Sr Product Development Engineer, Integrated Devices

| San Diego, CA
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We are looking for a highly talented Senior Engineer to be a part of the Integrated Devices Group in the Product Development Engineering department. In this position you will contribute to the definition and development of new consumable products to support Illumina's industry leading genetic applications. The job includes evaluating new technologies, materials, and vendor partners to meet performance, reliability, yield, and cost objectives of product development.

  • Contribute to development cycles of new consumable products, including design, assembly architecture, process definition, process development, equipment specification and prototyping, materials selections and metrology development.
  • Define product-level specifications and requirements, and translate them to critical parameter management at physical level in the process.
  • Implement model systems to reduce cycle of learning time of process development
  • Contribute to product level design, characterization, troubleshooting, and failure analysis.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to develop and deploy novel materials, assembly processes, and characterization techniques and implement those at a prototype level.
  • Define and implement process controls, in-line monitoring, and metrology for QA
  • Data analysis of trends in performance tied to fundamental parameters and workflow; provide guidance on continuous improvement.

  • Experienced in the design and development of complex integrated devices (Diagnostic, Microfluidic, Microelectronic, MEMS, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems related to device assembly, micro-fluidics, chemical interactions, and strength/reliability of materials.
  • Experience with design of experiment (DOE) methodologies and statistical methods for data analysis (i.e., JMP, Minitab)
  • Experience with fabrication of fluidic devices, laser welding, plastic joining, or PSA lamination methods is a plus
  • Experience with the Lyophilization of reagents and the subsequent handling is a plus.
  • Experience with reagent Fill & Finish processes is a plus
  • Experience with process development, statistical process control, improvement, scale-up and transfer to manufacturing is a plus
  • Ability to relate basic material, physical characteristics, and fabrication variations to performance
  • Strong interdepartmental communication skills required
  • Collaborates, builds relationships and influences team members to work toward common goals
  • Excellent written and oral communication and experienced presentation skills
  • Self-driven team player with attention to detail and analytical problem-solving skills, that can work well in a fast-paced multi-disciplinary industrial environment


  • BS, MS, or PhD in Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Bio-Medical Engineering or related technical field with experience in new product development.
  • Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 3 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD with demonstrated ability in consumables device development

Concerns regarding COVID-19 continue as positive cases are experienced in the communities in which we operate. Please be aware that, as a condition of employment, Illumina may require proof of COVID vaccination in accordance with local statutory requirements (subject to limited exceptions) beginning November 1, 2021.

At Illumina, we strive to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace by cultivating an environment in which everyone contributes to our mission. Built on a strong foundation, Illumina has always been rooted in openness, collaboration, and seeking alternative views and perspectives to propel innovation in genomics. We are proud to confirm a zero-net gap in pay, regardless of gender, ethnicity, or race. We also have several Employee Resource Groups (ERG) that deliver career development experiences, increase cultural awareness, and demonstrate our collective commitment to diversity and inclusion in the communities we live and work. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information. If you require accommodation to complete the application or interview process, please contact [email protected] To learn more, visit:
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