Careers at CAIRE

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Current Opportunities

Our current job openings are listed below by global location. CAIRE has seven global locations in Georgia, New York, Japan, China, Italy , the U.K. and Germany. These locations are diverse, but all offer employees an outstanding quality of life. Click here to find out more about our locations.

Click on the links below for details of our open positions and email your resume to careers@caireinc.com. Check back as our organization is growing and continuously looking for talented people to join our team.


Vice President of Operations – Ball Ground, GA

Vice President of Operations

Summary/Objective
The Vice President of Operations is an experienced leader who has generated significant impact through the strategic and tactical direction of manufacturing, supply chain, quality, post-sale service and safety. This position will direct and develop director-level department heads in sourcing, supply management, quality, manufacturing and distribution. This position will report directly to the President/CEO and will serve as a member of the executive team.

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Establish operations and supply chain strategy, goals, and annual objectives in coordination with the President to drive business growth and effectiveness.
  • Must be capable of translating objectives and needs into deliverable strategy to achieve business goals as well as ensure the value chain has the required materials to create a competitive advantage of the product portfolio.
  • Set and drive improvement in key metrics which drive the manufacturing, quality, operations, supply chain and service activities.
  • Develop and manage budgeting and budget execution. Define target and control procedures.
  • Provide leadership, counsel, and manage cross-functional teams as well as employees in direct chain of command, giving direction and defining objectives; serve as change agent.
  • Manage up to 10 direct and 250+ indirect reports across a multi-site manufacturing environment.
  • Interact regularly with executive team and individual department heads to ensure that company’s operational priorities are aligned with total company direction.
  • Lead environmental, health and safety programs.
  • Demand and Supply Planning: Manages overall demand as well as supply planning to ensure optimized load across the network of factories, tie alignment with Annual Operating Plan. Apply Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning framework, drive New Product Introductions planning. Ensure global supply planning including factories execution plan is followed to SOP and global policy.
  • Materials and Inventory Management: Drives improvement projects with all peers: planners/buyers, sourcing/buyers, local operations and technical functions to maintain best in class inventory levels (including Inactive, Obsolete and Slow movers). Plans materials strategies to optimize planning and inventory. Measures forecast, analysis and reporting of weekly/monthly SIOP data in coordination with the Global SIOP leader, PDC Scheduler and Business Demand Planners.
  • Logistics and Warehouse Management: Manages logistics team to ensure all imports and exports for the site are promptly executed. Ensures correctness of data and paperwork for successful Intrastat monthly submission. Coaches warehouse supervisor on good warehouse keeping, equipment usage and maintenance.
  • Working across sites, determine the most effective use of plant capacity according to short and long-term forecasts. Ensure capacity is cost justifiable, sustainable, and makes the most efficient use of resources.
  • Develop and direct the management of the company’s remote fulfillment/distribution centers that will ensure fast order processing, accurate inventory control, proper and timely receipt/stocking of goods, cost-efficient shipping direct to customers and effective processing of returns.
  • Directs development of plans, guidelines, policies and processes, to ensure the achievement of quality targets.
  • Develops and leads implementation of organization projects and processes to ensure overall quality is continuously improving.
  • Directs collection and analysis of quality information from multiple sources to develop long-term quality strategy and programs.
  • Partner with Engineering and Manufacturing early in the design stage in order to build quality into the product design and manufacturing process.

Competencies

  • Supply chain expertise
  • E-business/e-procurement systems
  • Global experience
  • Good business ethics
  • Strong legal contracts experience
  • Leadership
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Business Acumen
  • Presentation Skills
  • Collaboration
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Teamwork Orientation
  • Project Management
  • Technical Capacity

Supervisory Responsibility
This position manages all employees of the department and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees within that department.

Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment and manufacturing/distribution environment.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This is largely a sedentary role; however, some activity is required. This would require the ability to lift, bend or stand as necessary.

Travel
This position requires up to 25% travel. Some of the travel is international.

Required Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Engineering or Science

10-15 years of related experience in supply chain and operations management in a manufacturing field.  Medical field a plus.

Preferred Education and Experience
MBA or master’s degree

Related certifications commensurate with the role

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
None required for this position.

