Senior Thermal / Fluids Mechanical Engineer - Newark, Delaware United States - 20366

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Job #: 20366
Title: Senior Thermal / Fluids Mechanical Engineer
Job Location: Newark, Delaware - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


Senior Thermal / Fluids Mechanical Engineer
Wilmington, DE (Full Relocation Provided)
Competitive Base Salary, Bonus 10%, 6% 401K Match, Full Benefits, 4 weeks PTO
We have a new opening for a Senior Thermo-Fluids Mechanical Engineer position with a longstanding client; multi-billion global medical instrumentation company. They have strong revenue growth, a stable environment, very low turnover, and offer the opportunity to work on customized, complex medical products that impact people's lives. The products are very complex systems; large instruments with precise components. These instruments have precision drive mechanisms, robotics, sensors, electromechanical components. Fluidics Engineering includes the development of automated systems to transfer and meter precise liquid volumes, bulk fluid handling and transfer, thermal control of fluids, liquid mixing, component washing, and instrument waste stream handling. Thermal Engineering includes environmental and thermal control of the whole instrument level as well as subsystem components.


Additional areas of responsibility:

  • Responsible for quality, timeliness and costs-effectiveness of Fluidics/Thermal Engineering and Thermal Control designs for all development projects
  • Actively participates in identification of potential technical problems and provides effective solutions by application of concepts, techniques, knowledge, and processes; display practical thinking in applying principles, theories, and concepts to the problems within the field of Fluidics/Thermal Engineering. 
  • Works closely with other Thermal and Fluidics Engineers as well as with Mechatronic, Systems, Electrical, Controls, Structural, and Software Applications, Reliability and Test Engineers on full integration of Fluidics/Thermal Engineering into product development.
  • Responsible for timely and high quality documentation of design progress, preparation and execution of technical reviews.
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement efforts for the Fluidics/Thermal Engineering function, contributes to development of Process, Practice and Procedures (PPPs) in the area of Fluidics/Thermal Engineering.
  • Applies best practice and appropriate tool usage in actual daily practice.
  • Responsible for quality of deliverables to manufacturing.
  • Appropriately document designs, activities, and knowledge growth to meet project, organization, and regulatory needs.
  • Works with external vendors in close cooperation with supply chain management



Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or higher Degree in Mechanical Engineering with 5+ years of demonstrated practical success in Fluidics/Thermal Engineering
  • Experience in product development for Medical/Pharmaceutical/Aerospace/Automotive industry.

Critical Competencies:

  • Demonstrated practical success in designing and implementation of Fluidics/Thermal systems and demonstrated understanding of fundamentals of fluid dynamics, heat and mass transfer.
  • Demonstrated understanding of fundamentals of fluid dynamics in laboratory-scale applications.
  • Demonstrated understanding of mechanical design and product development for robust performance with minimized cost and high manufacturability.
  • Ability to actively participate in Fluidics/Thermal Engineering design with focus on reliability and cost–effectiveness
  • Working knowledge of fluid  and thermal analytical methods as well as  FEA and CFD tools (e.g., NX SimCenter, AmeSim, ANSYS Fluent/CFX)
  • Ability to critically evaluate existing Fluidics/Thermal Engineering design and propose performance improvements.
  • Great oral and written presentation skills.
  • Experience designing medical devices or automation equipment is preferred

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree