Senior Engineering Manager

at Waters in New Castle, Delaware, United States

Job Description

As the industry leader in the analytical instrument industry, TA Instruments prides itself in innovation and an uncompromising commitment to customer support. Our continued growth relies on recruiting and developing individuals that can make a positive contribution to our business. For additional information about our products, visit our web site at

TA Instruments is searching for a Senior Engineering Manager, to lead a global team of engineers. Reporting to the Sr. Director of R&D, this role will be responsible for leading key strategic projects in support of R&D Roadmap – development of new instruments, leading product strategy, road map creation and solutions for the product family. The leader will work very closely with all R&D teams across all sites as needed to initiate, manage, and complete the projects per the strategy set forth by the Business Committee or R&D leader.

TA Instruments is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

+ Lead, manage and grow geographically distributed team of electrical, mechanical and software engineers capable of delivering business critical results.

+ Seek out and provide guidance on new practices and technologies that may result in competitive advantage or improve team efficiency and assure product success.

+ Utilize project management best practice to ensure adequate planning, facilitation, stakeholder management, control, and risk management activities.

+ Apply foresight and insight to proactively address project issues and risks.??

+ Project manage?the?Product Development cycle?from concept to benefits realization. Undertake System level project management where needed.

+ Identify opportunities of innovation and lead a team of engineers to implement new solutions.

+ Communicate expectations, manage performance, coach, and develop organizational talent to enhance the employee satisfaction and overall results for Waters.

+ Work with scientists and lead project engineers to develop, evaluate and qualify mechanical and electro-mechanical assemblies, components, materials, processes and/or processing equipment for incorporation into new product designs.

+ Demonstrate feasibility of designs to fulfill prescribed requirements with test data and supplemental analysis to validate design approaches.

+ Create system verification documents to provide test evidence that system design requirements have been met.

+ Help generate a system design/architecture to ensure various sub-systems work together.

+ Contribute to design reviews, phase reviews, System cost model, and other project related activity as needed.

+ Provide technical analysis support and guidance to team members and other groups to implement designs with proven feasibility into commercial products while ensuring conformance to company and customer requirements.

+ Collaborate with SMEs and Engineers in generating an understanding of system functionalities to meet user requirements.

+ Provide support for new product proposals, manufacturing, service, and other issues from around the world as needed.

+ Manage / mentor staff in technical design and analysis as well as project management to meet the needs of the programs.

+ Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, or a related subject

+ Minimum 10 years industry experience in mechanical / electromechanical engineering design pertaining to scientific instruments or medical device products.

+ Demonstrated expertise in managing projects through a Product Development Process.

+ Experience in Product lifecycle management and in-depth knowledge and discipline in the application of project management best practices.

+ Experience in electrical, mechanical, software or interdisciplinary engineering and/or systems knowledge is highly desired.

+ Experience with a variety of analysis and evaluation tools such as data acquisition systems for temperature, pressure transducers, and optical measurement devices

+ Ability to collaborate effectively within and outside of a team, possessing strong interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with superiors, peers, suppliers, and customers.

+ Ability to function in a dynamic environment where project plans and priorities can change quickly.

+ Skilled at conflict resolution with the ability to handle customer escalation gracefully.

+ Understanding or direct experience in a laboratory environment is a plus.

+ Experience successfully managing remote employees.

+ Experience in electronics packaging, structural design and mechanisms for instrumentation, life science or medical devices environments.

+ Knowledge of mechanical system engineering principles.

Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world’s leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials, and food sciences for more than 60 years. With more than 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 35 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, with products available in more than 100 countries. Our team focuses on creating business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.

Working at Waters enables our employees to unlock the potential of their careers. Our global team is driven by purpose. We strive to be better, learn and improve every day in everything we do. We’re the problem solvers and innovators that aren’t afraid to take risks to transform the world of human health and well-being. We’re all in it together delivering benefit as one to provide the insights needed today in order to solve the challenges of tomorrow.

Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our core values at Waters Corporation. It is our responsibility to actively implement programs and practices to drive inclusive behavior and increase diversity across the organization. We are united by diversity and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, our customers and our community. Waters is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or protected Veteran status.

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Street: 159 Lukens Drive

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New Castle, Delaware 19720
United States

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Posted On: Feb 05, 2021

Updated On: Apr 21, 2021