Engineering Technician

Our client is a dedicated Austin-based, private equity-funded, medical device company that offers an innovative, FDA EUA-authorized, rapid PCR, point-of-care system. Their product is easy to use, affordable, and provides PCR results in only 15 minutes. They have a vision to enable simple, affordable, rapid, and accurate testing for everyone. They are an incredibly talented and diverse team of scientists, engineers, and experienced professionals who are driven to excel and significantly contribute to the world!

As they continue to grow exponentially, they are looking for an Engineering Technician to aid in the development, manufacturing, and testing processes of the company’s diagnostic medical devices. This role entails collaborating closely with engineering and manufacturing teams to execute diverse technical assignments, troubleshoot equipment, and maintain seamless operations within the engineering department.

What’s in it for YOU? 

  • They offer a fast-paced, exciting, collaborative environment where individual contributions are highly valued as they work to expand the use of transformative testing technology in the market.
  • A wonderful company culture with great core values and looking for team players who also align with them – Value Everyone, Ownership, Innovation, Collaboration, and Excellence Driven! 
  • Very exciting time to work with an awesome leadership team that has proven experience commercializing biotech, including expertise in system and assay research and development, regulatory, intellectual property, engineering, and manufacturing. 
  • This company is in a growth mode and is bound for great things! This is an opportunity for you to help make a significant difference with this delivery to the world!

What YOU get to DO at this growing company:

  • Collaborate closely with engineers and scientists to assemble, test, and troubleshoot prototype devices and equipment according to standard procedures. 
  • Conduct testing to ensure compliance with specifications and regulatory requirements, assisting in equipment setup and maintenance.
  • Support experimentation, manufacturing process optimization, and cross-functional team collaboration to address technical issues and maintain safety standards in the work environment.

What you NEED to SUCCEED in this challenging role:

  • Associate’s (2-year) degree in Engineering Technology, Electronics, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as an engineering technician or a similar technical role.
  • Strong technical aptitude and hands-on experience with assembling and troubleshooting electronic and mechanical systems.
  • Familiarity with laboratory equipment, measurement tools, and data acquisition systems.
  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting technical drawings, schematics, and documentation.
  • Basic understanding of quality control principles and processes.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to handle multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Experience with medical device development or manufacturing is a plus.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and quality management systems (ISO 13485, FDA QSR) is desirable.