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

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

Key Responsibilities in this Role Include:

  • Managing and motivating the mechanical team, driving critical thinking, best practice, technical competence, and a sense of urgency

  • Responsible for accelerated product development and cost-down mechanical designs, meeting agreed outcomes including quality, performance, time and cost. Ensures product sustainment after launch

  • Owns and continually improves the team's systems and processes including standard toolsets (CAD, PDM, FEA etc)

  • Bringing new technologies to Linx

  • Technical specialist on mechanical engineering matters

  • Ensures a safe working environment is maintained by closing out risks and then sustaining change

    Performance Indicators:

  • Results-oriented and aims to improve personal and team performance

  • Genuine interest in engineering and an inquiring mind

  • Well executed standard processes covering design review, verification, and risk management

  • A motivated team who follow because of leadership from the front and not because of management

  • A good balance between risk management and product development

  • Successful launch of new products measured by time to market, first time production pass rate and out of box quality

    Experience Required:

  • Leading a multidisciplinary team to design and develop 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 mechanics, electronics, and software


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

    Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .