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...to Make a Difference

Transonic® offers employees the chance to make a difference. As a pioneering, high tech company, employees bring flow measurement benefits to: operating rooms where intraoperative flow measurements inform surgeons; research laboratories worldwide, setting the stage for medical advances; dialysis clinics where measurements enable proactive treatment to extend the lives of patients with kidney failure. In short, Transonic flow measurement technologies save lives.

... for Growth

Motivated employees enjoy an opportunity for both personal growth and professional advancement in a flexible, friendly, open, working environment. The company offers an excellent benefit package, including fully paid medical insurance, along with recognition for individual initiative and accomplishment.

... for Quality of Life

Transonic’s headquarters is located in cosmopolitan Ithaca, NY, home to Cornell University and Ithaca College. Located in the unsurpassed beauty of the New York Finger Lakes region; in Ithaca, rural life and recreation interface with city sophistication and world class culture.
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Current Opportunities

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Transonic Systems Inc.
34 Dutch Mill Rd.
Ithaca, NY 14850

 


 

Manufacturing Engineer - Mechanical
Department: Manufacturing Engineering

Ithaca, NY

Exercises technical leadership and analytical skills in the resolution of production issues. Demonstrates creativity in implementing process improvements and new manufacturing methods including the conception, design and implementation of new tools, fixtures, methods; building and testing new product prototypes, and qualifying machinery and test equipment. Prepares technical reports, drafts and executes validations under the direction of Manufacturing Engineering management staff. This position would be responsible for working closely with manufacturing and design engineering to

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Actively participate on new product release teams from the earliest phases to assure that design for manufacturing concepts are employed and to facilitate a smooth transition from Engineering to Manufacturing.
  • Owns the development of assembly processes for new products as well as the introduction of new methods into the assembly processes of current products and associated PFMEA’s.
  • Interpret engineering prototypes, test instructions, drawings, and schematics to identify, modify and plan requirements for fabrication, assembly, testing and test nature of technical problems.
  • Devise, document, fabricate and assemble new or modified test fixtures for construction by the machine shop or external supplier.
  • Apply DOE and statistical tools to identify root cause(s) of yield loss and propose and implement corrective actions, make recommendations for changes in test fixtures or test methods by applying theory & principles of mechanical engineering.
  • Maintain Work Instructions, BOM’s, preventative maintenance schedules, and routers and perform training as required.
  • Record test procedures and results; write test reports using numerical and graphical data using Excel and Word.
  • Confer with engineering staff and submit reports of test results to engineering department and recommend design or material changes.
  • Actively participate in discussions related to changes in design, method of manufacture and assembly, and drafting techniques and procedures with staff and coordinate corrections.
  • Develop and release processes and equipment in a controlled manner, ensure documentation procedures have been followed and drawings are accurate.
  • Draft and execute validation & verification for tooling, equipment, and processes, including IQ/OQ/PQ organized activities.
  • Identify and resolve manufacturing errors expeditiously with attention to impact on safety/ergonomics, quality, cost and production schedules from software.
  • Perform other work-related duties as requested, directed or assigned by management.

Education and Experience:

  • BS in Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Biomedical Engineering required.
  • MS in Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering preferred.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience. Preferred is prior experience in medical device industry and familiarity with FDA CGMP regulations and validation practices.
  • Proficiency in 3D Modeling required.
  • Experience in electronics and systems design a plus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with the capability of explaining the underlying concepts and principles.
  • Proficient in ProE/CREO and knowledgeable in drawing standards/GD&T.
  • Knowledgeable in software development and programming standards preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including effective presentation of technical data to all levels within the organization.
  • Use of logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems related to prototype and testing.
  • Requires understanding of validation concepts and document control.
  • Familiarity with a variety of the mechanical engineering concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of electronics preferred.

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Manufacturing Software Engineer
Department: Manufacturing Engineering

