Instrument Production Technician (P-3487)

10X Genomics

10X Genomics

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Pleasanton, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 17, 2023

We are seeking an electro-mechanical/optic technician to join our instrument production team. This individual will be responsible for production of our latest generation of genomics instrument, including sub-assemblies build, integration, test, troubleshoot, system qualification, and pack/ship instrument following standard practices and procedures.

Our products have allowed researchers to study biology at unprecedented resolution and scale, yielding insights in diverse fields such as cancer biology, immunology, neuroscience, and developmental biology.

Individuals applying for this position must have hands-on experience on building, integrating, testing, and troubleshooting of complex electromechanical/optical systems. He/she must be a self-starter, quick learner, detail oriented, flexible in changing direction and methods, thrive in a fast-paced environment, excel at managing multiple priorities, succeed in communicating with all levels within the organization, and provide an immediate contribution.

What you will be doing:

  • Assembles, integrate, and test a wide variety of electronic, electro-mechanical, opto-mechanical, and optic sub-assemblies.
  • Basic troubleshooting on mechanical, electrical, and optical systems.
  • Work with NPI/manufacturing engineers to resolve material incoming quality and design issues following proper NCR/MRB processes.
  • Execute instrument production operations accordingly to ensure the integrity and quality of 10x products.
  • Prepare and pack instrument for shipment.
  • Production equipment maintenance/calibration.
  • Participate in 5S and CIP projects.
  • Identify issues occurred on production floor and escalate issues to manager’s or MSE’s attention
  • Identify unsafe operations and practices and report to Manager immediately.
  • Follows procedures/work instructions (WI) in performing sub-system assemble, system integration, and system testing.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 2 years associate degree or 1+ years of technician experience in capital equipment production field.
  • Electromechanical/Optical alignment experience.
  • Hands on experience on assembly and/or testing of complex electromechanical/optic systems.
  • Hands on experience using basic hand tools to assemble and disassemble equipment, including screwdrivers, wrenches, torque-wrenches, soldering equipment, wiring tools, etc.
  • Basic trouble shooting skills on electrical/electronic/mechanical/laser/optic system.
  • Strong team collaboration skills, detail-oriented and excellent organization and prioritization skills.
  • Strong communication skills: listening, speaking, writing, and interacting.
  • Must be flexible, forward-thinking, motivated, and have the ability to act independently while balancing a broad range of organizational needs
  • Proficient computer skills using Windows, MS-Office, and other PC based software.
  • Able to safely lift and manipulate 50 pounds.
  • High school diploma or GED required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Relevant experience in life sciences/laboratory instrumentation production, GMP, GLP, QC, IQ/OQ/PQ, 5S, lean manufacturing, ISO 9001 environment and tools – ERP, Work Order, Batch Record, Arena, Oracle, QMS etc.
  • Experience with automation equipment/instrument.
  • Experience with building electrical cables, hand soldering.
  • Troubleshooting experience using oscilloscopes, DVM, and other test equipment
  • Having a sense of urgency and attention to details

*The hourly rate range for this position is $32.88 to $40.19.
The actual hourly rate will depend on several factors unique to each candidate, including one’s skills, qualifications, and experience. At 10x, the base salary is also just one component of the Company’s total compensation package.This role is also eligible for 10x’s annual bonus program, equity grants, and comprehensive health and retirement benefit programs. Your 10x recruiter can share more about the specific salary range during the hiring process.

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Below is the base pay range for this full time position. The actual base pay will depend on several factors unique to each candidate, including one’s skills, qualifications, and experience. At 10x, base pay is also just one component of the Company’s total compensation package. This role is also eligible for 10x’s equity grants, its comprehensive health and retirement benefit programs, and its annual bonus program or sales incentive program. Your 10x recruiter can share more about the Company’s total compensation package during the hiring process.

Pay Range
$68,400$83,600 USD

About 10x Genomics

At 10x Genomics, accelerating our understanding of biology is more than a mission for us. It is 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 did not even know they could ask. Our tools have enabled fundamental discoveries across biology 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. We know that behind every scientific breakthrough, there is a deep infrastructure of talented people driving the life sciences industry and making it possible for scientists and clinicians to make new strides. We are dedicated to finding the very best person for every aspect of our work because 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.

Individuals seeking employment at 10x Genomics are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

10x does not accept unsolicited applicants submitted by third-party recruiters or agencies. Any resume or application submitted to 10x without a vendor agreement in place will be considered unsolicited and property of 10x, and 10x will not pay a placement fee.

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