Senior Process Engineer


Senior Process Engineer - Bothell, WA

FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. -- If you are looking for work that matters, you’ll find it at FUJIFILM Sonosite. As the creator of point of care ultrasound, we dedicate every day to the innovation and development of imaging solutions that enable clinicians to provide improved healthcare in leading institutions, underserved populations and communities in crisis around the globe. At FUJIFILM Sonosite, we are in the relentless pursuit of answers that allow our customers to be confident that they are making the best clinical decisions for any patient, anywhere, anytime. Members of the FUJIFILM Sonosite team embody our company values: Go boldly, Stay curious, Passion fuels us, Respect each other, Own it and Act with integrity. Headquartered in Bothell, WA USA, FUJIFILM Sonosite is the proud recipient of numerous prestigious design awards and has in excess of 145 patents. Our point of care ultrasound systems are sold in more than 100 countries.

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The Senior Process Engineer position will be the primary contact for supporting process development of medical ultrasound transducers to ensure all products meet manufacturability, cost, performance, and reliability requirements. Heavy emphasis on hands-on preparation and processing along with technique development for creating transducer acoustic stacks/arrays of various configurations for leading edge acoustic designs. Works day-to-day with technicians to assist in planning, directing, and tracking experimental activities. Ensures accurate tracking and timely reporting of sample status. Performs material characterization for adhesion of critical interfaces using epoxies, primers, etc…for all relevant joining methods. Evaluates stack and materials properties using optical microscopy and other analytical tools.

Essential Job Functions:

Develop and sustain ultrasound transducer manufacturing processes

Debug manufacturing processes and equipment via root cause analysis

Develop and update engineering documents such as process maps, process FMEA, Manufacturing/Quality Instructions, test methods, drawings, and test reports

Collaborate with the Manufacturing and Operations teams to identify capabilities and capacity

Collaborate with the Engineering team for fixturing design and development, tolerancing, and design for manufacturing

Collaborate with tooling design teams (MIM, Stamping, Molding, etc.)

Investigate new tooling, materials, manufacturing processes, and technologies

Help manage the transfer designs from Development into Manufacturing.

Seek continuous improvement in manufacturing of all transducer products using quality system tools (PFMEA, DOE, CAR, etc.)

Understand, set-up, use and interpret design of experiments (DOE) and statistical process control (SPC) data.

Research and qualify new suppliers and vendors


B.S. or M.S in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Materials Science, Biomedical or materials related experience w/ technical degree.

Three to five years’ experience in process development in the manufacturing of devices (preferably medical) requiring a high degree of traceability and documentation.

Experience with manufacturing equipment and processes

Broad background in surface science, materials engineering, and precision assembly techniques desired. Experience with piezo-ceramic and advanced polymers are a plus.

Working knowledge of the following process technologies and associated equipment is a plus: precision machining, dicing, metallization, soldering, PCBA fabrication and epoxy curing

Experience in collecting experimental data and using statistical analysis to make decisions. A good working knowledge using JMP, Minitab or similar programs

Background or experience with transducer and medical ultrasound physics is a plus.

Must be able to effectively communicate both orally and in written reports.

Must be able to work fast-paced small team environment under minimal supervision.


Ability to work independently as well as within a team of professionals.

Ability to plan and execute process and manufacturing tasks within set deadlines.

Ability to effectively manage and prioritize assigned tasks.

Ability to apply innovative thinking to solving problems.

Ability to leverage relationships across other business units and with external sources.

Accuracy and strong attention to detail is essential.

Self-driven and has a passion to learn.

Good aptitude for troubleshooting.

Ability to lift 25lbs with or without accommodations.

Salary and Benefits:

$97,000 - $130,000 depending on experience + variable bonus opportunity


Medical, Dental & Vision

Life & Company paid Disability

Retirement Plan (401k):

4% automatic Company contribution

Fujifilm matches 50 cents for every dollar you contribute, up to 6% of your salary

Paid Time Off:

You can accrue up to three (3) weeks of PTO in your first year of employment

PTO increases based on years of service

Employee Choice Holidays:

Four (4) additional paid days off, based on date of hire in the calendar year

Paid Holidays:

Seven (7) paid holidays per year

If COVID-19 vaccine is mandated by the federal government, or by state or local government, the Company will require that the successful candidate hired for positions covered under relevant government vaccine mandate(s) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, absent being granted an accommodation due to medical or sincerely held religious belief or other legally required exemption. For all positions, the Company encourages vaccination against COVID-19 and may require that the successful candidate hired be willing to test for the COVID-19 virus periodically and wear a face covering indoors absent being granted an accommodation due to medical or sincerely held religious belief or other legally required exemption.

FUJIFILM Sonosite offers a fantastic compensation package, including benefits, and a 401k program. Visit us today to learn more about our exciting technologies and how you can make a difference. To apply and obtain further details regarding key responsibilities and experience requirements, check out our careers page at

FUJIFILM Sonosite is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and / or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at 425-951-1200, or via e-mail at Additionally, the affirmative program/plan is available for review upon formal request by employees and applicants for employment in the Human Resources office during regular office hours.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of FUJIFILM about this requisition. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at FUJIFILM via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of FUJIFILM, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by FUJIFILM for this requisition and a valid agreement with FUJIFILM is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the FUJIFILM agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.



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