Nevro Corp.

Test Engineer

US-CA-Redwood City
1 week ago
ID
2017-1684
Category
Engineering

About Nevro

Nevro is a medical device company headquartered in Redwood City, California. We have developed HF10™ therapy, an innovative, evidence-based neuromodulation platform for the treatment of chronic pain. We started with a simple mission to help more patients suffering from chronic pain.

At each stage of development, our research was subject to the highest levels of scientific rigor, resulting in a new therapy that has advanced the state of spinal cord stimulation (SCS). The Nevro® Senza® SCS System received CE mark in 2010, TGA approval in 2011, FDA approval in 2015, and is commercially available in Europe, Australia, and the United States.

Overview

The Test Engineer shall participate in product development activities ranging from product concept through validated release and deployment. This position will apply self-directed and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices for performing automated test system development and maintenance for manufacturing.

Role Requirements

  • Develop test systems including software for production testing of implantable pulse generators as well as external support devices such as chargers, remotes, etc.
  • Development activities include definition of verification and validation test plans, design and execution of test protocols and preparing reports.
  • Performs IQ/OQ/PQ of test systems.
  • Yield analysis and trending for improving quality and reducing costs of products.
  • Determines and pursues courses of action necessary to obtain desired results.
  • Proactively identifies areas of developmental risk and communicates these to management accordingly.
  • Assemble the different manufacturing test systems in the Nevro lab and make them ready for installation at the various production sites. Run ad hoc testing on these test systems and report any issues in a timely manner to help improve the systems and make them ready for installation at the various production sites.
  • Document new or modified test fixtures or other equipment (developed at Nevro or purchased from vendors) in the Nevro document control system to formalize their use in the manufacturing test systems.
  • Help with coordinating and performing the repair/replacement/calibration of test fixtures at the various manufacturing sites.
  • Ability to read technical drawings, schematics, and BOMs.
  • Works in accordance with quality system procedures and actively enforces its objectives.
  • Develops software in a regulated environment in accordance with internal operating procedures and external standards and regulations is desirable. Conducts cross-functional reviews of the software development at appropriate times in the development cycle. 
  • At a minimum, B.S. in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science, or similar degree
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in automated test system development, preferably using National Instruments LabVIEW and Test Stand is desired

Skills and Knowledge

  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Prior experience working with contract manufacturers
  • Experience in implantable medical device development is a plus.
  • Functional familiarity with the FDA Submission process, ISO Requirements and QSR requirements is a plus.

 

 

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