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Process Engineer


Cortland, NY
ID: 5515

Business Contribution:


Design and develop biomedical textile products and processes, manufacturing methods, techniques, practices and procedures with a focus on component processing to ensure the manufacture of products which meet and exceed customer expectations.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop textile and finishing processes for new products in medical device applications.
  • Implement and optimize new product processes in a clean room environment
  • Create PFMEAs, EIOQs, Procedures, Work Instructions, other QMS documentation in compliance with QMS standards in support of new product development
  • Support the development and documentation of detailed manufacturing processes to support the company’s internal product development process and comply with QMS standards
  • Develop new technological solutions to manufacturing challenges including the use of digital tools for product documentation and traceability
  • Write and execute engineering, process characterizations and scientific protocols to support the creation of statistically based product specifications
  • Responsible for transfer of new product development processes to commercial product production
  • Support the creation, auditing and reviewing of test standards and methods for the analysis of design concepts and component assemblies
  • Support the identification, tracking, logistics and installation of capital investments including potential travel for site acceptance testing
  • Expand Cortland Biomedical’s expertise in state-of-the-art engineering, manufacturing methods and materials utilization through technical journals, seminars, advance degree programs, etc.
  • <10% domestic and international travel in support of customers, engineering projects, site acceptance tests and training

Direct Reports :




Required Capabilities (describe scope of knowledge and ability of the position):

  • BS Degree in Mechanical, Textile or Biomedical Engineering from an accredited university
  • 3 - 5 years experience in an engineering function within a manufacturing environment - especially in highly regulated industries (medical, energy, aerospace, automotive, etc.).
  • Familiar with the physical and mechanical characteristics of polymers, fibers, yarns and fabrics a plus
  • Effective verbal communication skills and comfortable interacting with team members and customers at all levels
  • Effective technical writing skills consistent with writing engineering reports and quality management system documentation.
  • Must have demonstrated creative problem solving and effective engineering decision making skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work well independently and as a team member
  • Self-starter able to work under minimal supervision
  • Capable of generating and delivering presentations to management, peers and labor force
  • Demonstrated proficiency of design software such as AutoCAD or SolidWorks a plus
  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Platforms (ERP) preferred


HSQE Behaviors:


  • To be a leader of safety and quality best practices including implementation of new processes and procedures to support
  • To always ensure that their acts or omissions do not present a danger to themselves, anyone else, the environment or the safe operation of any plant or equipment
  • To intervene and report any defect in equipment or practice or any dangerous circumstance or event which could affect HSQE performance
  • To comply with all HSQE customer and company requirements
  • Be able to lift documents/work materials up to 50 lbs in weight


Leadership Expectations/Behaviors:

  • Customer Focus
  • Drive for Results
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Adaptability
  • Engage and Inspire
  • Effective Communication
  • Build Relationships
  • Decision Making
  • Business Acumen
  • Innovation