Waters Corporation is seeking a Principal Systems Engineer to lead the facilitation of system design and definition at a technical level while working with key stakeholders to ensure that the system meets that definition.
This role will work with hardware and software engineering, product owners, and research groups on LC/MS/Informatics/Chemistry requirements analysis and generating system requirements document and system architecture.
Work within the company's product/instrument development process and relevant regulatory frameworks to:
Perform complete lifecycle systems engineering (From concept generation to sustaining existing products).
Collaborate with stakeholders in generating concept of operations.
Collaborate with product owners in understanding & defining system context.
Assist in generating a Systems Engineering Management Plan (SEMP), when appropriate for a given project.
Accountable for ensuring system requirements and architecture capture the essential information.
Accountable for creating and testing verification activities
Be accountable for managing interfaces between various sub-systems.
Develop, and work in partnership with other stakeholders to implement, the system integration strategy (SEMP, if applicable) such that key attributes are risk managed and that project timelines are met.
Contribute to design reviews, FMEAs, phase reviews, system cost model, and other project related activity as appropriate.
Lead and facilitate the development of systems engineering tools (Example: SysML, FFDs), process and practices. Mentor project team members in these tools when applicable.
Take an active role in the development and support of existing LC/MS/Informatics systems and technologies (in consultation with Research, Operations and Service) to:
Improve performance, improve quality, or reduce cost.
Define critical parameters and interface requirements for integration into commercial products.
Model/simulate system performance and system requirements.
Work in partnership with Corporate Research to:
Assist in the evaluation and usage of new technologies.
Provide integration skills to aid the development and subsequent transfer of new technologies (including their requirements and specifications) into commercial instrumentation.
Research developments in the technical community and competitors' products to identify potential development opportunities.
To act as system designer and technical authority for designated LC/MS instruments when required.
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, or a related subject.
Minimum of 5 years of systems engineering experience.
Good written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to troubleshoot and drive a team to a root cause
Ability to understand high level software and electro-mechanical architecture.
A technical understanding of the requirements, procedures and physical resources needed to verify sub-assemblies in system environments and complete.
Nice to Have
Experience in working in a multi-disciplinary engineering team environment.
Proven experience in the development of scientific or analytical instrumentation containing chemistry, fluids under pressure, optics, vacuum, particle optics, precision mechanics, electronics, and firmware/software.
Hands-on experience of LC and/or MS system and sub-assemblies is a plus.
Hands-on MBSE experience.
Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials, and food sciences for more than 60 years. With more than 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 35 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, with products available in more than 100 countries. Our team focuses on creating business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.
Working at Waters enables our employees to unlock the potential of their careers. Our global team is driven by purpose. We strive to be better, learn and improve every day in everything we do. We're the problem solvers and innovators that aren't afraid to take risks to transform the world of human health and well-being. We're all in it together delivering benefit as one to provide the insights needed today in order to solve the challenges of tomorrow.
Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our core values at Waters Corporation. It is our responsibility to actively implement programs and practices to drive inclusive behavior and increase diversity across the organization. We are united by diversity and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, our customers and our community. Waters is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or protected Veteran status.
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