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Netherlands - Eindhoven
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Pushing the boundaries of discovery
With more than 60 years of innovation and leadership, our company enables customers to find meaningful answers to questions that accelerate breakthrough discoveries, increase productivity, and ultimately change the world. We design, manu­facture, and support the broadest range of high-performance microscopy workflows that provide images and answers in the micro-, nano-, and picometer scales.
Combining hardware and software expertise in electron, ion, and light microscopy with deep application knowledge in the materials science, life sci­ences, electronics, and natural resources markets, the worldwide team of 3200 people is dedicated to customers pursuit of discovery and resolution to global challenges.

Thermo Fisher Scientific acquired FEI Company in September of 2016 as a part of the Analytical Instruments Group (AIG) in the newly-formed Materials and Structural Analysis Division (MSD).

Check out these video’s to get more insight in what it means to work on our complex High-Tech Transmission Electron Microscopes (TEM). These high-end tools are being produced and developed in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
About Thermo Fisher Scientific
When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

As the world leader in serving science, we empower our people to advance innovative technologies, develop meaningful solutions, and build rewarding careers. With revenues of $18 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our 55,000 extraordinary minds the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

The Position
A part of the R&D organization is the Corporate Technology Enabling Modules and Technology Group. This group is responsible for the development of modules and technologies, focused on platform infrastructure for Transmission Electron Microscopes (TEM). This multi-disciplinary team works on various different microscope components like vacuum, mechanical housing (bases, enclosures, hoists), power supplies and cabinets, cooling solutions, IT solutions and infrastructure.

As Sr Mechanical Engineer you will be part of an enthusiastic multi-disciplinary team and you will be responsible for the mechanical infrastructure designs for our high end microscope. You will work closely with a team of mechanical engineers, architects, project manager, suppliers and disciplines outside R&D like operations and service.

Duties and responsibilities
  • Develop high tech constructions with cost, specifications and timing in mind.
  • Design for service, manufacturing and reliability
  • Support, steer and motivate internal and external mechanical designers(suppliers)
  • Define and specify new designs and drive them to results.
  • Organize FMEA and Safety Risk Assessments
  • Define test plans and strategies
  • Takes ownership of volume management

The successful candidate will possess the following combination of education and experience:
  • University degree or equivalent in mechanical engineering.
  • 5-10 years of relevant experience and proven results in a similar function.
  • Experience with high tech mechanical constructions for professional industry.
  • Experience with UG-NX or other 3DCAD, FEM.
  • Experience with enclosures, hoists, seismic calculations, certifications and volume management is a preference
Personal Skills:
We seek candidates that take initiative, are self-steering, self-confident and conceptual thinkers. Outside of excellent communicator, you’re a team player and can switch easily to any level in our organization. You have perseverance, are decisive and target driven with a proven quality-, cost- and time-focus. You combine a strong analytical view with a pragmatic attitude and are able to flex yourself in a dynamic product development environment. You are value oriented and able to set and act according priorities at the same time.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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