Industrial Engineer
Company Description
At Biomeme we make things. We make hardware; we work with biological organisms; we hack smartphones. We're looking for passionate people who are skilled with their hands and have impeccable attention to detail. You should be a fast learner and not afraid of tackling challenges both big and small. No task is above or below your pay grade.

Biomeme is as interdisciplinary as it gets. We combine rigorous biology and chemistry with best-in-class hardware and software engineering. It's all wrapped up in sublime user design, with the goal of helping our customers enact real-world change. Guided by data and a belief in the iterative process, we develop elegant solutions to complex problems that demand precision.

Our partners and customers span a wide range of industries across the US, Latin America, Africa and Europe. We've got great traction in health: we're testing for STD's in Philadelphia, Malaria and Ebola virus in Africa, Avian Influenza in Europe, veterinary targets in the Andes and Lyme disease in the US. Outside of health, we have partners in industrial water monitoring, aquaculture, agriculture, conservation biology and more. High school students are testing for mislabeled sushi. Quantified Selfers are tracking their microbiome. Everyday users are even testing their own DNA for genetic markers.

We are also currently working to manufacture and distribute COVID-19 test kits in the United States and Canada. It’s a good time to come onboard.
Location
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Employment Type
Full Time
Experience
Mid Level
Qualifications
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or related engineering degree.
Job Description
SUMMARY:
Biomeme designs and manufactures precision portable instrumentation and test kits for DNA analysis and microbial detection in the field. We are a small but fast-growing company in this emerging tech space. Our products are being deployed in a variety of field settings throughout the world. However, much of our production today is focused on diagnostics to combat the Sars-Cov-2 pandemic at the point of need.

Responsible for improving the operational efficiency of our manufacturing operations. This will be done through the implementation of LEAN manufacturing principles.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Load and maintain manufacturing routings into our ERP system (Oracle)
• Document and determine room and facility layouts to maximize efficiencies.
• Implement lean manufacturing principles across the manufacturing and engineering organizations
• Create engineered labor standards
• Perform time studys and cycle time analysis
• Workplace organization and visual management
• Method and process design and improvement
• Perform staffing design
• Perform data analysis & reporting

EDUCATION:
• B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or related engineering degree.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
• 3+ years experience in an industrial manufacturing environment
• Experienced in a regulated industry (Medical, Automotive, etc.)

Due to ITAR compliance, this position requires candidates to be a U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident Alien, or Protected Individual per 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)

Biomeme is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law
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