Technician (Simulation R&D)

US-CA-Rancho Santa Margarita

Overview

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 Technician, you will be responsible for working within the framework of a team and performing the following activities: 

  • Work closely with Engineering to develop, build, troubleshoot, and test Surgical Simulation devices
  • Create and route written reports, protocols and other engineering documentation
  • Perform testing based on engineering protocols and other technical documents
  • Operate tools such as a dremel, drill press or hand drill to build products or prototypes
  • Communicate with various departments regarding actions required for project completion
  • Assist project engineers to meet deadlines for tests, reach milestones and complete day-to-day engineering tasks
  • Initiate improvements to current testing techniques

Position Requirements

This position requires the following skills and attributes:

  • Experience in utilizing standard laboratory tools and test equipment
  • Ability to use MS Word and Excel
  • Ability to understand and author technical documents, including but not limited to: engineering protocols, drawings and controlled procedures
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and effective written aptitude
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently, resolve issues and manage multiple tasks
  • A cooperative, team-oriented attitude and initiative to assist the team with new projects

Preferred

The following skills and attributes are preferred:

  • Associate Degree in a technical discipline
  • Experience in medical and/or mechanical device testing, including documenting results
  • Familiarity with electrical circuits and ESD compliance
  • Fabrication experience using hand-held tools
  • Soldering experience
  • Ability to use SolidWorks

Benefits

  • Training and mentorship with ongoing learning and development courses
  • On-campus wellness activities
  • Medical, vision and dental insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • 401(k) program with employer match
  • Generous holiday and vacation accrual

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