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Electro-Mechanical System Engineer

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Electro-Mechanical System Engineer

Marietta, OH
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    How will you make an impact?

    You will develop mechanical and electro-mechanical system design solutions for the Life Science Industry related projects that meet or exceed performance and cost targets, on compressed time schedule. Also, you will document & support the mechanical components and systems from concept through production. This position includes the design interpretation of specification, goals, documentation & testing to verify such designs and improvements. You should be technically competent, using independent judgment & capable of handling projects under general supervision.

    What will you do?

    • Work alongside other product development team members and with other cross-functional groups to identify/implement projects for design optimization of the company’s laboratory products, including water systems, biological safety cabinets, shakers, incubators, and freezers.
    • Complete product design and development for new, custom and existing products in technical compliance, on time, on or ahead of budget.
    • Establishes & maintains manufacturing specifications, i.e. Bill of Materials and other related technical input and documentation. Working knowledge of Bill of Material creation, PLM, and ERP use.
    • Work with cross-functional teams to implement new, custom and existing products to production with applicable documentation to insure manufacturability.
    • Present status reports demonstrating progress toward pre-determined timelines, produce and work with Gantt charts and spreadsheets.
    • Provide timely communication on significant issues or developments.
    • Able to work independently under General supervision.
    • Assist with preparing bids and respond to customer proposals for custom product design group.
    • Perform work in office environment with frequent exposure to manufacturing plant activity while using Personal Protective Equipment as required.
    • Perform all job duties in a safe manner and obey all safety policies and procedures.
    • Perform all job duties consistent with the Code of Ethics and the 4-I Values.
    • Perform all job duties within ISO standards, regulatory or statutory requirements.
    • Perform other duties and cross training as assigned
  • Qualifications

    How will you get here?


    Bachelor's degree in Mechanical engineering or Electro-Mechanical engineering or Electrical engineering.


    • Minimum 2 years engineering Electro-Mechanical design experience.
    • Good understanding of the design, selection and sizing of electro-mechanical components including motors, compressors, PCBA and sensors.
    • Demonstration of an electrical and mechanical aptitude sufficient to construct working models of prototypes, including PCB, wiring, sheet metal and mechanisms.
    • Good design and analysis skills including CAD design, FEA analysis, GD&T, tolerance analysis, etc
    • Knowledge of sheet metal manufacturing techniques & machinery, along with the processes for assembling components into mechanical systems is needed.

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

    • Ability to work within a global environment which includes R/D centers and Product management.
    • Goal-oriented with the capability to meet dynamic deadlines
    • Self-directed, self-motivated and ability to overcome obstacles to get results
    • Strong written and verbal communications skills

    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

  • Benefits

    We strive to bring together and develop extraordinary colleagues who share our passion for making significant contributions to the world. One way we do this is by offering a comprehensive total rewards package that colleagues and their families can count on.

    Our total rewards are designed to recognize outstanding performance and meet the diverse needs of all our colleagues – at every stage of their personal and professional lives. We regularly evaluate and measure our program against established benchmarks to ensure we are delivering the right mix of services and resources, and that our participants are receiving a consistently great experience. ​​​​​​​

    No matter where your life and career may take you with Thermo Fisher, you can always rely on our support.

  • Industry
  • Fun Fact
    25% of our current revenue is generated from products that didn’t exist 5 years ago.
  • About Us

    As the world’s leader in serving science, Thermo Fisher Scientific's professionals develop critical solutions—and build rewarding careers. They help customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment, making sure food is safe, and so much more. When you #StartYourStory with Thermo Fisher, you are guaranteed meaningful work - both personally and professionally.