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Sr. Manager, R&D Mechanical Engineering

Company: ThermoFisher
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAs part of the Thermo Fisher Scientific team, you'll discover meaningful work that makes a positive impact on a global scale. Join our colleagues in bringing our Mission to life every single day to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We provide our global teams with the resources needed to achieve individual career goals while helping to take science a step beyond by developing solutions for some of the world's toughest challenges, like protecting the environment, making sure our food is safe or helping find cures for cancer.Location/Division Specific InformationWork Location: Sunnyvale, CA (on-site)Group: Analytical Instruments GroupDivision: Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry DivisionThermo Fisher Scientific's Ion Chromatography and Sample Preparation (ICSP) team presents an opportunity for a Senior Manager of R&D Mechanical Engineering looking to make a significant impact and lead innovations that solves scientific challenges. We foster a collaborative and dynamic work environment that encourages scientific curiosity, promotes cross-functional collaboration, and values continuous improvement.How will you make an impact?We are looking for a Senior Manager to join our Research and Development team. This position will be based in Sunnyvale, CA, and will be managing a team of Mechanical Engineers driving innovation in instruments and consumables.As a R&D senior leader, this position supports initiatives to deliver growth for the business and set technical strategies to influence the direction of product development portfolio. Also, ensure the alignment, accountability and communication needed for effective execution of new product development and sustaining projects.What will you do?Developing and implementing strategic plans and objectives for the team to meet project goals and timelines.Coordinating the design, development, and testing of mechanical systems, components, and prototypes.Providing technical mentorship and expertise to the team, ensuring consistency to industry standards and best practices.Collaborating with multi-functional teams, such as other R&D departments, product management and manufacturing, to ensure seamless integration of mechanical engineering solutions into the overall product development process.Conducting risk assessments and implementing mitigation strategies to address potential challenges or issues during the development process.Managing project budgets and resources effectively, optimizing productivity and efficiency.Supervising industry trends and advancements in mechanical engineering, and incorporating innovative technologies and methodologies into the R&D process.Ensuring compliance with relevant regulatory requirements and standards.Mentoring and developing team members, encouraging a culture of continuous learning and professional growth.Collaborating with external partners, suppliers, and vendors to source materials, components, and equipment.Participating in technical reviews, presenting project updates and findings to senior management and stakeholders.Identifying and implementing process improvements to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the mechanical engineering function within the R&D department.Maintaining accurate documentation, including design specifications, test plans, and project reports.How will you get here?EducationBS is required, preferably in Mechanical Engineering; MS is preferred.Experience12+ years of relevant experience.5+ years of successfully leading and managing R&D teams; including hiring, training, and performance management.Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesProficiency in leading and managing R&D projects from conception to commercialization.Experience doing 3D CAD modeling, preferably CREO/Windchill.Knowledge of FEA and its application in the design process (e.g. Simulate, Ansys, or other).Strong knowledge of common manufacturing processes and design standards, including machined and molded thermoplastics, sheet metal, and machined metals.Experience with a PLM system through all stages of a product life cycle, including BOM creation, ECOs, ECRs, etc.Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills, with the ability to analyze complex data, identify trends, and make data-driven decisions to overcome challenges and achieve project objectives.Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey findings to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.This position has not been approved for relocation assistance.We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package that our US colleagues and their families can count on, which includes:A choice of national medical and dental plans, and a national vision planA wellness program, and valuable health incentive opportunities for company contributions to a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) or Health Savings Account (HSA)Tax-advantaged savings and spending accounts and commuter benefitsEmployee assistance programAt least 120 hours paid time off (PTO), 10 paid holidays annually, paid parental leave (3 weeks for bonding and 8 weeks for caregiver leave), accident and life insurance, short- and long-term disability, and volunteer time off in accordance with company policyRetirement and savings programs, such as our competitive 401(k) U.S. retirement savings planEmployees' Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) offers eligible colleagues the opportunity to purchase company stock at a discountOur Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us. As one team of 100,000+ colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, solve complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need. #StartYourStory at Thermo Fisher Scientific, where diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued.Apply today! Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.Accessibility/Disability AccessJob Seekers with a Disability: Thermo Fisher Scientific offers accessibility service for job seekers requiring accommodations in the job application process. For example, this may include individuals requiring assistance because of hearing, vision, mobility, or cognitive impairments. If you are a job seeker with a disability, or assisting a person with a disability, and require accessibility assistance or an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please submit a request by telephone at 1-855-471-2255*. - Please include your contact information and specific details about your required accommodation to support you during the job application process.This telephone line is reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requiring accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Messages left for other purposes, such as not being able to get into the career website, following up on an application, or other non-disability related technical issues will not receive a response.Compensation and BenefitsThe salary range estimated for this position based in California is $163,100.00-$225,000.00.This position may also be eligible to receive a variable annual bonus based on company, team, and/or individual performance results in accordance with company policy. We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package that our U.S. colleagues and their families can count on, which includes:A choice of national medical and dental plans, and a national vision plan, including health incentive programsEmployee assistance and family support programs, including commuter benefits and tuition reimbursementAt least 120 hours paid time off (PTO), 10 paid holidays annually, paid parental leave (3 weeks for bonding and 8 weeks for caregiver leave), accident and life insurance, and short- and long-term disability in accordance with company policyRetirement and savings programs, such as our competitive 401(k) U.S. retirement savings planEmployees' Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) offers eligible colleagues the opportunity to purchase company stock at a discountFor more information on our benefits, please visit: Job SummaryJob number: R-01241976Date posted : 2024-05-07Profession: Research & DevelopmentEmployment type: Full time

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