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Category : Mechanical Engineer
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7345
Region : Twin Cities

The Optical Design Engineer is responsible for the design of custom optical systems for sensors. This includes concept design, detail design, testing, documenting, and transferring the design into production.

Responsibilities:

  • Design of custom precision optical systems for imaging and projection: telecentric, achromatic, low-distortion, etc.
  • Design of various illuminators: dark field, bright field, cloudy day, kohler, etc.
  • Analysis and testing of optical systems to verify optical performance and overall sensor performance
  • Concept design to scope development effort and architect product configuration
  • Risk identification and reduction through feasibility prototypes, analysis, and testing
  • Communicate with customers and end users to define requirements
  • Collaborate with production on design manufacturability
  • Consult with manufacturing partners on part fabrication
  • Assemble and test final hardware
  • Create product drawings and project documents
  • Transition new designs to production and support existing production

Requirements:

  • Experience as an optical design engineer, designing custom imaging and illumination lens system
  • M.S. degree in Optical Engineering, or equivalent field with an Optical emphasis
  • 2-8 years of experience designing multi-element optical lens systems
  • Proficient in Zemax OpticsStudio, sequential and non-sequential
  • Experience with optical and system level tolerance analysis
  • Experience with Matlab, Python, or other high leveling programming and analysis packages
  • Experience/knowledge of optical manufacturing processes especially lens grinding, centration, coatings, and optical assemblies
  • Experience with illumination and color calibration
  • Experience in a structured development process from requirements definition, to concept design, to detail design, to testing, and implementation into production
  • Must work well in teams with other Engineering disciplines, including Electrical, Mechanical, Software, and Manufacturing
  • Good interpersonal skills. Good oral and written communications.


Posted: April 24, 2018, 2:40 pm
Category : Systems Engineer
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7344
Region : Twin Cities

The Senior Principal Systems Engineer will be primarily responsible for design, development and maintenance of R&D systems. This position also involves planning, budgeting and strategy discussions as it relates to systems development and maintenance. This position will be the technical lead for new forward looking pipeline projects and innovation initiatives within the R&D team.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITES

  • Develop and maintain adequate documentation for required regulatory approvals of the system. This includes but not limited to requirements, design documents, test plans and protocols, test reports, verification and validation reports, risk analysis, hazard analysis, FMEA, certification tests.
  • Responsible for modeling advanced system concepts and helping functional leads understand risks and possible mitigations for novel designs.
  • Responsible for coordinating activities within R&D group and collecting input from functional leads to create system level plans and budgets.
  • Help with vendor selection for production of new systems and interface with operations for design transfers.
  • Help with IP management and interface with outside attorneys in patent creation and addressing issues with pending patents.
  • Provide input into technology options and help with systems strategic planning activities.
  • Hands on activity within the R&D team to support product development efforts.
  • Lead technical efforts in innovation and early pipeline activities.
  • Interface with physicians and develop requirements for products in coordination with marketing teams
  • Help develop strategy for animal testing and be the primary R&D representative for all pre-clinical testing
  • Monitor evolution of external regulations and standards to ensure products meet appropriate requirements
  • Mentor junior engineers and be a technical resource for cross functional teams to educate them on technical details
  • Ensures that all activities and interactions are carried out with the highest ethical and professional standards.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or related engineering discipline. Advanced degrees in aforementioned disciplines preferred.
  • Minimum of 8+ years of experience in medical device engineering with 4+ years as a systems engineer.

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES

  • Expertise in electrical, mechanical and software engineering with aptitude to identify and solve cross functional challenges.
  • Expertise in medical device regulations and certification requirements for CE mark, IDE, 510(k) and PMA approval.
  • Proficient in understanding the workings of electro mechanical systems
  • Has technical knowledge and understanding of engineering design principals


Posted: April 24, 2018, 1:00 pm
Category : Quality Engineering
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7343
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Materials / Component Engineer to perform the following duties:

  • Analyzes, researches, designs and develops materials and their related fabrication and application processes to develop and optimize materials for use in engineering design of and/or application in structures, systems and subsystems.
  • Applies principles of chemistry, physics, and material behavior to develop metallic, nonmetallic and composite material and processing specifications, fabrication and assembly processes.
  • Develops, analyzes and applies material properties and design allowables, processing processes and quality engineering specifications.
  • Material analyses may include failure analysis of components, systems and subsystems, life predictions, and definition and requirement specifications.
  • Works independently with general supervision on larger, moderately complex projects / assignments.
  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of 2 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with 0 years of experience.



Posted: April 24, 2018, 12:48 pm
Category : Software Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7342
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Senior Design Automation Engineer to work on a requirements management software. This position includes capturing user needs, developing functionalities within the software, resolving bugs, user support and tool validation.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Computer Science preferred)
  • Minimum 4 year experience in software development
  • Experience in JavaScript, web based application and object oriented languages
  • Knowledge in JIRA, Agile Project Management
  • Exposure to requirements management tool and risk management preferred
  • Good interpersonal skills to interface with users.



Posted: April 24, 2018, 10:46 am
Category : Technicians
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7341
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Manufacturing Process Technician to perform the following duties:

  • Variety of duties in the electronic, mechanical, electro-mechanical areas.
  • Constructs, troubleshoots, calibrates, adjusts, tests, diagnoses, and maintains equipment, components, devices, or systems.
  • Works from schematics, engineering drawings and written or verbal instructions.
  • Operates related equipment; conducts tests and reports data.
  • Provides technical support in areas such as production, operations, maintenance, safety, testing, process improvement or product development.
  • Uses schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions or defined plans to perform testing and troubleshooting on electronic or mechanical components, equipment or systems.
  • Gathers, maintains, formats, compiles, and manipulates technical data using established formulas and procedures, and performs detailed mathematical calculations.

Required Knowledge and Experience:

  • Mechanical Aptitude
  • Familiarity with Medical Device Manufacturing quality system requirements
  • Ability to work independently
  • Requires complete and broad knowledge of operational systems, techniques and practices .
  • Requires minimum of 4 years of relevant experience


Posted: April 23, 2018, 2:51 pm
Category : Manufacturing Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7340
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Senior Manufacturing Engineer who will provide manufacturing engineering support to manufacturing lines producing Class 1 medical devices used for remote patient monitoring.

The manufacturing operations involved are for the production of electro-mechanical devices and may include the following:

  • Mechanical Assembly of Electro-mechanical devices
  • Automated testing stations
  • Calibration of devices
  • Adhesive application
  • Packaging
  • Labeling

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Primary: Perform Equipment Installation, Mfg Process Characterization, Operational Qualification, and Performance Qualification (IQ/OQ/PQ) activities for manufacturing equipment and processes. Generate related documentation including Master Validation Plans, pFMEA's, and Work Instructions.
  • Secondary: Software Validation and Test Method Validation. Generate all related documentation in compliance with internal and external requirements.
  • Daily interaction with the manufacturing teams providing hands-on support and troubleshooting of manufacturing processes and equipment. Provide detailed engineering analysis and documentation in the management of material disposition, manufacturing process updates, qualification activities, compliance activities, and CAPA's.
  • Drive Continuous Improvement to improve the efficiency of the manufacturing processes and quality of the product. Identify cost savings opportunities and implement changes. Develop technical solutions to difficult problems, finding solutions that are thorough, practical, and consistent with organization objectives.
  • Ensure personal understanding of all applicable quality policy and quality system procedural requirements. Complete required training on time.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS in Engineering
  • 4 years minimum engineering experience in the medical device field operating under FDA QSR and ISO13485 requirements.
  • Experience with manufacturing process qualification (IQ/OQ/PQ), Software Validation, and Test Method Validation

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with Continuous Improvement and in leading cost savings efforts related to manufacturing processes
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing



Posted: April 23, 2018, 8:21 am
Category : Manufacturing Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7339
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to be responsible for providing engineering support to the manufacturing processes, by troubleshooting equipment downtime, identifying and implementing yield improvement activities, and performing investigation, disposition and corrective action for production issues. 

