Microfluidics Engineer



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 currently has over 1,200 employees worldwide. 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


A Microfluidics Engineer who can make significant contributions in helping design, implement, verify, and troubleshoot the fluidic control of our IVD instrumentation platform hardware as part of the Hardware System Integration team. As a Microfluidics Engineer, you will help the Hardware System Integration team support the fluidic control systems of the IVD hardware.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Help characterize and meet the requirements of the fluidics assays
  • Ensure needs of the assay development team for fluidics control are met
  • Provide innovate and robust design solutions to identified problem areas with the fluidic control
  • Troubleshooting and root cause analysis of fluidic failures
  • Create robust test methods and experiments for fluidics design
  • Assist in developing test and characterization rigs with automation platforms
  • Collaborate across the organisation, providing the relevant people with information as needed
  • Working on multiple projects concurrently
  • Work with external vendors and contractors to create solutions as necessary
  • Maintaining and updating documentation
  • This role is as an individual contributor as part of the Systems Hardware Integration team

Required Experience

Essential skills:

  • Applicable Engineering or Physical Science Degree
  • Industry microfluidics experience
  • Experiment design and execution, with attention to ensuring we are answering the question
  • Data analysis and presentation
  • Quickly moving from prototyping, to development, and implementation of solutions
  • Enjoys a fast-paced environment and is self-motivated
  • Works well independently but does not hesitate to ask for assistance when needed
  • QMS Experience
  • Collaborate across the organisation, providing the relevant people with information as needed e.g. Lab Technicians, Engineers and Scientists
  • Competent in documentation and report writing
  • Basic coding, software, or scripting experience (for example: Matlab, R statistical language, Python, etc.)

Desirable skills:

  • IVD fluidics experience
  • MEMS fluidics experience
  • SOP, WI, and documentation experience
  • Medical Device and/or Lab on a Chip Experience
  • Experience managing external vendors and resources
  • Consumable and hardware integration experience
  • Consumable manufacturing methods and scaling experience
  • Biology and assay development and transfer experience
  • Experience with regulatory standards including EN60601, EN61010, ISO13485 and ISO14971
  • Experience using mechanical CAD tools like Solidworks or similar
  • Experience using physics modelling tools like Ansys/Comsol or similar
  • Understanding of Engineering Product Lifecycle and phase gate process
  • Working in a Scaled Agile Framework environment
  • Creating and implementing data storage and analysis frameworks
  • Validating development tools with traceability to appropriate standards


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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.