Staff Manufacturing Test Engineer

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Cardiac Management Solutions

At ZOLL, we're passionate about improving patient outcomes and helping save lives.

We provide innovative technologies that make a meaningful difference in people's lives. Our medical devices, software and related services are used worldwide to diagnose and treat patients suffering from serious cardiopulmonary and respiratory conditions.

The Cardiac Management Solutions division of ZOLL Medical Corporation develops products to protect and manage cardiac patients, including the LifeVest® wearable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD), the ZOLL cardiac monitor, and associated technologies.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. At ZOLL, your work will help to ensure cardiac patients get the life-saving therapy they need. To date, the LifeVest WCD has been worn by hundreds of thousands of patients and saved thousands of lives.

ZOLL has been Pittsburgh's Manufacturer of the Year, one of Western PA's Healthiest Employers, and even one of Pittsburgh's Coolest Offices. But it's our unique opportunity to impact people's lives that makes ZOLL the ideal place to build your career.

Job Summary

Work with various groups (Supplier Quality, Manufacturing, Service, Engineering, and Quality) to define the test requirements, and then design, develop, and implement Test hardware and software solutions to meet those requirements, for qualification, production, and service purposes.

Essential Functions

  • Design simple to complex test systems and architectures to meet test requirements.
  • Review and/or develop manufacturing test techniques (including AOI, X-ray, ICT, Boundary Scan, Functional Test, and ESS Test) as-required at the PCB, sub-assembly, and system level.
  • Develop high-coverage tests for analog and digital circuits, custom electrical components, and complete systems.
  • Design and procure test fixtures and equipment with emphasis on reliability, cost justification, and mistake-proofing.
  • Perform qualification of test fixtures and test equipment to ensure test systems are capable of providing accurate and reliable test results.
  • Perform cross-functional DFT reviews at the component, board, and system levels.
  • Act as the manufacturing test liaison to the engineering development and supplier quality teams.
  • Work in a team environment to provide manufacturing test input to process flow diagrams, process FMECAs, process characterizations, and process validation protocols and reports.
  • Coordinate with internal production and satellite facilities to setup test stations, fixtures, methods, and train applicable personnel.
  • Develop and review documentation, including schematics, assembly drawings, bill of materials, change orders, and SOP’s in an ISO-9001/FDA GMP design and document control environment.
  • Define and document calibration and maintenance requirements of test fixtures and equipment.
  • Perform duties independently as a self-directed worker, with minimal supervision.
  • Work on and/or lead multiple projects and project teams to achieve project goals on-time.
  • Work with, and clearly communicate technical information to, a wide audience, ranging from end-user to upper management.
  • Travel as required to achieve project goals. This could be domestic and/or international travel, and typically is 10% or less.
  • Assist in the performance feedback, technical guidance, and mentoring of junior engineers and technicians.

Required/Preferred Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree of Science degree in an Electrical Engineering or related discipline. Required
  • 8 to 12 years of relevant experience in Test Engineering.
    Required and
  • Experience in creating Test Hardware and Software architectures to solve test problems. Required and
  • Experience with LabView programming, in controlling test instrumentation.
    Required and
  • Experience with utilizing Test Equipment/Instrumentation Hardware.
    Required and
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, applicable test/development tools and associated technologies.
    Required and
  • Experience in a medical device manufacturing environment is preferred. Preferred and
  • Experience in a manufacturing or service environment is preferred.
    Preferred and
  • Advanced LabView training and programming is a plus. Preferred and
  • Experience with other programming/scripting languages (C++, Python, Perl, Bash, VB) is a plus.
    Preferred and
  • Experience with designing Test Executive GUI software is a plus Preferred and
  • Experience/understanding of PLD, PIC, Flash and EPROM programming is a plus.
    Preferred and
  • Experience in PCB CAD design (Altium or similar PCB design software) is a plus. Preferred and
  • Experience with 2D/3D modeling (SolidWorks, AutoCAD) is a plus.
    Preferred and
  • Experience with Boundary Scan (JTAG) testing is a plus.
    Preferred and
  • Experience with ESS (Thermal/Vibration) testing is a plus.
    Preferred and
  • Experience with Linux operating system is a plus.

Physical Demands

  • Able to sit and work for a shift with occasional periods of moving; may occasionally lift up to 25 pounds.

Working Conditions

  • Indoor light industrial work setting; fast-paced production line environment with high quality expectations, may perform cleaning and service on used medical devices worn externally; weekday or Saturday overtime may be mandatory.

ZOLL is a fast-growing company that operates in more than 140 countries around the world. Our employees are inspired by a commitment to make a difference in patients' lives, and our culture values innovation, self-motivation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Join us in our efforts to improve outcomes for underserved patients suffering from critical cardiopulmonary conditions and help save more lives.

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