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R&D/QA Engineering Technician

Date Posted: 8/11/2020

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Job Description

Job Duties:

  • Support engineering activities such as test, check-out, modification, fabrication, and assembly under the close supervision of Engineers. Build prototypes, sub-assemblies, and prepare feasibility test units, samples, and/or chemical solutions. Perform work using drawings, diagrams, written and verbal instructions, layouts or defined plans to perform testing, checkout, and trouble-shooting functions (70%)
  • Perform operational test and identify failure modes on systems and equipment. Collect and document test data. Operate basic lab equipment and perform routine testing (20%)
  • Order and maintain lab supplies and equipment (5%)

Education & Experience:
  • Associate degree or equivalent in technical degree/certificate, 4 years' previous experience in R&D Lab and/or medical device experience Required Or
  • 2+ years' experience related experience required
  • Experience with frame inspection support, using dimension equipment (Keyance, Finescan, basic caliper, SEM, CT scanner)
  • Frame dimensional analyses, testing (benchtop set-up).
  • Strong computer skills, intermediate Excel (stat skills, formulas)
  • Strong aptitude for computer troubleshooting (assessing random equipment failures), some background in metrology/ complex machinery.
  • Strong written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills
  • Problem solving methodology, root cause analysis, and GDP (Good Documentation Practices)
  • Full understanding of equipment in a lab environment
  • Ability to perform complex troubleshooting
  • Ability to identify problems and relevant issues in complex situations, assessing using standard procedures
  • Ability to use a wider range of manufacturing, test, development, or diagnostic equipment; use tools such measuring equipment
  • Ability to read and understand procedures, drawings, schematics and carry out assembly instructions
  • Knowledge and understanding of statistical techniques and procedures
  • Ability to utilize CAD/drafting software (if applicable)
  • Knowledge and understanding of ECR software systems (if applicable)
  • Ability to draft technical documents (i.e, manufacturing and testing procedures)
  • Knowledge of and adherence to company Environmental Health and Safety and Quality guidelines as they relate to lab and/or clean room medical device manufacturing
  • Must be able to work in an inter-departmental team environment, as well as with colleagues from other departments and represent organization to outside contacts, i.e., vendors
  • Ability to provide feedback in a professional, direct, and tactful manner


We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
To apply please email your resume to sunsa@ultimatestaffing.com

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Irvine, CA
  • Job Type:Biotech, Engineering, Manufacturing
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:8/11/2020
  • Contact: Sun Sa (949) 265-6070
  • Pay Range: $25.00 - $32.00 Hourly
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Job Reference: JO-2008-95558