Waters Corporation

  • Principal Research Mechanical Engineer

    Req. #
    8400
    Company Name
    Waters Division
    Category
    Research and Development
    Location
    US-MA-Milford
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Description

    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 5,000 employees and is represented in 85 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. 

    Overview

    The Separations Research group is a multi-disciplinary research organization developing micro-scale analytical systems. We are seeking a candidate to support scientists and engineers working to develop new technologies which will be used to create next generation scientific instrumentation.

    Responsibilities

    • Brainstorm solutions alongside engineers and scientists
    • Conceptualize, design, assemble, and test electro/mechanical prototypes to support technology development from concept through early development
    • Perform mechanical, fluid, thermal, and systems analyses to support new and existing designs
    • Responsible for detailed design and mechanical layout of components, subassemblies, and top level instruments
    • Conduct analysis and test of components, subassemblies, and instruments to verify design and specification goals
    • Lead in prototype build and early development activities.
    • Work independently or as part of a cross-functional team, possessing strong interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with superiors, peers, suppliers and customers
    • Provide technical mentoring to mid and junior level Engineers
    • Prepare, drive and present prototype designs and drawing reviews

    Qualifications

    • BS in Mechanical Engineering required, MSME is preferred
    • Minimum of 10 years industry experience in design and analysis of precision mechanical/electromechanical assemblies from early prototypes to high volume production
    • 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, Fluent, and experience with ANSYS considered a plus)
    • Computer programming skills (Labview, C++, Python) preferred
    • 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, 5M-1994 as well as industry drafting standards
    • 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

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