Scott Slabaugh

Scott Slabaugh


* Interested in remaining within the medical device industry but focus my engineering talents earlier in the product life cycle while developing my management skills. 

* Engineering experience within the plastics industry involving manufacturing and project management projects while supporting and providing input in Product Development and R&D projects.

* Current experiences are within the medical device industry as a Project Engineer within the Polymer Process Development division focused on plastics processing and process validation strategies for venous access catheter products.

* Strength and experience with Injection Molding, Insert Molding, & Extrusion of various thermoplastics & elastomers.

* Previous experience in Automotive industry on manufacturing and project management projects.


2005 - 2008


2005 - 2006


University of Massachusetts at Lowell
2001 - 2005


Work History

Work History
Jul 2009 - Present

Project Engineer, Polymer Process Development

Teleflex Medical

A project engineering position within the polymer process development division focused in managing global cross-functional teams to achieve technical projects for critical care and vascular access products.Executed many process development activities prior to leading successful process validations.Consulted for product development and research & development teams for polymer process and design for manufacturing.Improved process reliability and quality by remediating process technology and implementing processes globally.Designed and statistically evaluated experiments for root cause analysis to address many quality and customer complaints.Lead design verification plans to evaluate impact of product design changes.

Jul 2007 - Jul 2009


Navilyst Medical

A Manufacturing Engineering position within a medical device company focused on insert molding of fluid management and venous access catheter products. Strategically executed projects that align with the company’s mission and vision, while supporting the needs of manufacturing. Supported and extended the effectiveness of all product development and R&D projects by providing design for manufacturing input. Led and worked in cross functional teams to execute QSR deliverables for product development, continuous improvements, and design changes. Executed DOEs and designed test methods to evaluate and statistically identify root causes. Developed, tested and optimized manufacturing processes for new and existing products. Analyzed and addressed customer complaints through implemented corrective actions.

May 2005 - Aug 2005

Project Management Internship

Delta Engineering Plastics
Plastics Engineering Internship associated with project management within Injection Molding facility.
May 2004 - Aug 2004

Plastics Engineering Internship

Clarion Technologies
Plastics Engineering Internship associated with Injection and Insert Molding of a wide variety of materials. Executed process development of initial mold trials and DOEs.
Jun 2002 - Aug 2003

Plastics Engineering Internship

LDM Technologies
Plastics Engineering Internship associated with product launches & lean manufacturing projects.
Jun 2001 - Aug 2001

Plastics Engineering Internship

Plastipak Packaging
Plastics Engineering Technology Internship involving Extrusion, Injection Molding, and Blow Molding
Jun 2000 - Aug 2000

Mechanical Engineering Internship

Mechanical Engineering Internship within product verification lab performing analysis and quality inspections.