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Manager – Process Engineering
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Locations
Raleigh, NC, USA • Durham, NC, USA
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Desired Skills
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Requirements
  • A Bachelor's of Science degree in an Engineering or Life Sciences Discipline
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of relevant manufacturing or sample processing experience
  • A minimum of three (3) years, providing technical leadership, performing translational work, and leading cross functional projects
  • Experience transferring prototypes and concepts from R&D into operational environments
  • Demonstrated success writing and executing test protocols, procedural instructions, and process engineering related documents
  • Possesses applied knowledge of root cause analysis and troubleshooting techniques
  • Adherence to design control practices during product development
  • Experience in supporting customer-facing products
  • Previous experience working in matrixed and cross-functional project teams
  • Ability to work from Durham, NC facility
  • Ability to take initiative and independently drive projects to completion with detailed and efficient execution and reporting
  • Basic knowledge of molecular biology to support equipment activities
  • A Master's/PhD in Science In an Engineering or Life Sciences Discipline
  • A minimum of one (1) years of direct people management
  • History of working with cGMP-compliant facilities
  • Experience operating liquid handling robots and other laboratory automation tools
  • Experience performing risk assessments, such as failure mode and effect analysis (FMEA)
  • Experience working in a clinically regulated environment
  • Able to perform statistical analysis of process data to identify trends or shifts in performance
  • Prior history working with Illumina NGS technology platforms
  • Excellent technical troubleshooting skills and mechanical proficiency
Responsibilities
  • Explore our state-of-the-art sample processing platform and drive the optimal development of the necessary loading, usage, and maintenance procedures, required to support the system for continuous operation
  • Coordinate with, and gather guidance from, Operations Team stakeholders to integrate the platform into existing workstreams
  • Set team goals, allocate resources, and empower team members to drive delivery across a breadth of programs
  • Motivate and mentor employees both within and outside of their teams
  • Analyze data from multiple sources and help the team balance operator efficiency, throughput capacity, cost of goods, and system uptime while maintaining a safe and compliant work environment
  • Write and maintain user manuals, process flow charts, SOP's, and work instructions around the developed methods
  • Lead and support troubleshooting efforts, including root cause analysis, to resolve issues during development testing
  • Identify and discuss opportunities for process improvement with development teams
  • Balance competing deliverables within a project schedule without direct supervision
  • Define, track, and report on key metrics and progress in meeting project milestones
GRAIL

501-1,000 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.
Benefits
  • Outstanding People - Join a team of passionate and dedicated professionals, committed to collaboration, education, and proactive problem-solving.
  • Strong Compensation - We offer competitive salaries and savings plans to provide for long-term financial planning.
  • Complete Health Coverage - Take advantage of comprehensive health coverage, with medical, dental and vision, to keep you and your family healthy.
  • Work-Life Balance - Make everyday life more manageable with flexible time off – we trust you to do great work and take time for yourself.
Company Values
  • Grit - We are determined and resilient because patients are counting on us.
  • Respect - We value diversity and challenge each other respectfully.
  • Accountability - We own our decisions and keep our commitments.
  • Integrity - We adhere to our principles of humility, transparency, and rigor.
  • Leadership - We make each other better by making leadership everyone’s responsibility