LightForce Ortho

Position

Process Engineer Co-op/Intern

Duration

3-6 Months

Location

HQ - Burlington, MA

Mission

At LightForce Orthodontics we use advanced manufacturing technologies and proprietary OTP software to create the world’s best orthodontic treatment experience. We create 100% patient-matched orthodontic ceramic brackets designed from digital impressions with the goal of reducing treatment duration for patients and chair-time for clinicians.

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 may be a good fit. You will be part of a small team of four and find that your day-to-day tasks actively contribute to our company’s success. Our ideal teammate communicates effectively, is process and data-driven, works well under pressure, and is eager to learn. As a Process Engineer Co-op/Intern, your primary customer will be our manufacturing technicians. This may include projects related to improving part transport, sourcing the right solution for our application, quality control, and 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 duties of this job, the individual is regularly required to sit or stand, use hands, reach with hands and arms, see, listen, and speak

Work Environment

Office environment 100%

  • Work is generally performed in an open office, sedentary position
  • Work is sometimes performed near moving mechanical parts
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud

Perks

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

LightForce Orthodontics 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 prior to partaking in certain activities.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

LightForce Orthodontics 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.