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Electromechanical Instrumentation Engineer

Company: LumaCyte LLC
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Overview LumaCyte, a biotechnology instrumentation designer and manufacturer located in Charlottesville, Virginia is growing! Our mission is to provide researchers with transformational diagnostic tools that accelerate medical and pharmaceutical discoveries through novel single cell analysis and sorting. We provide hardware and software solutions that enable cell biologists, biomedical researchers, biopharmaceutical, and CDMO organizations to advance their processes and accelerate the delivery of life saving treatments and cures. LumaCytes patented technology, Laser Force CytologyTM, has broad and deep applicability across the life sciences sector with strong adoption in the vaccine and cell and gene therapy arenas. We are a company built on innovation with a strong focus on team, where everyone comes together to advance our mission of accelerating scientific discoveries and breakthroughs. Our company is searching for an experienced, reliable, and detail-oriented Electromechanical Instrumentation Engineer. In this role, the instrumentation engineer will be responsible for performing a variety of duties across instrument manufacturing and R&D. This individual should embrace and enjoy the energy of a rapidly growing company and thrive in a team based environment. The ideal candidate is highly self-motivated, professional, and capable of managing their workload and prioritizing tasks. We are looking for someone who loves the opportunity to wear many hats, embraces times of ambiguity and is the first one to jump in and offer assistance to team members in need. Responsibilities include, but not limited to: Design and implement mechanical, electrical, and fluidic/microfluidic systems and products through the application of the principles of fluid and solid mechanics, electronics, thermodynamics, heat transfer, and materials science Confirm system and product capabilities by developing and implementing feasibility and testing methods Supply and materials purchasing Research and integrate customer requirements, novel manufacturing and assembly methods and materials, and operator observations to enhance current products and develop new ones Travel to customer sites to complete installation, preventative maintenance, and service Assure system and product quality by testing finished product and system capabilities to confirm proper fabrication, assembly, and calibration Regulatory process oversight and management (UL and CE mark) Knowledge of ISO manufacturing requirements Maintain systems and products database Contribute to the team effort by through strong collaborative spirit and approach to workload Liaison with machine shops, fabrication services, and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) Skills & Requirements B.S. or M.S. in electrical or mechanical engineering or equivalent skills/experience 3-5 years industrial/commercial experience in manufacturing and design Hands-on knowledge and experience working with electrical and mechanical systems Strong organizational and technical reading and writing skills Strong knowledge and experience using SolidWorks Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with 3D printing and other novel manufacturing techniques preferred Familiarity with low level programming and firmware development Above average computer skills including word processing and spreadsheets Some knowledge of PCB fabrication and design General exposure and understanding of computer programming with some experience in writing simple scripts and one-off utilities (language agnostic) is desirable but not required About LumaCyte LumaCyte is an advanced research and bioanalytics instrumentation company that produces label-free, single cell analysis and sorting instrumentation where the use of antibody or genetic labeling is not required for cellular analysis. This revolutionary technology utilizes Laser Force Cytology (LFC) to measure optical and fluidic forces within a microfluidic channel to identify and measure the intrinsic cellular properties of each cell. The multivariate nature of the data has enabled a host of Big Data strategies and cloud computing capabilities that drive advanced analytics, allowing a deeper understanding of cell based biological systems. Applications of LumaCyte's label-free platform technology include viral infectivity for vaccine development and manufacturing, cell and gene therapy development and production monitoring, cancer biology R&D, CAR T-cell immunotherapy, adventitious agent testing (AAT), iPSCs, infectious disease, and pre-clinical drug discovery, in addition to multiple applications across the biomanufacturing sector for quality control and process optimization. Company Description LumaCyte, LLC is biotechnology instrumentation designer and manufacturer located in Charlottesville, Virginia. Our mission is to provide researchers with a transformational diagnostic tool that accelerates medical and pharmaceutical discoveries through novel single cell analysis and sorting. We provide hardware and software solutions that enable cell biologists, biomedical researchers, pharmaceutical, and other biotechnology companies to characterize, select, and sort cell samples.

Keywords: LumaCyte LLC, Charlottesville , Electromechanical Instrumentation Engineer, Other , Charlottesville, Virginia

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