Engineering Technician

Suntech Medical - Morrisville, NC

30+ days ago

6-12 month position

Job Summary:

The main focus of this position will be assisting in all areas of Sustaining and New Product Development Engineering. This will include generating BOMs and Process Procedures, research alternate components for EOL and dual-sourcing, building and validating process test equipment, performing in-house product testing, as well as software/firmware product validation. This position will work under close to moderate supervision. They will be responsible for completing engineering change notices, building prototypes, testing new and existing products, and working with the clinical and engineering staff on special requirements and documentation. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background plus very good writing skill. This position will work with engineering, manufacturing, sales, marketing, and quality. Consultation with senior peers to learn through experience is expected.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist with creating, releasing and maintaining engineering documentation
  • Participate in the development of new products
  • Troubleshoot and repair electro-mechanical components and equipment
  • Build prototype PC boards, cables and assemblies
  • Test and release new software and hardware changes
  • Create test beds and run automated tests
  • Update / modify validation test cases
  • Utilize BOMs to order parts and research possible alternatives for any obsolete parts
  • Procure off-the-shelf cables, custom cables, build custom cables
  • Hand solder SMT and through-hole parts on printed circuit boards
  • Support new product development transfers and production scale-up
  • Involvement with clinical trials and field testing

Qualifications, Education and Experience Guideline

  • Minimum two (2) year technical degree in Electronics (Recent BS Grads considered)
  • 3+ years work experience in an engineering development environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Project
  • Some programming experience is a plus
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

Physical Requirements:

  • Work is performed in a normal office/lab environment
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Capable of travel to customers and/or suppliers as needed (rare, 1 – 2 / year)

Job Type: Temporary

Salary: $22.00 to $25.00 /hour

Education:

  • Associate (Preferred)