Operations Engineer 1
Posted on 12/6/2023
INACTIVE
GRAIL

1,001-5,000 employees

Designs cancer screening tests
Company Overview
GRAIL's mission is to detect cancer early, when it can be cured. They are working to change the trajectory of cancer mortality and bring stakeholders together to adopt innovative, safe, and effective technologies that can transform cancer care.
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$11B

Founded

2016

Headquarters

Menlo Park, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

4%

1 year growth

8%

2 year growth

22%
Locations
Raleigh, NC, USA • Durham, NC, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
Management
CategoriesNew
Operations & Logistics
Requirements
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Basic knowledge of IT networking and systems infrastructure
  • Basic knowledge of laboratory equipment and systems
  • Experience in technical troubleshooting skills in both hardware and software components
  • Experience with writing and implementing test protocols and procedures
  • Experience working in a high throughput clinically regulated environment working with automated equipment/systems
  • Basic knowledge of molecular biology
  • Experience maintaining Illumina NGS technology platforms
  • Experience executing within a computerized maintenance/calibration management system and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software
  • Experience maintaining automated liquid handling platforms
  • Experience working with Green Button Go (GBG)
  • Experience working under cGxP (Documentation, Manufacturing, Automation Manufacturing, Laboratory)
  • BS/BA or equivalent in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry or Life Sciences
Responsibilities
  • Work on GRAIL’s groundbreaking, fully automated, high throughput laboratory systems
  • Work with vendors to support Installation / Operational Qualifications (IOQs), calibrations, investigations, upgrades, Preventative Maintenance (PMs), and/or repairs as needed
  • Perform live troubleshooting, recovery, debugging, repairs, and maintain equipment and systems in good working order
  • Execute and document all equipment lifecycle related activities
  • Respond to environmental monitoring system alert notifications for cold storages and laboratory temperature/humidity sensors
  • Revise, update, and execute, test plans, IOPQ, site acceptance testing (SAT), verifications, and standard operating procedures (SOPs) as needed
  • Provide technical training and transfer knowledge to fellow engineers and laboratory operators
  • Participate and adhere to GRAIL’s policies and guidelines
  • Recommend and implement changes to ensure ongoing high-quality performance of laboratory equipment
  • Support identification of and solutions to the root cause of software and hardware discrepancies, deviations and non-conformances
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience maintaining Illumina NGS technology platforms
  • Experience working with Green Button Go (GBG)
  • Experience working under cGxP (Documentation, Manufacturing, Automation Manufacturing, Laboratory)