Danaher - Chaska, MN

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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.


The Immunoassay development group is in need of a Senior Mechanical Engineer to provide mechanical design and development support for our current and next generation of Immunoassay instruments.

This position will have a focus on investigating, designing and improving mechanical systems including motion control, fluid handling, electro-mechanical system hardware, and packaging.


Establish mechanical engineering specifications. Identify critical design factors and risks that impact customer needs and regulatory requirements.

New product concepting and development

Support reliability investigations and mechanical design improvements utilizing Six Sigma based methodologies

Create and maintain detailed component level drawings that include material specifications, material coatings, tolerancing and GD&T.

Develop project schedules, track and communicate project status,

Perform both empirical and theoretical analysis, interpret experimental data to formulate conclusions

Fabricate breadboards and prototypes

Develop test plans and test specifications

Participate on and/or lead cross-functional teams, working with other groups to resolve issues.

Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action


Experience or Educational Requirements:

BSME and 5+ years of relevant experience, or Masters degree and 3+ years of relevant experience.

Experience with instrumentation design and integration including mechanical and electrical systems, fluid handling, thermal systems, pneumatic components, molding, and materials specification

Experience using CAD/CAE tools (Pro/Engineer and SolidWorks preferred).

FEA experience a plus.

Demonstrated capability to troubleshoot, develop or improve mechanical and electromechanical systems using analytical and statistical methods. Formal problem solving methodology and Six Sigma experience preferred.

Self starter with a demonstrated ability to focus efforts, overcome obstacles and complete key objectives

Continuous learner that seeks out challenges to improve skills

Innovative “out of the box” thinker that gets things done

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Experience in developing products in a medical device or regulated environment preferred

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.




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North America-United States-MN-Chaska






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