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Category : Quality Engineer - Medical Device
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7123
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Supplier Quality Engineer to be responsible for the Supplier Chain Quality Engineering activities for implantable components (raw material, parts, sub-assemblies and assemblies) and contract manufactured product related to New Product Introduction (NPI) Medical Devices. This includes supplier evaluation and selection, supplier process development, demonstrating capability and stability of supplier processes, qualification of supplier product, and readiness for production in a high-volume manufacturing or contract manufacturing facility. 

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide Supplier Quality Engineering support to product development programs responsible for new medical device products:

  • Provide input to and align activities to development project schedule 
  • Provide technical expertise during supplier evaluation and selection 
  • Lead efforts to prepare external component supplier's product from development through production release; Determine the required supplier process development/validation and qualification activities and partner with Supply Chain to communicate requirements to the suppliers,  Ensure documentation is completed per quality system procedures for supplier process development/validation and product qualification, Establish controls (process, product, inspection) at the supplier based on risk input, Provide status updates as required per assigned projects 
  • Apply QSR 21CFR Part 820 (Medical Devices) to everyday application of Supplier Quality Engineering activities. 
  • Define, establish and implement supplier quality assurance processes for medical device product. 
  • Participate in internal and supplier audits. 
  • Travel as required to support assigned projects or other application work requirements. Typically 25%. 

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field of science 
  • 5+ years of experience in quality, manufacturing, or other related engineering field 
  • Understanding of quality principles, procedures, methodologies, and basic statistics 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in an engineering support role in a manufacturing factory environment of metal forming, plastic forming/extrusion, chemical processing, foundry or wire coating 
  • Experience with Finished Device Kit Manufacturers including Final Pack and ETO Sterilization 
  • Experience with Test Method Validation (Measurement Systems Analysis, Gage R&R, correlation and uncertainties) including gage and fixture design 
  • American Society for Quality Certified Quality Engineer and/or Certified Quality Auditor 
  • Experience with data analysis software applications such as MiniTab or equivalent 
  • Experience in program or project leadership and the associated communication, presentation, team facilitation, and influence management skills. 
  • Knowledge, understanding and implementation experience with medical device quality systems, manufacturing operations, supplier quality, and regulatory requirements 
  • Demonstrated high proficiency with word-processor, spreadsheet, and database software 


Posted: October 19, 2017, 12:49 pm
Category : Manager
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7121
Region : Twin Cities

 

Seeking a Program Manager to be responsible for the overall operations aspects including value stream selection, planning, execution and successful implementation of activities in the development and introduction of new products.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead cross functional teams including Design, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Off-shore facilities and Quality functions through the product development process to ensure successful completion of development projects and business goals.
  • Responsibility for all Operations activities and deliverables in product development planning and execution.
  • Responsible for developing, communicating, and documenting project strategies and plans including operations budget and detailed schedule creation and maintenance
  • Overall value stream development and process responsibility from technology through market release.
  • Champion and document the Voice of Operations.
  • Responsible to drive the Design Transfer activities
  • Ensure the quality policy/system is planned, understood, implemented and maintained.
  • Manages one or more developed or mature programs with well-defined program plans and delivery methodologies
  • Ensure Operations aspects of Quality System Compliance, Design History File, and Regulatory Submissions documentation
  • Coordinate Development builds
  • Lead the manufacturing and supply chain schedule risk burn down
  • Ensure alignment between operations and core team
  • Champion manufacturing strategy and sourcing strategy for program
  • Lead decision making for facility locations, make-buy decisions, business continuity.
  • Define and meet operations objectives: Labor, Burden, Material, Cycle Time, Capacity, First Run Yield, Cum Yield, Process Ppk, etc.
  • Ensure Design for Reliability and Manufacturing (DRM) is consistently and rigorously applied
  • Facilitate launch build planning, capacity planning and execution and Commercialization Readiness activities
  • Indirect People Management & Development
  • Actively coach and mentor extended operations team

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Engineering and 5+ years of relevant experience in the in one or more of the following functional areas, including product development, manufacturing, operations
  • Master's degree and 3+ years or relevant experience in one or more of the following functional areas, including product development, manufacturing, and operations

 

DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Proven Program Management Experience leading cross functional teams in the commercialization of new products.
  • Highly developed skill set in project leadership practices including ability to balance risk, effectively influence diverse teams, and ownership of responsibility for outcomes.
  • Excellent downward, lateral, and upward communication skills.
  • Experience in Medical devices commercialization activities.
  • Strong financial planning and analysis skills.
  • Ability to motivate and lead diverse group of individuals
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Negotiations and Business development skills
  • DRM or Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt
  • Self-Driven and results oriented

 



Posted: October 18, 2017, 8:38 am
Category : Software Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7120
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Software Reliability Engineer to be responsible for providing key technical expertise and quality leadership for non-implantable medical software systems, helping us to ensure they exceed the requirements and expectations of patients, clinicians, regulators and the business. This position spans the full range of the product life cycle from development and market release to sustaining our software products following market launch. The primary focus of this position will be on leading and facilitating the Quality and Reliability activities while collaborating with the product design and development teams. But will also play a critical role in defining and expanding software reliability expertise within the company

RESPONSIBILITIES

This position’s main responsibility is the quality of company products which support the monitoring and follow up of patients with implanted cardiac devices.

  • Understand the importance of product performance, functions, and product use environments to appropriately and strategically apply technical knowledge, reliability tools and reliability methodologies to drive reliability improvements
  • Define the approach and methods to prove and demonstrate reliability from the beginning, including the identification and proper collection of performance objectives, design requirements, measures and metrics
  • P roactively design in reliability and perform analysis against features, requirements, architecture, interfaces, and designs, through the appropriate application of reliability engineering techniques
  • Work collaboratively with Design Engineering, Development, Test Engineering, Regulatory Affairs, and other cross-functional partners

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Reliability Engineering, Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent field
  • 7 years’ relevant experience with a Bachelor’s or 5 years’ relevant experience with a Master’s degree
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills, including application of structured problem solving methods and tools
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to clearly and concisely summarize complex technical concepts and problems
  • Strong collaboration and influence skills
  • Fluent in English (both oral and written)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Advanced degree in engineering, science, or equivalent field
  • Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE), Certified Software Quality Engineers (CSQE) or equivalent certification
  • Experience in software fault tolerant design, fault prevention techniques, design for testability methods, software FMEA and FTA
  • Experience with Software Reliability Engineering models including growth models
  • Experience in the design, maintenance, or continuation engineering of released software or software systems, including mobile applications
  • Experience with automated and/or manual software tests
  • Experience with Agile or behavior-based development
  • Experience with C, C++, C#, Java, Perl, Python
  • Experience working with Unix/Linux, system libraries, files systems, client-server protocols
  • Experience with network theory (TCP/IP, UDP, ICMP), MAC Addresses, IP packets, DNS, OSI layers, load balancing
  • Experience in medical devices or other regulated industry
  • Experience working with IEC 62304
  • Knowledge of Design for Six Sigma (DFSS), Design for Lean Sigma (DFLS), Design for Reliability and Manufacturability (DRM), or other robust design practices


Posted: October 17, 2017, 12:04 pm
Category : Quality/Regulatory
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7119
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Regulatory Specialist to be responsible for assisting with Quality System support by assisting in management of CAPAs, RMAs, Management Review, audits, regulatory submissions and aiding in monitoring the effectiveness of the quality system.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • FDA, NB, Third Party audit coordination and support
  • Internal auditor
  • Quality reporting and management review prep
  • Medical CAPA, CCAR, RMA assistance, notifications, and trending
  • Quality System Trending support
  • Post market Surveillance support
  • MDR vigilance reporting support
  • Establishment registration
  • Product listing 
  • Labeling support
  • Regulatory submission support
  • Front room scribe (for FDA)
  • Standards upkeep and yearly revision audit
  • Adhere to stated policies and procedures relating to health and safety, and quality management i.e. ISO and Corporate.
  • Other duties as assigned by manager

 

Position Qualifications:

  • 2-year degree preferred
  • 1-3 years' experience in Medical Industry
  • Must be US person or PRC holder due to access to products and technology controlled under the ITAR & EAR.
  • This individual must be self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook and a clear focus on quality.
  • Comfortable in dealing with employees at all levels. Good communicator and customer friendly.
  • Must be proficient in use of MS Office Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint.
  • Good communication and computer skills, including data analysis and report writing skills
  • Basic computer skills – Keyboarding, Word, data entry.


Posted: October 17, 2017, 8:40 am
Category : Technician - R&D
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7118
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Dialysis R&D Test Technician to provide engineering test support for the development of hemodialysis machine.

