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Senior Process Development Engineer - RT

Absolute Opportunities
Santa Clara, California, United States
March 23, 2019


Senior Process Development Engineer - RT

Santa Clara,California

We are seeking a Senior Process Development Engineer, Nanopore Platform Development, to improve process reliability and reproducibility in collaboration with the design engineering teams for the consumable device by developing a high-volume manufacturing workflow for flow cell on chip-on-board assemblies, etch-treatment equipment development, sealing, labeling and packaging processes.


Develop an integrated manufacturing process throughout an international supply chain including development of in-process characterization and auto, process recipe optimization, shipping between vendors and establishment of incoming and outgoing procedures at vendors

Support quality compliance, MFG system test, and process improvement projects

Executing failure analysis investigations, risk impact assessment and root cause investigations

Generating technical documents, including IQ/OQ/PQ, SOPs, URS, Design and Functional Specification, Executed FAT and Site Acceptance Testing (SAT) verification, as well as final reports

Support the coordination between internal and external resources for product transfer

Responsible for collaborating/guiding fixture developers to design and implement new or improved MFG tools/fixtures into supplier manufacturing lines.

Interface with design engineering to decide cavitation requirements for production tooling, qualification and development plan, execution of plan and report

Develop/iterate incoming/outgoing inspection documentation, procedures, specification and implement at suppliers

Drive continuous improvement plan (CIP), design for manufacturability (DFM) projects for quality improvement and cost reduction

Creation and development of SPC tracking, yield pareto charts and other in-line metrics in collaboration with Yield Engineering

Support field and internal investigations

Craft process recipe matrices in support of yield, reliability, efficiency and quality improvements

Good organizational and planning skills.

Ability to work independently and with others as a team.

Able to travel local and overseas

Travel for this role is 25% - 30% domestically and internationally.



Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (Submission Summary)

1. B.S. in Engineering, Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, or related field with minimum 3 years of experience

2. Prefer experience with lab equipment and instruments involving liquid and gases

3. Familiar with fluid and pneumatics circuits from schematics readings, P&ID’s troubleshooting, components assembly and testing including microcontroller and basic PLC knowledge.

4. Strong vendor communication capability both domestically and international

5. Prefer experience with statistical data analysis using JMP, python or R

6. Willingness to collaborate in a multi-disciplinary environment within a Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) group

7. Prefer familiarity with board schematics, BOMs and test instrumentations

8. Experience using automated inspection instruments

9. Salary Expectation?

10. Authorized to work in the US without sponsorship

11. Complete Current Address?