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Electrical Engineer

Teknova Hollister, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental


Join us in envisioning, designing, and building the next generation of robotic fluid delivery and reagent manufacturing systems. You will be working with a team of electrical, mechanical, and computer / software engineers on the design and implementation of: aseptic robotic filling stations, CIP / SIP process equipment, labeling / torquing / packaging workstations; automated tracking of raw materials, WIP and finished goods; an integrated SCADA system that reports to our ERP and SQL databases.

Teknova is a manufacturer of Biotech GMP buffers, reagents, and growth media. Our site in Hollister is a unique high-throughput facility producing thousands of custom product lots per year.


  • Designs and develops new machine controls including robotic and electrical systems
  • Coordinates with engineering and maintenance on existing machine control modifications to robotic, electrical and electronic systems
  • Maintains all submachine control data highways
  • Maintains and updates controls portion of machine standards



  • Proficiency in SolidWorks preferred (specifically with drawing electrical schematics, panel layout, and wiring drawings)
  • 208 Volt 5 wire power experience preferred
  • Experience with Yamaha control programming preferred (specifically with Yamaha RCX 340 and Yamaha ERCX)
  • Experience with control panel programming strongly preferred (specifically with Automation Direct EA9-T8CL)
  • Experience with Good Manufacturing Practices for secondary pharmaceutical equipment such as mixers, bulk powders and bulk liquid systems, waste water system, purified water system, packaging equipment and robotics preferred
  • Must be proficient at preparing, checking, and coordinating documentation required to support designs
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills


Why Work Here?

Great benefits and awesome place to work.

Teknova manufactures over 5000 different products for the Biotech, Pharmaceutical, and Research communities. We make products that are used in the analysis and purification of DNA, RNA, proteins as well as growth media for bacteria, yeast and mammalian cell lines. Our products are used in the discovery and cure of diseases and to relieve suffering from these conditions. We are growing rapidly and have open positions at many different levels. Lab and Manufacturing employees receive ongoing training in GMP and basic science and chemistry. Our goal is to provide the greatest customer service in the Biotech industry and to create a fun and rewarding work environment for all our employees. We want you to GROW to your highest potential! Teknova's Core Values: 1. Exceed our customer's expectations 2. Support our employees in reaching their highest potential 3. Embrace and drive change 4. Have the fastest turn-around time in the industry 5. Build open and honest relationships 6. Provide ongoing free customer support 7. Be passionate and determined 8. Be honest and responsible 9. Be adventurous, creative and open minded 10. Be humble and kind


2290 Bert Dr Hollister, CA 95023
Hollister, CA


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