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System Engineer

Company: QIAGEN
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

At the heart of QIAGEN's business is a vision to make improvements in life possible.
We are on an exciting mission to make a real difference in science and healthcare. We are still the entrepreneurial company we started out as and have today achieved a size where we can bring our full power to many initiatives and to our presence across the globe.
Our most valuable asset are our employees - more than 6000 in over 35 locations around the world. Our ambition is to ensure we have outstanding and passionate people working in the best teams and we are constantly looking for new talent to join us.
There are few players who have shaped the world of modern science and healthcare as much as QIAGEN, and we have only just started.
If you are looking to advance your career, are seeking new challenges and opportunities, enjoy working in dynamic and international, diverse teams and want to make a real impact on people's lives, then QIAGEN is where you need to be.
Join us. At QIAGEN, you make a difference every day.
Position Description
An R&D (Systems) Engineer position is available immediately. In this critical role, you will play an integral part in all aspects of systems development - requirements definition/design/development of electromechanical systems and sub-systems, integration/troubleshooting of electromechanical systems and manufacturing processes, development of V&V and quality test protocols as well as reliability testing for real-time control systems, encompassing modules for thermal control, fluorescence detection, fluidic manipulation, precision motion control and liquid handling. You will coordinate the proper interpretation of complex specifications and performance characteristics & communicate technical/commercial issues promptly.
- Requirements definition & development of software controlled electromechanical sub-assemblies and overall system.
- Define and lead execution of design control activities compliant with FDA QS and IVDD/IVDR within the Systems Development group.
- Assistance with overall project management.
- Troubleshoot sub-system & system failures.
- Develop manufacturing and quality testing protocols.
- Assist with risk management activities.
- Support engineering validation effort on a range of components as needed.
Position Requirements
- BS in an engineering discipline (or B.S. with additional experience) with 2-4 years of experience with increasing responsibility.
- Experience with complex software-controlled electromechanical instrument development and automation.
- A background in working with assay development groups & leading efficient transfer of biochemical assays on to automated platforms is highly desired.
- Working experience in in-vitro diagnostics environment is a strong plus.
- Outstanding scientific, communication and organizational skills are a must.
- Should be comfortable with handling bio-hazardous materials (training provided).
- Experience in hazard analysis and overall risk management.
- Experience using defect tracking systems.
- Ability to take lead in facilitating collaboration between project manager and engineering team as needed.
- Experience in analyzing, and repairing IVD or robotic instruments.
Personal Requirements
QIAGEN requires proof of full COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment for new hires in all U.S. states other than Montana effective as of September 1, 2021. New hires and candidates will be required to present proof of full COVID-19 vaccination within three business days of start date or upon entry into the office (i.e., for interviews), whichever comes first. QIAGEN complies with applicable laws regarding the confidentiality of employee health information and the reasonable accommodation of individuals with disabilities and/or sincerely held religious beliefs. Candidates who require accommodation should contact . This policy is part of QIAGEN's ongoing efforts to support public health efforts and to ensure the safety and-well-being of its employees, customers, business partners, and community.
What we offer
At the heart of QIAGEN are our people who drive our success. We act with passion, always challenging the status quo to drive innovation and continuous improvement. We inspire with our leadership and make an impact with our actions. We create a collaborative, safe and engaging workplace which forms the basis for high performing individuals and teams. We drive accountability and entrepreneurial decision-making and want you to excel your growth and shape the future of QIAGEN.
QIAGEN is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), sex stereotyping (including but not limited to assumptions about a person's appearance or behavior, gender roles, gender expression, or gender identity), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law.

Keywords: QIAGEN, Ann Arbor , System Engineer, Other , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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