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Staff Microfluidics Product Development Engineer

Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location: Hacienda Heights
Posted on: January 17, 2022

Job Description:

*Job Title: Staff Microfluidics Product Development Engineer **Requisition ID: 173396*Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them.*Division/ Location*Genetic Sciences Division / U.S. - Palo Alto, CaliforniaWithout the need of standard curves, scientists are adopting digital PCR for applications demanding high precision such as rare target quantification, Copy Number Variation (CNV) analysis, and routine QA/QC testing. Thermo Fisher Scientific is building next generation digital PCR platforms to bring absolute quantification to every bench. Come join the rapidly growing franchise and impact science and lives!*How will you make an impact?*Our rapidly growing microfluidics team needs a product development specialist capable of systematically quantifying every aspect of our next generation digital PCR plastic consumable from microstructure dimensions to overall performance. We're seeking a results-oriented technical lead eager to advance new product solutions through product lifecycle stages in a fast-paced environment. *What will you do?** Drive microfluidic consumables development from part design to large-scale manufacturing* Utilize range of analytical measurement tools to establish metrology and quality control methods (e.g. CMM, confocal microscopy, SEM, custom setups, non-optical methods)* Define requirements and technical specifications, systematically design and execute experiments, and ensure reliable product performance* Manage international manufacturing partners* Collaborate cross-functionally with assay and analytical instrumentation development teams to conduct platform-level troubleshooting, analysis, and validation* Lead failure investigations and resolve in a timely manner* Directly engage with Operations to facilitate smooth transition of product into manufacturing* Travel domestically or internationally (expect -15% of the time) to support project needsHow will you get here?*Education** Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering, Plastics Engineering, or related field with 5+ years of industry experience leading product development projects for analytical life science or medical device instrumentation.* Will consider MS with 2+ years, or PhD with 1+ year of industry experience*Experience** Design for Excellence (DFX), product life cycle and risk management, keeper of detailed design records* Part assembly/fixture design and test method development including proficiency in CAD design software is required* Experience with various analytical/metrology instruments to characterize materials and dimensions from microstructures to part assemblies is required* Strong understanding of plastic material systems and microfluidics design and development preferred* Validation of a variety of equipment and processes used to build life science products, particularly ISO 13485 and FDA QSR experience preferred* Technical writing and documentation generation with effective written and verbal communication to a broader team*Knowledge, Skills, Abilities** Must have excellent experimental design, data analysis / visualization, and problem-solving skills, including ability to efficiently evaluate, prioritize and navigate through multiple and changing programs/projects* Has proficient understanding of biotechnology tools, workflows, and chemistry in digital PCR, qPCR, CE Sanger sequencing, microarray, or sample preparation* Has demonstrated successful delivery of RUO and/or IVD products with a detailed understanding of quality systems* Can network across a global matrixed environment* Always innovates with the customer in mindOur global team of more than 80,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit [www.thermofisher.com](http://www.thermofisher.com).Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Keywords: Thermo Fisher Scientific, Hacienda Heights , Staff Microfluidics Product Development Engineer, Engineering , Hacienda Heights, California

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