Mechanical Manufacturing Engineer

at Waters Technologies Corporation in New Castle, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Mechanical Manufacturing Engineer
Req. # 
Company Name 
Production and Manufacturing
US-DE-New Castle
Regular Full-Time


The Manufacturing Engineer position is responsible for supporting the current line of high end analytical instrumentation at our New Castle, Delaware, facility. This position is part of a dynamic cross functional engineering team that investigates defects and drives continuous improvement in our manufacturing processes.




The manufacturing engineering activities may involve:

Theoretical and experimental investigation for failure analysis and qualification of alternate hardware
Technical direction and coordination in manufacturing environment
Conception and planning of resources to support hardware requirements
The analysis, evaluation, and solution of technical problems encountered in the application of manufacturing methods,facilities, processes, materials and tooling incident to the fabrication and assembly of high technology instruments
Responsible for maintaining the design of released products with the goal of continuously improving quality, customer satisfaction,efficiency of production and cost effectiveness
Follows established policies and procedures, performs professional manufacturing engineering assignments requiring full use and application of standard manufacturing principles, theories, concepts and techniques
Analyzes engineering drawings and support documentation for application to project requirements and producibility
Provides imaginative, thorough, and practical solutions to a wide range of technical problems involving conventional utilization of manufacturing engineering techniques
Investigates problems which arise in-house and at suppliers during the fabrication, assembly, and test of instruments and develops,evaluates, and implements solutions
Analyzes problem data for trends to identify and prioritize long term solutions




Minimum of B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or closely related field
Minimum of 5 years experience in a related role (experience with analytical instrumentation is a plus)
Comprehensive knowledge and demonstrated application of engineering principles, theories, and procedures used for the development and manufacture of analytical instrumentation
Strong communication skills, including excellent writing and presentation skill
Hands-on problem solver with a passion for continuous improvement of production processes
Solid understanding of Lean Manufacturing principles
Proficiency with 2D/3D CAD tools (SolidWorks preferred)


Company Description


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.

Waters Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job Posting: 976597

Posted On: May 24, 2022

Updated On: Jun 23, 2022