Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Product Analysis Engineer (Hardware) @ St Jude Medical (Plano, TX)

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The St. Jude Medical Product Analysis Engineer II major responsibilities include:
Major Ongoing Responsibilities:

• Provide technical expertise to the Product Analysis Laboratory. Analyzes failures, develops and implements investigative protocols to identify root causes, performs circuit analysis, performs device and component level failure analysis.

• Develop and document standard operating procedures and test procedures

• Automated test setup with Labview
• Develop verification and / or validation testing protocols on new and modified products- Analyze current testing and make improvements.
• Conduct detail oriented, data rich technical investigations regarding quality concerns
• Any and all tasks specified by the Product Analysis Manager
• Remain current on developments in field(s) of expertise, regulatory requirements, and a comprehensive knowledge of the company's products, markets, and objectives as well as industry trends.
• Resolve and/or facilitate the resolution of problems including identifying causes to prevent recurrence.

Help to evaluate mechanical, electrical, and thermal performance of components and systems

Design and assemble test fixtures, load banks, and other components common to product development.
• Work cross-functionally with other departments, including product development, quality engineering, manufacturing engineering, and others, to effectively communicate analysis data to utilize for design and process improvements.
• Supply and analyze product analysis data for trends and opportunities for improvement.

Experience and Training:
• Bachelors Degree in Engineering
• 5-10 years electrical / electronics / electromechanical experience
• Computer knowledge is essential (especially Microsoft Office Suite)
• Demonstrated ability to understand and comply with applicable industry regulations and follows company operating procedures, policies, and rules is essential
• Use test equipment such as oscilloscopes, volt meters, counters, microscopes, and data acquisition equipment
• Strong analytical and statistics skills
• Knowledge of the FDA QSR regulation and ISO13485.
• Knowledge or familiarity with Labview is a plus
• ASQ CQE or similar certification is desirable
• Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt a plus
• Good written and oral communication skills
• Work cross-functionally with minimal supervision
• Experience in a regulated industry is desirable

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