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Engineer 2 - Process Development - US1

Company: Illumina
Location: San Diego
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

What if the work you did every day could impact the lives of people you know? Or all of humanity?At Illumina, we are expanding access to genomic technology to realize health equity for billions of people around the world. Our efforts enable life-changing discoveries that are transforming human health through the early detection and diagnosis of diseases and new treatment options for patients.Working at Illumina means being part of something bigger than yourself. Every person, in every role, has the opportunity to make a difference. Surrounded by extraordinary people, inspiring leaders, and world-changing projects, you will do more and become more than you ever thought possible.Summary:We are looking for driven, talented Process Engineers to join the Process & Automation Engineering team in the Manufacturing Technology and Transfer (MTT) group. The MTT group works as an integral part of our Consumables Development and Manufacturing teams and is tasked with developing and deploying scalable manufacturing processes of sequencing consumables for high-volume production environments.In this role, the individual will use engineering principles, best practices, and concepts to assist in substrate process development, design, scale-up, improvement, and validation. The individual will also provide technical leadership to new product introduction, and production process development. Additionally, the individual will partner cross-functionally with Product Development, Quality, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and other engineering groups to develop and sustain processes for new sequencing consumables.Responsibilities:1. Participate in consumable product development, manufacturing process development, process and product improvements, and other activities for high volume manufacturing of consumables to sequence genomes.2. Represent Operations needs on development teams for effective transfer of products and processes into manufacturing.3. Work cross functionally with Product Development, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Quality teams to enable operations for launch and high-volume manufacturing.4. Define technical requirements for manufacturing processes and new production equipment.5. Develop understanding of CPM (Critical Parameter Management), construct and execute controlled experiments and including DOEs to optimize processes, troubleshoot yield and quality issues and drive implementation of solutions in a production environment.6. Analyze process test results, issue reports, and make technical recommendations to improve product and process quality.7. Design, develop and source production equipment and materials from vendors to enable high volume manufacturing.8. Author procedures and instructions for new manufacturing processes and train production operators to manufacture product in a GMP environment.9. Lead process/equipment validations, CAPAs, complaint investigations, product and process non-conformances, risk management, and supplier surveillance.10. Utilize expertise in 6-sigma, DFSS, 8D, etc. to troubleshoot product and process issues.Requirements:1. High-level problem solving and reasoning skills are required.2. Demonstrated ability to accomplish goals while working across departments is required.3. Interdepartmental communication skills and documentation skills are required.4. High level computer skills are required.5. Experience with Statistics, Statistical Process Control and DOE techniques is a plus6. Experience with mechanical processes preferred.Listed responsibilities are an essential, but not exhaustive list, of the usual duties associated with the position. Changes to individual responsibilities may occur due to business needsEducation : - B.S., or M.S., or Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering, Material Science, Bioengineering, or similar discipline with 1-3+ years of relevant experience in production support/sustaining and/or process definition and development, design, scale-up, improvement, and validation.
At Illumina, we strive to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace by cultivating an environment in which everyone contributes to our mission. Built on a strong foundation, Illumina has always been rooted in openness, collaboration, and seeking alternative views and perspectives to propel innovation in genomics. We are proud to confirm a zero-net gap in pay, regardless of gender, ethnicity, or race. We also have several Employee Resource Groups (ERG) that deliver career development experiences, increase cultural awareness, and demonstrate our collective commitment to diversity and inclusion in the communities we live and work. 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. If you require accommodation to complete the application or interview process, please contact To learn more, visit:

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