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Design Assurance Engineer

Published on:  Feb 15, 2024
Country:  United States
Location:  Madison
Company:  Luminex Corporation
Job Category:  Quality
Employment type:  Regular Full Time
Req ID:  5700

Diasorin is a global leader in diagnostic solutions, pushing the boundaries of science and technology to create cutting-edge tools that improve healthcare worldwide. With a legacy spanning over 50 years, we've earned our reputation for excellence by developing innovative diagnostic assays and instruments that are trusted by healthcare providers around the world.

Our broad offering of diagnostic tests and Licensed Technology solutions, made available thanks to ongoing investments in research, positions us as the player with the widest range of specialty solutions in the sector and identifies us as the "Diagnostics Specialist."


Why Join Diasorin?


  • Impactful Work: When you join Diasorin, you become part of a team that's dedicated to improving lives. Your contributions will directly impact patient care, making a meaningful difference in the world.


  • Global Reach & Innovation: Our work transcends borders. Joining Diasorin means collaborating with colleagues from all over the world, expanding your horizons, and contributing to global healthcare solutions at the forefront of the diagnostic industry.


Diverse and Inclusive Culture: We believe in the strength of diversity, and our inclusive culture reflects this commitment. We value your unique perspective and offer a supportive, collaborative environment where everyone can thrive.


Join Our Team: If you're passionate about innovation, diversity, and making a positive impact on healthcare, Diasorin is the place for you. We're looking for passionate and talented individuals who are ready to embrace new challenges and drive healthcare solutions forward.


Are you ready to be part of a dynamic team that's shaping the future of diagnostics? Join Diasorin and become a catalyst for change in the world of healthcare. Apply today and be a part of our exciting journey toward a healthier, more connected world. Together, we can make an impact!




Job Scope


The Design Assurance Engineer acts as the quality representative on design core teams for electromechanical instruments, reagents and assays for the life science and in-vitro diagnostics market. Design Assurance Engineer is responsible for guiding the development teams through the Design Control process ensuring compliance with FDA, ISO, QSR, quality, safety and environmental regulations and internal procedures. The Design Assurance Engineer may also provide support for quality initiatives, post market design changes/improvements and quality surveillance activities.


Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Participates on design core teams utilizing experience to guide team members through the Design Control processes to achieve business, operational, quality and safety goals for new products.
  • Assists team members in the creation and maintenance design deliverables (Design & Development Plans, Inputs/Outputs, Protocols, Matrices, etc) are completed on-time and per regulations.
  • Guides the risk management process for design teams through the creation of risk documents ensuring all risks are appropriately identified, mitigated and verified.
  • Recommends rationale, including statistical tools, for protocol structure.
  • Acts as a resource within and cross departmental for design control related questions & challenges
  • Coaches departmental personnel in the engineer’s area of responsibility.
  • Supports quality system training and participates in the development of training programs
  • Acts as escort and/or supports during external audits/inspections
  • Other duties as assigned.


Education, Experience, Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree Bachelor degree required, in a life science/engineering discipline required
  • 1+ Years Experience in an Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) environment required, preferably in medical device industry
  • 1+ Years Working knowledge of current industry quality practices under QSRs, ISO-13485 and international regulations
  • 1+ Years Experience as a member of a design team preferred
  • 5+ Years experience in regulated environment required, previous design assurance experience preferred
  • 1+ Years Experience with medical device risk management (ISO 14971) is preferred
  • 1+ Years Experience with usability (ISO 62366) is preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Certification in a quality discipline preferred, such as CQM, CQA, CQE, etc.
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Windows and Office programs), familiarity with Oracle preferred
  • High degree of problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to apply statistical tools
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills


Standard Physical Demands

  • Standing - Frequently
  • Stooping - Frequently
  • Bending - Occasionally
  • Climbing - Occasionally
  • Sitting - Occasionally
  • Kneeling - Occasionally
  • Lifting of at least 40lbs - Occasionally
  • Must work onsite at Luminex office - Frequently
  • Possible exposure to Chemicals, Lasers, Excessive Noise, etc. - Frequently


Travel Requirements

  • 20% Travel may be required; internationally


What we offer


Receive a competitive salary and benefits package as you grow your career at Diasorin. Join our team and discover how your work can impact the lives of people all over the world.



Diasorin is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and Canada and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Diasorin is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are a US or Canada candidate and require assistance or accommodation during the application process, please contact the North America Talent Acquisition Team at or 1-800-328-1482 to request an accommodation.

The above job description is intended to describe the general content, identify the essential functions, and set forth the requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

Diasorin reserves the right to modify or amend this job posting as needed to comply with local laws and regulations.

Please note that offers of employment at Diasorin may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and drug screen, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

This position is not eligible for partnership with a third-party search firm vendor without expressed, written consent from the Diasorin Human Resources Department.


Nearest Major Market: Madison

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