Senior Manufacturing Technician

Pacific Biosciences
Job Location
1380 Willow Road
Menlo Park, AR 94025
Job Description

Pacific Biosciences is seeking a talented Senior Manufacturing Technician to assemble, align, test and calibrate complex opto-mechanical and electro-mechanical subassemblies and systems. 

The primary focus of the Senior Manufacturing Technician will be building and testing subassemblies and complex third generation DNA sequencing systems, while at the same time investigating ways to improve the design and test for manufacturability. 
Assisting with continual manufacturing improvement is also the responsibility of the Senior Manufacturing Technician, highlighting process improvements, redlining documents and providing feedback to manufacturing engineers.


•    An AS Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Optical Engineering with 5 years of experience in precision Opto-Mechanical assembly or system integration is required.
•    Experience operating optical and electronic measurement equipment (e.g. power meters, beam profilers, oscilloscopes, DVM’s) required.
•    Experience with build and test of both free space and fiber laser system is desired.
•    Experience performing failure analysis on and repair / upgrade of optomechanical subassemblies is desired 
•    Must be able to redline manufacturing assembly and alignment documentation.
•    Must possess the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and deliver on commit dates.
•    Must possess the ability to use Agile PLM, follow written work instructions, accurately record build data and communicate issues in a clear and concise fashion
•    Must possess the ability to troubleshoot optical, mechanical, electronic, and software issues in a concise and timely manner.
•    Familiarity working in an ISO 9001 or ISO 13485 environments preferred.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability, gender identity, and sexual orientation.

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