Development Reliability Engineer (contract)

  • Publication date:

    03 April 2024
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  • Contract type:

    Unlimited employment
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Development Reliability Engineer (contract)

The position

Please note that this vacancy is not currently linked to an open position. We are anticipating future needs in our organization. If you are interested in this kind of role, please apply today and we may contact you should a position matching your profile become available.

In a global, cross-functional environment the System Development (SD) department is responsible for workflow optimization and the successful integration of hardware, software, consumables and reagents to finally performthe system verification of diagnostics instruments.
As a Development Reliability Engineer you will work as a part of a cross-functional team on the development and product care of new complex diagnostics systems, consisting of fluidics, robotics software, thermal, electrical, mechanical and biochemistry elements. You will perform hands-on testing, including evaluations of system error handling, reliability improvements and system performance.

In this position you will be responsible for the following areas:

● Plan and execution of the work packages within the area of responsibility including reporting and escalation of issues to the management.
● Experimental design and execution of the experiments in the laboratory, with special focus on the reliability of the instruments. Creation of Test Cases based on Product Requirements. Execution of Test Cases, analysis of the results and creation of the respective regulatory documents. Issue tracking and verification of bug fixes/Anomalies.
● Definition of an inventory management solution for the department to optimize workflows through digitalization
● Subject matter expert for assigned area of responsibility.Provide guidance and support to others. Flexibility to transfer knowledge to different tasks/sub projects within SD.
● Generate required documentation/procedures/technical reports in support of daily activities and be able to author official documents in English (e.g. Design history Files) for the preparation of milestones. Prepare and deliver presentations of project results to own or other groups.
● Coordinate efforts with other functional areas to accomplish tasks: Hardware-, Software-, Consumables-, Assay-Development, and System-Integration.

Who you are

The ideal candidate for our dynamic, international team will have the following skills and experience:

● Master Degree in a relevant engineering, informatics or life sciences discipline (e.g. Biotechnology,
Electronic/Automation, Bio- and Process-Engineering) or corresponding job experience.
● Experience and Interest in the resolution of technical problems and in interdisciplinary teamwork (laboratory, software, automation, hardware) is a must. Experience in laboratory diagnostics and/or service & support are additional assets.
● Theoretical and/or practical knowledge of system engineering, in particular reliability engineering is preferred.
● Experience in and willingness to work in a highly regulated industry and in labs with biosafety levels S1 and S2.
● Familiarity with or strong interest in inventory management and software and engineering applications and tools such as programming (e.g.: VBA), statistical simulation and analysis (e.g.: JMP) and big data analysis is of advantage.
● Enthusiastic team player with good communication and collaboration skills. Solution oriented, autonomous an dproactive working style.
● Working knowledge of German and English (written and spoken)