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Danaher Corporation Senior Mechanical 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.

Every day we embrace new ways of thinking and work closely together to deliver innovative technologies, to ensure we remain at the forefront of our industry. And we believe that our people around the world play the most important role in helping our customers find success.

Reporting to the Manager, R&D Mechanical Engineering, your key responsibilities will include, and not limited to:

  • Deliver robust and high quality mechanical solutions that are compliant with all applicable business and regulatory requirements

  • Develop instrument mechanical architecture and ensure quality of group mechanical deliverables

  • Tracking and forecasting for project mechanical effort

  • Lead project mechanical team

  • Lead mechanical DFx efforts

  • Provide support to the rest of the business in response to requests for assistance in matters relating to mechanical engineering product issues

  • Contribute to recruitment and development of skilled engineering associates in line with program and business needs.

  • Contribute to establishment of and continuous improvement of mechanical systems processes and procedures to support business needs and satisfy applicable regulatory requirements.

  • Develop design expertise in more than one of the following disciplines: Robotics, Mechanisms, Structures, System analysis, Fluidics, Thermal control.

To be successful in this opportunity, a prior experience in the following criteria would be required:

  • Degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent with at least 8 years’ relevant experience developing complex electro-mechanical devices

  • 3 years’ experience of developing medical products

  • Design Expertise in at least one of the following disciplines: Fluidics, Robotics, Mechanisms, Structures, Systems, Thermal control

  • Experience with a variety of manufacturing methods and working with suppliers

  • Experience with ISO13485 and FDA QSR 820

  • Experience with problem solving techniques and generating technical documents including risk and hazards analysis, design descriptions, verification plans and reports

  • Competent with MS Office Suite

  • Proven ability to lead, train, mentor and coach others

  • Attention to detail

  • Positive, self-motivated disposition and personal accountability

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Desire to improve lives

Highly Desirable:

  • Interest in Histology

  • Siemens NX CAD experience

  • Large project management experience

  • Overseas experience of medical device development

To Apply:

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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