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Production Support and Trouble Shooting - Provide engineering support to manufacturing operations.
  • Ensure no negative impact on customer service and minimize downtime
  • Perform investigation, disposition and corrective action for production issues through the quality system procedures (NCMR & CAPA)
  • With supervisory guidance, implements process and product improvements
  • Determines specific requirements of manufacturing operation in order to specify equipment, fixturing and process parameters
  • Continuous improvement and cost analysis
  • Deploy Lean 6 Sigma methodology to identify, evaluate and implement opportunities for improvement in manufacturing processes
  • Support plans to evaluate process repeatability and stability through equipment qualification and process validation.
  • In partnership with Finance, perform detailed cost analysis of manufacturing changes
  • Demonstrate strong problem solving, project management, change management, analytical, and leadership skills
  • Identification of cost reduction opportunities and perform assessment based on impact and effort for prioritization
  • Communicate progress, status, and issues to upper management

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or related Technical/Scientific field of study
  • Minimum 2 years engineering experience
  • GMP, ISO and company requirements
  • Experience in Six Sigma methodology
  • Experience with problem solving using analytic s such as DMAIC/A3
  • Experience handling multiple tasks concurrently 
  • Experience interpreting mechanical drawings 
  • Knowledge of quality systems
  • Excellent Verbal and Written communications 
  • Excellent data analysis skills and proficient in the use of statistical tools in problem solving
  • Ability to solve complex problems
  • Analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Computer skills such as Word and Excel 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Green Belt Certification (Internal or ASQ)
  • Experience with Medical Device Regulation ISO 13485
  • Experience in medical product manufacturing / assembly operations
  • Excellent data analysis skills and proficient in the use of statistical tools in problem solving

 

Posted: April 20, 2018, 8:23 am
Category : Sales Engineer
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7337
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a motivated Sales Engineer who strives to be an integral part of a growing team that does not shy away from designing and delivering products for the most challenging applications across dozens of industries.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for selling standard and custom Rotary Unions and Electrical Slip Rings.
  • Respond to incoming customer inquiries in a timely and efficient manner. These inquiries come inthrough the website, email or phone.
  • Develop and maintain communications in a cooperative and professional manner with customers, distributors and all levels of internal staff.
  • Professionally communicate with customers to identify needs, and propose solutions to meet theirrequirements.
  • Ability to understand and present company’s product line in a professional and effective manner to achieve revenue and profitability goals.
  • Participate in sales forecasting and planning while maintaining industry and technical knowledge.

Experience & Abilities:

  • 2+ years of technical sales experience with a Mechanical aptitude.
  • Must be self-motivated, able to multitask, and organize your own workload.
  • Solve problems with minimal direction.
  • Communicate effectively within the organization and work cooperatively with other employees.
  • Prefer 4-year degree in Mechanical or other engineering discipline (but not required).


Posted: April 20, 2018, 7:59 am
Category : Mechanical Engineer
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7338
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Sr. Mechanical Engineer – R&D to lead all aspects of the mechanical design of new electromechanical medical devices and accessories. Provide project leadership, specifications creation, perform engineering modeling and analyses, develop test methods and fixtures, document and communicate the design internally and to suppliers. Significant creativity and experience is essential, using engineering practices in the design, analysis and verification of components (injection molded, machined and sheet metal), assemblies, mechanisms and systems.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Designs, develops, prototypes, measures, modifies and tests cost-effective mechanical systems as part of electromechanical equipment development. Specification and qualification of new mechanical designs.
  • Designs with knowledge of materials and manufacturing processes and understands the interdependencies/design constraints with other project team members. Exhibits cooperation andsound judgment in design tradeoffs resulting in reliable designs.
  • Design For: Quality, Reliability, Serviceability, Manufacturability, Test and Product Cost while meeting the needs of the customer.
  • Develop tests for design verification and validation for electromechanical products. Perform design verification activities.
  • Simulation of systems as appropriate to assure product performance.
  • Diagnose the causes of system failures and specify solutions.
  • Develops intellectual property to maintain competitive advantage.
  • Rigorous documentation for all phases of product development, including design specifications, verification test plans, CAD models, drawings, and change orders associated with medical devices and accessories.
  • Develops and maintain project plans, coordinates project activities, set/adhere to milestones, manage concurrent projects.
  • Routine communication with peers and supervisors including documentation of work, meetings, anddecisions. Ensure that meetings, project reviews and action lists are kept current and communicated to all stakeholders in a timely fashion.
  • Interface with Operations teams to ensure smooth transfer of products into production.
  • Direct outside contract personnel as needed for completion of specific tasks.
  • Support compliance to Regulatory Requirements including electromagneticinterference/electromagnetic compatibility (EMI/EMC), Underwriters Laboratories (UL), REACH/RoHS and other environmental standards.
  • Perform work in adherence to the Quality Management System (QMS), including development and maintenance of documentation.
  • Ensures product meets requirements regulated by FDA, UL, IEC, CE and other governing bodies.
  • Participates in selection of vendors and fabrication sources to assure quality and compliance to releasedspecifications.

 

Required Skills:

  • BS Mechanical / Manufacturing Engineering
  • Working knowledge of finite element analysis, tolerance analysis, and geometric tolerances.
  • 5 years' experience as a design engineer developing electromechanical equipment in a regulated Industry.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to document prospective engineering analysis
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Design of injection molded, sheet metal and machined components
  • Proficient in Solid Works, including drawing creation
  • Working knowledge of statistics

 

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in a regulated medical device industry
  • Drawing management system knowledge
  • Working knowledge of medical terminology
  • Knowledge of QSR, ISO/EN and Quality System Standards
  • Project management experience
  • Familiar with use of 3D printing and design
  • Familiar with actuators and/or pump design including screw drives, peri pumps, and motor
  • controls/sizing, various valve types (check, pinch, piston, shear, etc.).



Posted: April 20, 2018, 7:43 am
Category : Electrical Engineer
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7336
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Sr. Hardware Engineer to develop and market 4G based wireless routers, heavy equipment telematics devices and cloud-based network service applications. OEM Groups network service applications are built on an open-source software platform that provides wireless network, router/device management services for enterprise applications in the heavy equipment and commercial fleet markets. The routers, telematics devices and network provide highly reliable, 24/7 solutions that are used by tier-one OEM and enterprise customers throughout the world.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a small team of Hardware (HW) Engineers working on multiple products
  • Work with Project Management to develop project plans
  • Drive Hardware (HW) development to meet project timelines and requirements
  • Work closely with other organizations on product realization
  • Work with Operations on maintenance of existing products
  • Turn requirements and high level designs into working products
  • Execute testing and troubleshooting at all levels of the hardware and product development process
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation
  • Mentor less senior team members

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar technical
  • degree with at least 5 years experience in design, development, and debugging of hardware.
  • Proficient with schematic capture and layout- PADS
  • Strong communication skills

Prefered Qualifications:

  • Experience with Cellular 2G/3G/4G (LTE) wireless protocols
  • Understanding of embedded Linux systems
  • Designing product to meet EMC regulatory requirements such as FCC/IC and CE
  • Experience in creating and maintaining design documentation including requirement specification, HW design validation plans, detailed validation reports, DFMEAs, etc.
  • Experience in leading small Hardware (HW) Team
  • Experience with wireless protocols such as Bluetooth, Zigbee, and WiFi
  • Experience in IP
  • Knowledge of APQP principles and application to product development methodologies
  • Experience with high volume manufacturing and product development life cycle – from requirements to
  • integration and testing.

