Process Engineer III - Electrical

US-CA-Rancho Santa Margarita




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 Process Engineer III, you will use skills related to sustaining and improving production manufacturing processes as part of a cross-functional team.



  • Develop and sustain manufacturing processes
  • Debug manufacturing processes and equipment via root cause analysis
  • Run, observe and expedite shop orders
  • Provide technical guidance to other team members and train, as needed, on manufacturing documentation and data analysis
  • Develop and review engineering documents such as process maps, process FMEA, Manufacturing / Quality Instructions, test methods, drawings, and test reports
  • Collaborate with the Production team to identify capabilities and capacity
  • Investigate materials, manufacturing processes and technologies
  • Research and qualify new suppliers and vendors
  • Review and evaluate non-conforming materials, address customer experience reports, perform root cause analysis, and propose corrective/preventative actions
  • Identify project critical paths in order to define project priorities and manage resources
  • Develop contingency plans for alternative project paths as needed

Position Requirements

  • 3-5 years of relevant engineering work experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Software, Biomedical, Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering (or equivalent)
  • Experience with PCBA manufacturing and troubleshooting
  • Experience with reading schematics (i.e. Altium), generating spreadsheets, scheduling programs, and word processing
  • Knowledgeable on a variety of electronic circuits
  • Ability to effectively manage projects and work in cross-functional teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to effectively present information
  • Must have a technical aptitude and be detail-oriented
  • Proficient with technical writing
  • Proficient with electronic lab equipment
  • Leadership or project management experience
  • Excellent organization, communication and documentation skills
  • Experience in the medical device industry


  • Understanding of manufacturing and quality standards, including FDA regulations, IPC, ESDA standards, and ISO quality systems
  • Experience with software such as NetWeaver/Product Lifecycle Management
  • Experience with Minitab or other statistical analysis software
  • Experience with Statistical Process Control


  • 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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