Automation Research Associate (Robotics)(Mechanical Engineer)
Together, We Can Solve the World???s GreatestChallengesThe solution to many of the most fundamentalchallenges facing the world today can be found in science. But providing forthe food, energy and safety needs of a growing population will require morethan science alone. It will require many people working together to devisesolutions that improve the lives of people everywhere. DuPont has a richhistory of scientific discovery that has enabled countless innovations andtoday, we???re looking for more people, in more places, to collaborate with us tomake life the best it can be. About DuPont Industrial Biosciences DuPont Industrial Biosciences comprises anunmatched portfolio of capabilities in industrial biotechnology and bio-basedsolutions. The unique combination of agricultural, biotechnology, chemical andmaterial science capabilities allows DuPont Industrial Biosciences to delivercost-effective products with superior performance and sustainability aspects toa range of industries. Bringing togetherthe expertise from Danisco, Genencor, and DuPont has yielded a uniquecombination of strengths in enzyme technology, materials science, andbioprocessing. We call it Powered by DuPont??? Genencor?? Science. It???swhat powers the innovations to help solve some of the world???s greatestchallenges. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desireto make a difference, we invite you to apply for the following opportunity in PaloAlto, CA: AutomationResearch Associate Job Description DuPont Industrial Biosciences iscurrently seeking a dynamic Automation Research Associate to join ourBiochemistry Automation team. The successfulapplicant will be a creative, flexible, highly-motivated contributor, excitedto play a role in expanding automation and data-handling capabilities across DuPontIB???s global R&D organization. Our interdisciplinary project teams are responsiblefor discovering, optimizing, and scaling-up enzyme technologies across a widerange of applications, providing sustainable solutions to change the world. Candidates must have experiencerelevant to high-throughput screening and laboratory workflows and automation. Experience in automating laboratory workflows inan industrial or commercial environment, such as with robotic liquid handlersor microfluidics is strongly preferred. This new R&D opportunity will bebased at DuPont???s Industrial Biosciences Technology and Innovation Center in PaloAlto, California, but the position will interface closely with otherinternational teams at DuPont IB. Occasionaltravel to other R&D sites in Europe and North America will be required. Responsibilities Working with the global automation team,the candidate will: Identify and implement solutions(hard- and software) for improvement of the high-quality automationinfrastructureCollaborate with biotechnology projectteams to design relevant and robust automation workflowsExecute, support, and leverageautomation solutions (especially robotic sample handling and deteApply for this job.