Equipment Engineer (Hybrid)



Burnaby, BC, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, January 10, 2024

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Equipment Engineer

Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Your opportunity

By joining the Kardium team, you can help make a difference in the lives of millions around the world. We have developed a ground-breaking medical device for the minimally invasive diagnosis and treatment of the most common heart rhythm disorder, atrial fibrillation. Atrial fibrillation can cause stroke, heart failure, and other heart-related complications.

Kardium has a fantastic technical team that has developed a product with strong, unique and customer-valued differentiators versus other solutions on the market: The Globe® Pulsed Field System. We have built connections with key opinion leaders who are already using the Globe System and are helping to tell our story.

Kardium has a unique opportunity for an experienced Equipment Engineer. As a member of the Manufacturing team, the Equipment Engineer will be responsible for helping increase manufacturing throughput by managing the creation, qualification, and maintenance of equipment used in the production of the Globe Catheter for treatment of atrial fibrillation. This position will report to the Equipment Team Lead.

Please note, this opportunity is a hybrid work arrangement, located in Burnaby, BC.

What you’ll be doing

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Plan and coordinate implementation of infrastructure expansion and improvements.
  • Optimize equipment maintenance plans and schedules to maximize service level.
  • Develop equipment qualification programs (IQ protocols & report) and assist with equipment measurement system analyses.
  • Perform investigations and impact assessments for equipment breakdowns and out-of-spec calibration findings.
  • Manage equipment spare parts setup.
  • Respond to equipment breakdowns and provide technical troubleshooting and repair expertise.
  • Work collaboratively with other teams to develop and implement solutions to problems facing production.
  • Support infrastructure and equipment reporting requirements.

What you bring to the team

Our Kardium team is smart, creative, and passionate about developing cutting-edge medical devices to help improve people’s lives. We work in a collaborative environment based on trust and respect. We understand that only by working together can we solve what was thought unsolvable.

You are suited to our approach and possess these attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering field
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in equipment maintenance in a manufacturing environment, preferably in a highly regulated environment such as ISO13485 or AS9100
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple deliverables with a high degree of accuracy and timeliness
  • Experience working in a cleanroom environment is desirable
  • Experience writing technical procedures and reports
  • Strong analytical skills and critical thinking
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and technical documentation skills
  • Excellent technical writing skills
  • Flexible and able to take on additional responsibilities as appropriate


Kardium has listed the total cash compensation range that we expect to pay applicants for this role, as of the time of this posting. Pay offered will be determined based on numerous relevant business and candidate factors including, for example, education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, and business or organizational needs. For candidates with more or less experience than listed above, the pay range will be adjusted.

  • $75,000 – $100,000 (CAD Annually)

Why work at Kardium

A meaningful career working with a truly innovative technology and an ambitious team, combined with:

  • Knowing every day that you are making a difference in people’s lives by helping treat a condition that affects millions worldwide
  • A great working environment with opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge
  • An opportunity to extend your knowledge by interacting with other team members in a multi-disciplinary environment that includes electrical and mechanical engineers, biologists, and specialists in human factors, and clinical and regulatory affairs
  • An engaged leadership team who believes in mentoring and growing employees’ careers
  • Supportive and fun colleagues with plenty of social events to encourage people connections
  • And our employees think we are great too – check out Glassdoor to learn more!

Thanks in advance for your interest in Kardium!

About Kardium

Kardium is a technology pioneer developing devices to address cardiovascular diseases. The company was founded in 2007 by a team with a track record of excellence in medicine, business, and engineering. Focused on building a world-class, internationally dominant medical device company, we believe in having lots of fun while working hard. We hire top individuals who are strong team players and trust them to make the right decisions to achieve our goals. Kardium has repeatedly been selected as one of the “Best Companies to Work for in BC” by BC Business Magazine and has ranked as the #1 Life Sciences and Health Services Company. In 2021 and 2015 Kardium was also awarded “Medical Technology Company of the Year” by Life Sciences BC. Visit our website at: www.kardium.com.