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Biomedical R&D Engineer
Ref No.: 17-06545
Location: Andover, Massachusetts
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 11/06/2017 to 11/05/2018
Actual job title Electro-Mechanical Technician This role will support the Systems Engineering function within the Client Advanced Diabetes Care (Client) R&D organization for development of a new product platform for the Diabetes Care market. The successful candidate will assure the quality of Systems Engineering deliverables and the timely delivery of a system meeting customer needs, business objectives and strategic goals. The Systems Engineer will serve as an Engineering representative on development projects with specialized focus on Failure Analysis and other R&D development and related root cause efforts within the Client organization. •Perform testing for system level Failure Analysis efforts •Collect and organize test data •Effectively communicate test results •Investigate failures to determine Root Cause •Collaborate with R&D to propose solutions for failure mitigation •Analyze complex electromechanical product designs •Select appropriate analytical equipment and develop techniques for analysis of new and existing technologies •Coordinate with outside labs as needed to accomplish FA when equipment needed is not available in-house •Apply technical standards, principles, theories, concepts and techniques to design products and systems •Actively support quality engineers and R&D during risk management activities •Use statistics to analyze, summarize, and communicate test results and data •Provide clear and concise documentation of results and publish reports •Maintain the FA lab as an orderly and safe work area

Quals--
Actual job title Electro-Mechanical Technician •B.S in Systems Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Physics, Mechanical Engineering or similar •1-3 years relevant work experience or a combination of equivalent education and experience •Medical product development or other highly regulated environments highly preferred (ISO requirements and GMP guidelines, FDA regulations, medical device design control, and manufacturing scale-up processes is a plus) •Structured development and engineering processes (emphasis on systems engineering) and methodologies such as DFSS (Design for Six Sigma) •Experience in root cause analysis, six sigma methodologies a plus (utilizing tools such as Fault Tree, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis and Safety Assurance Case methodology) •Experience conducting DOEs, IQ/OQ/PQ or Verification & Validation (V&V) activities •Knowledge and understanding of complex electromechanical systems, fluidic systems a plus •Ability to work with engineering and other professionals in a cross-functional matrix organization •Ability to work independently, as a key problem solver and interact with internal and external stakeholders •Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to present ideas and results effectively •Strong self-management, prioritizing and multi-tasking skills to work within tight deadlines Team player with the ability to work independently and a results-oriented 'can-do' attitude