Thousand Oaks, CA 91320

Posted: 04/22/2024 Job Number: 39030

Job Description


Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets:    
  1. Strong writing and technical authorship including experience in writing test protocols, statistical data analysis, data verification, and test reports for a technical audience including regulatory agencies.
  2. Experience working independently to execute test procedures and operate lab equipment (such as analytical balance, tensile tester, and other automated test equipment) while documenting results according to good documentation practices.
  3. Familiarity with medical device engineering and applicable standards, preferably ISO 11608-1, and their application.

Red Flags:
  • Candidates with Software or Electrical engineering these are NOT desired for the role.
  • No lab experience
  • Different industry (not exp of med device) -
  • No mechanical or med device.
  • Spelling and grammatical errors in resume. Frequent short job durations and job hopping.


The Mechanical Engineer on the Combination Product Test Team will interact with global and cross-functional members from systems engineering, process engineering, device development, packaging, primary containers, device quality, and other groups. Responsibilities of this position include development, testing, transfer, and life cycle management of multiple autoinjector device commercialization efforts. Test activities will include Engineering, characterization and GMP verification testing and will require a strong proficiency in technical writing, developing test protocols, statistical analysis, executing hands on testing, and reporting of results to senior leadership.

This position will work side by side with experienced Device Test Engineers authoring test protocols, executing test plans, performing data analysis, and finalizing test reports. The successful candidate will employ engineering skills and practices to gather user requirements and translate them into technical documentation for test execution and analysis. The position involves support of senior staff in the initiation, design, and delivery of projects milestones to support verification testing activities.

The chosen candidate will sometimes spend time in a lab environment working with various types of testing equipment from manual measuring equipment through fully automated testing systems. The devices that will be tested include various iterations of handheld autoinjector drug delivery systems.

This role will include numerous collaboration sessions with the test team and global team to trade best practices, discuss issues and resolutions, and create a testing strategy. The chosen candidate may also take part in design and fabrication of test fixtures and processes.

  • (55%) Technical authorship of test protocols and reports to support characterization and verification activities. Technical documentation (Test Plans/Protocols/Reports, Engineering Assessments, Design outputs, test-lab equipment/process/control)
  • (25%) Hands on execution of test protocols in a lab environment, operating test equipment to collect data and record data according to good documentation practices. Testing of autoinjector devices, including the safe operation of test equipment
  • (20%) Statistical data analysis of test results to be included in technical reports.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of experience

  • Associate’s degree and 6 years of experience 

  • High school diploma / GED and 8 years of experience


Pay range is $31 - $36 per hour with full benefits available, including paid time off, medical/dental/vision/life insurance, 401K, parental leave, and more. Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. Pay is based on several factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.


At Crystal Equation, we empower people and advance technology initiatives by building trust.  Your recruiter will prep you for the interview, obtain feedback, guide you through any necessary paperwork and provide everything you need for a successful start.  We will serve to empower you along the way and provide the path for your professional journey.

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