Job ID: #8456

R&D Engineer

Watertown, MA
Technology Technology
Mechanical Engineering

 

Responsibilities of the R&D Engineer:

  • Design, integrate, and test complex systems including hardware, software, thermal, optical and reagents
  • Verify, validate, and troubleshoot a laboratory diagnostic instrument with a system level mindset
  • Design and conduct engineering tests and experiments. Test and qualify products or subassemblies following test protocols.
  • Analyze data and present conclusions that drive design decisions
  • Calibrate sensors and optical systems
  • Assemble and fabricate electromechanical instrument modules, machined parts, injection molded components and 3D printed devices into functional prototypes.
  • Writes and edits software scripts for test automation
  • Prepares standard reports/documentation to communicate results
  • Support various engineering development and lab maintenance activities as required

Requirements of the R&D Engineer:

  • BSME preferred and 2+ years industry experience with complex electro-mechanical device, instruments, or product development
  • Hands-on experience with a rapid prototyping methods
  • Experience with electronic test and measurement equipment
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision with a high degree of organizational and technical competence
  • Highly organized, quality conscious with a great attention to detail

 

Commonwealth Sciences is a professional recruiting firm specializing in Science, Engineering and Green Technologies. We unite industry professionals with exciting career opportunities by leveraging our technical expertise, advanced recruiting tools and years of staffing experience. CWS works with a variety of disciplines and levels from Research Associates to Scientists, Engineers, Managers and Directors. Our clients value the basic integrity, customer service and industry expertise that defines our organization.

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Commonwealth Sciences is a professional recruiting firm specializing in Science, Engineering and Green Technologies. We unite industry professionals with exciting career opportunities by leveraging our technical expertise, advanced recruiting tools and years of staffing experience. CWS works with a variety of disciplines and levels from Research Associates to Scientists, Engineers, Managers and Directors. Our clients value the basic integrity, customer service and industry expertise that defines our organization.