12 days old

Staff Mechanical Engineer

North, SC 29112
Location :
US - North Carolina - Asheville
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.

Location/Division Specific Information:
Asheville, North Carolina
Our Laboratory Products Division unites deep scientific expertise, a collaborative culture and rich resources to deliver the lab equipment and consumables that our customers need to achieve their scientific goals – quickly, reliably and safely. Our smart lab solutions make it faster and easier for our customers to focus on what matters most – delivering answers and innovations that save and improve lives.

How will you make an impact?
The Mechanical Engineer will provide leadership to manage support of New Product Development (NPD) projects, Product Optimization Engineering (POE) projects, and support for re-engineering existing products for our Manufacturing Center of Excellence (COE) with specific responsibilities on existing mechanical components, mechanical subsystems and product testing.

What will you do?

  • Work alongside other Product Optimization Engineer (POE) team members and with other cross-functional groups to develop mechanical systems and identify/implement projects for design optimization of the company’s Laboratory Products Division; including ultra-low temperature freezers, high performance refrigeration systems, furnaces, biological safety cabinets, shakers, incubators, and water systems.
  • Develop and execute test plans to validate mechanical/electrical system performance while utilizing design for reliability tools and performance sensitivity analysis. Consideration must be given to the applicable third-party certifications, for example: Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Underwriters Laboratories (UL), European Mark (CE), Canadian Standards Association (CSA) etc.
  • Improve current mechanical systems by use of Design for Manufacturability and Design for Assembly
  • Actively participate in product development cycle to optimize productivity.
  • Generate, review, and approve Engineering Change Requests (ECR’s).
  • Support the creation of 3D CAD models and 2D drawings for of new and existing products.
  • Create and maintain Bills of Materials (BOM).
  • Work with internal project team which consists of quality, regulatory, R&D, operations, supplier/sourcing, manufacturing, marketing, and sales.
  • Document project progress and track future product development milestones & tasks.
  • Lead Continuous Improvement (CI) initiatives and support all Practical Process Improvements (PPI) projects.
  • Other projects, tasks or special assignments assigned by the leadership team.
  • May train others on functional area related topics.
How will you get here?

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering with 10+ years of relevant work experience; or MS degree with 5+ years of experience. If related PhD, 3+ years of related experience preferred.
  • Experience using 3D CAD software (SolidWorks/CREO/Windchill)
  • Knowledge of Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Knowledge of ANSI drafting standards and GD&T
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills to understand system interfaces and to quickly analyze, troubleshoot, and determine root cause of issues;
  • Must be able to write effective test plans and interpret the resulting data to evaluate and troubleshoot thermal system performance.
  • Excellent verbal and written 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.
  • Position may require up to 10% travel
Highly Preferred Experience:
  • Design experience with freezer/refrigeration systems; including selecting compressors, evaporators, and condensers.​
** Relocation assistance is available for this opportunity. **

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

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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.


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

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