CAIRE Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Development Engineer – Ball Ground, GA

Development Engineer

Ensuring CAIRE’s Success …

CAIRE Inc. is currently seeking a Development Engineer. This individual will provide technical expertise in new product design and development projects. The engineer will be tasked design and development activities as well as sustaining and manufacturing support type tasks. The engineer will be part of a cross functional design team and will be responsible for supporting projects and products from cradle to grave.

This position is a hands-on engineering position with time spent in both the office and manufacturing floors. The design activities may include but are not limited to mechanical design, system integration, plastics design, prototype fabrication and process development. The sustaining and manufacturing support activities include but are not limited to design optimization, cost-savings initiatives, functional design improvements, manufacturability improvements, BOM management, and controlled documentation management. This position will be based out of the Ball Ground, GA, location, which is approximately 30 minutes north of the greater Atlanta area.

What Your Day-to-Day Activities Will Be …

  • Design and develop innovative solutions to meet engineering and marketing requirements.
  • Troubleshoot and determine corrective measures for prototype designs and quality defects.
  • Design and fabricate prototypes, tooling fixtures, and test benches as required by departmental projects.
  • Develop and perform test protocols to evaluate design changes, product improvements and cost reduction opportunities.
  • Design and determine product line improvements for manufacturing within regulatory and company guidelines.
  • Work in conjunction with Supply Chain to optimize material supply chain for cost and design for manufacturability.
  • Determine product costing and BOM management through centralized document management system.
  • Identify and resolve product assembly issues to improve product consistency and eliminate variance in conjunction with production, engineering and maintenance.
  • Team with design engineering group to ensure that all aspects of new product introduction, and changes to existing products, are properly communicated to production personnel. Prepare and communicate ECO and/or TDD changes to production.
  • Interface with various departments in coordinating technical information relating to specific projects or regarding quality issues.
  • Observe and practice safety procedures and policies.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.

Your Professional Experience Should Be …

Required

  • Must possess 5+ years of hands-on experience.
  • Must possess a working knowledge of CAD software. Solidworks experience is preferred.
  • Must possess a working knowledge of computers, including MS Word, Excel, and Office Suite programs.
  • Strong organizational skills/demonstrated ability to plan and manage multiple projects.
  • Must be able to work both independently and in team settings.

Preferred

  • Medical device background a plus.
  • First-hand knowledge and experience of common manufacturing processes such as injection molding, die casting, machining, etc.
  • First-hand knowledge and experience with simulation modeling (i.e. finite element analysis).
  • Understanding of manufacturing factory metrics and Six Sigma principles.
  • Understanding of medical device design control processes and associated ISO standards compliance (60601, 13485, etc.) preferred.
  • Awareness and understanding of company quality standards, capital equipment, procurement, FMEA, APQP, ISO 9001 knowledge and experience preferred. 

Your Education Should Be …

  • BS Degree in Engineering-Mechanical, Manufacturing, Mechatronics, or MET.

Your Physical Work Environment Will Require …

  • Frequent standing, sitting, walking, bending, stooping, twisting and occasional crawling.
  • Occasional lifting up to 50 lbs., occasional heavier lifting.
  • Occasional pushing, pulling and handling of materials.

CAIRE Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Customer Service Representative – Ball Ground, GA

Customer Service Representative

Ensuring CAIRE’s Success …

Responsible for acting as a liaison between customers and company. Provide superior support and service to external and internal customers through accurate processing of orders, responding to product and service inquiries, requests and/or problems through comprehensive information gathering, excellent communication skills and inter-departmental relationships. The customer service department hours are Mon–Thurs 8 AM-6 PM, and Fridays 8 AM–5 PM. The hours for this position is Monday–Thursday 9 AM–6 PM, and Fridays 8 AM–5 PM.