If you are a talented Hardware Engineer with at least 5 years of experience and an interest in the

internet of Things domain, we want to speak with you. Interviews are occurring this week and next so

apply now if interested.



Posted: April 20, 2018, 7:29 am
Category : Electrical Designer
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7335
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking an AutoCAD Electrical Designer / Drafter to design and document hardware systems including drive systems and PLC I/O panels using AutoCAD Electrical

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Develop upfront engineering drawings including power one-line diagrams, network cabling drawings, and PIDs in AutoCAD
  • Detail the drive and PLC I/O system electrical schematics in AutoCAD Electrical using smart parts, circuit builder utility and I/O import utility.
  • Develop an assembly drawing of an electrical control panel from a bill-of-material supplied by a member of the engineering team.
  • Develop smart blocks for use within AutoCAD Electrical
  • Layout of panels for shop construction including at times development of assembly drawings in AutoCAD
  • Interface with design coordinator and lead engineer for common use of parts and project timing

Qualifications:

  • 3-10 Years ears of experience with AutoCAD Electrical including the building of smart blocks
  • High attention to details
  • Seek out peer/mentor feedback on system design, and team interactions.


Posted: April 19, 2018, 1:09 pm
Category : Firmware Engineer
Job Type : Contract-to-Hire
Id : 7333
Region : Twin Cities

Excellent opportunity for a Senior Embedded Software Engineer / Firmware Engineer for R&D design and development of medical software and instrumentation. Embedded software development is the key responsibility along with test, troubleshooting, and documentation.

 

Qualifications:

  • Experience in a medical product development environment.
  • Software design experience with 8, 16, and 32-bit micro-controllers/microprocessors.
  • Software experience with C in an embedded environment
  • Embedded Linux, QT and RTOS experience

 

Responsibilities:

  • Write software in a microprocessor-based embedded environment.
  • Design and documentation of embedded software for medical products.

 

Education / Experience:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science.
  • Minimum 10+ year's related experience in electronic instrumentation development with particular emphasis on software design. Good oral and written communication skills.


Posted: April 17, 2018, 2:02 pm
Category : Electrical Engineer
Job Type : Contract-to-Hire
Id : 7332
Region : Twin Cities

Immediate opportunity for a Senior Electrical Engineer for the design and development of medical electronics and firmware. Electronic development is the key responsibility. Ability to write embedded firmware would be a plus. Excellent growth potential for an individual with strong hardware design experience, and who can demonstrate the ability to manage complex projects involving electronics and software.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in a medical product design environment.
  • Electrical design experience with 8, 16, and 32-bit micro-controllers/microprocessors.
  • Analog electrical design experience with an emphasis on biological signals.
  • Electrical design of circuitry for signal acquisition, storage, and processing.
  • Electrical design of circuitry involving servo and stepper motor control.
  • Creation of specifications and test protocols.
  • Firmware experience with C in an embedded environment is a definite plus but not necessarily required.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to create system/electrical/software requirements for medical product design.
  • Analog and digital design and documentation of electronics for medical products.
  • Design and documentation of embedded software for medical products.
  • Ability to manage a project team.
  • Ability to be the key project contact for customers and maintain project schedules and budgets.

Education / Experience:

  • BSEE degree and minimum 10+ years related experience in electronic instrumentation development with particular emphasis on electrical design.
  • Requires good oral and written communication skills, experience working with vendors and customers, and interest in a quick paced product development environment.


Posted: April 17, 2018, 1:51 pm
Category : Project Manager
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7323
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Project Manager to lead and ensure a successful execution and closure of assigned projects. The successful candidate will manage scope, schedule and budget of assigned projects. Be the single point of contact for all assigned customers projects and be Proactive Project Risk Mitigation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Single point of contact for assigned projects from Order Launch through shipment.
  • Facilitate review of customer specifications and quotes such that the scope of work is defined.
  • Estimating, quoting, and documenting change(s) in scope to customer.
  • Direct communication to align and reconcile project expectations with deliverables.
  • Collaborate in assembling project financial plan, monitor the plan and drive for corrective action when plan is in jeopardy.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Work with customers to correct measurable, significant lapses in plan.
  • Provide ongoing support after shipment as necessary, until customer is completely satisfied.
  • Arrange and facilitate all customer visits during duration of project.
  • Obtaining from customer all that is needed for our completion of project: specifications, test material,
  • floor plan sign offs, payments, etc.
  • Coordinates project work plan for successful project completion.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience
  • Experience in a fast paced, engineered to order, manufacturing environment
  • Five years of experience in a project management position.
  • Demonstrated technical competency with product line
  • Highly organized and good at managing details
  • Exceptional presentation skills
  • Aptitude to deal directly with customers effectively in high pressure situations, not conflict-adverse
  • Proactive on follow-up, not letting issues linger
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills
  • Proven ability to plan
  • Good negotiator (searches for “win-win” solutions)
  • PMP or similar certificate desirable


Posted: April 10, 2018, 11:40 am
Category : Mechanical Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7329
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer to be responsible for the design, development, testing, and production of both new and existing medical devices.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and evaluate designs which meet defined product requirements and that are optimized for producibility, reliability, and overall cost to the business
  • Verify the functionality of product design by developing design test methodology and specifications in order to ensure product designs meet applicable performance requirements
  • Create project plans, tasks and deliverables in order to manage own time to meet project deadlines
  • Handle troubleshooting and problem solving tasks related to assigned portion of design project.
  • Document and support decisions using engineering analysis and data
  • Interface with vendors, manufacturing facilities and various internal groups to resolve design and manufacturability issues of new and existing products
  • Observe surgery and interface with customers/cardiac surgeons
  • Perform day-to-day job responsibilities in a U.S. and internationally regulated work environment

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, BS Biomedical Engineering, or equivalent
  • 0-2 years of medical device engineering experience
  • Ability to work effectively within a multi-functional team environment
  • Provide creative solutions to unstructured problems
  • Familiar with the use of CAD systems (Pro/E, SolidWorks), FEA and DOE analysis
  • Frequent use and application of technical standards, principles, theories, concepts, and techniques to contribute to completion of milestones associated with specific projects

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MS in Mechanical Engineering, MS Biomed Engineering, or other related engineering discipline
  • 2-4 years of medical device engineering experience
  • An understanding of clinical/technical applications of surgical products and human anatomy


Posted: April 9, 2018, 1:22 pm
Category : Material Manager
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7328
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Supply Chain Senior Buyer to evaluate, purchase and ensure the availability of the correct materials at the right quantities to support a lean manufacturing environment and to procure materials to established quality, cost and delivery expectations. To collaborate with key suppliers to build relationships and enhance supply chain management. To identify appropriate suppliers for sourcing materials to improve quality and delivery performance metrics. To communicate and work closely with appropriate internal personnel on purchased materials and take a lead role in problem solving with all appropriate entities to resolve issues.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in an appropriate business or technical field.
  • At least 3-5 years of related purchasing experience, most of which must be in a precision manufacturing environment involving both mechanical and electrical operations.
  • Experience and working knowledge of custom machined components and machining industries.
  • Knowledge of and experience with computerized “MRP” systems.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Access.
  • Ability to identify and lead process improvements within the supply chain department and across other departments within as it relates to supply chain initiatives.
  • Strong negotiation and planning skills.
  • Be able to demonstrate organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to adapt to a very high-paced environment.
  • Aptitude for strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Able to communicate professionally and effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a wide variety of organizational personnel, suppliers and others.
  • Ability to demonstrate negotiated cost savings, timely delivery and adequate quality in the purchase of assigned items and services.


