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Staff Engineer Technical Sourcing
Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location: Asheville, NC
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 01/23/2021
Expire Date: 03/20/2021
Job Categories: Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical, Computers, Software, Engineering, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Information Technology, Manufacturing and Production, Purchasing, Executive Management, Research & Development, Medical, Writing/Authoring
Job Description
Staff Engineer Technical Sourcing

Job Title: Staff Engineer Technical Sourcing (Remote)

Requisition ID: 143895BR

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them.

Location/Division Specific Information

Remote USA / Life Sciences Solutions Group

How will you make an impact?

The Staff Engineer, Technical Sourcing - Electromechanical, Metals andOEM is responsible for the technical management of our EM/M and OEM supply base. (S)he will drive cost savings initiates, product scale up, resolve quality issues, and supplier consolidation.

What will you do?

  • As part of the technical sourcing engineering team you will work closely with R&D, product development, quality, procurement and commodity managers to align the global sourcing strategy and supply base to drive cost reduction, manufacturing scale up, resolves supplier quality issues.

  • Primary focus will be on PCBA's, electromechanical components and electromechanical assemblies with opportunities in fabricated sheet metal parts, cast and machined parts and OEM assemblies.

  • Travel will be up to 20% global.

How will you get here?


Bachelor's or Master’s in Electrical, Mechanical, Mechatronics engineering or Physics


  • BA with 8+ years experience, or, MS with 6+ years’ experience: hands on product design, product development, and manufacturing experience

  • Experience in either: PCBA / Electro-mechanical assembly Design OR Cast, machined, and sheet-metal part design

  • Strong project management skills

  • Demonstrated ability to manage vendors, contract manufacturers, and design firms

  • Value engineering, process development, should-cost modeling experience, DFA/DFM/DFx experience

  • Relevant experience managing electromechanical suppliers and contract manufacturers

  • Experience dealing with electromechanical devices that are regulated by third party agencies such as FDA, NSF, CSA, UL, ISO 13485 standard and others in the medical products industry

  • Proficiency in PCBA CAD Design software, SolidWorks, Pro/e, or equivalent

  • Understanding of phase gate development processes and methodologies across multiple disciplines and subject matters is preferred

  • Medical devices experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Negotiation: Ability to negotiate cost and build should cost models for sourced materials

  • Independence: Can work without direct supervision under ambiguous demands within a global organization

  • Advanced technical writing skills to produce reports and documents

Our global team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit www.thermofisher.com.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Contact Information
Company Name: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Website: https://thermofisher.contacthr.com/...
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