• Senior Manufacturing Associate

    Job Locations US-WA-Bothell
    Posted Date 2 months ago(4/16/2018 2:01 AM)
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    Senior Manufacturing Associate - Bothell, WA



    FUJIFILM, SonoSite, Inc . We are an innovative and high performance culture with tremendous opportunities.  People who work here are given the unique opportunity to contribute to the advancement of healthcare throughout the world.  Headquartered in Bothell, WA USA, FUJIFILM SonoSite is represented by a global distribution network in over 100 countries.  Since its inception, FUJIFILM SonoSite’s lightweight, robust products have created and led the point-of-care ultrasound market. From sophisticated urban hospital emergency rooms to clinics in austere, remote villages, FUJIFILM SonoSite systems are used by over 21 medical specialties and provide clinicians around the world with a cost-effective tool for improving patient safety and workflow efficiency. FUJIFILM SonoSite holds a number of prestigious design awards and has in excess of 145 patents.


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    Job Summary:


    As a Sr. Manufacturing Associate, you will provide manufacturing engineering and process development support for critical and proprietary processes used in the manufacture of medical ultrasound transducers. Apply subject matter expertise to develop improved process performance and product reliability. Work from requirements and problem descriptions with little supervision. Resolve process problems to root cause in an expeditious manner. Provide NPI support including DFM feedback. Mentor Jr engineers, technicians, production management and other personnel. Lead Lean Manufacturing initiatives. Contribute beyond functional boundaries. Manage supplier corrective actions. Write unambiguous, concise and effective engineering reports. Maintain accurate BOMs and procedures.


    Essential Job Functions:

    • Machining – Dicing, grinding, milling.
    • Mixing/curing processes (acoustic matching layer and backing block formulations, adhesives, epoxies).
    • Cleaning processes (plasma etch, vapor degrease, ultrasonic, aqueous etc.)
    • General array assembly (stack-bond, lens, cable, test, etc.)
    • Metallization (thin film deposition)
    • Manufacturing engineering support for transducer operations.
    • New process development to support NPI
    • Initiate and support product/process improvements through lean and 6 sigma methods that improve quality, cost and delivery metrics.
    • Responsible and accountable for carrying out the requirements of the Company’s quality system.


    Knowledge and Experience:

    • High school diploma required (or GED)
    • General experience with medical device manufacturing
    • Experience with thin film deposition processes and equipment preferred (sputter)
    • Experience with industry-standard cleaning processes (aqueous, plasma etching etc) preferred
    • Experience with dicing and precision machining processes and measuring equipment preferred
    • Experience with acoustic measurement of materials preferred



    Shift Requirements:


    • Shift hours are 5:00 am to 3:30pm
    • This position involves standing at the workstation during the shift


    FUJIFILM SonoSite, Incoffers a fantastic compensation package, including benefits, and a 401k program.  Visit us today to learn more about our exciting technologies and how you can make a difference.  To apply and obtain further details regarding key responsibilities and experience requirements, check out our careers page at   www.SonoSite.com/careers.

    FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc.   is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

    In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and / or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at 425-951-1200, or via e-mail at ffss-hr@fujifilm.com .   Additionally, the affirmative program/plan is available for review upon formal request by employees and applicants for employment in the Human Resources office during regular office hours.



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