Engineer II - Electrical Manufacturing

Date: Feb 3, 2024

Location: Santa Barbara, CA, US, 93111

Company: Arthrex

 Requisition ID:          [[58551]]
Title: [[Engineer II - Electrical Manufacturing]]
Division: [[Arthrex California Inc (US03)]]
Location: [[Santa Barbara, CA]]
Salary Range:
Salary Minimum: [[$86,250.00]]
Salary Maximum [[$120,750.00]]






Arthrex, Inc. is a global medical device company and a leader in new product development and medical education in orthopedics. The Engineer II – Electrical Manufacturing will support the Manufacturing Process by developing test methodologies, creating, and documenting test procedures, travelers, tools, fixtures, and test software. Improve the data collection process while making data-driven decisions using statistical analysis to improve test yields, reduce cycle times and improve product flow. Join our talented team at a global medical device company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Directly responsible to manage all circuit board and final product level testing including Final Check Out
  • Analyze test results in relation to specifications and test objectives and develop equipment to simplify the test processes and reduce test time.
  • Document work instructions, SOP, MAP, MAT, Validation Protocols, and Reports
  • Proficient in the use of Automated Test Equipment, Software use such as Lab View, Visual Basic, Lenox, and HP-VEE as required to perform test support
  • Analyze and report on Process Test Yields weekly
  • Data Base Optimization, Data Statistical Analysis, and Failure Modes Trending and Tracking
  • Present test records/results in numerical and graphical form to make data-driven decisions
  • Manage tasks related to multiple projects, prioritize, and respond to specially assigned projects.
  • Specify and coordinate electrical final test equipment purchases in support of manufacturing capacity ramping, set up, and perform process validations.
  • Proficient in the use of test equipment including, oscilloscopes, waveform monitors, RF test equipment, digital multi-meter, Video Test Equipment, Light Box, Lumens Measurement equipment
  • Responsible for training production personnel, may direct or lead production or test technicians
  • Perform Failure Analysis to component level, analyze results, and document in written reports.
  • Coordinate test activities with suppliers, corrective actions, and address line fallout to improve yields, reduce scrap and improve efficiencies.
  • Use principles and theories of science, engineering, and mathematics to solve technical problems.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering required.
  • 3 years of relevant work experience.


Knowledge and Skill Preferred / Specialized Courses and/or Training:

  • Strong knowledge of camera systems including optics, electronics design, analog circuit design, electro-mechanical design, and high-speed digital circuits.
  • Understanding of applicable medical device regulations for electrical safety and EMI/EMC
  • Demonstrable experience in developing and optimizing Electrical Test Processes
  • Demonstrable experience in electronics (digital and analog) troubleshooting.
  • Strong experience in system analysis, testing, and troubleshooting to root cause.
  • Documentation of manufacturing procedures, test protocols, and statistical test analysis.
  • Ability to read and analyze schematics and electrical engineering drawings.
  • Knowledge of FDA and ISO guidelines for the development of medical devices.
  • Strong communication skills, and accountability to project deliverables including timing and budget requirements. 


Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

Knowledge of camera equipment and instrumentation, electronic test equipment, PC, Logic Analyzers, Oscilloscopes, Video waveform analyzers, TDR, etc.

Benchtop testing and troubleshooting with typical lab equipment.

Lenox, LabView, MS Access, SQL Server, Microsoft Office, PCs, schematic capture, PCB layout



About Arthrex

Arthrex Inc., a privately held company headquartered in Naples, Florida, is a global leader in orthopedic surgical device design, research, manufacturing, and medical education committed to one mission: Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™. Arthrex has pioneered the field of arthroscopy and sports medicine and innovates more than 1,000 new products and procedures every year to advance minimally invasive orthopedics worldwide.


Our core value is Making People Better. As a leading healthcare technology innovator, we are committed to making people’s lives better. The contributions we make to science and medicine have the potential to get a star athlete back in the game or improve the quality of someone’s life. It’s truly meaningful work.


Making People Better also signifies our corporate social responsibility and commitment to employees and communities. We make employees’ lives better through job security, educational and professional growth opportunities, unique benefits and amenities, and modern facilities that promote a vibrant and dynamic atmosphere of collaboration, mutual respect, and camaraderie. We also make important economic and philanthropic contributions to the communities we serve.


As a certified Great Place to Work® and one of the country’s Best Workplaces for Manufacturing and Production, Arthrex is proud of its award-winning, family business culture. With more than 6,000 employees around the world, we are growing and looking for candidates who champion our Arthrex Proud values of Innovation, Integrity, Dedication, Teamwork, and Competitive Spirit.


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Arthrex 2023 Benefits

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Company-Provided Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Supplemental Insurance Plans (Accident, Cancer, Hospital, Critical Illness)
  • Matching 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Annual Bonus
  • Wellness Incentive Program
  • Free Onsite Lunch
  • Gym Reimbursement Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Trip of a Lifetime
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Volunteer PTO
  • Employee Assistance Provider (EAP)



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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