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When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $17 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Position Summary:

A senior-level engineer to lead projects in the development of new manufacturing processes to deliver innovative glass products for the Anatomical Pathology Division. The individual will design, develop, scale-up and optimize robust operations that provide high product quality at various scales ranging from Concept to full scale manufacture. Strong collaboration is expected with internal and external R&D groups, internal commercial partners, and external third party OEMs. The candidate should have strong communication and interpersonal skills, be able to multi-task and have a commitment to continuous learning.


  • Design and fabrication of manufacturing processes from small scale, proof of concept, experimental manufacturing to full scale, high volume manufacturing equipment and methods.
  • Research and recommend new manufacturing technologies; including research, development, collaboration and prototyping.
  • Investigate novel material candidates suitable for both alternative manufacturing processes and existing methods of manufacturing that can be leveraged.
  • Support Internal and OEM instrument design teams on current conventional printing efforts and new technologies.
  • Establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with equipment and materials manufacturers, as well as academic and commercial research laboratories; leverages knowledge gained efforts to advance manufacturing.
  • Become the in-house expert on coating materials and alternative ink printing and curing processes for glass substrates and report on trends and possibilities.
  • Explores new processes and builds demonstration platforms resulting in physical example for evaluation by peers, leaders, and business partners.
  • Identify and keep abreast of novel technical concepts and markets.
  • Guides deployment and leads implementation of new technologies/processes identified.
  • Present findings, progress, and failures on a regular basis; prepares reports.
  • Coordinate and communicate work effort within organization.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
  • Bachelors of Material Science or Mechanical Engineering from a 4-year accredited college or university; or related experience.
  • Minimum of five years of prior experience as a manufacturing engineer with at least two years experience in coating applications (paint, ink, etc.) and/or materials research.
  • Technical accomplishments and inter-relationships well documented.
  • Demonstrated experience with rapid prototyping technologies design and fabrication skills.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Broad knowledge of materials and strong understanding of the physical and aesthetic properties of materials ranging from polymers to ceramics and glass
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate abstract ideas effectively both verbally and in writing suitable for publication
  • Excellent project management skills and experience managing large projects
  • Solid working knowledge of MS Office suite
  • Strong analytical skills required.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Good communication skills across all organization levels, including excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability and experience coordinating decisions and activity across business functions
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proficient in Windows based office software.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the complex technical, business, and legal documents.
  • Competency in project planning tools required.
  • Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on controversial and/or complex topics to senior management.
  • Problem solving capabilities, decision making.
  • Strategic thinking and experience in optimizing global deployment of processes
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities under tight time and budget constraints.
  • Ability to facilitate teamwork and work with employees at all levels.
  • Demonstrate Thermo Fisher Scientific values – Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement.
  • 20%-30% travel

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 50,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.


Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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