Position Description

Design Quality Engineer
Location St. Paul, MN
Employment duration Full time
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Exceptional People. Hard Problems. Meaningful Careers. Big Impact.

Nowhere else can you touch as many life-changing medical technologies. At Minnetronix Medical, we work side by side with more than 100 medical device companies from startups to global giants to bring life-enhancing technologies to market. Working with us means solving hard problems with extraordinary people in a collaborative work environment. Join us.

Design Quality Engineer

Job Summary:

Design Quality Assurance Engineers work with design teams to ensure that electronic and software subsystems incorporated into medical devices are designed in accordance with product requirements and the devices meet their intended use.  They develop and perform verification and validation activities on medical devices and medical device systems. Verification testing may involve GUI testing, black-box system testing, environmental testing, requirements based functional testing and low-level hardware testing and fault simulation. 
Design QA Engineers drive quality in all project deliverables and ensure that development teams follow processes that are effective and compliant to Standard Operating Procedures. They work with both the customer and internal team members to drive successful outcomes and long-term value for both the customer and Minnetronix. Design QA Engineers may work under the direction/supervision of more senior Design QA staff members to ensure resolution of technical issues and knowledge transfer.

Job Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for creating Design Verification Plan, Risk Management Plan and report, and Compliance Reports 
  • Audit Test Execution Management, Device Testing, Dry Run Status, Stage Build Process Compliance, and Safety/EMC Test Reports 
  • May assist in the execution of verification test procedures. 
  • Ensuring verification configurations tested are production equivalent. 
  • Review/Approve regression analysis, Trace Matrix, ECOs, DBRs, DV Tool Qualifications, Test Procedures 
  • Participates/Approves in development of requirements, technical Reviews, test report development, design transfer coordination/support and FMEA, DFMEA development 
  • Participates in project/customer meetings and Phase Reviews (Phase 1, 2, and 3) 
  • Monitor project activities to ensure following Minnetronix Standard Operating Procedures and Best Practices. 
  • Collaborate with Supplier Quality to assure all new suppliers are qualified and that new components and materials are adequately qualified.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree/Technical Degree in Engineering or equivalent experience 
  • 0-5 years’ experience in a Medical Device manufacturing/product development environment 
  • Working knowledge of FDA QSR’s, ISO 13485, and ISO 14971 requirements 
  • Experience/knowledge with product/process verifications/validations 
  • Experience/knowledgewith DFMEA’s, PFMEA’s and Risk Management 
  • Must possess good project management skills and initiative in taking on and completing projects 
  • Must possess good verbal and written communication skills 
  • Must be able to manage and prioritize multiple projects/objectives 
  • Strong interpersonal, teamwork, and communication skills.   
  • Strong written communication demonstrating the ability to simplify complex information. 

Working Conditions:

  • Office Environment
  • Manufacturing Environment



We work hard and work together towards a common goal.
We put aside narrow interests to pursue the best outcomes for the company.


We aspire to collective excellence and know the sum is greater than the parts.
We own our successes and our failures and believe in growth through self-improvement.


We listen, learn and know when to make tough decisions. 
We step up and step in, always. 
We move out of our comfort zone in order to do what’s right and not just what’s easy.
We lead change effectively, operate with integrity and hold ourselves accountable.


We are driven to improve life for patients.
We relentlessly create and deliver value for our customers.
We constantly challenge ourselves to improve our thinking and our doing.

EEO Statement

Minnetronix, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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