Engineering Technician Department Engineering Location Harrisburg, NC Description Job Summary The Engineering Technician will primarily be responsible for supporting production related quality engineering activities. As a member of a cross-functional team , the Engineering Technician ensures that applicable elements of the Quality System and external standards are followed. He/She will be working very closely with multiple members of the engineering team and is expected to drive validation tasks and work independently with minimal supervision. Essential Job Functions Execute Verification and Validation protocols and collect data. Perform root cause analysis of identified issues and identify appropriate corrective and preventive action. Use the NC and CAPA/SCAR systems as needed to structure activities. Own the Calibration and Preventative Maintenance Programs.Perform technical testing (such as pull testing, burst testing, peel testing, dimensional inspection) in accordance with protocols and applicable standards during incoming inspection or in-process/final inspection. Ensure compliance of all practices to the Quality Management System. Ensure comprehensive documentation is available, adequate records are produced, and change management is implemented for product changes. Implement control measures and drive resolution when supplier quality issues are identified.Create, track, and implement scorecards/metrics in collaboration with Operations. Support new equipment installation and qualification.Support process validation activities. Understand the implementation of appropriate internal, national and international requirements and standards. Define, identify, and apply product and process control methods such as developing control plans, identifying critical control points, and developing and validating work instructions. Contribute to corporate technical programs (e.g., system improvement, remediation, harmonization) in areas such as those identified in this position description. Qualifications Requires a bachelor’s degree in a STEM discipline (Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Engineering) and preferably 1-2 years’ experience in the medical device or pharmaceutical field. Technical knowledge and understanding of the medical industry. Aptitude and willingness to learn. Proactively collaborates with internal teams/departments to promote a culture of inclusiveness and cooperation. Responsible to live and exemplify Safeguard Medical’s DNA Strands.Demonstration of mechanical aptitude. Competencies Self-directed, demonstrating ownership and accountability. Technical writing. Demonstrates the ability to plan, execute, control and deliver on project tasks and overall goals. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment and often stressful working conditions. Highly organized and able to prioritize tasks. Special attention to details. Ability to present ideas and results in logical manner. Team-oriented personality with the ability to lead and influence others effectively while creating and maintaining a positive environment. Ability to develop and maintain relationships with operations and cross functional team members. Understanding of change management, conflict resolution and team dynamics. Physical Requirements Performing the duties of this job regularly involves: (1) sitting, (2) standing; (3) walking; (4) hearing/listening (5) repetitive hand movement; (15) vision requirements – close vision, adjust focus, color code. Mental Requirements This position requires the ability to: (1) maintain an appropriate work pace; (2) comprehend and follow instructions; (3) exercise logic and reasoning; (4) organize and prioritize; (5) read; (6) compose written communication; (7) communicate verbally; (8) problem solve (9) make decisions; (10) count and compute (11) analyze and interpret data; (12) multi-task/re-direct; (13) experience numerous interruptions, (14) This position requires the ability to maintain the highest standards of professional maturity and emotional intelligence even in difficult or stressful situations. Other Requirements NA Work Environment The noise level in the work environment is usually; (1) quiet to moderate. Occasionally this position will be in a lab or machine shop environment where the noise level will be loud.This job description is not designed to cover an exhaustive list of duties. Other duties may be assigned and activities may change at any time with or without notice.