Careers

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There has never been a more exciting time at Rani Therapeutics. We have successfully tested the RaniPill in humans, and we are working towards the ultimate goal of making the oral delivery of biologics a reality for millions of patients. We are growing rapidly and we are actively hiring.

Current Openings.

We are actively hiring and building our team. Check out some of our current open positions. If you think you have the right experience, and would like to be part of a dynamic team, we want to hear from you.

MECHANICAL ENGINEER - R&D

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time

Job Summary

We are seeking a candidate for mechanical testing and fixture design. You should have a good understanding of how to design and set up tests.  You will be responsible for designing unique tests, developing fixtures, and analyzing the data. Additional duties may include reporting failures, and assisting in improving manufacturing processes to prevent prototype failures. As a Mechanical Engineer, your role is to support R&D with component design work, test fixture design, and supporting verification testing. You will also interface with manufacturing to implement new design updates in to the pilot manufacturing line. 

Responsibilities

  • Work with multi-disciplinary teams to define tests and perform verification testing
  • Design and build appropriate test fixtures for completing the tests 
  • Assist engineering and bio team on evaluation of device failures and complete test reports to review improvements with the team
  • Collaborate with manufacturing to create product assembly tooling, fixtures and work instructions
  • Assist R&D and manufacturing in process development, including molding, bonding processes for parts, and component design
  • Comply with company’s policies and guidelines regarding quality and regulatory

Qualifications

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering
  • 3-5 years of industry experience
  • Must be hands on and adept at building and debugging fixtures
  • Fluent with SolidWorks
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Creative, self-motivated, flexible to work in a small company environment and assume a wide variety of tasks

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience in a medical device company desired

Travel

Up to 10%

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SENIOR MECHANICAL ENGINEER - R&D

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time

Job Summary

The Senior Mechanical Engineer is responsible for evaluating and improving the current drug delivery system while maintaining high quality and reliability standards.  This will be achieved by testing the system and optimizing components or sub-assemblies as needed. In addition, he/she will be required to work with quality and regulatory to develop complete documentation for the device. The successful candidate will work independently and use sound judgment to deliver optimal solutions. This is a hands-on position that requires interaction and collaboration with a cross-functional team.

Responsibilities

  • Evaluate the current design and identify opportunities to realize improvement in product consistency and increased throughput in a manufacturing environment
  • Show proof of concept through prototyping and supporting test data, and coordinate implementation with appropriate stakeholders
  • Take full ownership of documentation by following internal design control SOPs, leading verification/validation activities, and participating in phase reviews
  • Create 3D models, engineering drawings and bill of materials
  • Create comprehensive work instructions and manufacturing SOP’s
  • Work with quality to resolve any issues with components or processes
  • Establish working relationship with outside vendors, machine shops, contract manufacturers and manage the work accordingly
  • Comply with company’s policies and guidelines regarding quality and regulatory

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 5 plus years hands-on experience in a design environment
  • Experience with creating engineering drawings, BOMs, and product specifications
  • In-depth experience with complex mechanical  systems that interact with biology
  • Prior experience in a medical device company
  • Experience with design control process for medical devices and implementation of product in to manufacturing
  • Working knowledge of FDA regulations and ISO, cGMP, QMS standards    
  • Good understanding of DFM and lean manufacturing
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge and/or hands-on experience with machine shop tools
  • Proficiency with SolidWorks required
  • Creative, self-motivated, flexible to work in a small company environment and assume a wide variety of tasks

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge /experience with plastic injection molding
  • Masters’ degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering

Travel

Up to 10%

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MECHANICAL ENGINEER

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time

Job Summary

The Mechanical Engineer is responsible for evaluating the current manufacturing processes and making design improvements to increase throughput, quality and reliability.  This will be achieved by redesigning the current tooling and/or creating new tooling and equipment.  The successful candidate will work independently and use sound judgment to deliver optimal manufacturing solutions. This is a hands-on position that requires interaction and collaboration with a cross-functional team.

Responsibilities

  • Evaluate the current manufacturing processes /workflows and identify opportunities to realize improved product consistency and increased throughput
  • Develop concepts and ideas for improving the exiting tooling as well as creating new tooling including semi-automation where applicable
  • Take full ownership of tooling /fixture designs, conduct concept reviews, show proof of concept through prototyping coupled with supporting test data, coordinate with appropriate stakeholders for successful verification /validation, launch and documentation
  • Create 3D models, engineering drawings and bills of materials
  • Create comprehensive work instructions and manufacturing SOP’s
  • Work closely with Process Engineering through the creation of verification /validation protocols (IQ,OQ,PQ) as well as successful execution, data generation, report and documentation
  • Establish working relationship with outside vendors, machine shops, contract manufacturers and manage the work accordingly
  • Comply with company’s policies and guidelines regarding design control, validation activities and documentation

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical
  • 1-3 years hands-on, relevant experience
  • Experience with precision mechanisms, pneumatics, fixtures /tooling and mechanical components such as motors, belts/pulleys, gears, actuators, sensors, etc.
  • Experience with creating engineering drawings, BOMs and product specifications
  • Knowledge of material properties, heat treatment and surface finish
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge and/or hands-on experience with machine shop tools
  • Deep knowledge of GD&T as well as proficiency with SolidWorks
  • Prior experience with FDA regulations and ISO, cGMP, QMS standards   
  • Creative, self-motivated, flexible to work in a small company environment and assume a wide variety of tasks

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge /experience with plastic injection molding

Travel

Up to 10%

ELECTRO-MECHANICAL TECHNICIAN

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time

Job Summary

We are seeking an Electro-Mechanical Technician to build and support manufacturing equipment.  In this role you will troubleshoot, repair and perform preventative maintenance on existing equipment as well as build, install, power up, debug and commission new equipment. 

