Opening For Process Development Engineer - Cambridge

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Amar Annamalai
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Opening For Process Development Engineer - Cambridge

 Process Development Engineer (Molecular Biology Applications)
Illumina Next Generation DNA Sequencing Technology
Cambridgeshire, Permanent/ Full time
Industry leading remuneration package which would include company equity, annual bonus, private medical insurance and more
 
Are you an innovative yet pragmatic technologist with an eye for process improvement and optimisation?
 
Do you have direct experience developing efficient processes for the biotechnology or related fields?
 
Illumina are the global leaders in the development of Next Generation DNA Sequencing Technology (NGS). With over 90% of the world’s NGS data being produced using Illumina technology, it’s clear that our hardware, software and reagents represent the most reliable and accurate genomics platforms on the market today.
 
Within Illumina’s EMEA R&D facility in Cambridgeshire we are actively seeking an experienced Process Development Engineer to help optimise our internal production sequencing process. This is an exciting opportunity to work across a number of areas and help Illumina to deliver on such key projects as the Genomics England project, by ensuring that processes are robust and efficient.
 
Key Deliverables:
 
• Able to look holistically at current process and advise project managers/team leaders and supervisors on potential areas for improvement
• Work with Quality Assurance to develop procedures and operating practices that maximize output whilst adhering to strict GLP guidelines
• Be confident delivering key metrics to snr management to ensure all stakeholders are onboard
• Deliver significant increases to Illumina’s DNA sequencing output
• Actively seek cost and time reduction strategies to Illumina’s production sequencing function
 
The Candidate:
 
• A solid bachelor degree or higher qualification in scientific or technical subject
• Proven experience in process development within either the biotech/pharma/diagnostics industry
• Demonstrable communication skills (verbal and written) – confident networking with senior managers and operational staff
• Comfortable working in a project-led environment – must be able to organise their own workload and drive the right activities to achieve key deliverables
• A knowledge of NGS systems/platforms would be desirable but not essential
 
This is a brand new functional role at Illumina EMEA and will provide an exciting opportunity to work across a number of key projects. If you enjoy a fast-paced environment working on high-impact, high value projects, then this is a role worth considering.
 
To be considered please log onto Illumina’s career pages and use the reference 127BR.
 
http://company.illumina.com/company/careers.html