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Category : Quality Engineer - Medical Device
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7831
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Quality Engineer to perform evaluations of returned products that have been deemed to potentially be manufacturing related. The position require a deep understanding of manufacturing processes related to the device, various regulations and standards (ISO 13485, FDA Quality Systems, etc.), and engineering principals.

  • Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of identifiable factors. Seeks assistance for complex issues and exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
  • Demonstrates effective organization and prioritization.
  • Interacts well with diverse groups to maintain strong working relationships. Listens to and understands others' points of view and articulates tactfully and respectfully one's own perspective orally, in writing, and in presentations. Negotiates and reconciles differences to work well with others in a collaborative, fast-paced, goal-driven environment.
  • Efficiently learns processes and procedures.
  • Has the ability to train others effectively.



Posted: January 14, 2020, 2:14 pm
Category : R&D Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7830
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a talented R&D Engineer, Human Factors Engineer to apply human factors and ergonomics expertise to the definition, design, and evaluation of products within the R&D division of Electrophysiology Systems, this is part of the Atrial Fibrillation business unit.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Apply knowledge of human factors principles (human performance and limitations – perceptual, cognitive, motor skills, anthropomorphic) and techniques (knowledge acquisition, user-interface design, usability evaluation) to cardiac electrophysiology systems product development.
  • Organize and direct the work of staff and outside consultants working on human factors tasks to effectively and efficiently support product development efforts within the organization.
  • Deliverables include, but are not limited to: Usability engineering files, Task analyses, and Usability risk analyses
  • Usability testing throughout the product development process, from formative testing of early prototypes through usability validation of final designs.
  • Develop collaborative working relationships with other functions across the organization, including but not limited to the following: Work with regulatory affairs to develop strategies for new product submissions, create submission packages, and respond to questions from regulatory agencies
  • Work with design quality to ensure that the company's usability engineering processes and methodologies meet and surpass the latest expectations of regulatory agencies and provide tangible value for our customers and our business.
  • Keep abreast of regulations and best practices for medical device human factors (e.g. IEC 62366, AAMI HE75, ISO 14971, and the latest FDA guidance on applying human factors engineering) and advice management regarding potential improvements to internal processes and regulatory issues related to human factors engineering.
  • Represent in meetings with regulatory agencies, at human factors professional meetings and conferences, and as a member of standards committees.

Position Requirements:

  • Proven ability to work with multidisciplinary teams that may include other human factors experts.
  • Proven ability to interface with customers in a highly professional manner.
  • Proven ability to apply user-centered design and human factors/usability engineering principles to product research, development and design.
  • Experience in medical device development.
  • Ability to quickly assimilate advanced domain knowledge.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Education: M.S. degree in Human Factors Engineering or Cognitive Psychology or M.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering with extensive human factors coursework.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant human factors/usability engineering experience in hardware-software systems product development; prefer 10+ years of experience


Posted: January 14, 2020, 1:58 pm
Category : Quality Engineer - Medical Device
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7828
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Quality Engineer to provide Process/Quality Engineering support to ensure delivery of highest quality product to the customer. Provide Process/Quality Engineering support to product development teams. Work effective with international site to support product transfer. Wide application of technical principles, practices, and procedures. Strong understanding of business unit function and cross group dependencies/relationships.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops and implements product quality plans, documents and systems by creating product specifications, quality specifications, quality plans, risk analyses, FMEAs in conjunction with other product development team members. May be responsible for risk analyses and FMEAs.
  • Creates Quality Tools & Training Materials by applying body of knowledge/expertise and communicating to respective teams.
  • Participates in determining goals and objectives for projects. Influences middle management on technical or business solutions.
  • May interact with vendors.(Planning/Organization) Plans and organizes non-routine tasks w/approval. Organize FAT testing and provide guidance for equipment specification.
  • Establishes priorities of work assignments. (Decision Making/Impact) Exercises judgment in selecting innovative, practical methods to achieve problem resolution.
  • Failure to obtain results or erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in serious program delays and considerable expenditure of resources.
  • Provide guidance for alignment with ISO13485 and FDA 21 CFR 820
  • Develop Gage R&R documentation for manufacturing processes, systems, and equipment. Develop, execute, and review test methods validation and design verification test plans. Act as a liaison between Management and other teams supporting TMV activities.
  • Author, review and execute IQ, OQ, PQ, PPQ, MVP, and IQA for new equipment and when changing existing manufacturing equipment.
  • Quality project support of tissue, sewing, testing, and sterilization operations.
  • Must be able to travel internationally (approximately 20%)
  • Must be able to interact effectively with cross functional partners and represent operations quality.
  • Spanish speaking skills beneficial but not required


Posted: January 13, 2020, 2:07 pm
Category : Quality Engineer - Medical Device
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7826
Region : Twin Cities

The Senior Quality Engineer. develops, modifies, applies and maintains quality standards and protocol for processing materials into partially finished or finished materials product. Collaborates with engineering and manufacturing functions to ensure quality standards are in place. Devises and implements methods and procedures for inspecting, testing and evaluating the precision and accuracy of products and production equipment. Designs or specifies inspection and testing mechanisms and equipment; conducts quality assurance tests; and performs statistical analysis to assess the cost of and determine the responsibility for products or materials that do not meet required standards and specifications. Ensures that corrective measures meet acceptable reliability standards and that documentation is compliant with requirements.

Requires a University Degree and minimum of 4 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience.



Posted: January 13, 2020, 8:45 am
Category : Manufacturing Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7824
Region : Twin Cities

The Process Development Engineer designs manufacturing processes, procedures and production layouts for assemblies, equipment installation, processing, machining and material handling. Designs arrangement of machines within plant facilities to ensure most efficient and productive layout. Designs sequence of operations and specifies procedures for the fabrication of tools and equipment and other functions that affect product performance. Adapts machine or equipment design to factory and production conditions. May incorporate inspection and test requirements into the production plan. Inspects performance of machinery, equipment, and tools to verify their efficiency, and investigates and initiates corrective action of problems and deficiencies to ensure product quality. Develops manufacturing processes that are applicable to statistical process control, and may develop those techniques. Provides guidance to engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques. Ensures processes and procedures are in compliance with regulations. Requires a University Degree and minimum of 4 years of relevant experience.



Posted: January 10, 2020, 7:53 am
Category : Quality Engineer - Medical Device
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7823
Region : Twin Cities

This Supplier Quality Engineer position entails developing and implementing technical solutions for product acceptance of product sourced from suppliers. Involves working closely with several other functions, including Sourcing, Supplier Quality, Reliability and Regulatory in a global environment.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Supplier Quality Management implementation at suppliers and internal Company facilities.
  • Work in close liaison with Supplier Quality Teams to train suppliers and setup product in the SQM system
  • Complete evaluation and documentation for Dock to Stock product candidates
  • Identify customers’ needs and determine and develop technical solutions to meet those needs.
  • Work on cross-functional teams to drive SOQ projects to support Business Unit objectives.
  • Partner with Category Management, Source Engineering, Site Supplier Quality and Suppliers to ensure the project strategy is fully aligned in expectations and plans.
  • Represent SOQ strategies, communicate constraints and progress at cross functional business reviews and planning sessions.
  • Proactively drive supplier quality improvements related to SOQ Deployment.
  • Responsible for processing and approving process change notices.
  • Provide system support to monitor supplier performance and drive effective corrective and preventative action
  • Interface with IT and Shared Service groups to determine systems enhancements, and define/work projects.
  • Performs timely investigations into SQM issues
  • Supports Quality Engagement with Sourcing for technical rigor & independent approvals.
  • Anticipate roadblocks; provide direction for navigating the quality system and supporting applications. Work in a cross-functional, collaborative, team-based environment; work with multiple sites in various locations and time
  • Serve as a technical resource for problem investigations; Support failure analysis of any product failures and associated corrective actions using both internal and external resources to guide root cause analysis and corrective action development.
  • Applies understanding of statistical concepts in conduction of validations.

Must Have – Minimum Qualifications:

  • 1+ years relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, Materials or technical discipline
  • Use of Excel, Access, Sharepoint and sitebuilder
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills

Nice to Have:

  • Supplier Quality Management system or SPACE experience
  • Software Systems deployment experience
  • Experience working with vendors and suppliers from quality standpoint
  • Process / manufacturing engineering experience
  • Statistical data analysis such as inspection/GD&T/Gage R&R and experience using Minitab
  • Experience working in regulated industry like medical devices
  • Proven problem solving skills, root cause analysis
  • Technical writing experience
  • Systems deployment experience


Posted: January 8, 2020, 12:28 pm
Category : Mechanical Designer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7822
Region : Twin Cities

This Mechanical Design Engineer will provide computational modeling expertise in design and development of innovative products to treat Cardiac diseases. The emphasis will be on modeling mechanical systems to predict forces, deflections, stress, strain, and temperature within complex medical device assemblies subjected to in vivo and/or in vitro types of load conditions. Bearing in mind first principles, the engineer will understand customer requirements, formulate a modeling approach that will address those requirements, independently carry out the modeling activities and provide concise communication of the results through technical reports and presentations.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The Engineer will apply advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts in working on complex technical problems and developing innovative solutions using computational models. The Engineer will use Finite Element Analysis (FEA) as the primary design and optimization tool for the development of innovative products.
  • Utilize FEA to assist in the design and evaluation of cardiac leads and devices
  • Apply modeling tools to help design and develop new test methods, and integrate new materials and processes
  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional product development teams to help bring products to market
  • Carry out timely troubleshooting by engaging peers, software technical support, and past experience
  • Perform model verification study and validation assessment as appropriate
  • Provide regular status updates to internal customers and management
  • Prepare reports and presentations to communicate technical assessments and analysis results
  • Provide technical input supporting submissions to regulatory bodies and governmental agencies
  • Provide peer feedback to others in the group on their work
  • Generate intellectual property and aid in the evaluation of intellectual property

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS degree in engineering with 3+ years of experience in non-linear finite element analysis
  • Proven expertise in structural mechanics and mechanics of materials
  • Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated time management and organization skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work effectively with others on cross-functional teams

DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • PhD degree in engineering (Mechanical, Materials, Biomechanical, or Biomedical)
  • 6+ years of experience in non-linear finite element analysis
  • Experience using FEA/CFD for device design, optimization, testing verification, method validation, and regulatory submissions
  • Experience in solving multiphysics problems that requires coupling among mechanical, thermal, electromagnetics and fluid behaviors
  • Experience in modeling of manufacturing processes such as metal forming, injection molding, welding and plastic joining
  • Experience in working methods for low and high-cycle fatigue
  • Experience with Six Sigma practices and statistical methods
  • Experience with CAD software such as Pro/Engineer or Solidworks
  • Experience with Abaqus CAE (Explicit/Standard), or LS-DYNA
  • Experience with ANSYS Fluent, Icepak
  • Experience with Mimics or Simpleware
  • Experience with CAD software such as Pro/Engineer or Solidworks
  • Experience with programming/scripting in Python and Matlab



Posted: January 8, 2020, 7:15 am
Category : BioMedical Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7821
Region : Twin Cities

This Senior Biomedical Engineer will provide computational and electrophysiological modeling expertise in design and development of innovative products for cardiac stimulation therapies diseases. The engineer will understand business requirements, formulate a modeling approach that will address those requirements, independently carry out the modeling activities and provide concise communication of the results through technical reports and presentations.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform theoretical and finite element analysis (FEA) to predict cardiac system behavior under in vivo and/or in vitro use conditions. This individual will develop technical solutions to complex problems that require the regular use of creativity and critical thinking.
  • Utilize FEA and other numerical techniques to develop electrophysiological cardiac models capable of capturing physiological effects (e.g. coupled excitation contraction) and able to incorporate cardiac devices to assist in the design and evaluation of cardiac devices.
  • Develop computational electrophysiology models for cardiac stimulation therapies
  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional product development teams to help bring products to market
  • Carry out timely troubleshooting by engaging peers, software technical support, and past experience
  • Perform model verification study and validation assessment as appropriate
  • Provide regular status updates to internal customers and management
  • Prepare reports and presentations to communicate technical assessments and analysis results
  • Generate intellectual property and aid in the evaluation of intellectual property

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor engineering degree with demonstrated experience in computational modeling, e.g. FEA/CFD
  • Demonstrated knowledge or expertise in cardiovascular physiology
  • Experience in solving multiphysics problems that requires coupling among mechanical, electrical, biological and fluid behaviors
  • Experience with incorporating subject- and/or patient-specific features into computational modelling methods
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with programming/scripting in Python and Matlab
  • Experience with Abaqus CAE (Explicit/Standard), or LS-DYNA
  • Experience with Mimics or Simpleware

 

DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • PhD degree in fields of cardiovascular physiology, medical device, or mechanical engineering
  • Ability to scope tasks and projects (time, resources and tools) to develop a schedule and update management.
  • Ability to build relationships and work effectively with others on cross-functional teams
  • Experience with ANSYS Fluent, Icepak
  • Experience with CAD software such as Pro/Engineer or Solidworks
  • Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated time management and organization skills
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and apply new knowledge quickly


Posted: January 8, 2020, 6:57 am
Category : Mechanical Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7820
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join an R&D Organization to design and develop cardiac ablation systems. Areas of responsibilities will include mechanical system design, design requirements, test requirements and test procedures. Candidates must be able to translate design inputs into mechanical options and concepts, write detailed mechanical specifications, generate and review design documentation, test specifications and test reports in compliance with design control procedures used within the medical device industry. Candidates must also be willing to work in a fast paced, multi-tasking, team environment.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The candidate must have the ability to work well with a variety of individuals ranging from the various engineering disciplines (mechanical, electrical, and software) to marketing, clinical, reliability, regulatory and operations.
  • Bring clarity and focus to the early stages of hardware development; ensuring design inputs are translated into hardware/system options.
  • Author design input requirements, translate into mechanical concepts, perform component/material selection, and create device and test specifications
  • Execute detailed thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, structural mechanics, and heat transfer calculations/simulations
  • Perform data analysis (statistical and practical) and develop appropriate action plans based upon such analysis.
  • Research and implement new technologies to enhance product features, improve reliability, and lower cost
  • Develop tooling and test equipment designs for product assembly and testing.
  • Review the designs of other engineers
  • Partner with manufacturing engineering to transfer new product designs to production
  • Work independently, in consultation with Engineering Management
  • Ensure design compliance with applicable standards such as IEC 60601-1, ISO 14971, 21CFR Part 820

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • BS Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum 6+ years experience in mechanical design of instruments/capital equipment
  • Strong knowledge of mechanical design using CAD tools, specifically SolidWorks
  • Proficient in mechanical drawing dimensioning and tolerancing per ASME Y14.5
  • Ability to create detailed designs, drawings, and specifications that effectively communicate design intent and acceptance criteria. This includes, but is not limited to, the following: Material selection and specification, Manufacturing process selection, Component specifications, Assembly drawings, Cable/wire harness drawings, DFX (design for reliability, manufacturability, serviceability, testability, etc)
  • Must be able to review the work of other engineers
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work in a team environment; strong collaboration skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication

DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • MS Mechanical Engineering
  • 5 or more years’ experience in medical device design
  • Sheet metal design experience
  • Electronics enclosure design experience
  • Design and manufacture of refrigeration systems
  • Design of high pressure liquid and gas systems, including international standards for compressed gases
  • Knowledge of engineering and manufacturing test equipment design and LabView
  • Experience working with vendors and contract manufacturers for mechanical fabrication and assembly
  • Solid working knowledge of regulatory requirements for medical product development, including knowledge of federal and international regulations, such as FDA QSR, IEC 60601, ISO: 13485, 14971, 62304, and 13485, Medical Device Directive or other regulating agencies is strongly desired
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex electromechanical systems
  • Familiarity with PID controller system design
  • Ability to perform Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) analyses of complex geometries
  • Familiarity with Minitab, MS Visio, and MS Project


Posted: January 8, 2020, 6:52 am
Category : Quality Engineer - Medical Device
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7819
Region : Twin Cities

We are seeking a high caliber Development Quality Engineer I. A development quality engineer assures new or modified products conform to requirements and establishes compliance with the quality system. This position is responsible for maintaining a strong collaborative partnership with cross-functional team members that facilitates organizational success by protecting patient/user safety and meeting business needs. Each employee can make a difference and has the power, either individually or as a team, to influence the success of the company. We are team-oriented, fast-paced and progressive. We value people with great ideas who partner with others both internally and externally to take action and accomplish goals.

