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Danaher Corporation R&D Test Engineer (Hybrid) in Loveland, Colorado

This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement in which you can work part-time at the Company location in Loveland, CO and part-time remotely from your home.

About Hach:

Our work at Hach ensures water quality for people around the world. Our customer partnerships, passionate experts, and reliable, easy-to-use solutions make water analysis better—faster, simpler, greener, and more informative. As a member of our team, you’ll get to make an immediate, measurable impact on a global scale, within industries from aviation to manufacturing to mining. You’ll also be part of an environment that fosters career growth and professional development, with kindness at its core. And you’ll be part of our mission, which drives us to develop water quality solutions that protect the health and safety of all living things.

Hach is proud to be one of Danaher's Water Quality companies (https://www.dhwaterquality.com/) . Motivated by the highest possible stakes of climate change and global health, we’re working together within a rapidly digitizing industry to find innovative technologies that guarantee the safety of our water and our environment.


This R&D Test Engineer 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, develop and deploy automated production test systems to Manufacturing Operations.

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

  • 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. Must have:

  • B.S. in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or physical science.

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

  • Demonstrated experience in common test software tools (i.e. National Instruments LabVIEW and TestStand, etc.).

  • Demonstrated experience applying statistical principles to analyze data.

  • Experience integrating test system peripherals, such as printers and scanners.

  • Experience working with common data communication methods and devices (i.e. USB, Modbus, RS-485, etc.).


  • Hands-on experience in optical metrology is a plus.

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

Compensation details:

The salary range for this role is 85K - 110K. This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Colorado. This range may be modified in the future.

This job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay.

We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

You can apply for this role through the Careers Page at https://jobs.danaher.com/global/en/ (or through the Workday “Find Jobs” function if you are a current employee)

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.