Software Validation and Testing Engineer-Manufacturing Software in Santa Clara, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 1/10/2020

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Software Validation-Test Engineer-Manufacturing Software

This temporary position is for a software validation and testing engineer.   We provide software for internal use in our manufacturing facility.  The software is used in a 21 CFR Part 11 and ISO13485 environment requiring extensive testing and validation.

The position will support an existing validation engineer and software development team.   Supplementing the existing skills with additional technical background.

The role will include the following activities

  • Validating (including validation documentation) software
  • Testing software
  • Providing test data for developers and other validation engineers
  • SQL and reporting to analyze data and databases
  • Documentation of software solutions for users

    Improves products, processes and components to meet agreed-upon objectives. May redesign products or components to meet cost objectives, component technology obsolescence and customer requirements. Participates actively in new product introduction, including influencing the design of the product to ensure manufacturability and conformance with the global supply chain, enabling prototyping while in the R&D lab, testing the reliability of prototypes and managing the transition into production. Supports and implements the transition of products and manufacturing processes from prototype to full production and through the entire life cycle of the product. Partners with procurement and technical services to improve/sustain products and processes. May direct the work of third party vendors and/or partners to meet contract specified deliverables, performance or business objectives. May work with suppliers to ensure achievement of goals for cost, quality and delivery of parts and materials. May identify and manage ERP data such as bill of material and routing.

    Materials engineer: Applies knowledge of materials science to collaborate with and provide consulting to R&D, procurement and manufacturing engineering in the research, specification, sourcing and qualification of materials used in the design and production of client's products. Plans, evaluates and recommends technical, quality and cost specifications to meet design and business growth objectives and supply chain optimization. Identifies and qualifies alternative materials when needed. Work with suppliers to clarify specifications to meet quality, cost and manufacturability goals.


    * Fabrication: Designs, develops and enhances semiconductor, wafer fabrication or related devices/ equipment, processes and handling systems.

    * Works on manufacturing engineering assignments with broadly defined objectives

    * Solves straight-forward issues, challenges and problems within field of specialization

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience


  • Bachelors University Degree or equivalent. 
  • 2-4 years relevant experience as a tester or validation engineer
  • Experience with manufacturing software
  • Experience in a validated software environment


  • Documentation including MS Office
  • Testing and validation
  • SQL Query skills

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer