Technician II

Medtronic - Northridge, CA (30+ days ago)4.0

Careers that Change Lives

R&D Process Technician will support Sensor R&D organization. This individual will be responsible for working with Sensor R&D Engineers to build and prototype electrochemical sensors for R&D applications. This individual will perform assembly operations in a clean room environment. Follows multiple process instructions, using equipment and basic hand tools to cut, measure, and bond small parts.

A Day in the Life

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.
  • Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.
    • Performs testing for early feasibility, design verification and process validations and follows GDP to documents the results in appropriate format
    • Creates prototypes for next generation products in a fast-paced environment
    • Performs equipment IQs/OQs and documents the results in the reports
    • Improves/standardizes Test Methods for evaluating feasibility and conducting formal testing
    • Performs Preventive Maintenance and manages the equipment in the PM database
    • Maintains all the active assets within R&D to ensure they are current on calibration and available for use in formal testing
    • Maintain/update all the associated procedures in the Agile
    • 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.
    • Performs calibration and alignment checks; makes adjustments, modifications, and replacements as directed; prepares prescribed compounds and solutions
    • Assists with developing test apparatuses required for new test methods and determines equipment and Supplies required
    • Performs routine functional testing and basic technical analysis, as needed

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience and vocational or technical education or certification in addition to prior work experience
· Computer skills such as use of MS Word, Excel, Outlook

· Clear and concise communication and writing skills

Nice to Have ·
  • Experience with medical device or pharmaceutical industry
  • Previous experience in pressurized flow-based fluid test systems, failure analysis, or biohazard handling.
  • Work in a chemistry (wet) lab environment
  • Experience documenting test results in a lab notebook
  • Proficient in the use of standard laboratory equipment (microscope, balance, hot plate)
  • Familiar with automated machinery
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Strong verbal communication skills and the ability to effectively present information to other employees.
  • Training in Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), and knowledge of Food and Drug Administration (FDA), QSR, and ISO 9000 requirements.

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position.

The physical demands described within the Day in the Life section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.