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Equipment Engineer II

Req ID:  8052

Working Location: Minnesota, Minneapolis; Minnesota, Maple Grove 

Workplace Flexibility: Onsite

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.


Olympus, a leading medical technology company, has focused on making people’s lives better for over 100 years.

Our Purpose is to make people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling.


Our Core Values are reflected in all we do: Integrity – Empathy – Agility – Unity – Long-Term View


We deliver on our purpose and our core values by staying True to Life.

Job Description

The position holder is responsible for the operations equipment engineering for Single Use Endoscopes (SUE) products. The engineer develops and improves equipment requirements, designs, and specifications inclusive of mechanical, electrical hardware, and control systems as needed according to product and process requirements  which have overall equipment effectiveness that enables efficient and effective manufacturing.

Job Duties

  • Contribute to equipment development activities including requirements, equipment specifications, hardware and software design, build, debugging, acceptance and qualification.
  • Ensures robust, accurate, and complete documentation supporting elements of the development and build process.
  • Responsible for the development and validation of capable production equipment that meet operational objectives.
  • Evaluate manufacturing processes and equipment for opportunities to improve product and process reliability, cost, and efficiency though equipment and fixturing solutions.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues with equipment as needed.
  • All Other Essential Duties as directed.

Job Qualifications


  • B.S. degree in Engineering or Physics, or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 2 years with BS of industry experience with a proven track record of successful product development within a regulated product development environment.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience with MS.
  • Experience bringing new equipment from conception through and qualification and beyond.




  • Demonstrated ability of delivering effective and reliable equipment from an overall equipment effectiveness perspective.
  • Experience in test method and equipment qualification.
  • Strong documentation abilities to clearly and thoroughly document requirements, specifications, and test protocols.
  • Working knowledge of core engineering tools. For example: Mechanical design, electrical schematics, OEE, Risk Analysis, process mapping, programming and logic.

Why join Olympus?

Here, people matter—our health, our happiness, and our lives.

  • Competitive salaries, annual bonus and 401(k)* with company match
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Visions coverage effective on start date
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Free virtual live and on-demand wellness classes
  • Work-life balance supportive culture with hybrid and remote roles
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • Volunteering and charitable donation match programs
  • Diversity & Inclusion Programs including Colleague Affinity Networks
  • On-Site Child Daycare, Café, Fitness Center**

*US Only

**Limited locations


We care about your health and financial well-being and offer the resources you need to feel vital, confident and ready for wherever life takes you. Learn more about our benefit offerings at


About us:

Our Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients and their safety.


Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Olympus employs more than 31,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries and regions. Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,200 employees throughout locations in North and South America.  For more information, visit


Olympus is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace

We recognize diversity in people, views and lifestyle choices and emphasize the importance of inclusion and mutual respect. We strive to continue to foster empathy and unity in the workplace so that our employees can fully contribute and thrive.


Let’s realize your potential, together.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Applicants with Disabilities: As a Federal Contractor, Olympus is committed to ensuring our hiring process is accessible to everyone. If you need an accommodation in order to complete the application or hiring process, please contact Olympus via email at If your disability impairs your ability to email, you may call our HR Compliance Manager at 1-888-Olympus (1-888-659-6787).


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Minnesota (US-MN) || Brooklyn Park || Manufacturing & Repair 

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Manufacturing Engineer, Testing, Engineer, Electrical, Engineering, Technology

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