Mechanical Engineer I, Hematology R&D
Danaher - Miami, FL

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OPCO Description

Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems are found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world and produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. Hospital laboratories are our core clinical diagnostic customers. Our life science customers include pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, universities, medical schools and research institutions. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on six continents. For more than 75 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples’ lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care.

Description

The Mechanical Engineer I designs components, modules and sub-systems based on design input requirements, using basic knowledge of engineering principles and disciplines. They propose and evaluate design concepts for feasibility. They create component and assembly models using CAD tools, as well as detailed drawings and specifications. The Mechanical Engineer follows defined processes and procedures to produce technical designs conforming to requirements. The Mechanical Engineer also, with guidance from more senior techchnical staff, defines and executes test protocols for components and systems, and evaluates performance against established criteria. They may participate on problem-solving teams, including working to determine root causes and contributors to technical issues, and performing failure analyses. They participate in technical risk assessments, and they may also document findings in written reports and/or contribute to certain written design deliverables.

Qualifications

Minimum of B.S. degree in mechanical engineering. Fluent in English language, including competency in reading and writing. Candidate should be able to apply basic scientific reasoning to form and test hypotheses, and to solve technical problems.

Experience using CAD for model creation and detailing, with proficiency in ProEngineer/Wildfire desirable. Candidate should also be willing to work in a lab environment, which may include operation of instrumentation, and assembly or modification of modules and components.

Danaher Overview

Danaher is a diversified technology leader that designs, manufactures, and markets innovative products and services to professional, medical, industrial, and commercial customers. Our portfolio of premier brands is among the most highly recognized in each of the markets we serve. Danaher's portfolio is comprised of five reporting segments: Test & Measurement; Environmental; Life Sciences & Diagnostics; Dental; and Industrial Technologies. Driven by a foundation provided by the Danaher Business System, Danaher's 48,000 associates serve customers in more than 125 countries and generated $13.2 billion of revenue in 2010.

Organization

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Diagnostics

Job Function

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Engineering

Primary Location

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North America-United States-FL-Miami

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Schedule

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Full-time

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