Duties of Position:

  • Independently set up test equipment and efficiently execute manual and automated tests.
  • Accurately and thoroughly document test results to meet quality system requirements.
  • Ensure appropriate calibration and maintenance of test equipment.
  • Organize and maintain lab stocks of consumable supplies in the work area.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area.
  • Follow established environmental, health, and safety procedures.
  • Perform data analysis and summary using Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • In consultation with others, prepare test protocols and test reports.
  • Follow applicable quality system procedures governing development of a medical device.

Position Requirements:

  • Associate degree in a technical field such as electronics, mechanical technology, chemical technology.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in engineering test supporting new product development
  • Ability to maintain focus and attention to detail in setting up, executing and documenting mechanical tests.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel to perform data entry, modest data analysis such as basic graphs and summary statistics, and ability to format data as requested for export to other programs.
  • Proficient with standard test and measurement equipment, such as multi-meters and oscilloscopes, thermocouples and RTDs, pressure transducers, flow meters, conductivity cells, pH sensors, weight scales, and calipers.
  • Basic chemistry lab skills to measure ingredients, prepare solutions, and perform simple test measurements such as pH and conductivity.
  • Ability to work with hand and power tools, including operation of drills, power saws and mills to perform minor fabrication and modifications.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word to prepare and document test protocols and test reports.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft PowerPoint to create simple diagrams, figures, and schematics to document work performed.


Posted: October 16, 2017, 11:56 am
Category : Technician - R&D
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7117
Region : Twin Cities

We're looking for a Dialysis R&D Test Technician to provide Engineering test and equipment support for development of hemodialysis-related systems.

Job Description:

  • Assemble, test, debug and trouble shoot electro-mechanical test equipment. Interface instruments and actuators to prototypes and test .
  • systemsIndependently set up test equipment and efficiently execute manual and automated tests.
  • Ensure appropriate calibration and maintenance of test equipment.
  • Organize and maintain lab stocks of consumable supplies in the work area.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area.
  • Follow established environmental, health, and safety procedures.
  • Perform data analysis and summary using Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Accurately and thoroughly document test results to meet quality system requirements.
  • Follow applicable quality system procedures governing development of a medical device.

Job Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in a technical field such as electronics, mechanical technology, or software programming.
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in engineering test supporting new product development
  • Ability to fabricate circuits, and interface instruments and acutators to sofware controls.
  • Familiarity with embedded systems and software. Familiarity with LabVIEW.
  • Proficient with standard test and measurement equipment, such as multi-meters and oscilloscopes, thermocouples and RTDs, pressure transducers, flow meters, conductivity cells, pH sensors, weight scales, and calipers.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word to prepare and document test protocols and test reports.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft PowerPoint to create simple diagrams, figures, and schematics to document work performed.


Posted: October 16, 2017, 11:47 am
Category : Quality Manager
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7115
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking an experienced Regulatory Manager to ensure company medical device products are certified and compliant.

Job Duties:

  • Manages the Regulatory Affairs function
  • Develops global regulatory strategies
  • Ensure compliance to 231 CFR 820, ISO 13485, MDD/MDR, MDSAP, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments. Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.
  • Provides Regulatory leadership to development teams, e.g., global regulatory strategies and cross functional alignment with issues of possible Regulatory ramifications and mentoring junior regulatory staff.
  • Acts as a liaison with Quality, R&D, Legal, and Operations.
  • Provides technical guidance and training to staff
  • Responsible for submission preparation and development of labeling, marketing or promotional materials, training on departmental policies and procedures, new FDA guidance documents, and FDA warning letters, competitor updates.
  • Prepares submissions for device design changes and /or manufacturing changes.
  • Reviews product and manufacturing changes for compliance with applicable regulations (Change Control).
  • Reviews protocols and reports to support regulatory compliance and submissions.
  • Reviews device labeling and advertising materials for compliance with applicable regulations.
  • Builds partnerships and mutual respect with regulatory authorities (e.g., FDA, Notified Body).

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (BS, BA) (technical discipline preferred) with at least 8 years’ Medical device and 5 regulatory experience.
  • Strong leadership skills, including the ability to set goals and provide positive and constructive feedback respectfully to build positive relationships and improve business results.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team in a fast-paced changing environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.
  • Ability to travel approximately 10%, including international


Posted: October 11, 2017, 7:53 am
Category : Technicians
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7116
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Software Technician in the Systems Validation/Assurance department to directly contribute to the development of company products by assisting in the characterization, verification, and validation of the overall product system. The technician will work hands-on with system components including implantable cardiac devices, leads, application physician software, accessory instruments and computer systems to ensure that the system conforms to defined user needs and intended uses. The technician will be involved in a wide variety of projects in a fast paced environment and will be required to gain and utilize an extensive knowledge base on company products and their usage. This Technician is expected to be familiar with mobile app testing and use of mobile devices. Experience with automated testing in the mobile testing space is a plus.



Posted: October 11, 2017, 7:44 am
Category : Systems Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7114
Region : Twin Cities

Looking for a System Validation Engineer to support product development efforts as a key member of program teams by leading system-level validation activities to ensure that company products perform as designed and conform to user needs and intended uses.

Job Duties:

  • Reviews and analyzes design input requirements from a testability standpoint.
  • Performs technical planning and performance evaluation studies, conducts technology assessment activities, and analyzes system integration issues.
  • Evaluates prototypes formally and informally through structured and ad hoc testing. Test aspects of new projects or algorithms to evaluate prototypes and validate output to meet intended use requirements.
  • Develops system validation plans and test protocols. Develops detailed test procedures for system level testing and sub-system verification. Conducts and documents those tests.
  • Experience with Design Verification Test Method documentation and Test Method Validation
  • Ability to apply statistical analysis as related to sample sizes to be used for design validation
  • Support system integration and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Work closely with partners to ensure adequate coverage between system integration, system verification, and system validation efforts.
  • Evaluates, recommends, learns, trains about new validation and test tracing tools.
  • Identify, propose, and assist in the implementation of process improvement initiatives. Identify organization strengths and weaknesses related to system testing and help create strategy for improvement.
  • Identifies and resolves issues, escalating as appropriate.
  • Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments. Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.
  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned.
  • Lead and provide work direction to technicians executing test activities. Ensure the test team understands the testing to be performed and correctly executes these activities in a timely manner.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, a related engineering field, or equivalent, including relevant coursework and/or work experience in product development.
  • Minimum of 6 years of relevant, progressively more responsible work experience in medical product development and/or a graduate degree with relevant project experience.
  • Training and experience in verification and validation processes, methods, and tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply an expert understanding of clinical application to issues in order to bring tasks to resolution within assigned projects.
  • Experience managing and mentoring other engineers
  • Medical device industry experience preferred.
  • Advanced credential in a relevant discipline/concentration, including Biomedical Engineering, preferred.
  • Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred.
  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.
  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.
  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.
  • Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.
  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.
  • Ability to travel approximately 5%, including internationally.
  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.


Posted: October 11, 2017, 7:35 am
Category : Mechanical Designer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7113
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer Contractor will provide technical and design engineering support for released Implantable Drug Delivery Systems used for movement disorders and pain therapies.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate in design updates to existing products and development of new implantable medical devices, with responsibility for major subsystems, including: Implantable enclosures, Electrical interconnections and packaging, Drug pumping mechanisms, Implantable drug reservoirs, Catheters and Accessories
  • Work with Systems Engineers and other stakeholders in the generation and update of measurable and verifiable product specifications
  • Work with manufacturing, materials engineering, electrical engineering, and other functions to optimize designs for performance, reliability, and manufacturability.
  • Determine design objectives and work in cross-functional development teams. This position requires contact with customers and other functional areas i.e. business development, clinical, marketing, regulatory, manufacturing and suppliers.
  • Work under minimal supervision, provide work direction to designers and technicians, and clearly communicate their roles and tasks.
  • Contribute to or lead the completion of project milestones.
  • Perform detailed design analysis on critical design elements. Participate, support or potentially lead corrective action teams to resolve quality issues.
  • Ensure personal understanding of all quality policy/system items that are applicable. Follow all work/quality procedures to ensure quality system compliance and high quality work.
  • Act as a liaison with external suppliers to ensure continuity of product supply by resolving supply and quality issues.
  • Key skills for being successful are: the ability to multi-task, work effectively cross functionally, drive projects to closure within specified timelines and flexibility on project assignments.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) or Biomedical Engineering with a mechanical emphasis and 5-10 or more years of relevant job related engineering experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Medical Device experience
  • Experience in design or testing of implantable medical products
  • Experience with design and analysis tools (Pro-E, FEA, MathCad, CFD)
  • Knowledge of “Design For Lean Sigma” (DFLS) – e.g. VOC, Transfer Functions, etc.
  • DFLS or DFSS Green or Black Belt certification
  • Knowledge of anatomy/physiology
  • Experience interfacing with physician customers and therapy consultants


Posted: October 9, 2017, 11:18 am
Category : Quality Engineer - Medical Device
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7111
Region : Twin Cities

