• 01-Aug-2023 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Elkton, MD, USA
  • 80-120 per year Based on qualifications and experience.
  • Salary
  • Full Time


Micropore Inc. is a specialty materials manufacturer that produces high value life support adsorbents for military and medical applications. The company's CO2 absorbents are on 80% of free world submarines, and all new US Navy SEAL combat diving rebreathers are integrating Micropore Absorbent Technology. The companies medical anesthesia product business is growing rapidly, and Micropore is seeking a product development engineer to support growth in the business, by developing new products, processes and equipment.

Micropore's mission is to develop and manufacture products that make a difference in the lives of our costumers, and our employees are our most valuable asset.

If you are looking to work with a great team in a fast-paced small company producing world-class products, and want to make an immediate impact, please submit your resume.

Position Summary

The Product Development Engineer is responsible to support current development projects, implementation of new products/processes and will be working closely with and reporting to the Head of Engineering.


  • Group Medical Insurance
  • Group Dental Insurance
  • LTD, STD and Life Insurance
  • 401K Retirement Savings Plan
  • Cafeteria 125 Plan
  • AFLAC and Colonial Life - various supplemental insurance coverages
  • 80 Hours Paid Time Off
  • Eight holidays

Areas of Responsibility

  • Product development using 3D CAD product Design software
  • Establish and realize new product objectives
  • Complete tolerance stack up analysis
  • Design and execute DoE for process development and validation
  • Define manufacturing techniques, equipment and process integration
  • Complete design failure modes and effects analysis, and other product performance analysis
  • Apply basic knowledge of materials, standards and testing possibilities
  • Provide and maintain process definitions and work instructions
  • Utilize a basic knowledge of good documentation practices (GDP)
  • Comply with all company safety procedures
  • Apply basic knowledge of injection molding
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by Head of Engineering

Capabilities and Skills

  • Strong technical curiosity
  • Completes tasks in a timely and thorough manner
  • Multi-tasks and prioritizes effectively
  • Takes initiative and ownership for results
  • Documents results
  • Organized and neat
  • Learns quickly
  • Runs effective meetings; prepare, defines objectives, documents path forward
  • Works well with and respects people at all levels in the organization
  • Flexible to change

Physical Requirements

  • Sit at computer workstations 80% of time and stand/walk 20% of time
  • Tolerate noise levels from office, production, and lab equipment
  • Hear telephonic equipment and comfortably communicate by telephone and in person.
  • See details at close range (within a few feet of the observer) as required for business software and operating office and production machines
  • Lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Bend, squat or crouch, crawl, kneel, stoop, stretch and stand while performing tasks to meet job requirements


  • Required
    • Citizen of the United States
    • Bachelor of Science degree or higher in Mechanical, Chemical or Manufacturing Eng
      • Or- Minimum 5 years' experience supporting industrial processes
  • Desired
    • Experience with polymer processing, including extrusion
    • Part and equipment design experience
      • Pro E/Creo preferred
    • Experience with Lean and Six-Sigma techniques
    • Experience operating under ISO 9001:2018 Quality Management System
    • Experience operating under ISO 13485:2016 Quality Management System

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