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Sr. Robotics Engineer
R&D
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
Sorrento Valley, San Diego, CA, USA
Experience Level
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Desired Skills
CAD
Computer Vision
Data Analysis
Leadership
Management
Research
MATLAB
Requirements
  • Masters or Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, EECS, Computer Engineering, Robotics or equivalent
  • Minimum of five (5) years professional experience in end-to-end R&D life cycle management and product release
  • 4+ years of hands-on experience and proven track record in hardware development
  • Minimum three (3) years of professional experience in leading the electromechanical product verification and validation testing design and execution
  • Basic mechanical and electronics engineering
  • Experience designing mechanisms with various forms of actuation, such as direct drive, series elastic actuators, etc
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good organizational skills, and the ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to work within cross functional teams
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
  • Must exhibit professionalism, confidence, maturity, desire to succeed, proactive and self-motivated
  • Ability to participate in planning and managing projects
  • Working knowledge of product development tools and processes (e.g. Design Input, Design Output, Design Verification and Validation, Product Risk Management)
  • Knowledge of related quality systems regulations and processes
  • Experience designing and building functional prototypes of mechatronic systems incorporating compute, sensing, and actuation, from selecting drivers to onboard computer platforms
  • Experience working with interdisciplinary fabrication teams to build and assemble prototypes
  • Familiar with simulation and modeling tools (CAD, NX, Matlab, etc.)
  • Proven technical troubleshooting and data analytics skills
  • Effective presentation and interpersonal communication skill
Responsibilities
  • Design and conduct experiments and test pertaining to the resolution to complex technical problems
  • Actively participates on design teams, understands Instrument Systems goals and timelines, and provides leadership to ensure change success
  • Implement and sustain custom robotics and human-assistive automation to provide ergonomic, poka-yoke solutions for assembly and test related tasks
  • Leads and is personally accountable for high profile project timelines and milestones
  • Defining opportunities to develop and deploy custom robotics, machine design concepts and computer vision solutions
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Maintains design change documentation in accordance with internal Quidel and external regulatory requirements as part of the design control process
  • Generate reports to document experimentation plans and results
  • Provides technical updates to management and is accountable for costs and timeline
  • Actively communicates project status, challenges, concerns, and resource constraints to area management
  • Writes design change documentation and executes/supervise associated activities
  • Maintains detailed and organized notebook records
  • Aids in improvement of manufacturing processes
  • Actively solicits input from key stakeholders
  • Carries out duties in compliance with established business policies
Quidel

501-1,000 employees

Diagnostic healthcare manufacturer
Company Overview
Quidel’s mission is to provide patients with immediate and frequent access to highly accurate, affordable testing for the good of families, communities, and the world. The company is delivering a continuum of diagnostic solutions from advanced lateral-flow, direct fluorescent antibodies, and molecular diagnostic tests that improve the quality of healthcare.
Benefits
  • Medical, dental, & vision
  • 401k
  • Income replacement
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Vacation & Holidays
  • Great work environment
Company Core Values
  • Customer Driven
  • Focused on Execution
  • New Product Oriented
  • Determined
  • Optimistic
  • Team Players