Waters Corporation

  • Senior Manufacturing Engineer - Machining

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

    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”

    Company Description

    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 nearly 60 years. With approximately 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 31 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, and with products available in more than 100 countries.


    Waters Corporation's businesses include Waters, TA Instruments, VICAM, ERA, and Nonlinear Dynamics.


    Waters creates business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations by delivering ultra performance liquid chromatography (UPLC), high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), chromatography columns and chemistry products, mass spectrometry systems, laboratory informatics solutions, and comprehensive service programs to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.



    Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our core values at Waters Corporation. Celebrating diversity is important to us. We 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. 


    Key Words

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


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