Responsibilities

  • Execute on-time completion of design control deliverables
  • Design verification and validation test planning
  • Writing design verification and validation test protocols, execution and report
  • Design input output trace matrix
  • Design History File organization
  • Customer, system, and product requirement review
  • Regulatory responses and submissions
  • Risk/hazard analysis and risk management plan/reports
  • Design specification reviews
  • Quality plans
  • Design change plan/reports
  • Investigate internal and external audit findings and write responses
  • Corrective and preventive action resolution
  • Complete document change requests
  • Ability to work independently with minimal/no supervision
  • Maintain high standards for content completion, integrity, and regulatory & standards compliance; collaboratively identifying, communicating & resolving gaps
  • Comply with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments
  • Maintain positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors
  • Support all Divisional initiatives as identified by divisional management and in support of quality management systems (QMS), environmental management systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by functional management based on the current project/business objectives including regular predictable attendance

Minimum Experience, Education & Knowledge:

  • 0-2 years’ experience in medical device R&D or Quality role
  • Bachelor level degree in an Engineering Discipline or other Technical Field
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal communications and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the Organization
  • Advanced computer skills, including very strong report writing skills and document control database navigation and use
  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Self-directed: Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner with minimal oversight
  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail

Preferred qualifications and education:

  • Degree in Mechanical, or Biomedical Engineering
  • 2-4 years previous medical device Quality engineering experience and demonstrated use of Quality tools/methodologies
  • Working knowledge of FDA 21 CFR Part 820, GMP, and ISO 13485


Posted: January 2, 2020, 3:03 pm
Category : Manufacturing Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7818
Region : Twin Cities

The Manufacturing Engineer designs manufacturing processes, procedures and production layouts for assemblies, equipment installation, processing, machining and material handling. Designs arrangement of machines within plant facilities to ensure most efficient and productive layout. Designs sequence of operations and specifies procedures for the fabrication of tools and equipment and other functions that affect product performance. Adapts machine or equipment design to factory and production conditions. May incorporate inspection and test requirements into the production plan. Inspects performance of machinery, equipment, and tools to verify their efficiency, and investigates and initiates corrective action of problems and deficiencies to ensure product quality. Develops manufacturing processes that are applicable to statistical process control, and may develop those techniques. Provides guidance to engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques. Ensures processes and procedures are in compliance with regulations. Requires a University Degree and minimum of 2 years of relevant experience.



Posted: January 2, 2020, 8:17 am
Category : Mechanical Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7817
Region : Twin Cities

The Human Factors Design Engineer applies human performance principles, methodologies, and technologies to the design of humanmachine systems and products. Develops and implements research methodologies and statistical analysis plans to test and evaluate developmental prototypes used in all phases of products development and processes. Designs and executes tests to simulate product use for the purposes of concept selection/refinement, requirements development, use related risk identification and formal usability validation with intended users. Interfaces with design engineers to establish system design, operating, and training requirements and to ensure optimized humanmachine interfaces. Identifies and analyzes technological problems or risks, performs theoretical human factors investigations, and develops and implements research and analysis plans. Makes improvements of processes, systems or products to enhance performance of the job area. Analysis provided is in-depth in nature and often provides recommendations on process improvements. Requires a University Degree and minimum of 4 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience.



Posted: December 18, 2019, 1:03 pm
Category : Mechanical Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7816
Region : Twin Cities

The Human Factors Engineer will apply your knowledge of human performance and human factors techniques to the ideation, design, and development of medical device products. You will need a solid understanding of the theories, principles, and data associated with human performance capabilities and limitations (perceptual, cognitive, motor, bio-mechanical, and anthropometric) and the ability to apply this knowledge to the design, definition, evaluation, and use of products in the renal care space.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide Human Factors support across the product lifecycle including customer and user needs identification, development of user and workplace profiles and usage scenarios, task analysis, requirements specification, generation of hardware and software design concepts in collaboration with the engineering teams, user interface design, usability testing, and use error analysis.
  • Performance of these within the constraints of a complex regulated environment; and in partnership with engineering (Software, Firmware, Hardware, Mechanical, and Systems), research, technology, product planning, clinical, regulatory, and marketing groups.
  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team, including marketing, engineering and other stakeholders, to analyze voice-of-customer research to identify User Needs and requirements related to the system and products
  • Apply appropriate human factors analysis and techniques to develop task analyses based on user research and system concept generation activities
  • Perform preliminary and iterative use error analyses using appropriate analytical techniques as well as end user evaluations of the workflow and system design to meet usability goals, and to ensure safe and effective use is optimized
  • Identify and analyze technological problems or risks, perform human factors investigations, and develop and implement research and analysis plans.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Factors, Usability Engineering, Cognitive/Experimental Psychology, Kinesiology, Industrial Design, or other relevant degree with 5+ years experience or Master’s Degree in same with 3+ years experience
  • Demonstrated experience in product development for medical devices, including knowledge and experience in scoping, planning and documenting work in compliance with the applicable usability standards and guidance
  • Knowledge of the application of various human factors/usability engineering principles and tools in the design, development, and evaluation of hardware and software products brought to market.
  • Be willing to travel occasionally (approx. 10% travel)
  • Be responsible for completing assigned internal training related to the role

Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in renal care product development and/or knowledge of dialysis treatment
  • Experience collaborating and communicating with a distributed global team
  • Experience prototyping hardware interfaces


Posted: December 18, 2019, 7:19 am
Category : Systems Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7815
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Systems Engineering to work within an Implantable Medical Device ProductDevelopment group. Looking for individuals who have a strong background in systems engineering and are passionate about system maturity/reliability, integration, characterization, verification, and validation. The ideal candidate would be someone with relevant educational and/or demonstrated experience maturing complex systems with significant electrical and/or software components.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with peer systems engineer(s) during development of user needs & intended uses and design input requirements to ensure they are validate-able and verifiable respectively.
  • Authors a system level Verification & Validation Plan, documenting scope of system V&V effort, while working with product/functional engineers to ensure proper and complete coverage.
  • Authors Integration Plan and corresponding test protocols during design development phase of project to progressively and predictably build design maturity. Executes tests per defined Integration Plan.
  • Works with various stakeholders to understand scope of characterization needed, including need to understand design capability. Executes system characterization efforts.
  • Influence product/component integration and characterization plans in order to assist in incremental system maturity. Works with engineers in various functional departments to achieve results.
  • Authors design verification and design validation protocols and reports. Executes system verification and validation activities.
  • Works with Human Factors engineer to ensure inclusion, tracing and proper coverage of applicable user needs in their summative usability study.
  • Works with Clinical to ensure inclusion, tracing and proper coverage of applicable intended uses in their pre-clinical or clinical study.
  • Plan and execute Test Method and Non-product software validation, and equipment and tooling qualification, per project needs.
  • Monitors progress of assigned tasks to defined project schedule.
  • Produce high quality deliverables while complying with relevant SOP.
  • Authors Summary report and other relevant inputs for submission by
  • Regulatory Affairs to regulatory agencies in support of market release review and approval.
  • 4+ years of job-related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 2+ years of job-related experience with a Master’s degree.

DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Biomedical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Reliability Engineering, or Mathematics.
  • Experience in engineering and testing mission critical systems and/or medical device systems.
  • Demonstrated experience maturing System with significant electrical component.
  • Experience working with detailed requirements and traceability in order to author test plans, protocols, and reports.
  • Experience working in cross-functional team effort.
  • Demonstrated strong verbal/written communication and influence management skills.
  • Proven ability to accomplish critical project level objectives in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of or experience working with Systems Engineering principles.
  • Knowledge of or experience working in a regulated and/or FDA medical device environment. Knowledge of or experience working with ISO and Quality System Regulation requirements.


Posted: December 17, 2019, 6:56 am
Category : Manufacturing Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7814
Region : Twin Cities

The Senior Manufacturing will support day to day manufacturing operations issues including nonconformance containment, root cause analysis, disposition, and release of product. This individual will be authoring documents which describe the known manufacturing issues, describe corrective actions, and rationale for why a lot is meeting specification. The candidate will also manage flow of product through the fully electronic Manufacturing Execution System (MES).

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Designs manufacturing processes, procedures and production layouts for assemblies, equipment installation, processing, machining and material handling.
  • Designs arrangement of machines within plant facilities to ensure most efficient and productive layout. Designs sequence of operations and specifies procedures for the fabrication of tools and equipment and other functions that affect product performance.
  • Adapts machine or equipment design to factory and production conditions.
  • May incorporate inspection and test requirements into the production plan. Inspects performance of machinery, equipment, and tools to verify their efficiency, and investigates and initiates corrective action of problems and deficiencies to ensure product quality.
  • Develops manufacturing processes that are applicable to statistical process control, and may develop those techniques.
  • Provides guidance to engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques.
  • Ensures processes and procedures are in compliance with regulations.
  • Works independently under limited supervision to determine and develop approach to solutions.
  • Makes improvements of processes, systems or products to enhance performance of the job area.
  • Requires a University Degree and minimum of 4 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience.


Posted: December 13, 2019, 6:27 am
Category : Quality Engineer - Medical Device
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7813
Region : Twin Cities

The Quality Engineer develops, modifies, applies and maintains quality standards and protocol for processing materials into partially finished or finished materials product. Collaborates with engineering and manufacturing functions to ensure quality standards are in place. Devises and implements methods and procedures for inspecting, testing and evaluating the precision and accuracy of products and production equipment. Designs or specifies inspection and testing mechanisms and equipment; conducts quality assurance tests; and performs statistical analysis to assess the cost of and determine the responsibility for products or materials that do not meet required standards and specifications. Ensures that corrective measures meet acceptable reliability standards and that documentation is compliant with requirements.

