Nevro Corp.

Test Engineer

US-CA-Redwood City
2 months 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 deployment, sustaining and development activities. 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

  • Responsible for test systems to support 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.
  • Perform IQ/OQ/PQ of test systems.
  • Yield analysis and trending for improving quality and reducing cost of products.
  • Determine and pursue course of action necessary to obtain desired results.
  • Proactively identify areas of developmental risk and communicate 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.
  • Work in accordance with quality system procedures and actively enforce its objectives.
  • Develop software in a regulated environment in accordance with internal operating procedures and external standards and regulations is desirable. Conduct cross-functional reviews of the software development at appropriate times in the development cycle. 
  • S. in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science, or Equivalent experience.

Skills and Knowledge

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in automated test system deployment, sustaining and development, preferably using National Instruments LabVIEW and Test Stand is desired
  • 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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