Mechanical Engineering Leader

Recruiter
Location
Hopkinton MA US
Posted
Aug 02, 2017
Closes
Aug 14, 2017
Organization Type
Corporate
Hours
Full Time
Summary We are seeking a seasoned, creative mechanical engineering leader who will work in a cross functional team environment of both engineering and scientific disciplines.  The incumbent will research, develop, design, test and document improvements to PerkinElmer’s automation and microfluidic instruments from a mechanical perspective, working closely with a cross-functional group including application, software, firmware, and/or electrical engineers. The exciting and fast paced environment of the Hopkinton campus provides the opportunity to work collaboratively with top engineers and scientists both locally and globally.
 
  Responsibilities:
  • Mechanical Engineering R&D team leader supporting the development of next generation of liquid handling and microfluidic instrumentation
  • As part of an innovative R&D culture, participate in developing patentable concepts, designs, and processes; and participate in filing patents
  • Lead proof-of-concept prototype efforts utilizing both internal and external prototyping capabilities
  • Interact with the operations, quality, field service and product management groups to assist in knowledge transfer, product transition, and technical support of PerkinElmer products
  • Provide mechanical engineering team leadership and technical direction
  • Work individually and in design teams in order to provide innovative design solutions
  • Attend relevant conferences and maintain working knowledge of new advancements in the mechanical engineering discipline
  • Use SolidWorks and Agile Product Lifecycle Management tools to generate and maintain product documentation including solid models, drawings, specifications, bills of material, and change orders
  • Follow an ISO13485 product development process from conceptual design through development, manufacturing transition, and commercial release of new products