Process Engineer 2

Organization: 
Illumina
Job Location: 
San Diego
Salary: 
DOE
Job Description: 

As a Process Engineer 2 in our Sequencing Reagent Test lab, you will serve as a technical resource with regards to sequencing issues and advise team members on development matters as needed. You will provide technical leadership in new process introduction and process development, improvement and sustaining efforts in a high-throughput genomics facility.

You will collaborate with R & D, Quality, Production and Informatics groups to develop processes for new products and sustain and improve processes for existing products.

Job duties include but are not limited to:
• Troubleshoot production line issues related to yield, quality and throughput. Use systematic problem-solving methods to address issues. Use project management tools to meet team goals.
• Perform analyses of current processes, identify gaps and deficiencies. Construct and execute controlled experiments (including DOEs) to optimize processes to ensure output of high-quality genomic data in a high-throughput genomics facility. Lead implementation of solutions in a production environment.
• Create and publish automated reports of key production metrics.
• Create analysis tools to speed investigations and facilitate continuous improvement.
• Participate on cross-functional teams with R&D, Production, Quality and Customer Solutions to develop and transfer new processes/products to Production and enhance their robustness. Provide technical leadership while representing Sequencing Reagent Test’s interests on development teams.
• Define technical requirements and write procedures to enable production to process product.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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About Our Organization: 

Illumina is a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of life science tools and integrated systems for large-scale analysis of genetic variation and function. These systems are enabling studies that were not even imaginable just a few years ago, and moving us closer to the realization of personalized medicine. With rapid advances in technology taking place, it is mission-critical to offer solutions that are not only innovative, but flexible, and scalable, with industry-leading support and service. We strive to meet this challenge by placing a high value on collaborative interactions, rapid delivery of solutions, and meeting the needs of our customers.

Our customers include a broad range of academic, government, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and other leading institutions around the globe.