R&D Mechanical Engineer
Company: Agilent Technologies, Inc.
Posted on: November 12, 2021
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safety for our employees, contractors, customers and communities,
employees in this role are required to be fully vaccinated against
COVID-19, unless an accommodation has been granted for a medical
reason or sincerely held religious belief.
Agilent inspires and supports discoveries that advance the quality
of life. We provide life science, diagnostic and applied market
laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables,
applications, and expertise. Agilent enables customers to gain the
answers and insights they seek -- so they can do what they do best:
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ABOUT THE JOB:
At our Ankeny Iowa site, we develop best-in-class automated
electrophoresis instrument and reagent product lines within the
Biomolecular Analysis Division.
To strengthen our team, we are looking for an R&D Mechanical
Engineer for the design and development of laboratory
This individual will design and develop novel products, components,
processes, and systems using broad engineering concepts and
research techniques. This role would also include testing design
ideas in a laboratory environment along with solving complex and
high-impact design and development problems. While also assisting
in product definition/concept generation to meet design and
business growth objectives. This individual may also facilitate the
transition of product design and enhancements to full
This is an opportunity that would allow you to grow within a
world-class company and develop your skills whilst working within a
team of talented and enthusiastic Scientists & Engineers.
* Perform mechanical design for automated electrophoresis
instrumentation during development through product release
including creating drawings, BOM's and working with suppliers on
the design and purchase of parts.
* Actively participate in cross-functional project team meetings
during product development (comprised of mechanical, electronics,
firmware, software, applications, marketing, manufacturing,
* Lead the technical activities for new product development
following the Agilent lifecycle process.
* Follow the latest technology trends and propose new insights for
further research and development.
* Coordinate build of breadboard prototype instruments to
demonstrate proof-of-concept results to show feasibility.
* Troubleshoot and analyze technical issues in-depth to understand
core problems and provide sound solutions.
* Work with QA on tests and product improvements.
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