Fresenius Kabi

Fresenius Kabi is hiring a Software Engineer & an R&D Engineer.

The company is a leading global health care company that focuses on medicines and medical devices used to care for critically and chronically ill patients. Their products include intravenous specialty and generic medicines, infusion therapies, blood-transfusion technologies and clinical nutrition. Their roots go back more than 100 years to the founding of our parent company, Fresenius SE, in Bad Homburg, Germany, where the company is headquartered today.

Company History: In 2012, Fresenius Kabi acquired Fenwal Inc expanding the Fresenius Kabi offering to include Fenwal products for transfusion medicine. These include advanced medical technologies used in blood separation, collection, filtration, storage and transfusion.

Software Engineer

Area of Interest: RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

Location: Lake Zurich, IL
 
Job Summary: We currently have an opportunity for a January 2015 Co-op to join the Engineering team in our Research & Development department. This individual will participate in the software development and verification activities for apheresis medical devices. Responsibilities include construction and test for real-time embedded software and ancillary software products.
 
Responsibilities:
 
•Develop software for integrated systems that include both software and hardware.
•Implement software components based on defined requirements and designs.
•Formally verify software components satisfy their requirements and designs.
•Make detailed observations, analyze data and interpret results.
•Develop software per standard operating procedures, project procedures and guidelines.
•Generate clear and detailed documentation.
•Collaborate across functions to achieve objectives
 
Requirements:
•Minimum two years of undergraduate classwork in computer science, computer engineering, or related discipline.
•Demonstrable understanding of the software development life-cycle and software development methodologies.
•Experience with software configuration management and configuration control.
•Experience with high-level language programming. Experience with C/C++ preferred.
•Experience with assembly language programming a plus. Experience with real-time operating systems on target platforms a plus.
•Excellent organizational, analytical, troubleshooting, and debugging skills.
•Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
•Experience with Microsoft Office applications
 

R&D Engineer

Area of Interest: RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

Location: Lake Zurich, IL
 
Job Summary: We currently have an opportunity for a January 2015 Co-op to join the Engineering team in our Research & Development department. The candidate will be part of a team performing standard engineering work requiring application of standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria. S/He will be asked to provide solutions to technical problems associated with new or launched medical devices.
 
Responsibilities:
•Make detailed observations, analyze data and interpret results.
•Write test cases, experimental reports, summaries and protocols.
•Perform troubleshooting based on test results.
•Recommend improvements to system algorithms.
Specific Skills and/or knowledge, credentials, or professional certifications:
•Minimum two years of undergraduate classwork in an engineering field (biomedical or mechanical preferred).
•Must be proficient in Word and Excel.
•Strong technical, mathematical and laboratory skills, including trainability in Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and handling of biohazardous materials.
•Excellent written and oral communication skills, including trainability in Good Documentation Practice(GDP) and requirements definition.
•Working knowledge of data analysis and statistics preferred.
•Excellent organizational and time management skills, as well as the ability to think and work independently