Director of Engineering Technology

Providence Permanent USD150,000 - USD210,000
  • Drug discovery start-up
  • Growth opportunity with ability build the function from scratch

About Our Client

Michael Page has recently partnered with a drug discovery start up in Rhode Island. This is a 30 person start up that has several therapeutic products with several programs that are already in phase 3.

Job Description

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.


  • Shape the future advances in combination product manufacturing, electro-mechanical instrumentation and robotic operations blending core capabilities including materials science, systems engineering, data analytics, advanced imaging systems, and cutting-edge robotic technologies.
  • Possess the presentation skills to influence and inform scientific decisions at senior management, cross-functional or external meetings.
  • Optimize unit operations for improved manufacturability, and ultimately support design transfer of improved systems into a highly automated production environment
  • Work with electrical engineers, process experts, and software engineers to define sub-system electrical, pneumatic and control logic using process and instrumentation diagram (P&ID) drawings.
  • Design and evaluate feasibility on improved device components, subsystems, and assembled products.
  • Solve process equipment issues using best-in-class tools such as troubleshooting matrices, fishbone diagrams, FMEA and other structured problem-solving methods.
  • Identify and mitigate risks associated with device functionality, reliability, safety, COGs and manufacturing scalability

The Successful Applicant

  • Hands-on experience with
    • Multi-axis robot programming and integration 6-axis a plus
    • PC-based logic control, Beckhoff, and TwinCAT a plus
    • Systems wiring and integration
    • Pneumatic systems integration
    • Machine vision and vision-based precision measurement
    • Mechanical assembly
    • Industrial networking and communication protocols
    • Specifying and procuring industrial automation components
    • Safety system logic
    • Solidworks CSWP or equivalent, Autocad Electrical a plus
    • Programming Ladder, C#, C++

What's on Offer

  • Competitive compensation package, bonus and benefits
  • Ability to build a life changing function from the ground up
  • Opportunity for vast growth within the company
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