Mechanical Engineer-Advance Machining

10X Genomics Pleasanton , CA 94588

Posted 2 months ago

At 10x Genomics, accelerating our understanding of biology is more than a mission for us. It's a commitment. This is the century of biology, and the breakthroughs we make now have the potential to change the world.

We enable scientists to advance their research, allowing them to address scientific questions they didn't even know they could ask. Our tools have enabled fundamental discoveries described in over 1500 peer-reviewed publications across multiple application areas, including cancer, immunology, and neuroscience.

Our teams are empowered and encouraged to follow their passions, pursue new ideas, and perform at their best in an inclusive and dynamic environment. The innovations and discoveries that we enable together will lead to better technologies, better treatments, and a better future. Find out how you can make a 10x difference.

About the role:

We are seeking an outstanding Mechanical Engineer-Advanced Machining Technology to join our Manufacturing Systems Engineering (MSE) Group at 10x Genomics. This is a key position for the commercialization of consumable products associated with Next Generation Sequencing technology.

As part of the Engineering group, the candidate will be responsible for providing journeyman skill level manufacturing support to fabricate difficult to machine parts and assemblies. This is a multi-disciplinary position that will work closely with engineers, chemists, researchers, and R&D teams to assure that 10x implements world class solutions that advance human health.

This work will span from a research stage through a robust consumer product.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track-record in setting up and operating complex ultra-high precision CNC and conventional machine tools to manufacture high precision parts and assemblies.

What you will be doing:

  • Program, set-up and operate world class ultra-high precision machine tools

  • Establish and plan techniques and procedures to carry out advanced machining assignments and set task priorities.

  • Perform math calculations utilizing intermediate knowledge of materials to achieve ultra-precision dimensions, finishes, and design intent.

  • Design and fabricate complex work holding fixtures to be used during a variety of manufacturing processes

  • Operate high precision non-contact inspection equipment including laser scanning microscopes and white light interferometer

  • Maintain cutter and stock inventory

To be successful, you will need:

  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering and 5 years experience

  • Completion of an apprenticeship program in the machining trade or equivalent level of prior experience

  • Have an intermediate knowledge level of SolidWorks

  • Hands on direct experience with CAM software, 5 axis preferred

  • Knowledge of ASME Y15.5M drafting standard (GD&T)

  • Ability to perform and plan moderately complex machining operations with CNC machine tools and related manufacturing and measuring equipment (machining, planning, and estimating)

  • Strong organizational skills to manage multidisciplinary projects

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to perform under pressure and adapt to changes (e.g., priorities and timelines)

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills to communicate effectively in a technical environment

Nice to have skills & background:

  • Experience with Heidenheim TNC-640 controller and Hypermill CAD/CAM program

  • Experience machining and measuring parts with tolerances at the 1um level

  • Understanding of safety and safe working practices.

  • Familiarity with environmental monitoring of temperature and manufacturing conditions (i.e. understanding of different sensors applications and limitations)

  • Desire to be part of a rapidly evolving organization, with compelling technology, and taking products and processes to the next level.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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