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


Sales Manager – OEM
Department: Sales

Ithaca, NY

Oversee the OEM segment of Transonic’s product line by providing overall product support, market development, sales support and customer support with the goal of driving its growth globally. Develop, implement and successfully execute an effective market development plan that will affect the profitable growth of Transonic flow meters and sensors to the OEM market.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a strategic OEM marketing plan including working with Transonic’s Marketing department on promotional and communication programs/materials, trade show activities, educational programs, key customer presentations, web-based programs, seminars and other appropriate promotional vehicles.
  • Research and identify market opportunities which will generate demand and drive adoption of Transonic flow meter and sensor technology for novel OEM customer needs.
  • Participate and collaborate with Senior Management and Marketing to develop effective strategies to grow our OEM product line globally.
  • Identify and develop relationships with Key Opinion leaders for podium presentations, seminars and education programs.
  • Work with Marketing team to develop articles, literature and promotional material to maintain product visibility by contributions to trade journals, company website, etc.
  • Conduct on-site visits with existing OEM customers, manage their sales, deliveries, product quality issues and contracts, and grow our next-generation product business with them.
  • Conduct sales activities to potential customers, and develop effective sales tools for such.
  • Work through Engineering Department to manage changes to existing products and development of new products to increase market penetration and share.
  • Research and maintain market intelligence on OEM competitors including product details on major competitors.
  • Manage and coordinate both domestic and international sales/marketing efforts including meetings.
  • Collect and analyze technical, financial, schedule, and sales information for product line.
  • Serve as Product expert at trade shows and other industry events to support sales.
  • Work with Quality, Engineering and Manufacturing to troubleshoot product delivery and application difficulties.
  • Assure that OEM customer needs are exceeded, and that product performance is within Transonic’s gold standard.
  • Perform other work-related duties as requested, directed or assigned by management.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Life Sciences/Engineering field; Biomedical Engineering preferred.
  • Prior sales or marketing experience in the OEM industry or medical device industry will be a plus.
  • Background in Instrumentation, GMP or GAMP is also a plus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of OEM marketing and sales process in the biomedical sector.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication, presentation and training skills.
  • 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.
  • A creative and innovative mindset to assist in growing our OEM product line.
  • Dynamic, upbeat and flexible within a fast-paced, diverse and innovative environment.

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Continuous Improvement Engineer
Department: Manufacturing O/H

Ithaca, NY

This position is responsible for identifying, managing and leading continuous improvement projects for Transonic’s manufacturing processes with a goal toward improving efficiencies, reducing cost and improving quality by utilizing continuous improvement techniques.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Investigate, evaluate, troubleshoot and resolve production issues including material use variances, bottlenecks and inefficiencies.
  • Identify opportunities and implement changes to improve manufacturing processes and to reduce costs, using knowledge of manufacturing processes, tooling and production equipment, assembly methods, quality control standards, and product design, materials and parts.
  • Apply continuous improvement methods such as lean manufacturing to enhance manufacturing quality, reliability, or cost-effectiveness.
  • Maximize efficiency by optimizing layout of equipment, workflow, assembly methods, and work flow utilization.
  • Assure product and process quality by designing testing methods; testing finished process and product capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes.
  • Drive the implementation of Engineering Change Orders on the production floor.
  • Prepare product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Determine root causes of failures or quality issues and recommend changes in designs, tolerances, or processing methods.
  • Drive the standardization of processes and the implementation of metrics & best practices which will assist in meeting or exceeding Transonic’s standards for quality.
  • Provide process expertise and support to Design and Product Engineers to refine product designs to increase producibility and decrease costs related to manufacturing.
  • Perform other work-related duties as requested, directed or assigned by management.

Education and Experience:

  • B.S. in Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering with practical experience on mechanical and electronic device manufacturing process & work flow.
  • Lean Six Sigma certification plus practical experience applying the tools in a production environment. Green belt certification or higher is preferred.
  • Experience in medical device industry is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage projects and accomplish goals.
  • Should possess strong organizational, project management, and influencing skills with the ability to work on multiple projects and lead multiple teams.
  • Proven effective communication skills to work with shop floor personnel, technical teams and management to gain buy-in and support needed to accomplish the improvements.
  • Demonstrated ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and deliver projects on time in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft applications and capable of using other related software applications such as Macola, Crystal Reports, CRM or similar.

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New Product Development Project Manager
Department: Engineering

Ithaca, NY

The NPD Project Manager is responsible for leading cross-functional teams in the New Product Development (NPD) and Sustaining Engineering effort to bring new and innovative flow measurement system products from concept to commercialization. This role will apply Project Management best practice knowledge, tools, methodologies and techniques to meet or surpass the needs and expectations of all stakeholders.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create and execute project work plans, schedules and budgets which adhere to Company goals and quality standards.
  • Influences all aspects of a project.
  • Manage project modifications as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Identify resources needed and work with functional departments to staff accordingly.
  • Coordinate and manage day-to-day project execution and operational aspects of a project and scope.
  • Assigns deliverables and accountability to team members; ensures achievement of same by providing guidance and direction.
  • Identify lapses in schedule or commitments, and ensures corrective action(s) are defined and initiated.
  • Prepare meeting agendas, facilitate meetings and provide minutes for follow-up actions.
  • Motivate and serve as a mentor to individual team members.
  • Monitor and track project milestones and deliverables and report progress to upper management and all other stakeholders.
  • Identify, review, and work with vendors or other outside resources to meet project needs.
  • Perform other work-related duties as requested, directed or assigned by management.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in technical discipline.
  • 5+ years project management experience required.
  • PMP certification preferred.
  • Proven capability to lead a multiple function project from “start to finish”.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Project management best practice knowledge, tools, methodologies and techniques.
  • Ability to work with functional departments to develop comprehensive schedules.
  • Ability to effectively coordinate people and resources.
  • Self-starter and Self-motivated.
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Ability to recognize obstacles and develop solutions through collaboration and initiative.
  • Able to utilize time management skills to ensure project timelines are adhered to.