What Your Day-to-Day Activities Will Be …

  • Field incoming communications to Customer Care received via phone, email or fax.
  • Identify and assess customers’ needs to achieve satisfaction.
  • Provide accurate, valid and complete information by using the right methods/tools.
  • Process and manage customer orders from receipt to close.
  • Inform customers of deals and promotions as identified by Sales Management.
  • Document, investigate and resolve customer complaints.
  • Complete and/or gather customer/account documentation as required.
  • Qualify and authorize returns of goods.
  • Verify and/or maintain business systems information related to customers.
  • Keep records of all communications.
  • Manage changes in policies as they pertain to customers.
  • Work with customer service management to ensure exceptional customer experiences.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related tasks as needed.
  • Meet performance and development goals as assigned.
  • Read from scripts and departmental work instructions.
  • Attend educational training sessions to improve knowledge and performance level.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.

Your Professional Experience Should Be …

  • Minimum of 1 year experience working in a customer service related position in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be proficient with MS Windows applications; Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Experience with medical devices or Life Sciences industry preferred.
  • Experience with order processing software a plus.
  • Communication skills:
    • Active listening
    • Pleasant speaking voice
    • Proficient typing, spelling and grammar
    • Friendly yet professional manner
  • Action oriented.
  • Technical capacity.
  • Problem solving/analysis.
  • Nimble learner.
  • Customer focus.
  • Situational adaptability.
  • Prioritization and organization.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Documentation skills.
  • Navigating between multiple computer screens.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to maintain the required confidentiality.
  • Ability to deal patiently with problems and complaints.
  • Must be able to work independently within specific time constraints.

Your Education Should Be …

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • College Degree preferred.

Bi-lingual skills preferred (Spanish, French, German, or Italian)

Your Physical Work Environment Will Require …

  • Normal requirements for general office work.

CAIRE Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Field Service Engineer - Ball Ground, GA

Field Service Engineer

Ensuring CAIRE’s Success …

CAIRE’s Ball Ground, GA, facility is currently seeking candidates interested in the position of Field Service Engineer.

The Field Service Engineer will be responsible for superior training, support and service by conducting classes and work sessions, troubleshooting product issues, and responding to product and service inquiries for our respiratory products which serve the health care market.

What Your Day-to-Day Activities Will Be …

  • Field incoming communications to Technical Service Department via phone, email, or fax.
  • Provide internal and external technical product support.
  • Resolve customer technical issues quickly and effectively for assigned products.
  • Troubleshoot customer product malfunctions.
  • Create technical materials in support of products, including technical service manuals, troubleshooting procedures, service bulletins, repair procedures, installation procedures, diagrams, etc.
  • Provide technical information, training, and assistance to internal and external customers.
  • Create and maintain accurate lists of customer technical contacts for communication purposes.
  • Create, maintain and distribute accurate parts lists for service parts.
  • Assist Quality Control, Customer Service, and Engineering in identifying and solving product quality issues.
  • Create training materials.
  • Schedule, coordinate and conduct technical service schools, both internal and external.
  • Ensure ISO 9001/ISO 13485 standards are applied to technical documentation.
  • Comply with all regulations, including FDA and Medical Device Directive (MDD), applicable to technical documentation.
  • Keep records of all communications.
  • Authorize returns of goods for service or replacement.
  • Provide estimates to customers for repairs of equipment.
  • Assist customers in installation and repair of product.
  • Meet performance and development goals as assigned.
  • Attend educational training sessions to improve knowledge and performance level.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.

Your Professional Experience Should Be …

  • Minimum of 2-4 years’ experience in a support, service or customer facing role, preferably in a manufacturing/distribution environment.
  • Proficient with MS Windows applications; Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Experience with medical devices, health care, or life sciences industries preferred.
  • Experience with enterprise software a plus.
  • Communication skills:
    • Active listening
    • Pleasant speaking voice
    • Proficient typing, spelling and grammar
    • Friendly yet professional manner
  • Excellent group presentation skills.
  • Familiar with ISO 9001/ISO 13485 requirements.
  • Familiar with FDA and Medical Device Directive (MDD) requirements.
  • Problem solving/analysis.
  • Nimble learner.
  • Customer focus.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Documentation skills.
  • Navigating between multiple computer screens.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to maintain the required confidentiality.
  • Ability to deal patiently with problems and complaints.
  • Must be able to work independently within specific time constraints.

