Electro-Mech Project Engineer

Recruiter
ThermoFisher Scientific
Location
Runcorn
Posted
21 Oct 2017
Closes
06 Dec 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and 50,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Our four premier brands - Life Technologies, Thermo Scientific, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services - offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support.

Job Title: Electro-Mechanical Project Engineer

Reports To: Procurement Manager

Group/Division: Specialty Diagnostics Group/Anatomical Pathology Division

Career Band: 6

Position Location: Runcorn, UK

Salary: Competitive base + 5% bonus + healthcare + pension scheme + additional benefits’

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize and manage own workload and develop project plans to drive implementation
  • Lead and project manage a portfolio of engineering projects to investigate alternative technologies, production processes and sources of supply for reduced cost and/or improved quality and reliability.
  • Identify critical performance characteristics within component and assemblies for existing product range.
  • Generate verification protocols for components and assemblies to verify and validate alternative sources of products and processes.
  • Develop procedures and protocols for testing components and low voltage assemblies.
  • Generate detailed engineering documentation, drawings, procedures, protocols as required.
  • Lead and drive multiple project and design reviews with peers.
  • Implementation of agreed designs for release into manufacture, including component and High Level Assemblies designs.
  • Support other areas of the business including production and servicing to resolve issues

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Engineering, mechanical/electro-mechanical engineering or equivalent
  • Alternatively significant experience of engineering design is required with a HNC/HND
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities necessary to perform essential functions:
  • Demonstrated track record in electro-mechanical design and development
  • ProEngineer/Creo/Windchill experience
  • Strong technical and analytical skills to prove and implement designs
  • Best practice understanding and experience of motors, pumps, bearings, drives, heating sources and actuators.
  • Design experience of machining, sheet metal, castings and injection mouldings, with a working knowledge and understanding of electro-mech assemblies (motors, cable assemblies, heating elements, compressors)
  • Design for assembly and manufacturing skills
  • Have an understanding of product design that may impact on EMC.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a highly regulated environment, with knowledge of FDA/ISO quality management systems and requirements
  • Adherence with a stage gated project management system with ability to work independently and with teams on project plans
  • Highly organised self-starter with initiative and strong analytical skills
  • Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner, with good written skills
  • Good interpersonal, organisational, project management and presentation skills with the ability to clearly present recommendations and ideas to summarise complex issues
  • Good IT skills including MS Office applications and 3D CAD

Non-essential Hiring Criteria:

  • Medical device or in-vitro diagnostics experience
  • Laboratory automation and consumables experience
  • Verification and validation experience