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Provide technical leadership in the development of complex analysis instrumentation, including:

  • Augment marketing to gather and clarify customer needs. Develop system level specifications that support those needs, and flow those specs into subsystem specifications.
  • Develop engineering proposals, perform feasibility analysis, generate functional and physical decompositions, define system architectures, and determine costs & benefits of candidate architectures.
  • Quickly prototype sub-systems for feasibility studies & provide in-depth analyses of their capabilities.
  • Perform system integration & debug, having hands-on familiarity with mechanics, electronics, and optics.
  • Ensure product quality by leading design FMEAs, by developing Verification & Validation plans, and/or reviewing those V&V plans developed by the team.
  • Document system requirements and manage traceability matrices to ensure the design achieves all the requirements
  • Work with the project manager to assure projects are delivered on-time, to specification and at or below target cost.
  • Provide smooth cross-function interfaces to manufacturing, sourcing, operations, quality, service and global R&D team, as well as external interface to suppliers, vendors and customers.
  • Mentor and develop junior and senior engineers.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Recognized MS (Engineering, Applied Physics, or Chemical physics) with minimum 10 years of, or PhD with minimum 8 years of related experience in industry developing online instrumentation or.
  • Adept at modeling, simulation, and data analysis & acquisition tools, such as R, MATLAB, Mathematica, Python, VB, Excel, Labview, etc.
  • Demonstrated success in developing & launching multiple new products.
  • Demonstrated expertise in applying DFx (manufacturability, assembly, serviceability, safety, cost) knowledge to system & sub-systems designs in mechanical, electronics, software/firmware.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide solid solutions to complex problems using modern methods & tools, such as: Design of Experiment (DOE), FMEA, RCA, sensitivity analysis, SPC, etc.
  • Strong, hands-on ability in prototyping, system integration, & debug of complex instrumentation, including optical, electrical, mechanical, and software components
  • Good soft skills for working with cross functional, multidisciplinary, multicultural teams, including providing technical updates for executives from many countries.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English & Chinese.
  • Motivated self starter, and agile learner
  • Able to flex between working individually or leading junior & senior engineers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Analysis instrument development experience;
  • Demonstrated success in developing & launching multiple new products.

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.
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