Requires a University Degree and minimum of 2 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 0 years relevant experience.



Posted: December 10, 2019, 2:28 pm
Category : Manufacturing Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7807
Region : Twin Cities

The Senior Component Engineer will be responsible for partnering with Design Engineering and Sourcing to identify, develop, qualify and release to manufacturing cost effective components/materials for use in Company endoVenous and Peripheral products. In this area of new product development, the Senior 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 to locate, evaluate, and approve new potential component/material suppliers for active projects.
  • Partner with design, manufacturing and reliability to evaluate and document risk assessments for components.
  • 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 protocols and reports in partnership with selected suppliers. Support projects, supply risk reduction, 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.
  • 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 issue resolution 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:

  • Minimum Education: Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Material Science, or similar discipline.
  • Minimum Years Experience: 5 yrs in component/materials development, reliability, manufacturing or processing/component fabrication
  • Preferred Years Experience: 4 - 7 yrs experience with a B.S., 2 - 4 yrs experience with M.S.
  • Experience with Supplier processes
  • Applied knowledge of DOE, SPC, FMEA, Gage R&R, Basic Statistics
  • Demonstrated technical writing skills
  • Proficient in MS Office - MS Project focus
  • Experienced with inspection equipment.
  • Familiar with material and mechanical testing processes and equipment

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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 measurement systems and Supplier processes (EDM, CNC, Laser, Chemical, Plasma, Stamping, Milling, Polymer Processing, Molding, Extrusion, etc...)
  • Experience with ANSI Y14.5M requirements (GDT)


Posted: December 4, 2019, 7:02 am
Category : Systems Engineer
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7806
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Principal Systems Engineer to technically lead engineering teams through innovative design, development and deployment of the company’s medical device products that meet customer specifications and quality standards. This position will also ensure alignment of product development strategy to business strategy in order to accelerate the development and commercialization of products to the market. As a member of the broader organizations technical leadership team, promote and drive innovation and excellence through cross-functional collaboration and decision making while representing product development engineering interests.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Understand the project/customer requirements and drive system and functional architectural decisions
  • Take technical ownership of entire system from inception to product delivery including (Electrical, Firmware, Software and Mechanical) architectural decisions
  • Drive system requirements, system specifications, input/output processes and working parameters by using systems engineering best practices
  • Drive system partitioning (i.e. hardware/software partitioning) and coordinate total system integration.
  • Solve system problems through simulation, mathematical analysis, and/or systems interaction testing/analysis.
  • Lead integration of product technologies with respect to mechanical, electrical, firmware and software for multiple on-going projects
  • Facilitate cross-functional technical decision making with ultimate ownership within the team
  • Key stakeholder in the technical development strategy for the project
  • Internal and external stakeholder communication on key technical updates and issues
  • Work with internal/external partners as necessary to leverage key capabilities as needed for the project
  • Interface directly with leadership team on project status/issues
  • Mentor engineers in engineering activities/methodologies and domain knowledge
  • Coordinate system testing including evaluation, validation & verification activities.
  • Drive systems engineering center of excellence as key discipline across the organization.
  • Execute risk management/mitigation activities and system issue resolution for the project.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Engineering, preferably systems, electrical, mechanical, or software
  • 10+ years of engineering experience
  • 3-5+ years new product development in a systems engineering role
  • Demonstrated experience with risk management and systems engineering processes
  • Ability to grow productive, trusting and open relationships with a wide variety of constituencies and communicate across the organization
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • High degree of organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • Ability to clearly and accurately translate needs and requirements
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize effectively
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to develop protocols, conduct system tests and write reports

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Systems Engineering degree(s)
  • 10+ years systems engineering experience
  • Voice-of-customer experience
  • Technology research experience
  • Strong cross-functional knowledge (electrical, mechanical, software, regulatory, etc.)
  • Experienced in the design of experiments, data analysis, statistical methods and presentation of results
  • Familiarity with functional database and software tools for managing projects, requirements, risk, etc.


Posted: December 3, 2019, 2:37 pm
Category : Industrial Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7805
Region : Twin Cities

The Industrial Engineer analyzes and designs sequence of operations and work flow to improve efficiencies; and establishes methods for maximum utilization of personnel.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • May manage training programs for personnel concerning all phases of business operations.
  • Conducts studies pertaining to cost control, cost reduction, inventory control, and production record systems. On the basis of these studies, develops and implements plans and programs for revisions to operating methods.
  • May assist facilities engineers in the planning and design of facilities.
  • Works independently with general supervision on larger, moderately complex projects / assignments.
  • May have some involvement in cross functional assignments.
  • Makes adjustments or recommends enhancements in systems and processes to solve problems or improve effectiveness of job area.
  • Requires a University Degree and minimum of 2 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with 0 years of experience.


Posted: December 3, 2019, 7:54 am
Category : Reliability Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7804
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Reliability Engineer to develop, coordinate and conduct technical reliability studies and evaluations of engineering design concepts and design of experiments (DOE) constructs for a major medical device company.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Recommends design or test methods and statistical process control procedures for achieving required levels of product reliability.
  • Completes risk analysis studies of new design and processes.
  • Compiles and analyzes performance reports and process control statistics; investigates and analyzes relevant variables potentially affecting product and processes.
  • Ensures that corrective measures meet acceptable reliability standards.
  • Analyzes preliminary plans and develops reliability engineering programs to achieve company, customer and governmental agency reliability objectives.
  • May develop mathematical models to identify units, batches or processes posing excessive failure risks.
  • As necessary, proposes changes in design or formulation to improve system and/or process reliability.
  • May determine units and/or batches requiring environmental testing, and specifies minimum number of samples to obtain statistically valid data.
  • Requires a University Degree and minimum of 2 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with 0 years of experience.


Posted: November 26, 2019, 12:31 pm
Category : Reliability Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7803
Region : Twin Cities

In this exciting role as a Senior Software Reliability Engineer you will have responsibility for ensuring company products exceed the safety and reliability requirements and expectations of patients, clinicians, regulators, and the business. This position provides software reliability engineering on new product development teams for R&D. The candidate will be a key player in cross-functional teams and serve as a technical representative for reliability, safety and quality functions. As part of R&D project teams, the Senior Software Reliability Engineer will define, contribute, and execute the overall reliability related programs. This position will work with multidisciplinary teams and provide leadership for Design for Reliability (DfR), guidance to technical issues, engagement in design and risk reviews, and contribute to development activities.

A Day in the Life:

  • Analyzes preliminary plans and develops reliability engineering programs to achieve company, customer and governmental agency reliability objectives.
  • Ensures that corrective measures meet acceptable reliability standards.
  • May develop mathematical models to identify units, batches or processes posing excessive failure risks.
  • As necessary, proposes changes in design or formulation to improve system and/or process reliability.
  • May determine units and/or batches requiring environmental testing, and specifies minimum number of samples to obtain statistically valid data.
  • Develops, coordinates and conducts technical reliability studies and evaluations of engineering design concepts and design of experiments (DOE) constructs.
  • Recommends design or test methods and statistical process control procedures for achieving required levels of product reliability.
  • Completes risk analysis studies of new design and processes.
  • Compiles and analyzes performance reports and process control statistics; investigates and analyzes relevant variables potentially affecting product and processes.

  • Must Have a Bachelor’s degree and 4+ years relevant experience OR Masters degree with 2+ Years experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in Engineering or Science
  • Proven understanding of reliability engineering principles
  • Strong understanding of and experience in the application of statistics, including experience with Minitab
  • Experience in a highly-regulated industry, preferably implantable medical devices
  • Experience with 21 CFR Part 820 (Quality System Regulation), ISO 13485, etc.
  • Experience in the application of Risk Management (ISO 14971) and hazard analysis and risk analysis techniques (e.g., PHA, HA, FTA, DFMEA)
  • Ability to independently lead investigations to identify system/product failures, hazards, hazardous situations, and harms
  • IBHRE Certified EP Specialist (Allied Professional) and/or CRE Certified
  • 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), Design for Six Sigma (DFSS), Design for Lean Sigma (DFLS), and/or robust design practices
  • Medical Safety Engineering/Risk Management experience
  • Medical training, medical field experience, and/or IBHRE certification


Posted: November 26, 2019, 9:27 am
Category : Product Manager
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7802
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Product Manager to be responsible for guiding the success of our electric actuator and motion control products and organizing the cross-functional team that is responsible for improving it. This important organizational role sets the strategy, roadmap, and feature definition for a product or product line. This role also sets pricing, analyzes profitability, works on forecasting, does market research and is a sales champion for the products in the field.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, or a related physical science field (Mechanical engineering preferred).
  • At least 4 years of experience in a related industrial product management, marketing and/or outside sales capacity and/or applications engineering, preferably in the automation or motion control industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective product management strategies for the life cycle of a technical product.
  • Strong presentation skills with the ability to present technically to a broad audience.
  • Ability to strategically analyze data, consult with stakeholders, formulate a position and then present a compelling argument for that position.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a project from concept through fulfillment.
  • Technically competent to effectively manage all programs associated with assigned products.
  • Sound decision-making abilities; ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to travel 20-25% of the time.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a wide audience on technical subjects.


