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


Customer Service Representative
Sales & Customer Service

Ithaca, NY

The purpose of this position is to effectively communicate with customers, distributors and Transonic sales representatives to provide information in response to inquiries about Transonic products and services including providing quotes and processing orders. Review and maintain customer records by updating account information regularly, in both electronic and physical file format.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Professionally communicate with Customers, Distributors and Company Sales Reps in response to product and service inquiries
  • Provide customer service and support in a variety of areas including, but not limited to, process quotes, receiving, reviewing and processing orders, refunds, exchanges or returns
  • Handle and resolve customer complaints in a courteous manner
  • Assist in navigating customers through Transonic web site
  • Set up new customer accounts in Accounts Receivable including correct tax information
  • Review regularly and maintain up-to-date customer records and files
  • Use computers to enter, access and retrieve data
  • Enter correct information into Macola
  • Check credit status and notify customer of problems or request for pre-payment
  • Provide quotes, literature, videos, and CD’s to prospective customers
  • Correspond with customers via phone, fax, or email with accurate knowledge of Transonic products
  • Provide customers with detailed information regarding pricing, ship dates and tracking information
  • Provide up-to-date literature for products & services to customers, distributors and sales reps
  • Handle Return Merchandise Authorizations (RMA’s) from giving the number to the customer to activating the order once the equipment has been received
  • Discuss the RMA with Manufacturing Dept as needed
  • Perform other work-related duties as requested, directed or assigned by management

Education and Experience

  • AHigh school diploma or equivalent required
  • Associates degree in Business or relevant field preferred
  • Experience in office environment required
  • Experience in Customer Service preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Familiar with office equipment including phones, faxes, copy machines and computers
  • Requires basic understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced office environment and handle multiple tasks
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to maintain high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to adhere to time constraints and deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills capable of working with all personalities in a team-oriented environment
  • Good listening skills with the ability to communicate clearly and professionally, both verbal and in writing
  • Possess a strong work ethic and team player mentality
  • Service-oriented with good problem solving skills

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Continuous Improvement Engineer
Mfg O/H (Manufacturing Engineering)

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 workflow 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
  • Train Manufacturing personnel on production work instructions and process
  • 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 & workflow
  • 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
  • Ability to develop new training or methods of training related to production process and manufacturing work instructions.
  • 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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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 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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