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R&D/QA Engineering Technician
Ref No.: 18-14974
Location: Irvine, California
Job ID: 8519145
Job Title: QA/ Engineering Support Technician
Job Duration: 6+ Months
Job Location: Irvine, CA


Job Description:
  • Performs a wide variety of tasks in support of Engineering activities.
  • Support engineering activities such as test, check-out, modification, fabrication, and assembly under the close supervision of Engineers
  • Build prototypes, sub-assemblies, and prepare feasibility test units, samples, and/or chemical solutions
  • Perform work using drawings, diagrams, written and verbal instructions, layouts or defined plans to perform testing, checkout, and trouble-shooting functions
  • Perform operational test and identify failure modes on systems and equipment
  • Collect and document test data
  • Order and maintain lab supplies and equipment
  • Operate basic lab equipment and perform routine testing
  • On time arrival to work, regular attendance without excessive absenteeism, and working a full 8 hour or longer work period
  • Other incidental duties (e.g. occasional photo copying or deliveries)
Additional Skills:
  • Strong written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills
  • Problem solving methodology, root cause analysis, and GDP (Good Documentation Practices)
  • Strong computer skills, including usage of MS Office Suite; and CAD if applicable
  • Full understanding of equipment in a lab environment
  • Ability to perform complex troubleshooting
  • Ability to identify problems and relevant issues in complex situations, assessing using standard procedures
  • Ability to use a wider range of manufacturing, test, development or diagnostic equipment; use tools such measuring equipment
  • Ability to read and understand procedures, drawings, schematics and carry out assembly instructions
  • Knowledge and understanding of statistical techniques and procedures
  • Ability to utilize CAD/drafting software (if applicable)
  • Knowledge and understanding of ECR software systems (if applicable)
  • Ability to draft technical documents (i.e, manufacturing and testing procedures) Knowledge of and adherence to client's Health and Safety and Quality guidelines as they relate to lab and/or clean room medical device manufacturing
  • Strict attention to detail
  • Must be able to work in an inter-departmental team environment, as well as with colleagues from other departments and represent organization to outside contacts, i.e., vendors
  • Ability to provide feedback in a professional, direct, and tactful manner
Education and Experience: Associate's Degree or equivalent in technical degree/certificate , 4 Years years experience previous experience in R&D Lab and/or medical device experience Required Or 6 Years years experience related experience Required​