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Join Tecan! Join the market leader!

Work in an international and dynamic environment, share our success!


Do you want to make a significant difference in how the world is looking tomorrow and contribute to the innovation of state-of-the-art, cutting-edge technology products?

Then look no further and join our R&D Team in Morgan Hill, CA


Ref# 092-322

Technical Program Manager

What you will do

The Technical Program Manager leads and manages technical teams consisting of up to10 engineers for scientific and IVD instrumentation and associated consumable/cartridge development projects.  These teams typically consist of engineers, technicians, and specialist in a variety of disciplines such as systems engineering, mechanical engineering, fluidics/microfluidics, optics, electrical engineering, firmware and software engineering, industrial design, and biochemistry/molecular biology. 


Responsibilities will include

  • Driving projects in close collaboration with the customers and ensures with dynamic and agile project management style good and customer focused products and solutions. 
  • Actively engaging with external customers and with internal marketing and systems engineering in defining/reviewing product requirements (including product cost and quality goals) and generating project proposals to deliver product that best satisfies customer needs and intended use.
  • Overall responsible for the on-time, on-budget execution of projects in compliance with applicable internal and external regulations and procedures.
  • Managing projects to meet requirements, quality, timeline, COGS and budget expectations from inception through product release in compliance with Tecan’s or customer’s product development procedures as well as all applicable standards.
  • Ensuring close communication and coordination with stake holders for each project (Marketing, Customers, Purchasing, Logistics and Production, Quality etc.)
  • Reporting on project status, schedule and cost / budget as required by local and global stake holders including creating regular project reports if needed. Ensuring that reporting content is generated by subordinate project leaders.
  • Providing direction, guidance, and mentorship to team members 
  • Contributing to and approving system architecture and designs



What you bring along

  • B.S., M.S., Ph. D. or equivalent in an engineering discipline such as mechanical, electrical, or biomedical engineering.
  • Candidates should have a deep understanding of one or more biotech/life science fields and at least 5 years of relevant industry experience leading managing interdisciplinary teams to develop complex instrumentation and/or consumables/cartridges.  It is also highly desirable for candidates to have 5 or more years of direct hands-on engineering experience with complex instrumentation
  • Experience working with outside clients and customers
  • Proven ability to interact with key stakeholders to understand project scope and product requirements as well as resolve conflicts
  • Excellent scientific and engineering knowledge
  • Systems engineering experience, system architecture development, and risk analysis experience
  • Extensive experience with a majority of the following software tools: MS Office (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Visio)
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills


What you will get

  • Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package
  • Progressive employment conditions
  • Exciting career opportunities
  • Wide range of training courses
  • Strong company culture with rich history


Look no further and apply now!

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We are looking forward to receiving your application online. Please submit your resume (w/o picture and w/o cover letter, reference letters and diplomas are optional).


We will only consider applications that fully meet our requirements.



Tecan is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


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Every lab. Every day. Empowered.
Our vision is to empower every laboratory, every day, around the world with Tecan technology, products and support. We will help to shape the future of automated workflows in life sciences and clinical diagnostics through unrivaled expertise, products and customer support.

We care about our culture.
Our values – trust, highest standards and ambition – are the cornerstones of our business, and give us the framework for the Tecan culture. We foster a positive and empowering environment, which allows us to bring our passion and energy to work. This helps us to deliver on our customer promise – ‘Always there for you’.

Legal entity:  Tecan Systems, Inc.
City:  Morgan Hill, California
Country:  US

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto