Careers

Access Vascular is a rapidly growing company that offers a competitive salary and robust benefits package. If you are interested in one of the positions below, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@accessvascularinc.com.

Open Positions (Scroll Down for Details):

  • Process Development Engineer II

  • Marketing Communications Analyst

  • Production Supervisor

The Process Development Engineer will provide technical leadership in the innovation, design, development and optimization of new and modified manufacturing processes, tooling and equipment for innovative single use medical devices for therapeutic applications. The position offers the unique opportunity to partake in an early stage start-up company with career advancement opportunities. The right individual has process development and manufacturing experience in collaboration with R&D, and is eager to face engineering challenges and participate in ongoing process improvements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Innovate, design, develop, optimize and implement manufacturing processes, procedure, tooling and equipment in support of process flow and value stream mapping improvements for existing products

  • Enhance manufacturing process flow and floor layout to enhance safety, quality and efficiency

  • Ability to support verification and validation exercises to support launch of commercial manufacturing

  • Perform process optimization through DOES and process capability studies

  • Conduct new product design and development as required by new product development teams

  • Establish standard work and standard equipment operating parameters

  • Write manufacturing procedures and perform training of operators

  • Demonstrates team leadership with a hands-on approach

  • Develop and implement automation solutions

  • Troubleshoot equipment problems and develop corrective actions

  • Analyze quality problems and develop solutions and improvements

  • Ensure adequate engineering studies, design verification and process validation are conduct such that well-developed products are introduced into manufacturing

  • Work with Quality Control to resolve supplier quality issues

  • Ability to use innovative technology to move products from R&D to Manufacturing

  • May supervise and direct the daily activities of operators and technicians Oversees, monitors and coordinates team’s daily activities to remove inefficiency from the workflow

  • Responsible for achieving device manufacturing and engineering operational objectives in support of process validation, clinical trial execution, product launch, quality, cost and safety

  • Enforce compliance to all Good Manufacturing Practices and Standard Operating Procedures as defined by the Company’s policies, practices and procedures

Skills and Qualifications:

  • BS in Manufacturing, Mechanical, Industrial or Plastics Engineering

  • 4-6 years experience in an equipment intensive ISO 9000 manufacturing environment, preferably in medical devices

  • 1-2 years of direct supervisory experience is a plus

  • Project management experience is preferred

  • Proficient with SolidWorks, with a demonstrated ability to design fixtures and tooling is a plus

  • Experience with plastics processing (extrusion, injection molding, fiber forming) is preferred

  • Exposure to ISO 13485 standards is a plus

  • Demonstrated ability to stay organized and implement organizational skills into their team members

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills is essential

  • Ability to respond to changing priorities and to multi-task, in a dynamic environment

Physical Demands:

The physical activities described within the job posting are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Process Development Engineer II


Marketing Comms Analyst

Access Vascular is seeking a talented marketing communications analyst to support the company’s external communications and branding. The ideal candidate will have an eye for design, be comfortable working with contractors, and is a skilled communicator.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create and/or work with contractors to create marketing collateral such as brochures, flyers, posters, slides, etc.

  • Create and/or work with contractors to develop corporate branding

  • Prepare and distribute a monthly newsletter

  • Manage inbound communications

  • Design journal articles, whitepapers, and other supporting publications

  • Prepare social media and website content

  • Liaise with media and news organizations

  • Support the company’s conference and event attendance such as preparing and running booths, conducting outreach, and managing relationships with event organizers

  • Conform to the company’s Quality Management System

REquirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 1-3 years of experience preferred

  • Marketing, branding, or communications background or undergraduate major preferred


Production Supervisor

The Production Supervisor, under the direction of the Principal Manufacturing Engineer, is responsible for directing daily manufacturing activities to achieve planned goals and objectives according to GMP’s, SOP’s and established policies, practices, procedures, quality and cost standards; and for continuously improving efficiencies to meet established standards of profitability and quality.  May frequently assist with development of manufacturing processes and provide support to R&D builds leading to design transfer. Based on manufacturing needs, this position may require overtime.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership, direction and oversight to the Production Team to ensure a quality manufactured product.

  • Enforce compliance to all Good Manufacturing Practices and Standard Operating Procedures as defined by the Company’s policies, practices and procedures.

  • Ensure that the production schedule is followed to ensure correct levels of product availability.

  • Oversee and assist in set-ups and start-ups of production equipment on a daily basis.

  • Complete work orders, records and documentation in an accurate, complete and detailed manner

  • Provide training to Operators as needed.

  • Troubleshoot equipment for problems and adjust as needed.

  • Evaluate work environment including facility, equipment, and processes related to safety.  Recommend improvements and, upon approval, implement.

  • Ensure and perform preventive maintenance and general maintenance as required, including housekeeping duties in the environmentally controlled area.

  • Contribute to review of methods, procedures, and processes to determine improvements related to quality and cost to increase efficiencies. Upon approval, make recommendations and implement.

  • Be responsive & flexible to customer demands.

  • Promote safety, quality, and compliance among the team while maintaining Good Manufacturing Practices.

  • Support S&OP (Sales & Operating Plan) requirements.

  • Anticipate changes in requirements.

  • Manage problems/concerns effectively.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma required/Associates Degree a plus

  • 6+ years medical device manufacturing experience, preferably catheters

  • 3+ years Lead/Supervisor experience

  • Experience with extrusion equipment is highly desired