Basic Function and Scope of the Position:
As an Equipment Engineer, you will provide technical leadership in sequencing system sustaining efforts in a high volume, consumables environment. You will troubleshoot and define and perform preventative maintenance on optical, mechanical, electrical and fluidics systems. You will work to improve equipment uptime and reliability. You will work/lead new product introduction(NPI) and equipment performance/reliability improvement projects. You will apply Engineering principles in troubleshooting manufacturing and equipment process issues.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
Provide maintenance, troubleshooting and process support to a high volume manufacturing organization,
Define and perform preventative maintenance on optical, mechanical, electrical and fluidics systems,
Use mechanical, optical, fluidics and organic chemistry knowledge to troubleshoot manufacturing process and equipment issues, as they arise,
Perform basic computer/software troubleshooting,
Document PM/recovery procedures and best known methods for equipment to allow more efficient troubleshooting,
Provide and maintain preventive maintenance specifications for equipment to meet ISO requirements and Quality Systems,
Train other technicians and production personnel on procedure, process and equipment changes,
Work in a team environment to improve equipment reliability and uptime,
Develop or source alternative replacement for obsoleted parts and execute changes through change management,
On Day/night shift, provide maintenance and process support to a high volume manufacturing organization,
Construct and execute controlled experiments (including DOE's) to address equipment-related yield and quality issues and drives implementation of solutions in a production environment to meet production goals,
Participate in continuous improvement programs to optimize equipment performance.
Preferred Educational Background:
Bachelor Degree in Electrical, electronics, Mechanical or mechatronics engineering. Or Diploma in Engineering with at least 9 year(s) relevant experience
Preferred Experiential Background:
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in high volume manufacturing environment preferred.
Strong demonstrated mechanical aptitude and problem solving abilities are required.
Experience in writing procedures and training is required.
Basic computer troubleshooting skills are required.
Good interdepartmental communication skills and documentation skills are required.
Demonstrated ability to work independently is required.
Candidate preferably has experience with opto/mechanical/electrical systems, fluidics and organic chemistry processes (preferably DNA).
Experience with Statistical Process Control and DOE techniques is a plus.
Experience in GDP & cGMP work environment,
Experience in ISO 13485 and ISO9K requirements.
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