Your Education Should Be…

  • B.S. or B.E. degree in Engineering or closely related technical field preferred.
  • High School Diploma

Your Physical Work Environment Will Require…

  • Working in an office environment and occasionally working in the manufacturing plant.
  • Office Hours – Monday thru Friday – 8 AM – 5 PM with On Call Rotation – After-hours, weekends and holidays.
  • Frequent standing, sitting, walking, bending, stooping, twisting and occasional crawling.
  • Occasional lifting up to 50 lbs., occasional heavier lifting.
  • Occasional pushing, pulling and handling of materials.
  • Occasional Working Conditions:
    • Exposure to metal cuttings and welding odors.
    • May involve exposure to temperature extremes.
    • Exposure to occasional flying debris.
    • Required use of safety glasses with side shields when in manufacturing plant.
    • Occasional exposure to chemical cleaning solutions and their odors.

CAIRE Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Supplier Quality Engineer – Ball Ground, GA

Supplier Quality Engineer

Ensuring CAIRE’s Success …

A key member of our dedicated quality team, the Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) develops and implements improvements to component and product quality. The SQE will execute supplier performance reviews and advance corrective actions for nonconforming products. The SQE will establish, evaluate, and investigate incoming inspection data to communicate and correct quality or delivery issues. In addition, the SQE will conduct supplier audits to drive process standardization, waste elimination, cost reduction, and continuous improvement.

What Your Day-to-Day Activities Will Be … 

  • Develop and maintain the supplier quality relationship, build supplier scorecards, and plan for supplier improvement to mitigate risk to CAIRE.
  • Perform supplier audits and facilitate pre-assessments as well as self-surveys.
  • Develop incoming material sampling plans
  • Investigate supplier quality and delivery issues to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Manage collaboration with purchasing agents to ensure supplier performance is regularly evaluated and reported and the appropriate corrective actions are implemented in a timely manner.
  • Assist operations and engineering departments in the evaluation and qualification of new suppliers.
  • Travel to supplier locations to facilitate resolution of quality problems.
  • Manage the non-conformance process, develop solutions with suppliers, and act as liaison between supply chain and suppliers.
  • Complete trending and analysis of supplier defects, recurring problems, and supplier corrective actions.
  • Effectively complete “other” functions that may be assigned.

Your Professional Experience Should Be …

  • Previous medical device or a regulated industry is preferred.
  • Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) and Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience utilizing measurement equipment and establishing metrology
  • Previous experience with manufacturing or product quality related data analytics such as process capabilities, SPC, pareto, or other related data
  • Experience with ISO 13485 and/or ISO 9001 Quality Systems practices.
  • Working knowledge of Six Sigma techniques, Green Belt or better a plus
  • Minitab and Tableau knowledge is a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • Outstanding communication skills at all levels (written and verbal)

Your Education Should Be …

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in quality, engineering, supply chain management, or logistics.

 Your Physical Work Environment Will Require …

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

CAIRE Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Engineering Lab Tech – Ball Ground, GA

Provides a variety of engineering testing support activities for medical device products. The lab technician will work with the engineering team on new product development, product sustaining duties, as well as various other support tasks in order to support CAIRE’s products.

This position is a hands-on type role and the lab technician will be responsible for completing tasks assigned by engineering.

This position will be based out of CAIRE’s Ball Ground, GA, location which is approximately 30 minutes north of the greater Atlanta area.

What Your Day-to-Day Activities Will Be …

  • Prepare test reports to document methods, results and conclusions.
  • Conduct experiments on novel products or components to acquire service and performance data.
  • Compile, analyze, and reduce data to detect and verify critical phenomena.
  • Fabricate test fixtures, prepare and conduct bench and field tests – hands on.
  • Define and procure necessary equipment for testing.
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to develop new or improved products.
  • Observe safety procedures and policies.
  • Develop test protocols with minimum information.
  • Identify testing and validation requirements.
  • Propose design changes based on test data results.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.

Your Job Skills Should Be …

  • At least 2 years of relevant experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong data management, processing and analytical skills.
  • Timely preparation and presentation of interim and final test reports.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, prioritize and manage multiple tasks daily.
  • Highly motivated self-starter and a team player.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Some ability in SolidWorks, or similar CAD/CAE/CAM tools would be a plus.
  • Knowledge and experience in using Data Acquisition systems.
  • Experience with design of experiments and laboratory procedures preferred.
  • Background in machining, welding and mechanical assembly.

