Electrical Engineer (Mid/Senior)

Ithaca, NY


Full Time

$70k - $110k

A leading Ithaca, New York based Medical Device company is looking for an Electrical Engineer to join their growing team! This company specializes in cardiothoracic measurement solutions offering a wide range of innovative products and measurements using their knowledge accumulated by thousands of publications and validations. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of professional experience in the Electrical Engineering Field. 

I. Duties and Responsibilities
· Owns all assembly and test procedures for Meters and related accessories from incoming inspection of purchased parts and sub-assemblies thru Final QC and shipment to Customers. 

· Responsible for the design, development and implementation of tools and fixtures required for the efficient and error-free assembly of meters and other assigned products. 

· Conceives, designs and directs the assembly of fixtures used in component, sub-assembly, meter and probe/sensor testing. 

· Incorporates required regulatory and industrial standards (FDA, ISO, IPC) in developmental and/or sustaining engineering projects including written protocols, test methods, assembly processes and the Design History File. 

· Responsible for determining root cause(s) of failed components, sub-assemblies and completed meters and accessories and implementation of corrective measures with attention to impact on safety/ergonomics, quality, cost and production schedules. 

· Drives the effort to minimize product cost while maximizing product quality. Including effective collaboration with suppliers to meet these goals. 

· Develop and maintain Work Instruction / Direct Material / Router / BOM documentation and Cost Models for assigned products. 

· Be the champion of Lean Manufacturing and through direct observation of processing activities and the application of Lean principles, implement process /work flow improvements that decrease defects, reduce cycle time and /or reduce costs. 

· Define and execute validation plans for process improvements. 

· Present metrics for continuous improvement opportunities in safety, quality, customer service, throughput, productivity and cost. 

· Utilize SPC to monitor critical device performance parameters and establish meaningful process control limits to maximize yields. 

· Actively participate on new product release teams from the earliest phases to assure that design for manufacturing concepts are employed and to facilitate a smooth transition from Engineering to Manufacturing. 

· Support improvement projects by developing cost justifications and savings analysis.

· Willingness to perform other work-related duties as requested, directed or assigned by management

III. Education and Experience
· AAS in Electrical Engineering required. 

· BS in Electrical Engineering preferred. 

· Minimum of five years of experience. Preferred is prior experience in medical device industry and familiarity with FDA CGMP regulations.

IV. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
· Thorough understanding of engineering practices, product safety and root cause analysis. 

· Proficient in developing computer-driven test applications, preferably with LabView and/or Visual Basic. 

· Proficient in the use of project management tools and application of continuous process improvement methodologies such as Lean Six Sigma or equivalent.

- Prior success in the development and implementation of process improvement initiatives. 

· Understanding of PCA Test & Inspection Methods.

· Certified to IPC-620

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills including effective presentation of technical data to all levels within the organization. 

· Excellent computer skills including MS Office and Microsoft Project 

· Requires understanding of validation concepts and document control.

If this role looks like a fit apply here with an attached resume and we'll reach out!

Posted by: Jeff Starr

Specialization: Mechanical Engineering

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