Technician (Simulation R&D)

Position Location US-CA-Rancho Santa Margarita




Applied Medical is a new generation medical device company with a proven business model and commitment to innovation that has fueled our rapid business growth and expansion. Applied Medical has been developing and manufacturing advanced surgical technologies for nearly 30 years, and has earned a strong reputation in healthcare.  Our dedication to delivering the highest quality products and unique business positioning, provides our team members with the unique ability to contribute in a larger capacity than is possible in typical positions.

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


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


  • 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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