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Principal R&D Technician (Medical Devices)
Ref No.: 20-07799
Location: Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Sunrise System Inc. is currently looking for Principal R&D Technician in Brooklyn Park, MN with one of our top client.

Job Title: Principal R&D Technician
Job Id: 20-02513
Location: Brooklyn Park, MN 55445       
Duration: 6 months
Position Type: Hourly contract Position (W2 only)
Job Description:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the planning, execution, analysis and reporting of medical device product performance testing.
  • Develop and write test protocols and reports, directing and organizing other Technicians in testing and analysis activities.
  • Develop and document test methods
  • Conduct gage R&R and test method validation studies
  • Develop test and assembly fixtures and recommend and use appropriate test or production equipment.
  • Train engineering staff in the use of test and assembly fixtures, test or production equipment.
  • Plan, organize, train and direct other Technicians in testing, analysis, building, and repair activities.
  • Specify or recommend personnel requirements for testing, analysis, building and repair activities.
  • Lead the planning and organization direction of other technicians in design and build of new test or assembly fixtures and/or tooling and repair or upgrade of existing fixtures/ tooling /equipment.
  • Assemble development phase mechanical prototypes to specification.
  • Assemble and test R&D conceptual phase mechanical prototypes according to verbal direction from engineering staff with minimal documentation
  • Coordinate and utilize external resources such as vendors and sister sites to resolve technical issues or improve processes or products
  • Perform testing, analyze data statistically, interpret results, and create reports.
  • Create, read, and take direction from detailed design drawings, especially test and assembly fixtures.
  • Create solid models for test fixtures, design fixtures, modify existing designs, and work with the machine shop or 3D printer to fabricate designs.
  • Plan and facilitate procurement of materials and tools necessary for test or build activities.
  • Take precise measurements of components parts. Provide design input on rework and modification of products. Rework/modify products to achieve proper function. Update solid models and drawing with proposed changes. Work with Model Shop, 3D Printer or outside vendor to create prototypes reflecting these modifications.
  • Manage lab infrastructure which may include calibration, safety, maintenance of equipment, cleaning services, and hazardous waste removal.
  • Perform other related duties as directed or as self-initiated based on perceived need.
  • Strong technical writing skills.
  • Good manual dexterity and the ability to operate electromechanical measurement/test equipment and prototype tool/fixtures.
  • Ability to research, design and/or recommend electromechanical measurement/test equipment and prototype tool/fixtures.
  • Ability to create, read and properly interpret engineering drawings and take technical instruction from co-workers, supervisors and other professional personnel.
  • Ability to plan, schedule, train, recommend and direct peers and subordinate technical personnel in testing, assembly, repair and analysis of medical devices.
  • Ability to manage outside services to the lab and to coordinate equipment calibration efforts
  • Ability to model and perform simple design work in SolidWorks required.
  • Ability to perform statistical analysis and interpret data in reports.
  • Proven problem solving skills
  • Familiarity with key manufacturing processes such as plastic part design and machining metals and plastics
Rahul R
Direct: (732) 837 0410 |
Michael Peng
Direct: (732) 272 0265 |