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3 Dec 2021

Full-Time Senior Mechanical Engineer

Stealth Mode Startup – Biotech Company – Posted by stealthmodestartup Newark, California, United States

Job Description

High growth, pre-IPO company in stealth mode

Join a rapidly growing company that is developing ground-breaking genomics technologies that will push the boundaries in the clinical, life sciences research and therapeutic fields. We are well-funded by global top-tier investors, including venture capital firms and growth equity investors. Our team brings together unique and diverse expertise across multiple disciplines, from healthcare and life sciences, to engineering, to technology and software and beyond.  We are a collaborative group of more than 200 employees, including successful entrepreneurs, hardware and software engineers, genomics and biotechnology experts, molecular and computational biologists, software and algorithm experts, and operations and commercial leaders. Play an important role in the development and commercialization of technology and products that will accelerate our understanding of life, biology and disease and transform large industries.

We are looking for a highly motivated Senior Mechanical Engineer to join our team!

The Senior Mechanical Engineer will lead initiatives for improving the reliability, performance, efficiency, and user experience of a novel life sciences instrument. The instrument is multidisciplinary, involving thermal systems, fluidics, machine design (motors, bearings, stages, etc.), and bio-chemical processes. This position will require a broad engineering skillset, significant hands-on work, and excellent organization/communication skills. The Senior ME will also take a leadership role at the company by defining future design initiatives, managing long term schedules, and working closely with the systems and manufacturing teams to achieve performance metrics.

How You’ll Contribute

  • Identify, define, and prioritize design improvements for improved reliability, performance, efficiency, and user experience based on high-level company goals
  • Lead design, prototype, build, and testing of mechanical, robotic, fluidic and thermal components and assemblies
  • Generate drawings and develop work instructions for transfer to manufacturing
  • Work with systems and manufacturing engineering team to plan the testing and rollout of new designs
  • Provide guidance to junior mechanical engineers
  • Support the integration of designs with biological and chemical processes, software and electrical systems
  • Work with external engineering consultants, vendors and manufacturing partners

Qualifications and skills

  • BS/MS in Mechanical engineering
  • 5-8 years of relevant experience
  • Proficient with CAD and FEA (SolidWorks preferred)
  • Experience with the full product life cycles from prototyping to production
  • Experience with design for manufacture
  • Strong knowledge of mechanical engineering fundamentals
  • Experience managing projects and/or small teams
  • Hands-on style, with excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a fast-paced, interdisciplinary environment
  • Programming/data analysis skills (Python, MATLAB) a plus
  • Willing to commute to Newark, CA

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 40 days.

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