Posted: April 6, 2018, 1:49 pm
Category : Quality/Regulatory
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7327
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking an experienced Inspector to use predetermined methods, operations, setups and prescribed specifications to inspect complex molds, fixtures, gauges, and piece parts to insure that they conform to all dimensional requirements and quality specifications.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

  • Uses various measuring devices and testing equipment.
  • Accepts, rejects, or reworks defective or malfunctioning units or systems.
  • Works from blueprints, diagrams, dial indicators, preset micrometers, scales, fixtures, tool maker scope, open setup, Ziess coordinate measuring machine or equivalent, customer specifications, drawing or inspection instructions and checklists.
  • May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.
  • Works under limited supervision, with no instruction needed on routine work and general instructions given on new activities.
  • Thoroughly knows inspection equipment and established operational procedures.
  • Performs a wide variety of non-routine clerical tasks.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Requires minimum of 4 years of experience with geometric tolerancing techniques.
  • Vocational training and/or certification in tool room inspection.


Posted: April 6, 2018, 7:14 am
Category : Manager
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7326
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Program Manager to assist the company in the design and maintenance of a program focusing on identifying key technology e?orts required to support the innovative product pipelines across the enterprise. This position will provide overall project management direction and integration in conjunction with cross-functional teams.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Act as primary customer contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with program Co-Chairs and R&D Council Executive Sponsor to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance of the technology portfolio
  • Provide input to establishing program objectives, timelines, milestones, and budget
  • Facilitates program working meetings, setting agenda, creating materials and action planning to ensure projects move forward in a timely manner
  • Maintain e?ective systems to track project status and report progress against key program deliverables including the creation and maintenance of program dashboards and monitoring tools.
  • Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plan and schedule, identi?es program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual speci?cations
  • Works with program sub-teams to analyze company data and external benchmarking to discover best practices and gaps to goal, and suggested next steps
  • Solve issues through information exchange, in?uence and active persuasion without direct exercise of command to gain cooperation of other parties on program execution plans
  • Identi?es opportunities for continuous improvement of planning processes on basis of feedback from R&D and functional partners

 

Position Requirements:

  • Requires a University Degree and minimum of 5 years relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 3 years prior relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated success at dealing with ambiguity and delivering successful outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead people, teams and projects and to get results through others.
  • Experience in establishing program objectives, timelines, milestones, and budgets
  • Experience with information technology systems Mastery of Microsoft O?ce (PowerPoint, Excel, Word)


Posted: April 5, 2018, 6:58 am
Category : Reliability Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7325
Region : Twin Cities

The Reliability Test Method Validation (TMV) Engineer will support released medical devices and systems throughout the product life cycle with a particular focus on validating existing test methods by evaluating them for suitability and clinical relevance. Work to resolve testing issues by collaborating with cross functional team.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Starting with test method validation assessment documentation, candidate will develop a plan to complete validation activities of existing test methods and then execute on the plan. Review design and process changes and assess impact to assure reliability requirements are met. Complete Gage R&R studies on test methods used for design verification, receiving inspection, in process checks (mfg), final QC checks (mfg) and returned products analysis. Complete statistical analysis using Minitab on test data gathered.
  • Working with design and/or process expert, use reliability testing and statistical methods and concepts to gather evidence of test method validation. Provide updates to management on status of overall test method validation project plan.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • 2+ years of experience in the design, qualification and manufacture of medical devices
  • Experience with validation of test methods. Reliability, Design Assurance, design verification and validation testing, product development, reliability or advanced manufacturing/process development engineering functions.
  • Experience writing test protocols and reports. Experience with test methods. Experience with developing fixtures and basic inspection methods (tool maker scope, quadra-check, instron pull tester).
  • Proficiency with data analysis using statistical techniques and reliability tools.
  • Proficiency with Minitab, MS word and MS excel.
  • Knowledge of Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills working across geographies and departments
  • Familiarity with medical device standards, processes and documentation
  • Familiarity with cardiac anatomy, clinical electrophysiology experience and either surgical or catheter ablation procedures
  • Proficiency with statistical software packages, quality tools and MS applications: Matlab, Powerpoint, Excel (with ability to write macros or small analysis programs a plus).


Posted: April 4, 2018, 11:41 am
Category : Software Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7322
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking an experienced Software Engineer. This person will be a key member of the engineering team developing a medical research system. They will develop and drive test strategy, establish quality standards and practices, and create manual and automated test cases to thoroughly verify the complex system. The Software Engineer will perform architecture development, design, implementation, test and debug of Windows-based APIs and user interface tools, including drivers and applications. The candidate must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team to achieve project and business objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Writing and conducting unit tests
  • Reviewing architecture and requirement specifications
  • Developing and implementing verification test strategies
  • Writing test plans
  • Developing test environments and test cases
  • Contributing to peer code reviews

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of 4 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience.
  • Must be familiar with a variety of software verification and validation strategies.
  • Windows programming, including API and GUI verification testing.
  • Development and debug using various software languages and techniques including: C#, .NET, MATLAB, and JSON
  • Very strong debug and troubleshooting skills
  • Commitment to sound software engineering principles and design.
  • Outstanding communication skills to collaborate within and across the engineering and project teams, as well as work independently with minimal supervision.
  • This position has a minimum skill requirement of: C# programming, Windows API and application programming and verification (including multi-threaded design).


Posted: April 2, 2018, 2:43 pm
Category : Software Test Engineer
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7320
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking an experienced, high caliber Senior Systems Verification Engineer to join our System Verification team for development projects within the organization. This candidate will bring testing and leadership expertise to the verification of medical device systems. Responsibilities include requirements analysis, test design, test execution, defect issue resolution, project leadership, and support of the engineering team’s investigation of field complaints.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Design test suites for new product features and functionality
  • Lead product testing projects including estimation, planning, coordination, project deliverables, and directing the day to day tasks of others
  • Work independently and as a team member to plan, write, and execute test cases
  • Participate in the requirements, hazard analysis, and design reviews for new features
  • Display initiative, leadership and coaching skills including continuous quality/engineering process improvement, project leadership, and team training
  • Evaluate, recommend, and employ system tests tools to ensure system quality
  • Provide verification and validation perspective to R&D’s ongoing product development, requirements, product and test designs, defect reviews, user workflows, and field complaint investigations
  • Maintain expert status and continuing proficiency in the field of system test engineering

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in engineering
  • Minimum of five years of relevant work experience including system-level test development
  • Understanding of hardware-software systems, requirements leveling, and interface requirements
  • Experience working in the medical device industry or other highly regulated industry
  • Demonstrated ability to develop new methods for characterization of system performance and verification of system functionality
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and comply with applicable FDA regulations and Company operating procedures, processes, policies and tasks
  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment
  • Ability to work within a cross-functional team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization
  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science or equivalent in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering
  • Current industry knowledge of electrophysiology and/or cardiac rhythm management products
  • Experience with LabVIEW, C++, Perl, and Python programming languages



Posted: April 2, 2018, 1:34 pm
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 : Technician - R&D
Job Type : Contract-to-Hire
Id : 7318
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Prototype R&D Technician to use their knowledge of welding, machining, hydraulics, paint, and fixture building to build production models. This is a key role that will report directly to the VP of Manufacturing. Also, this position will interact with production, engineering, the prototype team and senior leadership as well as the commercial end user on occasion. Once the idea is conceived, 3D modeling is completed, and blueprints are approved, the Technician will step in to build the prototype.

