Engineer – Laboratory Automation
Posted on 3/22/2023

1,001-5,000 employees

Data-driven precision medicine
Company Overview
Tempus is on a mission to provide the necessary tools to usher in an era of precision medicine. The company has built the world's largest library of clinical and molecular data and an operating system to make that information accessible and useful for patients, physicians, and researchers.
Atlanta, GA, USA
Experience Level
  • Minimum 3 years experience in an automation engineering, lab engineering or other physical automation adjacent role
  • Applicants should be organized, detailed and autonomous
  • Applicants should have an interest in developing a broad range of technical skills and a willingness to engage in many varied projects
  • Function in a small, autonomous team collaborating on and implementing new processes and improvements to existing processes
  • Develop protocols with liquid handlers and other lab automation equipment
  • Support existing systems while preparing them for integration and integrating into comprehensive SQL databases
  • Perform experimentation to test and validate new methodologies
  • Investigate non-conformances through RCA and DMAIC, perform/recommend corrective and preventive actions
  • Ensure successful technology transfer via process engineering input through the design process for requirements and IQ/OQ/PQ testing
  • Actively seek and evaluate vendor qualifications through collaborations on project opportunities
  • Communicate clearly with laboratory staff and become familiar with protocols in order to fully understand the needs of the procedures
  • Identify areas that are error-prone and research innovative approaches for practical prevention
Desired Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Automation, Biology or a related discipline, Master's is a plus
  • Experience developing methods on liquid handling equipment, Tecan experience in particular is a plus