ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
We are looking for someone with excellent hands-on microfluidic device development and commercialization experience. The successful candidate will design, prototype, test, characterize, and productize microfluidic devices for Aspect’s Lab-
on-a-Printer 3D bioprinting platform. The Microfluidics Engineer will be part of Aspect’s Product Development Team and will be a core source of microfluidics expertise on the team.
Key responsibilities include :
Maintain expert knowledge of state of the art microfluidic designs, features, fabrication processes, and device architectures
Conceive, design, fabricate, test, and characterize new microfluidic device prototypes and products
Identify realistic and innovative solutions to core technical challenges and identify areas for improvement in manufacturing and design of existing products
Identify and work with third party manufacturers to streamline the product manufacturing supply chain
Follow and enforce development standards for all designs and work within Aspect’s quality management system
Elicit product feedback from internal users and engage key stakeholders to define requirements and identify issues
Maintain rigorous records capturing experimental results, design decisions, design concepts, and other similar technical information
Become intimately familiar with Aspect’s technology and an expert user of it
Contribute to patent applications, scientific publications and other written technical content related to microfluidics
PhD or Masters degree in Engineering (or Bachelors with significant industry experience in engineering research)
5+ years of experience in microfluidic engineering research and design, ideally in an industrial setting
Proficient user of SolidWorks software
Significant hands-on experience fabricating microfluidic devices using a variety of manufacturing techniques
Significant experience characterizing, modelling and testing microfluidic devices
Expert knowledge of commercial microfluidics design and manufacturing practices, and design for manufacturing
Ability and enthusiasm to engage in and take ownership over all levels of the microfluidics development process
Strong understanding of the full microfluidic product lifecycle from concept to launch
Experience designing and working with robotic instruments
Experience developing electromechanical control systems
Experience developing novel microfluidic sensing or functional elements
Experience working with 3D bioprinting technology
The environment at Aspect is fast-paced, results-driven, collaborative and friendly. We are looking for individuals who bring substantial expertise and competency in their field, and are passionate about their work and Aspects success.
We offer competitive compensation packages, and flexibility on work hours and vacation.
Please send resume and cover letter to : careers aspectbiosystems.com.
Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.