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Engineering Technician

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Engineering Technician

  • 2021-26355
  • Boulder, Colorado, United States

Bio-Rad is looking for an enthusiastic Engineering Technician to support its global organization. You will be part of the innovative Mechanical Engineering Team developing complex solutions for the Next Generation ddPCR instrument systems.  We need a proven techical troubleshooter who gets excited about pushing the boundaries of medical diagnostics, is highly analytical, and sees the big picture needed to evolve a concept into an instrument.

 

You will report directly to the Head of Mechanical Engineering and be part of a larger multi-disciplinary R&D team.  Come join us and be a key player in our next innovative instrument. You will work with engineers, chemists, and molecular biologists to develop integrated chemical and fluidic systems (including droplet-based digital PCR). This work will span from the research stage through product launch. At our Boulder R&D center, you can have big company impact while working at a small, nimble and dynamic site.

Responsibilities

  • Support engineering development activities including but not limited to design, fabrication, assembly, modification, and test of complex electro-mechanical medical instruments, assemblies, and components
  • Build and test R&D prototypes during the engineering development lifecycle
  • Support transfer of development instruments to manufacturing
  • Support test and fixture development for laboratory testing
  • Support Reliability, Verification and Validation Testing
  • Generate test reports, assembly procedures, and troubleshooting guides

Qualifications

  • Associate's degree in an engineering discipline (Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred)
  • Target 5-10+ years of professional experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to perform mechanical, electrical, and/or system level troubleshooting, leading to the identification of root cause and corrective action of instrument failures
  • Demonstrated proficiency with hand tools, precision measurment equipment, soldering, crimping, electrical test equipment, and/or machine tools - machine shop experience a plus
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical drawings and electrical schematics
  • Knowledge of CAD package(s) is preferred
  • Experience working in a regulated environment is preferred
  • Multi-tasking skills and ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment

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BENEFITS & PAY

One of Bio-Rad’s strengths is the diversity of its people. That’s why we are proud to offer a benefits program that allows you to select from a variety of options to best meet the needs of you and your family. Bio-Rad Employee Benefits include PTO and sick leave, $0 monthly premium health insurance, HSA/FSA, short and long term disability, 401k profit sharing, employee stock purchase program, education benefits, student debt relief program, and more!

  • Approx. base pay $28 - $40 per hour
  • Up to $5,000 sign on bonus

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