Manufacturing Technician

94025, West Menlo Park
Feb 27, 2018
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time

The Manufacturing Technician is responsible for building and testing complex third generation DNA sequencing instruments. The primary focus of this responsibility is completing each instrument build on-time and meeting all defined product specifications and quality requirements upon completion. 
Position Requirements:
•    AS Degree in Engineering Technology with 3-5 years of experience in system integration and test of opto-mechanical systems or BS in Mechanical, Electrical, Optical, or Industrial Engineering.
•    Experience aligning laser based optical systems a plus.
•    Experience operating optical and electronic measurement equipment (e.g. power meters, beam profilers, oscilloscopes, DVM’s) required.
•    Must possess the ability to manage schedules independently and complete tasks on-time.
•    Must possess the ability to read, understand, and follow written procedures, build of materials, and mechanical drawings.
•    Must possess the ability to troubleshoot optical, mechanical, electronic, and software issues.
•    Must possess the ability to read and understand software exception messages and logs in order to pinpoint system / calibration issues.
•    Basic UNIX command line usage a plus.
•    Ability to redline manufacturing assembly and alignment documentation a plus.
•    Ability to lift 40lbs.
•    Willingness to work overtime as necessary.