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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: Project Engineer – Electronics
Reports To: Senior R&D Technical Manager
Group/Division: Specialty Diagnostics Group/Anatomical Pathology Division
Career Band: 5
Job Track: Professional
Position Location: Runcorn, UK

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop new products or redesign existing products using best practice engineering techniques
  • Capable of working to tight schedule and cost targets
  • Capable of working in both large and small project teams
  • Incorporate a broad understanding of manufacturing processes into the design work
  • Develop testing plans that challenges and proves the design
  • Generate new concepts for products and sub-components
  • Define, set up, carry out and interpret product testing throughout the development lifecycle
  • Generate detailed documentation, specifications and design packages
  • Perform engineering calculations as required.
  • Selection of components working alongside the supply chain functions
  • Support other areas of the business including production and servicing to resolve issues
  • Input to the preparation of manuals, QA/RA submissions, sales literature and training materials etc.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • Good degree in Electronics Engineering or similar field
  • 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 electronic design and development
  • Strong technical and analytical skills
  • Design of small automated systems
  • Best practice understanding and experience of FPGA, SMPS, uControllers and mechatronics.
  • Desire to innovate, develop and improve products
  • Ability to follow through on tasks to completion
  • CAD skills e.g. circuit schematic and PCB layout experience
  • Adherence to a stage gated quality system
  • Ability to work independently and with others
  • High degree of initiative and self motivation
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills
  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Good IT skills including MS Office applications
  • Mandatory and Regulatory Safety, EMC and Environmental Standards compliance experience

Non essential Hiring Criteria:
  • PADS PCB familiarity
  • Pro/Diagram, Pro/Cable and/or Pro/Harness CAD experience
  • Medical device or in-vitro diagnostics experience
  • Laboratory automation and consumables experience
  • Verification and validation experience
  • Systems engineering experience

Travel – up to 15%

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