Posted: November 25, 2019, 2:29 pm
Category : Manufacturing Engineer
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7799
Region : Twin Cities

Looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to support Semiconductor sensor products. The Manufacturing Engineer has the responsibilities to continuously improve the performance of the manufacturing process by using continuous incremental improvements principles, specific projects, fixture discipline development, and continual evaluation of performance over time.

Key Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

  • The candidate should be able to identify manufacturing process improvement, determine root cause, and implement process change. Be vocal and collaborate with engineering department to escalate production defects.
  • Analyze manufacturing process flows continually for the enhancements of quality, cost reduction, yield and throughput. Establish control plans for assigned products.
  • Conferring with assemblers, development and vendors in determining product specifications and arranging equipment, fixtures, parts, and evaluating products according to quality standards and specifications.
  • Define metrics and report results of manufacturing fixture yields and plans for improvement.
  • The candidate has the responsibilities including process documentation, quality enforcement, and development of best practices in repeatable and sustaining manufacturing process.
  • Develop and optimize work design, manufacturing layout and product flow: recommends and implements process layouts for efficient manufacturing.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience, Education, and Competencies Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5 years of experience in an engineering or related field.
  • Ability to work effectively with cross-functional groups and ownership for products and processes assigned.
  • Knowledge of wafer fabrication environment and tooling gauge usage.
  • Experience in statistical applications tools such as Minitab, Excel, or JMP.
  • Ability to lead and support cross-functional teams and effectively communicate technical information across all channels.

Experience, Education, and Competencies Preferred:

  • Master’s degree with 2 years of experience in an engineering or related field.
  • Experience with optomechanical / electromechanical assembly operations.
  • Certified Lean or Six Sigma Green Belt or higher.
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to effectively coordinate multiple projects.
  • Hands-on, team oriented individual possessing strong problem-solving and analytical skills.


Posted: November 19, 2019, 8:59 am
Category : Manufacturing Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7796
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to evaluate production equipment, production support, and process validation Troubleshoot manufacturing process and equipment Protocol and report writing Generate and modify manufacturing process documentation Work with cross functional teams as required Develop and implement process improvements



Posted: November 18, 2019, 12:18 pm
Category : Quality Engineer - Medical Device
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7791
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Quality Engineer to remediate legacy project documents to be EU MDR ready. This specifically involves test method development, test equipment qualification, test method validation, and design verification testing, protocol and report writing - ISO 80369-7: the activities will involve design change, design verification testing, test method development, validation, protocol and report writing - PMA readiness: the activities will involve reviewing and remediate existing design controls documentation to be PMA submission and audit ready - The individual have to be able to multi-task, work independently, pay attention to details, and keep up with the project timeline



Posted: November 11, 2019, 11:46 am
Category : Manufacturing Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7789
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to design manufacturing processes, procedures and production layouts for assemblies, equipment installation, processing, machining and material handling.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

  • Designs arrangement of machines within plant facilities to ensure most efficient and productive layout.
  • Designs sequence of operations and specifies procedures for the fabrication of tools and equipment and other functions that affect product performance.
  • Adapts machine or equipment design to factory and production conditions.
  • May incorporate inspection and test requirements into the production plan. Inspects performance of machinery, equipment, and tools to verify their efficiency, and investigates and initiates corrective action of problems and deficiencies to ensure product quality.
  • Develops manufacturing processes that are applicable to statistical process control, and may develop those techniques.
  • Provides guidance to engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques.
  • Ensures processes and procedures are in compliance with regulations.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelors Degree and 0-2 years experience
  • Experience with CAPA, Medical Device, and Manufacturing Change Control preferred.



Posted: November 11, 2019, 9:33 am
Category : Software Engineer
Job Type : Contract-to-Hire
Id : 7788
Region : Twin Cities

The Principal Software Architect works with the Software Engineering team and has the prime responsibility of leading the company’s team of Software Engineers, including the formation of software architecture and development plans on projects requiring software/firmware.

Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering, coupled with 10+ years of experience in systems software development within the medical device arena is required along with the following key attributes:
  • Skilled in the art of software systems architecture for both embedded software and larger interconnected software systems
  • Experience leading software teams in a multi-disciplined environment
  • Ability to translate user needs and system design specifications and into software requirements
  • Experience designing and developing software and firmware applications in response to functional specifications
  • Experience using industry standard tools and practices to document and visualize software system architecture
  • Experience designing and developing embedded applications with intensive, interrupt driven communications for real-time process control applications using multiple serial channels and communications protocols (proprietary and standard based)
  • Experience in developing cloud software systems and mobile application software
  • Experience in developing wireless applications and devices
  • Experience in sensor and instrumentation integration
  • Experience creating software development plans and schedules
  • Extensive use of debugging tools, including software debuggers and basic use of electronic diagnostic devices for software development, integration, debugging, and troubleshooting
  • Integrate firmware with a variety of hardware platforms and to analyze and troubleshoot the hardware/firmware interface
  • Prefer Certified Cloud Solutions Architect (AWS or Azure)
  • Experience with ISO 13485, IEC 62304, FDA design controls or similar regulatory environment

Our fast-paced environment demands the ability to manage multiple projects within various disciplines and deadlines. High-energy, self-starters with the following qualities:

  • Successful communication skills, business acumen and assertive decision-making ability
  • Flexibility to multi-task and perform a wide range of activities
  • Excellent computer skills, including MS Office proficiency

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the greater development team, including Systems Engineering, to develop high level software requirements
  • Design, develop and document software systems architecture for projects ranging from small embedded systems to larger interconnected systems.
  • Support the software development team with translating high level software requirements into detailed software requirements, supporting the documented software architecture
  • Verify that the documented architecture is implemented according to plan through participation in code reviews and design reviews throughout the process
  • Dictate design choices to software developers, including, but not limited to: platforms, coding, and technical levels
  • Create project software development plans, which may favor either a waterfall or agile development process.
  • Work with the program management team on creating accurate software project schedules
  • Maintain and continually improve the software architecture and development process, as technologies and teams evolve
  • Design and develop firmware for embedded systems. Integrate developed applications with other components
  • Mentor junior staff and serve as software onboarding liaison for new employees
  • Assist hardware engineers in development of new platforms and in troubleshooting hardware/software interfaces
  • Document and perform integration, testing, debugging and installation support and activities
  • Participate with project team in the design and implementation of new and enhanced products
  • Develop control algorithms to optimize module and display system performance
  • Interface with design team to support functional test and measurement requirements
  • Initiate and maintain FDA software design control documents
  • Support the manufacturing process by designing and developing production automation software


Posted: November 11, 2019, 8:51 am
Category : Product Manager
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7785
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a high caliber Engineering Project Manager who will be responsible for achieving successful execution of various product development initiatives in support of the company's strategy.  The Project Manager serves as a cross-functional team lead with responsibility for defining, developing and delivering new products for our customers while ensuring team commitments are met and communicated in a timely fashion.  This position is responsible for complying with the Quality System requirements and carrying out responsibilities as outlined in the environmental, health, and safety policies. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain multiple project development schedules
  • Monitor and track progress toward project objectives, manage project schedules and budgets, and implement strategies to ensure successful delivery of the project on time and on budget
  • Use broad cross-functional knowledge to provide direction to a cross-functional product development team
  • Provide leadership to ensure overall quality of multiple projects, while minimizing project risks
  • Ensure alignment and communication between groups including Engineering, Operations, Marketing, Clinical, and Quality
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Exceptional project management skill; knowledge of process and project planning best practices
  • Demonstrated capacity for strategic thinking, project planning and management
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal/team effectiveness with an ability to accurately communicate to engineering team and management
  • Clear understanding of the roles and responsibilities of cross-functional project teams
  • Ability to negotiate and manage competing priorities across multiple functional areas
  • Knowledge of FDA, GMP, and ISO 13485; any experience with QSR implementation is desired, but not required.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively and clearly communicate concepts, ideas and knowledge to other individuals and teams.
  • Advanced computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

 



Posted: November 11, 2019, 7:59 am
Category : Packaging Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7779
Region : Twin Cities

The packaging engineer will design and develop novel packaging solutions for new product development and sustaining engineering projects for a major medical device company. The role will also participate and lead cross functional teams consisting of R&D, Operations, Regulatory, Quality, Supply Chain and Labeling to ensure robust packaging development and engineering support across various manufacturing sites.

