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Principal Engineer, Opto-Mechanical

Company: Rapid Micro Biosystems
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Winning the race to bring new healthcare products safely to a waiting world drives Rapid Micro Biosystems (RMB) to combine todays innovative technologies as never before. Your career at RMB puts you at the center of diverse global teams that span robotics, AI, Machine Learning, imaging, microbiology, and more, re-shaping how urgently needed pharmaceuticals are made, tested, and released for decades to come. The skys the limit. Careers at RMB are fast-moving, with the high growth youd expect from a world leader in microbiology automation. Advancement at RMB affords an opportunity to achieve your personal goals and develop your passions, in an inclusive environment where every employee has the resources and opportunities to hone their skills. Youll do more, learn more, and have the ability to make a profound impact on our business. The Principal Engineer Opto-Mechanical will be a technical leader on the sustaining engineering team. She/he will have responsibility for supporting and the continuous improvements of the reliability of our instrument products. You will have responsibility for creating design specifications, project schedules, cost targets, and the activities required to complete projects. ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

* Identify and execute design improvement projects for in-production products and in-field retrofits. * Provide input on next-generation innovations to improve Design-for-Manufacturability and Quality * Technical ownership of instrument optical subsystems (e.g. imaging, illumination) * Lead reliability improvement and cost reduction design efforts with cross-functional teams. * Maintain 3D CAD models and documentation for operations-requested changes, including supplier changes, manufacturing improvements, and end-of-life management. * Mentors and provides technical guidance to a young, growing team * Execute failure analyses and mitigation activities, utilizing industry best practices such as Six Sigma, Lean, and CAPA. * Maintain effective communication with cross-functional teams, customers, and suppliers for changes and implementation * Create technical documentation to support transfer to production * Develop and maintain procedures, test fixtures, specifications, and train manufacturing, service, suppliers, and other engineers on optics build, alignment, and test processes. * Develop and execute verification and validation testing at component through system levels * Find and participate in the evaluation of new technology, new products, new materials, and their impact on the business * Investigate product issues in support of NCRs and ECOs

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

* BS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent * 10+ years of relevant work experience * Significant experience with optical system design and specification of optomechanical assemblies * Strong interpersonal, written communications, time management, and organizational skills. * Experience with robotic system design including pneumatic actuators and electronic actuation and the integration of custom and off-the-shelf hardware and electronics * Proficiency with MS Office, 3D CAD (Solidworks preferred) * Design for manufacturability across multiple methods (e.g. machining, castings, sheet metal, injection molding) * System testing and design verification experience that includes setting up and conducting tests, data acquisition, and statistical analysis, summarizing data, and writing reports

Nice to Have Skills:

* PCB design

ABOUT RAPID MICRO BIOSYSTEMS: Rapid Micro Biosystems creates, sells, validates, and services innovative products for fast, accurate, and efficient detection of microbial contamination in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, biologics, biotechnology products, medical devices, and personal care products. The companys Growth Directthe first and only growth-based system to automate rapid compendial QC Micro testingensures data integrity, compliance, and operational efficiencies driven by rapid methods and automation. Rapid Micro Biosystems is dedicated to providing groundbreaking technology and products to support companies in their journey to achieve greater reliability, efficiency, and better predictability, ultimately providing higher quality products for improved patient outcomes. Rapid Micro Biosystems is headquartered in Lexington, Massachusetts. Our research & development, and manufacturing operations are located in Lowell, Massachusetts. Additionally, we maintain field offices in Freising, Germany; Switzerland, and Singapore. Equal Opportunity: Rapid Micro Biosystems is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity. Applicants for employment and employees are reviewed on their individual qualifications for a position. Under no circumstances will Rapid Micro Biosystems discriminate against qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religious creed, retaliation, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, mental illness, genetics, choice of health insurance, marital status, age, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable law. Please no phone calls or agencies, please.

Keywords: Rapid Micro Biosystems, Cambridge , Principal Engineer, Opto-Mechanical, Engineering , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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