Senior Mechanical Engineer for R&D

Wyatt Technology, the world leader in instrumentation for characterizing macromolecules and nanoparticles in solution, is looking for a supremely skilled Mechanical Engineer who will participate in all product development stages from R&D to design and onto manufacture. The product life cycle isn’t done there, and the successful candidate will follow through to installation, testing and repair of the products. Your duties will include designing and fabricating mechanical assemblies and components of innovation and excellence that will be used throughout the world by companies developing novel, life-saving therapeutics.

Job Duties:
Working with a team of outstanding peers, you’ll be designing mechanical components, systems and enclosures for the functional operation of advanced analytical instrumentation. These tasks include performing prototype assembly and verification of optical/ mechanical systems, providing mentoring and guidance to production and system integration staff, creating 3D models and 2D drawings of custom parts so they can be fabricated, designing sheet metal parts, maintaining Bills of Materials (BOMs) all while employing DFM best-practices.

Required skills and qualifications:
5+ years’ experience with a BS in Mechanical Engineering or 3+ years’ experience and a Master’s degree, or equivalent work experience. We want you to demonstrate practical experience with 2D or 3D engineering design and manufacturing tools. And a good knowledge of mathematical computing and analysis tools wouldn’t hurt, either! The successful candidate will exhibit strong creativity and analytical skills alongside a written and verbal fluency with communicating to our teammates and vendors.

Compensation:
Wyatt Technology offers a complete benefits package including company paid medical insurance, life insurance, paid holidays, 3+ weeks a year of vacation, a PTO sick leave program as well as disability insurance. Employees also enjoy a generous 401(k) plan, historically funded to the maximum amount by the company regardless of the contribution made by the employee. Finally, we have a unique quarterly profit-sharing program. Relocation assistance is available for this position.