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Sr. R&D Technician - Fairfield, NJ in Fairfield, NJ at Getinge

Date Posted: 11/28/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Fairfield, NJ
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Job Description

Together we can make a difference

At Getinge we are dedicated and passionate about helping our customers save lives and ensure excellent care. We provide innovations for operating rooms, intensive-care units, sterilization departments and for life science companies and institutions. Our portfolio combines well-known product brands such as Maquet, Pulsion, Atrium, Lancer and Datascope – just to name a few.

A career at Getinge will provide career opportunities that both inspire and challenge. Here, you can make a difference every day.

Job Functions:

The primary 'essential' duties and responsibilities for the subject position are as follows:

  • Provide technical support to R&D staff performing product and component testing with supervision, training, and direction as required.
  • Fabricate R&D product prototypes, including early-phase conceptual/feasibility prototypes, from informal or formal documentation.
  • Obtain and maintain knowledge of past and current products, including applicable assembly and testing methods.
  • Capture photographs, microscope photographs, video, and high-speed video as required
  • Conduct product and/or component testing including recording of written records per notebook studies and protocol-based testing
  • Set-up, debug, and run various test fixtures and test equipment, including PC-based data acquisition equipment.
  • Perform R&D test protocols and complete data analysis including detailed evaluation of component and/or product test failure modes.

The percentage distribution of the above tasks are determined by organizational and company priorities as communicated by upper management.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Goal-oriented team player, functioning as individual contributor and project team member. Has excellent attention to detail, schedule-oriented, and possesses good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good mathematical and basic statistical abilities
  • Able to work with small and fragile parts required to assemble and set-up test fixtures
  • Ability to work with varying levels of supervision
  • Able to read and interpret engineering  drawings, specifications, and protocols
  • Computer proficient with MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Visio)
  • Experience with PC-based data acquisition (Windaq, LabView, or equivalent) desirable
  • Basic CAD skills desirable
  • Prior experience in an R&D environment desirable
  • Prior experience medical product development and/or manufacturing
  • Experience with medical device R&D and/or Production test equipment and processes.
  • Experience with in vitro testing applicable to disposable/consumable medical devices desirable.

Minimum Requirements: 

  • HS diploma with 10 years of related experience with advanced training applicable to the specific position. Technical School training or an AAS degree with 5 - 10 years of related experience, or BS/BA degree and 2 - 5 years of experience.




We look forward to receiving your application. If you share our passion and believe that saving lives is the greatest job in the world, then we look forward to receiving your application. We hope you will join us on our journey to become the world’s most desired medtech company.