Role details

Product Quality Engineer - Plastics

Nashua   •   USD60,000 - USD80,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Product Quality Engineer position with an industrial manufacturer in the Nashua
  • This division is a plastics provider for the medical device industry.

About Our Client

The Product Quality Engineer - Plastics is with an international industrial manufacturer located in Nashua NH. This company has doubled its size in the past five years and anticipates further growth as it branches into new industries including aerospace, medical device, automotive, and life sciences. This is an excellent organization to gain exposure with these industries.

Job Description


  • Provides quality engineering support to manufacturing operations.
  • Drives continuous improvement in assigned work area. Uses continuous improvement tools to minimize variation, reduce lead time and reduce cost
  • Perform data analysis; facilitate root cause and corrective/preventive actions for nonconforming material.
  • Facilitate MRB and recommend disposition of nonconforming product.
  • Participate in applicable Quality System Standards and Regulations, FDA, supplier, customer, and internal audits as required.
  • Owns implementation and validation of test equipment and methods used to support ongoing manufacturing. Evaluates repeatability and reproducibility of tests to ensure correct accept/reject decisions.
  • Defines and executes process characterization and validation for implementation of process improvements and as required by procedures
  • Communicates within Medtronic and with other Medtronic facilities regarding any quality-related problems. Ensures closure of the problem and remedial and corrective actions are implemented
  • Assists in characterizing manufacturing processes for parts/components in development to ensure smooth transition from R&D to manufacturing.

The Successful Applicant


  • 2+ years' fulltime engineering experience in regulated industry (medical device/aerospace, automotive) with a Bachelor's degree in Engineering required.
  • Local candidates only


  • Bachelor's degree in Plastics engineering.
  • Proficient in the use of project management tools, and application of continuous process improvement methodologies such as Six Sigma or equivalent.
  • Experience handling ambiguous work direction from various parts of the organization.
  • Technical Knowledge of medical devices and Medical device industry
  • Strong Quality engineering toolkit including advanced understanding and application of statistics, sampling plans, data analysis, DOE, GR&R, verification, validation, SPC, control plans, risk management, root cause analysis and tools (e.g. fishbone/Ishikawa diagrams), etc.
  • Demonstrated application of lean manufacturing and six sigma tools and processes
  • Understanding of Quality system architecture and requirements as they relate to regulated industry

What's on Offer


  • Strong base salary
  • Great exposure to regulated industries
  • Developmental role with growth opportunity in the first year
  • Competitive benefits package
  • Bonus potential

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