Complete Genomics designs and implements complex instrument systems to automate the many phases of Genomic DNA sample preparation and sequencing. We seek a new Director of Consumables Hardware, reporting to the VP of Engineering, which will oversee a team comprising members from a variety of engineering and scientific disciplines.
The Challenge: In this position, you will be responsible for the concept, definition, design, development, verification and validation of novel flow cells based on Complete Genomics’ proprietary DNA Nanoball Array technology. The challenge is to ensure the design meets the cost and production volume requirements while flawlessly executing complex chemical processes associated with multiple applications within Complete Genomics’ suite of genomic analyses.
Your Experience: Proven successes in the development, and transfer to volume production, low cost consumables; preferably incorporating semiconductor based substrates mated with fluidics systems. Demonstrated ability to define system requirements; analyze concepts for reliability and ease of use, and develop those concepts into functional prototypes, pilot and production units in a cross functional team environment.
Your Leadership Skills: Open communication style. Ability to thrive in a dynamic, cross functional environment. Ability to prioritize system requirements and work across group boundaries to meet milestones for the best overall project successes. Proven leadership in a team environment.