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Quality Inspector Engineering Technician (Menlo Park, CA)

Kelly Services
Menlo Park, CA 94025
**Engineering Technician (Menlo Park, CA)**

Monday - Friday; day shift

Temporary Assignment until June 2021, possible extension


Our client is an exciting biomedical company that has developed an innovative, proprietary, point-of-care molecular diagnostics platform - they have also recently developed a rapid COVID-19 assay test that runs on this platform.? We enable rapid testing across a wide range of healthcare settings. They are growing quickly to address the pandemic. Come and join us to make a significant impact during this public health crisis. Contribute and be a significant team member as we develop other assays and launch other pipeline products in the infectious disease area.


Our visionary team combines depth of experience with passion to deliver. Our pioneering tests are designed to enable caregivers to quickly detect infectious organisms and enable individualized care. From the doctors office to the hospital bedside, to remote care settings, we are re-defining the treatment of infectious diseases.


They are committed to excellence in advancing improved health outcomes. This commitment, along with a dynamic team culture, drives our mission to develop and commercialize novel approaches.


As a valued member of our engineering team, you will join a group of highly engaged, focused, and collaborative engineers to manage hardware delivery timelines. You will be critical to ensuring the Consumable is built efficiently, and with a quality mindset.


Position Responsibilities:


+ Support the engineering group with testing in the lab from development through production

+ Support integration and verification activities through part and instrument inspection and testing

+ Support engineering process development with internal sample production and process control experiments.

+ Organize the engineering laboratory including maintaining the stock of hand tools, fasteners, fluidic fittings and electrical components.

+ Maintain engineering tool calibration log and coordinating with external calibration vendors.

+ Ensure that safe laboratory practices are followed, and safety tools and equipment are available.

+ Support product development with assembly instruction feedback including design and process revisions, and creating fixtures to improve product manufacturability.


Qualifications Education and Experience:


+ Minimum of 1-2 years experience working in the engineering lab environment supporting research and development engineers with part fabrication, mechanical hardware and electrical cable assembly and test.

+ Expert experience working with mechanical fabrication and assembly tools including basic machine shop equipment.

+ Minimum of 2 years hands-on experience assembling and debugging bench top and prototype instruments from engineering sketches and preliminary documentation.

+ Understanding of basic fluidic, pneumatic, electrical and mechanical design principles.

+ Experience operating and maintaining sophisticated engineering equipment including 3D printers, laser cutters, laser welders and optical inspection microscopes.

+ Familiarity with lab safety protocols and the materials and tools required for the lab environment.

+ Regular hands-on experience completing assembly and testing tasks, including test data files, engineering drawings, assembly procedures and specifications.


Essential Functions


+ Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


Work Environment


+ The essential functions of the job are usually performed in an environmentally controlled facility where the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

+ This position may involve a combination of office and biotechnology laboratory environments.

+ The employee may be exposed to hazardous chemicals, and automated equipment.


Physical Demands


+ The employee spends from 90 of the time in the lab which may involve standing or sitting.

+ The remaining time the employee is writing and documenting or participating in internal meetings.

+ Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Position Type and Expected Hours of Work


+ This is a full-time position.

+ Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week.


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2021-02-12 Expires: 2021-03-15

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