Junior Manufacturing Process Specialist - 12-month contract
Toronto, ON, Canada
3d ago

The Opportunity

We have an opportunity for a Junior Manufacturing Process Specialist to establish, qualify, and improve manufacturing processes for the assembly, troubleshooting, and testing of sophisticated, sensitive, precision medical instruments for neurosurgical and imaging applications.

What You’ll Do

  • Evaluate, establish, improve, and qualify manufacturing processes following GMP and Synaptive Medical’s guidelines by understanding product requirements and applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials
  • Develop, implement, and transfer of manufacturing processes and procedures for new product introductions and continuous manufacturing improvement opportunities
  • Interaction with various departments - Production, Engineering, Quality, Service, and others- to facilitate communication, introducing changes, root causes troubleshooting, Field feedback
  • Support or lead outsourcing activities including technology transfer, manufacturers qualifications, training, documentation completion
  • Support the Production Team by leading technical troubleshooting efforts related to electromechanical systems, computer systems, and imaging systems
  • Develop, build, and qualify manufacturing testing stations including hardware and software installations, assembly test fixtures / jigs, and other tests equipment as required
  • Conduct training and provide guidance and supervision for Production Technicians on assembling, testing, troubleshooting, and repair techniques of electromechanical equipment
  • Improve manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements, and equipment layout while meeting manufacturing process, product, and quality assurance requirements
  • Provide inputs to the product development staff for continuous improvement initiatives for product manufacturability and serviceability
  • Develop and update manufacturing work instructions, device master records, and other documentation as required and implement approved changes through ECO process
  • Assure product and process quality by designing testing methods and establishing standards to confirm manufacturing process capabilities
  • Provide manufacturing decision-making information and communicate production status, deviations, issues, and general information to manufacturing management.
  • Assist during internal / external audit process
  • What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in a relevant Engineering discipline or equivalent education gained through work experience
  • Knowledge of manufacturing techniques for electromechanical systems
  • Knowledge of GMP
  • Familiarity ISO 13485 environment
  • Knowledge of Electromechanical Engineering, FMEA, Lean Manufacturing, DFM, DFA principles and applications
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office applications)
  • It’d Be Amazing If You Had

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging manufacturing experience or equivalent
  • About You

  • Excellent problem-solving skills, technical proficiency, and analytical abilities
  • Excellent communication skills and knowledge in technical writing
  • Able to adapt and drive change in a product development & manufacturing setting
  • Ability to identify potential problems and take appropriate action
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to coordinate workload to ensure that deadlines and targets are met
  • Must be able to work with others in different disciplines
  • Must be able to work in a team setting and on individual basis, as required
  • Diversity & Inclusivity

    Synaptive is based out of one of the most diverse countries in the world. This includes differences related to race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender expression and presentation, sexual orientation, religion, age, ability and socioeconomic status.

    To us, diversity is one our strongest assets to our organization. We commit ourselves to promoting the recognition and appreciation of our diverse and rich culture.

    We believe that it is critical to our success to promote freedom of thought and opinion in a respectful environment. The decisions we make are rooted by respectfully considering each other’s thoughts and opinions and by working towards a greater common goal, saving lives.


    Synaptive Medical is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities.

    We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. If as a qualified job applicant, you request accommodation, Synaptive will consult with you to provide reasonable accommodations according to your specific needs.

    If you wish to make a request, you will be provided an opportunity if your application is selected to proceed in our hiring process.

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