Process Engineer-Paso Robles, CA

Trelleborg is a world leader in engineered polymer solutions for almost every industry on the planet. And we are where we are because our talents brought us here. By specializing in the polymer engineering that makes innovation and application possible, Trelleborg works closely with leading industry brands to accelerate their performance, drive their business forward—and along the way, shape the industry and progress that will benefit humankind in the exciting years ahead.


Paso Robles/CA

Trelleborg Healthcare and Medical is headquartered in Paso Robles in an 110,000 square foot state of the art cleanroom manufacturing facility. We are a premier manufacturer for life-saving medical components, and our company is a very dynamic, forward thinking business. We have been active in our lean manufacturing journey for many years and are advancing towards making our business a showcase of excellence in the medical industry. Visit us at

Trelleborg is an ISO 13485 certified manufacturer of custom silicone components and parts for the medical device industry. Our specialties include silicone extrusion, molding, sheeting and closed cell sponge/foam. 

Trelleborg is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers an excellent benefits package that includes:

  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Generous PTO plan
  • 12 paid holidays

We currently have an opening for a Process Engineer.   In this role, you will be responsible to follow good manufacturing practices (GMP) and principles to develop robust manufacturing processes. This role has a primary role in the engineering of new, modified and/or existing manufacturing operations in a clean-room environment. 

Some of the essential functions include:

  • Analyzes new product specifications and translates these into manufacturing processes to establish production rates, achieve expected quality levels and establish reliability of finished product. 
  • Conducts reviews of new and revised tooling. 
  • Acts as mold design review input champion. 
  • Develops and optimizes process parameters for new tools. 
  • Develops process parameters for secondary operations, including cleaning, cutting and drilling.
  • Conducts data analysis and collaboration with Quality.
  • Identifies Operational Qualification (OQ) process parameters and Performance Qualification (PQ) settings. 
  • Develops and documents standard operating procedures (SOP) and product-specific operating procedures (PSOP). 
  • Trains manufacturing personnel on SOPs and PSOPs. 
  • Performs DOEs, and participates in the development of control plans, Process Maps, and PFMEA documentation. 
  • Organizes internal cross-functional teams and corresponding outside vendors needed to meet project needs. Procures equipment as needed. 
  • Uses standard problem solving tools, e.g., 8D, 5 Whys, Fishbone. 
  • Applies effective inter-departmental communication and escalation. 
  •  Owns tooling and process from a manufacturability standpoint from development to production release. 
  • Partners with Quality department on investigation and corrective action for any failed First Article Inspection or OQ/PQ. 


  • 4 year degree in Industrial, Manufacturing, Plastics or Mechanical Engineering or related discipline
  • 1 year experience in process engineering

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