Automation Engineer III-MES

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About the role:

We are seeking an outstanding engineer to join our Consumable Products Development (CPD) Group at 10x Genomics. This is a key position for the commercialization of consumable products associated with Next Generation Sequencing chemistries. As part of the Manufacturing Systems Engineering group, the candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing MES solutions to enable 10x manufacturing of complex reagents and consumables. This is a multi-disciplinary position that will work closely with Product Development, Process Development, QC, Manufacturing, R&D and IT teams to assure that 10x implements world class solutions.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track-record in developing and implementing and testing MES workflows, ideally in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical field. This person should have a broad understanding of industrial automation, lifecycle engineering, business systems and processes. You should love difficult problems, and especially love solving them!


What you will be doing:

Work closely with process development, business development, QC and manufacturing teams to implement and test manufacturing workflows on a commercial MES platform
Troubleshoot MES issues that occur during production hours
Train operators and other personnel on using MES software
Candidate must be willing to travel internationally (5-10%)

Minimum Requirements:

B.S./M.S/PhD. in life science, industrial engineering, chemical engineering, bioengineering or relevant field with a minimum of 3 years post-graduate, industrial experience
Experience developing, implementing and integrating MES and/or LIMS processes in the life science, medical device manufacturing or the pharmaceutical industry
Strong troubleshooting skills
Love of training and teaching
Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multidisciplinary projects
Excellent written, verbal, team and presentation skills
Ability to perform under pressure and adapt to changes (e.g., priorities and timelines)
Desire to build game-changing technologies and impact the world of life science research

Preferred Skills/Experience:

Experience with Opcenter Execution Pharma or any commercial MES
Experience with MES software validation and testing
Experience with custom manufacturing workflows
Desire to be part of a rapidly evolving organization, with compelling technology, and taking products and processes to the next level


About 10x Genomics

At 10x Genomics, accelerating our understanding of biology is more than a mission for us. It is a commitment. This is the century of biology, and the breakthroughs we make now have the potential to change the world.

We enable scientists to advance their research, allowing them to address scientific questions they did not even know they could ask. Our tools have enabled fundamental discoveries across biology including cancer, immunology, and neuroscience.

Our teams are empowered and encouraged to follow their passions, pursue new ideas, and perform at their best in an inclusive and dynamic environment. We know that behind every scientific breakthrough, there is a deep infrastructure of talented people driving the life sciences industry and making it possible for scientists and clinicians to make new strides. We are dedicated to finding the very best person for every aspect of our work because the innovations and discoveries that we enable together will lead to better technologies, better treatments, and a better future. Find out how you can make a 10x difference.

Individuals seeking employment at 10x Genomics are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

10x does not accept unsolicited applicants submitted by third-party recruiters or agencies. Any resume or application submitted to 10x without a vendor agreement in place will be considered unsolicited and property of 10x, and 10x will not pay a placement fee.

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