Necessary Skills:

  • Basic Understanding of Hydraulic
  • Competent Welder
  • General Machining ability
  • Electrical Familiarization
  • Paint Familiarization
  • Simple electrical
  • Ability to read blueprints and have basic design instincts
  • Prior fixture building would be preferable
  • People skills are an absolute must
  • Creative mind
  • Prior experience of the above skills in a production facility

Preferences:

  • Someone who has previously worked on a team with draftsman, sales & marketing, engineering etc. and has taken direction.
  • A person that can keep in mind the customer’s interest as far as maintenance and wear items.
  • Has the communication skills/patience to assist in training assembly
  • Can help keep workflow of the product running smoothly and takes into account production process when building.
  • Someone coming out of metalworking either an OEM or perhaps a contract manufacturer.
  • Reasonable commute, stable work history, wants smaller company and desires a whole lot of variety


Posted: April 2, 2018, 8:09 am
Category : Systems Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7316
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking an experienced Principal System Test Engineer to be a key member of the engineering team developing a medical research system. This candidate will develop and drive test strategy, establish quality standards and practices, and create manual and automated test cases to thoroughly verify the complex system. The engineer will perform free form testing and troubleshooting of the integration of Windows-based APIs and user interface tools. The candidate must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team to achieve project and business objectives. 

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Reviewing architecture and requirement specifications 
  • Developing and implementing verification test strategies and environments 
  • Writing test plans and test cases 
  • Executing documented test cases as well as free form testing 
  • Compiling raw data and test results in a documented fashion 
  • Contributing to peer reviews 

 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree and 7 years or relevant experience or 5years experience with an advanced degree.
  • Must be familiar with a variety of system verification and validation strategies. 
  • Very strong debug and troubleshooting skills 
  • Commitment to sound system engineering principles and design. 
  • Outstanding communication skills to collaborate within and across the engineering and project teams, as well as work independently with minimal supervision. 
  • Must be capable of operating standard lab equipment (e.g., oscilloscope, power supply)

 

Posted: March 30, 2018, 7:22 am
Category : Quality Engineering
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7315
Region : Twin Cities

The Senior Quality Engineer - Pharma will provide quality assurance expertise for the development, site transfer, manufacturing and testing of combination medical device/drug products.

This role will provide quality engineering support in sterilization management, environmental control, and cGMP pharmaceutical manufacturing of combination products including analytical lab activities. Provide support to internal and external customers, perform root cause analysis and implement corrective action. May manage projects for new or revised products or quality system changes in cGMP pharmaceutical requirement of combination products. Provides coaching on cGMP regulations and all relevant standards to Quality and Manufacturing Engineering staff. to staff.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leads Quality System (QS) development for compliance to drug cGMP manufacturing (FDA 21 CFR Parts 210 & 211)
  • Guides, supports and approves development of facilities, utilities, cleanroom, equipment, production processes and controls, cleaning, inspection and testing and batch records for device and combination product.
  • Provides expertise in all aspects of QA: cGMP, pharmaceutical manufacturing, API handling and controls, clean room environments and environmental controls, sterilization, supply chain quality, contamination control, QC unit responsibilities, etc.
  • Develops training programs as needed in areas such as use of equipment, inspection methods, statistical methods, processes, sterilization, environmental controls, quality system etc. to maintain required level of knowledge in cGMP regulations.
  • Approves validation protocols and reports, including but limited to those associated with drug or combination product manufacture, laboratory activity/analytical methods, cleaning validation, and master validation plans.
  • Approves and conducts supply chain evaluations, audits, and approvals including, but not limited to: sterilization facilities, API manufacturers, processing facilities, analytical labs, controlled environment services, etc.
  • Performs internal quality system audits, including establishing audit plans and writing audit reports, and ensure compliance to drug cGMP manufacturing (FDA 21 CFR Parts 210 & 211)
  • Responsible for annual product reviews of all combinations products manufactured
  • Responsible for managing API, materials and product retains.
  • Leads and/or Support all notified bodies and regulatory audits at the site
  • Performs investigations, determines disposition of returned goods, determines reinspection requirements, determines corrective and preventive actions, issues complaint reports, completes customer corrective and preventative actions (CAPAs)
  • Develops project plans and schedules to lead medium to large size projects with definable objectives and due dates.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Science or Engineering or any relevant technical degree, or equivalent experience.
  • 10 plus years of pharmaceutical or combination product manufacturing industry experience,
  • Comprehensive understanding of drug cGMPs and ICH Q7.
  • Comprehensive understanding of drug GMP facilities, utilities and cleanroom requirements particularly for potent compound APIs.
  • Comprehensive understanding of analytical laboratory testing.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in the English language.
  • Comprehensive understanding of applicable Work Instructions, SOPs, and ISO standards.
  • Working knowledge of statistical methods associated with six sigma and quality control
  • Effective project leader. & experience with lean manufacturing principles and their implementation.
  • Ability to maintain a professional and respectful relationship with coworkers and company

 

Posted: March 29, 2018, 2:09 pm
Category : Manager
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7308
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Production Supervisor to lead, supervise, and coordinate work activities within assigned Production Areas. This position assists the Production Manager with developing, recommending, and implementing effective policies, programs, methods, procedures, and practices which will promote continuous performance improvement throughout the assigned Production areas.

Qualifications:

  • High school education or equivalent. Prefer at least 2 years of technical training as a mechanical or electrical technician or related field.
  • At least 4 years of mechanical assembly or technical support experience in a manufacturing environment. At least 2 years of experience in supervisory capacity.
  • Knowledge of blueprint reading, Excel, Word, ERP systems, ISO, SPC, Lean manufacturing and mechanical inspection.
  • Very strong mechanical aptitude and problem solving skills.
  • Experience with close tolerances and precise measurements.
  • Must exhibit strong leadership and sound decision making skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a wide variety of company personnel and others at all levels.


Posted: March 27, 2018, 10:15 am
Category : Technician - Medical Equipment
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7310
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Test Technician for the following duties:

  • Sets up test apparatus and conducts tests of production assemblies and units following methods, procedures, standards, and sequences.
  • Lays out and assembles units for production equipment according to designs and specifications. Adjusts and calibrates systems as needed.
  • Modifies equipment by adding, removing, or altering components as defined by predetermined diagrams and sketches.
  • Corrects malfunctions by making adjustments or replacing parts or components as directed.
  • Uses hand and small power tools, and various measuring and testing devices in performing job duties.
  • May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.
  • Provides technical support in areas such as production, operations, maintenance, safety, testing, process improvement or product development.
  • Uses schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions or defined plans to perform testing and troubleshooting on electronic or mechanical components, equipment or systems.

Requirements:

  • Entry Level position
  • Limited job knowledge of systems, procedures, basic laboratory techniques and use of standard test instruments.


Posted: March 26, 2018, 11:41 am
Category : Technician - Medical Equipment
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7307
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Senior Technician for the following duties:

  • Performs a variety of duties in the electronic, mechanical, electromechanical, and/or optical areas.
  • Constructs, troubleshoots, calibrates, adjusts, tests, diagnoses, and maintains equipment, components, devices, or systems.
  • Works from schematics, engineering drawings and written or verbal instructions.
  • Operates related equipment; conducts tests and reports data in prescribed format. Performs calibration and alignment checks; makes adjustments, modifications, and replacements as directed; prepares prescribed compounds and solutions.
  • Provides technical support in areas such as production, operations, maintenance, safety, testing, process improvement or product development.
  • Uses schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions or defined plans to perform testing and troubleshooting on electronic or mechanical components, equipment or systems.
  • Gathers, maintains, formats, compiles, and manipulates technical data using established formulae and procedures, and performs detailed mathematical calculations.
  • Seasoned individual contributor, working under limited supervision, and providing assistance and training to lower level employees.
  • Runs minor projects, including performing tests, interpreting data, developing reports.
  • Requires minimum of 4 years of relevant experience; may require vocational or technical education or certification in addition to prior work experience.


