Applications Engineering Technician Seahorse Bioscience
Seahorse Bioscience is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our applications engineering team to expand our validation and development capabilities. This is a hands-on, multi-tasking position for an individual who will take ownership for application development and support, data collection, and analysis. As a member of our applications engineering team you will be responsible for product validation, product optimization, product development and software validation. You will have the opportunity to participate in collaborations with top academic institutions and pharmaceutical companies.
A BS or equivalent degree in engineering discipline, biotechnology or life sciences with 0-2 years hands-on experience. A demonstrated ability to independently design and perform test plans, troubleshoot and analyze data. The ability to write reports, protocols, present technical information. Microsoft products: experience and practical use of Word, Excel, Power Point. Excellent experimental skills. The ability to thrive in a dynamic, team-orientated environment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Prior experience with software validation, product validation, testing automation a plus. Experience with biological testing and applications development is a plus but not required. Biology lab skills is a plus
Your primary responsibilities will be to validate new and existing products to demonstrate products meet or exceed design requirements. You will design and execute testing on new and current products, assist customers with trouble-shooting and technical support. Additionally you will provide input on product specifications, enhancements and analysis tools. Additional responsibilities will include: working as part of a multidisciplinary team, participating in new product development and research opportunities, generating and contributing to publications in peer-reviewed journals, advising supervisors and colleagues, working with our biology, manufacturing, support, as well as the sales and marketing team.
The position is based in our Billerica MA facility, with occasional day travel to Chicopee MA.
Serving the life sciences industry since 2001, Seahorse Bioscience provides industry-leading analytical instruments, cell based assay kits, and consumable labware products for biological research and drug discovery. Our customers include scientists at academic institutions, pharmaceutical and biotech organizations, as well as OEM manufacturers of assay kits and lab instruments suppliers. Headquartered 30 miles north of Boston, in Billerica, Massachusetts, Seahorse Bioscience maintains its manufacturing facilities in Chicopee, Massachusetts, European headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark, and Asia headquarters in Shanghai, China.
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