Looking for a Supplier Quality Engineer to act as the point of contact for all strategic issues relating to supplier and/or contract manufacturer performance and improvement activities. While partnering with suppliers/contract manufacturers and external customers, maintain necessary controls and drive improvements relating to component/device quality in conjunction within the suppliers' quality systems.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Lead or participate in the audit/assessment of current or future suppliers/contract manufacturers ensuring they are compliant with associated Company policies and GMP/ISO requirements.
  • Work with suppliers/contract manufacturers to drive systematic approaches to medical device quality issues.
  • Facilitate supplier improvement/corrective action through the following activities: Work with the supplier/contract manufacturer base to drive corrective/preventative action based on feedback from incoming inspection, supplier/contract manufacture internal quality metrics and customer complaints.Lead and work with production areas to implement quality-based improvements to current products and manufacturing processes. Coordinate and monitor change control process (including review and approval) to ensure performance, compliance and regulatory requirements are met and properly documented. Review/prepare test plans and reports (qualification, validation) for change and improvement activities (transfers, supplier certifications, material/sub-supplier changes and supplier performed special processes). Provide technical assistance to suppliers/other resources performing qualification/validation testing. Ensure the resolution of all issues raised during testing/qualification.
  • Develops and implements systems and processes for supplier/contract manufacturer management that are in compliance with corporate policies, FDA's QSRs, ISO 9001, IVDD, AIMDD, CMDCAS, CMDR, ISO 13485, MDD/EN46001 and other quality requirements, regulations and guidelines.
  • Supports Corporate and external (FDA, TuV, KEMA, PMDA etc.) quality and compliance audits of the supplier/contract manufacturer quality system.
  • Provide input into the design, reliability, and manufacturability of new products/devices to Company R&D based on process capability of supplier/contract manufacturer.
  • Provide statistical support by the creation of supplier related metrics for the purposes of tracking vendor performance and identifying opportunities for supply chain improvements.
  • Support sustaining engineering projects that may involve manufacturing transfers, label/IFU updates, sub-supplier qualification and design qualification (released to production).
  • Oversee changes to processes/products currently in production to aid in the correction of process, design or material problems (as well as changes associated with sub-supplier and material changes). Lead quality process improvements and streamlining activities.
  • As appropriate, institute appropriate root cause corrective actions relating to customer complaints and production defects and monitors for desired results.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS/BA degree, preferably in engineering or science
  • 3-5 years related engineering experience, with experience in Quality
  • Project Management experience
  • Use and understanding of Statistical Tools
  • Oral and Written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team/partnership environment
  • Computer Skills (Microsoft- Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint)
  • Manufacturing Experience: including assembly, machining and molding (dip/injection)

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:

  • Quality System Lead Auditor experience (ISO 13485)
  • 3+ years' experience in the medical industry or related field, with emphasis in Quality
  • Project Management experience
  • 2+ years Manufacturing experience in multiple areas, including assembly, machining and molding (dip/injection)
  • MS degree in science or engineering


Posted: October 3, 2017, 8:07 am
Category : Industrial Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7110
Region : Twin Cities

Looking for a Senior Industrial Controls Engineer to design, deliver, and support equipment solutions for a wide range of innovative medical electronics-based products and process control equipment. This candidate will be responsible for the development and release of equipment solutions supporting the release of new product manufacturing lines. This engineer would also be involved in determining if existing equipment is adequate to support production manufacturing requirements for new products. This position would be responsible for designing and implementing both the software and the hardware portion of the equipment solution. This development is accomplished by interfacing with manufacturing and process development engineers to create a compliant solution for production equipment release and support. The equipment solution development includes integration of software and hardware and will include debugging while interfacing to the equipment; perform R&R (repeatability & reproducibility) analyses; qualification and validation documentation, and support for system releases. Utilizes software languages and environments including PLC Ladder Logic, LabVIEW, and/or structured text for the development and writing of code. Troubleshoots software and hardware problems using root cause analysis and provides technical solutions for equipment-related problems and provides yield improvement solutions.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Developing software applications using Automated Equipment to manufacture or test electronic components utilizing software languages and environments preferably in PLC Ladder Logic, LabVIEW, and/or structured text to perform application software development and electronics design
  • Designing, developing, and debugging dedicated hardware and software, performing verification and validation activities, performing Measurement Systems Analysis (Gage R&R studies); all in support of equipment solution release for production manufacturing of electronic medical device components
  • Deployment and qualification and of equipment. Ensures appropriate documentation is maintained and completed for all technology programs transferred to product line specific areas
  • Design and qualify new custom tooling/equipment (IQ/OQ/PQ, Support)
  • Troubleshooting yield and performance issues to root cause using statistics-based analyses and providing related technical solutions
  • Following software application development procedures and demonstrate compliance through technical documentation generation
  • Active and key participant in the evaluation and strategic planning for new: technology, products and materials and their impact on the business. Performs research and evaluates new ideas & technologies
  • Responsible for department budget as related to Annual Operating Plan targets.
  • Develops electromechanical technical solutions to complex problems that require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity
  • Lead and foster a culture of driving toward high quality designs, collaboration, and innovation
  • Mentors and serves as a both a people and technical leader
  • Work is performed with minimal direction
  • All activities must be performed in compliance with the Quality System.
  • Performs duties in compliance with environmental, health and safety related site rules, policies or governmental regulations

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Bachelors in Electrical Engineering, Controls Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Computer Engineering or related Engineering discipline
  • 5+ years of experience in Engineering Design and Development with Bachelors OR 3+ years of experience in Engineering Design and Development with an Advanced degree

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

  • LabVIEW application development experience
  • Familiar with PLC Ladder Logic, Structured text, Industrial Controls Software, HMI
  • 3+ years of experience working in a medical or other regulated industry
  • Strong communication, manufacturing process, product industrialization and leadership skills
  • Solid design, troubleshooting and presentation skills


Posted: October 2, 2017, 12:33 pm
Category : Software Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7109
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Senior Software Engineer ( Sr. Analytics Report Developer) to work with a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary team to apply analytic methods to develop critical clinical data into information, knowledge and sound business intelligence. The role is responsible to ensure the information is easily available to internal and external users via dashboards, alerts, and reports. The role works closely with internal departments to determine business requirements, priorities, key performance indicators, and to participate in the development of a supporting BI and data warehouse strategy. This senior level role must apply healthcare and business acumen to look beyond the obvious diving deeper into the source, definition, and roots of data elements in order to create meaningful information and formats for business partners.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Consulting with key internal stakeholders to determine how best to develop reporting to support business objectives
  • Participating in work-stream planning process including inception, technical design, development, testing and delivery of BI solutions
  • Working with internal and external stakeholders and IT partners to develop and analyze business intelligence needs
  • Providing input to business requirements and determining optimum BI solutions to meet needs Designing organization-wide views and custom reports
  • May perform analysis for a wide range of requests using data in different formats and from various platforms
  • Researching business problems and creating models that help analyze these business problems
  • Providing input to standards, policies and procedures for the form, structure, and attributes of the BI tools and systems
  • Training users to transform data into action-oriented information and to use that information correctly
  • Providing support for existing reporting needs including analyzing data or system errors, answering user questions and modification requests
  • Constructing, merging, and manipulating large electronic datasets using SAS and SQL
  • Managing projects related to a wide variety of business settings and clinical need; meet project deliverables and timelines
  • Presenting reports of BI report deliverables formulating recommendations for communication to non-analytic audiences

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in an analytical field such as data science, computer science, mathematics, statistics, information systems or business management
  • 4-7 years of experience working with electronic healthcare data report development

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to create efficient and professional parameterized reports that include tables, matrixes, charts, and sub reports using key indicators.
  • Knowledge of creating drill-down and dashboard reports
  • Analytical capabilities, creative problem solving, and resourcefulness
  • Fast learner, able to work in complex fast paced environment while detail oriented, deadline driven, results-oriented. Must be able to effectively prioritize competing demands with minimal supervision.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to interact with internal customers including management and development staff, including the ability to explain technology solutions in business terms and translate business requirements into technical specifications and report design
  • Development/support of MS SQL server code including complex optimized SQL queries, stored procedures, views, and functions with an understanding of performance factors such as indexes, T-SQL techniques, execution plans and statistics
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft SQL Server, SSAS, SSRS (2008 R2 or higher), SSIS, Power Pivot, Power BI preferred


Posted: October 2, 2017, 6:36 am
Category : QA Validation
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7107
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Quality Engineer / Validation Master Plan Analyst to perform assigned duties under the guidance of the Site Validation Master Plan Program Owner. Primary duties include:

  • Participate in the creation/ maintenance of SVMP inventories.
  • Review the Site Validation Master Plan inventories with corresponding owner.
  • Monitor the Site Validation Master Plan Activities to assure that they are completed on time; inform in advance when conflicting issues appear that could impact the proposed completion date.
  • Create and publish reports about the status of the Validation Master Plan activities.
  • Compile and report on established validation metrics.
  • Perform Validation Periodic Assessments to determine the maintenance of the validated state.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 4-year Engineering or Science degree preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in Validation areas (Medical Device or other regulated Industry)
  • Strong organization skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent Verbal and written communication skills


