Stilla Technologies

Stilla Technologies

Production Engineer

  • Permanent contract 
  • Starting date:  
  • Villejuif
  • Occasional remote authorized

The company

Stilla Technologies

Stilla Technologies

  • Health, Pharmaceutical / Biotech

The job

Production Engineer

  • Permanent contract 
  • Starting date:  
  • Villejuif
  • Occasional remote authorized

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About

Stilla Technologies is a Life sciences company whose mission is to improve health by offering researchers and clinicians worldwide solutions for high precision genetic analysis.

Since 2016, Stilla Technologies has empowered researchers with the Naica System, a solution that enables to detect & quantify DNA with unprecedented precision.

The Naica System supports a wide range of genetic tests and molecular biology assays — including liquid biopsy tests for cancer diagnostics, viral load quantification, pre‐natal testing, and GMO detection. Overall, the Naica System’s superior performances make it a preferred technology for precision medicine research and therapeutic monitoring.

Stilla advises and supports its customers worldwide with a multidisciplinary team, whose expertise spans from microfluidics and chemistry, to molecular biology and computer science.

Job description

Stilla Technologies is a Life sciences company whose mission is to improve health by offering researchers and clinicians worldwide solutions for high precision genetic analysis.
Since 2016, Stilla Technologies has empowered researchers with the Naica System, a solution that enables to detect & quantity DNA with unprecedented precision.
The Naica System supports a wide range of genetic tests and molecular biology assays — including liquid biopsy tests for cancer diagnostics, viral load quantification, pre‐natal testing, and GMO detection. Overall, the Naica System’s superior performances make it a preferred technology for precision medicine research and therapeutic monitoring.
Stilla advises and supports its customers worldwide with a multidisciplinary team, whose expertise spans from microfluidics and chemistry, to molecular biology and computer science.
After completing a 20 M€ Series B funding round in January 2020, Stilla intends to accelerate the adoption & development of its next-generation solution to clinical diagnostics market. The company is looking to: 1. Expand the sales of its Naica System worldwide 2. Scale production capacities 3. Maintain a strong R&D pipeline of innovative products for precision genetic analysis (instrumentation, consumables and assays).

As the privileged contact of production in the event of a problem, the production engineer will be responsible for supporting the production team in order to maintain optimal working conditions. He / she will be in charge of equipment (purchase, maintenance, monitoring, availability, safety, implementation), optimization of production methods, product traceability and safety / environment in production.

Optimization of the organization and homogenization of production methods

  • Define work standards, actively participate in the design of product manufacturing ranges, define the procedures to be followed.
  • Train production staff in standards and ensure their follow-up.
  • Carry out studies before launching a projects to improve reliability, increase production and reduce rejected parts, in collaboration with production managers and the industrialization team.
  • Follow the activity indicators of the production workshops (dashboards, graphics …), and implement action plans in order to achieve the objectives.
  • In collaboration with production managers, set up tools allowing the traceability of products during production

Design of production / quality control tools

  • Prototype / develop the tools or methods necessary for manufacturing and quality control operations as well as associated technical documentation (work instructions, lists of materials, purchasing specifications, etc.).
  • Train staff in the use of new processes and devices
  • If necessary, carry out production operations yourself in support of technicians

Availability of the production tool

  • Guarantee the daily availability of equipment according to the production plan and respect the productivity objectives.
  • Set up preventive maintenance programs (control, corrective actions, forecast maintenance, etc.).
  • Analyze malfunctions, implement an action plan and ensure the remedial maintenance of the equipment.
  • Set up a file for monitoring instruments and training operators
  • Management of equipment repair, calibration and maintenance providers.

Management of technical studies on production processes

  • Break down and analyze the different stages of the manufacturing process to make the production process more reliable.
  • Carry out feasibility studies to adapt the production tool to the different products (versatility) and to new commercial demands.
  • Study technological solutions to reduce industrial risks (gas emissions, noise pollution, etc.).

Preferred experience

Our ideal candidate:

  • Master 2 or general engineer degree, production, industrial maintenance, industrial engineering or related field
  • Has one or more successful experiences participating in the development and improvement of an industrial system, ideally in the medical industry
  • Has a team spirit, with excellent communication skills
  • Is pro-active, autonomous and rigorous
  • Likes to interact with multiple teams and interfaces
  • Is ready to learn and sometimes to step out of his comfort zone
  • Must be able to communicate in French and English

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