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At NeuroPace, employees are our greatest asset. We are continually searching for solution-oriented individuals who can bring energy and creativity to our growing workforce. At NeuroPace, our success depends upon our ability to recruit and retain the most talented, enthusiastic and dedicated people we can find and providing them with a dynamic and challenging environment in which to thrive.

NeuroPace is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values the contributions of our culturally diverse workforce.

NEUROPACE, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, GENDER, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, MARITAL STATUS, PHYSICAL OR MENTAL DISABILITY, MEDICAL CONDITION OR AGE.

Opportunities

Field Clinical Engineer - Atlanta

Responsibilities:

  • Work effectively as part of a field team to advance the adoption of NeuroPace products in a commercial environment.
  • Facilitate the conduct of clinical trials by working with clinical investigators and NeuroPace clinical and regulatory personnel in a professional and ethical manner.
  • Insure patient safety to the maximum extent possible by adhering to all applicable regulations, standards and requirements.
  • Perform on-site training for physicians and allied health personnel.
  • Accurately and clearly present technical material to customers in small and large group settings.
  • Perform detailed reporting of product problems.
  • Provide detailed feedback for product improvement for existing products.
  • Provide input into the product development process for future products.
  • Support in-house personnel (engineering, clinical, manufacturing, legal, etc.) as requested to achieve company goals.
  • Represent the company in a professional manner at all times.
  • Be available via pager or cell phone at all times (nights and weekends included) except when on vacation or at other times when alternate coverage has been arranged.

Requirements:

  • BS degree or higher in technical, scientific or health field with a minimum of 2 + years previous experience in a field position.
  • Ability to clearly present technical material.
  • Advanced user of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the ability to quickly learn new applications.
  • Requires excellent writing skills.
  • Must be able to clearly and concisely communicate with patients, physicians and nurses as well as individuals at all levels within the company.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to maneuver in the operating room environment during sterile surgical procedures.
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs
  • Able to travel up to 20%-50% of the time (dependent on geographic coverage area). Requires valid US Driver License and ability to drive to accounts within 200 miles.

Quality Engineer - Mechanical - Mountain View

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Provide quality assurance leadership and support for mechanical product development, design change efforts, and manufacturing through participation on project teams.  Perform the following types of tasks as needed, ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulatory requirements:
  • Support design verification and validation efforts through review of plans, review of design verification and validation protocols and reports
  • Support component and process verification and validation, design and technical reviews
  • Participate in risk management activities and assist in the management and maintenance of risk management documentation, such as process and design FMECAs, FTAs, risk analyses, etc.
  • Participate in design for manufacturability analyses, reviews, and design transfer activities
  • Support manufacturing cost reductions, yield improvements, and MRB failure analysis activities including process changes, tooling, and equipment.
  1. Provide quality oversight of suppliers by auditing suppliers, working with Development and Materials on supplier selection, evaluating supplier changes, communicating with suppliers on development of and qualification of new components/processes, and addressing performance issues as needed to ensure successful business relationships.
  2. Participate as a member of the engineering change board, ensuring that released parts and documents are accurate and complete; and ensuring that supporting documentation is adequate.
  3. Collect and analyze Quality Management System data as assigned and present results to management.

Requirements:

  1. BS degree in a recognized engineering discipline, preferably Mechanical Engineering
  2. 5 years minimum experience as a quality professional, preferably in a medical device or related industry
  3. Familiarity with FDA Quality System Regulations and ISO 13485:2003/2016 highly desirable.  Familiarity with ISO 9001:2015, QS-9000, and knowledge of ISO safety standards is a plus.
  4. Experience in product manufacturing & development, project management, and supplier auditing/management highly desired
  5. Experience in statistical analysis, sterility/biocompatibility, packaging/transit testing, accelerated aging, laser welding, and/or guidance/standard compliance preferred
  6. Excellent interpersonal skills, both written and verbal, are essential. 

Manufacturing Engineer - Mountain View

Job Description

The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for supporting all aspects of Manufacturing Operations at NeuroPace.

Maintain quality standards in and around manufacturing areas, ensuring a safe work environment for all personnel and helps to develop a culture of accountability, continuous improvement, and collaboration.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Write, review, and improve manufacturing procedures and forms in compliance with the quality system, ensuring accuracy and consistency.
  • Collaborate with Manufacturing and Development Engineers to create, review, and maintain manufacturing routers. Including verifying manufacturing labor times are properly calculated.
  • Support departmental responsibilities associated with training and qualifying manufacturing assemblers.
  • Assist in creating schematics and dimensional drawings for the Manufacturing
  • Support improvement programs for new and existing manufacturing programs/processes.
  • Participate in root cause investigations and corrective actions.
  • Propose alternative methods to continuously improve and optimize operating procedures, work flows, and data management.
  • Support activities related to validation of new and reworked equipment in the manufacturing areas.
  • Respond to manufacturing emergencies.
  • Maintain safety, quality, and GMP standards across all manufacturing areas.
  • Perform responsibilities while complying with NeuroPace Quality systems procedures.

 

Requirements:

  • BS degree in mechanical, manufacturing or industrial engineering or similar field, or an AS degree and 4+ years or work experience in a related field.
  • Very strong aptitude for mechanical work.
  • Proficient in the use of Pro/E or other solid modeling software. Familiar with industry standard drafting and tolerance practices; proficient in Office PC applications.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in pressure situations.
  • Requires working knowledge in DFM, Lean Six Sigma methodologies, as well as DOE and Statistical Process Control.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail, flexible, and adaptable to change.
  • The ideal candidate must be self motivated, highly organized, and resourceful in solving manufacturing issues. In addition, posses a well-developed team orientation with critical thinking and problem solving/analytical skills.

