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Centrix was created in 1970 by Dr. William B. Dragan's to bring to the dental profession an easier way to deliver composite resins and cements from the mixing pad to the tooth. Over the years Centrix has grown by expanding its product line and continuing to improve upon existing concepts. Centrix has become a leader in listening to the demands of the Dental profession. Centrix's products, marketing and sales focus is based on its strategy of Making Dentistry Easier . Centrix is based in a modern manufacturing facility in Connecticut and Centrix products can be found in both domestic and international markets.



Engineer


The primary job function of the Engineer is process\product improvements, testing, new product development, project management, documentation and machine upgrades\updates.


About Centrix:

Centrix was created in 1970 by Dr. William B. Dragan's to bring to the dental profession an easier way to deliver composite resins and cements from the mixing pad to the tooth. Over the years Centrix has grown by expanding its product line and continuing to improve upon existing concepts. Centrix has become a leader in listening to the demands of the Dental profession. Centrix's products, marketing and sales focus is based on its strategy of Making Dentistry Easier. Centrix is based in a modern manufacturing facility in Connecticut and Centrix products can be found in both domestic and international markets.




Essential Functions:

  • Processs improvements, effecincy and cost reduction by automation\process improvements
  • Machine design including specifications, creation, and budgeting
  • Product design
  • Maintains design history file
  • Technical writing including but not limited to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) \ work instructions
  • Provide training to manufacturing personnel on new and revised processes or equipment
  • Create part and packaging specifications
  • Create and update Engineering drawings in SolidWorks
  • Perform testing on prototype materials and devices
  • Shelf Life testing
  • Responsible for RFCs and ECOs for new products and change control documentation
    • Assigning of new part numbers
    • Creation and maintenance of bills of materials
  • Assist QA in maintaining compliance and metrics for:
    • product validation testing
    • FDA UDI requirements
  • Root Cause analysis testing and compiling of analytical data as required
  • Other duties as assigned


Qualifications, Skills, Abilities Required:

  • Successful self-starter with ability to work independently to meet deadlines
  • Ability to design component parts and assemblies in Solidworks
  • Works well in a hands on environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products, Excel, Word, Outlook and Project
  • Ability to schedule, manage and complete projects within a specified time frame
  • Strong mechanical aptitude is critical
  • Possesses the people skills to effectively interact with and communicate with all departments and levels of management


Education, Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering required
  • Proficiency in Solidwork's applications is required
  • Some experience in product design
  • Automation controls and design


Additional Education, Experience:

  • Experience in plastics and plastics processing a plus
  • Knowledge PLC's programing desirable a plus
  • MS project, and MS Access are a plus



To apply please email your cover letter and resume today to:
kgjobs@centrixdental.com with Subject "Associate Engineer"