Posted: September 28, 2017, 9:43 am
Category : Quality Engineer - Medical Device
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7106
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Project/Quality Engineer who will be primarily responsible for supporting qualification and validation efforts for inspection equipment, creating statistical rationale for developing inspection sampling plans and harmonizing site level procedures to business or corporate mandates. Other responsibilities include supporting manufacturing quality functions and their processes, ensuring documentation and process compliance, and supporting other quality improvement activities.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead test method validation for complex inspection systems, such as Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM) and Optical Gaging Products (OGP).
  • Prepare and review test method validation test plans and Reports for assigned projects, including test equipment.
  • Complete software and test script validations for built in equipment software.
  • Execute testing and/or provide technical support for technicians performing the testing. Assure the resolution of all issues raised by the testing.
  • Perform statistical data analysis (t-test, sample size determination, Gage R&R, ANOVA etc.) using Minitab.
  • Interpret validation results and prepare test reports summarizing results.
  • Revamp and improve custom test scripts on the CMM.
  • Implement Statistical Process Control to monitor and trend large sets of manufacturing data.
  • Conduct experiments of moderate complexity to solve process and product problems by developing responses, identifying and testing dynamics, protocol development, conducting or supervising tests, reducing data, performing statistical analysis using statistical tools, drawing conclusions and documenting results. For complex data acquisition and data reduction, sets up complex worksheets (macro or formula based) and test functionality.
  • Provide quality system guidance to ensure compliance to SOPs, internal requirements, and appropriate external regulatory standards.
  • Without much supervision, able to quickly learn and understand SOP requirements, document management systems like Agile and Documentum.
  • Able to lead a team, provide direction on project deliverables.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • 2+ years Quality engineering or technical experience
  • Expertise in statistical analysis and software (Minitab)
  • Previous experience with validation/qualification activity, including software
  • Project management experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering
  • Experience in problem solving techniques and engineering statistical tools and methodologies. ASQ Certified Excellent oral and technical writing skills.
  • Self-starter and has the ability to work well with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Computer Skills (Microsoft- Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint).


Posted: September 28, 2017, 9:34 am
Category : Manufacturing Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7105
Region : Wisconsin

Seeking a Senior Manufacturing Engineer for the following duties:

  • Implement technical solutions to meet customer and company cost, quality, and delivery expectations
  • Develop creative and innovative approaches to new assembly processes
  • Evaluates manufacturing processes by applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors and or customers; soliciting observations from operators.
  • Develops manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors and customers.
  • Designing new equipment and processes for the introduction of new products or for the improvement of existing ones; conferring with equipment vendors and customers.
  • Demonstrate effective problem-solving techniques, using creative, critical thinking, and collaborative methods
  • Provide written protocols, reports, and engineering documentation as necessary
  • Manage equipment installation PMC facility including SAT, Process Development & IQ/OQ/PQ.
  • Create documentation for production operators, maintenance technicians, and calibration departments to be able to operate and maintain equipment.


Posted: September 27, 2017, 1:07 pm
Category : Software Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7103
Region : Twin Cities

 

 

Seeking a Jr Level Software Quality Engineer with spreadsheet validation experience to review Company spreadsheets and procedures, write the plans and reports, and log all of the validation efforts into company system. This candidate will lead the validation effort in legacy spreadsheets that are used to make quality decisions based on measurement results. They will document the functionality of the spreadsheet; the calculation used; and provide evidence that the calibration specification is met.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Engineering Bachelor's Degree with at least 1 year related professional experience.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must have experience in a quality management system.
  • Must have solid written communication skills
  • Proficient using MS Office software, excel, word, power point.
  • Experience in reviewing manufacturing specifications
  • Experience in validation documentation
  • Experience in revision control software
  • Experience in software test automation
  • Experience in review calibration procedures


Posted: September 26, 2017, 1:17 pm
Category : Electrical Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7102
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking an Electrical Engineer who is an expert in PWB and layout with a strong working knowledge of industry standard mechanical and electrical design rules.

Required Skills:

  • PWB layout with emphasis on electrical performance optimization
  • IC package layout with emphasis on electrical performance optimization
  • Expert working knowledge of layout tools from Cadence
  • Familiar with industry best practice design rules for mechanical
  • Experience in leading and participating in technical review of performance of an electronic device
  • Experience in operating in a regulated industry
  • Experience in managing, scheduling, tracking work of a small team of electrical technicians
  • Good written and verbal communication skills

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with signal integrity tools from Cadence, Ansys, Q3D, HFSS, Mentor


Posted: September 26, 2017, 11:42 am
Category : Hardware Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7101
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking an Embedded Hardware Engineer to design and develop verification environments, test benches, tools, and methodologies used to evaluate a medical device based on an embedded architecture. This job requires the development and operation of tools in a UNIX/LINUX operating system. This job requires knowledge of embedded device verification, which requires formal documentation, technical reviews, and demonstrating compliance to regulations. This job requires knowledge of an embedded device consisting of a microprocessor and embedded firmware.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop verification environments, tools, capabilities and methodologies that increase the productivity and effectiveness of the design teams. Familiar with application of verification methodologies like directed test, assertions, constrained random, UVM/OVM. Familiar with the use of scripting like Perl, Python, Makefiles used to package tool flows. Use of a high level object oriented software language such as SystemC, C, C++, SystemVerilog in the development of verification environments.
  • Work with device architects, chips architects, digital designers, analog designers, and firmware designers to integrate a device model in simulation (i.e. SystemC, RTL, Verilog, C) or hardware (i.e. breadboard, FPGAs) into an evaluation environment.
  • Use debug tools to identify issues and support root cause analysis.
  • Team with engineering development teams to achieve program goals; willingness to adapt and take on a variety of tasks as projects evolve. Contributes to the open exchange of information and ideas; actively listens to others.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • 7 years related experience
  • Experience in RTL design and verification
  • High-level programming experience such as C++
  • Familiar with circuit design and circuit simulation tools

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Familiar with Hardware Assisted Verification using HW emulation, RTL acceleration


Posted: September 26, 2017, 7:19 am
Category : Electrical Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7100
Region : Twin Cities

Excellent opportunity for Controls Automation Engineer to support design and programming of manufacturing / test equipment used in the development and production of medical device products. Requires BS degree (EE, CS) and experience in design and programming of complex industrial machine control systems. This includes PLC / HMI programming, control panel / hardware design, and system troubleshooting and start-up. Prefer 0-3+ years of experience in automated system design, and will consider junior level candidates with control system training and some hands on automation experience. Prefer experience with Allen Bradley/Rockwell Automation PLC and HMI, robotics, motion control, vision systems (Cognex) programming, and system validation and start-up. Prefer experience with SAP and Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES). Experience working within an FDA (or similar) regulated validation and documentation process preferred, and experience with Visual Basic / .NET programming and SQL database development is a plus.



Posted: September 25, 2017, 8:16 am
Category : Electrical Engineer
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7099
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Senior Firmware/Hardware Engineer to be responsible for leading the FPGA firmware and hardware design activities including conceptualization, development, and design for manufacturability, validation and transition to manufacturing.

 

POSITION RESPONISIBILITIES:

  • Lead research, design and development of FPGA, firmware, and hardware to create new printing and marking products
  • Research design options and perform tests or experiments to determine potential design feasibility
  • Generate CAD tool based design schematics.
  • Provide thorough simulation of all designs
  • Responsible for the oversight of the required board layout activities
  • Utilize strong debug skills to effectively resolve board level and system level problems
  • Identify the suite of tests required to validate each new design at the board and system levels
  • Must be able to work effectively as a member within development teams
  • Assist in the creation of Product Requirements, Design Specifications, and Validation Test Requirements documents
  • Deliver technical conceptualization efforts and vision for future product development
  • Provide part obsolescence design activities as required
  • Ability to provide professional customer service as occasionally needed
  • Willingness to travel to customer sites or product shows infrequently

 

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum of 10 years related experience
  • Technical expertise in FPGA, firmware, and digital hardware development
  • Excellent Verilog design skills
  • Proficient with modeling and simulation tools
  • Schematic capture experience and familiarity with related board design requirements
  • Experienced with the entire design process from concept through debug and development to commercialization
  • Capable of debugging the FPGA  and hardware system using standard lab equipment
  • Ability to effectively debug system level problems with other engineers and developers
  • Can work effectively in cross functional teams
  • Ability to mentor other engineers or developers  as needed
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and manage time effectively
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

 

Preferred Requirements:

  • Altera FPGA experience
  • System Verilog experience
  • Printer technology experience


Posted: September 25, 2017, 8:13 am
Category : Project Manager
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7097
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Program/Project Manager to be responsible for representing the Project Management Office (PMO) serving as Program/Project Manager in the execution of medical device projects. You will build cross functional project schedules from first principles. You will be leading project management activities (e.g. project planning, tracking, risk management, communications) within global New Product Development (NPD) projects, lead continuous improvement projects to drive better execution of NPD projects and lead & drive projects/sub-projects as necessary. You will directly influence project strategy and cross functional project teams and stakeholders to ensure project milestones are achieved. You will contribute occasionally as leader of crisis teams chartered with getting projects back on track. You will support the overall project management infrastructure (metrics, reporting, administration, business reviews etc.). You will manage changing priorities on projects through effective schedule management and deployment of PM methodologies. You will keep other teams abreast of organizational capacity constraints and portfolio risks. You will operate as a role model by striving for continuous improvement and being an agent of change.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with 7+ years of experience OR Advanced degree with 5+ years of experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • 5+years’ experience working in Project Management environment. You are a dynamic team player and leader and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams. You are experienced with MS project, MS Office and good team skills with a high level of enthusiasm and motivation. Good communication, organizational, presentation and leadership skills are desirable. You are a good communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking.


