R&D Electrical Technician



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Up to USD0.00 per year

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Branch Information

Minnesota Engineering - (USA) 3600 Minnesota Drive Suite 850 MN Edina , MN 55435



Job Description

Our client is seeking a R&D ELECTRICAL TECHNICIAN.

This person will be responsible for performing device testing and analysis over a broad range of technologies to provide new or improved products to the medical device market. This will involve substantial laboratory work. This person will also act as support for cross-functional development teams and projects to fulfill business goals of the company for new products and line extensions.

* Performs complicated and advanced tests requiring judgment in determining work methods, interpreting test results and writing clear and accurate test result reports.

* Build and test electrical prototypes/circuits/test fixtures, basic mechanical models and assemblies or perform difficult analysis requiring knowledge of scientific and/or laboratory techniques.

* Perform failure analysis and troubleshooting of prototypes, products, and equipment.

* Work with engineers to refine test protocols and procedures.

* Works closely with company personnel to convert internally generated "ideas" into tangible prototypes useable for demonstration, assessment, and evaluation.

* Coordinate prototype construction and testing with outside shops and labs.

* Prepare prototypes for a variety of tests and participate in related data collection.

* Design, assemble and operate custom test fixtures and equipment.

* Maintain an organized lab and shop. Source necessary lab equipment.


* EET 1-3 years' experience, pertinent to the skills needed

* Working knowledge of standard electrical tests and test equipment such as: voltmeters, power supplies, oscilloscopes, etc.

* Proficiency in LabView, C/C++ preferred.

* General electrical and mechanical assembly training or experience including work under the microscope.

* General knowledge of engineering CAD systems including schematic capture and PC layout tools.

* Ability to perform basic statistical analyses on test data.

* Familiarity with FDA, ISO and EN Standards as they apply to medical devices.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

* Strong technical skills in subject matter area of expertise

* Self-motivated with an ability to work independently in a multi-tasking environment

* Ability to work under direction from Engineers

* Ambitious and results oriented

* Good communicator across organizational levels, functions, and companies

* Basic PC skills including Windows, Excel, and Word