Engineer - Laboratory Automation
Passionate about precision medicine and advancing the healthcare industry?
Recent advancements in underlying technology have finally made it possible for AI to impact clinical care in a meaningful way. Tempus' proprietary platform connects an entire ecosystem of real-world evidence to deliver real-time, actionable insights to physicians, providing critical information about the right treatments for the right patients, at the right time.
We are looking for a Laboratory Automation Engineer to be a part of the lab Process Engineering and Automation group, a team responsible for the innovation, development, validation and implementation of new methodologies aimed at making our processes more robust and efficient.
What You’ll Do:
Function in a highly collaborative and autonomous team designing and implementing new processes and improvements to existing processes.
Develop bespoke protocols or methods for Tecan liquid handlers using Tecan FluentControl and other lab automation equipment in cooperation with R&D staff
Perform experimentation to test and validate new methodologies.
Investigate non-conformances through RCA and DMAIC, perform/recommend corrective and preventive actions
Ensure successful technology transfer via process engineering input through the design process for requirements and PQ testing
Communicate clearly with laboratory staff and become familiar with protocols in order to fully understand the needs of the procedures
Identify areas that are error-prone and research innovative approaches for practical prevention
Access is available to 3D printers, electronics tools and other resources to aid in developing novel solutions where appropriate.
Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Automation, Biology or a related discipline, Master’s is a plus
Minimum 3 years experience in a physical automation or adjacent role
Experience developing methods on liquid handling equipment, Tecan experience in particular is a plus
Applicants should be organized, detailed and autonomous
Applicants should have an interest in developing a broad range of technical skills and a willingness to engage in many varied projects
We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.