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Mechanical Engineer

California City, CA 93505
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US - California - Sunnyvale
Job Description

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

How will you make an impact?
The Mechanical Engineer will be part of a larger engineering team tasked with hardware design, development, and support of our ion chromatography technologies. The individual will lead the mechanical or electromechanical design of components or systems through all stages of the product lifecycle.

What will you do?

  • Design, prototype, and validate new products.
  • Maintain and/or improve existing products to achieve better quality and/or cost reductions.
  • Apply knowledge of business practices, methodologies, and/or principles in the execution of short-term (1-2 years) functional deliverables or results.
  • Use 3D CAD (CREO) to perform mechanical design, modeling, and detailing of parts, assemblies, and drawings.
  • Coordinate with Project Manager to develop and execute a detailed schedule of mechanical activities that align with the overall project milestones.
  • Coordinate with vendors to optimize Design for Manufacturability (DFM).
  • Compile and analyze operational, test, and research data to establish performance standards for newly designed or modified products.
  • Present technical data, including issues, risks, and opportunities to cross-functional audiences, including Project Management, Product Management, R&D Chemists, Electrical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Supply Chain.
  • Mentor less experienced engineers.
  • Direct activities of one or more support engineers/designers to achieve project goals.
  • Direct activities of technician to order parts, assemble breadboards, and assemble prototypes for testing.
  • Plan and develop experimental test programs.
  • Write and release Engineering Change Orders (ECOs) for engineering drawings and Bills of Material (BOMs)
  • Assist in the transfer of products to Manufacturing, including documentation, training, and test fixtures.

How will you get here?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, or equivalent, with 5 years related work experience.
  • Strong knowledge of a Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system.
  • Experience performing ECOs and creating/updating BOMs; SAP and Oracle is a plus.
  • High proficiency using 3D CAD software; CREO/Windchill is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Finite Element Analysis (FEA); CREO Simulate is a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of ANSI drafting standards and GD&T
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
  • Excellent communication skills; must be able to clearly communicate technical content to peers and management, support conclusions and recommendations with calculations, test data, industry literature, etc.
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills to understand system interfaces and be able to quickly analyze, troubleshoot, and determine root cause of issues.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Material Science, or equivalent, with 3 years related work experience.
  • Experience with fluidic devices (e.g. pumps, transducers, tubing, fittings) in the medical device or scientific instrument industry
  • Experience designing electro-mechanical devices
  • Experience using CREO for sheet metal and molded plastics design
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing thermoplastic components, (machined and injection molded), including PEEK, PTFE, UHMW, and others.
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing sheet metal
  • Strong knowledge of applied materials science
  • Demonstrated success in managing projects
  • Experience developing under ISO 9001 quality management systems
  • Proficiency using common machine shop power tools (e.g. mill, lathe, drill-press).
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Apply today! http://jobs.thermofisher.com

If you are an individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to complete any part of our application process, click here for further assistance.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.


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Posted: 2019-08-06 Expires: 2019-09-05

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