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Senior Plastic Consumable Engineer

Summary of Position:

Erbi is a growth-stage startup with a mission to streamline cell culture with products that simplify bio-pharma and cell therapy process development and manufacture.  We are looking for talented, diligent, growth oriented plastic consumable engineers to help progress our core technology in the Research group and develop integrated cell processing devices and fabrication methods. 

Role and Responsibilities 

Consumable engineers play an integral role on our iteration teams by the design and development of fluidic devices for cell processing.  This includes developing fabrication processes, designing and fabricating prototypes, executing system tests, and carrying lessons learned into subsequent iteration cycles.  They are also responsible for contributing to team learning by exploring different fabrication methods, fluidic device concepts, and applications and educating the group.  Work will be centered around developing consumable devices for cell processing unit operations.

Key areas of responsibilities include:  

  • Development and characterization of plastic bonding and joining methods
  • Development of plastic fabrication methods
  • Design and development of fluidic consumables
  • System design and development
  • Device fabrication and test
  • Test setup fabrication, data acquisition

Qualifications and Education Requirements 

Ideal candidates will have experience reducing to practice at least one fluidic system or developing fabrication processes for manufacturing fluidic devices.  This can be through work experience, or thesis projects.


  • Good mechanical intuition
  • Familiarity with fabrication methods, expertise in at least one
  • Ability to learn by conducting controlled experiments
  • Ability and desire to learn new skills
  • Tenacity, grit
  • Experience seeing a product go from concept to market a plus
  • Programming skills, especially Python and Matlab a plus
  • Familiarity with G-code a plus
  • Solidworks a plus.
  • Aseptic technique and cell culture laboratory experience a plus


About the Company

Erbi Biosystems Inc. is a fast-growing biotechnology company developing microfluidic devices for the biopharmaceutical and medical industry. By joining Erbi Biosystems Inc. you will have an opportunity to work on cutting edge technology alongside a skilled team of engineers and scientists creating a new product to accelerate biotechnology innovation.


 Erbi Biosystems, Inc. offers a comprehensive benefit plan as well as a culture with opportunity for growth and rewarding challenges.

EEO Statement

For positions requiring access to technical data, Erbi Biosystems, Inc. may have to obtain export licensing approval from the U.S. Department of Commerce – Bureau of Industry and Security and/or the U.S. Department of State – Directorate of Defense Trade Controls. As such, applicants for this position – except US Citizens, US Permanent Residents, and protected individuals as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) – may have to go through an export licensing review process.  

Candidates should be aware that Erbi Biosystems currently maintains a policy requiring all US-based employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  Newly hired employees must be vaccinated prior to their employment start date. *Certain exemptions may apply.

Erbi Biosystems, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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