Would you like the Opportunity…

...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

Please submit your resume and cover letter via email using the "Apply here" link associated with the position or by mailing them to:
Attn: Human Resources
Transonic Systems Inc.
34 Dutch Mill Rd.
Ithaca, NY 14850


 

Manufacturing Engineer – Electrical
Mfg O/H (Manufacturing Engineering)

Ithaca, NY

This position is primarily responsible for exercising technical leadership and analytical skills in the resolution of production issues while keeping with Company goals and standards for quality and safety. Areas of responsibility include - implementing process improvements and manufacturing procedures including the conception, design and implementation of new tools and fixtures; preparation and execution of process validations; and, utilizing project management skills to assist in transitioning new products into production including fast-tracking incubator products.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Owns all assembly and test procedures for Meters and related accessories from incoming inspection of purchased parts and sub-assemblies thru Final QC and shipment to Customers.
  • Responsible for the design, development and implementation of tools and fixtures required for the efficient and error-free assembly of meters and other assigned products.
  • Conceives, designs and directs the assembly of fixtures used in component, sub-assembly, meter and probe/sensor testing.
  • Incorporates required regulatory and industrial standards (FDA, ISO, IPC) in developmental and/or sustaining engineering projects including written protocols, test methods, assembly processes and the Design History File.
  • Responsible for determining root cause(s) of failed components, sub-assemblies and completed meters and accessories and implementation of corrective measures with attention to impact on safety/ergonomics, quality, cost and production schedules.
  • Drives the effort to minimize product cost while maximizing product quality. Including effective collaboration with suppliers to meet these goals.
  • Develop and maintain Work Instruction / Direct Material / Router / BOM documentation and Cost Models for assigned products.
  • Be the champion of Lean Manufacturing and through direct observation of processing activities and the application of Lean principles, implement process /work flow improvements that decrease defects, reduce cycle time and /or reduce costs.
  • Define and execute validation plans for process improvements.
  • Present metrics for continuous improvement opportunities in safety, quality, customer service, throughput, productivity and cost.
  • Utilize SPC to monitor critical device performance parameters and establish meaningful process control limits to maximize yields.
  • 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.
  • Support improvement projects by developing cost justifications and savings analysis.
  • Willingness to perform other work-related duties as requested, directed or assigned by management

Education and Experience

  • AAS in Electrical Engineering required.
  • BS in Electrical Engineering preferred.
  • Minimum of five years of experience. Preferred is prior experience in medical device industry and familiarity with FDA CGMP regulations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Thorough understanding of engineering practices, product safety and root cause analysis.
  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills. Capable of explaining the underlying concepts and principles.
  • Proficient in developing computer-driven test applications, preferably with LabView and/or Visual Basic.
  • Proficient in the use of project management tools and application of continuous process improvement methodologies such as Lean Six Sigma or equivalent. Prior success in the development and implementation of process improvement initiatives.
  • Understanding of PCA Test & Inspection Methods.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including effective presentation of technical data to all levels within the organization.
  • Strong attention to details.
  • Able to work with minimal direction towards completing project tasks.
  • Excellent computer skills including MS Office and Microsoft Project
  • Requires understanding of validation concepts and document control.

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Production Tech I
Manufacturing - Probes

Ithaca, NY

Conducts, maintains, tests and repairs electrical/electronic, mechanical systems and components. Applies knowledge of electrical/electronics and mechanical principles in determining equipment malfunctions and applies skills in restoring equipment to operation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Repair and calibration of precision medical flow sensors; recirculation and test of flow meters.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs mechanical and electrical/electronic equipment including but not limited to programmable controls, numeral controls, gages and test equipment.
  • Sets-up and operates a variety of hand-operated tools and electronic equipment to manufacture product specified on work orders using standard work instructions and Inspection procedures.
  • Documents inspection results and enters data into the devices database and other computer collection systems.
  • Plans and performs work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical/electronic and mechanical theories and principles, writing specifications, local and national electrical codes, properties of various materials, and principles of operation and application of electronic equipment.
  • Maintains company-required performance and maintenance records for identified equipment.
  • Orders parts as required in order to complete repairs.
  • Performs preventive maintenance functions as directed.
  • Assists manufacturing personnel with technical troubleshooting.
  • Ensures clean and organized work environment at all times.
  • Manage tasks related to multiple production duties, prioritize and respond to special assigned duties.
  • Perform other work-related duties as requested, directed or assigned by management.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or its equivalent required.
  • Two-year technical degree or equivalent work experience in a technical field is preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years of calibration experience preferred and the ability to demonstrate high proficiency in these areas.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Position requires electronic and mechanical aptitude, good trouble shooting skills, customer
  • service skills, good written and verbal communication skills and the ability to meet production deadlines.
  • Must have a strong understanding of electrical, pneumatic, temperature, electronic and mechanical measurement techniques and concepts in a high paced manufacturing environment.
  • A thorough knowledge of electronic test equipment, function generator, digital /analog multimeter, temperature instruments and equipment including the use of special instruments for diagnostic purposes.
  • Must be able to work well with all levels of personnel whether individually or in a team environment, and especially must be able to interface and communicate with co-workers in order to assist with repairs and troubleshooting.
  • Willing to work overtime as required.
  • Proficient in PCs, PC-based productivity applications, specifically, MS-Office.
  • Basic soldering skills for assembly or rework.
  • Must be safety conscious.

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Assembler I
Manufacturing - Probes

Ithaca, NY

Perform basic mechanical assembly of precision medical equipment using microscopes, variety of small hand tools, and soldering methods.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assemble and test electro/mechanical precision medical products using a variety of small hand tools, epoxies and glues, soldering, and crimping techniques.
  • Set-up and operate a variety of hand-operated tools and equipment to manufacture and assemble product specified on work orders using standard work instructions and inspection procedures.
  • Follow written procedures, schematics and blueprints with a high level of accuracy to ensure all product meets company and quality specifications.
  • Document and enter data into the device history database and other computer collection systems.
  • Maintain company-required performance and maintenance records for identified equipment.
  • Perform preventive maintenance functions as required or directed.
  • Ensure a clean and organized work environment at all times that meet or exceed company standards
  • Manage tasks related to multiple production duties, assist in prioritization and respond to special assigned duties as needed to assure production deadlines and timelines are met
  • Perform other work-related duties as requested, directed or assigned by management.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or its equivalent required.
  • Previous work experience in a medical manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • IPC solder certification preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Capable of working with small precision devices under a microscope.
  • Ability to work with various epoxies and glues.
  • Basic soldering skills for assembly or rework.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills; and the ability to read, understand and follow written instructions for production processes and assembly is required.
  • Must have good mechanical aptitude and an understanding of electrical, pneumatic, temperature, electronic and mechanical measurement techniques and concepts in a high-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to interface and communicate effectively and professionally with management and co-workers is essential and must be able to work well with all levels of personnel whether individually or in a team environment.
  • Willing to work overtime as required.
  • Proficient in PCs, PC-based productivity applications, specifically, MS-Office.
  • Must be safety conscious.

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Software Engineer
Department: Engineering

Ithaca, NY

This position is responsible to work closely with marketing, manufacturing & other engineering disciplines to develop software for Transonic’s medical device systems. This position will support 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.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and test software in compliance with applicable regulations and processes
  • Troubleshoot, debug, maintain, and support 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 and the maintenance of a team wiki
  • Work on multiple projects and drive with objectives and priority
  • Participate in planning discussion that includes time and complexity estimation of team tasks
  • Willingness to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned by Management

Education and Experience

  • BS degree in Computer Science Engineering or equivalent
  • 3+ years of industry experience with Object Oriented Languages; C++ preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient programming in C++, including knowledge of C++ 11 or greater
  • Experience with multi-threaded/multi-processed programs required; RTOS experience a plus
  • Qt experience a plus
  • Experience with software versioning control techniques, GIT and SVN preferred
  • Experience with DevOps tools such as GitLab a plus
  • Familiarity with SQL Databases, SQLite preferred
  • Experience with Agile based development processes (iterations, velocities, kanbans, etc.)
  • Proficiency in Linux operating system development, required
  • Knowledge of scripting tools such as Python, Linux shell scripting or equivalent, preferred
  • Self-starter and Self-motivated
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Passion for learning new and emerging technologies

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Software Verification Engineer
Department: Engineering

Ithaca, NY

This position would be responsible to work closely with Software Development Engineers in order to lead the development of a software verification framework for Transonic’s cutting edge products. This position will support the verification of software developed 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.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Scope the work needed and lead the development of an automated unit testing framework up to known industry standards
  • Proficient in C++, read, understand, and evaluate QML, SQL, and XML (Java a plus)
  • Develop test plans and tests to verify software in compliance with regulations and processes
  • Analyze test results for potential bugs
  • Work with development to design functional unit tests where appropriate
  • Assist in the definition and verification of software requirements and designs
  • Assist with creation or maintenance of software related documentation
  • Assist with the development of an automated build and testing system
  • Willingness to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned by Management

Education and Experience

  • BS degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
  • Must have 3+ years of working experience in unit testing
  • 3+ years working experience with C++

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must be able to take charge of and help with scoping automated verification projects
  • Proficient ability to test C++ code by way of automated unit tests
  • Experience with designing automated unit tests for GUIs, QT Test a plus
  • Experience with software versioning control techniques; Git preferred
  • Experience with code coverage tools such as FrogLogic or gcovr
  • Experience with DevOps tools; GitLab preferred.
  • Familiarity with SQL databases and their testing
  • Knowledge of Linux operating systems preferred; Yocto a plus
  • Knowledge of scripting tools such as Python, Linux shell scripting or equivalent
  • Self-starter and Self-motivated
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal

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R&D Engineer
Department: Research & Development

Ithaca, NY

This position will support the Research & Development Department in the development of innovative medical device products from concept; development and support of next generation products; and engineering improvement and updates for existing Transonic products.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for leading sustaining product updates
  • Develop hardware/software for our novel R&D prototype devices, and modify existing Transonic products to create new functionalities as member of a development team
  • Custom-design and testing of established Transonic measurement functionalities, under contract of Original Equipment Manufacturers
  • Create and execute project work plans and schedules
  • Manage project modifications as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Manage day-to-day project execution and operational aspects of a project and scope
  • Design and conduct product verification and validation testing
  • Prepare meeting agendas, facilitate meetings, and provide minutes for follow-up actions.
  • Perform other work-related duties as requested, directed or assigned by management.

Education and Experience

  • BS (MS is a plus) in Biomedical Engineering
  • Project management experience is preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including effective presentation of technical data to all levels within the organization
  • Programming experience is a plus (Java preferred)
  • Familiarity with hospital environment and procedures
  • Working knowledge of applicable FDA standards
  • Thorough understanding of engineering practices
  • Able to work with minimal direction towards completing project tasks
  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills. Capable of explaining the underlying concepts and principles.
  • Follows internal (Transonic) and external (FDA, NIH) procedures in everyday work
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to utilize time management skills to ensure project timelines are adhered to
  • Excellent computer skills including MS Office and Excel
  • Requires understanding of validation concepts and document control

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