Assistant Development Engineer - UCLA Department of Bioengineering The Assistant Development Engineer will perform and supervise the performance of engineering for laboratory and experimental facilities in the Bioengineering Dept, and will also conduct research on systems-level characterization of cell response. Responsibilities include cell culture and characterization, standard molecular biology techniques (ELISA, western blotting, protein expression and purification, cloning), and coordinating interactions with other labs. Duties also include maintaining laboratory infrastructure, sourcing and procuring supplies, documenting protocols, supervision and training of students on equipment and laboratory techniques. The ability to independently create new optimized protocols (and for new instrumentation), evaluate their feasibility, maintain organized records, give advice to PIs on these designs is essential.
Manufacturing Engineer Duties: The primary scope of this role is to ensure production attainment through technical troubleshooting, process controls, equipment maintenance, and technician support. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following: -Process ownership to ensure manufacturing processes remain in a validated state and yields products that adhere to all specifications, requirements, and controls -Technical ownership to perform formal and/or informal root cause investigation and corrective action of product, equipment, material, or process mon-conformances, anomalies, observations, etc. -Technician support- Availability to technicians to answer technical questions, provide guidance, and receive feedback. -Identifies and implements initiatives that improve customer facing quality, reliability, or cost reduction. -Identifies and implements initiatives that improve manufacturing yield, cycle time, supplier performance, flow, operator safety & ergonomics, process simplicity, clarity, repeatability, and robustness -Provides on-going oversight and assurance that production equipment is properly maintained, safe, and in a state of control at all times -Serves as a subject matter expert at specific product development phases for DFM, process development, and capability assessment reviews.
Skills: -Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering (Mechanical or Industrial preferred) or scientific field -1+ years' experience preferred in an engineering role within Medical Device Operations or Manufacturing environment, entry level with no prior experience acceptable.
A quick summary of the job is as follows: Client: Alcon/Novartis Job Number : Req#7506390 Position: Entry Level - Manufacturing Engineer Location : Irvine, CA Duration: 1 Year with possible long-term extension on W2 Working Hours Per Week 40.00 Working Hours Per Day 8.00