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  • Technically lead a multi-discipline engineering team for a specified technical platform, and work with product manager to develop technical roadmap according to company goal tree.
  • 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.
  • Lead prototype sub-systems for feasibility studies & provide in-depth analyses of their capabilities.
    Ensure product quality by leading and/or reviewing Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA), by developing and/or reviewing Verification & Validation (V&V).
  • Ensure the design achieves all the requirements by leading and/or reviewing traceability matrices (TMX), and by reviewing high level design document of multi-discipline engineers.
  • Lead system integration & debug, having hands-on familiarity with mechanics, electronics, and optics.
  • 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 coach multi-discipline engineers in the project team.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Recognized bachelor degree (Engineering, Applied Physics, or Chemical physics) with minimum 12 years of, or PhD with minimum 8 years of related experience in industry developing online instrumentation.
  • Demonstrated success in developing & launching multiple new products by leading multi-discipline engineers, beginning with basic needs and requirements and concluding with product launch.
  • Demonstrated experience in product requirements break-down into systems, subsystems, modules and/or cross functions.
  • 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.
  • Adept at modeling, simulation, and data analysis & acquisition tools, such as R, MATLAB, Mathematica, Python, VB, Excel, Labview, 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.
  • Able to verbal and written communicate in English & Chinese.
  • Motivated self starter, and agile learner
  • Able to flex between working individually or leading junior & senior engineers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Air and Gas emission analysis instrument development experience;
  • Demonstrated leadership experience;

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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