Test Engineer

Planet Pharma North Haven , CT 06473

Posted 2 months ago


This companyis engaged in medical technology. A new product development team for the Surgical Innovation business in the Minimally Invasive Therapies Group (MITG) Business Unit is seeking a Test Engineer. The Test Engineer shall support test activities to best meet the projects requirements. This position will be a part of a R&D Test Engineering Team and will interface with cross-functional team members.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Work in a multi-disciplinary team developing test methods for a complex, electro-mechanical system

  • Plan, execute and document system and sub-system tests

  • Document tests via test methods and reports

  • Validate Test Methods and support test results validation reports

  • File documentation, software, or drawings in depository system

  • Create quality and safety related documentation to support validity of test and test fixture.

  • Support test team by executing verification testing

  • Support hardware and electrical engineers with test fixtures

  • Train other team members on various testing activities

  • Communicate test related activities and results with multi-disciplinary team members

Education & Experience:

  • A Bachelor degree in an engineering, scientific or equivalent background is required.

  • One or more years experience in medical device product development or equivalent is required.

  • Solid understanding of engineering fundamentals and proven hands-on mechanical skills.

  • One or more years demonstrated experience and expertise with product testing, test equipment, analysis methodologies and test documentation is preferred.

  • Familiarity with standard test equipment such as Instron, imaging scopes, force gauges, data loggers, and CMM is preferred.

  • One or more years experience in designing fixture, preferable in CREO, is a plus.

  • Experience in testing electro-mechanical systems is a plus.


  • Demonstrated ability to perform as a contributing member of cross functional teams, including quality, electronic, and mechanical engineers.

  • Analytical with strong problem-solving abilities and creative resolution skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft office programs including Excel and Word

  • Organize and be able to prioritize workload, meet multiple deadlines simultaneously in a fast paced environment

  • Strong communication skills [oral and written] including listening; and ability to maintain clear project status and interlocks with internal project teams and external test agencies

  • Strong interpersonal skills: function as a team player and work constructively and cooperatively with all team members in the best interests of the program.

Working Conditions:

  • Work usually performed in an office setting, laboratory, and/or surgical laboratory.

  • Travel - none


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.

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