Staff Mechanical Engineer




$136,000 - 204,000 annually

Job Description


By joining the Bio-Techne team you will have a significant impact on future cutting-edge research. Bio-Techne, and all of its brands, provides tools for researchers in Life Sciences and Clinical Diagnostics.


Position Summary:

Bio-Techne is seeking a highly motivated and creative Staff Mechanical Engineer to lead and architect the design of analytical instruments from concepts to final products. This position will report into the development team working with a group of curious, innovative, and supportive engineers and scientists.

We are a rapidly growing division that supports our employees’ career growth and empowers them to pursue their aspirations. We have a flexible work schedule, an on-site gym, and a culture of respecting and encouraging a healthy work life balance. We are a company that promotes diversity and belonging. We look forward to working with engineers and scientists from all walks of life.



This position involves the following responsibilities and skills:

  • Use system level thinking to come up with designs for new products
  • Strong technical skills and critical thinking to efficiently solve complicated problems by providing mechanical, optical, fluidics, and material solutions
  • Expertise in precision mechanical and mechanism design
  • Design optical, detection, liquid handling, and automation systems
  • Optimize design for manufacturability and facilitate transfer to manufacturing
  • Support design optimization on existing products
  • Expert in Solidworks, familiar with PDM and PLM systems
  • Provide and receive constructive feedback with good intent
  • Support teammates with genuine interest



  • Bachelor’s degree required with 10 or more years of related work experience in mechanical engineering and design.
  • Prior experience in analytical instrumentation preferred.
  • Microfluidic design knowledge is desired.
  • Experience in relevant industries designing complex equipment with equal or greater complexity utilizing automation, detection, and high volume production will be considered.

Why Join Bio-Techne:

  • Salary Range: $136-204k depending on experience and qualifications
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: San Jose CA
  • 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

Manufacture : San Jose

1608 Las Plumas Avenue
San Jose, CA 95133
P: 408 326 0591


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