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


New Product Design Engineer
New Product/Sustaining Engineering

Ithaca, NY

Perform engineering duties in planning, designing and verifying products, accessories and other mechanical and electronic equipment, with a specialization in the company’s ultrasound sensors. Oversee design and production of new products and accessories. Develop the supporting documentation required to transfer design to manufacturing and to support regulatory and quality requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ultrasound and Mechanical design, testing and validation;
  • Interface with clinical advisors to gather input for design and evaluation of new products;
  • Research and analyze design proposals, specifications, manuals, or other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, or maintenance requirements for new devices or applications; may suggest/develop/test alternate design solutions;
  • In close collaboration with management and team members, specify system design, product design and device components to ensure conformance with market needs, performance specifications and regulatory requirements
  • Understand risk management in the scope of medical devices and assess product risk in terms of its use and potential misuse.
  • Manage New Product Development projects and execute the same as Lead Engineer, working closely with engineering team members under our matrix structure of new product engineering disciplines;
  • Create and execute project work plans, schedule and budgets which adhere to Company goals and quality standards; track project milestones and deliverables; coordinate and manage day-to-day project execution and operational aspects of a project and its scope, and report progress to all team members and stakeholders;
  • Generate Product Design Files, including all system diagrams, progress reports, mechanical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports. and utilize design controls in these projects;
  • Design test control apparatus or equipment and develop procedures for testing products;
  • Oversee and/or execute prototype production and design work on our small volume production line and in machine shop;
  • Develop, coordinate, or monitor production, including selection of manufacturing methods, fabrication, or operation of product designs;
  • Recommend technical design or process modifications to eliminate product or system malfunctions, or to improve efficiency, quality, or performance;
  • Document technical design details and process engineering change orders;
  • Perform other work-related duties as requested, directed or assigned by management.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical or Mechanical Engineering or similar field required;
  • 3+ years’ experience preferred;
  • Experience in design controls and risk management within a regulated industry;
  • Experience in 3D solid modelling required, Creo or SolidWorks preferred;
  • Experience in Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and its application is a plus;
  • Experience with additive manufacturing techniques is a plus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Organized analytical skills to hone in on best design choice, optimal project execution path;
  • resolution of road blocks, actions needed to improve or correct design issues;
  • Proficient in 3D CAD modeling is a must have. Creo or SolidWorks is preferred.
  • Proficient with MS Office tools;
  • Proficient in writing software and firmware code as a tool to expedite product testing and sensor interface; working understanding of electronic circuitry;
  • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design of the sensor front-end of medical devices;
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models;
  • Knowledge of capabilities of shop machines and tools, hands-on proficiency is preferred;
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective design and manufacture of sensors;
  • Strong troubleshooting skills;
  • Superior writing skills for technical protocols, report writing and Verification and Validation testing.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Excellent problem solving and time management skills;
  • Good mechanical aptitude and knowledge;
  • Self-motivated and highly organized;

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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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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 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 C++, including knowledge of C++ 11 or greater.
  • Qt experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of Open Source Software required.
  • Experience with software versioning control techniques, GIT and SVN preferred.
  • Familiarity with SQL Databases, SQLite preferred.
  • Software Verification and Validation testing experience, preferred.
  • Knowledge 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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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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