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Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location: Shanghai Shi, China
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Job Description

Work Location:

Suzhou, or/and Shanghai

Job Description:

This position will be expected to lead the systems design and solutions for both new development of complex, scientific & industrial instrumentation and the sustainment of existing Thermo Fisher Scientific products.


  • Provide systems engineering leadership and coordinate to a cross-functional product development team in systems architecture and design.
  • Augment marketing to gather and clarify customer needs. Develop system level specifications that supports those needs, and flow those specs into subsystem specifications.
  • Develop systems proposals, perform feasibility analysis, generate functional and physical decompositions, define system architectures, and determine costs & benefits of candidate architectures.
  • Quickly prototype sub-systems for feasibility studies & provide in-depth analyses of their capabilities.
  • Ensure product quality by leading design FMEAs, by developing Verification & Validation plans, and/or reviewing those V&V plans developed by the team.
  • Manage system requirements and traceability matrices to ensure the design achieves all the requirements.
  • Work with the project manager to assure projects are delivered on-time, to specification and at or below target cost.
  • Provide smooth cross-function interfaces to manufacturing, sourcing, operations, quality, service and global R&D team, as well as external interface to suppliers, vendors and customers.
  • Specify and develop improvements or enhancements to existing products and champion implementation if necessary.
  • Manage medium to large sized projects without supervision.
  • Mentor and develop junior and senior engineers.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Recognized BS (Engineering, Physics, or Chemistry) with minimum 12 years of, MS with minimum 9 years of, or PhD with minimum 6 years of related experience in industry developing instrumentation.
  • Adept at modeling, simulation, and data analysis & acquisition tools, such as MATLAB, Python, Excel VB, LabView, ANSYS etc.
  • Demonstrated strong experience in product requirements break-down into systems, subsystems, modules and/or cross functions.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with analytical techniques (e.g. GC, LC, UV, etc.)
  • Demonstrated strong expertise in applying DFx (manufacturability, assembly, serviceability, safety, cost) knowledge to system & sub-systems designs in mechanical, electronics, software/firmware.
  • Demonstrated strong ability to provide solid solutions to complex problems using modern methods & tools, such as: Design of Experiment (DOE), FMEA, RCA, sensitivity analysis, SPC, etc.
  • Hands-on ability in prototyping, system integration, & debug of complex instrumentation, including optical, electrical, mechanical, and software components
  • Good soft skills for working with cross functional, multidisciplinary, multicultural teams, including providing technical updates for executives from many countries.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English & Chinese.
  • Motivated self-starter, and agile learner
  • Able to flex between working individually or leading junior & senior engineers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong scientific analytical instrument background;
  • Demonstrated success in developing & launching new products.

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