Day in The Life:

  • Responsible for the design, development, and support of package systems and processes for sterile & non-sterile medical devices including components, assemblies, and labels.
  • Supports the improvement and standardization of packaging on existing products with focus on compliance, performance and cost effectiveness.
  • Collaborate with Packaging and Labeling peers to identify and implement best practices, packages and processes.
  • Participate on cross-functional, cross-site project teams focusing on packaging, packaging technology and processes improvements
  • Utilize knowledge of FDA and ISO requirements related to packaging and labeling, ensuring robust package validation and qualification
  • Draft technical documentation including package testing protocols and validation associated with the qualification and release of package designs
  • Process development and support for packaging assemblies for manufacturing
  • Develop plans to establish proof of shelf life, accelerated and real time.
  • Support and execute all aspects of packaging development and testing as required
  • Actively participate in the identification of suppliers, testing and approving materials, including liaison with the vendors.

Must Have:

  • 2+ years experience with a BS Packaging or related engineering field (e.g. Mechanical or Materials); 0-2 years with MS
  • Medical device or Pharma packaging experience
  • Knowledgeable in ISO, ASTM, ISTA standards related to packaging.
  • Solid proficiency in MS Word, Excel and statistical analysis software
  • Familiarity with FDA quality assurance requirements for design and manufacturing.
  • Ability to travel up to 15%, both domestic and international.

Nice to Have:

  • Certified Packaging Professional (CPP) preferred.
  • Experience with ethylene oxide, steam, liquid chemical, and radiation sterilization methods
  • Experience with process development and design of experiments (DOE) methodology Experience with Design Verification and Process Validation.
  • Experience with sterile barrier sealing equipment and processes.
  • Experience with MiniTab, Microsoft Project, Solidworks and change control software.


Posted: November 6, 2019, 7:11 am
Category : Technicians
Job Type : Contract-to-Hire
Id : 7776
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Production Technician to support 3D or Semiconductor sensor products. The Production Technician will support engineering with moderately complex engineering duties and/or hands-on tasks. Involved with the overall production and manufacturing of optical sensors or Semiconductor. Coordinate with hardware and software manufacturing engineering teams. Assist in the develop performance models and test procedures.

Key Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

  • Build, align, and calibrate sensor using hand tools, light meters, multimeters, alignment telescopes, autocollimators, theodolites, and lasers.
  • Support Design Engineers with testing and troubleshooting. Analyze test results and adjust equipment to bring it within specifications. Set up and conduct precision optical and mechanical measurements.
  • Coordinate with other departments to install, align, troubleshoot, calibrate, and document changes.
  • Participate in daily production communication meeting to resolve manufacturing issues such as process, fixtures, capacity, and materials to achieve the production build plan.
  • When required, candidate can be assigned to support production capacity to meet revenue plans.
  • Proficient with computer programs like MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS Excel to communicate, calculate, and document.
  • Ability to read mechanical drawings, production build processes, and test procedures.
  • Work closely with APA (Advanced Prototyping Assembler) & Manufacturing Engineering team.
  • Required work hours is from 6:00am to 2:30pm with flexible hours to work outside of standard hours.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience, Education, and Competencies Required:

  • Two year technical degree in manufacturing or related field with two years of hands-on experience.
  • Ability to understand drawings, specifications, procedures, and geometric tolerances.
  • Self-driven with the ability to multi-task and prioritize within their assigned work scope.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills to decipher between sensor design, fixture, or software issue.
  • Able to articulate problem statement and provide technical strategy to problem solving.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, but does not supervise others. Individual will not give work direction. Will provide input to create a solution for process change considerations to be approved by the Manufacturing Engineer or Production Supervisor.
  • Experience, Education, and Competencies Preferred:
  • Five years of optics or semiconductor hands-on experience.
  • Optical component handling, cleaning, and bonding experience preferred.
  • Experience with optomechanical / electromechanical assembly operations preferred.
  • Working knowledge of small to medium electro/mechanical assembly experience.


Posted: November 4, 2019, 11:51 am
Category : Firmware Engineer
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7766
Region : Twin Cities

We are currently hiring an Embedded Linux Software Engineer to develop embedded software for new products and maintain existing product lines through improvement updates. Preference is someone experienced working with open source tools as well as traditional embedded software technologies used in a regulated environment for medical devices.

Responsibilities:

  • Development of C/C++/C++ v11 embedded software applications for both new and existing medical devices
  • Adapt and extend existing embedded Linux applications to add new features to current products, analyze the existing architecture and if applicable, adjust and extend it to allow reuse across additional future products.
  • May coach and develop entry level engineers by sharing knowledge and best practices
  • Assist in planning, estimating, and scheduling software development efforts
  • Review, and guide technical work and issue resolution providing multiple options and ensuring that all work meets requirements and specifications in compliance with the quality system and best practices
  • Maintain frequent communication within and outside of the department in support of engineering activities and project plans
  • Assure appropriate documentation for assigned project
  • Understands and follows requirements of SOPs.
  • Contribute to corrective action development and alternatives.
  • Determine resolution of intermediate technical issues as needed and assures that technical work meets specified requirements.
  • Conducts testing for assigned projects.
  • Prepare documentation associated with engineering activities.
  • Conduct design testing.
  • Operate with a significant amount of latitude and freedom. Within these minimal constraints, may lead medium to large projects; plans and authorizes tests and approves test evaluations; directs and approves documentation and related drawings; designs components, parts or systems of significant difficulty; oversees/approves troubleshooting resolutions.
  • Perform engineering work requiring full competency in all conventional aspect of engineering
  • Plans and conducts work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection and the substantial adaption of standard engineering techniques, procedures and requirements. Plans and coordinates detailed phases of engineering actions for part of a project
  • Performs assignments independently troubleshooting tasks as related to product problems.
  • Performs assignments independently with limited supervision as to expected results.
  • Independently plans, schedules, conducts or coordinates detailed phases of the assigned project.
  • Continuously reviews project team progress and evaluates results accordingly.
  • Works under only general supervision, with direction given only in terms of broadly stated objectives and desired outcomes.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in engineering or similar. Software or Electrical Engineering preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience or 2-5 years with an advanced degree.
  • 3+ years of Embedded Linux experience (Buildroot or similar)
  • Experience writing C and C++ applications running on Linux, RTOS, bare metal, uCOS, or similar
  • Experience working with UI frameworks such as Qt, Altia or similar
  • Able to write clean, safe, readable code
  • Applies extensive technical expertise in the engineering field and has knowledge of other related disciplines (Global Product Management, Quality, Regulatory, Sales and Operations)
  • Work under only general supervision from the Engineering Manager, with direction given only in terms of broadly stated objectives and desired outcomes
  • Ability to clearly convey ideas and concepts verbally and in writing

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience in regulated product development environments preferred
  • Experience in multiple areas of an embedded device (UI, communications, databases, drivers, OS) through all stages of the development process, including for example, requirements, architecture design, coding, test, documentation, and safety analysis highly preferred
  • Experience developing and debugging complex software systems highly preferred
  • Experience planning, scheduling, and conducting multiple phases of a software project highly preferred
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment using tools such as Git, Jira, TFS, etc.
  • Experience in python and bash scripting and creating automated test frameworks preferred
  • Experience coaching and mentoring others in technical matters and related project initiatives preferred
  • Strong influencing skills and ability to convey clear supporting evidence for proposals
  • Ability and willingness to lead and create changes in policy, procedure, technology, and culture


Posted: October 16, 2019, 7:24 am
Category : Project Manager
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7765
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Project Manager to be the primary customer interface during all project phases of design, supply, production, factory testing, delivery, install, and customer site acceptance testing. This individual will be responsible for project leadership on build to print and custom automation design and build projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership to drive project related decisions (technical & non-technical)
  • Develop detailed project plans and specification documents
  • Identify resources by discipline required for successful project milestone deliveries.
  • Work with organization management on early identification and labor durations of project resources
  • Plan and lead all internal and customer project design reviews throughout project execution
  • Execute project plans which are designed to exceed financial targets
  • Manage quality, schedule, cost, and customer satisfaction
  • Manage contract compliance as it relates to "as sold" scope, allowable deviations, scope changes requiring purchase order adders, timely release of invoicing, and payment receivables

Requirements:

  • Ideal candidate will have the ability to manage multiple projects of varying degrees of complexity simultaneously, proven leadership, planning and organizational skills, and strong technical background in automation design.
  • Candidate must demonstrate proven "systems" approach to project management and the drive to consistently deliver on commitments.
  • Qualified candidate will have a BS or MS in Engineering or Technical discipline and 8-10 years of relevant experience. Significant team leadership experience, preferably in a project environment, is desired.