Posted: September 21, 2017, 2:12 pm
Category : Technician - General
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7095
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking an Automation – Robotic Service Technician to perform successful start-ups and training of company automated bag filling, bagging and bag closing equipment. Also Perform start up service of equipment related to electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic parts. Apply knowledge of electrical and mechanical principles in determining equipment malfunctions and applies skills in servicing and trouble-shooting equipment issues.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Direct and assist customers in the installation, start-up and training of company's Robotic Palletizing lines.
  • Provide technical service support to customers when their machines are not performing as required.
  • Provide the Engineering Department with accurate updates on all changes made to machines in the field.
  • Be an integral part of the team for final checkout of machines assuring they are ready for shipment. This includes performing quality checks at all assembly levels and documenting final quality checks.
  • Be technically competent, mechanically and electrically, with the ability to move through PLC programs easily.
  • Assemble and set up robotic palletizing lines from layout drawings, electrical schematics and BOM's while in the shop.
  • Make recommendations for design and manufacturing process improvements.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2-year degree in Robotics/Automation
  • 1 or more years of experience in robotic and automation machine building
  • Excellent mechanical/electrical capability or capacity to achieve
  • PLC/servo and Robotics/Motoman and/or Fanuc experience.
  • Solid mechanical problem solving skills
  • Potential to be a motivator/leader
  • Professional communication, attitude and image
  • Good verbal and written presentation, as well as being organized, a good planner and having good interpersonal skills
  • Based in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area
  • Must supply their own basic tools
  • TRAVEL - Up to 50%


Posted: September 19, 2017, 9:00 am
Category : Firmware Test
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7094
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Firmware Verification Test Engineer will be responsible for providing firmware test engineering for medical devices and related accessories to produce highly reliable products that provide an excellent customer experience. Typical product designs involve complex electronic circuits, embedded firmware, wireless communication and a mix of consumer and medical technologies.

Position Responsibilities

  • Member of a global firmware test team to strive for functional excellence in all aspects of daily work.
  • Understand the testing effort by analyzing the requirements of project.
  • Remain current on training requirements
  • Develop the test plan for the tasks, dependencies and participants required to meet the system quality and obtain stakeholder support for this plan.
  • Arrange for the hardware and software Test Setup.
  • Ensure content and structure of all Testing documents / artifacts is documented and maintained.
  • Document, implement, monitor, and enforce all processes for testing as per standards defined by company.
  • Check / Review the Test Cases documents.
  • Keep track of the new requirements / change in requirements of the Project.
  • Escalate the issues about project requirements (Software, Hardware, Resources) to Project Manager / Sr. Test Manager.
  • Participate in status meetings and send the Status Report (Daily, Weekly etc.) to the Project manager
  • Attend the regular team meetings and provide status to stakeholders.
  • Track and prepare the report of testing activities like test testing results, test case coverage, required resources, defects discovered and their status, performance baselines etc.
  • Review various reports prepared by other test engineers.
  • Ensure the timely delivery of different testing milestones.
  • Prepares / updates the metrics dashboard at the end of a phase or at the completion of project.
  • Work under minimal supervision.
  • Ensure understanding of all quality policy/system items that are personally applicable. Follow all work/quality procedures to ensure quality system compliance and high quality work.
  • Ability to work others internationally and travel globally (Travel expectation is 10-15%).

Basic Qualifications

  • 7+ years of job-related experience with Applicable Bachelor’s Degree (Traditional Institution/Service Academy); or 5+ years of job-related experience with Applicable Master’s Degree (Traditional Institution/Senior Military College)

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering
  • Experience with designing and debugging complex electrical/firmware circuits
  • Experience with verification of firmware in class1, II and/or class III medical devices
  • Experience developing automated test benches
  • Experience validating test scripts, methods and systems including IQ/OQ
  • Experience with international teams.
  • Experience with Python, Java Script, C and C++, IAR development tools, GIT, Subversion, and LabView. Experience developing Apps for Android desirable.


Posted: September 18, 2017, 12:49 pm
Category : Quality/Regulatory
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7091
Region : Twin Cities

As a Senior Reliability Engineer, this position is expected to provide key technical expertise and leadership. This role is focused on understanding and improving product performance monitoring, issue management, and continuation engineering. As such, this Senior Engineer is expected to:

  • Have excellent communication and documentation practices
  • Develop solutions to technical problems that require regular use of ingenuity and creativity
  • Understand therapy and clinical performance, products, and product use environments to appropriately and strategically apply technical knowledge, tools and methodologies to drive reliability monitoring and issue escalation.
  • Represent the organization as a technical contact for reliability.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

This role supports continuation engineering and manufacturing operations. As such, this senior reliability engineer is focused on maintaining the design integrity through post market changes and supporting/resolving quality issues that arise during production and use. Tasks include:

  • Reviewing and approving changes to designs and processes, and assessing their impact to assure reliability requirements are met
  • Providing input for Regulatory submissions
  • Participating in establishing and reviewing specifications/requirements for components, products and processes.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering
  • 4+ years with Bachelor's degree in engineering, science, or related field.
  • 2+ years with Master's degree in engineering, science, or related field
  • 0+ years with PhD in engineering, science, or related field.
  • Experience and success working with multi-disciplinary teams.
  •  Proven ability to operate in a matrix organization and navigate complex business systems, regulations, standards, and performance requirements

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Understanding of CRHF products and their use in the clinical environment
  • Experience in a highly regulated industry, preferably implantable medical devices
  • Advanced degree in engineering, science, or equivalent field
  • Reliability engineering experience, including product performance modeling and trending
  • Exposure to or experience working in or with Design, Quality, Regulatory, Clinical and/or Manufacturing
  • Knowledge of Design for Reliability (DfR), Design for Reliability and Manufacturability (DRM), and robust design practices
  • Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE), or equivalent certification
  • Experience working across geographies and cultures


Posted: September 15, 2017, 8:27 am
Category : Manufacturing
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7090
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Component Engineer who will be responsible for partnering with Design Engineering and Supply Management to identify, develop, qualify and release to manufacturing cost effective components/materials for use in Medical Devices. In this area, the Component Engineer will be required to drive multiple aspects of component/material development and approval with suppliers as a member of a cross-functional team.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Partner with Design, Research, & Development organizations to understand component application, locate, evaluate, and approve new potential component/material suppliers for active projects.
  • Perform process and component/material development work with suppliers to deliver on-time components/materials that meet downstream manufacturing, application, and reliability requirements.
  • Lead the component/material approval process by partnering with suppliers to ensure components/materials and sub-assemblies are qualified to the appropriate requirements prior to commercialization.
  • Develop and execute characterization/qualification processes and documenting protocols and reports in partnership with selected suppliers, including supporting projects to mitigate supply risk, yield improvement and cost reduction activities during development.
  • Lead suppliers in the development of control plans for high criticality components/materials to ensure appropriate acceptance activities are in place prior to commercialization by applying principles of Statistics, DoEs, FMEA, CFI, and SPC.
  • Applies principles & knowledge of biomedical devices, chemistry, pharmaceutics, physics and material behaviors in the development of component specifications and supplier processes.
  • Work to develop proper inspection tooling and methods for new components to ensure supplier parts meet specification requirements. Perform statistical data analysis to determine tool and part/process performance. Evaluate Supplier capabilities for mechanical measurement via Gage R&R studies.
  • Lead cross functional teams for issue resolution/problem solving of complex problems as they relate to supplied components and materials. Requires working knowledge of Supplier and internal manufacturing methods, procedures, inspection, and tests techniques.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Applied knowledge of DOE, SPC, FMEA, Gage R&R, Basic Statistics
  • Demonstrated technical writing skills
  • Familiar with material and mechanical testing processes and equipment
  • Bachelor of Science in a related engineering discipline
  • BS + 7 yrs in engineering discipline, Quality or Reliability, Manufacturing or processing/component fabrication or MS + 5 yrs. in the above fields

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with electrical and electro-mechanical components
  • Experience with Supplier processes
  • Experienced with inspection equipment and design of inspection fixtures.
  • Six Sigma green belt or black belt certified
  • Design for Reliability and Manufacturability knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills; both written and oral, internal and external to the company.
  • Expert level statistics and DOE knowledge
  • Demonstrated success in process improvement and control
  • Must be capable of coordinating cross functionally with groups such as Design Engineering, Sourcing, Commodity management, and Quality to resolve issues pertaining to component/material selection and use.
  • Understanding of material properties and how they can be impacted by Supplier processes.
  • Knowledge of analytical techniques, measurement systems, and Supplier processes for manufacturing components of implantable medical devices or combination devices


Posted: September 15, 2017, 6:35 am
Category : Sales
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7087
Region : Twin Cities

 

Do you enjoy participating in people's success stories? Development Resource Group is a Twin Cities leader in engineering staffing and we are looking to for a high energy, sales focused professional to add to our growing team. The technical and fast paced staffing industry provides an opportunity to directly benefit the growth of our consultants and clients.

