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Danaher Corporation Component and Materials Engineer in Mount Waverley, Australia

Who we are

At Leica Biosystems our promise is to enable clinicians to efficiently provide patients a highly confident diagnosis within 24 hours of biopsy. We offer the most comprehensive portfolio that spans the entire cancer diagnosis workflow from biopsy to diagnosis. Our experts are committed to delivering Improved Quality, Integrated Solutions, and Optimized Efficiencies leading to breakthrough advances in diagnostic confidence and turnaround time.

The Role

This role is a junior or entry level position based in the Melbourne R&D centre and will work within a highly experienced and fast paced team developing a new medical instrument. We will provide support and training for technical skills but you will need to bring a passion for learning and productive work ethics.

As the Materials and Component Engineer, your main responsibility is to evaluate regulations and make recommendations for maintaining compliance with product environmental regulations specific to medical instruments (IVD in particular), materials and components.

Reporting to the Manager, Hardware Engineering, your key responsibilities will include, and not limited to:

  • Support changes to existing products and new product development and ensure compliance by:

  • completing thorough assessments;

  • completing the appropriate documentation pertaining to product material environmental compliance.

  • Provide guidance and input into the work of other cross-functional resources within product development, regulatory affairs and operations.

  • Be responsible for the product environmental compliance process, database and supplier relationships.

  • Manage product environmental compliance business process, including processes and procedures.

  • Provide guidance on material selection and compatibility during product development, reliability and obsolescence projects

  • Report observations/problems clearly and concisely and take appropriate actions.

  • Plan, conduct and execute technical analysis meetings, review progress and evaluate results.

  • Review environmental standards and regulations.

  • Conduct gap assessments to new and existing standards.

  • Support sourcing and selection of suppliers of OEM components and products, and liaising with those suppliers to ensure compliance documentation is available

  • Generating technical documents including design descriptions, test plans and reports.

  • Identify and pursue opportunities for development.

Qualifications required to be successful in this opportunity:

  • Graduate qualifications in Materials Engineering, Materials Science, Environmental Engineering or Regulatory Affairs with 0-2 years of experience. Alternatively, equivalent experience in related field.

  • Familiarity with mechanical, electronics and software systems and interactions

  • Capable to establish detailed actions plan based on high level milestones and work autonomously to drive to completion

  • Good understanding of project priorities. Adaptable to change between projects to support business needs

  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail

  • Positive, self-motivated disposition and personal accountability

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication and teamwork skills

  • Competent with MS Office

Preferred Capabilities

  • Experience in a highly regulated industry e.g. medical, defence shall be highly regarded

  • Experience with reliability engineering concepts

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to root cause highly complex problems

  • Strong interpersonal skills to communicate and collaborate effectively cross-functional and with management

  • Interest in Histology

To Apply:

You must be an Australian citizen or a holder of a Permanent Residency visa to be eligible to apply for this position.

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of Leica Biosystems and its ongoing success. So if you want a career where you can use your deep expertise to deliver real results, talk to us first.

Please apply for this position by submitting your confidential application online.

Leica Biosystems is committed to attracting and retaining the most highly qualified candidates available. We firmly believe that our employees drive the success of the company. With success in mind as the ultimate goal, we strive to create and provide an environment that offers challenging, stimulating and financially rewarding opportunities. If you are seeking a new challenge where your performance and contribution is valued, and the role aligns with your next career move, we would love to hear from you.

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