Manufacturing Engineer

Bay Area, CA

Prellis Biologics employs 2-photon holography to print human tissues and organs in real time. Current applications of our platform include printing of lymph node organoids, which we are using to generate in vitro human antibody libraries, camelid antibody libraries, in vitro human immunogenicity screening, human primary tumor/lymph node co-cultures for therapeutic screening, and vaccine R&D. Prellis’ ability to print and culture healthy human tissue provides it with unique opportunities for generating and screening next generation human therapeutics.


Prellis Biologics is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to drive the research and development of proprietary next generation bioprinting technology and associated production infrastructure.


Responsibilities:


  • Expected to work in a manufacturing environment and have a basic understanding of traceability, good manufacturing practices (GMP), and SOP/work instructions creation and maintenance

  • Supports the tracking, analyzing, and reporting of yield and quality of product, uptime of equipment, and other production defining metrics

  • Recommends changes to improve production processes, equipment, product quality/yield, and develops DOE-type studies to understand the viability of the changes

  • Participates in daily production stand up meetings to report on print quality and upcoming prints

  • Responsible for maintaining production line by setting up builds each working day and performing quality control testing on daily prints

  • Works cross-functionally to plan production demand and meet agreed-upon deadlines

  • Conduct time studies and track cycle times of printers to understand bottleneck areas on the lines and provide solutions to improve throughput

  • Define and modify quality metrics for different production parts and ensure product meets defined specifications through quality control testing

  • Support the creation and revisions of quality control test methods to improve reliability of product

  • Troubleshoots production issues through a risk-based approach and escalates to cross-functional team when needed

  • Able to support and/or create new or modified CAD designs for production-related fixtures


Education and Experience Requirements:


  • Minimum of BS + 2 years’ experience or MS in an engineering, chemistry, and/or biology discipline, preferably manufacturing related positions

  • Proficient using Microsoft Office and Google Doc Editors

  • Understanding of quality systems as they relate to production operations would be a plus

  • Lean manufacturing would be a plus


Please send your resume to careers@prellisbio.com to apply.


Prellis is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, color, religion, national origin, age, and disability (so long as such disability can be reasonably accommodated) or any other status protected by applicable law. Prellis encourages all qualified applicants to apply.