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Hardware Research Manager - Life Science Instrument in Concord, Ontario at SCIEX

Date Posted: 1/10/2019

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Job ID: SCI003005

About Us

SCIEX – An operating company within Danaher’s Life Sciences platform

SCIEX helps to improve the world we live in by enabling scientists and laboratory analysts to find answers to the complex analytical challenges they face. Our leadership in LC-MS and CE-MS have made us a trusted partner globally to those who are focused on basic research, drug discovery, food and environmental testing, forensic toxicology, clinical research and diagnostics. With over 40 years of innovation, we continue to redefine what is achievable in routine and complex analysis.

We are seeking smart, team-oriented people who have purpose and are committed to helping us deliver Answers for Science. Knowledge for Life. ™ Our global team, located on every continent, is our greatest strength, bringing diverse perspectives and breakthrough thinking. With the power of the Danaher Business System behind us, it’s our people who have made us the industry leader. Come join our winning team. Visit us at

Sciex offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. 

Sciex 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.

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You will manage a scientific team and resources, including staffing and performance, and will play a significant role in helping to define the future scientific, research, business directions and needs for the organization. Ideally you will have a proven history of directing and leading scientists in research activities and conducting independent research.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage the Hardware (HW) research scientists. Prioritize work based on business needs, skill set match and resource loading; guides and trains as required. Responsible for performance reviews and career development.
  • Works with HW Engineering Management to ensure appropriate engineering resources are assigned as well as coordinating resources to work together in early phase research and capability development.
  • Works individually and with the research technical leadership to identify new hardware requirements and related areas of research, initiates studies, generates reports, presentations and publications. Due to the research nature of the work, the level of definition will vary; creativity and innovation are required, expected and encouraged.
  • Provides estimates of schedule, tools and equipment required for research, design and testing activities and ensures that they are requisitioned in a timely fashion.
  • Acts as a technical leader and expert resource for other departments; Marketing, Product Development, Project Management, and Manufacturing to achieve company strategy and research goals.
  • Carries out evaluation of both internal and external business opportunities from a hardware technology perspective.
  • Represents the company at international conferences meetings and supports marketing efforts as necessary.
  • Establishes and maintains a network of collaborators to ensure that the most important and relevant problems are addressed and that the latest techniques are available.

Job Requirements


  • Advanced degree in Chemistry, Engineering or a related field and 8+  years of additional experience
  • Experience in designing, developing, and testing hardware
  • Proven track record in creatively solving problems 
  • Excellent communication skills, able to work well with customers and other staff, and able to coach and guide others

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience leading teams is strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of mass spectrometry hardware and applications

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.


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 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 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.