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Senior R&D Technician

Locations: Newark, NJ; Parsippany, NJ

Resuscitation

Overview

ZOLL Medical is a growing, innovation-driven company on the forefront of delivering medical devices to save lives.  With customers in more than 140 countries, we continue to expand our reach as well as our product offerings. Hospitals, emergency medical services (EMS), and others trust us to provide high-quality products and exceptional customer service.  ZOLL products are used every day across the globe to save the lives of people who suffer sudden cardiac arrest.  From Real CPR Help® technology—an industry first—to the world’s only wearable defibrillator, our capabilities and features set us apart.

 

Assist in team, group, or department activities and function in the development of new or revised products. Is competent in the use of general purpose laboratory equipment, methods, and practices utilized in the development of products. Is familiar with personal computers and standard office software applications. Has some outside vendor and contractor contact. Works under engineering direction. Generally no direct reports. May coordinate the time of 1-3 indirect departmental reports such as other technicians. Works independently under some engineering supervision on a weekly basis.

Responsibilities

  • Builds R&D test fixtures per specifications provided, providing design assistance and feedback
  • Provides text fixture design input and documentation
  • Executes test protocols per instructions provided, with minimal supervision, and provides results according to prescribed documentation procedures, providing test protocol design assistance and feedback
  • Builds prototype assemblies per specifications provided, providing design assistance and feedback.
  • Presents test report and design improvements to R&D project team members
  • Interfaces with vendors and manufacturing on assembly process
  • Sources parts and supplies when needed.
  • With engineering direction, able to troubleshoot  complex circuits, mechanical assemblies, software functionality or accessories
  • Limited supervision
  • Assists other departments and company personnel as necessary and appropriate
  • No instructions needed on routine work and general instructions on new lines of work or special assignments
  • Contributes to lab organization and management

Qualifications

  • Understanding of a breadth of theoretical principles
  • Considerable practical knowledge of basic tasks associated with job focus
  • Must be able to build prototypes from schematics
  • Must be able to perform work on PWB with surface mount components.
  • Ability to troubleshoot down to component level
  • Can follow semi-complex test procedures and protocols
  • Can write basic test protocols and reports using guidance documentation or templates
  • Ability to use basic and complex tools in area
  • Ability to learn basics of more advanced tools with little supervision
  • Capable of following multiple tasks and provide progress updates
  • With limited supervision, has the capacity to visualize new solutions to problems
  • Welcomes creative ideas and solutions
  • Positive attitude and willingness to take on difficult challenges and to do what is necessary to advance corporate goals
  • Work successfully within a team atmosphere
  • Ability to contribute to team objectives
  • Medical product experience a plus.
  • Computer literacy is required.

 

Required/ Preferred Education and Experience:

  • HS Diploma and 6 years’ experience OR
  • Technical Certificate and 3 years’ experience OR
  • Associates Degree and 0 years experience

 

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.

 

ZOLL Medical Corporation appreciates and values diversity.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. 

 

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