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(Archived) Instrumentation Quality Engineer

Last Updated: 11/11/21

Job Description

Position responsibilities:

Create, then complete project test plans, analyze data, perform teardown, and assess results to deliver clear findings

Provide detailed reports in written or verbal format for engineering, biological, and non-technical audiences

Develop test methodology as needed to provide reliability capability

Interact in development of engineering design, analysis and other technical requirements

Understand mechanical and system concept design, perform sensitivity analysis, numeric analysis, fluid analysis, timing analysis, or other design analysis.

Lead test and root-cause analysis for mechanical or electrical subassemblies

Strong communication skills.

Education and Experience:

Required: BS in Engineering (preferred: Electrical, Mechanical, or Biomechanical) with 5+ years test engineering experience

Preferred: MS (Electrical, Mechanical, or Biomechanical) with 3+ years test engineering.

Experience working in a manufacturing/ medical device environment preferred. Knowledge of medical device manufacturing and regulatory compliance a plus.

Solid technical writing experience. Must be able to present information and thought process flow clearly and succinctly with strong presentation skills.

Working knowledge of statistical methodologies, quality control and manufacturing tools, such as applied statistics, lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, etc

Experience with 21CFR820 QSR system and ISO 13485 Preferred


Required: Strong skills in critical thinking and problem solving, planning and organizing, decision-making

Excellent communication, facilitation and teamwork capabilities

Demonstrated statistics-based data analysis. Familiarity with packages such as JMP, Minitab and Python a plus.

Investigations skills: root cause (5 why, Ishikawa diagrams), warranty estimates, etc.

Project management through JIRA or other equivalent workflow tools

Preferred: Experience supporting review/development of statements of work, schematics, and CAD for new test hardware

Skillset in CAD packages such as SolidWorks or AutoCAD


Candidate will be based in Union City, CA working in an office or laboratory environment.

Full time



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Company Details

Parsippany, New Jersey, United States
Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines, vaccines and diagnostic products, which are complemented by biodevices, genetic tests and precision livestock farming. Zoetis serves veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals in more than 100 countries.