Danaher Corporation Senior Mechanical Engineer, Engineering in Singapore, Singapore

Danaher Company Description
Leica Microsystems is a world leader in microscopes and scientific instruments. Founded as a family business in the nineteenth century, the company’s history was marked by unparalleled innovation on its way to becoming a global enterprise. Its historically close cooperation with the scientific community is the key to Leica Microsystems’ tradition of innovation, which draws on users’ ideas and creates solutions tailored to their requirements. At the global level, Leica Microsystems is organized in three divisions, all of which are among the leaders in their respective fields: the Life Science Division, Industry Division, and Medical Division. Leica Microsystems has seven major plants and product development sites around the world. The company is represented in over 100 countries, has sales and service organizations in 20 countries, and an international network of distribution partners. Its headquarters are located in Wetzlar, Germany.

Leica Microsystems, Inc offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job.

Leica Microsystems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Responsible for designing state-of-the-art precision mechanisms for Leica market-leading microscopy products.


  • Generate and conceptualize new ideas for innovative solution
  • Involve in design and development from prototype to Series production to realize new solution
  • Conduct design review and iteration to optimize new solution for cost, process and quality.
  • Ensure sustaining quality in existing solution
  • Interact with supplier and operation for design improvement
  • Support design qualification process
  • Comply and adhere to the regulatory, ISO14001, OHSAS 18001 and company’s EHS requirement.
  • Participate in lean and continuous improvement initiatives and projects.



  • Masters or good Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum 3 years’ relevant experience in an R&D/manufacturing environment, focusing on product development.
  • Experience in manufacturing technologies of metal and plastic materials (aluminium die casting, solid machining, extrusion, plastic injection moulding and rapid prototyping)
  • Working knowledge of Mechanical CAD, 3D modelling (preferably in Pro/Engineer or IDEAS), geometric tolerancing and tolerance stack-up calculation is essential
  • General understanding of optical system design and precision mechanisms, and project management skills are advantageous
  • Prior working exposure with Design, Process, Sourcing and Quality Functions
  • Some Knowledge of FMEA and other Total Quality Management (TQM) tools – ie Kaisen
  • Some hands-on experience with data-management system – i.e. PLM system
  • Systematic in problem solving approach and creative thinker

Danaher Corporation Overview
Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Organization: Leica Microsystems
Job Function: Engineering
Primary Location: Asia Pacific-Southeast Asia-Singapore-Singapore-Singapore
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: LEI004297