LightForce Ortho

Position

Process Engineer Co-op/Intern

Spring 2023

Duration

3-6 Months

Location

HQ - Burlington, MA

About LightForce

LightForce is a 3D printing technology company focused on the orthodontic space. Our digital platform empowers orthodontists with fully customized, 3D-printed tooth-moving tools. In 2019, we launched our first product - the world’s only, fully customized 3D printed bracket system and digital treatment software. We are proud to be one of the fastest growing companies in the industry. Learn more at: www.lf.co

Description

We are looking for a talented, driven engineering student with an interest in 3d printing, ceramics, medical device manufacturing, and/or building and scaling production lines. You will be a critical part of the process engineering team and will find that the tasks you will be given will provide an immediate impact on our company’s success. Our ideal teammate communicates effectively, is process and data-driven, works well under pressure, and is eager to learn and to contribute. As a Process Engineer Co-op/Intern, your primary customer will be our manufacturing technicians. This may include projects related to improving part quality, manufacturability, and detailed root cause analysis to name a few! You will become intimately familiar with our production workflow allowing you to drive high level improvements to the manufacturing process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Address CAPA’s via root cause analysis and design of experiments
  • Employ 5S and lean manufacturing techniques
  • Ensure that the best solutions (processes, machines, tools) are being employed within our production line
  • Perform process workflow simulations, risk assessments, and process change validation documentation
  • Ability to design and test jigs and other aids to support productivity and performance
  • Support production team by troubleshooting issues

Education

  • In-Progress Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology

Skills

  • Interest in manufacturing methods and procedures and process development
  • Interest in developing risk-based thinking, failure analysis, design of experiments, and root cause analysis skills
  • Self-motivated, data-driven, eager to learn, excellent organizational skills, comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Analytical thinker
  • Strong verbal and written communication/documentation skills

Physical Demands

  • While performing the essential functions of this job, an individual is regularly required to sit or stand, use hands, reach with hands and arms, see, listen, and speak

Perks

  • Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive company and we are most interested in finding the BEST candidate for the job. We would strongly encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of the preferred qualifications described.

LightForce has a Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, which requires team members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be approved for a medical or religious exemption with accommodations in order to partake in certain activities in the United States.

LightForce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.