Senior Mechanical Engineer
This position is based in Uppsala, where Thermo Fisher develops, manufactures, and markets complete blood test systems to support the clinical diagnosis and monitoring of allergy, asthma and autoimmune diseases. With 1,900 employees worldwide working with these products, and 1,000 in Sweden, we are the global leader in in-vitro allergy testing and the European leader in autoimmunity diagnostics. Together there are... Visa mer
Senior Mechanical Engineer
This position is based in Uppsala, where Thermo Fisher develops, manufactures, and markets complete blood test systems to support the clinical diagnosis and monitoring of allergy, asthma and autoimmune diseases. With 1,900 employees worldwide working with these products, and 1,000 in Sweden, we are the global leader in in-vitro allergy testing and the European leader in autoimmunity diagnostics. Together there are 75 000 employees working for Thermo Fisher Scientific globally.
Read how our R&D professionals in Sweden are enjoying our innovative work atmosphere and the role they are playing in helping humankind: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AW6AYxC4l10
How will you make an impact?
Would you like to contribute to world class allergy solutions and work with innovative systems?
In this role you will get the chance to help our customers around the world in their work to diagnose allergy and autoimmune diseases. Furthermore, you would have the opportunity to take a lead in various activities and projects related to technical expertise but also in the work related to design control and development models.
The Instrument & Consumables team is responsible for designing the hardware or sub-systems of the small size instrument system as well as all consumables used in the Phadia systems. This involves work in various design systems and cross-functional collaboration with other departments as well as external contractors during updates of the current system or development of new systems. The unit consists of 14 team members in total, an innovative multi-disciplinary team with good collaboration.
What will you do?
In the role of Senior Mechanical Engineer, you will work with the development of mechanical components and systems in various materials such as stainless steel, aluminum as well as hard and soft plastics that are formed with machining or molding tools. The systems also contain finished components such as pumps, tubes and motors. You will work with specification, design and testing of mechanical components and modules throughout the product life cycle from new products to troubleshooting and improvement of existing products. In practice, your role will include:
• Planning and leading smaller development teams within R&D as design leader and design reviewer
• 3D CAD of components, modules and systems for new and updated instruments
• Testing of prototype versions of mechanical components, modules and systems
• Troubleshooting designs and products that do not meet the quality and performance requirements
How will you get there?
University degree in relevant field and several years of experience in the development of mechanics and preferably fluidics within life science or medical technology company.
Readiness to take a leading role in different activities and projects.
As the role requires a deep technical knowledge, you need to have previous experience from several different design disciplines in the field of mechanical engineering.Experience in plastic design is valuable.
Experience from working with instrument systems for laboratory use is valuable.
At Thermo Fisher Scientific it is important that you thrive in an international work environment that is constantly changing and that you are result-oriented.
Analytical and good problem-solving skills.
Responsible, thorough and structured way of working and always having quality in mind.
Able to take initiatives and work independently as well as being a good team player.
Excellent in English.
By working for Thermo Fisher Scientific you will get a meaningful work in an international and engaging environment with qualified colleagues. We provide opportunities to support your development throughout every stage of your career in inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are valued.
Please send in your application, including a cover letter, CV (in one document for more convenient upload) in English. Please apply via http://jobs.thermofisher.com/ by 24 January 2021.
If you have questions about Thermo Fisher Scientific and/or the position - please contact Acting Manager Instrument & Consumables, Thomas Uhlin, +46 (0)705335137 on Tuesday, 12 January at 11.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. or 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
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