Systems Engineer I

Position Location US-CA-Rancho Santa Margarita



Systems Engineer I


Applied Medical is a rapidly growing, global organization that develops, manufactures and distributes medical devices to more than 75 countries. Our driving purpose is to satisfy the three fundamental healthcare needs: enhanced clinical outcomes, outstanding value and unrestricted choice. For 30 years, Applied Medical has been at the forefront of innovation and technology. As a result of our highly vertically integrated business model, we control all of our processes in-house, from R&D concept to clinical implementation. Applied Medical engineers take a hands-on approach, utilizing in-house cutting-edge technologies, such as automation and robotics, advanced metal processing, injection molding, and rapid prototyping. We invest heavily in R&D, advanced technologies and most importantly – the growth of our team members.                                                                                

Applied Medical is proud to have a culture firmly grounded in teamwork, collaboration and regulatory compliance, while providing opportunities for growth and choice in individual career paths.

Position Description

As a Systems Engineer I, you will be responsible for working within the framework of a team and performing the following activities


Receives guidance to complete the following:

  • Collaborate with engineering team for equipment selection, design and development
  • Develop and update engineering documents such as process maps, process FMEA, Manufacturing / Quality Instructions, Test Methods, drawings, and Test Reports
  • Run, observe and expedite shop orders
  • Collaborate with production to identify capabilities and capacity for smooth design transfer.
  • Collaborate with engineering team for equipment selection, design and development
  • Sustain manufacturing processes
  • Debug manufacturing processes and equipment via root cause analysis

Position Requirements

This position requires the following skills and attributes:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Computer Science, Software, Biomedical, Industrial, or Manufacturing Engineering (or equivalent).
  • Proficient with reading schematics ,spreadsheets, scheduling programs, and word processing.
  • Knowledge of PTC integrity or DOORS (Relational Dynamic Object Oriented Requirements  System) or  any other Life cycle management tool.
  • Knowledgeable about a variety of electronic circuits.
  • Ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have a technical aptitude and be detail oriented.
  • Proficient with electronic lab equipment.


The following skills and attributes are preferred:

  • Experience in the medical device industry.
  • Experience in engineering (i.e. Internships or Co-Ops).
  • Engineering Capstone projects related to electronic or medical devices.
  • Working knowledge of PCBA manufacturing and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with Technical Writing.
  • Leadership or project management experience.
  • Understanding of manufacturing and quality standards, including FDA regulations and ISO quality systems.


  • Training and mentorship with ongoing learning and development courses
  • On-campus wellness activities
  • Comprehensive medical and dental coverage
  • Education reimbursement program
  • 401(k) program with employer match
  • Generous holiday and vacation accrual

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