 

As a Business Development Manager you will maintain and grow existing clients, along with pursuing and developing new relationships and opportunities to increase sales with local companies. Additionally, you will be responsible in supporting all contracted staff though the duration of their project, working to ensure both client and consultant's satisfaction.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 4 years+ of experience in B2B Sales
  • Minimum of 2 years in the staffing industry, sales or recruiting

 

Posted: September 14, 2017, 7:15 am
Category : Software Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7076
Region : Twin Cities

As a Senior Software Requirements Engineer and agile product owner, you will support , create and manage software requirements in support of a Web/Mobile Based Remote Patient Management. This position will require you to work collaboratively in an Agile Team environment with a team of software and verification test engineers to deliver key products on schedule. Additionally, this role will be required to create the feature backlog working with Systems Engineering and the business. We will be looking for this requirements engineer to take system requirements, designs and business workflows and turn them into requirements that our software engineers can use to develop the design, software and tests for our products. All of your work will be done in compliance with FDA regulations for product development.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Complete software analysis of features required to implement the system
  • Develop and maintain the Agile Product Feature Backlog: Create user stories and acceptance criteria and prioritize all stories to ensure work focuses on those with maximum business value that align with product strategy.
  • Develop detailed software requirements and high level workflows and use cases
  • Develop traceability (flow-down) of detailed software requirements from design inputs
  • Be the interface and liaison to other partners in systems engineering, human factors, software developers and testers.
  • Provide support for requirements questions
  • Support higher-level review of test plans and test results of software products.
  • Complete work in compliance with FDA regulations and define standards.
  • Represent voice of system engineering and customer into development and design
  • Able to work effectively, independently, and in an agile team environment

Basic Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or Software Engineering or Software Development degree program
  • 5 years’ experience developing software requirements for software applications
  • Must be able to identify, analyze, solve, and communicate technical issues
  • Must have the ability to work both independently and on a team of engineers
  • Must possess excellent communication skills and a strong willingness to dive in and learn
  • Must have technical writing skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in Medical Device or other regulated healthcare industry
  • Experience working in an Agile Team Environment
  • Must have the ability take a lot of related and/or sometimes disjointed information and turn it in to requirements for a software solution
  • Experience in working with tools like DOORS or COCKPIT for requirements
  • Experience with Product Owner Role in managing backlog for Agile Project
  • Experience with Team Foundation System (TFS)
  • Possess a fundamental understanding of end-to-end customer experience integration and dependencies.


Posted: September 5, 2017, 6:32 am
Category : Software Applications Engineer
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7047
Region : Twin Cities

Looking for a Software Applications Programmer to configure engine testing scripts and applications, while also commissioning them in the field. Must have a Bachelor's Degree and enjoy travel.



Posted: August 30, 2017, 8:19 am
Category : Software Engineer
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7066
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Software Engineer to design, develop, and test software systems and applications in a challenging engineering environment.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide software design and development expertise and integrate the solution with available hardware platform.
  • Analyzes software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints.
  • Consults with hardware engineers and other engineering staff to evaluate interface between hardware and software to determine/meet the operational and performance requirements
  • Communicate concepts, recommendations and solutions effectively with customers as well as management, verbally and in written format
  • Designs, develops, and tests software and database applications to meet customer/product requirements
  • Develops and implements procedures and documentation for software system testing, data validation and training
  • Must have strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Coordinate testing, installation and commissioning of software at customer sites
  • Provide support and maintenance for existing applications
  • Must have excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with customers as well as management
  • Takes prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive. Enjoys working hard; is full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging; not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning
  • Maintains effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
  • Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learning; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.
  • Picks up on technical things quickly; can learn new skills and knowledge; is good at learning new industry, company, product, or technical knowledge; does well in technical courses and seminars.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field, Advanced degree preferred
  • 7+ years’ experience Software Design & Development
  • 3+ years’ experience .NET, C#, ADO.NET, Entity Framework and WPF (programming in these environments)
  • SQL databases and other relational database concepts (MS SQL preferred)
  • OOA/OOD - Object Oriented Analysis and Design & GUI development

DESIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience working with and developing engineering applications
  • Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
  • Software testing experience
  • Developing engineering applications


Posted: August 22, 2017, 11:48 am
Category : Quality Engineering
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7063
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking an Associate Quality Engineer for quality activities in medical device manufacturing:

  • Review and resolve material review issues through coordination of efforts across Company operations and at incoming inspection.
  • Interface with Company incoming inspection employees, including development and review of inspection procedures.
  • Support product continuation by assuring the quality of the components used in the manufacturing floor, and working supplier/component quality related issues to resolution.
  • Review and approve changes to components for quality impact to materials and processes.
  • Participate in or lead materials problem solving, failure analysis, and process changes.
  • Participate in daily production meetings to address component availability issues.
  • Qualify New Product Development finished devices and components and supplier changes to finished devices and components.
  • Participate in Supplier Management Review activities
  • Initiate and maintain appropriate corrective and preventive action per defined procedures

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors of Science Degree, Engineering preferred
  • 6 months of experience minimum in Engineering preferred.
  • Knowledge of Quality Systems and Quality Helpful


Posted: August 22, 2017, 7:29 am
Category : Mechanical Engineer
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7061
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking an experienced Product Design Engineer. This position will be responsible for designing and developing the necessary products and tooling for both internal and external customers in a Life Science environment.

The individual best suited for this role will have knowledge of the turn-key development of products thru part design, mold design, and design for manufacturing and equipment. Also, they will be able to utilize detailed prints and documentation to communicate the intent of the work, design, and/or assembly. This position will work with both Quality and Manufacturing departments, as well as other design teams, to ensure initial project prints are constructed and approved for production. Along with these responsibilities, this role will work closely with direct prototyping activities and assist Quality Control to assure prototypes meet the needs of our customers.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering
  • 3 years' experience in Thermoforming parts in Life Sciences Thermoforming molding and tool design
  • Proficiency in SolidWorks 2015 (or newer version)
  • Experience in an ISO environment (preferably 9001, 9008 and/or 13485:2003
  • Strong project management skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to cross-functionally coordinate company initiatives and work as part of a team
  • Strong reasoning skills to take customer specifications and the ability to interpret them into drawings and designs
  • Formal training or exposure to Lean methodologies and Operational Excellence
  • Evidence of ongoing training as required to keep skills current and relevant
  • Knowledge of precision machining is helpful
  • Basic computer knowledge of Microsoft Office products, e-mail, Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Experience working with ERP systems
  • Experience with Mini-Tab or other statistical software


Posted: August 22, 2017, 7:15 am
Category : Manufacturing Engineer
Job Type : Contract-to-Hire
Id : 7062
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking an experienced Manufacturing Engineer to initiate and lead safety, quality, service and productivity (cost) improvement projects in all aspects of manufacturing with a preliminary focus on machines and tools used in thermoforming and extrusion operations.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record for effective project management skills for delivering projects on time and within budget. Another crucial skill for this position would be having formal training and advanced knowledge of Lean methodologies and Operational Excellence. A thorough knowledge of CAD software packages using SolidWorks, ProEngineer or Autodesk Inventor. A Six Sigma Green Belt would be a plus.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering
  • 2 years' experience in a related manufacturing environment using automated equipment
  • 2 years' direct involvement and leadership in Lean manufacturing/Continuous Improvement environment
  • High energy, entrepreneurial spirit, and a drive to succeed
  • Demonstrated results leading change, optimizing processes and implementing new programs
  • Formal training and advanced knowledge of Lean methodologies, and Operational Excellence
  • Evidence of ongoing training as required to keep skills current and relevant
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities
  • Ability to effectively manage large amounts of data, draw informed fact based conclusions, and make timely decisions
  • Proficient with CAD drawing using either, SolidWorks, ProEngineer, or Autodesk Inventor
  • Ability to manage complex programs and use structured problem solving methodologies
  • Ability to effectively manage, develop, and deliver results with a diverse matrixed team
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working with cross functional teams and communicating with individuals from the production floor to the executive level
  • Strong negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Office and other computer application skills
  • Experience working with ERP systems

OPTIMAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous experience in two or more of the following roles: Manufacturing Engineer, Process Engineer, Quality Engineer, or similar roles with significant equipment and machine experience
  • Previous thermoforming experience
  • Six Sigma Green Belt certification
  • Advanced Business or Technical degree
  • Effective project management skills with proven track record of delivering projects on time and within budget
  • Ability to understand and apply Lean analytical and statistical tools
  • Excellent communication, problem solving, interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills


Posted: August 22, 2017, 7:10 am
Category : Mechanical Engineer
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7054
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Mechanical Engineer to perform the following duties:

  • Design custom automated machinery Using SolidWorks 3D CAD software.
  • Perform machine design calculations.
  • Specify commercial components.
  • Meet project deadlines in a cost-efficient manner.
  • Safely perform duties following quality standards.
  • Participate in team building, training and department communications.
  • Work as a team player with management and co-workers to develop a win-win partnership through positive relationships and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Maintain a commitment to vision and “spirit” by partnering with new and current employees by demonstrating outstanding service and integrity.


Posted: August 16, 2017, 12:03 pm
Category : Electrical Designer
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7046
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Control Systems Designer for both design and technician responsibilities.

Accountabilities:

  • Design electrical, controls, and facility integration systems
  • Coordinate C & I Design with lead engineer
  • Drafting
  • Specify and select hardware
  • Support systems fabrication, checkout installation and acceptance testing
  • Support customer service
  • Provide labor and material cost estimates
  • Work as part of a team
  • Perform remote site field installation, checkout, testing, and customer service including interfacing with customer
  • Travel approximately 15% of time both domestically and internationally

Skills:

  • PC skills
  • Electrical design
  • Hands on electrical assembly and installation
  • AutoCAD
  • SolidWorks Electrical

Experience:

  • Work experience with control and instrumentation equipment or design is preferred

Education:

  • Associate degree in electrical technology or equivalent
  • Due to the nature of our work US citizenship or permanent resident status is required.


Posted: August 10, 2017, 1:36 pm
Category : Electrical Engineer
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7045
Region : Twin Cities

This is an excellent opportunity for a Controls Engineer to develop and manage industrial control systems. The Controls Engineer is responsible for designing, implementing, commissioning, and supporting controls, software, and data acquisition systems.  This role requires autonomy and individual drive to successfully execute project deliverables, yet also requires collaboration with other engineers, projects managers, and customers.   This role is a blend of hardware and software capabilities and requires a systems level perspective in order to properly integrate a complete and high quality solution.

 

Requirements:

  • Deliver concept designs, system drawings, parts lists, functional specifications, software, and reports for the control and data acquisition of wind tunnels, facility control, and engine test systems.
  • Deliver quality engineering service on schedule and within budget.
  • Demonstrate effective individual task management while working within an interdisciplinary team environment.
  • Interface with various transducers, instrumentation, and peripherals through a variety of interfaces and protocols.  Examples of this include load cells, servo valves, thermocouples, limit switches, MIL-STD connectors.
  • Provide input and guidance concerning potential use and benefit of emerging technologies.
  • Gather technical specifications and designs from key stakeholders and customers to determine and create test system controls and software/hardware specifications.
  • Travel to customer sites for design reviews, site surveys, and system commissioning. Travel is both domestic and international.
  • Oversee the implementation and release of system drawings by working with CAD designers to produce specification and design drawings.
  • Identify critical problem areas, project risks, alternative solutions and potential consequences.Communicate these issues to project stakeholders and management.
  • Support or perform system assembly, checkout, and site installation.
  • Develop high quality documentation such as operations manuals, test procedures, design specifications, and validation plans.
  • Ensure compliance with design criteria and customer, government, and company engineering standards.
  • Support, modify and upgrade existing hardware and software per customer requests.

 

Qualifications/Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering.
  • 2 to 5 years of relevant experience implementing automation systems.
  • Working knowledge of electronics and electrical systems used in systems test, automation and control applications.
  • Working knowledge of instrumentation schematics and system wiring diagrams and control panels.
  • Working knowledge of electro-mechanical and electro-hydraulic systems.
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting capabilities.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, demonstrated initiative, and attention to completeness, accuracy, and detail.
  • Ability to work alone effectively and interface productively with customers, project managers, engineers, and other staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet budgets and schedules.


Posted: August 10, 2017, 1:32 pm
Category : Mechanical Engineer
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7031
Region : Twin Cities

Looking for a Product Development Engineer to work with the Design Engineering team as an innovator and problem solver throughout the design process of fiber optic products and assembly processes. Use knowledge of mechanical engineering and industry standards to act as an internal consultant to the entire team.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

 

Assist in the design of parts/components for high-volume production, ease of assembly, and cost as well as custom low volume application specific solutions.

  • Identify problems or risks, collect and analyze data and develop solution support from the concept stage of a new product through production manufacturing.
  • Suggest alternatives in design or process to internal and external parties, during design reviews, and elsewhere as applicable.
  • Work proactively with other members of the engineering staff where possible, providing input and assistance on design, manufacturing, quality, process and test issues.
  • Review SARs as directed, providing Sales/PM and Designers with innovative suggestions to meeting customer needs

Develop manufacturing processes for new products and document appropriately

  • Define and develop testing procedures and methods for qualification of new product developed both internally and with external partners.
  • Assist Mfg. Engineering in the design and development of internal and external procedures for manufacturing, assembly, testing, and packaging.
  • Specify equipment as necessary for product assembly and development
  • Manage the schedule for new mechanical components, cost, and design details to ensure on time delivery and successful completion of all project milestones.

Remain abreast of current industry, supplier, and technology advancements and standards to ensure company's products remain marketable and competitive.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree, Mechanical Engineering
  • 2+ years' experience in new product development
  • Excellent organizational, decision making, and communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Background in termination and management of fiber optic cabling a plus
  • Understands industry approved manufacturing methods and standards
  • EIT Certificate helpful
  • Knowledge of solid modeling in Creo/Pro E helpful


Posted: August 1, 2017, 1:16 pm
Category : Quality Manager
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7026
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Quality Manager for the quality related duties associated with the development and production of company products.  This includes: Product planning, inspection, calibration, and ISO quality management.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

ISO 9001-

  • Manage the ISO 9001 quality management system and develop policies and procedures. This will include the transition from ISO 9001:2008 to ISO 9001:2015 within the next year
  • Responsible for coordinating and participating in ISO 9001 internal audits
  • Act as Company Systems Management representative and facilitate customer and registrar audits
  • Conduct investigations, root cause analysis and provide corrective and preventative actions based on sound engineering analysis and review.  Provide effective solutions that will drive continuous and measurable improvements.
  • Responsible managing and maintaining the document control system
  • Participate in quality improvement teams, leading or assisting as required
  • Assist procurement in monitoring and managing suppliers and supplier quality
  • Quality Related Customer Service Administration-
  • Respond to customer concerns regarding quality issues
  • Manage the return material process and including the analysis of returned products

Product Planning-

  • Review, verify and manage the implementation of customer requirements through the Advance Product Quality Planning process
  • Create quality plans for new or modified product programs
  • Create company quality standards
  • Work as team member to participate in risk analysis and mitigation
  • Responsible for generating and verifying customer required quality documentation and test reports

Inspection-

  • Manage the inspection department and create inspection policies and procedures
  • Ensure inspection needs are fulfilled, providing training and assistance as needed
  • Train inspectors on measurement application and techniques
  • Manage the nonconforming material and material review board process

Calibration-

  • Manage the calibration system for all company instruments
  • Maintain Quality department tooling and equipment
  • Determine measuring tool needs

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree (Engineering/Quality) or AAS degree in related field plus relevant experience
  • 2+ years' experience in quality
  • Background in quality systems applications with a strong understanding of the ISO 9001 standard
  • Background in planning and integration of quality process and objective into production process
  • Experience in machining and assembly manufacturing environments
  • Experience with CMM (Ziess) and Vision Measurement Systems
  • Background with ITAR compliance
  • Experience with ERP systems (IQMS, JobBOSS, Epicor, SAP, etc.)

