Test Technician I - Medical Devices

Date: Nov 20, 2023

Location: Santa Barbara, CA, US, 93111

Company: Arthrex

 Requisition ID:          [[59342]]
Title: [[Test Technician I]]
Division: Arthrex California Inc (US03)
Location: [[ACI Santa Barbara (US26)]]
Salary Range:
Salary Minimum: [[$20.70/hr]]
Salary Maximum [[$35.65/hr]]






Arthrex, Inc. is a global medical device company and a leader in new product development and medical education in orthopedics. Arthrex is actively searching for Test Technician I to Support the manufacturing department in the assembly and/or testing of medical devices, components, and manufacturing processes to produce cost effective quality products. Join our talented team at a global medical device company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™.



If hired for this position, you will be eligible for a $2,000.00 sign-on bonus (minus appropriate tax withholdings). You will be paid the first $1,000.00 after completing your first 90 days and the second $1,000.00 after completing your first 180 days, if you are an employee in good standing.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 


  • Candidate must be proficient in all requirements of Technician I. 
  • Directly responsible for production electrical testing, by performing daily production testing of camera video systems. 
  • Capable of testing electronic components, sub-assemblies, and video systems following documented procedures. 
  • Tests products using computer programs, Digital Multi Meters, Oscilloscopes, light measurement equipment, waveform monitoring equipment, digital and analog electrical test equipment. 
  • Performs detailed electrical tests, document device history records per Good Manufacturing Practice guidelines. 
  • Participates in company training activities in support of medical device manufacturing. 
  • Records test procedures and results, numerical and graphical data 
  • Records test failures and document for MRB, repair or component replacement. 
  • Manages tasks related to multiple production duties, prioritize, and respond to special assigned duties. 
  • Operates a variety of hand-operated tools and electronic equipment to manufacture product specified on work orders using standard work instructions and Inspection procedures. 
  • Performs inspection of work completed and documentation to assure correct specifications and functional criteria have been met. 
  • Performs area clearance by clearing and cleaning in work area to maintain material traceability.  



Education and Experience: 


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • 6 months on the job training and/or education in electronics design, repair and troubleshooting required
  • 2 years of work experience in an electronics environment preferred
  • Experience in system analysis, testing, troubleshooting to component or board level preferred
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment, including electrical test processes and procedures preferred


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


  • Knowledgeable in electronics testing. 
  • Able to operate and maintain production test equipment.  
  • Capable of testing electronic components, sub-assemblies, and video systems. 
  • Understanding of electrical safety testing preferred. 
  • Ability to read and understand electrical schematics and mechanical engineering drawings. 
  • Knowledge of FDA and ISO 13485 guidelines for the manufacture of medical devices preferred. 



Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills: 

Knowledge of electronics test equipment such as Digital Multi Meters, Oscilloscopes, Video waveform monitorLumens measurement and various Light measurement equipment. Skilled in bench top testing and troubleshooting with standard test equipment in a production environment. Proficient in Microsoft Office, PCs, tablets, schematic capture, and office equipment. 



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 health care 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.

We invite you to explore our numerous exceptional benefits at careers.arthrex.com or visit us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.





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

Job Segment: Medical Technologist, Medical Device, Orthopedic, CSR, Machinist, Healthcare, Management, Manufacturing