Senior Failure Investigation Engineer

  • location: Carlsbad, CA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $42 - $548 per hour
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job description

Senior Failure Investigation Engineer

job summary:
We are looking for a Senior Failure Investigation Engineer in Carlsbad, CA

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

EXPERIENCE:

- 5+ years' experience design, testing, analyzing and troubleshooting complex electronic and electromechanical equipment.

- Experience with interpreting C++ and VHDL Code a plus.

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

- Practical working experience with Microsoft Office Suite.

- Practical working experience with SAP a plus.

- Practical working experience with Trackwise a plus.

- Experience as supervisor a plus.

- Experience working in the medical device industry a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Diagnose root cause of electrical, electronic digital or microprocessor malfunctions or mechanical failures of operational equipment to component level.

- Set up and conduct tests of complete, electromechanical units and components under operational conditions to investigate causes of field and manufacturing failures.

- Review and understand written diagrams, layout drawings, electronic schematics and engineering specifications for medical devices.

- Develop test plans and protocols.

- Records test procedures and results, numerical and graphical data, and recommendations for changes in product or test method.

- Document technical failure investigations through written reports to describe and illustrate system's operating characteristics, malfunctions, deviations from design specifications, and functional limitations for inclusion as part of internal complaint investigations.

- Review and approve failure investigation reports completed by team members.

- Work with and provide detailed defect data to stakeholder functions.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Limited travel (0-5%).. Requires the ability to perform in a sedentary work environment (e.g. office) and in a travel environment. Requires ability to reach and stand on a regular basis and to lift 15 pounds on a continuous basis and up to 40 pounds infrequently.

 
location: Carlsbad, California
job type: Contract
salary: $42 - 548 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Diagnose root cause of electrical, electronic digital or microprocessor malfunctions or mechanical failures of operational equipment to component level.

- Set up and conduct tests of complete, electromechanical units and components under operational conditions to investigate causes of field and manufacturing failures.

- Review and understand written diagrams, layout drawings, electronic schematics and engineering specifications for medical devices.

- Develop test plans and protocols.

- Records test procedures and results, numerical and graphical data, and recommendations for changes in product or test method.

- Document technical failure investigations through written reports to describe and illustrate system's operating characteristics, malfunctions, deviations from design specifications, and functional limitations for inclusion as part of internal complaint investigations.

- Review and approve failure investigation reports completed by team members.

- Work with and provide detailed defect data to stakeholder functions.

 
qualifications:
EDUCATION: BS in Electrical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering.

 
skills: EXPERIENCE:

- 5+ years' experience design, testing, analyzing and troubleshooting complex electronic and electromechanical equipment.

- Experience with interpreting C++ and VHDL Code a plus.

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

- Practical working experience with Microsoft Office Suite.

- Practical working experience with SAP a plus.

- Practical working experience with Trackwise a plus.

- Experience as supervisor a plus.

- Experience working in the medical device industry a plus.


Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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