Danaher Corporation Systems Engineer II in Chaska, Minnesota

Danaher Company Description
At Beckman Coulter, we are dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory. For more than 80 years, we have been a trusted partner for laboratory professionals, helping to advance scientific research and patient care. We do challenging work on a global scale, and are invested in growing our associates’ careers. We embrace continuous improvement, and are passionate about moving science and healthcare forward.

We have a vital role at Beckman Coulter: our focus on innovation, reliability and efficiency has led us to become the partner of choice for clinical, research and industrial customers all over the world.

Beckman Coulter is a Danaher company, operating in two industries: Diagnostics and Life Sciences.

Beckman Coulter is hiring a Systems Engineer for development of the next generation of automated immunoassay test instruments and support of the current product line. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to be a part of a rapidly growing industry working on the cutting edge of medical diagnostic technologies in a research and development environment.

The primary responsibility for this position is to work with a dedicated staff of Mechanical, Electrical, Software and Chemical engineers to design and develop complex immune diagnostic test systems with high reliability for use in hospitals and reference laboratories worldwide.

Responsibilities: * Work with development teams to design electromechanical test benches and customized scripts for characterization and reliability testing. * Use problem solving processes to detect and track root cause of software and hardware issues. * Drive design changes to improve the reliability of the system and decrease customer down time. * Create block diagrams to visually express subsystem interactions and customer workflows. * Define system and subsystem requirements from user needs as well as software, electrical and mechanical specifications to guide engineering teams through product design. * Develop feasibility, characterization, reliability and verification test plans and perform (bench and system level) testing that cover the expected customer use environment and operational conditions. * Analyze, summarize, present, and interpret experimental data to formulate conclusions and make recommendations. * Facilitate design FMEAs to drive system design quality. * Conduct failure analysis of reliability test subassemblies and components. * Work with Human Factors Engineers to conduct use error analysis and formative user experience testing. * Represent the Systems Engineering team on cross functional teams, working with product manufacturing, technical support, product management, quality systems, regulatory and program managers. * Grow the understanding, capabilities, and usage of the Systems Engineering discipline to enrich the organizations product development capabilities. * Drive continuous process improvement.


Required: * Degree in Software, Electrical, Mechanical, Biomedical, or Systems Engineering (BS 5 yrs exp, MS 3 yrs exp). * 3 years of experience working with software controlled devices. * Software coding experience. C# and XML preferred. * Experience in systems engineering or related hardware or software engineering field; preferably from electrical-mechanical, machine design, medical device, automotive, or aerospace industry. * Relevant experience with Mechanical/Electrical/Software/Systems competencies in medical device, instrumentation, or similar electro-mechanical industry. * Previous experience with hands on testing of electromechanical subassemblies using motion control. * Self-starter with a sense of urgency to resolve issues and complete tasks. * Proficient with Microsoft Office applications. * Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills. * Able to work independently and on cross-functional teams with development groups at other facilities as well as take work direction and follow procedures. * Work effectively with team members to develop goals and plans, resolve problems, achieve goals, and coordinate efforts within and across departments. Preferred: * Experience with FMEA (Failure Modes and Effects Analysis). * Experience with requirements management tools (Cognition Cockpit, TFS, Doors) * Experience with reliability tools (Weibull, RGA) * Experience with software management tools (TFS)

Danaher Corporation Overview
Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Organization: Beckman Coulter - Diagnostics
Job Function: Engineering
Primary Location: North America-North America-United States-MN-Chaska
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: BEC010843