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About Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and more than 50,000 employees in 50 counties. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life science research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity.
The Mission
The System Integration Group is a multidisciplinary technical team (size: +/-20 persons) that is responsible for system integration of large scale system projects like Titan microscopes. With our team we run average 3 large scale system projects in parallel. Besides system integration we also work on Non Standard Requests to deliver customer specific solutions.
The Position
Major contribution/ownership to the integration aspects of complex new hardware and software projects AND System Owner of at least 1 R&D Microscope. Position description:

  • Responsibilities System Engineer – Project Member Tasks:
    • Provide input during the specification and design phase of new products.
    • Owner or contributor of System Test Process
    • Owner or contributor for creating System Test Documents (including system planning, test description, test methods, number of tests)
    • Owner or contributor for FMEA and/or SRA process
    • Execute system tests or guide others in executing tests
    • Troubleshoot integration issues and report/discuss with designers/PL; suggest improvements to existing prototypes; discuss technical bottlenecks in projects
    • Document test results with “closed” conclusion
    • Maintain an R&D TEM system in the best possible working condition to facilitate the project
    • Maintain an R&D TEM system in the best possible working condition to facilitate demos
    • Take responsibility for the safety (X-ray, electronics, mechanical) around the designated prototype setups. Take routine measurements of the X-ray emission levels and document the results.
    • Communicate frequently with project leaders on progress and technical issues. Suggest alternative solutions.
    • Communicate frequently with OE and GTS project members to transfer knowledge and necessary input.
    • Create PR (Problem Report) Items
    • Travel if necessary (<10%)
  • Responsibilities System Engineer – System Owner Tasks:
    • System Planning: Manage your system planning in cooperation with system users and projects, keep the planning up-to-date
    • System Status:
      • build-up, rebuild, place and replace the microscope system based on projects and lab manager needs
      • Help and train system users if requested or needed
      • Control the system accessories and gain knowledge if needed
      • All accessories (detectors, cameras, ….) operational, fix non-operational accessories. If not possible: discuss with lab manager
      • Keep system in “beam down” state
      • Make sure logbook is up-to-date
      • Use Tool Manager, make sure users use Tool Manager
      • LN2 filling when needed
      • Use Service Cockpit to check your system
      • Create PR (Problem Report) Items
    • System Safety Tasks
      • Weekly check system on X-ray leakage
      • Make sure system is electrical and mechanical safe, if not discuss this with lab manager
      • Keep your microscope room clean
    • System Training: Train users on TOP5 important items (vacuum, beam centred on screen, apertures, compustage height, ….). Goal is less damage to microscope system AND improve self-sustainable system users AND improve system status
  • Responsibilities System Engineer – Field Escalations:
    • Travel if necessary (<10%)

The Requirements
The successful candidate will possess the following combination of education and experience

  • Bachelor or Academic degree in Mechanical, Electronics or Mechatronic engineering.
  • More than 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Experience with designing and testing of low volume, complex high tech systems.
  • Experience with the different development disciplines (hardware, software, mechanics, mechatronics and physics).
  • Excellent communication skills in English, Dutch is big plus
  • Travel if necessary (<10%)

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.
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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