Staff Mechanical Engineer

Job Description
About the role:

We are seeking an outstanding Staff Mechanical Engineer to join the Hardware Engineering group. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in Mechanical Engineering of life sciences equipment with a focus on consumer-facing instruments. Demonstrated experience with SolidWorks and PDM software is required. Previous experience in producing mechanical designs that include instrument packaging experience, chassis design, industrial design, and injection molding of complex parts is a must.


What you will be doing:


Lead responsible for the design, development, and release of mechanical designs for life science instrumentation or medical capital equipment.
Designing pneumatic systems for microfluidic management, including pressure control architecture and the selection of sensors, valves and pumps.
Developing instrument electro-mechanical and structural components
Coordinate designs with other key functions including Assay, Optical, Electrical and System Engineering.
Development of automated fluid and consumables handling automation/robotics.
Proven track record of taking new products from concept through design and into manufacturing.
Thorough understanding and hands-on experience producing mechanical design documentation, in support of releasing new products into manufacturing.
Experience with managing both internal and external (out-sourced) product development efforts.

To be successful, you will need:


Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with 8+ years of experience in life science instrumentation, and/or automation/robotics mechanical design.
Proficient in SolidWorks
Understanding of GD&T and statistical tolerance analysis
Understands basic thermal dynamics, fluid dynamics, and stress analysis.
Working knowledge and understanding of pneumatics is a strong plus
Familiarity with various ideation methodologies and design for manufacturing principles.
Experienced in Supplier Engagement and support, domestic and off-shore
Working knowledge of manufacturing techniques, machining, injection molding and consumables for biotech
Experience working with under ISO 9001
Desire to be part of a rapidly evolving organization, with a 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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