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Danaher Corporation R&D Test Engineer in GENEVA, Switzerland

If you believe in creating something extraordinary, you’ll fit right in at Hach. You’ll find we’re always looking to improve. You’ll notice we believe that we can be better tomorrow than we are today. Some call it dedication, others call it drive, we call it passion. Hach is here to ensure water quality for people around the world. Want to join us in this mission? We are ready for your best. DIVE IN. HAVE IMPACT.ENSURING WATER QUALITY FOR PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD – Providing access to and information about water is our number one responsibility. Both around the corner and around the globe, we are committed to providing innovative solutions that help ensure that communities large and small have water that is safe, accessible and available for all. Develop your skills and grow your expertise while playing a role in improving the quality of life for people around the world. Learn more about how you can make a difference at Hach by visiting www.hach.com .

This instrument test engineering position will be focused on developing design verification and production test systems for newly developed Hach products to ensure they meet their performance, quality, and reliability requirements. The position will perform technical, multi-disciplined tasks to improve manufacturing quality and product performance. This includes activities such as historical data analysis, test design, documentation, and implementation/validation of equipment and process changes.


  • Design and develop design verification test systems for new product designs.

  • Design, develop and deploy automated production test systems to Manufacturing Operations.

  • Participate in creation of test requirements and test strategies.

  • Provide cost and schedule estimates for test systems developed.

  • Ensure test system designs meet testability and reliability criteria.

  • May fabricate test systems as required.

  • Adhere to Hach test system development standard work.

  • Provide test system support to the Operations team by resolving issues and providing training on deployed test systems.

  • Work closely with Engineering, Operations, Project Management and Quality personnel.


The ideal candidate is a talented professional who can develop talent, foster innovation and deliver results.

  • Bachelor’s degree in software or Electrical Engineering.

  • 3-5 years of experience in hardware (instrument) test system design.

  • Demonstrated experience in common test software tools (i.e. National Instruments LabVIEW, Visual Studio C#, etc.).

  • Demonstrated experience applying statistical principles to analyze data.

  • Demonstrated expertise using MS Excel.

  • Demonstrated expertise using PLC software tools (i.e. Siemens – TIA, Rockwell – FactoryTalk).

  • Experience with manufacturing quality and control tools (i.e. pFMEA, etc.) is a plus.

Key Behaviors for Success

  • Understanding of engineering best practices and test methodologies.

  • Able to analyze complex test data to resolve issues.

  • Demonstrated capability to solve technical problems.

  • Knowledge of mechanical and/or electrical components and tools.

  • Good analytical and communication skills.

    Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .