Insulet Corporation

  • Sr. Test Engineer

    Job Locations US-MA-Acton | US-MA-Acton
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/5/2019 2:53 PM)
    Manufacturing Engineering / Supply Chain / Operations
  • Position Summary

    The Global Manufacturing Engineering Group showcases talented professionals, world-class technologies and innovative solutions that “power” the quality and performance of Insulet Corporation’s unique drug delivery devices. 


    The Sr. Test Engineer is responsible for designing, developing and implementing Test software, hardware and processes in order to maximize the Global Engineering Group’s contribution to company performance.


    The Sr. Test Engineer serves as one of the leaders of the technical community, working effectively and collaboratively with all technical disciplines and functions, both internally and externally, developing new test technologies and processes for existing and new product production.  This role is responsible for developing robust test/manufacturing processes to meet the needs of a very dynamic and technically challenging business.


    Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ: PODD) is an innovative medical device company dedicated to making the lives of people with diabetes easier. Through its OmniPod Insulin Management System, Insulet seeks to expand the use of insulin pump therapy among people with insulin-dependent diabetes. The OmniPod is a revolutionary miniature wearable patch pump.  It requires no painful daily injections and is controlled wirelessly by the user via hand held or mobile device.  This tubeless pump is waterproof enabling users to shower, swim, snorkel and even compete in athletic events like Triathlon.  Insulet's Drug Delivery Systems business also partners with global pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to tailor the OmniPod technology platform for the delivery of subcutaneous drugs across multiple therapeutic areas.  Insulet Corporation is based in Acton, Massachusetts.



    • Partnering with R&D to design and develop test systems and test protocols for new production automation as well as existing production lines. 
    • Participate on interdisciplinary teams during early project phases identify scope for required manufacturing test systems, establish key milestones and necessary resources to bring all assigned test projects to on-time completion.
    • Drive test process reliability to continuously reduce scrap and improve quality of product reaching the consumer.
    • Support Test System Design & Validation with thorough documentation of User Requirements Specifications, Functional design specifications, IQ, OQ, FAT, SAT and PQ efforts. 
    • Determine the priority and severity of final test requirements in accordance with FDA System Hazard Analysis, DFMEA and PFMEA.    
    • Build the technical capability of yourself and others to strengthen the team and assure successful project execution.  Including attending training to advance your skillsets, coach team members on best-practices in NI LabVIEW software design, and NI product usage.
    • Perform other duties as required.

    Education and Experience

    Minimum Requirements:

    • B.S. Degree in Software/Electrical Engineering
    • 5-10 years years directly applicable experience in Test Development and Manufacturing


    Preferred Skills and Competencies:        

    • NI Architect level experience developing, testing, and debugging software programs using LabVIEW preferred (NI TestStand Developer level experience a plus).
    • Decision Making – has a systematic and methodical approach to making decisions, obtains relevant information, thinks beyond the immediate decision point, challenges assumptions and considers business implications of potential solutions.
    • Communication Skills – Conveys information effectively, actively listens, resolves conflict constructively.
    • Work Organization – Highly organized and diligent in planning and delivery of work items.
    • Structured Problem Solving – Uses a systematic, methodical approach to gather facts, define problems, generate and implement solutions.
    • Planning Skills – Sets goals and priorities, thinks ahead, and identifies activities and resources needed to achieve goals.
    • Working Independently - Capable of working with minimal supervision while creating and providing solutions to barriers, problems, and challenges with internal departments, contract manufacturers, or external suppliers. 
    • Conflict Management - Needs to be able to effectively deal with conflict, openly communicate, and lead to successful problem resolution. 
    • National Instruments Certified LabVIEW Architect.
    • Experience creating data acquisition and control systems.
    • National Instruments TestStand, and C/C++/VB programming experience. 
    • Experience with automated handling systems in the area of product test, ASIC programming, and test data management.
    • Experience designing and developing electrical and controls interfaces (GUI’s) for a variety of test hardware.
    • Experience with test system design tasks such as instrumentation specification and setup, signal conditioning, data processing.
    • Experience with documentation and validation testing for FDA regulated industries.
    • Experience with new product introductions (DFT/DFM/DOE) and with other manufacturing production disciplines in the area of improving test efficiencies and planning and executing upgrades.


    Physical Requirements:               

    • The successful candidate will be expected to travel domestically and internationally (Europe & Asia). Length of travel will depend on the project and its phase.  Anticipated travel is estimated at less than 20%.


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