Product Engineer

Date: Apr 29, 2021

Location: Windsor, CO, US

Company: Carestream Health

Carestream Health Inc. 

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Position Summary:

Carestream Health Colorado Division is seeking a Product Engineer. This position, within the Product Staff group, supports the manufacturing of one or more groups of products sold by Carestream Health Inc. into markets around the world.


The person in this position will provide product specific technical and engineering support for products manufactured at Colorado Sensitizing facility. There is an immediate need for a Product Engineer who will, for an assigned group of products, be responsible for identifying and coordinating product quality improvement and product cost reduction projects, assessing impact and coordinating response to material quality issues and source of supply changes, addressing intermediate material and product quality issues, and coordinating product feature enhancements and new products introductions into the site. Involvement with customer and other site and company-wide initiatives outside of the area of responsibility is also expected.

Position Responsibilities:

• Ensures product quality and determines product disposition
• Takes product development projects and translates to product that can be manufactured
• Understands product formulation and impact on product
• Trouble shooting day to day issues and effect on product
• Monitor product performance through the life of the product
• Provide day-to-day support to manufacturing for product specific issues
• Monitor product performance to ensure adherence to product specification
• Identify opportunities and coordinate projects to improve product quality, reduce product cost, and to drive towards a reliable and lean manufacturing flow
• Assess impact and coordinate response to material quality issues and material source of supply issues
• Address intermediate material and product quality issues
• Coordinate product feature enhancements and introduction of new products into the site. Work with Product Line Managers, Product Development and various manufacturing resources to minimize cost, maximize manufacturability, and minimize introduction time, while following formal change procedures
• Develop and utilize technical, lean, and leadership skills to continuously improve work procedures and the development of others
• Works well with others and is a team player
• Communicates well both verbally and written
• Learns quickly and demonstrates aptitude for growth and development
• Responsive and reliable - Can be counted on by others
• In support of rotating shifts in operations and is motivated and willing to receive off hour phone calls and call-ins
• Demonstrates leadership and drives cross-functional projects to timely completion
• Assessments of risks versus benefits consistent with business environment
• Demonstrates entrepreneurial approaches to the business
• Acts as an owner, thinks out of the box, takes appropriate risks
• Able to prioritize workload and juggle multiple projects and issues at one time
• Identifies creative solutions/approaches to problems/projects
• Demonstrates Carestream Health's values
• Demonstrates flexibility relative to performing different jobs and moving across the organization
• Ability to coordinate activities across a large number of independent groups to achieve the overall objective of a project
• Ability to specify and check changes in a way that helps ensure mistakes are not carried over into the manufacturing environment

Required Skills & Education:

• Must have 5 years' experience with raw materials, emulsion, dispersions and coating of product (or equivalent combination of education and experience).

• Working knowledge of chemistry, chemical processes, and associated control systems, to facility appropriate identification of problem solutions and improvement ideas

• Engineering Degree, ideally in chemistry

• Strong analytical and methodical approach to solving problems

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel

• Able to travel and provide technical support to locations in other worldwide locations

• Work Hours per week are 40-55 hours; 7:30am - 4:00pm

Desired Skills:

• Familiarity with photographic film manufacturing technology

• Demonstrated knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and 6-Sigma principles

Work Environment:

Chemical environment; control room; dark room; engineering labs; light industrial manufacturing; manufacturing areas; office environment; production areas; white light/dark Room; laboratory areas, exposure to heat/dust/chemicals; may have to work in confined spaces.

Physical Requirements:

Standing: 1-25%

Walking: 1-25%

Sitting: 25-50%

Bending: 1-25%

Lifting up to 20 pounds: 1-25%

Lifting 20-35 pounds: 1-25%

Lifting 35-50 pounds: 1-25%

Lifting 50-100 pounds: 0%

Carrying, Pushing or Pulling: 1-25%

Carestream Colorado EPT Rules

Carestream, in compliance with Colorado EPT Rules is offering a very competitive salary target range of $90,000, but willing to pay more for a highly skilled Product Engineer with 10 years of experience as well as an Annual Incentive Plan. This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Colorado. This range and benefits may be modified in the future. This job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay. Carestream also offers its employees above industry standard benefits including: accrued Vacation/PTO & Holiday pay, Medical & Prescription Plan, Dental, Vision, FSA/HSA, 401K and matching is available with Roth Savings Option, Basic & Accidental Life Insurance, Optional Dependent Life Insurance, ADD, STD, LTD and even an Employee Assistance Program (Carestream 2021 Benefits at a Glance).

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

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Requisition ID: 1036 

Nearest Major Market: Fort Collins
Nearest Secondary Market: Loveland