Engineer I (Process/Electrical/Industrial)

Position Location US-CA-Rancho Santa Margarita



Applied Medical is a new generation medical device company with a proven business model and commitment to innovation that has fueled our rapid business growth and expansion. Applied Medical has been developing and manufacturing advanced surgical technologies for nearly 30 years, and has earned a strong reputation in healthcare. Our dedication to delivering the highest quality products and unique business positioning provides our team members with the unique ability to contribute in a larger capacity than is possible in typical positions.

Position Description

As an Engineer I ( Process/Electrical/Industrial) you will be responsible to provide engineering support to medical device development projects from design through production phase.

  • Understand and follow Applied Medical's Quality Systems (QS)
  • Design, investigate, develop and qualify new manufacturing processes, fixtures and equipment.
  • Perform sustaining, development, analysis, evaluation, testing and troubleshooting of finished devices, electrical systems and their respective components, sub-assemblies and test fixtures.
  • Develop, qualify and update engineering documents such as manufacturing instructions, drawings, FMEA’s and test methods.
  • Write test protocols and reports, conduct various testing, collect and analyze data and trends
  • Perform root cause analysis, propose and implement corrections and corrective actions
  • Collaborate with the Engineering team for equipment selection, design and development
  • Collaborate with the Production team to identify capabilities and capacity

Position Requirements

This position requires the following skills and attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Biomedical, Industrial, System or Manufacturing Engineering (or equivalent)
  • Familiar with electronic lab equipment
  • Must have a technical aptitude and be detail-oriented
  • Ability to develop and improve instructions, procedures, and other manufacturing documentation to improve manufacturing performance
  • Ability to perform and analyze process validations activities such as IQ/OQ/PQ
  • Ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, set priorities and meet strict deadlines


  • Experience in engineering (i.e. internships or co-ops)
  • Proficient at reading schematics (i.e. Altium)
  • Working knowledge of PCBA troubleshooting and a variety of electronic circuits
  • Engineering projects related to manufacturing or medical devices
  • Working knowledge of Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Experience with technical writing
  • Understanding of manufacturing and quality standards, including FDA regulations and ISO quality systems


  • Training and mentorship with ongoing learning and development courses
  • On-campus wellness activities
  • Comprehensive medical and dental and vision coverage
  • Education reimbursement program
  • 401(k) program with discretionary employer match
  • Generous vacation accrual and paid holiday schedule


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