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System Engineer


  • Wrocław

    Wrocław, Lower Silesia
  • Offer expired 10 days ago
  • contract of employment
  • full-time
  • specialist (Mid / Regular)

Your responsibilities

We are looking for an experienced System Engineer to join us in driving continual improvements to QIAGEN systems during the post launch lifecycle phase via changes or upgrades to hardware and electronics of the instrument. The ideal candidate would be able to support complex systems, including PCR, nucleic acid purification and liquid handling, and also be willing to work closely with the on-site Software Technology Center, as well as develop additional skillsets in molecular biology, in order to have maximum positive impact on the full systems. Your responsibility will be:

- Working with cross-functional teams (sample preparation & PCR optimization and integration, troubleshooting and failure analysis) to identify and prioritize design improvements based on data collated from customers, field service, technical support or research & development.

- Designing experiments to reproduce systemic issues, determine the root causes and implementing the associated changes to resolve them.

- Ensuring that decisions are data-driven, by designing multifactorial experiments, analyzing data, and presenting results in a clear and concise manner.

- Liaising with our international manufacturers and interdisciplinary teams to ensure production manufacturing standards are maintained.

- Developing a strong understanding of the systems to better project future outcomes

- Working with instrument investigation, verification and technical root cause analysis; engineering activities linked to the life cycle management of an instrument platform.

Our requirements

  • Education in Mechanical, Electrical or Instrumentation Engineering (BSc) as a minimum; preferably with sufficient technical knowledge to link optical, fluidic and mechanical skillsets.

  • Professional experience; preferably 5+ years’ experience with complex electromechanical equipment in regulated medium to high volume market (in the field of digital PCR testing, DNA/RNA extraction).

  • Experience in manufacturing/assembly/testing/service related tasks with aptitude for metrology and mechatronics; preferably working in interdisciplinary and international teams.

  • Knowledge of quality methods such as CAPA, cGMP, FMEA, ISO would be beneficial.

  • Experience with product development and/or life cycle management in a regulated environment (Design Control according to European and U.S./FDA guidelines would be a plus).

  • Strong data analysis and interpretation skills.

  • Strong troubleshooting skills, experience with troubleshooting systems desirable.

  • Proven organizational skills, self-motivated and attention to detail.

  • Knowledge of Solid Works (or other equivalent CAD package).

  • Advanced oral and written English language skills.

  • Strong co-ordination and communication skills.

  • A willingness to travel to manufacturing/partner sites internationally.

  • Planning and problem-solving skills.

  • Demonstrates accountability.

  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Flexible attitude to work.

  • Enjoy work in interdisciplinary and internationally connected teams.

What we offer

  • Possibility to develop in an international company

  • Training and development programs

  • Private medical care

  • Group Life Insurance

  • Multisport card

  • Flexible benefits platform

  • Language classes

  • Pension Scheme (PPE) after 12 months

  • Childcare subsidy

  • Happy Monday :)

  • Friendly atmosphere

  • Casual dress code

  • Attractive location (Sky Tower)

  • Benefits

  • sharing the costs of professional training & courses

  • life insurance

  • no dress code


At the heart of QIAGEN’s business is a vision to make improvements in life possible.

We are on an exciting mission to make a real difference in science and healthcare. We are still the entrepreneurial company we started out as and have today achieved a size where we can bring our full power to many initiatives and to our presence across the globe.

Our most valuable asset are our employees – more than 5000 in over 35 locations around the world. Our ambition is to ensure we have outstanding and passionate people working in the best teams and we are constantly looking for new talent to join us.

There are few players who have shaped the world of modern science and healthcare as much as QIAGEN, and we have only just started.

If you are looking to advance your career, are seeking new challenges and opportunities, enjoy working in dynamic and international, diverse teams and want to make a real impact on people’s lives, then QIAGEN is where you need to be.

If this interdisciplinary challenge appeals to you, you can expect a highly motivated team that is looking forward to your support!

Please apply online, quoting the reference number, with your complete application documents in English as well as your earliest starting date and salary expectations.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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