Waters Corporation

  • Senior Manufacturing Engineer - Machining

    Req. #
    Company Name
    Waters Division
    Production and Manufacturing
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Description

    About Waters 


    Waters Corporation is a publicly traded global biotechnology company headquartered in Milford, Massachusetts. For fifty years, our solutions have been utilized by scientists in laboratories across the world.  


    The company employs more than 6,000 people worldwide, with manufacturing facilities located in Milford, MA; Tauton, MA; Wexford, Ireland; Manchester, England; and in Singapore.


    Our Milford Global Machining/Manufacturing Operation


    50,000 Sq. Ft. Machining/Manufacturing floor at the heart of our Half Mile Long Corporate Campus 

    90+ State of the Art CNC Machines

    Focused on high precision/medical device manufacturing

    Large Campus, 2 cafeterias, ON-SITE GYMS!, 24/7 café




    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. 


    Waters Machining Operations is searching for a Senior Manufacturing Engineer whose responsibilities will range from new product process development to the support of legacy processes. This assignment will focus on our 4-5 axis machining centers and/or 2-11 axis turning and mill-turning centers. It can also include technical oversight of junior engineering staff. Success in this position requires a working knowledge of CNC programming as well as tool design, process layout, and general manufacturing skills found in a medical device manufacturer.


    Job responsibilities are broad in scope and are highlighted below:

    • Process ownership of detailed manufacturing documentation of support area.
    • Develop and improve new and existing manufacturing processes in a regulated environment.
    • Participation in the DFM process with new product development to ensure our readiness for sustainable production.
    • Development of prototype and production tooling to support development, then production ramp-up and finally release
    • Support less tenured engineers as a technical mentor and leader.
    • Cross-function support for both up and downstream manufacturing departments such as assembly, deburring, etc.
    • Identify new equipment, manufacturing technologies and make recommendations regarding equipment, or plant changes in manufacturing facilities, also including material flow and plant design


    Consideration for this position does require the following qualifications:


    • BS in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent discipline with 10 years of experience in a machining or manufacturing environment preferred.
    • Minimum of an AS in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent discipline with 15 years of experience in a machining or manufacturing environment or 15+ years of experience and currently pursuing continuing education in related discipline.
    • Minimum of 5 years as a support engineer for turning and/or milling processes as described above.
    • Proficiency in UG/NX, SolidWorks, or similar CAD systems.
    • Ability to program using G code (manual), as well as Esprit, Mastercam, NX,  or similar CAM software
    • Thorough understanding of mechanical drawings, and assembly drawings.
    • Experience with GD&T and its proper use and application.
    • Experience working in a Lean, regulated environment preferred.
    • Demonstrated hands-on experience as a contributor making “chips”

    Key Words

    Manufacturing Engineer
    Process Engineer
    Machining Engineer
    CNC milling
    CNC Mill-Turn
    CNC lathes
    CNC Swiss
    Esprit CAM


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