Sr. Product Engineer

Brooks Automation, Inc. Chelmsford , MA 01824

Posted 3 weeks ago

At Brooks, new ideas, new technologies and new ways of thinking are driving our future. Our customer focused culture encourages employees to embrace innovation and challenge the status quo with novel thinking and collaborative work relationships.

All we accomplish is grounded in our core values of Customer Focus, Achievement, Accountability, Teamwork, Employee Value and Integrity

Job Title

Sr. Product Engineer

Job Description

The Senior Product Engineer for Brooks Life Sciences (BLS) will lead product engineering and continuous improvement efforts for BioStore III Cryo -190C System and its variants, the robotics based automated sample storage and retrieval systems for gene and cell therapy, blood processing & analysis, drug discovery, and medical research markets. Reporting to the Vice President of Engineering, the Senior Product Engineer will be the key, focal person in the engineering group for all technical issues in manufacturing and the field, providing project management and technical leadership for enhancements and extensions of current products. As the primary technical interface to OEM customers, the Sr Product Engineer must be highly organized with strength in mechanical, electrical or systems engineering, and will use this strength to help drive issue resolution, collaborating across the engineering team.

Brooks Life Sciences supports and advances the research, pre-clinical and clinical scientific community with its highly-flexible and fully comprehensive sample management storage solutions, instruments, devices and consumables. Our customers experience best-in-class solutions for automated storage systems for compounds and biospecimens, biorepository and biobanking services, pre-clinical and clinical sample storage consumables and instruments, cell therapy cryopreservation and cold chain solutions, to global sample preparation and analytical lab services.

Key Focus Areas

  • Track, troubleshoot, identify the root cause, resolve, and generate corrective actions for issues that have been escalated to engineering and will lead and implement fixes, modifications, and design enhancements.

  • Perform routine updates and corrections to engineering documentations (drawings, BOM, Specs, FMEAs, etc.), ensuring meticulous, detailed, and thorough documentations

  • Support the design and testing of new products

  • Support the transfer of new products from engineering to manufacturing.

  • Occasional travel (5-10%) to customers' location for onsite support


  • BS in ME, robotics/automation or a related field.

  • Project management and strong organizational skills.

  • 5+ years' experience with capital/process equipment products with mechanisms and robotics automation preferred.

  • Experience in designing mechanisms and knowledge of machining and fabrication processes for metals and the commonly used plastics is a plus.

  • Familiarity with SolidWorks or similar CAD program.

  • Demonstrated capability to perform basic engineering analysis and familiarity with commonly used analysis tools (e.g. FEM).

  • Ability to read and understand schematics and drawings and perform basic troubleshooting.

  • Experience with refrigerated systems a plus.

  • Must have a strong work ethic and good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Self-starter must be able to work independently with minimum supervision or direction.

If any applicant is unable to complete an application or respond to a job opening because of a disability, please email at for assistance.

Brooks Automation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company considers candidates regardless of race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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