Posted: March 22, 2018, 2:43 pm
Category : Manufacturing Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7304
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Principal Manufacturing Engineer to perform the following duties:

  • 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.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERICENCE:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 7 years industry experience, or 5 years relevant experience with an advanced degree.


Posted: March 22, 2018, 11:46 am
Category : BioMedical Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7302
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Senior Biomedical Engineer for the following responsibilities:

  • Designs, develops and provides safety testing, repair, and maintenance of biomedical equipment.
  • Ensures that the biomedical equipment is in compliance with applicable regulatory requirements and quality control standards.
  • Design studies and conduct research on enzyme reactions and the effects of organic compounds on biological processes.
  • Participate in activities such as compound screening and compound optimization programs, and developing and running enzyme assays.

Position Details:

  • Delivers and/or manages projects assigned and works with other stakeholders to achieve desired results.
  • May act as a mentor to colleagues or may direct the work of other lower level professionals.
  • The majority of time is spent delivering and overseeing the projects from design to implementation while and adhering to policies, using specialized knowledge and skills.
  • Works independently under limited supervision to determine and develop approach to solutions. Coaches and reviews the work of lower level specialists; may manage projects / processes.
  • May be responsible for entire projects or processes within job area. Contributes to the completion of work group objectives, through building relationships and consensus to reach agreements on assignments.
  • Problems and issues faced are difficult, and may require understanding of multiple issues, job areas or specialties . 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.
  • Communicates with senior internal and external customers and vendors. Exchange information of facts, statuses, ideas and issues to achieve objective, and influence decision making.
  • May provide guidance, coaching and training to other employees within job area. May manage projects, requiring delegation of work and review of others' work product .

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 4 years’ experience or 2 years’ experience with advanced degree


Posted: March 21, 2018, 3:06 pm
Category : Project Leader
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7300
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Parts Supply Coordinator to procure and manage the ordering and kitting of all machine and COTS parts for machine builds

  • Need to be experienced with SAP to read mechanical and electrical drawings, BOMs and work with vendors for quotes on parts
  • Looking for someone who is technically inclined and able to work in fast paced environment
  • Must be well organized to submit prints to machine shop, track progress of parts, follow up on parts as to delays, etc.
  • Experience working with manufacturing automation suppliers is preferred



Posted: March 21, 2018, 11:55 am
Category : Electrical Engineer
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7298
Region : Twin Cities

The Senior Electrical Engineer- R&D will provide design support for new product development teams creating electromechanical products for the medical device industry. Performs specified electrical engineering support activities such as design and test of electrical circuits, motor control devices, sensors, switches and other electrical equipment components.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Designs, develops, prototypes, measures, modifies and tests cost-effective electrical systems as part of electromechanical equipment development. Specification and qualification of new electrical designs.
  • Designs, models, implements, and tests electrical circuits for DC brushless motor control.
  • Designs with knowledge of electronics and understands the interdependencies/design constraints with other project team members. Exhibits cooperation and sound judgment in design tradeoffs resulting in reliable designs.
  • Design For: Quality, Reliability, Serviceability, Manufacturability, Test and Product Cost while meeting the needs of the customer.
  • Develop tests for design verification and validation for electromechanical products. Perform design verification activities.
  • Design, build, verify and document manufacturing test fixtures.
  • Simulation of circuits and systems as appropriate to assure product performance.
  • Diagnose the causes of system failures and specify solutions.
  • Develops intellectual property to maintain competitive advantage.
  • Rigorous documentation, including design specifications, verification test plans, project schedules and change orders associated with medical devices.
  • Develops & maintain project plans, coordinates project activities, set/adhere to milestones, manage concurrent projects.
  • Routine communication with peers and supervisors including documentation of work, meetings, and decisions. Ensure that meetings, project reviews and action lists are kept current and communicated to all stakeholders in a timely fashion.
  • Interface with Operations teams to ensure smooth transfer of products into production.
  • Direct outside contract personnel as needed for completion of specific tasks.
  • Support compliance to Regulatory Requirements including electromagnetic interference/electromagnetic compatibility (EMI/EMC), Underwriters Laboratories (UL), REACH/RoHS and other environmental standards.
  • Perform work in adherence to the Quality Management System (QMS), including development and maintenance of documentation.
  • Ensures product meets requirements regulated by FDA, UL, IEC, CE and other governing bodies.
  • Participates in selection of vendors and fabrication sources to assure quality and compliance to released specifications.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • 5+ years of electrical engineering experience
  • Hardware development through full product life-cycle
  • Experience with DC brushless motor control design
  • Ability to specify and evaluate electrical components based on performance, lifetime, and availability
  • Experienced in schematic capture and printed circuit board layout using Altium Designer, PADS or equivalent
  • Familiarity with development and debug tools. Demonstrated ability to use a multi-meter, oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer, and logic analyzer
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent technical writing skills
  • MS Office suite, MS Project

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • 3+ years medical device experience
  • Familiarity with embedded systems, microprocessors, and communication protocols
  • Understanding of EMI and UL requirements.
  • Experienced in the design of experiments, data analysis, statistical methods and presentation of results.


Posted: March 21, 2018, 7:01 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
Category : Quality Engineering
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7295
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Supplier Quality Engineer to be responsible for facilitating technical requirements with material suppliers. This position Monitors products, processes and projects and recommends changes to improve operating efficiency.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Ensure area is compliant with internal and/or external specifications and standards such ISO regulations.
  • Participate and support development teams in regards to Supplier Quality initiatives, component qualifications and production release.
  • Develop and maintain inspection procedures for components and materials to support receiving inspection, manufacturing and development.
  • Leads and/or participates in corrective/preventive action team in resolving production, customer and supplier issues.
  • Participate in the investigation and resolution of supplied material issues.
  • Review and approve documentation relating to supplier management. (e.g., qualification, audits, sCAPAs, changes, etc.)
  • Lead Quality initiatives within the company to reduce inspection lead time, increase process capability, and reduce product risks.
  • Applies and understand statistical methodologies, as appropriate, for conformity assessment and investigative activities.
  • Communicates significant issues or developments identified during quality activities and provides recommended process improvements to team or management.
  • Perform updates to Inspection procedures
  • Participate in Material Review Board (MRB) activities associated with investigating, performing disposition and closure of incoming non-conforming components.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering
  • 5+ years working in a Quality organization in the medical device industry and manufacturing background environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Work experience with the following: FDA Quality System Regulations, ISO-13485, and/or ISO 9001 standards.
  • Experience understanding proper documentation/quality requirements for a regulated environment.
  • Experience with manufacturing systems such as JDE, FACTORY works or SAP.
  • Project management
  • Well-developed interpersonal communication, decision making, and leadership skills and able to work with internal and external customers.
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • A working knowledge of process improvement skills including Six Sigma, Lean Sigma, Knowledge Management and Process Design.
  • Engineering tools utilization experience such as design of experiments, risk management, validation, methodical problem solving and statistical analysis.
  • Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)


