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


Production Tech I
Department: Manufacturing

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.
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Dept. Manager.

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 2years 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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Building Maintenance
Department: Manufacturing O/H

Ithaca, NY

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for general housekeeping duties including common areas such as cafeterias, rest rooms, hallways, conference/meeting rooms, reception/lobby area and department offices as needed or assigned.
  • Assists as needed in the event of urgent issues such as spills, leaks or other accidents.
  • Performs floor and carpet cleaning duties such as sweeping, scrubbing, mopping, stripping/waxing, shampooing and vacuuming. Equipment includes light duty such as hand brooms, mops up to and including heavy duty equipment such as floor waxing and shampoo machines.
  • Responsible for maintenance of entry/exit areas such as doorways, walkways, and foyer/lobby areas by ensuring clean, clear and safe environment. Including outside duties as needed such as removing snow from sidewalks by using manual snow shovel and spreading snow melting chemicals.
  • Responsible for cleaning of specialty rooms such as Hood Room and Clean Room in manufacturing department.
  • Inspects, cleans and changes HVAC, HEPA and other filters as needed for air and exhaust vents throughout building.
  • Keeps restrooms, cafeterias and break rooms clean and stocked with paper supplies, dish soap, hand soap, and other supplies as needed.
  • Performs basic repairs including work in plumbing, carpentry, painting, drywall, basic electric such as replacement of light bulbs, and/or other light repair duties as needed or assigned.
  • Assist with inspection of buildings and grounds for any needed repairs or immediate problems. Help ensure safety precautions are being observed. Report, and correct/repair, maintenance and/or safety issues immediately upon discovery.
  • Set up, arrange and tear-down of office furniture such as tables and chairs in preparation for meetings, training or special events.
  • Assemble office furniture and assist in re-arranging of office cubicles by tearing down, moving and setting up cubicle walls, moving of desks, filing cabinets, chairs and office equipment such as printers, computers, etc.
  • Performs periodic maintenance checks on eyewash stations and fire extinguishers.
  • Spray insecticides and place rodent deterrents as needed to prevent insect and/or rodent infestation.
  • Inventory all assigned equipment, tools, and supplies; ensure proper working condition.
  • Keep track of maintenance supplies and requisition additional supplies through Purchasing as required.
  • Ensure building security and safety by performing such tasks as locking all doors after operating hours, setting alarm and checking for electrical appliances such as floor heaters which may have been left on.
  • Daily support in the stockroom with tasks such as cycle counting, kitting parts for distribution to the manufacturing floor, sorting and labeling.
  • Perform other work-related duties as requested, directed or assigned by management.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma.
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License.
  • Any combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge and experience in facility sanitation, building maintenance and minor repairs.
  • Knowledge and experience in the areas of carpentry, plumbing & sheet-rocking with basic knowledge in electricity.
  • Basic reading, writing, grammar, and mathematics skills with the ability to read and understand procedures and instructions for use of chemicals and equipment.
  • Must have the ability to work independently and safely as sole occupant of building.

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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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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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