Posted: October 11, 2019, 11:09 am
Category : Quality/Regulatory
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7756
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a detail-oriented, proactive Certification Project Manager to run numerous certification projects.  Project coordination entails being main point of contact for customer, arranging certifications with test labs,

 

Position Description:

  • Work with test labs and other certification experts to determine what is needed to be able to certify current Company products for sale in counties outside of North America and Europe
  • Gather certification quotes from test labs and estimate support labor for potential certification projects.
  • Writing statement-of-work documents, which function as project proposals
  • Consult with internal Company employees to find test reports, product information, and any other information or help needed to complete new country certifications for existing Company products
  • 30+ hours per week
  • Certification/regulatory experience required

 

Posted: September 26, 2019, 1:24 pm
Category : Controls Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7725
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Controls Engineer to develop control system design and application of various technologies including: multi-axis motion control, image processing, vision-guided robotics, industrial instrumentation & automatic control. This position will provide technical leadership in a team-oriented work environment, interface with customers on technical projects, system programming PLC/motion/vision, startup/commissioning of machine control systems.

Position Requirements:

  • BS or MS in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering with control system emphasis (min 3.2 GPA) and relevant intern or co-op experience.
  • Strong electromechanical aptitude.
  • Motion control/Robotics experience (Delta Tau, Adept, Yamaha, Epson).
  • PLC/PC programming experience (Allen-Bradley, GE Fanuc, etc.).
  • Vision experience (Cognex, DVT, Adept).
  • Solid organizational skills.
  • Strong desire to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.
  • Ability to consistently deliver on commitments.


Posted: August 28, 2019, 12:46 pm
Category : Mechanical Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7724
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer for the following duties:

  • Develop mechanical automation designs from customer specifications
  • Provide technical direction in a team-oriented work environment
  • Lead all design aspects for assigned projects in a team-oriented work environment
  • Develop and implement design standards
  • Perform or participate in internal project design reviews
  • Interface with customers on technical projects
  • Use analytical tools to assist in the design process
  • Interface with suppliers

 

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Experience with 3D CAD modeling packages - Solidworks and Unigraphics a plus
  • Ability to manage an automation design from the concept phase through modeling and detailing
  • Experience in a "systems" approach to automation design
  • Demonstrated ability to own and drive projects to completion
  • The drive to consistently deliver on commitments

 

Position Requirements:

  • BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering
  • 4 – 6 years of experience in automated design
  • Only those persons authorized to work permanently for any employer in the US will be considered


Posted: August 28, 2019, 12:44 pm
Category : Controls Engineer
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7711
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Principal Automation Engineer to provide concept development, specification (URS authoring), and quoting of automation in support of new opportunities at the Global Innovation and Development (GID) Center or the US manufacturing facilities.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Partner with the US supply chain organization to manage the US automation Approved Vendor List (AVL), including performing competency assessments for sources on the AVL to match vendors with suitable opportunities.
  • Serve as the design for assembly / automation Subject Matter Expert for GID development programs
  • Provide project-based technical assistance, as needed, serving as a project team member.
  • Lead specification (URS authoring), sourcing, project management, and/or acceptance (FAT/SAT) of automation projects to support US manufacturing facilities or GID.
  • Work with manufacturing facility engineering & management to identify opportunities for automation and robotics to reduce cost and improve quality, with a focus on flexible automation that can be used across multiple customer programs.
  • Demonstrated flexibility to manage multiple projects and interface with teams at multiple facilities, including temporary assignments at facilities other than the assigned home base for this position.
  • Lead company-wide Automation Council, focused on component standardization, education and exploration of new technologies, and development of automation best practices.
  • Actively participate in continual improvement, corrective action and customer satisfaction.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, manufacturing engineering, industrial technology
  • Minimum five (5) years proven experience in automated machine design or assembly
  • Experience with SolidWorks or other mechanical CAD system

 

Posted: August 16, 2019, 9:08 am
Category : Packaging Engineer
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7712
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Packaging and Sterilization Engineer to direct medical packaging programs through development. This position is a resource to medical production facilities to support plant efforts.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Partner with management on setting goals for business implementation and operational effectiveness.
  • Interpret and negotiate packaging, labeling and sterilization requirements to meet customer needs.
  • Act as a packaging resource to partner with Sales, Cost Estimators, Purchasing and Business Development on quoting and sourcing programs with packaging materials and /or services and trade show support.
  • Set top-level project implementation deliverables and dates and manage the execution.
  • Identify software, hardware and equipment needs for packaging and labeling operation.
  • Develop manufacturing line layout plans and determine the space needed for device packaging and labeling.
  • Identify and monitor the supporting resources required for various stages of business implementation, on-going support of the packaging operations, and drive task-level management.
  • Monitor and justify packaging resource requirements.
  • Develop and manage project schedule(s) required to implement packaging components and equipment.
  • Partner with Project Engineers and Program Managers to successfully transition programs from development to production.
  • Coordinate the transfer of contracted packaging/assembly jobs to facilities.
  • Remain up-to-date on the latest trends and technologies in the packaging industry.
  • Instill a mindset that will proactively cause those involved in the business to put all GMP regulations at the forefront of their day-to-day activities.
  • Build partnerships with suppliers and packaging contractors.
  • Support AQP Process Road Map and checklist for assembly/packaging and sterilization programs.
  • Partner with Regulatory/Validation personnel related to Sterilization Management.
  • Extended travel to other facilities may be required to support business needs.
  • Provide backup to the Project Engineering team as required based on project load.
  • Coordinate, direct and lead engineering efforts to ensure optimum engineering of projects/programs to meet customer and manufacturing requirements.
  • Maintain cost control and profitability through interaction with the accounting group, sales and our customers.
  • Facilitate communication between customer, sales, engineering functions, outside vendors, manufacturing and multi-facility groups.

 

Required Qualifications :

  • Bachelor's degree in Packaging Engineering or closely related field
  • 2 + years of product packaging experience preferred
  • Familiar with current regulatory trends and packaging / sterilization requirements preferred
  • Experience in medical product sterilization preferred

 

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills
  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects at one time
  • Ability to work with internal and external customers in a productive and team approach


Posted: August 16, 2019, 9:07 am
Category : Mechanical Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7657
Region : Twin Cities

Looking for a Mechanical Engineer to design medical devices to comply with industry methodologies and standards.  This candidate will define requirements, technologies, and methodologies for individual projects.  Research and analyze data such as experimental data, customer design proposals, specifications, and documentation.  Direct and coordinate actions from product conception through design transfer to ensure products and systems conform to engineering design, standards and customer specifications.  Resolve technical issues and problems.  Effectively communicate their work and status.  Delegate work and leverage engineering technicians and designers.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Applies principles of mechanics, thermodynamics, hydraulics, heat transfer, and materials.
  • Designs medical products and confirms correctness using methodologies and tools such as FEA, GD&T, CFD, etc.
  • Evaluates mechanical and electromechanical systems and products by designing and conducting research programs.
  • Leads and completes medical standard document deliverables.
  • Identifies and efficiently resolves technical problems and issues.
  • Leads and communicates to a client for small scale programs.
  • Researches and analyzes experimental data to understand design issues and set a direction for issue resolution.
  • Prepares product reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Delegates and sets work direction for technicians and designers.
  • Works with suppliers and manufacturing facilities to design for manufacturability.

 

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 3+ years of experience in new product development.
  • Direct experience with the product development process ranging from requirements development, prototyping, verification and product release is required.
  • Experience in medical device design or other regulated industries preferred.
  • Must have demonstrated experience working on electromechanical systems.
  • Prefer experience with IEC 60601-1 and with ISO 14971 Risk Management for Medical Devices.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. 
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public.

 



Posted: May 14, 2019, 11:46 am
Category : Test Engr - Technical
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7626
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Senior Software Test Engineer to provide end to end development of TestStand/LabVIEW solutions for custom functional test systems including, writing requirements; test system development and integration; acceptance testing and technical support.