Your Education Should Be …

  • B.S. degree in Engineering, Technology or Science preferred, however others will be given full consideration.

Your Physical Work Environment Will Require …

  • Frequent standing, sitting and walking, bending, stopping, twisting and occasional crawling.
  • Occasional lifting up to 50 lbs., occasional heavier lifting.
  • Occasional pushing, pulling and handling of materials.

CAIRE Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Finance Senior Analyst – Ball Ground, GA

Finance Senior Analyst

The Finance Senior Analyst will support the strategic and financial analysis for sales and operations, while providing thought leadership for strategic initiatives that support the broader CAIRE business including:

  • Sales, Inventory and Operations Process (SIOP)
  • Analyzing sales and margin trends across global markets and product lines
  • Leveraging market trends and insights to provide thought leadership to the executive team related to growth rates, investment, product/SKU mix and pricing

The Finance Senior Analyst will need to be a professional who can deliver the following traits and characteristics:

  • Balance strategic thinking with tactical execution to support operational business partners.
  • Effectively communicate to operational business partners, and across the finance team
  • Utilize project management skills.
  • Be able to take unorganized thoughts and information from business partners and be able force the conversations, strategies and actions back to driving business performance and results.
  • Provide a financial expression / measurements / metrics for all actions and work streams to ensure that they are material and are able to be measured in the future.
  • As the CAIRE business continues to define the near term, mid-term and long-term objectives of sales and operations results and trends, the Finance Senior Analyst will play a critical role in helping to define these objectives.

The key tasks and responsibilities will include:

  1. Play a supporting role in the analysis and consolidation for all SIOP meetings and strategy discussions with the executive leadership team members.
  2. Provide the Sales, Marketing, Operations and Engineering organizations support and ownership of analysis/reporting on consolidated sales and margin trends, market trends and insights.
  3. Understand and analyze macro trends using external and internal data sources.
  4. Support the processes for SKUrationalization across core product lines.

How will this role be measured for success?

  1. When playing a supporting role in the analysis and consolidation for all SIOP meetings and strategy discussions with the executive leadership team members, is the employee able to:
    • Influence business partners to create and consolidate reports and presentations without errors or formatting inconsistencies.
    • Project manage the process and provide regular updates to the finance team and business partners on timing of meetings, reviews, drafts, final presentations and reporting deadlines.
    • Ensure that key strategic themes and tactical follow up items are being highlighted completely along with ensuring business and financial acumen.
  2. When providing the Sales, Marketing, Operations and Engineering organizations support and ownership of analysis/reporting on consolidated sales and margin trends, market trends and insights, is the employee able to:
    • Develop dashboards and leverage other reporting tools to provide clear and concise insights that drive actions.
    • Partner with business leaders to ensure key objectives are being met for market trends and themes across the Respiratory and On-Site Generation businesses.
    • Leverage insights around trends and growth rates to prioritize investment, product / sku mix and pricing to the executive leadership team.
    • Provide clarity to the results through reporting consolidation and do so without errors.
    • Provide clear and concise commentary, highlighting key wins and opportunities, along with forward looking insights.
  3. When understanding and analyzing macro trends using external and internal data sources, is the employee able to:
    • Provide proactive insights and actions to business partners and leadership.
    • Provide to deep dive analytics and understand trends.
  4. When supporting the processes for ski rationalization across core product lines, is the employee able to:
    • Leverage insights around trends and growth rates to provide recommendations to consolidate skus and minimize inventory.
    • Influence business partners to create and consolidate an approach to minimize SKUs.

Other Position Details

  • This position will be an independent contributor who will report directly to the FP&A Director
  • 2–5 years of experience is preferred

CAIRE Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Inside Sales Rep – Ball Ground, GA

Ensuring CAIRE’s Success …
Our Inside Sales Team is committed to selling respiratory products over the phone to durable medical equipment providers and health systems. This position will own a large territory and partner with an outside sales representative. This is a great opportunity to learn the sales process with potential to grow into an outside sales representative role.

