Product Engineer

Date: May 15, 2024

Location: White City, OR, US

Company: Carestream Health

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Carestream is a worldwide provider of medical imaging systems and solutions; x-ray imaging systems for non-destructive testing; manufacturing of film and precision contract coating services for a wide range of industrial, medical, electronic and other applications—all backed by a global service and support network. Carestream’s diagnostic imaging technology systems are at work in 90 percent of hospitals worldwide.  

At Carestream, we offer a global perspective and a world of opportunities for people who have the desire to make a positive impact. Join our global team of 3,000+ professionals!


Compensation $87,000 to $115,000 annually range depending on experience.

*This range reflects Carestream’s good faith estimate to pay fairly as starting wage. Offers will be tailored within the range based on the selected candidate’s experience, industry knowledge, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the interview process, as well as geographic market differentials for the position.

Position Summary:

The Product Engineer will be responsible for ensuring product consistently meets specifications and on time delivery to customers, including understanding demand forecasts and product costs, dispositioning product, monitoring process conditions, implementing statistical process controls, and escalating issues as appropriate.  

The successful candidate will be expected to lead technical efforts and use appropriate project planning, troubleshooting, experimental design, and lean manufacturing tools to drive product, quality, cost/ waste, and process improvements in the Carestream Health Oregon Product Engineering group.  This will include developing accreditation plans, executing trials, analyzing trial results, developing test methods, leading root cause analyses, and developing process and safety improvement projects.  

The person in this role will be the primary technical contact for assigned products or projects with internal and/or external customers and will work to ensure that customer deliverables are met in a timely and efficient manner.

Position Responsibilities:

•    Work with Planning, Operations, Safety and Quality teams to deliver product to meet customer delivery and quality requirements. 
•    Develop and implement programs to improve Quality through product variability reduction, implementing mistake proofing improvements, quality control test methods and statistical process control charting, and monitoring and improving product performance.  Utilize troubleshooting skills to determine root cause of quality issues and implement improvements.
•    Develop and implement productivity and cost improvement programs through lab experimentation and product Change Management practices.
•    Develop and execute accreditation and trial run plans, analyze trial results and drive recommended change based on performance analysis.
•    Demonstrate project management skills including prioritizing multiple action items and projects.    

•    up to 10% travel possible.

Required Skills & Education:

  • BA, BS, or MS in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Natural Sciences, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Experience level:  5+ years of experience
  • Defining and implementing product and process improvement projects
  • Monitoring manufacturing safety, quality, productivity, and delivery trends and intervening as needed to prevent failures and reduce variability  

Desired Skills:

  • Manufacturing technical experience with coated films
  • Process and/or Quality engineering
  • Strong technical writing capabilities
  • Experience presenting to plant management, vendors, internal and external customers
  • Statistical analysis (Black Belt Certification preferred)
  • Quality systems development

Work Environment:

This position is primarily an office setting with standard temperature and humidity controls, moderate to light noise, fluorescent lighting, primarily sitting with standing desks available, extensive computer and keyboard use, etc.  

Physical Requirements:

Person must be willing and able to meet the following physical requirements:


  • Standing: 50-75%                                               
  • Walking: 25-50%
  • Sitting: 1-25%
  • Bending: 25-50%
  • Carrying, Pushing or Pulling: 25-50%
  • Lifting 20-35 pounds: 1-25%
  • Lifting 35-50 pounds: 1-25%

Carestream is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Carestream is an equal opportunity organization. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Applying for a job with Carestream

All applicants must complete the on-line application process. Carestream is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please click accommodations

Requisition ID: 3798 

Nearest Major Market: Medford