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Manager, Mechanical Engineering Manager

Danaher Miami, FL
  • Expired: August 01, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.
We are seeking a dynamic engineering leader to join our team. Reporting to the Director of R&D, the ME Manager will play a key leadership role in the hardware engineering team providing strategic and tactical direction. The ideal candidate is a mechanical engineer with experience in IVD systems with hardware/ software/ reagent components, and who has brought new products to market. As the mechanical engineering leader, they will set the future vision for the group. As a working manager, they will be responsible for engineering tasks which could include design, analysis, or systems engineering tasks.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead mechanical engineering team to define, develop, and execute on system design deliverables
  • Manage mechanical engineering team to achieve desired level of system and technology knowledge through creating and maintaining a module-based SME list
  • Working with Program Managers, the ME Manager will support NPD objectives for all mechanical engineering deliverables (skins, fluidics, motion, etc)
  • Stay up-to-date on developments in mechanical engineering and instrument design
  • Remain current in best practices for DBS: Agile HW development, SDR, VPM, and others
  • Participate in planning / staffing / scheduling / coordinating / technical reviews on various projects
  • Provide mentoring and guidance (both technical and IDP-related) to other mechanical engineers
  • Formalize staff training policies and programs to develop a world class mechanical engineering team
  • Champion and facilitate the mechanical engineering teams' use of FMEA to drive world class reliability on next generation of products
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Biomedical, Systems Engineering (or equivalent) with 9 years of experience, OR Master's degree with 7 years of experience OR Doctoral degree with 4 years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience to perform at this level
  • Experience with mechanical design in hardware/ software/ reagent systems
  • Experience in the use of Design FMEA as a tool in the design process
  • Experience with failure analysis tools to successfully identify root cause
  • Technical ability to understand architecture, system interactions and interfaces of a complex Hematology system (reagents, hardware, and software) to drive effective use of reliability engineering tools
  • Self-starter with a sense of urgency to resolve issues and complete tasks
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, and often ambiguous environment where continuous improvement is a way of life
Preferred but not essential:
  • Prior working experience in a regulated environment
  • Prior working experience with requirements of ISO 14971, Application of Risk Management to Medical Devices
  • Prior experience in developing urinalysis, hematology, clinical chemistry, immunoassay, and other IVD instrumentation

Diversity & Inclusion
At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page-Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate 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.



Miami, FL