Senior Mechanical Engineer

Waters Corporation



New Castle, DE

Why you should apply for a job to Waters Corporation:

  • 4.5/5 in supportive management
  • 60% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.


    Position summary

    vide innovative solutions to technical problems involving the design and development of scientific instruments.

    • Conduct tests at component, subsystem, and system levels; analyze data to determine design feasibility and product performance.

    • Support team efforts to design sophisticated products using a strong systems mindset including hardware and software, leading closure of all technical gaps throughout ideation and development lifecycle.

    • Drive projects forward utilizing fast-prototyping and other iterative design methodologies, ensuring timelines and technical requirements are met.

    • Accelerate design cycles by identifying, engaging, and managing suppliers and external partners while closely collaborating with internal cross-functional teams.

    • Create and present project technical reports to peers and management.



    • BS in Mechanical Engineering with 5+ years experience

    • MS related degree preffered


    • Mechanical Engineering experience, particularly in mechanical systems design and development

    • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the application of engineering fundamentals, theories, concepts, and procedures in product development

    • Proven innovation experiences in Engineering R&D, Engineering Mechanics, Materials Science, Test & Analysis

    • Experience in new product design and development from concept generation through product launch

    • Design for Manufacturability and Serviceability

    • Experience producing engineering drawings and Bills of Materials

    • Strong cross-functional and cross-site collaboration experience

    • Relevant industry and product experiences are preferred

    • Intellectual property (IP) generation, technical publication, conference presentation, and industrial collaboration experiences are highly valued


    • High competency in theoretical and applied thermal & fluid engineering, engineering mechanics, and materials science

    • High precision engineering design experience, preferred to have familiarity with thermal and rheological measurement instruments

    • Familiarity with dynamic measurement of temperature, force, and displacement using various types of sensors operating under a wide range of environmental conditions

    • Ability to build and test prototypes per design; plan and conduct experiments, analyze results to validate designs

    • Strong design experience, both component and assembly level, using SolidWorks

    • Ability to effectively use both internal and external resources for detailed design, fabrication, and integration

    • Experienced in using and utilizing computational modeling (FEA, CFD software) on new product concept development

    • Skilled at analytical problem solving. Experience in Mathcad, MATLAB, Origin, and other commercial tools are preferred

    • Self-starter and results-oriented, able to meet objectives and timeline while applying sound problem solving and decision-making processes

    • Ability to deal with ambiguity and work effectively in a fast-paced work environment

    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

    *This position does not have sponsorship available.

    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 over 60 years. With approximately 8,000 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.

    Key Words

    Mechanical Engineer Engineer Design Analysis Materials

    Why you should apply for a job to Waters Corporation:

  • 4.5/5 in supportive management
  • 60% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.