• Lancaster, PA, USA
  • Full Time

Competitive Wages -Work/Life Balance -Full benefit package including 11 paid holidays, 15 days of paid time off, a company 401(k) match, and insurance -Clean, safe, and climate controlled work environment -Stable work in an essential business -Small interpersonal culture -Great benefits, including medical, dental, and vision insurance

As a Sr. Product Development Engineer, you will be responsible for the design and development of new products from conception, through feasibility and ultimately to product launch, as well as the implementation of product improvements, cost reductions, and product line expansion for existing products.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Marketing and other Engineering support areas to develop input for new product concepts based upon functional requirements provided by sales and marketing
  • Design, develop and model sophisticated, freeform plastic components and assemblies with tight tolerances utilizing exotic materials
  • Translate 3-D models into component or assembly drawings utilizing appropriate ISO or ANSI drafting standards, including coordinate or GTD tolerancing.
  • Evaluate new and existing designs for performance and/or ease of manufacturing in order to improve product designs or enhance reliability and/or manufacturability.
  • Prepare and approve product design and test plans, manage design reviews and recommend changes to products or components prior to launch
  • Perform part/assembly tolerance stacks as required
  • Support cost reduction and/or design for manufacturability studies in order to reduce product costs and improve margins.
  • Initiate, process and release ECO's including BOM, drawings, specifications and item maintenance updates.
  • Make changes to existing drawings utilizing standardized rev control methods.
  • Develop and author test protocols and conduct testing for design verification and compile validation reports
  • Communicate with QA, engineering and manufacturing regarding new and revised prints.
  • Initiate solutions to quality related problems via the change control procedure
  • Troubleshoot manufacturing issues as required
  • Update and maintain the local departmental drafting and engineering standards as requested

Education and/or experience:

  • Minimum four-year technical degree in Engineering or a related field
  • Three to eight years' experience in a regulated, stage gate product development process
  • Strong knowledge of plastics design and assembly of plastic components, injection molding/tooling design, quality assurance standards, fits and the ability to interpret mechanical drawings accurately including appropriate use of GD&T
  • Experience designing products within a manufacturing environment with project leadership responsibility
  • Working knowledge of injection molding, plastics design, small assembly part and very tight tolerancing.
  • Experience within an FDA registered facility or ISO 9000/9001 or knowledge of stage gate product development processes a benefit, but not required

Computer Skills:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Modeling and drafting skills with 3-D CAD modeling software such as Creo or SolidWorks
  • Knowledge of basic machining, tooling and gauging principals

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to define problems, collect inputs and formulate solutions which can be visualized through 3-D CAD images or rapid prototypes
  • Resourceful and self-motivated with the ability to work with minimal supervision.

DentalEZ provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. DentalEZ is a drug free workplace; candidates subject to post-offer, pre-employment drug screening.


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