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Engineer 1 - Process Development

Illumina, Inc.
San Diego, CA 92101
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This role will be responsible for providing process support to a manufacturing area. This individual would take ownership of the processes and using the skills of continuous process improvement to improve throughput, quality, and reduce costs of product manufacture.


  • Drive troubleshooting, failure analysis, root cause analysis, issues closure and corrective action processes as required.
  • Develop requirements, experiments/DOEs, and help with transfer capabilities from one platform to another
  • Sustain the performance of liquid handling robotics in manufacturing and identify opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Work with the team to implement Process Control
  • Excellence initiatives in manufacturing
  • Work with the product development engineers and scientists to expand understanding of the current platform and help drive new product and processes innovations


  • Work experience in the biotech, pharmaceutical or chemical industries is desirable
  • Experience with chemical processes (preferably related to nucleotide production) preferred
  • Experience with Statistical Process Control and DOE techniques is a plus
  • Experience with high volume manufacturing in a high tech, high volume consumables industry is a plus
  • Validation and controlled document environment experience is desirable
  • High level computer skills are required
  • Experience with product development processes and project management is a plus
  • Good interdepartmental communication skills and documentation skills are required
  • Demonstrated ability to accomplish goals while working across departments is required
  • Create test plans for equipment and software that have stated use cases, requirements and specifications
  • Troubleshoot and resolve mechanical and instrumentation problems
  • Ability to evaluate and test new automation technologies/platforms
  • Experience working as a member of a process/product development team, developing high-reliable solutions according to specifications and timelines

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

Illumina believes that everyone has the ability to make an impact, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information. If you require accommodation to complete the application or interview process, please contact accommodations@illumina.com. To learn more, visit: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

Posted: 2019-11-23 Expires: 2019-12-22
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