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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.

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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.

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Transonic’s headquarters is located in cosmopolitan Ithaca, NY, home to Cornell University and Ithaca College. Ithaca is situated in the beautiful Finger Lakes region where rural life and recreation interface with city sophistication and world-class culture. Click here to view  Prospective Employee Information.

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34 Dutch Mill Rd.
Ithaca, NY 14850

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Ithaca, NY, USA

Director of Engineering

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This position is responsible for the planning, management and coordination of all projects and activities of the Engineering Department. Responsibilities include the maintenance of legacy products as well as new product development and the management of all stages of design and development and pre-production engineering phases while maintaining Company standards in delivering high quality products.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, direct and manage the coordination and overall integration of technical activities for engineering projects including legacy products and new product engineering
  • Assess project feasibility by analyzing and evaluating available technology, resource needs, and market demand while keeping in mind regulatory and quality parameters, and Company goals
  • Ensure all engineering projects, initiatives, and processes are in conformance with organization’s established policies and objectives
  • Manage project schedules and assure that product development stays on schedule
  • Oversee annual employee performance reviews for the Engineering staff including recommendations for salary adjustments
  • Take the lead role in employee management, including talent management and assessment of experience and knowledge requirements within the department
  • Direct recruitment and make recommendations for the addition of or elimination of positions in the Engineering Dept
  • Monitor Departmental Expenses to Budget and propose new annual departmental budgets annually during May and June
  • Direct, review, and approve project design changes.
  • Confer with management, production, and/or marketing staff to discuss project specifications or procedures
  • Perform administrative functions, such as reviewing or writing reports, reviewing and approving of expenditures including materials and services, enforcing rules, standards and policies within the department
  • Monitor all time and material expensed by the Engineering Dept to control project cost and project completion.
  • Establish technical and project goals within outlines provided by top management and within the Company standards
  • Supervise staff to assure that Design engineering documents, product development meeting minutes and product development test reports are consolidated into Design History File (DHF) including overseeing the ECN process and change validation documentation process are updated as needed
  • Assure that design control and risk analysis requirements are met through the design process
  • Review individual monthly engineering status reports and assure they are compiled into overall Engineering Department Projects Report
  • Work in coordination with Manufacturing and Manufacturing Engineering for product transfer to pre-production, production and/or product release including assurance of proper and complete documentation, training and instruction as required
  • Perform other work-related duties as requested, directed or assigned by management

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering required
  • Background in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) educational disciplines is required
  • Experience in designing medical devices is strongly preferred

Ithaca, NY, USA

Project Manager

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The Project Manager position is a key position in the Transonic Team in that it maintains the main project management tool at Transonic and utilizes it to lay out projects, track them, identify potential issues in resource allocations, timelines and deliverables to provide both the project and the management teams with the metrics and information required to drive both projects and the business as a whole. The Engineering PM is responsible for leading cross-functional teams in the New Product Development (NPD) and Sustaining Engineering efforts to bring new and innovative flow measurement devices from concept to commercialization in the medical device, life science and OEM industries. This role needs to be able to apply Project Management best practices, tools, methodologies and techniques to meet the needs and expectations of all stakeholders.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Able to learn and work within the current set of project management tools deployed within the company (Celoxis, GitLab)
  • Communicate effectively at the company executive level, the project management level and at the individual contributor level
  • Be able to effectively oversee multiple projects each held by different project managers with various degrees of PM experience. Help guide direct project management staff to effectively manage their projects - this would involve helping them to establish the needed tasks and dependencies, scheduling, required resources and working with them on time management.
  • Responsible for coordinating the daily task allocations, checking in with team leaders to advise on potential resource allocation conflicts and helping to ensure the priority of work established by the company as a whole is followed and conflicts are escalated to the management team for solutions.
  • Hold regular technical team meetings to determine progress and address any questions or challenges regarding projects.
  • Be able to handle project risk analysis and remediation to ensure overall company project goals are met.
  • Utilize the company's project management tool to design and distribute formal reporting to internal management and the company's OEM clients that are funding various projects. Reporting can included assigned project budgets, manpower utilization including shortages, skill set analysis for needed resources to rectify shortages, and scheduling issues.
  • Effectively negotiate with multiple cross company resources for timing and scheduling of resources, facilities, infrastructure, and other assets.
  • Understand the revenue impact of project management decisions taken and help guide project teams in this understanding.
  • Perform other work-related duties as requested, directed or assigned by management.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Project Management or related technical field preferred. A strong working-level electronic and mechanical engineering experience would be a bonus, however the main requirement is the ability to work across various skillsets (software, firmware, hardware, electronics) to identify the technical resources needed to help understand the projects and any limitations.
  • Work experience must include demonstrable history and experience in project management or related technical leadership experience, preferably in the medical device market or a similarly highly-regulated field.
  • Project management experience with or familiarity with stage/gating processes
  • Must have experience with project scheduling tools such as MS Project or similar.
  • Professional Project Management Certification from accredited intuition preferred, such as PMP (Project Management Professional), CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management) or similar coursework.
  • Experience mentoring, coaching, and developing rising talent in the technology department
  • Experience working in a collaborative environment and promoting a teamwork mentality
  • Managerial experience applying analytical thinking and problem-solving skills

