Lead Mechanical Engineer

Danaher   •  

Miami, FL

8 - 10 years

Posted 238 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job ID: BEC007014

About Us

Beckman Coulter
Diagnostics helps healthcare and laboratory professionals provide better
patient care by delivering the accurate diagnostic information they need, when
they need it. For over 80 years, Beckman Coulter has been the partner of choice
for healthcare organizations. Our scalable instruments, comprehensive
diagnostic tests and business management services are trusted by hospitals,
laboratories and other critical care settings around the world. We share in our
customers' mission toward continuous improvement and quality patient care
because we believe when efficiency and clinical outcomes are improved, patients
benefit and we can move healthcare forward for every person.


We are looking
for a dynamic Mechanical Engineer to join our team!  The ideal candidate will be an experienced mechanical
engineer who is seeking an exciting product development opportunity where the
primary responsibility will be to bring engineering development experience to
our Hardware Engineering team.

The primary
responsibility for this position is to support our ongoing development for both
new and legacy products.  The Mechanical Engineer
will be a critical team member working on new products, and supporting legacy products.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible
    for development and maintenance of projects though product conception,
    definition, design, documentation, and release to production.
  • Serves
    as an SME Lead in relevant product development projects.
  • Serves
    as the Core Team member or lead in relevant cross functional projects.
  • Works
    collaboratively across engineering disciplines to define product architectures
    and ensure consistency of common technologies.
  • Designs
    and analyzes mechanical systems to achieve product specifications.
  • Develops
    component and system tests to validate performance of mechanical components
    which demonstrate manufacturability, compliance with CE EMC, and environmental
  • Maintains
    existing products as required to meet safety, reliability, and customer
  • Organizes
    and actively participates in design reviews and project reviews.
  • Adheres
    to quality system requirements in the development of new products including all
    required documentation.
  • Understands
    Danaher Business System tools and applies to day-to-day work.
  • Ensures
    compliance to organizational policies, procedures and regulatory requirements.


  • BS
    in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 9+ years OR a Master’s degree in
    Engineering with a minimum of 7+ years OR Doctoral in Engineering with 4 years
    of directly relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education and
    experience to perform at this level.
  • No
    less than 3 years of experience in product development including design,
    manufacturing, and market use of product.
  • Experience
    with IVD and/or Life Science instruments – desired.
  • Familiar
    with ISO quality systems related to design control and product release
    requirements and audits.
  • Experience
    with SolidWorks and / or ProEngineer.
  • Demonstrated
    experience with ASME and / or ISO dimensioning and tolerancing.
  • Solidworks
    dynamic simulation a plus.
  • Familiarity
    with electronic Product Data Management (ePDM) a plus.
  • Mechanical
    design, modeling, performance analysis, and tradeoff analysis.
  • Packaging
    of cameras, optics, printed circuit boards, and microfluidic pumps and valves a
    distinct plus.
  • Background
    in the design and construction of glass / metal / acrylic flow cells including
    adhesives a plus.
  • Knowledge
    of instrument enclosure design for EMC/CE compliance a plus.
  • Materials
    and component selection for reliability and chemical compatibility.
  • Any
    experience with hands-on machining and bench fabrication a plus.
  • Rapid
    3D prototyping a plus.
  • Must
    possess strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability
    to work independently and on cross-functional teams.
  • Ability
    to travel as needed.