Test Engineer (Victoria, Canada and Marseille, France)

Test Engineer

We are seeking enthusiastic, passionate, and motivated Test Engineers with exceptional attention to detail and a keen interest in managing test protocols, performing tests and analyzing outcomes. There are two (2) great opportunities available; one is based in Victoria, BC and another – for the adventurous spirit -is based in Marseille, France.

ViVitro Labs is growing and  actively expanding our testing capabilities to better serve customers around the world. We are the only company in this space with two ISO 17025 accredited laboratories that offer a unique testing platform specialized in mechanical, hydrodynamic and functional testing of cardiovascular medical devices.

As a Test Engineer at ViVitro Labs, you will join a small, dynamic team and be challenged scientifically, as you will be required to dig deep to understand the methods, physics and science as well as the hydrodynamics for heart valve and other cardiovascular testing. You will bring professional mechanical testing experience, preferably within a quality management system, and enjoy the variety of new testing projects every month. Your solid scientific background in materials and fluid dynamics and experience with LabVIEW and CAD experience would benefit you in this role that offers ample opportunities for learning and growth.

Key Responsibilities of the Test Engineer include:

  • Write test protocols, perform tests, and write test reports with a high degree of accuracy and strong attention to detail
  • Perform tests and studies ordered by clients
  • Manage technical and scientific interface between the customers and the company in relation to contract services
  • Communicate to clients and management effectively and in a timely manner on the status of experiments
  • Design, develop, test and qualify fixtures and support for test equipment
  • Provide technical support in developing and implementing new test methods with supporting documentation
  • Adhere to ISO 17025 Quality Management System (QMS) requirements, including developing and maintaining documentation

Our ideal Test Engineer candidate brings:

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. degree in mechanical engineering or similar, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 1-3 Years of professional mechanical testing experience in related mechanical engineering fields.
  • Previous experience working with a quality system is preferred, ideally ISO 17025.
  • Experience with LabVIEW and CAD is a strong plus.
  • Solid scientific background in materials and fluid dynamics is desired.
  • French proficiency level B2 or higher (verbal, writing, and reading) is a plus.
  • Enthusiastic, passionate, and motivated with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated experience and capabilities will be considered in lieu of qualifications.
  • Willingness and ability to travel for training to France for 6 months, or the desire to relocate to Marseille for this opportunity.

To find out more about the Test Engineer role, be sure to review the Job Description at www.TallSky.ca.

ViVitro Labs:

ViVitro Labs is a Canadian company with facilities in France, that specializes in cardiovascular device test equipment and contract testing services. ViVitro Labs provides in-vitro, in-silico and ex-vivo test solutions and high-level expertise tailored to current R&D, manufacturing and regulatory cardiovascular medical device projects.  We de-risk the medical device development process by providing:

  • Physiologically relevant customized and prepackage solutions to innovators.
  • Robust, simplified, reliable, controlled equipment and services in response to production needs.
  • Qualified and validated services to fulfill regulatory requirements.

Our laboratories are equipped to perform a wide variety of tests in accordance with international standards. Our proximity to North American and European customers is an asset to provide responsive and quality services.

With the addition of a European division in Marseille, France, ViVitro Labs is expanding its testing capabilities to better serve its customers around the world.  ViVitro Labs is looking for individuals who would like to join a growing business and work in a high tech international industry.  ViVitro Labs can provide ample opportunities for growth in their team. To find out more about ViVitro Labs visit: www.ViVitroLabs.com

How To Apply:

After reviewing the Job Description at www.TallSky.ca, qualified applicants for the Test Engineer role are encouraged to apply in confidence to TallSky Consulting with a resume and a covering letter that describes how your education and experience meet the requirements of this position, and if you are interested in the Victoria, BC opportunity, or if you would prefer the rare opportunity, to move to Marseille, France.

We thank all applicants who apply; however after initial acknowledgment of your application, only those selected for consideration will be contacted.

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