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Process Engineer II
Ref No.: 18-15405
Location: San Diego, California
As a Process Engineer II in Consumables Product Development you will work in a dynamic, team-oriented environment to develop sequencing consumables in support of product development programs. You will help to design and develop robust, scalable manufacturing processes for consumables used in cutting-edge genomics research and for clinical applications.
Become proficient in consumables fabrication processes (e.g. CVD, spin coat, CMP, wafer bonding); use these processes in the prototyping and piloting of new products.
Collaborate with teammates from Engineering, Research, Quality and Production to develop new manufacturing processes for consumables products used in Company's next-generation sequencing platforms (such as flow cells and microarrays)
Define technical requirements for consumable products
Construct and execute controlled experiments to optimize processes to achieve commercial levels of stability, robustness, and performance
Use systematic problem-solving methods to troubleshoot complex issues related to product quality, stability and robustness. Use project management tools to meet team goals.
Provide assistance with equipment selection and workstation design to meet product quality, throughput and cost requirements.
Conduct clear and concise communication with colleagues and managers through oral updates and written reports.

BS/MS degree with a minimum of 2 years of experience, or PhD with 0 years of experience
Experience with statistics, Statistical Process Control and DOE techniques
Previous wafer bonding or clean-room fabrication equipment experience desirable.
Data analysis, experimental design and critical thinking skills
High level problem solving and reasoning skills required.
Strong communication skills and ability to work as part of a team required.
Motivated, enthusiastic, hard-working, positive individual who desires to be part of a fast-paced, dynamic development environment.
Detail-oriented, organized, with a demonstrated ability to implement complex protocols.