Sr Engineer - Process Development, Substrates NPI - 6841BR

Organization
Illumina, Inc.
Job Location
San Diego, CA 92122
Job Description

All About Us

Do you want to make a difference? Illumina’s mission is to improve human health by unlocking the power of the genome. If that inspires you, let’s talk. We’ve built a culture fueled by innovation, collaboration and openness, and established ourselves as the global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies. Our people and our technology change lives by driving advancements in life sciences, oncology, reproductive health, agriculture and other emerging markets. We are deeply passionate about what we do, because we know that our work has the power to improve lives.

We’re an established company with a track record of phenomenal growth. Our revenue grew from $10 million in 2002 to approximately $2.2 billion in 2015. Our growth isn’t just revenue, we’ve been hiring the best and the brightest. Perhaps that’s why MIT has ranked Illumina near the top of its World’s Smartest Companies list three years running, including #1 in 2014. If you thrive in a brilliant, fast-paced, and mission-driven environment, Illumina is the place for you – imagine the possibilities.
 
 
Position Summary:
We are looking for driven, talented Process Engineers to join our growing Life Cycle Management (LCM) group. The LCM group works as an integral part of our Consumables Development and Manufacturing process and is tasked with increasing quality and yield within our high volume production environments. The individual will provide technical leadership to new product introduction, and production process development. Additionally, s/he will partner cross-functionally with R & D, Quality, Production, Supply Chain, and other engineering groups to develop and sustain processes for new products.
 
All About You
 
Responsibilities:
 
• Participate in consumables development, process development, definition and improvement, and other activities in the making of consumable products or support of processes/equipment used to sequence genomes.
• Troubleshoot new product process issues related to yield, quality and throughput.
• Construct and execute controlled experiments (including DOE's) to optimize processes, address yield and quality issues and drive implementation of solutions into a production environment to meet project goals.
• Analyze process test results, issue reports and make technical recommendations.
• Work cross functionally with R&D, Manufacturing and Quality to design and develop a robust high volume processes for new products based on CPM (Critical Parameter Management).
• Represent Operations needs on development teams.
• Work cross functionally with Supply Chain, and Manufacturing to enable operations of volume manufacturing.
• Design and develop or source production equipment, and work cross functionally with EHS and Facilities to establish safe production processes.
• Define technical requirements and write procedures to process product.
• Work on teams to develop and transfer new processes/products to production and enhance their robustness.

Requirements:
 
• Work experience in the biotech, pharmaceutical or semiconductor industries is desirable.
• High level problem solving and reasoning skills required.
• Experience with chemical processes (preferably organic) preferred.
• Experience with statistics, Statistical Process Control and DOE techniques is a plus.
• Experience with high volume production in a high tech, high volume consumables industry is a plus.
• High level computer skills are required. Intermediate level programming knowledge is a plus.
• Experience with product development processes and project management is a plus.
• Good interdepartmental communication skills and documentation skills are required.
• Demonstrated ability to accomplish goals while working across departments is required.

Education and Experience:
 
• B.S./M.S. in Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or Material Science with 5+ years of relevant experience in production support/sustaining and/or process definition and development, design, scale-up, improvement and validation.
• PhD in Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnical Engineering, Bioinformatics, Manufacturing Engineering, Materials Science or Physical Chemistry with 2-4 years of relevant experience in production support/sustaining and/or process definition and development, design, scale-up, improvement and validation.

Illumina believes that everyone has the ability to make an impact, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information. 
 

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