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Sustaining Test Engineering Lead

Location: Chelmsford, MA


ZOLL Medical is a growing, innovation-driven company on the forefront of delivering medical devices to save lives, and software solutions to improve efficiency. 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. But none of this would be possible without the motivation and dedication of ZOLL employees, and we’re invested in their success.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Join our team. It’s a great time to be a part of ZOLL!

Job Summary:

The Sustaining Test Engineering Lead is a senior engineering professional who will provide leadership and supervision for personnel involved in sustaining test systems for released products at ZOLL’s Chelmsford Operations as well as subassemblies at CMs globally. Her/she plans, coordinates and directs all sustaining engineering activities to meet organizational goals. Typical duties include implementation of cost effective test strategies, driving NFF Rate reduction, ensuring compliance to regulatory standards, monitoring qualitative and quantitative aspects of work performed by department members, provide guidance as required to develop schedules and budgets, and to complete projects according to plan. Duties also include the performance of validation for test systems in support of ZOLL's regulatory requirements. May also take on projects in addition to supervisory responsibilities.

Develops and mentors staff via daily activities, formal training, development plans and other tools to achieve development goals. This position will report directly to the Test Development Manager.

Essential Functions:

  • 30%        Supervision

  • 20%        Problem Resolution

  • 10%       Drives Test & Quality Improvements

  • 10%       Development of Test Development Policies and Procedures

  • 10%       Metric development & reporting

  • 10%       Project Scheduling

  • 10%        Other duties as required

Skill Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in test engineering and development in an electro-mechanical assembly environment including ICT, Functional Test and Reliability Test (ESS)

  • Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience managing a technical team.

  • Ability to lead individuals, effectively utilize available resources, and delegate work effectively to achieve department and company goals.

  • Working knowledge of analog, digital and high voltage circuit design.

  • Working knowledge of software design.

  • Project management experience.

  • Proficient in test software development, preferably with LabView and TestStand.

  • Proficient in most common PC based applications (Word, Excel, etc.)

  • Working knowledge and experience with FDA QSR requirements for Class 2 & 3 medical devices.

  • Knowledge of LEAN, Six Sigma and statistical techniques.

Education  Requirements:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor Degree in Engineering. BSEE Preferred

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. 

ADA:  The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990