Manufacturing Electrical Engineer

Danaher Corporation

San Jose, CA 95115

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences’ mission is to empower those seeking answers to life’s most important scientific and healthcare questions. With a legacy spanning 80+ years, we have long been a trusted partner to our customers, who are working to transform science and healthcare with the next groundbreaking discovery. As part of our team of more than 2,900 associates across 130 countries, you’ll help drive our vision of accelerating answers—and our commitment to excellence.

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

Do you enjoy delivering superb products and instruments to customers? Would you love to lead a growing market? Come join our dynamic manufacturing team!


We are seeking a Manufacturing/Process Engineer, with an Electrical Engineering emphasis who can perform a wide range of electrical/electronic related tasks. This role is part of the Manufacturing Engineering team responsible for operations engineering support and new product introduction activities. Our team supports efforts to resolve product and/or process technical issues impacting product quality and delivery of liquid handling instruments. This individual will be part of a highly engaged team passionate about bringing the highest quality and performance to our customers.

The right candidate will be responsible for the following:

+ Solving complex issues in a production environment through structured problem solving that meets quality and production goals while adhering to company policies, procedures and compliance standards.

+ Resolve optimal manufacturing methods and processes for producing company products from start-up, building the product line, through satisfactory production.

+ Lead electrical design changes to ensure a manufacturable and sustainable product while maintaining component and/or PCB functionality.

+ Develop manufacturing test protocols and automated test solutions to validate performance and operation of PCBAs, Electronic assemblies and electro-mechanical systems.

+ Drive engineering change order activities and release documentation.

+ Coordinate design change plans cross-functionally with planning, purchasing, supplier quality, compliance and manufacturing teams to ensure production is uninterrupted.

+ Establishes action plans and leads reviews to assess project status and minimize risks.

+ Drive improvement to product cost, quality and performance by utilizing Value Analysis/Value Engineering (VAVE) methodologies

The following are the qualifications for this position.

+ Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar field.

+ 7+ years proven experience in a manufacturing engineering environment including process and design development/knowledge of cables assemblies, PCBs, power distribution, embedded software, and electro-mechanical assemblies.

Preferred Skills:

+ Experience with cable assembly designs that are used for data communication and power transmission for analog and digital signals and motor driven stage assemblies.

+ Ability to communicate design intent, risks, risk mitigations and impact through FMEAs.

+ Proficient with SolidWorks, ACAD, ECAD tools, Python, C#, SQL and LabVIEW programming.

+ Experience with analog and RF circuit design, testing and analysis preferred.

+ Understanding of statistical process control, GR&R and other 6-sigma and lean manufacturing tools is a plus

+ Proficient with JMP statistical software is a plus

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.


Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here ( .

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