Manufacturing Engineer

Nuclein, LLC Austin, Texas

About Nuclein:

Nuclein is an Austin-based, private equity funded company working to commercialize a cutting-edge, point-of-care, molecular diagnostic system that has received FDA EUA clearance.

Our vision is to enable simple, affordable, rapid, and accurate disease testing for everyone. We are a dedicated, talented, and diverse team of scientists, engineers, and experienced professionals who are driven to excel and make a significant contribution to the world. At Nuclein, we offer a fast-paced, dynamic, collegial environment, where individual contributions are highly valued.

Position Summary:

We are seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to join our team. The successful candidate will work closely with our senior engineers to develop and optimize manufacturing processes for the company’s diagnostic devices. This individual will implement process improvements to increase efficiency, reduce waste, and improve quality in collaboration with the engineering team and other contributors at Nuclein. This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and growing company  with a vision to provide simple, affordable, rapid, and accurate testing for everyone.


 ·        Collaborate with senior engineers to design, develop, and optimize manufacturing processes for diagnostic devices and consumables

·         Conduct process testing and analysis to identify opportunities for improvement

·         Implement process improvements to increase efficiency, reduce waste, and improve quality

·         Develop and maintain accurate and complete manufacturing documentation, including standard operating procedures, work instructions and verification and validation plans

·         Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, and process engineers, to ensure successful integration of manufacturing processes

·         Participate in design reviews to provide feedback and suggest improvements to the design process

·         Stay up-to-date with industry trends and best practices in manufacturing engineering

·         Work with suppliers and contract manufactures to enhance quality

·         Resolve obsolescence issues


 ·        Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related field.

·         3+ years of experience in manufacturing engineering, or equivalent years of education and experience required.

·         Previous experience in diagnostics, medical devices or life sciences industries.   

·         Strong understanding of manufacturing engineering principles and practices.

·         Experience with process testing and analysis.

·         Familiarity with process improvement methodologies, such as Lean or Six Sigma.

·         Strong communication and collaboration skills.

·         Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

·         Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

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