Assoc Quality Engineer in North Haven, CT at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/14/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  822612

Seeking an Associate Quality Engineer with a biomedical, mechanical, or electrical engineering background. Preferred experience includes medical devices, troubleshooting, reading schematics, multimeter/oscilloscopes, testing, prototyping and more. For immediate consideration, please send your updated resume to


  • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts available



  • $18 - $20.70/hour


Education Required:

  • Associates Degree in Engineering or Sciences
  • Preferred is an Associate’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Technical Certification in Electronics.


Minimum Experience:

  • A minimum of 3 years related experience.
  • Medical device experience preferred.


Years of Experience Required:

  • None required if Education Requirement is met


Top three must haves:

  • Some mechanical knowledge
  • MS Office Proficiency
  • Flexible



  • Basic understanding of own GBU.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of a specialized or technical field.
  • Understanding of basic laboratory equipment.
  • Effectively communicates and works cooperatively with immediate supervisor, other professional in the department.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Quality System Regulations
  • Strong attention to details and demonstrated knowledge in troubleshooting, repair and installation of electrical components and automation.
  • Mature verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to read and understand detailed schematics, instructions, and drawings.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the use of electronic equipment such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, power supplies, multimeters, automated test equipment, etc. as well as microscopes, soldering irons, tweezers, crimpers, cutters and other hand tools.
  • Experience in testing, prototyping, evaluating and troubleshooting digital and analog electronic circuits. Knowledge of machining, tool building and prototyping methodologies.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing methods/mathematics and materials.
  • Knowledge of and experience with disassembly and reassembly of systems and test benches.



  • Conducts reliability testing and performs failure analysis.
  • Conducts the setting up and operating of test equipment, documenting results, analyzing systems, processes, product or equipment per detailed procedures.
  • Gathers and maintains data, drawings, and repairs or services instruments and equipment.
  • Works under close supervision and within defined parameters to provide technical support at a senior level.



  • Supports Reliability Engineer in performing new and ongoing reliability testing.
  • Assists with root cause analysis, including data analysis (mining), identifying trends (systemic issues), and common cause issues for systems, peripherals, software and components of low to moderate complexity.
  • Provides technical troubleshooting skills to identify and propose solutions which support business objectives.
  • Recognizes common and generally routine problems of low to moderate complexity when they occur.
  • Sets up, maintains, repairs, calibrates and adjusts simple formulations, units and/or test equipment as directed.
  • Responsible for following inspection procedures and operating automated test equipment.
  • Assists in repairing/refurbishing the failed products during testing.
  • Assists with building test equipment, test stands and fixtures as needed.
  • Responsible for performing and documenting work per Quality Systems Regulations policies and procedures.
  • Performs specific tasks to generate data in a lab or product development setting.
  • Failure to achieve results may have moderate impact on schedules and programs.
  • Follows specific, detailed instructions and established procedures.
  • Problem solving is guided by well-established policies and procedures and or precedent.
  • Contacts are primarily with immediate supervisor and other professionals in the department.
  • Provides technical support to other department staff members and may provide guidance to peers and or act as a lead or mentor to more junior technical personnel.
  • Ensures the maintenance of and adherence to good laboratory practices and all safety procedures.



  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Action Oriented
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self-Development


Other Skills:

  • Sound PC software knowledge.
  • Manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination to troubleshoot medical devices, including unaided and microscope visual inspection.



  • Regular contacts are primarily with immediate supervisor and other professionals in the department.


  • Office environment.
  • Laboratory environment.









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