Lead Mechanical / R&D Systems Design Engineer
PerkinElmer, Wallac Oy

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Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 18.8.2021

PerkinElmer is currently looking for
Lead Mechanical / R&D Systems Design Engineer

Turku, Finland


The Turku Site, with 600 employees, represents one of PerkinElmer’s major manufacturing and product development sites for newborn and maternal fetal health screening. As the global market leader in newborn screening, our solutions have tested over 560 million babies worldwide for life-threatening diseases.


You will be part of our in vitro diagnostic (IVD) instrument development team. The instrument development team offers a dynamic working environment and challenging projects to work with. The IVD instruments are part of our total solution offering that includes informatics, instruments, and biochemical reagents. Development requirements combine elements from all these areas and are leading to cross-scientific collaborations within the Global PerkinElmer R&D.


Role description

In your role you will lead the technical realization of IVD analyzer products. You will be responsible for developing product requirements, identifying novel technical solutions, managing the integration of multidisciplinary design items into a working product and lead the product verification planning and execution. We expect you to be capable of digesting new information and using your technical excellence to become the leading technical consultant of the product you are working with.


Role requirements

  • Master of Science (Technology) or Doctor of Science (Technology)

  • Preference for strong capabilities in Mechanical Engineering but additional experience of any of the following areas desirable: , electronics engineering, liquid handling, medical device verification, material technology, optics and light, software, etc.

  • Experienced in working with cross functional team

  • Readiness to lead mechanical engineering activities with insight in designing for manufacture  and reliability

  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience in a cross functional team working on mechatronics hardware development

  • Must have experience of working on complex items with moving parts and tight tolerances. Also designing bespoke parts. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English

  • Skills and interest to write good specifications, plans and reports

  • Leadership skills and capability to drive ideas in projects that are globally distributed.  We are also prepared to consider mechanical engineers looking to take their first step into Technical lead role.

  • Experience in medical device development is considered an advantage


What we offer


We offer a work with the mission to improve the health of children and pregnant women impacting the lives of millions of people. As a part of PerkinElmer, the global leader in newborn screening, you have unique opportunity for developing your professional skills in medical device development.


For more information, please contact Juha Karunen, tel +358 400 243634


Will you be our next top professional? Please apply to this intriguing position as soon as possible and join us today!  Whilst there is no deadline to find the right candidate, interviews will be arranged as soon as suitable candidates apply.  

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