Ithaca, NY, USA

Mechanical Design Lead: Engineering

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This position is responsible for performing engineering duties as well as overseeing the planning and designing of products, new product prototypes, accessories and other mechanically functioning equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Make design modifications as needed to support resolution of manufacturing floor product issues
  • Design products using SolidWorks and consults with other discipline engineering and manufacturing teammates to ensure the designs are feasible
  • Develop and build prototypes and run tests to measure their level of functions
  • Record and evaluate test data, altering designs as necessary to bring them to safety, performance and efficiency standards
  • Calculate cost estimates for final product designs, and release reports to supervisors, incorporating cost of labor, material, delivery and overhead
  • Attend weekly team meetings to provide progress reports, report task progress, completion and issue resolution using Microsoft Project software
  • Be an available resource to R&D to discuss upcoming generation of TSI products and support their need for design and building of early prototypes
  • Write RFQ technical specifications, interface with and advise on vendor progress and perform first article inspection of new products/parts.
  • Produce standard designs using SolidWorks software and create assembly prints, mechanical drawings and fabrication specifications
  • Create, develop and test products
  • Solve problems by applying the principles of physics, chemistry and mechanics to the design problem
  • Prepare calculations on the proposed design before completing technical drawings
  • Institute quality control procedures to resolve drawing/design related quality issues
  • Establish drawing standards for the company
  • Oversee the conversion of older CAD based drawings into SolidWorks
  • Perform other work-related duties as requested, directed or assigned by management.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in an engineering role
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in SolidWorks and FEA
  • PE license preferred
  • Experience in designing medical devices is strongly preferred

Ithaca, NY, USA

Clinical Application Specialist

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The Clinical Application Specialist is the internal company expert on all aspects of Transonic Clinical Products with an initial high focus on our Perfusion, ECMO and CABG product lines. The Clinical Application Specialist handles all internal & external aspects of the product lifecycle from development to release to product maintenance. The Clinical Application Specialist ensures that all sales representatives, distributors, internal staff (as needed) and customers are adequately trained in product and application specifics either by direct training, training at evaluations, web training or through the development of training materials that are disseminated by Sales staff. Training materials include online training, training platform management, assistance with and creation/dissemination of technical notes, sales notes, manuals, quick reference guides, power points and more. This position helps coordinate and manage product activities such as new product design through the feedback of user needs to the engineering team. They also work with the Surgical and Vascular Access Marketing Managers to develop strategic product and marketing plans to champion Transonic devices, to launch products at tradeshows and help develop launch materials (tradeshow backwalls, videos, etc.) and they work in tandem with other staff to resolve issues that improve marketplace acceptance. They also work with key opinion leaders to expand use of the devices through reference programs or studies.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify the educational & training needs of sales force (international & US) and customers and develop educational material or training programs or classes on products.
  • Teaching or instructing others (internal staff, external staff, users) including hosting educational presentations at tradeshows
  • Work with Customers and Key Opinion Leaders on new application development
  • Advise others on applications for product line
  • Work with Engineering & R&D to bring market feedback and voice of customer to existing product updates and new product development.
  • Conduct opinion surveys or needs assessments.
  • Track market trends and alert execs and staff of significant changes impacting Transonic
  • Keep the pulse of the existing market and advise executives on changes, competitive updates, and new developments that affect the surgical product line.
  • Provide guidance and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems- related or process-related topics.
  • Write Manuals, Quick Reference Guides, Inservice checklists and other product related materials
  • Develop training videos in conjunction with other marketing staff to advance product knowledge
  • Perform other work-related duties as requested, directed or assigned by management

In conjunction with Surgical Marketing Manager:

  • Identify, develop, or evaluate marketing strategy, based on knowledge of Transonic’s objectives, market characteristics, and cost and markup factors.
  • Formulate, direct, or coordinate marketing activities to promote products or services
  • Participate in, and/or assist in coordination of special events or programs or tradeshows
  • promoting the surgical product line
  • Develop marketing plans or strategies.