Posted: March 9, 2018, 8:48 am
Category : Quality Engineer - Medical Device
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7291
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Quality Engineer to provide Quality Assurance (QA) support to the manufacture of components used in implantable grade, medical devices. This position Monitors products, processes, and projects and recommends changes to improve operating efficiency. Provides support in areas of process engineering, product QA and quality engineering to drive continuous process and product improvements. Supports assigned product lines and manufacturing processes to ensure highest product quality and assure compliance to internal procedures and applicable external standards and regulations.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Supports implementing containment and mitigation actions while driving timely disposition of non-conforming products
  • Conducts root-cause analysis using defined methodologies including identifying appropriate corrective and preventive actions and establishing effectiveness plans.
  • Supports production and process change control through review and approval of documentation, ensuring adequacy of verification or validation to support the change, good documentation practices and compliance to procedures.
  • Generates, reviews and approves quality system documents including manufacturing process updates, non-conformance related documentation, process and equipment qualifications, and change orders
  • Supports assessment of tooling and equipment issues for impact on manufacturing processes, product, and compliance to requirements.
  • Reviews and analyzes quality trends with the manufacturing team and recommends actions for process, equipment and system improvement
  • Provides guidance to sustain quality/compliance and improve cell efficiency; monitoring and controlling areas of responsibility for compliance to Quality System Requirements and procedures.
  • Coordinates with customer facilities and internal engineering resources to respond to customer facility questions and resolve complaints.
  • Participates in audit/assessment of manufacturing operations, and recommends corrective/preventive actions and process improvements.
  • Communicates significant issues or developments identified during quality activities and participates in process improvements to instill rigor in process and product.
  • May participate in development projects to ensure products and processes are designed, developed and transferred to meet appropriate requirements.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, science, or other technical discipline

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of quality, reliability or product support engineering experience.
  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Engineering, Material Science or related field
  • Working knowledge of process improvement skills including Six Sigma, Lean Sigma, Knowledge Management and Process Design.
  • Engineering tools utilization experience such as design of experiments, risk management, validation, methodical problem solving and statistical analysis.
  • Experience supporting manufacturing automation and IT systems.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and experience applying these skills to resolve quality problems in a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment with a diverse group of people
  • Works well in a fast-paced environment.
  • Organized and able to attain results on several projects simultaneously.
  • Results-oriented.
  • Self-starter.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Computer experience is required; experience with a computer based production control system desired.
  • Working knowledge of applicable standards and regulations standards (including, but not limited to: ISO13485, MDD and 21 CFR 820).


Posted: March 5, 2018, 6:48 am
Category : Mechanical Designer
Job Type : Contract-to-Hire
Id : 7289
Region : Twin Cities

Looking for a Principal Designer to be responsible for performing conceptual design work for new products as well as proposing improvements to existing components. Works independently and creatively to solve problems and create solutions for tasks assigned. Works closely with engineering to accurately assess the performance of proposed concepts and designs. Works directly with customers and medical advisors to develop new products. Works with suppliers to ensure the products manufacturability, and to develop robust methods of inspection.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create designs for new devices, or improvements to existing products from rough sketches, written or verbal design input specifications.
  • Communicate design status and requirements to engineering and program management.
  • Contribute to identifying engineering requirements. Ensure feasibility and performance is assessed by leveraging engineering resources.
  • Participate in design related discussions with a range of internal and external customers, including medical advisors.
  • Specify and analyze tolerances and fits to ensure safe and effective function of devices.
  • Create solid models, drawings and assemblies that comply with applicable standards.
  • Work with suppliers and Quality Assurance to develop measurement techniques that are accurate and repeatable.
  • Propose and evaluate design changes to existing products.
  • Create and process change orders.
  • Manage prototyping and debugging efforts.
  • Contribute to design and project review meetings.
  • Supports Company’s corporative initiative for Continuous Improvement “FOCUS” by promoting the relentless pursuit of eliminating waste, participating in process improvement, and showing the courage to take action and advocate change.
  • Observes safety and security procedures, including maintaining confidentially, using equipment / materials properly, reporting potentially unsafe conditions, and acting upon appropriate actions.
  • Supports Company’s policies and procedures and conducts departmental and Company activities in accordance with these policies.
  • To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Adaptability, Cooperation, Dependability, Customer Service, Effective Communication, Problem Solving

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school.
  • Eight to ten years’ experience with implantable medical devices, solid modeling, and drafting.
  • Must be familiar with molding plastic components, CNC machining techniques, rapid prototyping methods and measurement of components.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
  • Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Must be an expert in CAD skills for creating solid models, dimensioning and tolerancing of drawings to ensure proper fit and fabrication.


Posted: March 1, 2018, 12:50 pm
Category : Mechanical Engineer
Job Type : Contract-to-Hire
Id : 7288
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: March 1, 2018, 12:34 pm
Category : Systems Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7287
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Systems Test Engineer who has a strong background in systems engineering and are passionate about system maturity/reliability, integration, characterization, verification, and validation.

 

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.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of job-related experience with a Bachelor's or 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: March 1, 2018, 6:30 am
Category : Technical Writer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7285
Region : Twin Cities

We are seeking a Technical Writer who will be comfortable working in a small company environment and possess the skills and attitude to work in multiple roles.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Creating and updating manuals with InDesign Software from ECO release Decals
  • Service bulletins
  • CE and Tech files
  • Other possible duties:
  • Marketing, website, multimedia, translation


Posted: February 27, 2018, 2:02 pm
Category : Technicians
Job Type : Contract-to-Hire
Id : 7281
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Machine Builder / Field Service Specialist for the following: Mechanical and electrical build of specialized grinder, grinder installation, customer training, technical phone support, field service,

Position Responsibilities:

  • Machine Build: Mechanical and electrical build of specialized grinder, Grinder set-up and operations, Crating
  • Service Support: Conduct field service and installation work, Provide training to direct customers and distributors, Provide technical phone support to customers including possible extended hours of support, Establish and maintain a good business relationship with present and potential customers. Represent the department and the company in a professional, businesslike manner, Perform in-house repairs along with associated transactions and documentation.
  • Monitor and report field issues. Develop and communicate recommendations for changes in products, procedures and policies to reduce field issues, control costs and improve customer satisfaction. Coordinate and communicate with Engineering, Assembly, Accounting, Customer Service, Sales and other departments as needed.
  • Assist in developing service-related training materials for distributor and customer sales staff and service personnel. Assist with and conduct training.
  • Ensure the accurate and timely reporting of installation and repair expenses. Coordinate with Sales and Accounting departments to ensure accurate customer billing.
  • Assist engineering with R&D projects

Minimum Requirements:

  • Associates degree in a technical specialty or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in servicing electro-mechanical equipment or equivalent.
  • Intermediate/advanced understanding of electrical schematics and PLC’s.
  • Strong electro-mechanical aptitude and related troubleshooting skills. Able to interpret and evaluate information and create analytical approaches to achieve results.
  • Ability to provide exceptional customer service.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and manage time effectively.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Strong personal standards of excellence, ethics and integrity; ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Ability to travel up to 50 % of the time, both internationally and within the US. (International customers provide transportation from the airport to hotel, to and from plant and return to airport

Desired Requirements:

  • Associates degree in technical specialty.
  • Previous experience building / servicing automation machinery.
  • Machining ability
  • Previous training experience.


Posted: February 20, 2018, 2:28 pm
Category : Technicians
Job Type : Contract-to-Hire
Id : 7280
Region : Twin Cities

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Seeking a Controls Engineer to engage as a member of a highly technical and energized development team creating, editing, and designing control systems for a wide range of mechanical and machine design and build activities in a professional, cost effective and expeditious manner. Emphasis will be on a systems engineering approach. Primary direction will be received from a Project Manager, Client or Senior Staff Engineer.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Create PLC algorithms for various machine development program
  • Documentation of electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and cooling systems (i.e.: schematics, ladder diagrams, etc.)
  • Provide thorough testing of machine functionality to verify schematic and labeling completeness and accuracy.
  • Work with mechanical teammates to ensure the control system will meet performance, reliability and functionality requirements
  • Work with other members of the design team and others to continuously improve methods of integrating controls technology, with the goals being enhanced safety, enhanced functionality, and reduced cost
  • Human/machine physical interface design
  • Machine start up, testing and debugging
  • Analyze project requirements and perform technical calculations supporting design including electrical requirements, robotic safety standards, and motor controls.
  • Create and finalize designs to meet project requirements
  • Create accurate Bill of Materials
  • Define equipment and parts from external supplier
  • Conduct cost and time estimation

 

