Equipment Validation Engineer

Posted 15 June 2022
SalaryUp to US$55 per hour
DisciplineLife Science
Contact NameMatthew Freyer

Job description

Orion Group is getting back to our roots in Wheeling! We are in need of an Equipment Validation Engineer right now!!! Life Sciences is waiting for you. Accept the challenge!!



Responsible for the qualification and validation of new Grinding and Automation Equipment such as CNC Grinders and Molding Process Automation. Also responsible for Maintaining project timelines with Suppliers, Mechanical Engineers, Project Engineer, Process Engineer, and Engineer Manager for product transfer to manufacturing. Interacts with other functional areas such as Production, Quality Assurance, and Scheduling for implementation.

Essential functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

· Manages project timelines with Suppliers, Mechanical Engineers, Project Engineer, Process Engineer, and Engineer Manager

· Creates IQ/OQ/PQ protocols and final reports for new equipment and product adoption according to internal procedures

· Reviews all manufacturing processes prior to and after new operations for cost effectiveness and feasibility

· Optimizes work force utilization, facility layout and operational data, and process flow charts to determine the most efficient utilization of workers and equipment

· Trains Operators/Setup Techs

· Troubleshoots New Equipment Issues and Creates Troubleshooting Guides for New Equipment

· Maintains Troubleshooting Binder for Each Machine Containing:

-Wiring Diagram

-Equipment Drawings

-Troubleshooting Guides

-Maintenance Records

-Replacement Parts List

· Evaluates Machine Preventive Maintenance Program and tracks Equipment Change Request (ECR) program

· Supports Toolroom on Maintenance of New Equipment and Robotics/Automation

· Provides Feedback to Departmental Leads and Supervisors on Maintaining Equipment Efficiencies and Current State

· Researches and Evaluates the Feasibility of New Technologies Such as Automation

· Facilitates 5S and Lean Six Sigma Programs for assigned Department


· Excellent Project Management and Presentation Skills

· Interpersonal skills due to multiple interactions between functional areas

· Excellent organizational, communication and writing skills.

· Ability to organize logical process maps to meet critical design deadlines.

· Ability to structure engineering projects.

· Strong communication skills in an engineering environment between multiple engineering disciplines and departments

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.