Electrical Engineer

Job Description

Epocal, part of Siemens Healthineers, is a leading manufacturer of a clinical Point Of Care (POC) diagnostic product. The epoc© Blood Analysis System is healthcare’s first cost-effective POC testing solution to leverage Smartcard Technology and wireless communication to provide caregivers with real-time, lab-quality blood gas, electrolyte, and metabolite results at the patient bedside. This system is now a well-established tool of the medical profession available worldwide. Epocal is committed to delivering high-quality products and services that patients and providers can rely on for consistently accurate and actionable information. We deploy unique innovative technologies that not only transform diagnostic products, but also expand into new platforms and solutions with proven health and economic outcomes.

Epocal was acquired by Siemens Healthineers in November 2017. As a leading medical technology company, Siemens Healthineers enables healthcare providers to increase value by empowering them on their journey towards expanding precision medicine, transforming care delivery, improving the patient experience, and digitalizing healthcare. Siemens Healthineers is continuously developing its product and service portfolio, with AI-supported applications and digital offerings that play an increasingly important role in the next generation of medical technology. These new applications will enhance the company’s foundation in in-vitro diagnostic, image-guided therapy, and in-vivo diagnostics. Siemens Healthineers also provides a range of services and solutions to enhance healthcare providers’ ability to provide high-quality, efficient care to patients.

For more than 100 years, Siemens Healthineers in Canada has helped healthcare providers achieve their goal of improving outcomes while reducing costs. From the Atlantic to Pacific oceans, more than 800 employees in Canada work together to deliver solutions for healthcare providers, resulting in 70% of medical decisions being influenced by the technologies we provide.

More information is available at: www.siemens-healthineers.ca

The Electrical Engineer provides engineering knowledge to support production goals in both Card Production and Reader Production.  This may include developing new and novel production tools as well as supporting legacy devices and processes.  The Electrical Engineer will perform root cause analysis of problems and develop solutions to problems as well as document these at an appropriate engineering level suitable for medical device documentation.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Designing electrical/electronic solutions to production problems
  • Drawing schematics and procuring electronic components and assemblies
  • Deployment of electrical/electronic solutions and associated documentation
  • Analysis of production and process data/issues
  • Observing equipment performance and developing technical solutions for continuous improvement
  • Updating procedures and preparing technical reports
  • Assistance and guidance in troubleshooting of some equipment issues
Key Contacts
  • Reports to TBD
  • Regularly collaborates with card operations, reader production and other engineering personnel
Job Demands
  • Work quickly to ensure production continuity (equipment issues)
  • Create solutions to challenging production problems
  • Be a self-starter – to find issues and independently address them

Skills & Qualifications (Education and Experience)

  • Engineering degree (electrical, computer, engineering physics)
  • Ability to troubleshoot electrical/electronic issues
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills
  • 3-5 years of experience preferred
Epocal is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive and accessible work environments, as well as barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to ensure fairness during our recruitment and selection process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), the Ontario Human Rights Code and any similar Provincial legislative requirements throughout Canada. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: EPOCAL INC.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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