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Danaher Corporation Mechanical Engineering Manager in St. Ives, United Kingdom

This is us!

Linx is renowned globally for Coding and Marking solutions. Manufacturing industries across the world benefit from our expertise in batch and date coding of products and packaging. As a key player in CIJ, laser and LCM industries, we hold a significant and growing worldwide market share, achieved by continuing emphasis on engineering excellence and best in class products, outstanding marketing, customer service and professional management.

Our core values

We empower creativity and unconventional thinking to help us uncover breakthrough solutions and accelerate the pace of innovation. We believe with conviction that diversity helps us uncover more powerful customer insights and ultimately creates a competitive advantage in the markets we serve.

And we would love to have you on this journey with us!

The Mechanical Engineering Manager is an outstanding opportunity to:

Lead the Linx Mechanical team in all aspects of personal and product development. We are looking for a Mechanical Engineering Manager to manage and develop the team, both technically and professionally.

In this role, the Mechanical Engineering Manager will work across Linx to develop and maintain the next generation of printers. Working with the Senior Hardware Engineering Manager in Linx, St Ives, this is a great opportunity to use your industrial design experience, win with a great team and build relationships across the diverse Engineering departments. This includes daily interactions with R&D Director, Electronics team, Program managers and Manufacturing engineers.

This position is for a Senior Mechanical Engineer, who is experienced in CAD for industrial sectors, and wants to engage, nurture, and grow talent within the team. This role will be responsible for 4 professional engineers including 2 senior associates, to develop Linx branded Marking and Coding equipment. The successful candidate will work in a collaborative environment, where support and encouragement are provided to grow and develop.

Your responsibilities as a Mechanical Engineer Manger at Linx, include:

  • Managing and motivating the mechanical team, implementing and driving critical thinking, demonstrating and developing technical competence with speed.

  • Responsible for the accelerated product development of new printer products using industrial design, incorporating mass production techniques using plastic mouldings, sheet metal work and designs for ease of production assembly. These robust systems include integration with complex mechanical, electronics and fluid systems to meet our customers’ high expectations.

  • Meeting agreed project key performance indicators, ensuring alignment to processes including design reviews, product verification and validation programs.

  • Working across departments from a mechanical perspective, developing rapport and engagement, whilst meeting agreed outcomes including quality, performance, time to market, sustainment and overall product cost.

  • Continuously improves systems and processes across the business in conjunction with the wider team, developing new technologies and standard toolsets (CAD, PDM, FEA etc) to help reduce design time, right first time, whilst also bringing new insights and engagement to Linx.

  • Technical specialist on all mechanical engineering matters, including appreciation of the regulatory requirements for machine safety in a global market, whilst ensuring and maintaining a professional and safe working environment.

We are looking for a professional who is:

  • Motivated, upbeat and continually seeks to improve personal and team performance.

  • Curious, with a genuine interest in engineering with an inquiring mind that enjoys pro-actively tackling and solving problems.

  • Self-disciplined to execute standard processes covering design, review, verification, and risk management.

  • A great hands-on leader, that motivates their team to follow because of their leadership style and maintains consistently high standards and unwavering ethics.

  • Creative with a good balance of risk, priority management, cadence and pace.

  • Collaborative individual able to work with different people, companies, and processes.

Your Education and/or Background Experience will include:

  • Honours Degree in Mechanical/Aerospace/Automotive Engineering or time-served experience in a relevant industry

  • Working in and leading a multidisciplinary design team to develop industrial components and products, incorporating electronics and software within the Engineering department of a commercial company.

  • Detailed knowledge on topics including mechanical engineering from first principles, sophisticated system integration, analytical skills, and problem-solving ability.

  • Design of products using CAE tools, integrating solid, fluid and thermo mechanics, electronics, and software.

  • Experienced in SolidWorks, Creo, with additional use of Adobe Illustrator and Windchill a distinct advantage.

Our offer

You will be part of a dynamic team in which there is a high focus on delivering results and continuous improvement, but also where having fun and teamwork is very important. It's a fast-paced environment, a consultative role, where you will get to partner with people to achieve their strategic business goals.

You will operate in a leading global company, with a Manager who cares about you, your strengths and will help you to develop the best possible version of yourself.

At Danaher, your potential is amplified. Our culture of continuous improvement defines who we are, drives our success, and translates to a career without limits for our team of 65,000 intellectually curious associates. Listen to our voices: https://jobs.danaher.com/global/en/our-difference

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by 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.At Danaher, 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.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.