Manager, Engineering

Illumina   •  

San Diego, CA

Industry: Biotech/Pharma


8 - 10 years

Posted 393 days ago

 Provide leadership and direction to the consumables Process Engineering team to accomplish all team goals and objectives.
 Maintains staff by recruiting, selecting, and training employees; maintains a safe, secure, and legal work environment.
 Manage team development through training, coaching and career mapping; develops personal growth opportunities.
 Lead continuous improvement and sustaining efforts for products and processes in support of cost and performance objectives.
 Lead, work on and guide teams to transfer manufacturing processes between manufacturing locations.
 Responsible for productive cross-site and cross-functional relationship between manufacturing sites.
 Represent Operations needs on development teams and other cross-functional teams.
 Lead, work on and guide cross-functional teams to ensure successful development, qualification
and ramp up of new processes/products to production and enhance their robustness.


 Demonstrated ability to successfully lead, coach and mentor direct reports required.
 Work experience in the biotech, pharmaceutical or semiconductor industries is desirable
 Experience working in an ISO13485 or FDA certified environment is desirable.
 Experience in high-volume production in a high-tech consumables industry is a plus.
 Experience in production support and/or process development is required.
 Experience with statistics, Statistical Process Control and DOE techniques are required.
 High level problem solving and reasoning skills required.
 Experience with product development processes and project management skills are required.
 Good interdepartmental communication, influence and documentation skills are required.
 Demonstrated ability to accomplish goals while working across departments is required.


 B.S./M.S./PhD in Chemical Engineering, BiochemicalEngineering, Biotechnical Engineering, or MS/PhD in Materials Science or Physical Chemistry with at least 7 years of relevant experience and at least 2 years as a technical manager.