Manufacturing Engineer I or II


: $111,110.00 - $157,570.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

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Manufacturing Engineer

Argen Corporation currently has an exciting opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineer to join a growing, technology-focused and service-oriented team. Do you thrive in a fast- paced and dynamic environment? If you would like to be a part of an organization with an unwavering commitment to quality dental solutions, then explore our career opportunities and get to know Argen.

About Us

Argen is a family-owned and privately held company based in San Diego, CA with a state-of-the-art manufacturing center that provides high quality dental solutions to dental labs of all sizes. Founded as a precious metals company in South Africa, Argen has evolved into a dynamic, technology-based manufacturing organization focused on three key business segments, including dental alloys, zirconia, and digital dentistry solutions. Argen continues to invest in innovative product improvement initiatives through its Quality Management System to provide our global customers with affordable, high-performance products and industry-leading excellent service. Argen s products are FDA regulated and ISO certified.

In this role, the successful candidate will be:

  • Responsible for overseeing and reviewing validation area processes and procedures. Prepares all protocols and reports involving validation tasks. Supports the validation process of new and modified equipment in partnership with the Research & Development, Facilities, and Quality departments.
  • Provides technical expertise and guidance for the preparation and execution of validation protocols and reports.
  • Reviews and investigates anomalies.
  • Gathers data and performs analysis.
  • Resolves and consults on applicable validation compliance and manufacturing process issues.
  • Performs technical and validation compliance reviews for protocols and reports.
  • Contributes at the project team level for validation activities.
  • Demonstrates commitment to the development, implementation and effectiveness of Quality Management System per ISO, FDA, and other regulatory agencies.
  • Reviews and develops manufacturing documents (WI, SOP, Forms, etc.).
  • Other duties as assigned.

What does it take to be successful?

  • B.S. degree or equivalent in engineering or related field.
  • 3 years of related experience.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Experience preparing and reading technical documentation.
  • Working knowledge of standard machine shop equipment and process.
  • Knowledge of medical and technical development.
  • Ability to use MS Office and other manufacturing systems.
  • Knowledge of Process Validations in medical device manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of cGMP regulations ISO 13485, 21CFR Part 820, CMDR SOR/98-282, 93/42/EEC, RDC 16 2013, MHLW MO 169 and TG(MD)R Sch3 preferred.
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
  • Proficiency in SolidWorks (and/or CAD) and fixture/tooling design is a plus.

Our Awesome Benefits!

Working for a growing innovative company like Argen means exciting opportunities for training and learning, career development and advancement from only the best in the dental industry. With all that hard work, Argen is committed to ensuring the welfare of its employees and provides an amazing benefit package that includes:

Health/Dental/Vision Plans

401k with Employer Match

Paid Vacation, Holiday and Sick Time

Employee Events

Wellness Programs

Discounts for home, travel, entertainment, relaxation that includes Mobile phone service, Technology, Airline and Hotel, Theater/Theme Park tickets, Restaurants and so much more!

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Associated topics: alloys, compound, corrosion, material, material engineer, medical, metallurgical, metallurgist, molecular, polyurethane * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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