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Design Quality Engineer

Seeking: Co-op, student intern OR temporary full-time contract for 4, 6, or 8-month period

Job Description:

Zentek is looking for a high-performing individual to bridge the gap between the quality department and the product development team. This role will heavily support the execution of Quality Management System documentation and ensure that it is complete to ISO 13485 standards. They will guide the team through completion of the documentation and ensure its accuracy. The individual will have strong written communication skills, thrive in remote working conditions, and bring a positive energy to the team.

Responsibilities:

  • Support ISO 13485 compliance and lead the execution of design quality documentation per internal product development process.
  • Work closely with R&D and Quality teams to contribute to developing quality specifications and requirements for new products.
  • Create project-specific design engineering documentation.
  • Work with external partners and manufacturers to collect documentation required for QA/RA.
  • Aid in tracking deliverables within the design phases of the product development process.
  • Participate in identifying risk management activities through the product lifecycle.
  • Perform qualitative activities (risk management, FMEA, creation of documents, document review) according to the project schedule.
  • Participate in design and development activities for manufacturing.
  • Develop verification and validation testing plans in conjunction with the R&D team.

Experience:

  • Educational experience relevant to: 3rd year or above in a BaSc or BEng degree from an accredited Canadian university, or engineer-in-training, or similar technical/college level experience.
  • 1 + year(s) experience in a medical device, material science, HVAC, automotive, or other regulated industry (co-ops and work placements are applicable).
  • Practical understanding and working knowledge of ISO 13485 deliverables and phases (D&D, Design Input, Design Output, etc.).

To apply, email your resume to info@zentek.com.

Product Development Engineer

Job Description:

Zentek is looking for a high-performing individual to engineer innovative technologies through the Product Development Lifecycle from concept to commercialization. Using ISO 13485 standards, this role will bridge the gap between research and commercialization. Starting with Design & Development Planning, this role will define product design requirements, engineer design outputs, assist with planning verification and validation testing, work with external vendors on design for manufacturing, and assist the team with preparing for design transfer to production. If you are a highly motivated, organized individual who enjoys a fast-paced remote work environment, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of product families and projects by bridging technologies from research and translating them through to commercialization.
  • Leads product design collaboratively with product owner.
  • Determine product design requirements and translate the design through to manufacturing.
  • Contribute to a culture of intellectual property generation, continue to keep pace with new technologies, and embed this back into your role.
  • Create project-specific design engineering documentation.
  • Participate in identifying risk management activities through the product lifecycle.
  • Work with external partners and manufacturers to bring design to production (internally and externally).
  • Support ISO 13485 compliance and lead the execution of design quality documentation per internal product development processes.
  • Work closely with R&D and Quality teams to contribute to developing quality specifications and requirements for new products.
  • Develop verification and validation testing plans in conjunction with the R&D team.
  • Effectively communicate and report changes and pivotal issues confronting projects that affect key milestones. Track action plans that have been put in place to address those key issues.
  • Aid in tracking deliverables within the design phases of the product development process.
  • Perform qualitative activities (risk management, FMEA, creation of documents, document review) according to the project schedule.

Experience & Key Attributes:

  • B.Eng or B.ASc in a relevant engineering field; P.Eng or registered Engineer in Training preferred.
  • 3-7 years of experience in a medical device, material science, HVAC, automotive, or other regulated industry operating under a quality environment.
  • Practical understanding and working knowledge of ISO 13485 (or similar certification) deliverables and phases (D&D, Design Input, Design Output, etc.).
  • Prior experience executing engineering design deliverables and completing documentation within a regulated body.
  • Ability to plan and execute verification and validation testing on a product design.
  • Familiarity with transferring designs from engineering to manufacturing, including design for manufacturing (DFM) experience.
  • Familiarity with project management tools such as Wrike, Asana, Jira, Notion, etc. used for task tracking in a waterfall-style management.
  • Ability to work well in a small team environment, and independently.

Working conditions:

  • Remote/ flex work hours
  • Flexible remote working
  • Occasional travel required

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Based on experience and education

Benefits:

  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Flexible schedule
  • Life insurance
  • Company events

While we sincerely appreciate every application received, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

To apply, email your resume to info@zentek.com.