R&D Engineer II in Irvine, CA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 10/19/2019

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    Irvine, CA
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Job Description

Job #:  1007606

Global medical device company in Irvine is seeking mid-level R&D Engineers to join their growing team!.

Job Functions / Responsibilities
  • Support a range of laboratory engineering activities with focus on THV R&D Valve Testing and legacy product modification including feasibility evaluations, product design verification, test method validation, and equipment validation (e.g. standard and custom test equipment).
  • Design, develop, and qualify LabVIEW based software, test fixturing / tooling, test equipment and/or test methods to be used in device qualification testing including writing and executing protocols, statistical data analysis and authoring reports.
  • Partner with THV R&D engineers for device development including: rapidly prototyping designs, evaluating materials, troubleshooting failures, proposing and evaluating design improvements.
  • Identify opportunities for design / re-design of software, test equipment, tools, fixtures, etc. to improve existing test methods and lab processes.
  • Develop and execute feasibility studies, software modification, equipment qualification, test method, software validation and / or product verification protocols / reports and technical reports. May also be responsible for developing test methods and test strategy.
  • May create, update and optimize laboratory test methods and standard operating procedures.
  • Employ use of statistical analysis techniques and statistical experimental design, as appropriate.


Required Skills, Experience and Education:
  • Engineer II level position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Electrical Engineering or related engineering discipline. Master's Degree or equivalent in Engineering preferred.
  • 2+ years’ experience in medical device or similar regulated industry. Experience in medical device development, software development for LabVIEW cRio system, software and/or equipment validation and test method validation is strongly preferred.

Skills/Experience To Include The Following
  • Working knowledge in developing and maintaining LabVIEW cRIO systems with large number of sensors, such as pressure, flow, thermal and high-speed imaging instrumentation.
  • Knowledge of Simple State Machine Architecture, Queues and Notifiers communication methods, XML formatting
  • Previous exposure to Automated Test System, LabVIEW RealTime, MATLAB, and Linux OS is highly desirable.
  • Proficiency in advanced 3D CAD modelling (Solidworks) using curves and surfaces is required.
  • Strong prototyping skills are highly valuable.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of statistical techniques required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Minitab required.
  • Previous experience in medical device testing and/or process development preferred. Prior work experience in a lab environment with flow, pressure, leak, tensile, thermal and other test instrumentation is desirable.

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