Verathon, Inc.

Design Verification Tester

Job ID 2023-1131
Category
Engineering
Work Model
Onsite

Company Overview

Verathon is a global medical device company focused on supporting customers by being their trusted partner, delivering high-quality products that endure over time and ensure clinical and economic utility. Two areas where Verathon has significantly impacted patient care, and become the market leader in each, are bladder volume measurement and airway management. The company’s BladderScan portable ultrasound and GlideScope video laryngoscopy & bronchoscopy systems effectively address unmet needs for healthcare providers and meaningfully raise the standard of care for patients. Verathon, a subsidiary of Roper Technologies, is headquartered in Bothell, Washington, USA and has international subsidiaries in Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.verathon.com.

Overview

Verathon® is looking for a Design Verification Tester to become the newest member of our Test and Product Compliance Team located in our Burnaby, BC office. 

 

The Design Verification Tester provides support to the Research and Development team in execution of new product design verification following test plans and protocols prepared by Test Engineers. This role includes performing testing tasks to confirm product compliance on electrical, mechanical, environmental, and functional performance against product requirements.  Software verification and reliability testing are also required where appropriate. This position reports to the Test Supervisor/Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Perform software verification, product design verification and chemical compatibility testing on new medical products according to test protocols.
  • Follow closely on test plan and test protocol steps, observe abnormalities, report results, repeat symptoms for troubleshooting whenever possible and finally verify solutions.
  • Conduct simulated use and reliability tests per use case.
  • Document problems and record test results on sample travelers or test forms.
  • Complete test data, reconcile discrepancies, and forward to Test Supervisor/Manager or Test Engineer for final review and reporting.
  • Complete tasks in a timely manner and have a sense of urgency.
  • Provide test progress and report test failures on daily basis.
  • Provide support to building test jigs and performing automated tests using the jigs.
  • Support VMCA’s Quality Management System that establishes and maintains effective quality assurance processes and compliance to the International Standards: ISO13485, Canadian Medical Device Regulations (CMDR, SOR 98-292), FDA Quality System Regulations (QSR, 21 CFR Part 820) and the Medical Device Directive (MDD93/42/EEC).

Qualifications

  • Technical Program Certificate/diploma OR 2 years of working experience in technical field. 
  • Familiarity with lab tools and test equipment.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team effectively within tight deadlines, and increase efficiency for repetitive work.
  • Knowledge of basic medical device verification methods preferred.
  • Capability to record test data accurately and document observations in details with clarity.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills with upstream and downstream colleagues.
  • Self-motivated, team player with a positive attitude and an eagerness to learn medical device product testing.

 

Salary range – CDN $31,000-47,000 (Compensation will vary based on skills, experience and location.  If this position is filled outside the Greater Vancouver, BC area, this salary range will vary depending on the specific hiring location.)

Full-time non-sales employees are eligible for Verathon’s annual bonus plan based on company and individual performance.

Verathon provides a competitive benefits package including a generous HCSA, paid holidays, paid time off and a retirement matching plan

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