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Position – Mechanical Engineer II- VAVE
Company – Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location – Hyderabad, Telangana, IN

Job description

About Company:

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $24 billion and approximately 70,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services.

About Team: Providing best in class product development services to Thermo Fisher Scientific Global Business Units, is one of the core functions of the India Engineering Center (IEC). This Global Research and Development Center, established in 2009, is in Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, with over 150 employees. We are a team committed to develop innovative and cutting edge technologically advanced products ranging from laboratory equipment, analytical instruments, remote monitoring solutions, chromatography and mass spectrometry. We are proud of the work that we do at the India Engineering Center thereby fulfilling our mission of making the world a healthier, cleaner and safer place.
For more information, explore the opportunities in IEC at our career page today

Role Purpose Summary:

The Mechanical Engineer II- VAVE is a member of a global CMD Cost Out Program Team. The role is of a hands on mechanical engineer who is motivated to actively contribute to the VAVE/Cost out ideas and implementation of those ideas. The person will execute, scoping, design and qualify mechanical components and systems for existing globally manufactured Products to help reduce recurring material and labor, overhead costs. The role is expected to make a difference in meeting yearly cost out targets and archive cost productivity.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Perform a VAVE study and identify cost-out opportunities that are quality neutral. Perform cost-benefit analysis and finalize annualized savings for given project
  • Execute cost out opportunity mining exercises within the Mechanical domain by spend – pareto analysis, Should cost, competitor benchmarking, tear down etc.
  • Responsible for technical solutions and engineering specifications. Execute on standardizations of mechanical design process, optimizes and popularizes design best practice.
  • Creates first applicable project plan/execution in system architecture strategy, engineering proposal as well as mechanical design, development, qualification, and validation to ensure system-level functionality, performance, safety and quality in line with the company product development process
  • Ensures that assigned projects are delivered on time, to specification, and at or below target cost by solid engineering plans, including quality, cost, schedule, and risk assessment. Reports on project progress.
  • Work with Regulatory Affairs team members to acquire the required product approvals such as, U.L., FDA, C.S.A. and European product certifications.

Candidate Educational & Professional Experience Requirement:

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, or related field or equivalent.
  • 4 – 8 years experience with cost takes out/VAVE project execution.
  • Experience with cost take out/VAVE methodologies and Phase gate process

Competency Requirements


  • Working knowledge of DFx (manufacturability, assembly, serviceability, safety, cost) to mechanical designs, knowledge in more than two of these specific areas: sheet metal, machining, plastic and die casting, well understanding of the related materials, processes, and local supplier capability.
  • Working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) and experience with tolerance analysis.
  • Hands-on in using 3D CAD software tools to perform mechanical design, modeling, and detailing
  • Demonstrated ability to drive solid engineering solutions to complex problems using best-in-class tools, with a deep understanding of Finite Element Analysis (FEA), Design of Experiment (DOE), and FMEA.
  • Knowledge of design with electro-mechanical parts
  • Strong knowledge of a Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 50,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner, and safer. Apply today

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