Due to Valtronic USA's growth and expansion into building more complex medical devices additional quality management is needed to ensure we continue to delivery quality products on time.

Cleveland, OH February 28,  2019 – Valtronic, an Electronic Contract Manufacturer and Development Partner for medical devices, is pleased to announce that we have added a second two quality engineers, Karen Sylvester and Umair Ahmad to our quality team.  The additions are part of a wave of engineering hires in the past year to provide increased support for customers.

Karen will be responsible for supporting program management and Engineering with customer interface, and facilitating or leading non-conforming product investigations, including corrective/preventive actions and product remedial actions.

Previously, Karen was employed with Qure Medical of Twinsburg as a Quality Engineer where she was responsible for the entire CAPA program (evaluations, investigation, and closure), managing non-conforming product program, training, as well as Quality Representative during customer audits. Prior to Qure Medical, Karen was with Pressco Technology of Solon, Swagelok, and Invacare Corporation.  Karen graduated from Case Western Reserve University with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering.

Umair will be responsible for maintaining and improving the Quality process. Ensuring current processes are followed as well as reducing failure and its costs. He will work directly with manufacturing, engineering, suppliers, and customers driving quality improvement through all facets of the Company.

Previously, Umair was employed with Rockwell Automation as a Quality Assurance Engineer   where he was responsible for analyzing the quality information system data to identify trends and problem areas requiring corrective action.  Prior to Philips, Umair was with Philips Healthcare as a System Verification Engineer.   Umair graduated from Cleveland State University with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering.

Both Umair and Karen will report to Don Wallace, Quality Director who stated, “Due to Valtronic’s continued growth and emphasis on the medical device market has developed to a point where an additional level of quality engineers are needed.  Umair and Karen provide significant experience on both the contract manufacturing and OEM side of the business and will be tremendous assets to the team.”

About Valtronic
Valtronic designs, develops and manufactures miniaturized and complex products for medical device partners across the globe.  With facilities in Switzerland, the U.S, and Morocco we offer design and feasibility to industrialization and manufacturing, providing a full range of competences and solutions.

Patricia Klavora
29200 Fountain Parkway
Solon, OH 44139
phone: 440-349-1239 x152
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