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Danaher Corporation Sr. Mechanical Engineer in Loveland, Colorado

In a world increasingly focused on how humans can responsibly live within our environment, OTT is on the frontlines, creating the critical water and weather solutions that ensure a safer future for us all. By partnering with our customers around the world, we help detect floods, make solar power more efficient, protect the environment, and ultimately save lives.

Our collaborative, diverse team is made up of engineers and scientists, marketers and researchers; people who’ve been in the industry for decades or have just arrived with fresh ideas. We’re driven by a love of problem-solving and inventive thinking, and by the unique impact our customers make on people’s everyday lives. Bringing our global team together within our renowned brands affords us unsurpassed strength and expertise in meteorology and hydrology—and gives you the chance to build a meaningful career.

OTT HydroMet 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.


Are you passionate about Mechanical Engineering and mentoring others in a collaborative environment? This role will be responsible for the design, development, launch and documentation of instrumentation and sensor products used in the environmental marketplace! This associate will develop mechanical and electromechanical products by studying customer requirements; researching and testing manufacturing and assembly methods and materials; and soliciting observations from operators.

Come join our diverse team where you can bring your true authentic self to work, joining a company that values your quality of life and truly make a diference in water quality!

Essential job responsibilities:

Responsible for the design and development of automation projects including, initial concept, design requirements, system architecture, test plan, prototype fabrication /testing and final production release.

  • Contribute to the definition and design of the system architecture, ranging from simplified block diagrams, to the detailed architecture

  • Create documentation for design input requirements, specifications, design of experiments, assembly and service procedures. Author acceptance test and validation protocols and reports

  • Lead own design reviews for all phases of the design process

  • Select and specify machine components such as motors, pneumatics, solenoids, conveyors, part feeding components, enclosures and hardware

  • Modify existing equipment to improve product quality, increase part throughput, decrease cost, and/or strengthen safety measures. Maintain strict compliance with ISO13485, cGMP, QSR and other applicable Quality Management System standards.

  • Designs, modifies, develops, and implements electromechanical designs and assembly fixturing for production.

  • Supports in the sustaining activities of active products.

  • Participates in the testing process through test plan development, review, execution, and/or analysis of tests based on established specifications.

  • 10% Travel

Minimum requirements:

Education and Experience (in year of related work experience OR

  • Master’s degree in field with 3+ years of related work experience OR

  • Doctoral degree in field with 0-2 years of related work experience.

Knowledge and skills:

  • Ability to perform engineering calculations such as force, speed, stress & thermal analysis, etc. as relevant to the application

  • Experience in crafting enclosures for electronic products needing to operate in extreme environmental environments including IP ratings.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Proven project management skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills combined with a strong technical presence

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Proficient in SolidWorks 2012 or later, PDM or EPDM preferred

  • Proficient with ANSI Y14.5-2009 and use of GD&T

Preferred requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering with 5 - 7 years of related work experience, OR

  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with 3 - 5 years of related work experience

  • Minimum 2 years of mechanical design experience including, but not limited to, high speed assembly tools, precision mechanism, robotics and automation

  • Experience in the Medical Device field and Quality regulations environment

  • Experience using Agile

  • Experience writing IQ, OQ, and PQ Protocols

  • Conceptual understanding of injection-molded plastic parts

The salary range for this role is 75K - 95K. 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 69,000 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 require all US and Puerto Rico employees to be vaccinated against COVID–19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

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.