Meso Scale Engineering Technician in Gaithersburg, Maryland

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Engineering Technician







Engineering Technician, Process and Manufacturing position is a lead technician in a custom consumables production facility. The responsibilities will include running production

equipment, maintenance and repair of equipment, developing and implementing preventive maintenance programs, and supporting ongoing automation and process improvements.


  • Responsible for supporting a variety of experiments for process development

  • Conducting validation and testing activities

  • Completion of test protocols as written by engineering staff

  • Conduct installation qualifications on new equipment

  • Support ongoing manufacturing activities, particularly development and/or improvement of current manufacturing techniques

  • Upgrade and develop manufacturing work instructions

  • Perform preventive and predictive maintenance activities on process equipment

  • Perform troubleshooting on process equipment

  • May write and maintain SOPs and/or work instructions

  • Write and maintain work instructions for preventive and predictive maintenance activities

  • Develop and maintain equipment logs

  • Maintain inventory for maintenance items

  • Understand and follow laboratory safety precautions and ensure compliance with company safety policies

  • Specific duties may vary depending upon departmental requirements



  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, biotechnology or related discipline preferred

  • High school diploma with minimum 5 years of experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree

  • Minimum 3 years of experience

  • Familiar with ISO Standards and Good Manufacturing Practices

  • Experience using basic hand tools and inspection equipment required

  • A demonstrated level of consistency in performance and aptitude for managing additional responsibility and accountability

are required for next level consideration

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP


  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access

to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure

is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41

CFR 60-1.35(c)