Cantel Medical

R&D Senior Electronic Technician

US-MN-Plymouth
Job ID
2017-3315
# Positions
1
Category
Research & Development
Cantel ENDO

Company Overview

The MEDIVATORS endoscopy product portfolio includes procedural disposables and endoscope reprocessing systems.  Certain devices used during an endoscopy procedure are very difficult to clean and disinfect, like water bottles and endoscope valves, creating very real patient safety concerns.  The MEDIVATORS line of disposable infection control products like irrigation tubing and single-use valves eliminate the need for very difficult manual cleaning and disinfection thus reducing infection risk and increasing patient safety. 

 

MEDIVATORS also offers the most comprehensive line of endoscope reprocessing products including detergents, disinfectants, automated reprocessors and verification systems. All of MEDIVATORS reprocessors and disinfectants are 510(k) cleared by the FDA and carry the appropriate CE Mark.  MEDIVATORS is the leader in endoscope reprocessing with the largest number of reprocessors in-use worldwide.

Job Overview

Perform general performance testing, qualification testing and verification testing of electronic components and systems as part of new product development and sustaining efforts within a Research and Development environment. The technician will provide on-going support in carrying out protocol testing and engineering support as needed by the R&D team.

Main Responsibilities

  • Applied understanding of circuit analysis techniques for analog and digital applications to a component level.
  • Trouble-shoot digital and analog circuitry to the component level.
  • Applied understanding of control system design and recommend optional alternatives.
  • Applied understanding of microprocessor based circuit designs and able to provide additional solutions.
  • Creates schematic drawings for designs.
  • Proficient with a variety of test equipment – ie. O-scope, spectrum analyzer, multi-meters, signal generators, frequency counters.
  • Create documentation, develop and support functional testers.
  • Ability to generate test report documentation in within a medical documentation structure using MSWord, Excel, Visio and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Research, specify and order common electrical and mechanical components.
  • Ability to solder surface mount components including fine pitch QFP packages.
  • Ability to develop wiring diagrams and wire harnesses.
  • Ability to build and assemble prototype test fixtures and development circuits.
  • Ability to review and make recommendations in interpreting Gerber files.
  • Ability to use basic mechanical tools, drill, drill press, band saw and hand tools.
  • Work with departments such as Manufacturing, Quality, Tech Services, and others to provide solutions, and support innovation.

Cantel Medical company is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities as well as other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin or other protected class status.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to work with software development tools.
  • Knows and applies IPC A610 Soldering Standards.
  • Excellent communication skills. (verbal and written)
  • Ability to develop test procedures for circuit analysis.
  • Experience with LabVIEW preferred.
  • Ability to understand and apply basic mathematical and statistical concepts to work.

 

Education Required: 

  • Associate Degree from vocational school or technical college of at least 1800 hours, and a minimum of five years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of four years of experience with component and system performance testing in a product development environment.

Language Skills: 

Demonstrated ability to read, and interpret common technical information or reports.  Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information and test results in written and verbal form.  Ability to communicate effectively with individuals and small groups consisting of engineers, scientists and other technical personnel.

 

Mathmatical Skills: 

Ability to understand and apply basic mathematical concepts.  Ability to understand and use basic statistical techniques.

 

Reasoning Ability: 

Ability to define problems, collect data, and establish facts in order to systematically solve technical issues related to electromechanical devices.

 

Physical Demands: 

The physical demands described here 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.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and sit.  The employee must routinely lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally as much as 50 pounds. 

 

Work Environment: 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet, but can at times be noisy due to the use of power equipment.

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