Equipment Engineer I is responsible for the design, development, implementation, and analysis of technical products and systems. Performs equipment engineering design evaluations. Being an Equipment Engineer I recommends alterations to development and design to improve quality of products and/or procedures. May develop a range of products. Additionally, Equipment Engineer I may assist senior engineers. May require a bachelor’s degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Equipment Engineer I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be an Equipment Engineer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience.
Equipment Engineer Job Description Template
Our company is looking for a Equipment Engineer to join our team.
- Perform routine preventative maintenance and oversee service calls on production instruments as needed;
- Work closely with process engineers to understand equipment interactions and limitations relative to operating specifications;
- Perform regular equipment checks, calibrations and characterization;
- Disassemble, repair, and reassemble equipment according to operating manuals, schematics, blueprints, etc;
- Establish PM strategies and protocols;
- Assume ownership of maintaining and calibrating production tools in accordance with equipment manufacturer specifications;
- Support production as needed.
- Does your flexibility and dedication to succeed support a positive can do attitude?
- Are you able to lead and influence others (suppliers, commercial partners etc)?
- Are you a self-starter with the technical curiosity to learn new things and bring forth new ideas?
- Experience with NGS Sequencers & Fluorescent readers;
- Experience with automated liquid handlers a plus (e.g. Hamilton STAR, Labcyte ECHO);
- BS in Biological Science field or related technical discipline;
- Must be able to work in a clean room environment (lab covering, hairnets, gloves, etc);
- Minimum of 4 years of industry experience in the lab.