Automation Test Engineer II - Medical Devices

Date: Sep 7, 2021

Location: Santa Barbara, CA, US, 93111

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 42818 
Title: Automation Test Engineer II 
Division: Arthrex California Inc (US03) 
Location: Santa Barbara, CA








Our Arthrex location in beautiful Santa Barbara, CA is seeking a proactive Automation/Test Engineer II to support product development activities including testing of surgical camera systems and electro-mechanical arthroscopic systems for operating rooms worldwide. 


Qualified candidates will need to have a bachelor’s degree or higher and a minimum of three years of experience designing/developing innovative test processes and methodology improvements from an end-to-end test perspective.  Must be proficient with controls, automation, and electrical troubleshooting.  Six Sigma certification highly preferred.


Join our talented team at a global medical device company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™!


What you will be doing:

  • Architect test and diagnostic programs through the utilization of test equipment including oscilloscopes, wave form monitors, RF test equipment, digital multi-meter, Video Test Equipment, Light Box, and Lumens Measurement equipment.
  • Designing and Programming test fixtures and electromechanical test tools for production.
  • Complete validation specifications and procedures for new and changes to existing products.
  • Document test plans and instructions, SOP, MAP, MAT, Validation Protocols and Reports.
  • Perform failure analysis, analyze and document results, and write reports.
  • Coordinate test activities with suppliers, develop corrective actions, address line fallout to improve yields, reduce scrap and improve efficiencies.
  • Analyze and develop automated Process Test Yields tracking.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science degree required, preferably in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or Computer Science. 
  • 3 years of relevant work experience required
  • Work experience with testing camera and optical systems in the medical device industry preferred.


Knowledge and Skills:

  • Experience optimizing Electrical Test Processes for manufacturing required.
  • Knowledge of developing automated testing solutions for manufacturing of camera systems including optics, electronic design, analog circuit design, electro-mechanical design, high speed digital circuits and servo motors highly preferred.
  • Experience with software such as Altium, MATLAB, LabView, Visual Basic, and Python highly preferred.
  • Understanding of robotics and software used to control robotics required.  Experience with vision system applications highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of camera equipment and instrumentation, electronic test equipment, PC, Logic Analyzers, Oscilloscopes, Video waveform analyzer, TDR, pneumatics, robotics, Servo Motors preferred.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Santa Barbara
Nearest Secondary Market: Santa Maria

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