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the engineering team to assemble, build, power up, debug and configure semi-automated equipment
  • Analyze equipment problems, perform necessary tests, generate data and make recommendations for improvements
  • Provide technical support during equipment validation
  • Perform equipment calibration, repairs and preventive maintenance  
  • Create or edit SOP, MPI, WI and other technical documents
  • Maintain 5S standards
  • Comply with company’s EH&S policies

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience
  • Hands-on experience with precision mechanisms, pneumatics, electrical/electronics, tooling and fixtures
  • Good knowledge and experience with mechanical and electrical components such as motors, belts/pulleys, gears, actuators, cams, bearings, valves, pumps, flow meters, lead-screws, solenoids, sensors, gauges, contacts, relays, etc.
  • Effective verbal, written, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Proficient with reading /interpreting mechanical/electrical drawings as well as pneumatic & electrical schematics
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Must be open to work overtime and weekends as needed
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 25 lbs.
  • Knowledge and/or hands-on experience with machine shop tools
  • Creative, self-motivated and flexible to work in a small company environment and assume a wide variety of tasks

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience in a Biotech, cGMP environment
  • Prior experience with robotics automation and servo systems
  • Knowledge and experience with PLC programming

Travel

Up to 10%

SENIOR MACHINIST/CNC PROGRAMMER – PART-TIME

San Jose, California, United States - Part-time

Job Summary

We are seeking a candidate with exceptional overall knowledge of CNC machining for part time work (up to 2 days per week). The ideal candidate must have experience in CNC machining with HAAS CNC equipment and CAM programming (MasterCam). You will be responsible for collaborating with engineers to machine parts and equipment components.  In addition, you will be expected to keep a safe and clean environment in the machine shop.

Responsibilities

  • Translate SolidWorks designs using CAM into g-code for in-house milling
  • Setup and operate CNC milling machine
  • Efficiently produce parts to specification including tight dimensional tolerance parts
  • Perform technical review of components that require fabrication (CAD model & engineering drawing)
  • Identify, select, and procure appropriate tooling for job specific applications (based on part material, geometry, features, tolerances, and equipment capability)
  • Maintain a safe working environment in the machine shop
  • MasterCAM knowledge required, or can use your own software

Education and/or Job Experience

Minimum High school education

SENIOR MECHANICAL ENGINEER

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time

Job Summary

We are seeking an exceptional Senior Mechanical Engineer to design, develop and validate semi or fully automated equipment that are used for the scale-up of high volume, disposable devices.  Your role is to find creative and sound engineering solutions to challenging problems with strong focus on quality, reliability and execution.  This is a hands-on position that requires interaction and collaboration with a cross-functional team including Engineering, Manufacturing, Biology, Quality, Facilities and Sustaining.

Responsibilities

  • Develop concepts and ideas for improving exiting tooling as well as creating new tooling including semi-automation where applicable
  • Evaluate the current manufacturing processes & workflows, identify opportunities for improved performance/throughput by applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials as well as soliciting feedback from operators
  • Take full ownership of the design, create User Requirements Specification (URS), conduct concept reviews, show proof of concept through prototyping/supporting test data, coordinate with appropriate stakeholders for successful verification/validation, launch and documentation
  • Create 3D models, engineering drawings and bills of materials
  • Create comprehensive work instructions and manufacturing SOP’s
  • Create verification/validation protocols (IQ,OQ,PQ), lead/support the execution activities, generate relevant data and provide corresponding documentation and reports
  • Participate in design FMEA and plan steps for mitigating risks
  • Establish working relationship with outside vendors, machine shops, contract manufacturers and manage the work accordingly
  • Comply with company’s policies and guidelines regarding design control, validation activities and documentation

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 5-7 years hands-on, relevant experience
  • In-depth experience with complex mechanical/electromechanical design
  • Extensive experience with precision mechanisms, pneumatics, servo systems, tooling/fixtures and mechanical components such as motors, belts/pulleys, gears, actuators, sensors, etc.
  • Experience with creating engineering drawings, BOMs and product specifications
  • Deep knowledge of material properties, heat treatment and surface finish
  • Proven track record with Medical Device Manufacturing Methods/Procedures, FDA regulations, ISO, cGMP and QMS standards
  • Good understanding of DFM and lean manufacturing
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge and/or hands-on experience with machine shop tools
  • Deep knowledge of GD&T as well as proficiency with SolidWorks
  • Creative, self-motivated and flexible to work in a small company environment and assume a wide variety of tasks

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Knowledge/experience with plastic injection molding
  • Knowledge/experience with DOE, SPC, JMP /Minitab
  • Experience with metal stamping, laser cutting and chemical etching
  • Familiarity with and sterilization process and aseptic environment
  • PLC programming

Travel

Up to 10%

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