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Engineer I

Req ID:  1027

Working Location: CALIFORNIA, SAN JOSE 

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

The Engineer I provides engineering support for introduction of new products and alternate repair activities. They function as Project Coordinator on more complicated projects as defined by the Manager by providing technical information to other project participants recommending cost effective procedures tracking and maintaining implementation dates and documenting completed projects. The successful candidate provides support to Associate Engineer on his/her assigned projects.

Job Duties

* Function as Project Coordinator on projects assigned by Engineering Manager to implement new product introduction or alternate repair activities.


* Analyze project prior to implementation by benchmarking against completed projects and recommending project procedures.


* Plan and organize projects for successful implementation.


* Review needs of each department (e. g. Marketing Operations Finance) and incorporate them into project documents.


* Develop Engineering project check sheet to identify start and finish dates and measure progress.


* Provide progress report to Engineering Manager and to other project participants.


* Review facilities and ergonomic issues related to project implementation prepare schematics wiring diagrams technical manuals reports documentation and other related materials for use in facilities and workstation redesign.


* Establish methods for controlling process costs up to introduction of first lot.


* Review costs with other project members and initiate cost control measures as needed.


* Identify parts and supplies needed to support product or process implementation and ensure they are available according to project schedules.


* Provide technical guidance to the Change Control Board; educate members on technical issues associated with assigned projects.


* Train Technicians Supervisors and other employees on use of new products or processes.

* Validate and document projects file completed packages for use as benchmarks in subsequent projects.


* Support continuous improvement measures by providing technical information and reviewing processes as they are revised.


*  Address Engineering Change Notices (ECNs) in a timely manner to maintain project schedules and/or achieve acceptable levels of compliance.


*  Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements



* Bachelors Degree in Engineering and a minimum of 1 year of Engineering experience or an Associate's Degree in Engineering Technology and a minimum of 3 years related electronic service experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience. 




* Knowledge of FDA regulations desirable. Knowledge of Microsoft Office. CAD desirable


* Possess a high degree of self-reliance initiative creativity and personal organization.


* Able to perform required duties with minimum supervision.


* Able to function as a team player

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.

Olympus’ 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 overall costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients. Olympus’ Medical portfolio includes endoscopes, laparoscopes, and video imaging systems, as well as surgical energy devices, system integration solutions, medical services, and a wide range of endotherapy instruments for endoscopic and therapeutic applications. For more information, visit

Olympus…True To You. True To Society. True To LIFE.


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.

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || California (US-CA) || San Jose || 

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