What Your Day-to-Day Activities Will Be …

  • Present, recommend and sell company products to new and existing customers in a consultative, solution selling environment.
  • Make outgoing sales calls. Transition leads through first point of contact to ultimate sale of oxygen concentrator products. Create call plans to support sales activities.
  • Maintain a sales funnel by actively uncovering new sales opportunity and managing from lead identification, research and qualification, making contact and closing sales.
  • Manage customer orders from receipt to close.
  • Constant collaboration and communication the field sales representatives to manage the territory.
  • Accurately forecast account growth or decline based on customer research.
  • nform customers of deals and promotions as identified by Sales and Marketing Management.
  • Verify and/or maintain customer and sales process data in CRM/SalesForce.
  • Attend educational training sessions to improve knowledge and performance level.
  • Must be self-motivated and deliver results with limited oversight.

Your Professional Experience Should Be …

  • Our ideal candidate is a self-starter with high energy, a persuasive communication style, and excellent follow through. Prior experience in a customer-facing position, inside sales or outside sales a plus.
  • Must be proficient with MS Windows applications; Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint. SalesForce experience a plus.
  • Experience with medical devices or Life Sciences industry a plus.
  • Experience selling B2B a plus.
  • Ability to deal patiently with problems and complaints.
  • Ability to negotiate and close deals.

Your Education Should Be …

  • Bachelor’s degree, ideally in in Business, Sciences, English, Communications or related area desirable.

Your Physical Work Environment Will Require …
Normal requirements for general office and phone work.

CAIRE Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Mechanical Engineer I – Ball Ground, GA

Ensuring CAIRE’s Success …
AirSep Corporation, a division of CAIRE Inc., is currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer. This position is a developmental role that provides technical support for new product development, sustaining engineering and manufacturing support for medical device product lines. The engineer will be tasked with design, continuous improvement and manufacturing type technical challenges. The candidate will work in collaboration on various design teams depending on project scope.

This position is a hands-on engineering position with time spent in both the office and manufacturing floors. The design, sustaining and manufacturing support activities include but are not limited to new product development, design optimization, cost saving initiatives, functional design and manufacturability improvements, BOM management, and controlled documentation management.

This position will be based out of our AirSep manufacturing facility at 260 Creekside Drive, Buffalo, NY.

What Your Day-to-Day Activities Will Be …

  • Participate on design teams for new product development on multiple product lines.
  • Troubleshoot and determine corrective measures for prototype designs.
  • Develop and perform test protocols to evaluate design changes, product improvements and cost reduction opportunities.
  • Design and fabricate prototypes, tooling fixtures, and test benches as required by departmental projects.
  • Support and troubleshoot manufacturing, quality and supply chain related product issues.
  • Perform BOM management through centralized document management system.
  • Interface with various departments in coordinating technical information relating to specific projects or regarding quality issues.
  • Observe and practice safety procedures and policies.
  • Domestic and International travel as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Your Professional Experience Should Be …
Required:

    • Must possess a working knowledge of CAD software. Solidworks experience is preferred.
    • Must possess a working knowledge of computers, including MS Word, Excel, and Office Suite programs.
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Must be able to work both independently and in team settings.

Preferred:

  • Previous experience with component or electromechanical design.
  • Previous experience in a medium to high volume manufacturing environment.
  • Understanding of statistics, factory metrics and Six Sigma principles.

Your Education Should Be …

  • BS Degree in Engineering-Mechanical

Your Physical Work Environment Will Require …

  • Frequent standing, sitting, walking, bending, stooping, twisting and occasional crawling.
  • Occasional lifting up to 50 lbs., occasional heavier lifting.
  • Occasional pushing, pulling and handling of materials.

CAIRE Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Product Manager – Ball Ground, GA

Product Manager

Ensuring CAIRE’s Success …

We are a medium sized global leader in biomedical products, seeking a Product Manager to join our team. This role will guide our success by providing product leadership on our current and future oxygen therapy equipment business. The Respiratory Product Manager will work closely with our Sales, Engineering, Marketing and Finance teams to ensure we have a robust, innovative and profitable portfolio.

