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Process Engineer (Consumables)

San Jose, California
Job Type
15 Feb 2021
Job DetailsLevelExperiencedJob LocationSan Jose - San Jose, CAPosition TypeFull TimeEducation LevelBachelor's DegreeTravel PercentageUp to 10%Job ShiftDayJob CategoryOperationsDescriptionBy joining the Bio-Techne team you will have an impact on future cutting-edge research. Bio-Techne, and all of its brands, provides tools for researchers in Life Sciences and Clinical Diagnostics.Position Summary:The Process Engineer will support the rapid growth of Consumables production within the San Jose ProteinSimple site. The successful applicant will support and engage with members of the Consumables Manufacturing team, as well as a multidisciplinary team of engineers and scientists, to sustain and support capillary coating and fluid dispensing processes. Key Responsibilities:Technical leader and decision maker for surface coating and fluid dispensing production processesPlan validation exercises (Design of Experiments, FMEA) to demonstrate initial feasibility as well as manufacturing capabilitySupport and sustain manufacturing processes using good problem solving skillsImprove process robustness using production control and lean manufacturing principlesWorking knowledge of chemical mixtures, polymers and buffersFamiliarity with reagents and containment (vials, bottles, plates, sealers)Experience with use of equipment used in biotech production (motion control, liquid dispense, freeze drying, integrated electromechanical systems)Track record in programming, setup, operation and troubleshooting of semi-automated equipmentDetermine scale-up needs and execute projects to maintain growth trajectoryFamiliarity with Product Lifecycle Management, creating and submitting Change Orders, SOP's, BoM's, and production documentation. Skills and Abilities:Experience with analytical equipment and assays, small scale plumbing process piping/lines and valves.Familiarity with handling hazardous materials, solvents, high pressure systemsSilane/ surface chemistry experience is a plusPossesses high integrity and exceptional work ethic. Fosters mutual trust and respect, and is a team playerEager to train and give guidance to other employeesExcellent communication and presentation skillsQualificationsEducation and Experience:Bachelor's or advanced Degree in Engineering or Science (Chemical, Mechanical or BioEngineering, Chemistry or relevant field)3+ years experience in a support role (Process Science/ Manufacturing Engineer) in a biotech manufacturing environmentExperience with ISO9001, GMP or ISO13485 Quality Management System standards and requirements for release of biotech products
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  • Job Reference: 232034893-2
  • Date Posted: 15 February 2021
  • Recruiter: Bio-Techne
  • Location: San Jose, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent