Summary

The R&D Associate Engineer will support the Engineering team in the development and testing of disposable medical diagnostic devices, as well as help maintain the R&D engineering workspace at the Visby Headquarters. The candidate will work with a team of engineers and scientists from multiple disciples and shall have a broad range of responsibilities.

Essential Duties

  • Utilize rapid prototyping methods and equipment to aid in development and testing of a mechanical and fluidic systems.
  • Assemble test units, diagnose and document assembly issues.
  • Participate in failure and root cause analysis of mechanical assemblies.
  • Assemble and trouble-shoot fixtures used for manufacture and inspection of parts.
  • Hands-on transfer of processes to manufacturing and operations team.
  • Maintain an orderly and clean work area, equipment and materials.
  • Execute test protocols and experiments.
  • Execute re-work and inspection of components.
  • Use computer, sensors, and instrumentation to gather and record data.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience

  • 0-2 years of industry experience.
  • BS degree in an engineering or industrial design discipline required.
  • Experience with dimensional inspection and metrology a plus.
  • Excellent hands-on assembly skills, including soldering of electronic components.
  • Good working knowledge of rapid prototyping methods – 3D printing, laser cutting, silicone casting, manual or CNC machining, etc.

Other Qualifications

  • Problem solving and attention to detail.
  • Ability to follow instructions and work with minimal supervision.
  • Willingness to learn new methods and technologies.
  • Solid understanding of fundamental physics a plus.
  • Background in life sciences a plus.

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