Engineer III (Medical)

US-VA-Newport News
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Company Overview

Canon Virginia, Inc. located in Newport News, Virginia is a global manufacturer for Canon’s office and consumer products.   Our innovative and efficient production methods along with our environmental commitment make us a leading global manufacturer.   Since opening our doors in 1985, Canon Virginia has provided world class manufacturing services.
It is the policy of Canon Virginia, Inc. (CVI) to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, creed, color, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, national origin, or physical/mental disability except where there is a bona fide occupational qualification. This policy relates to all phases of recruitment, employment, compensation, benefits administration and participation in company sponsored employee activities. This includes hiring, promotions, demotions, transfers, layoffs, recall, training and terminations.  Employment practices will conform to all federal, state and local laws on non-discrimination.

Position Overview

Apply mechanical, electrical, and systems engineering knowledge to plan, develop, validate, and test manufacturing processes to meet FDA and ISO requirements. Qualify parts, equipment, fixtures, test plans to guarantee adherence to customer and regulatory requirements.


- Coordinate and assist with the startup of new product lines.
- Complete project development to support departmental goals.
- Coordinate interdivisional activities for new products and/or projects.
- Provide assistance and help lead project team members.
- Review criteria with potential suppliers and support the development of quotes for parts, fixtures, and equipment.
- Coordinate equipment installations with Facilities and/or manufacturing departments.
- Monitor the status of projects including equipment and process qualifications, change orders, and product launches.
- Establish project plans and provide feedback to appropriate personnel.
- Analyze production data to identify trends and develop appropriate action items.
- Lead customer and supplier technical communications.
- Research sources for domestic and international parts.
- May be assigned additional duties and/or special projects.


- Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering with 5-8 years experience, preferably in manufacturing environment.
- Ability to manage multiple projects to agreed upon timeframes.
- Experience with design software, such as CAD, Solidworks, ProE, etc.Strong communication (written and verbal) required, and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate to all levels within an organization required.
- Requires strong analytical, problem solving and project management skills.
- Experience with technical report writing and familiarity with GD&T (Solidworks preferred).
- Experience with basic test equipment (i.e. caliper, micrometer, multi-meter, etc.)
- May have to work overtime and may be assigned to other shifts based on company needs.


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