Ithaca, NY

Maintains the manufacturing software life cycle program. Exercises developmental and analytical skills in the resolution of production issues through remote monitoring and test software. Demonstrates creativity in implementing process improvements and new manufacturing methods including the conception, design and implementation of new software and tools. Utilizes project management skills to transition new or improved software into Production, including fast-tracking of incubator products. Analyze and summarize risks, costs, and benefits regarding alternative courses of actions. Prepares technical reports and makes recommendations. Supervises fellow software development team members and ensures compliance to software SOP’s. Prepares and executes process validations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains the manufacturing software life cycle program.
  • Champions manufacturing software projects, including development of new product software, sustaining software, and legacy software replacement.
  • Supervises fellow software development team members and ensures compliance to software SOP’s and project timelines.
  • Display software project management from specification drafting to implementation, control and bug tracking.
  • Ensures developed software is not active prior to controlled release and until Validation & Verification requirements are met.
  • Draft and execute validation and verification protocols for software processes.
  • Actively participate or assign responsibility on new product release teams from the earliest phases and to assure that desired programming and testing features are employed and to facilitate a smooth transition from Engineering to Manufacturing.
  • Maintain current manufacturing software suites currently deployed to the production floor Develop and implement continuous process improvement projects that decrease programming errors, reduce cycle time and /or reduce costs.
  • Maintain Work Instructions, BOM’s, and Routers affected by software projects using the Document Control System.
  • Conceptualize, design, develop and implement new software and tools that improve product programming and test efficiency, reduce/eliminate production errors and improve yields.
  • Document software specifications for review prior to development of software both new and sustaining.
  • Define and execute validation plans for manufacturing software including new and sustaining.
  • Participates in PFMEA activities when applicable.Utilize SPC to monitor critical device performance parameters and establish meaningful software process control limits.
  • Apply DOE and statistical tools to identify root cause(s) software malfunction and propose and implement corrective actions.
  • Identify and resolve manufacturing errors expeditiously with attention to impact on safety/ergonomics, quality, cost and production schedules from software.
  • Support improvement projects by developing cost justifications and savings analysis.
  • Software tool development with aid of Engineering.
  • Performs training as assigned.
  • Perform other work-related duties as requested, directed or assigned by manager.

Education and Experience:

  • BS in Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, or Software Engineering required.
  • Minimum of four years’ experience in medical device industry and familiarity with FDA CGMP regulations and validation practices or equivalent working experience.
  • Proficiency in LabVIEW required, certified developer preferred. Knowledge of VB a plus.
  • Must understand GMP with regards to software design, documentation, and implementation.
  • Experience in systems design.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with the capability of explaining the underlying concepts and principles.
  • Proficient in LabVIEW and knowledgeable in programming standards.
  • Solid understanding of test systems and software integration techniques.
  • Knowledge of electronics and systems design strongly preferred.
  • Prior success in the development and implementation of process improvement initiatives.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including effective presentation of technical data to all levels within the organization.
  • Strong attention to details.
  • Requires understanding of validation concepts and document control.

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Direct Sales Representative for the Benelux Region

Transonic Europe

Function:

The successful applicant will be responsible for the territory sales and sales management of the region. You will become our “Flow Measurement Specialist” charged with developing customer relationships that maintain and increase sales of Transonic products in your target markets. Tasks will include product presentation and demonstration primarily in the surgical markets (cardiac, neuro, vascular, transplant, plastic surgery) but also in ICU, interventional radiology and research markets; soliciting commitment to purchase, post-sale in-service and training, territory sales forecasts, prospecting for new customers, and technical support and quota attainment. This function reports to the V.P. of Global Sales in our headquarters office located in Ithaca, NY USA. This position will work remotely, with some travel required to our European office in the Netherlands.

Additional Functional Detail:

  • Responsible for all phone and written inquiries for all Clinical products sold by Transonic Europe.
  • Provide equipment recommendations to existing and potential customers for clinical product lines.
  • Prepare sales lead generation plans and schedules to identify specific targets.
  • Identify sales prospects and other new leads and referrals resulting from field activities and meetings.
  • Provide confirmation of clinical orders to ensure correct equipment has been ordered and coordinate.
    order placement and shipment from our Ithaca office.
  • Maintain the CRM database.
  • Creation of business plans and strategy on a on-going basis.

Qualifications:

A College degree is preferred, preferably including biomedical or medical technologies training. Three or more years of experience selling capital equipment to surgeons, hospital administration, interventionalists and researchers. Familiarity with OR procedures and the clinical environment is a necessity to this role.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Languages: English both spoken and written. A proven track record as a sales professional in a similar position, and strong proficiency in application-based sales and demonstrations of innovative technology solutions. Personable and enthusiastic, well-organized with focus on results and well-versed in sales reporting and analytical tracking. Knowledge of Microsoft office tools a must, including CRM knowledge.

