ZOLL Circulation, Inc.

  • R&D Technician I

    Job Locations US-CA-San Jose
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/16/2018 7:36 PM)
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  • Overview

    General Summary: 


    The R&D Catheter Technician I (IVTM, Disposables Group) will assist in the development of innovative, disposable products within the Intravascular Temperature Management department at ZOLL Circulation. Development activities may consist of tests that determine the functionality of catheter-based products for such purposes as product development or process development by performing the following duties. The Tech I will perform moderately complex tasks for the purpose of improving existing products and developing new products and processes.


    Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Set-up, adjust, and operate various types of equipment and instruments.
    • Perform experiments for development research projects under direct guidance and supervision of immediate supervisor/lead technician.
    • Test samples of manufactured products to verify conformity to specifications.
    • Record test results on standardized forms and maintain good documentation practices.
    • Maintain laboratory notebook in accordance with standard procedures and cGMP.
    • May write simple lab notebook reports to discuss and interpret test results
    • May assist senior level staff in developing new techniques, test methods (TMs) and performing validations on TMs or test systems.
    • May assist in writing various types of documents as deemed necessary.
    • Assist in various projects as assigned by lead technician/supervisor.
    • Maintain order and cleanliness of laboratories and warehousing space, including inventories of developmental materials.
    • Exercise professional capability to properly apply company policies and procedures.
    • Build productive working relationships.
    • Refer to senior level staff for assistance with complex problems that may arise.
    • Escalate issues to supervisor/manager as necessary.
    • Review and comply with the Code of Business Conduct and all applicable company policies and procedures, local, state and federal laws and regulations.
    • Regular attendance and maintaining a good attendance record is an essential function of the job.
    • Maintain general housekeeping of working area and plant.
    • Other duties as assigned.



    • Associates Degree or equivalent experience required


    Experience And Required Skills:

    • 1 – 3 years related experience; or equivalent directly related work experience.
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to draw and interpret bar graphs.
    • Familiarity with FDA Guidelines, standards (ISO/AAMI/USP), and Design Control Concepts is preferred
    • Ability to read and interpret documents written in English such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
    • Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written and oral English, diagram form or schedule form.
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
    • Moderate personal computer skills with basic proficiency in MS Word and familiarity with MS Excel.
    • Moderate oral and written communication skills.




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