• Engineering Technician - PPD

    Position Location US-CA-Rancho Santa Margarita
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    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 an Engineering Technician, you will be responsible for working within the framework of a team and performing the following activities:

    • Assist in the execution of activities, tasks, and actions related to development projects from design through production phase
    • Identify problems and initiate improvements to current testing techniques/methods or working processes/products
    • Communicate with various departments regarding actions required by the project engineering team
    • Plan, organize, and perform tasks and deliverables related to Engineering projects
    • Review and evaluate non-conforming materials and address customer feedback
    • Assist Project Engineers to meet due dates, complete milestones and day -to-day engineering tasks
    • Develop and update engineering documents such as manufacturing instructions, drawings, and test methods
    • Research, collect data, perform investigations, and provide evidence per request of responsible personnel or departments
    • Execute test protocols and reports, conduct various testing, collect and analyze data and trends
    • Perform other engineering related activities as assigned

    Position Requirements

    This position requires the following skills and attributes:

    • Minimum of a high school degree
    • Understand technical reasoning, prototyping, and manufacturing processes
    • Ability to learn new processes/procedures quickly
    • Work effectively in a team environment
    • Experience with spreadsheet and word processing
    • Ability to work independently, resolve issues and manage multiple tasks and priorities
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as assembly procedures, engineering drawings instructions, testing protocol and equipment procedures
    • Effective written and verbal communication skills
    • Mechanical aptitude essential (i.e. hands-on ability to test)
    • Demonstrate originality, ingenuity, integrity and effective leadership skills
    • Demonstrate verbal and written analytical/problem solving, communication, multi-tasking, and interpersonal skills


    The following skills and attributes are preferred:

    • Technical trade school training or equivalent technical experience
    • Experience in manufacturing processes such as machining, injection molding, extrusion, and stamping
    • Knowledge of 3D modeling software such as SolidWorks or AutoCAD
    • Experience in hands on testing and troubleshooting of tools and equipment
    • Knowledge of assembly/testing of finished product and/or hardware and software


    • 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 vacation accrual and paid holiday schedule


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