Waters Corporation is seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer to become a key member of our Instrument Development Group. In this role, the individual will drive new product innovation in the development of next generation Liquid Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry instruments and systems.
Working in a multi-disciplinary environment where high precision mechanical design intersects with physics, electronics, firmware, software and chemistry, the individual will be responsible for multiple aspects of mechanical design, analysis and test of subsystems and complete instruments from concept through volume production.
Waters is developing solutions that make meaningful impact on the world.
Help Scientists in the Fight Against Cancer
Help Ensure The Quality & Safety of Food and Beverages
Drive Innovation in Chemical Materials
Lead the way in helping scientists find ground breaking medical treatments
Develop and create detailed design and mechanical layout of components, subassemblies, and top level instruments from concept through production
Develop and review design concepts, drawings, bills of material, and assembly processes
Conduct detailed engineering analysis and test of components, subassemblies, and instruments to verify design and specification goals
Perform mechanical, fluid, thermal, and systems analyses to support new and existing designs
Lead in prototype build and preproduction activities
Develop, design and implement equipment, tooling, fixturing, and processes to achieve production requirements for safety, delivery and cost
Provide assignments and technical mentoring to junior level Engineers, Designers, and Technicians
Broadly utilize DFM (Design For Manufacture) methods and GD&T
Prepare, drive and present design and drawing reviews
Work closely with NPI (New Product Introduction) to ensure smooth transition of design into volume manufacturing
BS Mechanical Engineering
MS Mechanical Engineering is preferred
Minimum of 5 years industry experience in design and analysis of precision mechanical/electromechanical components/assemblies for volume production
Knowledge, Skills Required:
Proficiency designing precision mechanical components and assemblies taking into consideration design factors such as ease of manufacture, availability of materials, interchangeability, ease of assembly, and cost
Proficiency using 3D parametric modeling software (preferably Solidworks or UGNX)
Proficiency conducting Finite Element Analysis (CFD and experience with ANSYS considered a plus)
Strong understanding of mechanical engineering principles, materials, solid and fluid mechanics, and heat transfer
Strong knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) per ASME Y14.5 2009 as well as industry drafting standards
Knowledge of injection molded plastics design desirable
Experience with DFM (Design for Manufacture) methodology
Experience processing ECO's, practicing organized revision control using a Product Data Management tool (PDM - SAP preferred)
Fluency in English - written and spoken
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to collaborate effectively within and outside of team, possessing strong interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with superiors, peers, suppliers and customers
Please note this position does not offer sponsorship.
For over 50 years, Waters Corporation has developed innovative analytical science solutions to support customer discoveries, operations, performance, and regulatory compliance. Specifically, the company designs, manufactures, sells, and services high performance liquid chromatography, ultra performance liquid chromatography, and mass spectrometry technology systems and support products primarily in the United States, Europe, Japan, and Asia. Our innovations enable significant advancements within the pharmaceutical, life science, biochemical, industrial, food safety, environmental, academic and government industries. Waters is a publicly traded corporation (NYSE:WAT) with more than 6,000 employees and is represented in over 100 countries around the world.
Waters Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
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