Major Areas of Accountability:

  • Develop software test system requirements
  • Design software solutions that satisfy test system requirements
  • Lead or participate in design review meetings
  • Collaborate with other engineering disciplines to ensure effective overall system design
  • Provide technical leadership on projects involving multiple engineers, including leading the overall design approach partitioning work among the team and sequencing detailed design activities to support the overall project schedule
  • Support the sales process by providing technical expertise in customer proposals
  • Provides effective communication with project team members, including project status, risks and suggestions to project leadership
  • Collaborate with customers as needed to accomplish customer goals

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience in a test engineering environment
  • 5 – 10 years of work experience using TestStand and LabVIEW
  • CLD or CLA is preferred
  • Ability to design TestStand or LabVIEW architectures based on system requirements
  • Application software development skills in Microsoft Visual Studio (VB.NET/C#). C/C++ experience a plus
  • Analyze existing test solution (electrical/software) and understand the design for maintenance or updating/upgrading test software
  • Solid analytical skills; able to resolve technical problems with innovative solutions
  • Proven ability to manage working on multiple projects at a time while paying strict attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Capacity to deal with a high workload and deadline pressure
  • Requires a strong initiative, proactive nature and a sense of urgency
  • Ability to travel 0% - 10% to client locations for meetings and/or system installations
  • Ability to work extended hours as necessary to meet deadlines
  • Must be able to perform in a team environment with good interpersonal skills with commitment to the highest quality achievable
  • Maintains confidentiality and security of intellectual property (ITAR, Prototype)


Posted: April 4, 2019, 12:07 pm
Category : Controls Engineer
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7556
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Systems Engineer to develop control system design and application of various technologies including: multi-axis motion control, image processing, vision-guided robotics, industrial instrumentation & automatic control. This position will provide technical leadership in a team-oriented work environment, interface with customers on technical projects, system programming PLC/motion/vision, startup/commissioning of machine control systems.

Requirements

  • BS or MS in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering with control system emphasis (min 3.2 GPA) and relevant intern or co-op experience.
  • Strong electromechanical aptitude.
  • Motion control/Robotics experience (Delta Tau, Adept, Yamaha, Epson).
  • PLC/PC programming experience (Allen-Bradley, GE Fanuc, etc.).
  • Vision experience (Cognex, DVT, Adept).
  • Solid organizational skills.
  • Strong desire to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.
  • Ability to consistently deliver on commitments.


Posted: December 6, 2018, 9:22 am
Category : Software Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7548
Region : Twin Cities

 

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Embedded firmware design and implementation
  • Support projects for new and existing customers. This will require theoretical analysis, simulation analysis, software/firmware implementation, code review, documentation, and hardware/software integration testing.
  • Support communication protocol development efforts: network security protocols, wireless mesh networking and network security
  • Support development in multiple operating systems:  Linux, FreeRTOS, bare metal, Windows, etc.
  • Coordinate and work collaboratively cross functionally as well as with other software development teams in the organization
  • Lead software efforts being self-directed as well as leading small software teams
  • Mentor junior engineers in current trends and best practices
  • Provide outstanding documentation of software designs
  • Assist with certification testing
  • Coordinate software releases with internal and external stakeholders
  • Participate in appropriate training and development programs to maintain and enhance job-related skills

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum: BS or MS in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
  • 10+ years of related experience
  • Direct experience in programming in C for real-time embedded systems
  • Significant experience working with 32-bit microcontrollers in a flash and RAM constrained system
  • Significant experience with microcontroller peripherals and interfaces: UART, SPI, ADC, PWM, Timers, etc.
  • Development experience with embedded Linux (layers below application) and RTOS/bare metal
  • Skilled in the use of test and debug equipment: oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, multi-meters, spectrum analyzers, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to function self-directed in leading software engineering efforts
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a small team of software engineers, i.e. task planning/managing, mentoring, defining core architecture, etc.
  • Good communication and team skills, both externally and internally
  • Solid debugging, troubleshooting, and problem solving ability
  • Eagerness to collaborate with team members and coworkers within the organization
  • Solid experience in delivering quality documentation (Requirements, Design Doc's, test plans)
  • Experience working through all phases of software development (Concept, architecture, development, test, release to manufacturing)

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in developing Linux Kernel drivers, and low level Linux protocols
  • Experience in developing in real-time operating systems
  • Experience with RF communication
  • Experience with RF protocols at the PHY/MAC/NWK layers such as 802.15.4, zigbee, BLE, or Wi-Fi
  • Experience with networking protocols
  • Experience with a revision control system, GIT is preferred
  • Python experience
  • Experience with unit testing


Posted: November 20, 2018, 11:57 am
Category : Sales
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7488
Region : Twin Cities

Development Resource Group is a fast-paced, well-established engineering staffing firm seeking a motivated and energetic individual to join our growing recruiting team. Development Resource Group has been supplying contract and direct hire technical staffing since 1986 specializing in Medical Device, Engineering, R&D, and Product Development.

DRG specializes in placement of hardware, software, and mechanical engineering personnel on projects with many high tech product development companies in the Twin Cities. Our engineers are responsible for design, programming, and testing of products for medical device, electronic products, and automation systems.

The Technical Recruiter must have excellent communication skills, a high level of computer system knowledge, and preferably direct experience in sourcing, interviewing, and placement of high-level product development engineers.

We are seeking an individual to manage the full recruiting lifecycle: sourcing, screening, interviewing, reference checking, and negotiating employment terms. The candidate will be well versed in all aspects of professional recruiting, including networking and the recent trends in hiring.

Ideal candidates will be skilled in the use of applicant tracking systems and be self-sufficient in navigating and administering the applicant flow process.

Prefer BS degree, with proven track record of success in the staffing industry.

We offer excellent earning potential, a competitive benefit package, and an opportunity to be successful in the fast-paced, growing technical staffing industry.


 

Posted: September 6, 2018, 9:34 am
Category : Sales
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7487
Region : Twin Cities

Development Resource Group is a growing Technical Staffing firm located in Mounds View, MN. Since 1986, DRG has been assisting clients in locating experienced engineers for project-based work on a temporary, contract-to-hire, or permanent basis. We specialize in placement of hardware, software, and mechanical engineering personnel with a strong base of high tech product development companies in the Twin Cities. Our engineers are responsible for design, programming, and testing for medical device products, electronic products, control products and automation systems.

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, 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.

We offer an enjoyable working environment with a proven track record in our industry, excellent earning potential, a very competitive benefits package and an opportunity to be successful in the fast-paced, growing technical staffing profession.



Posted: September 6, 2018, 8:20 am
Category : Technician - Medical Equipment
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7319
Region : Twin Cities

Immediate opportunity for an Equipment / Controls Automation Technician to support design, start-up, troubleshooting, and validation of automated equipment for medical device product manufacturing. This position will support Controls Engineers in machine design development, including Autocad Electrical design and documentation of control panels, schematics, and mechanical components, updating / programming PLC and HMI software, support repeat equipment builds, and troubleshooting and solving hardware and software (PLC, HMI, Vision) issues.

Requirements include:

  • 2 year Electrical / Automation Tech degree, with
  • Training and experience in design, programming, and troubleshooting of industrial control systems.
  • Requires proficiency with Autocad Electrical Cad, and training in troubleshooting PLC and HMI systems, robotics, machine vision, and controls instrumentation.
  • Will consider entry level candidate with solid training in automated systems, or technician with up to several years of experience.


Posted: April 2, 2018, 8:52 am
Category : Controls Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7297
Region : Twin Cities

 

Seeking a Machine Vision Software Engineer / Electrical Engineer / Software Engineer needed to develop and support existing machine vision inspection systems and custom automated control systems used in the development and production of medical devices. Will work within equipment/software engineering group to design machine vision systems, including concept, plans, programming, and troubleshooting for complex manufacturing and test equipment.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science (CS or EE)
  • Manager is open to all levels of experience with automated equipment development, including some hands-on vision system knowledge.
  • Prefer experience with .NET and C++ programming, Allen Bradley PLC's and understanding of automated equipment design.
  • Prefer experience with Cognex Vision system development.
  • Exposure to robotic systems a plus.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Investigate machine vision software to identify opportunities to increase yields and/or quality of the vision system.
  • Determine root cause with regard to machine vision inspection issues.
  • Update machine vision software for enhancements and bug fixes of existing systems.
  • Investigate machine vision lighting solutions to enhance existing inspection systems.
  • Collect and analyze inspection results to prove robustness of vision system changes.
  • Integrate machine vision system into a PC or PLC based system.
  • Troubleshoot machine vision and controls systems using pneumatic and electrical schematics.
  • Develop/Update departmental standards.
  • Create supporting design documentation.
  • Make software and hardware modifications to existing automated controls equipment.
  • Follow departmental procedures and processes when updating and developing new systems.
  • Participate on project teams to develop clear specifications, evaluate feasibility of concepts, and provide estimates for electrical/software designs.
  • Communicate costs and project status to project lead.
  • Creates electrical/software designs utilizing the departments' standard development tools and procedures.


Posted: March 15, 2018, 12:25 pm