ABILITIES:

  • Proven ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Strong problem solving ability and experience
  • Understanding and interpret drawings and GD&T
  • Understanding of regulatory requirements (RoHS, REACH, DFAR, ATEX, ITAR, UL, CE, etc.)
  • Communicate effectively and professionally
  • Work professionally with suppliers, customers, and coworkers


Posted: July 28, 2017, 9:45 am
Category : Manufacturing Engineer
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7005
Region : Wisconsin

Seeking an experienced Project Engineer to work with customers on bringing products from development through clinical build.  The candidate will work on a variety of products and customers in the medical device/drug delivery system industry. Knowledge of tooling, design, and manufacturing development are all important in this role, as well as good customer facing skills. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate, direct and lead engineering efforts to ensure optimum engineering of projects/programs to meet customer and manufacturing requirements
  • Interface with customers on a regular basis to resolve issues
  • Facilitate communication between customer, sales, engineering functions, outside vendors, manufacturing and multi-facility groups
  • Maintain cost control and profitability through interaction with the accounting group, sales and our customers
  • Coordinate all aspect of a program including design, tooling, manufacturing development, validation and clinical builds from early concept development through the clinical build process.
  • Create and monitor project timelines
  • Develop and establish cost estimates and project options to support quoting function
  • Implement technical solutions to meet customer and Comapny cost, quality, and delivery expectations
  • Extended travel to other facilities may be required to support business needs
  • Some programs may have vision requirements

 

Education & Experience:

  • B.S. degree in engineering field with 2-5 years of related experience

Skills & Competencies:

  • Strong and diverse technical injection molding tooling, materials, manufacturing, quality, and product design skills
  • Ability to use CAD to determine if tooling, equipment and part designs meet requirements
  • Ability to manage multiple large-scale projects
  • Demonstrated superior communication, teamwork and organizational skills
  • Ability to accurately quote design, tools/equipment, and parts
  • Ability to develop and meet project schedules, along with contingency plans
  • Ability to develop and meet financial goals
  • Ability to identify and develop future account needs
  • Ability to think out of the box and recommend options
  • Ability to lead others.  Responsibility may include direct supervision of technicians and mentoring/leading engineers
  • Broad understanding of capabilities and technologies of other Company facilities, suppliers, and customers


Posted: July 10, 2017, 9:56 am
Category : Electrical Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7003
Region : Twin Cities

Looking for a Controls Engineer to be responsible for designing, implementing, commissioning, and supporting controls, software, and data acquisition systems.  This role requires autonomy and individual drive to successfully execute project deliverables, yet also requires collaboration with other engineers, projects managers, and customers.   This role is a blend of hardware and software capabilities and requires a systems level perspective in order to properly integrate a complete and high quality solution.

 

Job Requirements:

  • Deliver production-ready designs, system drawings, parts lists, functional specifications, software, and reports for the control and data acquisition of wind tunnels, facility control, and engine test systems
  • Design and implement complex software using LabVIEW and IEC 61131 languages
  • Deliver high quality engineering service on schedule and within budget
  • Demonstrate effective individual task management while working within an interdisciplinary team environment
  • Interface with various transducers, instrumentation, and peripherals through a variety of interfaces and protocols.  Examples of this include load cells, servo valves, thermocouples, limit switches, MIL-STD connectors
  • Provide input and guidance concerning potential use and benefit of emerging technologies
  • Gather technical specifications and designs from key stakeholders and customers to determine and create test system controls and software/hardware specifications
  • Travel to customer sites for design reviews, site surveys, and system commissioning.   Travel is both domestic and international
  • Oversee the implementation and release of system drawings by working with CAD designers to produce specifications and design drawings
  • Support or perform system assembly, checkout, and site installation
  • Develop high quality documentation such as operations manuals, test procedures, design specifications, and validation plans
  • Ensure compliance with design criteria and customer, government, and ASE engineering standards

 

Qualifications/Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering
  • 2 to 5 years of relevant experience implementing automation systems
  • Working knowledge of electronics and electrical systems used in systems test, automation and control applications
  • Working knowledge of instrumentation schematics and system wiring diagrams
  • Working knowledge of electro-mechanical and electro-hydraulic systems
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting capabilities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, demonstrated initiative, and attention to completeness, accuracy, and detail
  • Ability to work alone effectively and interface productively with customers, project managers, engineers, and other staff
  • Demonstrated ability to meet budgets and schedules
  • Willingness to travel for business - up to 20%
  • Due to the nature of our work US citizenship or permanent residency is required


Posted: July 6, 2017, 12:20 pm
Category : Electrical Engineer
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 6992
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Controls Project Engineer for the design, programming, and management of industrial Control Systems Projects.

 

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
  • 2-7+ years' experience with process and machine control design
  • Experience in PLC and MMI programming (Allen Bradley, Siemens, Wonderware, Panelview, Factory Talk), communication networks design and programming, electrical hardware / panel design, and system commissioning and start-up.
  • Up to 25% travel to customer sites

 



Posted: June 28, 2017, 11:34 am
Category : Electrical Engineer
Job Type : Contract-to-Hire
Id : 6968
Region : Minnesota

 

Seeking a Controls Engineer to design and program control systems for automated equipment.  The ideal candidate would have experience in AutoCAD, Allen Bradley, ControlLogix, Motion Control, Rs500, RsView, and PanelBuilder.  As a Controls Engineer, you will be responsible to take projects from concept to install.  Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and 5 years relevant experience required.



Posted: June 14, 2017, 2:48 pm
Category : Electrical Engineer
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 6940
Region : Minnesota

Currently seeking a Senior Control Systems Engineer based out of the Los Angeles area to perform all aspects of a project, from conception and design, through start-up and checkout.  Duties include project management, P&ID development, wiring diagram development, BOM specification, control panel design, PLC and HMI programming, and field commissioning. This position has the ability to work from home (based in the Los Angeles area).

 

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of BSEE with 7+ years' experience or 2-year degree with 10+ years' experience
  • Ability to lead a project from conception through start-up
  • Project management, estimating, BOM specification, electrical diagram design, NEC
  • Experience using Wonderware products
  • Allen-Bradley RSLogix 5000, PowerFlex drives experience
  • Modicon PLC experience
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Able to travel up to 35%

 

Desired Skills:

  • Motion Control
  • Experience in the mining industry
  • Experience with small manufacturing machines
  • Web Handling experience
  • PE Registration a big plus
  • Experience with MES

 

Posted: April 26, 2017, 9:06 am
Category : Machinist
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 6931
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Machining Supervisor to lead, supervise, and coordinate work activities within assigned Machine Shop and/or Tube Shop work centers (areas included are the CNC Lathes which include standard single spindle single turret, twin spindle twin turret and mill turn machines, Manual Machining, saw operations, and Anodizing).

 

Qualifications:

  • High school education or equivalent, plus at least 2 years of technical training in machine tool technology or a related field.
  • At least 5 years of CNC milling/turning/grinding set-up and operating experience, most of which must be in a short run environment involving a series of complicated operations. At least 2 years of experience in supervisory capacity includes.
  • Advanced knowledge of blueprint reading, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, SPC, and mechanical inspection.
  • Advanced knowledge of shop math through trigonometry.
  • Knowledge of programming and multi-axis concepts in both manual and CNC environments.
  • Very strong mechanical aptitude and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to set-up, operate, and verify the quality of work on a wide variety of CNC and manual milling/turning work centers.
  • Experience with close tolerances and precise measurements.
  • Must exhibit strong leadership and sound decision making skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a wide variety of company personnel and others at all levels.  
  • Ability to lead project teams and provide status updates.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Ability to build a strong team through coaching and mentoring the staff.
  • Understanding of 5S and help implement continuous improvement efforts.
  • Displays a positive "can do" attitude and a strong desire to learn and grow.


Posted: April 17, 2017, 2:29 pm
Category : Technicians
Job Type : Contract
Id : 6856
Region : Twin Cities

Immediate opportunity for an Automation Technician to support equipment build projects for medical device manufacturing. The Technician will assemble, test, and troubleshoot custom automated equipment and work cells. This includes electrical control panel wiring, motors, drive systems, mechanical enclosures, and PLC installations and check-out.

 

Preferred Skills

  • 2 year degree in Electronics or Automated Systems Technology
  • Hands on experience with equipment build
  • Must be able to read prints, schematics, and work instruction
  • Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude
  • Ability to work independently within a custom automation group
  • Knowledge and experience with PLC, HMI, and motion control
  • Medical device development environment experience is a plus



Posted: January 17, 2017, 2:33 pm
Category : Sales
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 6655
Region : Twin Cities

We are seeking a motivated and energetic individual to add to our Sales Team as an Account Representative. Account Representatives are responsible for working with our clients in establishing their needs and then working with our recruiting staff to fill those needs. Additionally, they support all contracted staff though the duration of their project, working to ensure both client and contractor's satisfaction.

 

Candidates must have excellent communication skills, a high level of computer systems knowledge, preferably technical staffing experience, be self-motivated and enjoy working in the "people business." A college degree is preferred, with several years of staffing sales experience and/or recruiting experience in a Technical or Engineering field.



Posted: May 11, 2016, 8:20 am