Education and Experience:

  • Experience as a Perfusionist and/or experience in sales and/or marketing of perfusion related products for surgical or critical care applications.
  • M.B.A. would be beneficial.

Ithaca, NY, USA

Scientific/Medical Writer

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Transonic is looking for a key marketing team member to lead the marketing communication efforts across all of our product lines and applications. As a dynamic, critical-thinking, detail-oriented, self- directed initiator you will spot opportunities to develop and optimize our literature and marketing communications, thrive in a fast-paced environment and be able to think along with multiple projects and priorities.

We are seeking a Scientific/Medical Writer to work within the Marketing Department to develop, write, edit, and produce a variety of written materials for a variety of audiences via multiple modes of dissemination (social media, email, the web, PowerPoint, and printed media). Audiences will include the general public, sales representatives and distributors, researchers, clinicians, and surgeons. This is a key position in the marketing department as the Scientific/Medical Writer works across all the product lines and with all of the marketing staff as the foundational document originator for all Transonic related marketing, training, and resource material.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with Marketing and Product Managers, generate blogs, press releases, technical, application and medical notes, video scripts, publication briefs, white papers, booklets, product, and sales flyers/consumables for a spectrum of research and medical disciplines.
  • Assist in writing Manuals, Quick Reference Guides, In-service checklists and other product related materials.
  • Assist in the development, review, and evaluation of all Communications from or to Transonic, including:
  • study-related documents for training users of Transonic products,
  • formatting journal articles,
  • application protocols by collaborating with Product Managers, and Product Users
  • Keep up to date with Quality and Regulatory updates and requirements as they relate to Transonic products and messaging in conjunction with the QA/RA departments.
  • Assist in maintaining the Transonic website pages for medical relevancy and accuracy.
  • Responsible for writing and disseminating a monthly Marketing Dispatch to Transonic’s internal
  • family of sales reps and distributors, apprising them of recent marketing activities.
  • Locate articles and scientific publications that cite use of Transonic and competitive products, create summary reviews of the key points of these articles for dissemination as needed and maintain a database of the publications found/purchased for internal reference.
  • Respond to other needs that may arise within the department and/or Company that may surface and perform as requested, directed, or assigned by management.
Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in biological sciences or biomedical engineering would be preferred but we are open to related fields as well; if you feel this job description would be a good fit for you, reach out and let us know why and how you feel your background would suit.
  • Desktop Publishing: Comfortable with Adobe Suite of software (InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat) as well as Microsoft Word & PowerPoint
  • Professional writing work experience is preferred.