What Your Day-to-Day Activities Will Be …

  • Drive product line profitability through proactive work with sales, marketing, operations, regulatory and finance.
  • Develop and provide voice of customer/user needs to the engineering project team. This will require regular visits to customers as well as market research to validate marketing requirements.
  • Become an active core team member for product development projects.
  • Drive the product road-map for products. Lead regular product road-map reviews with key stakeholders.
  • Develop and maintain business cases for all new respiratory product development projects.
  • Provide on-going product support/product expertise to customers and sales team.
  • Responsible for new product introductions – Pricing and Positioning, Launch Training, and Sales and Marketing tool kit at time of launch.
  • Responsible for product line rationalization/life cycle management of the home oxygen therapy solutions.
  • Excellent communications skills with daily communications to customers and sales teams around the world.

Your Professional Experience Should Be …

  • Minimum 5-7 years related experience, specifically with product management in medical device market.
  • Desired candidate will have some background in biomedical products.
  • Demonstrated Product launch experience in the last 5 years.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Demonstrated financial skills.
  • Strong customer-facing skills including being comfortable presenting to large audiences.
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office products including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Understanding of manufacturing factory metrics and Six Sigma principles.
  • Understanding of Medical Device design control processes and associated ISO standards compliance (60601, 13485, etc.) preferred.
  • Awareness and understanding of company quality standards, capital equipment, procurement, FMEA, APQP, ISO 9001 knowledge and experience preferred.

Your Education Should Be …

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Management, or Engineering.

Your Physical Work Environment Will Require …

  • Frequent standing, sitting, walking, bending, stooping, twisting and occasional crawling.
  • Occasional lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Occasional pushing, pulling and handling of materials.

CAIRE Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Senior Embedded Firmware Engineer – Ball Ground, GA
Ensuring CAIRE’s Success …
CAIRE’s Ball Ground, GA, facility is currently seeking candidates interested in the position of Senior Embedded Firmware Engineer. The successful candidate will join the Electrical Engineering team in working with CAIRE’s oxygen therapy medical devices, with a focus on electronic embedded system design, as part of larger cross-disciplinary electro-mechanical design teams. This senior engineer will integrate into the full product life cycle, from design and development to transfer to manufacturing and sustaining activities.

Your Education Should Be …

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Electrical or Computer Engineering or equivalent

Your Professional Skills and Experience …
Required

  • At least seven years’ experience in Embedded Firmware development, or master’s degree and five years’ experience.
  • Proficient with ARM or PIC microcontrollers and programmable SoC.
  • Proven C programming language abilities.
  • Ability to debug firmware and software on hardware platforms using oscilloscope and other lab equipment.
  • Experience with communication protocols, such as I2C, SPI, USB.
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to work well in an integrated team environment.

Preferred

  • Experienced Firmware Architect of an integrated Mixed Signal system.
  • Experience with control systems, such as motor control and electro-pneumatic systems.
  • Software development experience using C#.
  • Development experience using analog and digital circuit design and sensor integration.
  • Experience with Medical Device ISO 13485, FDA design controls or similar regulatory environment such as military or automotive.
  • Power management optimization and smart battery experience.
  • Experience implementing wireless protocols Bluetooth, WiFi, and/or LTE.

What Your Day-to-Day Activities May Include …

  • Develop electrical embedded systems for electro-mechanical medical devices with the cross functional design team.
  • Design and develop firmware and/or hardware solutions to meet system design specs.
  • Firmware development utilizing programmable hardware and microcontrollers interfacing analog and digital sensors, user interface display and controls, motor control, and electro-pneumatic systems control with pressure feedback.
  • Develop control and power management firmware to maximize power consumption, system reliability and performance.
  • Develop test and diagnostics software to support bench testing and field service.
  • Review and evaluation of product design through informal and formal design reviews as well as through design verification test plans and reports.
  • Evaluation of product non-conformances and implement design improvements.

Your Physical Work Environment Will Require …

  • Ability to work in an office environment.
  • his position will require the ability to move around the lab and production floor to address production issues relating to products and equipment.
  • Ability to sit, stand, and/or walk for 8 hours/day.
  • May need to lift up to 40 lbs.

