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Danaher Corporation Senior R&D Design Engineer in Hoegaarden, Belgium

The Senior R&D Design Engineer works within the team to own the design and development of hardware and disposable devices for the Biopharmaceutical market.

Main Duties:

  • Create design specifications for projects based on customer requirements.

  • Help to improve the designs of our existing devices.

  • Build new designs, both mechanically and in some areas electrically, providing benefits and/or solving problems.

  • Identify and select relevant raw materials (plastics and steel), components, manufacturing/assembly processes (injection moulding, thermoforming, sheet metal, machining…) and suppliers vital for the realization of the products.

  • Follow-up, check and challenge suppliers’ progress.

  • Responsible for user documentation of products and of the systems (mechanical and electrical drawings, technical specifications, FAT/IQ/OQ).

  • Provide practical and technical assistance to other engineers also outside local organization in design, assembly, manufacturing and maintenance tasks.

  • Listen, understand, translate internal and external customers’ requirements (VOC).

  • Work in close collaboration with team members and other departments like internal sales, sourcing, quality, etc.

  • Feed innovation and actively supply to innovation database.

  • Mentor other more junior engineers.

  • Serve as a specialist on your field/products and challenge the technical concepts of your colleagues.

  • Supports bringing the global automation strategy to practice.

  • Define validation protocols and testing regimes.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experiences:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or relevant field. Master’s Degree preferred.

  • Around 7 years validated experience

  • Knowledge of 3D CAD modelling to cover aspects such as plastic designs, assemblies, sheet metal, welding constructions, etc.

  • Analytical Capability

  • Collaborative

  • Willingness of Continuous Improvement

  • Customer Focused

  • Proficient in English

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