Process Engineering Manager


Alloa, UK

Job Type


Company Overview

LumiraDx is a medical technology company developing, manufacturing and marketing smart connected diagnostics and diagnostic-led care solutions. Founded in 2014 by entrepreneurs with a successful track record in building and scaling medical diagnostics and health IT businesses, the company has major operations in the UK and the USA, and is supported by a global sales network, LumiraDx is a high growth organisation. We have recently launched the innovative LumiraDx Platform, and are looking for proactive, experienced, focused and enthusiastic individuals who can make a significant contribution to the continued growth and success of our dynamic and forward-looking company.

Role & Responsibilities

Process Engineering Manager - Based at our site in Alloa 

Permanent / Full time

The Opportunity

Driving the performance of existing products manufactured at Dumyat, Alloa through proactive monitoring of yield, downtime, and capacity.  This role plays a critical and highly visible part in validating new products on our manufacturing equipment. The validation will cover raw material right through to the finished product. The holder will also need to demonstrate highly visible leadership behaviours upholding the companies values whilst also driving performance across quality. The scope also includes coaching and mentoring the team to improve their performance and delivery through a mixture of 1:1, coaching/ mentoring, goal setting, performance reviews.

The Role

As the Process Engineering Manager:

  • You will drive the performance of the existing platform products inc identifying improvement opportunities in terms of yield, downtime and product rate
  • You will drive validation of new products on the strip manufacturing equipment at the manufacturing site
  • You will develop new products covering all aspects of the strip design and development process from raw material sourcing, through printing, assembly and product performance evaluation.
  • You will carry out product development, characterisation & optimisation, while developing test methods, driving continuous improvement, and crucially identifying which aspects of the product features or quality elements influence the final device performance.
  • You will also be responsible for the team of engineers and technicians covering 24x7 shifts for all aspects of product performance (yield, throughput)
  • You will drive improvements in departmental quality performance

Required Experience

About You

We are looking for a highly self-motivated individual with exceptional leadership and a high level of skills in problem solving, along with the following skills and experience:

  • Degree in a relevant engineering or scientific discipline
  • A hands-on manager with a high level of relevant industry experience
  • Experienced in product characterisation / optimisation
  • Experienced in statistical analysis techniques
  • Experience in Test Method Validation
  • Experience in product and process validation.
  • GMP/ GLP/ GDP experience
  • Strong written technical reporting writing
  • Experience of product and process validation
  • Experience of lean six sigma


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Thank you for your interest. If you're successful in your application, you may be subject to all or some of the LumiraDx standard pre-employment checks. This includes employment references; Criminal records data checks which are processed as part of our recruitment process for employment or continued employment to comply with legal and regulatory obligations to which the company is subject. LumiraDx place a high level of importance on its responsibilities for information security and privacy and have put in place an information security management system to ensure that the company and its staff maintain the highest standards with respect to data protection and information security.