents. At Hollister Incorporated, we are passionate about the work we do, and we are committed to making life more rewarding and dignified for our Associates and for the people who use our products and services. A career at Hollister Incorporated can take many paths, all of them leading to rewarding opportunities.


Job Req ID: 28876


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