Ithaca, NY, USA

Software/Test Engineer - LabVIEW

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Maintains the manufacturing software life cycle program. Exercises developmental and analytical skills in the resolution of production issues through remote monitoring and test software. Demonstrates creativity in implementing process improvements and new manufacturing methods including the conception, design and implementation of new software and tools. Utilizes project management skills to transition new or improved software into Production, including fast-tracking of incubator products. Analyze and summarize risks, costs, and benefits regarding alternative courses of actions. Prepares technical reports and makes recommendations. Supervises fellow software development team members and ensures compliance to software SOP’s. Prepares and executes process validations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and maintain software for the control and data acquisition of internal test benches using LabVIEW.
  • Plan, track, and implement all phases of the software life cycle, from inception and planning through development, validation, transfer and maintenance.
  • Performs project engineering work from design to implementation in accordance with the company's policies.
  • Investigates software bugs and develops plans for solutions in line with economic, personnel and environmental considerations.
  • Draft and execute validation and verification protocols for software processes, new and sustaining.
  • Interface with various I/O and peripherals through a variety of interfaces and protocols: Ethernet, RS-485/232, ModBUS, etc.
  • Clear understanding of Queued State Machine - Producer Consumer architecture to communicate to multiple sub processes.
  • Design and develop software for real time devices utilizing National Instruments Real-Time and FPGA toolkits for LabVIEW Support, modify and upgrade existing software and test benches.
  • Maintain legacy manufacturing software suites currently deployed to the production floor Develop and implement continuous process improvement projects that decrease programming errors, reduce cycle time and/or reduce costs.
  • Maintain Work Instructions, BOM’s, and Routers affected by software projects using the Document Control System.
  • Gathers technical specifications and designs from key team members and customers to determine and create test system controls and system requirements and functional specifications to conceptualize, design, develop and implement new software and tools.
  • Participate in PFMEA activities when applicable.
  • Utilize SPC where applicable to monitor critical device performance parameters and establish meaningful software process control limits.
  • Apply DOE and statistical tools to identify root cause(s) software malfunction and propose and implement corrective actions.
  • Identify and resolve manufacturing errors expeditiously with attention to impact on safety/ergonomics, quality, cost and production schedules from software.
  • Support improvement projects by developing cost justifications and savings analysis.
  • Performs training as assigned.
  • Perform other work-related duties as requested, directed or assigned by management.
Education and Experience:
  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or Software Engineering required. [or CLD/CLA Certification]
  • Proficiency in LabVIEW required, National Instruments Certified LabVIEW Developer (CLD) preferred.
  • At least 5 years of LabVIEW development experience.
  • Experience in medical device industry or ISO 13485 compliant facility preferred.
  • Must understand GMP with regards to software design, documentation, qualification and implementation.
  • Experience in test systems design preferred.

Ithaca, NY, USA

Sensor Development Engineer

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As a Development Engineer in the Sensors Group, this position will play a critical role in the development of multi modal sensing, as well as sensor prototype testing and cost/performance optimization. The candidate will be heavily involved with developing and building prototype designs and testing cutting-edge prototype sensors.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Solve tough engineering problems, and work with other engineers to integrate cutting-edge functionality into novel prototypes
  • Design, develop, build prototypes, optimize, and tune signal-based algorithms to solve interesting problems sensor design
  • Maintain constant awareness of technologies, scientific developments, design software and hardware capabilities, as well as software tools to make the prototypes functional
  • Process and analyze R&D test data to integrate new knowledge of product development
  • Inventing and developing sensor materials, technologies, sensing systems to create new product opportunities for TSI.
  • Designing experiments, building apparatus, collecting and analyzing real world data to demonstrate fitness for use, robustness, and confirm efficacy in intended application.
  • Building and testing complex prototypes leading the low cost DFM-based product designs
  • Lead the company effort to build effective FMEA models of all sensors in PzFlex software
  • Utilize Design for Manufacturability guidelines to create products at the lowest possible cost of manufacturing while attaining desired product functionality.
  • Willingness to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned by Management
Education and Experience:
  • BS degree in biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, physics, or related discipline is preferred. A strong physics background is highly desired.
  • Strong mathematical skills are necessary
  • Specific knowledge of piezoelectric principle is highly desirable.
  • The candidate must be competent in a programming language such as, but not limited to, MATLAB, C++, Python, Mathematica, etc., and be capable of writing software routines to run experiments including data collection, storage, and basic data reduction.
  • 2+ years of experience preferred in developing and testing sensors and signal processing algorithms in real-world or comparable settings
  • Demonstrated experience in building sensor prototypes, testing them in a lab environment and successively adjusted the prototype design to meet DFM goals
  • Experience with test equipment, including data acquisition and processing, thermal chambers, network analyzers, etc.

Ithaca, NY, USA

Continuous Improvement Engineer

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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

Ithaca, NY, USA

Production Tech I

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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.

Ithaca, NY, USA

Assembler I

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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

Ithaca, NY, USA

Perfusion Products Manager and Application Specialist

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Management and support of Transonic’s Surgical and ECMO product portfolio with the primary objective being global product line growth. Responsibilities include coordination of day-to-day product portfolio management, global marketing and application support, assisting with new product development, creation of sales and end-user support materials, data analysis, and interaction with Sales and end-users as needed. Provide support to other products as needed. Interface with marketing, engineering, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Assurance, customer service, sales, end-users and business partners.

