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Pushing the boundaries of discovery
With more than 60 years of innovation and leadership, our company enables customers to find meaningful answers to questions that accelerate breakthrough discoveries, increase productivity, and ultimately change the world. We design, manu­facture, and support the broadest range of high-performance microscopy workflows that provide images and answers in the micro-, nano-, and picometer scales.
Combining hardware and software expertise in electron, ion, and light microscopy with deep application knowledge in the materials science, life sci­ences, electronics, and natural resources markets, the worldwide team of 3200 people is dedicated to customers pursuit of discovery and resolution to global challenges.

Thermo Fisher Scientific acquired FEI Company in September of 2016 as a part of the Analytical Instruments Group (AIG) in the newly-formed Materials and Structural Analysis Division (MSD).

Check out these video’s to get more insight in what it means to work on our complex High-Tech Transmission Electron Microscopes (TEM). These high-end tools are being produced and developed in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

Corporate organizationhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABSxT6Y099I
Inside the Titan Transmission Electron Microscopehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2wEmsDh_l_A
How to make a microscopehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9W6J_f4yVVg
The installation of a Talos System at the University of Chicago https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40rTgRq7iD0

Enabling Modules and Technology Group
Part of the R&D organization is the Corporate Technology Enabling Modules and Technology Group. The group is responsible for the development of modules and technologies, focused on platform infrastructure for Transmission Electron Microscopes (TEM). This multi-disciplinary team works on various different microscope components like vacuum, mechanical housing (bases, enclosures, hoists), power supplies and cabinets, cooling solutions, IT solutions and infrastructure.

The position
As Sr Mechanical Designer you will be part of an enthusiastic multi-disciplinary team and you will be responsible for the mechanical infrastructure designs for our high end microscope. You will work closely with a team of mechanical engineers, architects, project manager, suppliers and disciplines outside R&D like operations and service.

You will be involved in 2 to 3 projects or activities in parallel. In these projects you can see your mechanical designs grow from a conceptual idea to a finished product for our customers. As spokesperson for your designs you will be in contact with stakeholders throughout the organization and will communicate directly on requests related to your designs. The decisions made by you and the team you work with will have direct business impact. Your challenge will be to find solutions for technological complex mechanical problems, meeting the needs of all your stakeholders, combining short term goals with long term needs. You will report directly to the Manager R&D of the Enabling Modules and Technology Group.

Duties and responsibilities
• Define, specify and own new mechanical designs and drive them to results.
• Able to translate stakeholder needs into a well-defined set of mechanical use cases and requirements
• Support, steer and motivate internal and external mechanical design teams (suppliers)
• Develop high tech constructions with cost, specifications and timing in mind.
• Define test plans and strategies
• Takes ownership of volume management

We seek candidates that take initiative, are self-steering, self-confident and conceptual thinkers. Outside of excellent communicator, you’re a team player and can switch easily to any level in our organization. You have perseverance, are decisive and target driven with a proven quality-, cost- and time-focus. You combine a strong analytical view with a pragmatic attitude and are able to flex yourself in a dynamic product development environment. You are value oriented and able to set and act according priorities at the same time

The successful candidate will possess the following combination of education and experience:
• University degree or equivalent in mechanical engineering.
• 5-10 years of relevant experience and proven results in a similar function.
• Experience with high tech mechanical constructions for professional industry.
• Experience with UG-NX or other 3DCAD, FEM.
• Experience with enclosures, hoists, seismic calculations, certifications and volume management is a preference

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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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