Test Technician III at Medtronic

Posted in General Business 2 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: northridge, California

Job Description:

Careers That Change Lives

In this exciting role as a Design Verification Test Technician you will have responsibility for ensuring the safety and quality of Medtronic products. This is a hands on dynamic role that allows for exposure to a broad range of activities.
Transforming diabetes care together, for greater freedom and better health.

Our strategy is to become a holistic diabetes management company focused on making a real difference in outcomes and cost. We want to transform healthcare toward value-based models by driving both product and business model innovation with the goal of elevating patient experience, improving clinical outcomes and lowering the total cost of care for our customers.

We value what makes you unique. Be a part of a company that thinks differently to solve problems, make progress, and deliver meaningful innovations.

Visit www.medtronicdiabetes.com to see an overview of the products in our Diabetes product portfolio.

A Day in the Life

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

  • Performs a variety of tasks in the electronic, mechanical, electromechanical, and/or optical areas.
  • Conducts mechanical and electrical testing on medical devices, including but not limited to Essential Performance, Basic Safety, battery life, chemical exposure, environmental, and IEC 60601 testing. The ideal candidate will have experience with a variety of testing protocols.
  • Troubleshoots, calibrates, adjusts, tests, diagnoses, and maintains equipment, components, devices, or systems used in the assembly and testing of pumps and sensors.
  • Operates test equipment, such as Temperature and Humidity Environmental Chambers, Altitude Environmental Chambers, and vibration test systems.
  • Conducts tests and reports data in a prescribed format, including formats compliant with Design History Files (DHF) standards. The ideal candidate will have experience in data collection and documentation.
  • Performs calibration and alignment checks; makes adjustments, modifications, and replacements as directed; prepares prescribed compounds and solutions.
  • Assembles mechanical electrical devices for testing and design verification, preferably pumps and/or sensors according to design and specifications.
  • Responsible for providing guidance, coaching, and training to other employees within the job area.
  • Provides technical support in areas such as testing and good documentation practices to improve the internal processes.

Must Have: Minimum

To be considered for this role, please ensure the minimum requirements are evident on your resume.

Bachelor's Diploma with 2+ years of experience in design verification and reliability product testing.


High School Diploma or GED with 4+ years of experience in design verification and reliability product testing.

Nice to Have

  • Experience in regulated industry (Medical Devices preferred).
  • Experience in executing and recording testing in a lab setting.
  • Experience working with Insulin pumps.
  • Experience working with Glucose sensors.
  • Experience in a cleanroom environment.
  • Experience with small parts assembly.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Experience using a microscope.
  • Experience with testing and calibration and/or ISO 17025.

About Medtronic
Together, we can change h ealthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let's work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients' lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements
The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

A commitment to our employees lives at the core of our values. We recognize their contributions. They share in the success they help to create. We offer a wide range of benefits, resources, and competitive compensation plans designed to support you at every career and life stage. Learn more about our benefits here .

This position is eligible for a short-term incentive plan. Learn more about Medtronic Incentive Plan (MIP) on page 6 here .

The provided base salary range is used nationally (except in certain CA locations).The rate offered is compliant with federal/local regulations and may vary by experience,certification/education, market conditions, location, etc.

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