Duties and Responsibilities

Upstream Marketing:

Assist with the creation and implementation upstream marketing plans for future & existing surgical product line development. Includes: o

  • Insight – Where to play, how to win, voice of customer
  • Identity Building – Value Proposition development, Brand positioning, Brand Architecture
  • Innovation Strategy
  • Determine Product, Price, Place (distribution), Promotional Plans
  • Assist with market research to identify and develop new product and market opportunities for the surgical and ECMO product categories.

 Key Opinion Leader (KOL)Development:

  • Assist with KOL development and management for the Surgical and ECMO products and market segments
  • Identify and develop relationships with KOL’s for product evaluation, research/clinical studies, podium presentations, seminars, webinars and and educational programs

 Downstream Marketing:

  • Coordinate with Senior Management to plan promotional and communication programs/materials, trade show activities, educational programs, web-based programs, seminars and other appropriate promotional vehicles.
  • Develop and implement tactical surgical and ECMO downstream plans to generate demand and demonstrate the value proposition for the existing portfolio & drive future adoption of Transonic Flow equipment.
  • Maintain and contribute to company competitive files including product details on major competitors

 Field Support & Development:

  • Collaborate with existing & potential customers, and with sales force in novel applications for current products
  • Develop and present effective sales tools and present technical training as needed to a global network of sales personnel, distribution channels and end users
  • Participate in key sales situations for the product
  • Work in the field as needed to assist Sales personnel and to keep abreast of the latest trends and needs in the market
  • Perform other work-related duties as requested, directed or assigned by management

Working Relationships

  • Work closely and effectively with co-workers in the Marketing, Sales, Manufacturing, Quality, Engineering and R&D Departments
  • Develop, maintain and lead all aspects of strong, successful working relationships with Key Opinion leaders, existing customers, collaborators and potential customers

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must have outstanding written and verbal communication skills including presentation and training competency
  • Must have 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
  • Ability to be creative and innovative to assist in growing our surgical product line
  • Must be dynamic, upbeat and flexible with the ability to work in a fast-paced, diverse environment

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • No Direct Reports

Physical Demands & Work Environment

  • Must be willing to travel domestically and internationally to tradeshows, conferences and interact with sales & potential/active customers. Estimated expected travel time, cumulative, would be around 15%-25%of total work time
  • Lifting (50 lbs max) and demonstrating equipment are essential elements of this position

 

Disclaimer: This Job Description is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be subject to change to include new responsibilities and tasks or change existing ones as management deems necessary to meet the ongoing needs of the company.

Education and Experience

  • BS Degree
  • Completion of a Perfusion program and a minimum of 5 years perfusion experience
  • Perfusion background and experience

Ithaca, NY, USA

Software Engineer

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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

Ithaca, NY, USA

Firmware Engineer

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This position works closely with Engineers and develop firmware for Transonic’s cutting edge products. This position will support the firmware 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 firmware in compliance with applicable regulations and processes.
  • Review firmware and software developed by other team members
  • Assist with firmware related documentation and the maintenance of a team wiki
  • Troubleshooting, debugging, maintaining, and supporting firmware on existing products
  • Define and implement firmware requirements and designs
  • Investigate new computer science technologies in industry and their potential applications to optimize firmware performance in current and new products
  • Participate in planning discussion that includes time and complexity estimation of team tasks
  • 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
  • 3+ years of industry experience with low level programming languages and embedded design principles; C preferred and GNU C is a plus

Ithaca, NY, USA

Electrical Engineer

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This position would be responsible for the design and development of electronic systems used in medical devices. This position will support the development efforts required for New Product Development and Sustaining Engineering for products that are used clinically as well as in research areas including: cardiovascular surgery, interventional radiology, and other such areas.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Design and develop analog RF and digital circuits for Transonic’s medical devices which meet or exceed Company standards for quality
  • Design and develop RF, analog and digital circuit board layouts
  • Trouble shooting radio frequency circuits to the component level
  • Confirm component capabilities by designing testing methods and developing test procedures and instructions for checking electronic assemblies
  • Analyze and make recommendations for improvements in the design and layout of current electronic assemblies and implement approved improvements
  • Develop and perform verification testing of new and updated electronic assemblies ensuring adherence to Company quality standards
  • Create and update drawings and specification documents for printed circuit assemblies, electro-mechanical subassemblies, and finished medical devices.
  • Willingness to perform other work-related duties as requested, directed or assigned by management
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering or similar field required
  • 2-3 years’ experience preferred
  • Familiarity and experience with programs for schematic capture, PC board layout, CAD and database programs
  • Familiarity with Altium, MultiSim, Ultiboard, and Labview a plus.
  • Experience with microcontroller programming and FPGA programming is a plus

