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The Senior Manufacturing/Process Engineer is responsible for
developing the manufacturing line, planning for scale up to meet
throughput requirements, selecting the equipment that will satisfy
those requirements, validating the equipment, generating risk
management documents, and coordinating with the manufacturing
This position belongs to Microbiology Operating Company nested
within Beckman Coulter and is located in West Sacramento, CA. At
Microbiology as one of the world's leading ID/AST companies, our
vision is to ensure that every patient has access to the right
antibiotic treatment at the right time. You will be an integral
part of the New Product Development Operations team and report to
the R&D Manager.
If you thrive in a fast-paced setting, working with
multi-functional teams and inspiring change describes you - read
In this role, you will have the opportunity to:
- Develop new process workflows, write up functional requirements
for new equipment including throughput, minimum quality levels, #of
FTEs needed to run equipment, cost of consumables, cost of
- Identify candidate vendors, reviews bids, issues
recommendations on equipment selection. Drafts CAR & financial
justification for capital request.
- Work with Manufacturing Engineering group for integration of
new processes with existing processes, impact on existing
operations, Facilities requirements and modifications.
- Manage vendors during equipment build, commissioning, FAT, SAT,
- Maintain technical knowledge of equipment, supports maintenance
and operations in the long-term to maintain equipment performance
and improve it as identified.
The essential requirements of the job include:
- Automation engineering experience, with microtiter plate
- Experience with equipment validation, including writing and
executing protocols, and risk management outputs.
- Ability to write Work Instructions (SOIs), PMs, troubleshooting
guides, train operators & maintenance staff
- Bachelor's degree in Engineering with 5+years of proven
experience, a Master's degree in Engineering with 3+ years of
experience, or a Doctoral degree in Engineering with 0-2 years of
It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience
- Working with microtiter plates
- Lean manufacturing, six sigma, or related expertise
- Coordinating a project with broad cross-functional input
Sacramento is filled with opportunities whether you like
metropolitan, suburban or rural lifestyles the area has all options
available. It has a reasonable cost of living, abundant sunshine
and ethnic diversity. The greater area has professional sports,
museums and entertainment options with a unique blend of history of
the West, not to mention easy access to every outdoor activity
possible from sun and sand to snow. Sitting in the Central Valley,
the metro area is at the forefront of the farm-to-fork movement.
Residents have access to an abundance of fresh, locally sourced
foods from nearby farms, wineries and breweries.
Beckman Coulter offers a broad array of comprehensive,
competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and
their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program, 401K
savings plans, or paid time off; our programs contribute to life
beyond the job. Check out our benefits at danaherbenefitsinfo.com.
We believe you'll like what you see.
At Danaher, we're driven by a sense of wonder for what we can
create-and what we can become. Here, you'll accelerate your career
while driving innovation that improves lives. You'll work hard,
with mentorship from committed leaders, powerful DBS tools, and the
support of a global organization.
If you'd like to learn more, read stories from our associates on
our Careers Blog or contact one of our recruiters.
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