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Customer Support Representative: Transonic Scisense
London, ON Canada

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Championing the interests of the customer throughout the company.
  • Responding to and receiving internal and external technical support for product inquiries.
  • Providing fast and accurate answers to questions from customers, distributors and fellow team members.
  • Processing and issuing Return Material Authorizations to customers and distributors.
  • Communicating effectively via email by utilizing soft skills, proper grammar and punctuation skills.
  • Utilizing communication skills via telephone by thorough active listening, soft skills, and clearly speaking to the customer.
  • Identifying and communicating operational issues of products to operations manager.
  • Input accurate data into existing ERP system.
  • Inspect and verify incoming goods against internal documents.
  • Inspect RMAs upon receipt and record damages and shortages.
  • Facilitate timely repairs and replacements for customers and distributors.
  • Provide sales administrative support as required.
  • Share reception duties.

The successful candidate requires:

  • Ability to Speak English, Read English, Write English.
  • Experience in a fast-paced customer service setting.
  • The ability to interpret and provide instructions orally and in writing at a level appropriate for the audience.
  • Direct experience dealing with difficult customers via telephone and email.
  • Relevant College or University Degree in a technical or science program beneficial.
  • Experience and or a keen interest and understanding of electronics.
  • Experience in using Microsoft Office.
  • Experience with SAP or other computerized ERP system would be an asset.
  • Ability to multi-task, learn quickly and easily adapt to a changing environment.
  • Ability to work independently and communicate well in a team environment.

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Micro Assembler: Transonic Scisense
London, ON Canada

Job Description:

To assemble micro sensing devices under a microscope with the aid of detailed drawings and procedures. The ideal candidate must have a positive attitude, be well organized, a team player and enjoy multi-tasking.

    Essential Qualifications:

    • Able to learn to produce a consistent product of the highest level of quality.
    • Possessing patience and persistence to see task to completion.
    • Self-motivated and able to take initiative.
    • Able to work independently as well as part of a team.
    • Ability to speak English, read English and write English.
    • Detail Oriented.
    • Ability to plan and organize effectively and independently.
    • Documented proof of completion of High School or GED.
    • Willingness to multi-task and meet production goals as identified.
    • Be proactive and innovative.
    • Mechanical aptitude.
    • Strong work ethic.
    • Superior hand/eye coordination.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience performing detailed tasks working under a microscope.
    • Experience in soldering would be an asset.
    • Electronics background and or experience would be considered an asset.

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    International Distributor Manager
    Department: Sales/Distribution

    Transonic Europe

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Manage, direct, develop and coordinate the sales and distribution relationship of Transonic Systems;
    • According to strategy implement distribution in those areas not covered to date in close cooperation with the VP of Global Sales;
    • Working with and facilitating the Research Distributor Manager’s functions and strategies;
    • According to strategy replace non-performing distributors in certain areas;
    • Collect and manage monthly forecast from distributors;
    • Execute field visits to train and inform distributors, distributor sales force on products and marketing strategy;
    • Manage distributor performance against objectives by visiting the market distributor;
    • Train and motivate distributor sales force on Transonic products;
    • Develop specific business plans per distributor and prepare and present this sales plan based on close working knowledge of the market and manage ongoing performance against plan;
    • Formulate with the distributors a forecast and inventory requirement planning procedure for those markets not submitting forecast;
    • Monitor distributor margins and pricing policies;
    • Establish and maintain a good relationship with distributors and key organizations in the markets
    • Perform market research on the established focus areas
    • Analyze market trends and anticipate new opportunities; identifying potential new Distributor candidates as aligned with the defined strategies;
    • Prepare a variety of status reports, including activity, closings, follow-up, and adherence to goals.
    • Establish and implement short and long-range strategic goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures.
    • Visit and attend congresses
    • All other duties as assigned.

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    Surgical Marketing Manager
    Department: Marketing

    Ithaca, NY

    Oversee the Surgical segment of Transonic’s product line by providing overall upstream & global marketing strategic planning & support, market development, KOL development and support and product positioning strategies with the primary objective being to drive global product line growth.  Develop, implement and successfully execute an effective market development plan that will affect the profitable growth of Transonic flow meters and sensors to the surgical market. Coordinate day to day marketing activities for the surgical product portfolio including product line management, global marketing support, data analysis, and assistance with new product development tasks. Provides support to other products as assigned.  Interface with marketing, engineering, QA/RA, clinical, customer service, sales, end-users and business partners.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Upstream Marketing:

    • Create and assist in implementing tactical upstream marketing plans for future & existing surgical product line development. Includes:
      • Insight – Where to play, how to win, voice of customer
      • Identity Building – Value Proposition development, Brand positioning, Brand Architecture
      • Innovation strategy
      • Determine Product, Price, Place (distribution), Promotional Plans
    • Identification and business case development for future opportunities in the surgical segment
    • Assisting with implementation of upstream marketing plans with the rest of the marketing team (training for others in Marketing on upstream marketing tactics and developing standard practices going forward for the team as a whole)