Experience/Qualifications:

  • Technical Associates degree w/2-10 years of experience
  • BS degree w/1-5 years of experience
  • Knowledge of multiple PLC platforms (AB, Omron, Schneider, etc.)
  • Autocad electrical or similar experience
  • Standard industrial panel designs & components
  • Wiring methods
  • Power distribution wiring
  • Voltage levels and types and their isolation
  • Machine labeling syntax of electrical wiring, components, hoses, etc. and how to document this information in the schematics
  • Component sizing and wiring
  • Knowledge in process instrumentation (flow, level, pressure)
  • Interfacing and communication with devices; analog, fieldbus, etc.
  • Experience in multiple Solid Modeling CAD packages. SolidWorks, Creo, ProE, Inventor,
  • SDRC-Ideas, etc.
  • Understand and able to apply IEEE, CE, UL, NFPA, etc. electrical requirements and
  • standards to designs
  • Experience with Robotics, Laser Systems, and Vision Systems is preferred
  • Highly self-motivated, can work alone with little or no supervision
  • Ability to adapt to/learn new controls technology and software
  • Good communication and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to read and understand product specifications.
  • Ability to document discrepancies with detail and accuracy.
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, able to work effectively both independently and in teams.
  • Proficient with the use of Excel, Word and Microsoft Project
  • Thorough understanding of various manufacturing processes
  • Accountability – takes responsibility for decision, actions and results

 



Posted: February 19, 2018, 7:22 am
Category : Software Test Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7278
Region : Twin Cities

Software Test Engineer- Mobile Application will be responsible for the verification of a Medical Device mobility platform. Candidate will be responsible for ensuring the implementation meets the business and system needs as well as ensuring overall product quality and quality deliverables for the test organization based on the defined Quality Management System. This position will be responsible for the development and execution of both automated and manual test designs/protocols per verification software requirements for mobile applications in the medical device space.

Tasks include:

  • Working closely with Software Developers and Systems Engineers to fully understand the architecture and design of the mobile application with sound understanding of the mobile device, & mobile device operating systems.
  • Leverage technical experience and knowledge to break down high-level requirements to design test and automation strategies, and independently complete test development and executions per the defined processes and schedule to meet and exceed all customer expectations.
  • Design and Support best in class test infrastructure and test tools in support of software verification processes.
  • Establish and maintain traceability from software requirements to verification test design and implementation through to final test results.
  • Drive and ensure the accuracy of software requirements.
  • Make sound independent technical decisions related to product quality and organizational performance to achieve maximized outcomes.
  • Assist development teams on root cause isolation and debugging on application issues.
  • Collaborate and coordinate activities with globally distributed teams, ensuring overall product quality.
  • Drive overall metric and reporting capabilities to accurately summarize and report on product quality.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field
  • 4+ years of professional testing or development experience with a sound understanding of automation framework and test scripting and testing principles
  • Experience in Functional Testing of Mobile Applications for Android and/or iOS
  • Software development experience in either Test Automation & Frameworks or product software applications. C#, VB Script and Java Script
  • Strong organization, communication, and presentation skills, able to articulate concisely & clearly and present in front of all levels of the organization.

Nice to Have:

  • MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field with appropriate computer science course work
  • Ability to thrive and deliver on a team of verification engineers, software engineers and with cross-functional teams of system engineers, human factors, quality and offshore teams.
  • Prior Design/test/development experience with FDA controlled medical devices.
  • Experience working within a regulated environment.
  • Ability to learn emerging technologies in mobile space and perform innovative thinking in Mobile application testing
  • Experience with modern software engineering concepts, the software life cycle, and application software development using a variety of technologies
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrated proficiency in written and verbal communications


Posted: February 16, 2018, 6:27 am
Category : Mechanical Engineer
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7217
Region : Twin Cities

Seeking a Senior Design Engineer       

 

Job 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: January 24, 2018, 11:12 am
Category : Controls Engineer
Job Type : Contract-to-Hire
Id : 7131
Region : Twin Cities

We are currently seeking an Electrical Controls Engineer with experience designing automation equipment for the medical device industry and other high-end manufacturers.  A successful candidate will be comfortable working in a small company environment and possess the skills and attitude to perform work spanning across multiple roles and responsibilities.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Participate in initial equipment conceptual development and carefully balance product specifications, process requirements, layout complexity, cost, and lead-time limits.
  • Architect, write, and debug PLC ladder logic and Structured Text with an emphasis on generating code that is organized, structured, documented, maintainable and reusable. PLC code will interact with subsystems such as conveyors, robots, Manufacturing Execution System (MES), LabView, machine vision, and 3rd party equipment.
  • Manage electrical cabinet builds, field wiring, pneumatic and fluid plumbing.
  • Generate aesthetically simple HMI screens for complex machinery while providing sufficient feedback for troubleshooting.
  • Layout industrial control panels that are NFPA79/NEC/UL508A compliant.
  • Select and size electrical and electromechanical components, such as servos.
  • Diagnose and solve electrical problems.
  • Interface with customers.
  • Update and maintain project schedules.

 

Position  Requirements:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering.
  • 3+ years designing machines within the medical device industry.
  • Proficiency in AB, Adept, Beckhoff, Cognex, Datalogic, Denso, GE, Horner, Mitsubishi and Omron
  • VB.Net desirable.
  • Must be self-motivated.
  • Must have excellent communication skills.
  • Must be flexible and willing to adapt to changes and short deadlines.


Posted: October 27, 2017, 9:56 am
Category : Electrical Power & Lighting
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 7122
Region : Twin Cities

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • BSEE with a minimum 5 years of engineering design experience
  • Must have a Minnesota PE in electrical engineering
  • Specify and design the installation of medium voltage, relaying, low voltage switchgear and motor control equipment
  • Must have a minimum 2 years’ experience in power system engineering analysis using SKM software
  • Good working knowledge of the current National Electrical Code
  • Capable of producing and supervising the production of industrial electrical construction drawings, specifications, and other documents
  • Proven communication skills and the ability to supervise project teams are required along with the ability to work closely with clients and teams from other disciplines
  • Ability to travel from time to time as needed

Responsibilities:

  • Apply the company’s engineering principle to complete engineering designs associated with the capital projects
  • Technical and execution activities will be performed including system studies, specifying hardware, calculations, preparing and performing project estimates, scheduled, effort-hours, and material forecasts to ensure consistency with engineering standards and operating principles.
  • Perform plant Short-Circuit, LV/MV Coordination and Arc Flash studies using the SKM power tools software.
  • Lead the marketing of power system engineering analysis efforts to internal / external clients
  • Supervision of project teams will be required


Posted: October 25, 2017, 8:06 am
Category : Controls Engineer
Job Type : Contract
Id : 7100
Region : Twin Cities

Excellent opportunity for Controls Automation Engineer to support design and programming of manufacturing / test equipment used in the development and production of medical device products.

 

Requires BS degree (EE, CS) and experience in design and programming of complex industrial machine control systems. This includes PLC / HMI programming, control panel / hardware design, and system troubleshooting and start-up.

 

2-5 years of experience in automated system design, and will consider junior level candidates with control system training and some hands on automation experience.

 

Prefer experience with Allen Bradley/Rockwell Automation PLC and HMI, robotics, motion control, vision systems (Cognex) programming, and system validation and start-up.

 

Prefer experience with SAP and Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES). Experience working within an FDA (or similar) regulated validation and documentation process preferred, and experience with Visual Basic / .NET programming and SQL database development is a plus.



Posted: September 25, 2017, 8:16 am
Category : Electrical Engineer
Job Type : Permanent
Id : 6992
Region : Twin Cities

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

 

Position Requirements:

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

 



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

 

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



Posted: June 14, 2017, 2:48 pm