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Senior Mechanical Engineer (m/f/d) in Munich, Germany at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 4/16/2019

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Job ID: BEC013328

About Us

Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems, found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world, produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on all seven continents. For 80 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples’ lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care.

Beckman Coulter 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.


To strengthen our R&D team, we are looking for a development engineer. As a member of the 
R&D Mechanical Engineering team, this individual will be responsible for the following activities:
  • Responsible for continuously improvement of our Lab Automation Products
  • Develops technical specifications and definition of system interfaces.
  • Performs technical failure analyzes and leads HW design change activities of complex product elements.
  • Generates design concepts, develops detailed designs.
  • Ensures design meets specifications and fulfills its intended purpose.
  • Leader in the collaboration with other functional groups, including Manufacturing, Quality, Test, Prototyping and Service.Participates and initiates design reviews with a cross functional team.
  • Works with suppliers to ensure manufacturability and to address technical issues.

Zur Verstärkung unseres R&D Teams suchen wir zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt eine(n) Entwicklungsingenieur(in). Als Teammitglied der R&D Abteilung Mechanical Engineering sind Sie verantwortlich für folgende Tätigkeiten:

  • Selbstständige Entwicklung von Baugruppen der Laborautomation vom Konzept bis zur Serienreife unter Berücksichtigung der geltenden Normen und Bestimmungen (Qualitätsmanagement)
  • Umsetzen von neuen Features und Einbringen technischer Änderungen in die aktuellen in der Serienproduktion befindlichen Produkte der Laborautomation
  • Erstellung von fertigungsgerechten Unterlagen (Zeichnungen; Stücklisten; etc.) für die Prototypenfertigung und Serienproduktion
  • Leitung und Koordination von Hardware Projektteams (z.B. bestehend aus Mitarbeitern der Produktion; Elektronik oder Prototypen/Testabteilung)
  • Enge Zusammenarbeit mit allen an der Entwicklung beteiligten Abteilungen
  • Erstellung der für die Konstruktion erforderlichen Requirements (Pflichtenhefte)

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's and/or Master’s degree in the field of Mechanical Engineering; Medical Technology; Mechatronics or similar and 6+ years of relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of technical principles, theories, and concepts in mechanical engineering and ability to employ sound project management.
  • Mechanical Design – Expertise regarding mechanical development and design change processes and related documentation
  • Strong working knowledge of CAD/CAE tools (NX/Teamcenter and SolidWorks/Smarteam).
  • Design Control – Knowledge in the application of design controls (Quality Management System).
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead the completion of major programs, processes and/or projects.
  • Self-starter with a demonstrated ability to focus efforts, overcome obstacles and complete key objectives.
  • Continuous learner that seeks out challenges to improve skills.
  • Innovative “out of the box” thinker that gets things done.
  • Team-minded with ability to build excellent working relationships with colleagues.
  • Written and verbal English/German communications skills

  • Abgeschlossenes Studium (FH/TU) als Diplom-Ingenieur Feinwerktechnik/ Maschinenbau/ Medizintechnik (oder vergleichbar) mit Schwerpunkt mechanische Konstruktion;
  • Kenntnisse der Elektrotechnik sind von Vorteil
  • Mehrere Jahre Konstruktionserfahrung in der Entwicklung von hochwertigen Geräten/Baugruppen der Automatisierungstechnik; Robotertechnik etc.
  • Erfahrungen in der Medizintechnik und dem zugehörigen Qualitätsmanagement bzw. der Dokumentation von Produkten der Medizintechnik sind von Vorteil
  • Umgang mit 3D-CAD (Solidworks und/oder NX4)
  • Sehr gutes Know-How in den Bereichen Konstruktion, Berechnung, HW Test und Simulation
  • Teamfähigkeit; Belastbarkeit; kommunikatives Auftreten
  • Sehr gute Englischkenntnisse in Wort und Schrift

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 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 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.
Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.


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