    KOL Development:

    • Create and help drive strategic planning for KOL development and utilization for the surgical segments
    • Identify and develop relationships with Key Opinion leaders for podium presentations, seminars and education programs

    Downstream Marketing:

    • Coordinate with Senior Management & Surgical Product Manager to plan promotional and communication programs/materials, trade show activities, educational programs, web-based programs, seminars and other appropriate promotional vehicles.  
    • Develop and implement a tactical surgical downstream plan to generate demand and demonstrate the value proposition for the existing portfolio & drive future adoption of Transonic Flow equipment.
    • Lead Global Forecasting for Assigned Products
    • Maintain and contribute to company competitive files including product details on major competitors

    Field Support & Development:

    • Collaborate with existing & potential customers, and with sales force in novel applications for current products, such as with the Microvascular product line in conjunction with Surgical Product Manager
    • Develop and present effective sales tools in conjunction with Surgical Product Manager and present technical training as needed to a global network of sales personnel, distribution channels and end users
    • Participate in key sales situations for the product
    • Work in the field to assist Sales personnel and to keep abreast of the latest trends and needs in the market
    • Perform other work-related duties as requested, directed or assigned by management

    Education and Experience:

    • MBA, Marketing
    • 5+ years of prior marketing experience in medical device arena.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Must have outstanding written and verbal communication skills including presentation and training competency   
    • Experience in upstream and downstream marketing
    • Experience managing Inbound Marketing programs
    • Must have demonstrated skills in the MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Ability to establish and maintain excellent rapport and credibility with potential customers, existing customers and other industry contacts
    • Ability to be creative and innovative to assist in growing our surgical product line
    • Must be dynamic, upbeat and flexible with the ability to work in a fast-paced, diverse environment
    • Must be willing to travel domestically and internationally to tradeshows, conferences and interact with sales & potential/active customers. Estimated expected travel time, cumulative, would be around 20-40% of total work time

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    Research Application Specialist

    Candidates for this position can work from either Transonic Ithaca, or
    Transonic Scisense in London, ON

    Develop and administer a comprehensive scientific educational/teaching program relating to the use of Transonic’s Research products – EndoGear implantable telemetry, Pressure & Pressure Volume products, Flow measurement in medical/pharmaceutical research.

    Qualifications:

    • Prefer DVM, PhD or similar with hands on surgical device/ implant experience (survival surgeries) using invasive open/ close chest catheterizations (large and small) or open chest surgeries (large animal models)
    • Please provide research credentials and reference publications
    • Minimum of 2-4 years’ experience desired

    Experience:

    • New hire will be working directly with customers using Transonic products using invasive technology in large and small animals
    • Ability to think independently and creatively to solve surgical issues during meetings with clients at the site
    • Working knowledge of ventilation/injectable anesthesia procedure for survival surgeries
    • Ability to triage surgical situations, document protocols and suggest corrective actions
    • Applied knowledge of use of anesthetics/analgesics/antibacterial therapies and common dosages for large and small animal surgery and post-op procedures
    • Ability to learn and demonstrate surgical steps of how to implant telemetry system (previous experience in telemetry implantation will be looked on as favorable)
    • Ability to provide customer with detailed assessments of Transonic’s data and pass along workable understanding of equipment and physiological signals (ECG, pressure, flow, etc) to customer
    • ...and shall execute such other duties on behalf of the Company as may reasonably be requested

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    Firmware Engineer

    Ithaca, NY

    This position would be responsible to work closely with Engineers and develop firmware for Transonic’s cutting edge products. This position will support the firmware development and maintenance for New Product Development and Sustaining Engineering products that are used clinically as well as in research areas including: cardiovascular; surgery; interventional radiology; and other such areas.

    Position Responsibilities:

    • Design, develop, and test firmware in compliance with applicable regulations and processes
    • Design and coding of state machines in C language
    • Troubleshooting, debugging, maintaining, and supporting firmware on existing products
    • Define and implement firmware requirements and designs
    • Investigate new computer science technologies in industry and their potential applications to optimize firmware performance in current and new products
    • Assist with firmware related documentation to other team members, as needed
    • Work on multiple projects and drive with objectives and priority
    • Willingness to perform additional tasks as requested, directed or assigned by Management

    Education and Experience:

    • BS degree in Computer Science Engineering or equivalent
    • Good programming experience in C required
    • Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
    • RTOS usage experience
    • Experience with firmware versioning control techniques, preferred
    • Firmware Verification and Validation testing experience, preferred
    • Design and implementation of multithreading models with or without an RTOS
    • Embedded development environment experience is a plus
    • Cypress PSoC and/or Xilinx MicroBlaze experience is a plus
    • Freescale CodeWarrior experience is a plus
    • VHDL and/or Verilog programming experience is a plus
    • Programming background in Java and C++ is a plus
    • Familiarity with writing Linux applications and Linux operating systems is a plus

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Ability to read electronic schematic diagrams
    • Ability to read and comprehend digital and analog component data sheets
    • Ability to operate and interpret output from digital oscilloscopes
    • Ability to reverse engineer existing C code (Java and Forth code familiarity is a plus)
    • Ability to design real-time control applications with or without an RTOS
    • Object-oriented / structured program design ability
    • Proficient programming in Java and C++ required
    • Knowledge of scripting tools such as Perl, Python, Linux shell scripting or equivalent
    • Self-starter and Self-motivated
    • Good communication skills both written and verbal
    • Passion for learning new and emerging technologies

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    Distributor/Direct Sales Support Specialist (Clinical Products)

    Transonic Europe, The Netherlands

    Manage Direct Sales in the Benelux and Germany and support Distributor Field Sales efforts throughout Europe

    Position Responsibilities:

    In support of Transonic’s Distributors; this position will provide first hand product training and support for Transonic’s Clinical product lines. This will include technical and clinical training and supporting other matters related to the product lines. The successful candidate may also assist in coordinating and conducting in-service education programs, seminars and symposiums.

    As the Sales Representative for Benelux and Germany, the successful applicant will be responsible for the territory sales and sales management of the region. You will become our “Flow Measurement Specialist” charged with developing customer relationships that maintain and increase sales of Transonic products in our target markets. Tasks will include lead tracking, product presentation and demonstration, soliciting commitment to purchase, post-sale in-service and training, territory sales forecasts, prospecting for new customers, and technical support and quota attainment. This individual will also be expected to attend International Congresses and present/demonstrate the Transonic products and provide support to the show as needed.

    This function involves a substantial amount of travel, both local and international.

    To be successful in this role, the candidate will maintain open, effective communication with all Transonic Departments (in Elsloo, The Netherlands, and with Company Headquarters in Ithaca, NY USA). This function reports to the Distributor/Sales Manager, Clinical Products in our office located in Elsloo – NL

    Education and Experience:

    A College degree is preferred, preferably including biomedical or medical technologies training. Three or more years of experience selling capital equipment to surgeons, hospital administration and/or interventionalists and nephrologists. Familiarity with Operating Room procedures and the clinical environment will be a benefit to this role.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    Languages: Dutch (native level), English (both spoken and written), German and French. A proven track record as a sales professional in a similar position. Personable and enthusiastic, well-organized with focus on results and well-versed in sales reporting and analytical tracking. Knowledge of Microsoft office tools a must, including CRM knowledge.

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    Software Engineer

    Ithaca, NY

    This position would be responsible to closely work with Engineers and develop software for cutting edge products used in the medical field. The successful candidate will support the software development and maintenance for New Product Development and Sustaining Engineering products that are used clinically as well as in research areas including: cardiovascular; surgery; interventional radiology; and other such areas.

    Position Responsibilities:

    • Design, develop, and test software in compliance with applicable regulations and processes
    • Troubleshooting, debugging, maintaining, and supporting software on existing products
    • Define and implement software requirements and designs
    • Review software developed by other team members
    • Investigate new computer science technologies in industry and their potential applications to optimize software performance in current and new products
    • Assist with software related documentation to other team members, as needed
    • Work on multiple projects and drive with objectives and priority
    • Willingness to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned by Management

    Education and Experience:

    • BS degree in Computer Science Engineering or equivalent
    • 2 years of working experience in Object Oriented Programming Languages

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Proficient programming in Java and C++ required
    • Knowledge of Open Source Software required
    • Experience with software versioning control techniques, preferred
    • Software Verification and Validation testing experience, preferred
    • Knowledge in Windows Platform Development, .Net Framework and SQL Database, highly desired
    • Familiarity with writing Linux applications and Linux operating systems
    • Knowledge of scripting tools such as Perl, Python, Linux shell scripting or equivalent
    • Self-starter and Self-motivated
    • Good communication skills both written and verbal
    • Passion for learning new and emerging technologies

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