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IDEX Testing Manager in Rohnert Park, California

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JOB TITLE: Testing Manager

REPORTING TO: Director of Engineering– Chromatography

LOCATION: Location: Rohnert Park, CA

ITAR/EAR CRITERIA:

These positions may require lawful access to ITAR/EAR controlled information and employees in this role will need to meet those requirements. Requirements include US Citizenship or US Permanent Resident.

Who is IDEX Health & Science (IH&S)?

As a business unit of IDEX Corporation, IH&S has a long history of driving growth in life sciences and healthcare by embracing innovation and redefining the supplier-customer relationship. The work we do every day allows us to discover key insights and break new ground to create some of the most meaningful technologies that have a lasting impact on companies, industries, and society. One of our business segments is called Life Science Fluidics and we are looking to add more talent to the team.

Life Science Fluidics:

We are component and system-level experts who understand the critical inter-dependencies between microfluidics, fluidics, optics, and integrated sub-assemblies. We specialize in the complete optofluidic pathway to help our customers avoid project risks, and we are uniquely positioned to solve even the most demanding challenges in a wide array of life science applications.

Our fluidics team is located across Oak Harbor, Washington, Rohnert Park, California, Bristol, Connecticut, Middleboro, Massachusetts, and Kawaguchi, Japan serving the IVD & Biotech, Chromatography, Mass Spectrometry, and Bioprocessing markets with a broad portfolio of products and capabilities.

Our formula for success is simple. We work hard to maintain a culture where you can own your work; you are encouraged to try new ideas in a collaborative environment; and you can apply your skillset to enable our clients to gain a competitive advantage in their own market. At IDEX Health & Science, you can work with a great group of people, mentor others, and build a great future.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

As a Testing Manager you will be responsible for managing and coordinating testing resources, execution of product testing, technical guidance, and development of test capabilities for the Chromatography product line. The team develops electromechanical hardware to support chromatography, mass spectrometry, and all related analytical instrumentations.

This key role requires a collaborative individual with strong organization and communication skills. The right individual will have a demonstrated track record of working with cross-functional teams to evaluate and verify product design requirements and support the transfer testing methodologies into a production environment

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Ownership of schedules and capacity plans for lab personnel and equipment for current and future needs

  • Manage and mentor lab personnel with skill development and career growth opportunities

  • Participate in product development teams as the lead taking responsibility for testing integrity and completeness

  • Work with other engineers and project scientists to develop test plans and procedures to quantify product performance and reliability

  • Design engineering solutions to test and evaluate products based on established engineering principles and in accordance with provided specifications and requirements

  • Drive standardization in test methodologies, equipment design, process approach, and documentation best practices

  • Assist in the resolution of customer issues by providing trouble shooting, testing and analysis

  • Collaborate and communicate with management, internal, and outsourced testing and development partners regarding testing status, project progress, test results, and issue resolution

  • Work with IDEX manufacturing engineering for successful transfer of testing and calibration methods into production

  • Prepare quality system documentation related to testing and checklists including IQ/OQ for test equipment

  • Embraces continuous improvement to elevate the quality of technical assessment and realize operational efficiencies in the testing environment

  • Develop and execute on preventive maintenance and calibration protocols

  • Identify capital needs to not only maintain but expand analysis and testing capabilities

  • Ensures availability of consumable test materials and preventative maintenance supplies

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering or technical discipline

  • 5+ years of experience in product development in a multidisciplinary environment

  • Strong background in ISO-9000 certified quality systems

  • Demonstrated record of problem solving and troubleshooting of electromechanical systems

  • Working experience with statistical data analysis strongly desired

  • Experience in C / C++ and/or Python software environments a plus

  • Experience in developing and working with LabVIEW based test systems a plus

SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  • Proactive. Candidate must possess a strong sense of ownership and drive to success utilizing available resources. Must be comfortable working under pressure.

  • Effective with oral and written communication. Able to produce technical documentation

  • Ability to lead with influence to drive others to deliver results

  • Well organized. Candidate must have ability to address tactical issues in the short-term while maintaining long-term project and resource plans

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Honesty & Integrity. Candidate must be honest and possess integrity when dealing with both external customers and internal co-workers.

  • Ability to work successfully in a multi-cultural, global business environment.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with virtual teams and processes.

IDEX Health & Science LLC., a Unit of IDEX Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

Business Unit: IH&S (Chromatography)

Job Segment: HST Health & Science Technologies

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