Job Location

This role will be based in the Montreal (Québec, Canada) headquarters of ODS Medical.

Position Type

Full-time/regular (40 hrs/week)


We are seeking a Process Technologist to help us with the integration of our probe for surgical guidance. The technologist will be a key member of the Manufacturing Engineering team and will be under the supervision of the Director of Manufacturing Engineering. He / she will periodically have to work with the R&D and Quality teams.

We are seeking a versatile person who enjoys manual handling and instrumentation. The technologist must have good manual dexterity since he / she will be required to make precision assemblies of optical components.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assemble the optical probe, handle lenses, and optical fibers.
  • Assemble optomechanical modules and cabling.
  • Set up optical tests, conduct product characterization with OSA, and verification according to acceptance criteria.
  • Assist the manufacturing process engineers in the execution of test plans (DOE).
  • Provide input for process improvements. For this purpose, he/she would participate in meetings for the maintenance of the control plan (CP) and risk analysis (PFMEA) when necessary.
  • Ensure calibration of equipment and maintenance of the laboratory.
  • Conduct inspection of probes with a microscope and incoming inspection.
  • Maintain traceability of products and parts.
  • Help in creating and updating operating procedures (SOP) and instruction (WIP) in French and English.
  • Develop research tools or equipment to improve the production line.
  • Assist with purchasing, quote requests, and maintaining the inventory.

Required Qualifications

  • Certification in Physical or Optical Technology or Mechanical or in a relevant field.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in the manufacturing of optical components, devices, or modules.
  • Ability to develop optical testing set-ups for optical fibers or willing to learn the optical testing.
  • Bilingual: must be able to communicate in both English and French
  • Good team player and ability to work independently·
  • Adaptability (understanding the reality of a start-up)

Preferred Skills

  • Experience working in a cleanroom or in a controlled environment.
  • Knowledge of good manufacturing practices.
  • Knowledge of chemical products and disposal.
  • Knowledge in machining and welding.
  • Knowledge of CAD Solidworks, Labview, and 3D printing.
  • Knowledge of ISO13485 and FDA standards.
  • Knowledge of medical equipment and reprocessing procedures.
  • Six Sigma, Lean, or Kaizen knowledge or certification

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