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Laboratory Automation Engineer

Company: Labcorp
Location: South San Francisco
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Job Description:

Monogram Biosciences, a wholly-owned subsidiary of LabCorp, is seeking a Laboratory Automation Engineer to join its team South San Francisco, CA! This position will support all laboratory instruments of commercial assays as well as pharmaceutical and academic-sponsored research programs, including clinical trial support. The Laboratory Automation Engineer will be responsible for instrument script writing and method development, maintenance and troubleshooting of robotic and liquid-handling laboratory instruments, and helping with in-house support of existing processes. The ideal candidate will have proficiency with CAD software such as SolidWorks, and experience working on laboratory instruments in a laboratory setting, preferably within biotech/pharma industry.


  • Collaborate within a team of scientists and engineers upon projects to conceptualize, design, develop, and implement automated systems aimed at optimizing the performance and increasing the throughput of molecular- and cell-based methods
  • Work on production improvements, retrofits, and instrumentation changes
  • Build rapport with equipment vendors, design and detailing of mechanical parts and assemblies, building prototype equipment, writing motion-control and human-interface software, and preparing documentation for equipment validation and operating procedures
  • Assist with user training, troubleshooting, repairing, and optimizing automated systems including custom-built equipment
  • Participate in on-call service for off-hours support as needed
  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering discipline (Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical) or related field
  • 2-4 years of relevant experience
  • Previous experience with laboratory instrumentation required
  • Strong, highly developed analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to read and understand technical engineering documentation
  • Computer proficiency in MS office applications, and basic knowledge of Windows OS maintenance
  • Experience handling projects independently
  • Proficiency with CAD software such as SolidWorks
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to complete and maintain documentation

Please note: this is onsite position, and remote work is not possible.

About Monogram:

Monogram Biosciences, Inc.(a wholly-owned subsidiary of LabCorp), is a leader in developing and commercializing innovative diagnostic products to help guide and improve the treatment of HIV, HCV, and other viral illnesses, as well as cancer and other diseases. Monogram's services enable health care providers to optimize treatment regimens for their patients. Monogram also supports pharmaceutical companies in developing new and improved antiviral therapeutics and vaccines and targeted cancer therapeutics. Located in South San Francisco, Monogram provides an innovative and flexible work environment, where you will have the opportunity to be part of pioneering new diagnostics technologies.


Keywords: Labcorp, South San Francisco , Laboratory Automation Engineer, Other , South San Francisco, California

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