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The Sr. Equipment Engineer is part of the equipment engineering team who provides expertise, service, and support to San Diego Illumina headquarters by maintaining equipment at world class levels in a fast pace regulated environment and providing high level reliability exceeding Illumina’s dynamic development and manufacturing demands. The Sr. Equipment Engineer will support the day to day manufacturing equipment maintenance operations by owing a small subsystem or a significant portion of a larger subsystem, with oversight. This individual will work in a dynamic team-oriented environment that supports multiple operations and technologies helping Illumina deliver its highly complex product pipeline in a reliable and sustainable manner.
Able to lead investigation and resolution of technical problems within own discipline, with oversight
Able to manage vendors and engineering contractors on a technical level for component delivery
Able to plan activities of allocated project scope with guidance and prioritization of daily activities/assignments to supporting team members while maintaining project schedule.
Able to represent discipline for a small or leveraged product.
Develop and implement procedures to reduce or eliminate sources of systematic equipment failures
Execute small to medium scale projects including ownership of all deliverables, with guidance.
Generate standard operating procedures/Work instructions
Mentors supporting engineers on technical skills in one's area of expertise
Owns a small subsystem or a significant portion of a larger subsystem, with oversight.
Owns specific activities towards functional development.
Use optical, mechanical, electrical, and or fluidics knowledge to perform equipment troubleshooting.
Role model in a team environment to improve equipment reliability and uptime.
While performing the duties of this job, is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, climb stairs/ladders, kneel, crouch, or wear safety gear. Must regularly lift and / or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Ability to learn and understand component level failures in large instruments
Ability to operate in a fast pace environment, adapt to changes in priority, and redirect efforts as necessary.
Ability to use Microsoft Office and Windows
Advanced data collection (R, Python, shell/batch), hands-on skills and able to summarize results
Advanced electronics trouble-shooting including reading of schematics
Computer trouble-shooting and repair (preferred experience with Microsoft Windows)
Excellent math and analytical skills
Excellent verbal and written documentation skills in English
Experience working in a clinically regulated environment is highly desirable
Experience working in a high-volume manufacturing environment maintaining production equipment
Highly knowledgeable of optical/mechanical/electrical and or fluidic systems
Knowledge of machine language (PLC, HMI, I/O)
Knowledge of GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) would be a plus
Work experience in Life Sciences / Pharmaceutical / Medical Devices industries would be an advantage
Travel up to 10%
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 needs.
5+ years of related experience with a bachelor’s degree; or 3 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD without experience; or equivalent work experience