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Engineering Technician 1

  • ID: 496109
  • Posted: 11/17/2021
  • Location: Sunnyvale, CA
  • Category: LI - Technician
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 12 + Months


Acara Solutions is looking for an ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN for our client located in Sunnyvale, CA.

  • The packaging engineering team is devoted to designing and qualifying packaging systems for instruments, accessories, endoscopes, and system FRU's across all business units.
  • The department owns designing, validating, and verifying packaging systems that include but not limited to, thermoform packaging such as Form, Fill & Seal trays, rigid trays or pouch sterile barrier systems, custom cartons, shippers, over shippers, reusable cases.
  • The packaging engineering technician will work with a team of dedicated engineers within the packaging team to assist with various package testing needs, prototype builds, documentation of test results and identifying issues related to new designs.
  • Build and assist with construction of packaging engineering prototypes.
  • Build and operate EFT's (drop, vibration testers) for transit exposure of packaging prototype packages.
  • Perform packaging integrity tests on engineering package samples as well formal verification/validation test samples.
  • Coordinate preventive maintenance and calibration of test equipment and fixtures.
  • Perform other engineering technician duties as needed.
  • Ensures successful, on-time completion of department projects; communicates constraints to direct management when successful project completion is at risk.
  • Performs a broad variety of tasks in support of packaging design verification as assigned by department management.
  • Complies with company department and standard operating procedures.
  • Works with packaging engineers to ensure the packaging lab maintains smooth workflow and is tidy and organized.

Pay and Benefits:                                                                                                   

The salary for this position is $ 26.00 per hour (Max Pay rate).
Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in hardware production or test environment

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Experience in a medical device company.
  • Experience with operating Instron's and transit simulation equipment such as drop and vibration testers.
  • Experience with performing packaging integrity tests such as peel testing, burst testing, leak testing
  • Ability to read, write and understand English.
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees, supervisors, or engineers.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to determine the minimum, maximum and nominal value when provided with a specification and a tolerance.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions.
  • Ability to report quality issues.
  • Ability to suggest simple process improvements.
  • Quick learner with the ability understands complex products and processes.
  • Ability to use personal computers as part of daily work.
  • Ability to use on-line documentation.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to use basic tools and measuring equipment.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to multitask, and handle tasks with competing priorities effectively.
  • Ability to work around biological samples, including blood, tissue and organs.

Additional Information:

  • Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen.
  • Ability to lift packages as needed to support testing needs.
Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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