CAIRE Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Designer/Drafter II – Buffalo, NY
Ensuring CAIRE’s Success …
This position will perform a variety of design, drafting and documentation functions, and work closely with the engineering staff on the design and modification of CAIRE’s products. This position will perform engineering related tasks using CAD tools and other engineering programs. 

What Your Day-to-Day Activities Will Be …

  • Works with engineering and manufacturing on new product designs and product modifications for all products.
  • Creates and revises Pro/Engineer, AutoCAD, and Solid Works 3-D models and 2-D drawings for multiple product lines.
  • Maintains solid models and drawings through SolidWorks PDM.
  • Provides industrial design input for new products.
  • Ensures models and drawings are dimensionally accurate based on the material specifications and verifies the fit-up of all related parts to each other and to the whole.
  • Works with engineering, quality control, purchasing, and manufacturing to determine the root cause and corrective actions for component/product issues.
  • Provides 3D and Cutaway renderings of products for literature, training, and instructional documentation.
  • Creates Engineering Change Orders or revises computerized Bills of Materials, Routings, Work Instructions, and other design documentation for new and existing products.
  • Understands and practices the division’s ISO 13485 quality procedures.
  • Follows documented process for engineering changes.
  • Will occasionally assist engineering and production in the manufacturing of the products on the production floor. This will include the requirements to be able to use various hand tools and equipment needed to fabricate the products
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Your Professional Experience Should Be …

  • Requires technical skills and extensive experience in Pro/Engineer, 2D AutoCAD, and/or Solid Works design software.
  • Requires skills for visualization of product lines for 2-D drawings and 3-D models.
    Requires advanced computer skills.
  • Requires effective, detailed communication with both internal and external customers.
  • Requires ability to focus on both small design details as well as the complete product modeling.

 Your Education Should Be …

  • High school diploma minimum and 5 years’ experience or Technical College degree plus 3 years’ experience.
  • B.S. in Engineering or Engineering Technology a plus, but not required.

Your Physical Work Environment Will Require …
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand. The employee is occasionally required to walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Employee will be required to be able to lift and move items weighting up to 50 pounds on occasions.

CAIRE Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Mechanical Engineer I – Buffalo, NY

Ensuring CAIRE’s Success
AirSep Corporation, a division of CAIRE Inc., is currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer. This position is a developmental role that provides technical support for new product development, sustaining engineering and manufacturing support for medical device product lines. The engineer will be tasked with design, continuous improvement and manufacturing type technical challenges. The candidate will work in collaboration on various design teams depending on project scope.

This position is a hands-on engineering position with time spent in both the office and manufacturing floors. The design, sustaining and manufacturing support activities include but are not limited to new product development, design optimization, cost saving initiatives, functional design and manufacturability improvements, BOM management, and controlled documentation management.

This position will be based out of our AirSep manufacturing facility at 260 Creekside Drive, Buffalo, NY.

What Your Day-to-Day Activities Will Be …

  • Participate on design teams for new product development on multiple product lines.
  • Troubleshoot and determine corrective measures for prototype designs.
  • Develop and perform test protocols to evaluate design changes, product improvements and cost reduction opportunities.
  • Design and fabricate prototypes, tooling fixtures, and test benches as required by departmental projects.
  • Support and troubleshoot manufacturing, quality and supply chain related product issues.
  • Perform BOM management through centralized document management system.
  • Interface with various departments in coordinating technical information relating to specific projects or regarding quality issues.
  • Observe and practice safety procedures and policies.
  • Domestic and International travel as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Your Professional Experience Should Be …
Required:

    • Must possess a working knowledge of CAD software. Solidworks experience is preferred.
    • Must possess a working knowledge of computers, including MS Word, Excel, and Office Suite programs.
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Must be able to work both independently and in team settings.

Preferred:

  • Previous experience with component or electromechanical design.
  • Previous experience in a medium to high volume manufacturing environment.
  • Understanding of statistics, factory metrics and Six Sigma principles.

Your Education Should Be …

  • BS Degree in Engineering-Mechanical

Your Physical Work Environment Will Require …

  • Frequent standing, sitting, walking, bending, stooping, twisting and occasional crawling.
  • Occasional lifting up to 50 lbs., occasional heavier lifting.
  • Occasional pushing, pulling and handling of materials.

CAIRE Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.