Senior Manufacturing & Engineering Technician

Palo Alto
Operations – Manufacturing Engineering /
/ On-site
At ReCor Medical, we are pioneering Ultrasound Renal Denervation (uRDN) therapy to treat hypertension, the leading cardiovascular risk factor in the world. With our Paradise™ uRDN System, we’re on a mission to provide the millions of people who suffer from hypertension with a non-drug and minimally invasive option to lower their blood pressure. Join us on our journey and make a meaningful impact on the lives of people around the globe.

Position Summary
This is a heavily hands-on position which will provide advanced commercial control and readiness activities for our manufacturing. This position specializes in developing, implementing, and executing test processes to ensure product(s) meet appropriate internal and industry standards.  This position is responsible for unit build and test, failure investigation, conducting calibration, and validation of equipment and systems.  This position reviews and assesses processes and procedures, makes recommendations for changes and/or improvements, and troubleshoots ultrasound transducer manufacturing processes for future improvement. This position will report to the Principal Manufacturing Engineer. 

Schedule: Monday- Friday- 8AM- 5PM

Responsibilities and Duties

    • Work with minimal guidance to perform engineering unit build and test or failure investigations on PZT transducer samples and document technical findings 
    • Proactively recommends new ideas and/or improvements pertaining to equipment, fixtures, tools, and process improvements
    • Support development, implementation, and execution of the testing and validation of all phases of product development and manufacturing
    • Support test procedures to ensure product(s) meet appropriate internal and industry standards
    • Conduct calibration and validation of equipment and systems
    • Support engineering documents and manage DCOs (Document Change Orders) 
    • Understand various workflows and manufacturing processes to identify potential problems and propose solution
    • Use considerable judgment, a high degree of taking initiative, creative approaches in troubleshooting, and adapts to rapidly shifting priorities in a fast-paced environment 

Skills( Required)

    • Perform failure analysis with minimal supervision
    • Ability to use measurement devices and inspection system 
    • Manual soldering capability for small scale device under microscope
    • Assemble and prepare test samples and devices as per approved process
    • Execute engineering tests per test protocols or approved process
    • Strong verbal and written communications
    • Maintain safety protocol while working with hazardous materials
    • Design and create fixtures using 3D CAD tools (nice to have)
    • Maintenance of engineering inspection equipment (nice to have)


    • High School Diploma with a minimum of 10 years’ experience OR Associate Degree with a minimum of 8 years’ experience as a R&D/Manufacturing technician (or relevant experience) in the medical device industry 
    • Inspection system experience with digital / optical microscope
    • Manual soldering skill under microscope

Nice to Have

    • Proficiency with MS Office (Word and PowerPoint for generating engineering documents)
    • Generate reports and presentation slides  
    • Experience creating sketches and 3D CAD models is a plus
    • Sectioning work on ceramics is a big plus 
$38 - $43 an hour
Commensurate with experience, skills, education and training

COVID-19 vaccination requirements
At ReCor Medical, we care, we collaborate, we challenge, and we create. Pursuant to these core values, we are focused on the health and safety of our employees, as well as the teamwork essential for innovation of our pioneering technology. COVID-19 vaccines will be required for all ReCor US office employees effective June 10, 2021, as well as all new US office employees joining our company. Fully vaccinated persons are those who are >=14 days post-completion of the primary series of an FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccine.

Equal Employment Opportunity
At ReCor Medical, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

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