Opto-mechanical Technician

  • Stealth Mode Startup Biotech
  • Newark, CA, USA
  • Jan 07, 2022
Full time Biotech

Job Description

High growth, pre-IPO company in stealth mode

Join a rapidly growing company that is developing ground-breaking genomics technologies that will push the boundaries in the clinical, life sciences research and therapeutic fields. We are well-funded by global top-tier investors, including venture capital firms and growth equity investors. Our team brings together unique and diverse expertise across multiple disciplines, from healthcare and life sciences, to engineering, to technology and software and beyond.  We are a collaborative group of more than 200 employees, including successful entrepreneurs, hardware and software engineers, genomics and biotechnology experts, molecular and computational biologists, software and algorithm experts, and operations and commercial leaders. Play an important role in the development and commercialization of technology and products that will accelerate our understanding of life, biology and disease and transform large industries.

We are looking for a highly motivated Opto-mechanical Technician to join our team!

How You’ll Contribute

  • Build, align, and test production opto-mechanical sub-systems 
  • Collaborate in the development of manufacturing instructions from existing revisions to assemble, align, optimize and test optical components, assemblies, and sub-systems
  • Suggest method and procedure improvements to facilitate the manufacturing process to ensure efficient and consistent production quality
  • Collect measurements and other critical information during builds and testing
  • Document device history (serial numbers, pass/fail data, deviations, etc.)
  • Identify opportunities for method, costs, quality, and improvements

Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • Associate degree in Engineering, Physics, or Electrical Engineering is preferred and equivalent experience will be taken into consideration
  • 2 years of relevant experience in manufacturing of complex assemblies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Collaborative attitude and eagerness to work on a highly multi-disciplinary team 
  • Desire to learn complex mechanical concepts and apply them during assembly, alignment, and test processes
  • Strong problem solving, validation and characterization skills; ability and willingness to adapt quickly to new challenges in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience building, aligning, and testing complex optical mechanical systems
  • Willingness to learn the above through on the job training and/or self-study
  • Hands on experience with hand tools and familiar with manufacturing best practices (5S)

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