Davis, CA, USA

Jr. Electronics and Software Design Engineer

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Transonic EndoGear Inc., a Davis, California based startup is seeking a Junior Electronics and Software Design Engineer for our new product development group. We specialize in the design and development of novel, totally implantable biotelemetry systems for academic research and pharmaceutical industries. The successful applicant will develop, design and test implantable and external electronic hardware and software components for such biotelemetry systems.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Design, implementation and testing of electronic subsystems for implantable and external electronic equipment and other hardware and software systems.
  • Electronic Hardware/Software Documentation
Education and Experience:
  • BS degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, or Biomedical Engineering
  • Two (2) or more years of professional experience in the following areas: Ultra- low power mixed analog and digital design experience, microcontrollers design experience, and embedded firmware development skills.
  • Proficiency with design engineering software tools for schematic capture and PC board layout software and experience working with PCB fabrication and assembly houses to take PCB designs from prototype to production.
  • Must have strong hands-on technical troubleshooting skills in both digital and analog circuits, and excellent soldering and SMD working skills using 0402, 0201 and 1005 size passive parts.
  • PC software development skills, especially Java, Visual Basic/C, or Labview applications development.
  • Design experience in microcontrollers, preferably using Microchip and or Atmel 8/16-bit series microntrollers.
  • Embedded firmware design and development using high level languages, preferably PICBasic Pro or C.

Davis, CA, USA

Manufacturing Process Engineer

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Transonic EndoGear is a small innovative early-phase biomedical company (chronic implantable telemetry products) based in Davis, California. We are currently seeking a Manufacturing Process Engineer. The candidate for this position will require a broad spectrum of knowledge as he/she will wear many hats while being involved in different aspects of manufacturing and process development support and related administrative tasks. Responsibilities include guiding a small manufacturing and assembly team and creating/sustaining its workflow. The successful candidate will have a great opportunity to help develop and grow with the Company.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Organize, schedule, direct and control daily activities of manufacturing and process functions including all areas of production; final quality control testing and shipping deliverables.
  • Establish and implement improved standards for Manufacturing Process Instructions to increase product quality and minimize nonconformities.
  • Organize and plan work orders and daily manufacturing activities of production staff by communicating job expectations, planning, monitoring and appraising job results
  • Provide medical grade material selection and design guidance on mechanical aspects of implantable telemetry devices undergoing development and testing.
  • Mechanical CAD design and prototype fabrication both for manufacturing, testing and production.
  • Identify and lead testing efforts on material design improvements to existing products.
  • Initiate Purchase Orders and internal Work Orders to support planned production activities.
  • Write and update manufacturing work instructions; create testing protocols. Continuous improvement of production, to minimize non-value-added activities and reduce cost of quality. Document non-conformances and process changes into the Quality System.
  • Ensure the documentation and records are completed, reviewed and stored in accordance with GMP’s, internal work instructions, and quality requirements.
  • Assist in support and validation and verification activities for all new products and processes
  • Interface with Transonic Ithaca (TSI) on issues of NCMR’s, CAPA’s, investigations, inventory control, finance, administration and purchasing
  • Inventory management using Macola. Plan and monitor raw material and finished goods inventory to support global market demands. Month-end inventory reporting to TSI.
  • Monitor safety stock, create, assign and follow up on production orders.
  • Perform analysis of backlog items and take action as needed.
  • Plan and coordinate maintenance, repair, and calibration of all production related gauges and equipment. Maintain records of these activities. Coordinates external resources as required.
  • Assist in production as needed, final testing and final visual inspection.
  • Coordinate shipment of sales orders with TSI Customer Service to ensure delivery to schedule. Pull, verify, and pack final product for shipment in accordance with customer requests and company policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate shipments of goods authorized for customer return with TSI Customer Service and / or TSI Quality Assurance.
  • Quality Assurance control for manufacturing, adherence to Safety standards and recordkeeping such as SDS files.
  • Support all other areas as needed; Engineering, Testing, Shipping, etc.
  • Perform other work-related duties as requested, directed or assigned by management.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering with mechanical engineering emphasis. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years working in small-assembly manufacturing setting.

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