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Software Development Manager
Department: Engineering

Ithaca, NY

This position would be responsible to lead the software development efforts for Transonic’s cutting edge products. This position will lead the SW development efforts required for the development of new products and the sustaining of current products that are used clinically as well as in research areas including: cardiovascular surgery, interventional radiology, and other such areas.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of embedded and system SW engineers in the development of devices used in medical and research applications.
  • Define and drive continuous improvement in the use of SW development tools and processes for SW Architecture, Design, Implementation and Verification.
  • Investigate, recommend and implement new SW technologies in current and new products under development.
  • Coordinate and oversee the work activities of the SW team and ensure alignment to Company goals, project goals and quality standards.
  • Effectively manage the use of outside SW resources.
  • Design, develop, and test embedded SW in compliance with applicable regulations and processes.
  • Participate on cross functional teams working on new product developments.
  • 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.
  • Experience managing teams of SW Engineers.
  • Embedded SW development experience.
  • Good programming experience in C is a plus.
  • Firmware Verification and Validation testing experience is a plus.
  • Familiarity with writing Linux applications and Linux operating systems 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.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to manage internal and external SW teams.
  • Ability to develop work breakdown structures, schedule and track to completion.
  • Self-starter and Self-motivated.
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Passion for learning new and emerging technologies.

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Test Engineer
Department: Engineering

Ithaca, NY

This position will be responsible for the research, development, design and detailed evaluation methods required for verification and validation testing used for Transonic meters, including overseeing and analyzing the overall testing process and progress.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with design engineers to construct an overall design verification and validation plan to ensure design outputs meet design requirements.
  • Develop detailed plans and protocols to execute the overall testing plan.
  • Prepare validation and verification protocols for new or modified products.
  • Coordinate the implementation or scheduling of validation testing with affected departments and personnel.
  • Oversee the work of other test engineers and test technicians to execute those plans
  • Participate in design reviews and other associated design related activities
  • Ensure that all documentation for above actions are accurate and consistent with processes
  • Conduct audits of validation or verification processes to ensure compliance with internal and regulatory requirements.
  • Drive continuous improvement in how Transonic performs V&V activities
  • Perform other work-related duties as requested, directed or assigned by management.

Education and Experience:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering or similar field required.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Requires understanding of the role of statistics in design of the overall verification strategies and plans.
  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions.
  • Able to identify potential problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Capable of coordinating and effectively directing a team for the successful execution of verification and validation activities.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent problem solving and time management skills.
  • Self-motivated and highly organized.
  • Experience in the Medical Device or other regulated industry preferred.

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Sustaining Engineering Manager
Department: Mfg O/H (Sustaining Engineering)

Ithaca, NY

Drives improvements in product design to increase robustness, reduce cost, and ensure continued product viability. Includes ensuring awareness of and actively managing component end-of-life (EOL), evolving external standards, and continued post-market feedback. The Sustaining Engineering Manager will coordinate the activities of the Sustaining Engineering group.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support product design of released products including changes related to internal requests, supplier changes, field request, obsolete components, new standard compliance and other related activities.
  • Evaluate and resolve causes of manufacturing yield and quality problems through structured problem solving.
  • Leads and motivates Sustaining Engineering team whose primary responsibility is to define, implement, and improve product design.
  • Prepare, revise and maintain documentation required to support product improvement including engineering drawings, Bill of Materials (BOM’s) and Design History Files (DHF).
  • Triage corporate priorities, goals, and project lead times alongside company executives and mid-management.
  • Provide tactical support and project management for resource leveling of the Sustaining Engineering team.
  • Support and assist Engineering/R&D new product development/implementation projects.
  • Monitor quality of engineering drawings, BOM’s and routers.
  • Examine methods to reduce product cost while improving product quality.
  • Assure that procedures and work instructions are correct, efficient and applicable.
  • Oversees production tooling design, control, implementation, and maintenance.
  • Reviews and approves Engineering Change Orders (ECO’s) for engineering of released products.
  • Oversees product validation including protocol/report writing, execution, and maintenance of released products.
  • Maintain team project status and visibility, ensure open communication, flow defect tracking, and project scope.
  • Perform other work-related duties as requested, directed or assigned by management.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing or Biomedical Engineering; or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5-10 years’ experience as a Manufacturing or Design Engineer in the medical device or other highly regulated industry.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a functional role utilizing project management.
  • Experience with FDA/ISO13485 processes and procedures including implementation and audits and direct experience in product and process validation.
  • Technical expertise & application experience in manufacturing based applications consistent with Degree such as Advanced Computer Aided Design abilities, 3D modeling through PTC. Creo Software or Solidworks, and for Test Software design & implementation.
  • Experienced in root cause analysis techniques and failure mode and effect analysis.
  • Experience with Design for Assembly and Design for Manufacturing techniques.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Formal experience in product and process validation per FDA & ISO requirements.
  • Knowledge of material handling, manufacturing equipment and processes, assembly equipment and processes, and test methods.
  • Knowledge of common manufacturing processes including machining, soldering, packaging and assembly line production, and electrical test.
  • Ability to exercise Lean Manufacturing tools, such as SPC utilization, 5S, VSM, and Kanban.
  • Demonstrated project management in a fast-paced environment with ability to re-prioritize as needed.
  • Ability to act independently and make independent decision when needed.
  • Strong sense of urgency.
  • Ability to solve engineering problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where limited standardization may exist.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

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Assembler I
Department: 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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