Component Engineer II in Loveland, Colorado at Hach

Date Posted: 10/1/2019

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Job ID: HAC007234

About Us

Hach is a world leader in the manufacture and distribution of analytical instruments, test kits and reagents for testing the quality of water, aqueous solutions and air. Our products are designed specifically for quality, accuracy, and simplicity. Strengthened by our sister companies in the environmental industry worldwide, our goal for the future is to continue to provide customers with reliable instrumentation, accurately prepared reagents, proven methods, simplified procedures and outstanding technical support. We offer an environment that is team-centered, customer-driven, quality-focused, and growth-oriented. Working at Hach will provide you the opportunity for robust career development.

OUR MISSION: Ensuring water quality for people around the world.
OUR VISION: We make water analysis better – faster, simpler, greener and more informative – via unsurpassed customer partnerships, the most knowledgeable experts, and reliable, easy-to-use solutions.

WATER QUALITY GROUP

Danaher`s Water Quality Business is a global leader in water quality analysis and treatment, providing instrumentation and disinfection systems to help analyze and manage the quality of ultra-pure water, portable water, wastewater, groundwater and ocean water in residential, commercial, industrial, and natural resource applications. Our water quality business provides products under a variety of brands, including HACH, ChemTreat, and Trojan Technologies.



Description

POSITION SUMMARY:
The primary role of this position is to provide component engineering support for electrical components, mechanical, electromechanical, and optical components. Component Engineer works closely with Strategic Sourcing, NPD Engineering, and Production Engineering; in the development of component design, component specifications, component selection, component qualification, and component failure analysis.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • From a global perspective, understands component engineering and procurement industry trends and issues on a real time basis, in order to develop and implement an effective procurement and component strategies.
  • Technical knowledge of electrical components, mechanical, electromechanical, and optical components.
  • Work with other engineering departments to develop component specifications.
  • Lead and/or participate in the component and supplier selection processes.
  • Lead and/or perform component qualifications internally and at component suppliers.
  • Component failure analysis internally, at external laboratories, or at component suppliers.
  • Lead component corrective action activities internally and with component suppliers.
  • Participate in technical audits at supplier sites, including assessments of their core technical competencies and process controls.
  • Establish, track, and trend key component and supplier performance metrics.
  • Initiates, reviews, and approves ECO’s

OTHER NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements



Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline or equivalent.
  • 5 or more years experience in Component Engineering or related engineering.
  • Resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways.
  • Working knowledge of component design using CAD software.
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing and Kaizen tools preferred
  • Excellent communication and use of collaborative tools 
  • Excellent computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets, presentation, project, statistical tools)
  • Working knowledge of various manufacturing processes preferred
  • Motivation and passion related to leadership by example, coaching and mentoring of company staff, and achievement of strategic objectives through continuous improvement.
ENVIRONMENT

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is constantly required to stand/or sit, squat, turn/twist, reach, use hands to: finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls, and computer keyboards. The employee is occasionally required to walk, climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, hear, and smell.

The employee must occasionally lift, carry, push or pull up to 20 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical
currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures and work space restrictions.

The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud.

Employees will be required to wear the proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which may include: eye, hearing and respiratory protection, protective smock, steel toe shoes, gloves, hard hats, or face shields. Contact lenses may not be allowed in some areas.

The duties listed in job descriptions are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTING
External hiring into this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check and possible credit history review.
Hach 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.



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, 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.