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Principal Engineer

Company: SciPro
Location: Emeryville
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

SciPro has partnered with an exciting and successful early-stage biotechnology company looking to bring a strong Mechanical Engineering leader into their space to design and create their own lab automation and robotics that will enable the implementation of enzymatic DNA synthesis at scale.
Join a multidisciplinary team of colleagues focused on creating revolutionary technology to create breakthroughs within the scientific world. Bring your real self to work every day; grow and learn from a talented team of engineering professionals; and contribute your passion, creativity, and energy to our mission. Our client embraces diversity of thought, expertise, and background; we share a fearless pursuit of ground-breaking innovations; and their employees learn from each other and succeed as a team.
Responsibilities--- Lead a team of 3-4 engineers to construct an automated electromechanical system capable of automated enzymatic DNA synthesis--- Generate designs, create prototypes and assemble robust instruments for manufacturing DNA--- Regular meetings with the R&D team to gather, update and test design requirements--- Lead design reviews, FMEA and other activities to de-risk design concepts--- Generate BOMs and engineering documentation to ensure robustness and reproducibility during prototyping process--- Participate in troubleshooting any problems that arise during operation--- Mentor engineers with less experience to provide career growth opportunities
Experience--- BS, MS or PhD in Mechanical or Mechantronics engineering--- 8+ years of hands-on engineering experience in biotech, robotics, or similar industries--- 2-3 years team or project leader experience--- Demonstrated history of bringing concepts from ideas to finished prototypes--- Desire to work in a fast-paced environment--- Hands-on experience with 3-axis gantry systems for precise positioning is a requirement--- Experience with thermal control, motion control and microfluidics is a requirement--- Familiarity with machining and 3D-printing with tight tolerances for rapid prototyping is preferred--- Basic programming skills is a plus
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