Senior Quality Manufacturing Engineer




$108,600 - 168,000 annually

Job Description


By joining Bio-Techne, you’ll join a company with a powerful and positive purpose of enabling cutting-edge research in Life Sciences and Clinical Diagnostics. Bio-Techne, and all of its brands, provides tools for researchers to further treat and prevent disease worldwide.

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Quality Manufacturing Engineer to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring the highest level of quality in the manufacturing process of complex electro-mechanical instruments. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement quality control measures, drive continuous improvement initiatives, and ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in quality engineering, manufacturing processes, NPI, Optics and electro-mechanical instruments.



  • Develop and implement quality control processes and procedures for the manufacturing of complex electro-mechanical instruments.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including design engineering, production, and supply chain, to ensure quality requirements are met throughout the manufacturing process.
  • Responsible for processing NPI projects through structured gated system and will engage internal and external resources to ensure projects are delivered on time, cost, and quality.
  • Conduct thorough analysis of manufacturing processes to identify areas for improvement and implement corrective actions to enhance product quality and efficiency.
  • Lead and participate in root cause analysis and failure investigations to identify and resolve quality issues.
  • Develop and maintain quality documentation, including work instructions, standard operating procedures, ECO, BOM and quality control plans.
  • Responsible to develop tooling fixture.
  • Perform regular audits and inspections to ensure compliance with quality standards, regulations, and customer requirements.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to optimize manufacturing processes, reduce defects, and improve overall product quality.
  • Collaborate with suppliers to ensure the quality of incoming materials and components used in the manufacturing process.
  • Provide technical expertise and support to resolve quality-related issues during production.
  • Train and mentor junior quality engineers and manufacturing personnel on quality control processes and procedures.
  • Must be able to travel domestically for supplier visit 10-15%


Qualifications – Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 to 10 years of experience in quality engineering within a manufacturing environment, preferably in the electro-mechanical instrument industry.
  • Experienced with Optics & Pneumatics
  • Proficiency in testing and troubleshooting of complex electromechanical systems.
  • Experience troubleshooting complex electronic circuits to component level.
  • Strong knowledge of quality control methodologies, tools, and techniques, such as statistical process control, Six Sigma, and lean manufacturing.
  • Experience with complex electro-mechanical instruments and familiarity with relevant industry standards and regulations.
  • Proven track record of implementing quality control processes and driving continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to conduct root cause analysis and implement effective corrective actions.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Detail-oriented mindset with a focus on delivering high-quality products.
  • Familiarity with ISO 9001 and other relevant quality management systems.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, including assembly, testing, and inspection.
  • Linux & Python experience is a plus.
  • Note: This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the responsibilities and requirements of the position. It is not exhaustive and may be subject to change or modification to meet the company’s evolving needs.


Why Join Bio-Techne

  • Salary Range: $108,600 – 168,00
  • Full Time
  • We offer competitive salaries along with extensive medical, vision, and dental plans for you and your family starting on day one!
  • We invest in our employees’ financial futures through 401k matching and an employee stock purchase plan.
  • We help our employees develop their careers through mentorship, promotional opportunities, training and development, internship programs, and more.
  • We offer employee resource groups, volunteer paid time off, employee events, and charity drives to build a culture of caring and belonging.
  • We foster a culture of empowerment and innovation, where employees feel valued and encouraged to bring their new ideas to the table.
  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Bio-Techne is an E-Verify Employer in the United States.

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150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 P: 415 408 5605

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150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107
P: 415 408 5605