Equipment & Facility Technician - Mountain View

Job Description:

    Responsible for supporting all aspects of manufacturing operations and facilities maintenance at NeuroPace. With direction from the Equipment and Facilities Supervisor, provide support for daily manufacturing maintenance operations and facilities activities.  Actively participates in the preventive maintenance and calibration programs.  Monitor and support manufacturing areas, perform daily equipment set-up, and make adjustments or repairs as required.  Respond to employees’ requests for facility’s support.  Maintain quality standards in and around manufacturing areas ensuring a safe work environment for all personnel and help to develop a culture of accountability, continuous improvement, and collaboration.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain CMMS database, work orders, and ensure all applicable equipment is within the maintenance/calibration intervals.
  • Perform Calibration/Maintenance
    • On ESD workstations.
    • On SMC filter stacks.
    • On Static Ionizer.
  • Perform preventative maintenance
    • On the HVAC systems which supports manufacturing and administrative areas.
    • On all manufacturing related equipment.
    • On the facility as required.
  • Collaborate with Manufacturing Engineer(s) to ensure all existing manufacturing equipment is in order, available, validated and ready to produce when needed as per production schedule.
  • Provide technical support on equipment/facilities for validation and development purposes.
  • Monitor the use and inventories of spare parts, maintenance supplies, equipment, and initiate re-ordering when necessary
  • Respond to manufacturing and/or facilities emergencies, which may include afterhours and/or weekends
  • Maintain safety, quality, and GMP standards across all manufacturing areas.
  • Respond to daily facilities requests including but not limited to: moving filing cabinets, fixing squeaky or unleveled doors, touch up painting, seismic bracing, replacing light bulbs, setting up for company meetings, installing furniture, etc., as needed.
  • Perform responsibilities while complying with NeuroPace Quality systems procedures.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma (or equivalent) required, AS or higher college degree preferred.
  • 3-5 years maintenance/equipment experience, preferably 2+ years working within a GMP and/or ISO 13485 environment.
  • 2-4 years’ facility maintenance experience, preferably in an FDA regulated site.
  • Very strong aptitude for mechanical work
  • Proficient in the use of hand and power tools
  • Strong understanding of basic electronics, including electrical circuit fundamentals
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, including written reporting on failure analysis.
  • Proficient in office PC applications, including Word and Excel.
  • Ability to lift 50-75 lbs
  • Excellent attention to detail, flexible, and adaptable to change.
  • Must be self-motivated, highly organized, and resourceful in solving manufacturing issues, requiring minimal direct management.
  • Well-developed team orientation with strong leadership, critical thinking, and problem solving/analytical skills, are required.

Production Planner/Buyer - Mountain View

Job Description:  Responsible for the planning, scheduling, coordinating, purchasing and monitoring of products through the complete production cycle.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for planning product builds, component purchases and subassemblies to support the manufacturing plan while maintaining optimal inventory levels.
  • Proactively communicate changes in demand to manufacturing.
  • Lead/participate in Master Scheduling meetings.
  • Attend daily production meetings.
  • Purchase material as needed to support schedules.
  • Ensure the accuracy of the item master and vendor lead time data in the ERP system.
  • Responsible for obtaining quotes and negotiating with suppliers.
  • Assist in developing new supplier sources where suppliers are inadequate or when new suppliers / technologies are required.
  • Work with the Quality department to assure the timely flow of product through QC inspection processes as well as the appropriate disposition of non-conforming materials.
  • Provide input pertaining to obsolete material.
  • Able to evaluate suppliers based upon price, quality, service support, reliability and selection.
  • Resolve shop order variances and determine/track root causes.
  • Analyze purchase price variances.
  • Ensure that marketing/clinical needs are met.
  • Communicate possible product shortages to Customer Service
  • Provide support in stockroom, shipping and receiving when required.
  • Ensure data input and document filing completed in a timely manner

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field preferred
  • Minimum of 5+ years planning experience and 2+ years purchasing experience
  • Previous medical device (4 years or more) strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience in the utilization of ERP systems.
  • Inventory management knowledge to include knowledge of various inventory transactions.
  • Experience working within a rigorous quality system environment (ISO 13485, FDA cGMP/QSR).
  • Strong collaboration and teamwork skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Strong MS Office skills.
  • APICS certification a plu

Culture & Values

NeuroPace is dedicated to developing, manufacturing and marketing safe and effective medical devices that improve the quality of life for patients with neurological disorders. Company priorities include the development of high quality products focused on customer needs and the maintenance of a work environment where employees are respected and encouraged to excel.

By fostering individual performance, teamwork and the spirit of partnership, we provide both the tools and the environment to help employees excel as individuals as well as team members.

Benefits

Neuropace offers a comprehensive package including:

  • Pre-IPO stock option plan
  • 401(k) plan
  • Medical insurance with PPO and HMO options
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Domestic partner health coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Section 125 flexible benefits program, including Health Care Spending Accounts and Child Care Spending Accounts
  • Section 529 college savings plan
  • Three weeks paid vacation to start
  • Eleven paid holidays
  • PTO for sick time and family emergencies
  • Other benefits
    – Health club membership
    – Patent awards program
    – Anniversary rewards
    – Casual dress – everyday
    – Company picnics, parties and barbecues
    – Fully stocked kitchen
    – and more!