NPD Process Engineer II at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies, Inc. in Kent, Washington

Posted in Other 24 days ago.

Job Description:


The NPD Process Development Engineer is responsible for process development as related to New Product Development activities and existing product support. This position is responsible for the management of assigned projects, adhering to Carlisle Medical Technologies (CMT) and customer specifications, project schedules and costs. The position is responsible for monitoring and improving Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost objectives for the Medical Development Engineering Department.

  • Responsible for the development of processes for the manufacturing of new customer products. This includes technical information and documentation. This is accomplished through partnership with applications engineers, quality engineers, and operations staff.
  • Facilitate and manage portions of new product development and introduction process
  • Integrates product design and manufacturing processes to ensure smooth transition to manufacturing (keeps product development and production processes linked)
  • Responsible for documenting the processing steps required to manufacture products
  • Responsible for process validation plans and reports.
  • Balances customer expectations/wants and Carlisle capabilities/abilities
  • Lead or assist in the develop of new manufacturing capabilities.
  • Interacts with customers when needed.
  • Works with quality engineers and others to develop pFMEA documents. Also, provides support on assessing other risks (DFMEA, DIO, etc.)
  • Initiates and carries out projects associated with product/process improvement. Implementation of improvements is coordinated with applications engineers, and account managers.
  • Provide leadership and direction to the Manufacturing Engineering Technicians and operators.
  • Work with Procurement and outside approved vendors to bring in materials/components that provide solutions.
  • Assist Quality Department in developing engineering and quality test plans and reports.
  • Assist manufacturing and/or engineering in troubleshooting manufacturing problems
  • Assist in the quoting process by estimating process steps and times.
  • Regular and predictable on-site attendance
  • *Other duties may be assigned*
*Other duties as required in support of the department and the company*


This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Regular sitting, standing and walking throughout the day to accomplish tasks
  • Occasional sitting
  • Manual and finger dexterity used regularly with some repetitive finger motions, and required usage of both hands as needed
  • Lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds, occasionally up to 50 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities include close and distance vision; able to identify colors, small letters and numbers; hand/eye coordination, depth perception and able to adjust focus
  • Hearing and speaking
  • Other conditions may include frequent reaching, stretching, pushing, pulling, pinching, grasping, gripping, and crouching or stooping
  • This position may/may not require passing annual eye testing as required by customers for production activities. If required, exams will be provided by a medically qualified/trained person and shall be paid for by the company

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Work is performed in a normal office environment with minimal physical risks involved. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate


Carlisle Interconnect Technologies is dedicated to identifying and reducing the environmental impact of its operations, activities, and products. It is our commitment to comply with all applicable laws and other regulatory requirements concerning the environment. We are committed to preventing pollution and continually improving our environmental performance in all of our global operations. This will be achieved through a comprehensive Environmental Management System that provides the framework for setting and reviewing environmental objectives and targets of Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

  • Clear ANSI Z87.1 safety rated glasses are required for the job when in the manufacturing areas

This position includes access or potential access to ITAR and/or EAR technical data. Therefore, candidates will need to qualify as a US Person which is defined as a US Citizen, or a Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)


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To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Catia(V4/V5), Pro Engineer (Wildfire/CREO), and/or SolidWorks
  • Highly adept with technical engineering drawings, specifications and other engineering documentation
  • Effective communication, interaction, and cooperation skills with manufacturing, sales, other TSE personnel, as well as customers and suppliers
  • Broad engineering abilities and understanding of electrical, mechanical, and mfg/industrial engineering disciplines (general understanding of each, with focus in one or more of these disciplines).
  • Experience with performing DOEs and statistical data analysis highly beneficial
  • Wire, cable, and interconnect experience beneficial
  • Medical/FDA experience/knowledge beneficial
  • Project Management skills desired
  • Ability to write technical protocols and reports
  • Computer skills, specifically MS Word, MS Excel & MS PowerPoint as a minimum
  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Bachelor's Degree in one of the following required (or 5-10 years of similar experience): Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years' relevant experience

Must maintain industry certifications as applicable to position and value stream that is supported. Including but not limited to; IPC-WHMA-A-620, IPC-JSTD-001, IPC-610, IPC-600 and NASA 8739

  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Computer skills, specifically MS Word, MS Excel & MS PowerPoint as a minimum
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Effectively communicate with all levels of personnel
  • Ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks in a high pace and responsive environment
  • Able to lead cross-functional teams' efforts and manage internal projects
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, ambiguous, rapidly changing environment