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Global Manager of Electronics Engineering

Shelton, Connecticut

On the R&D team, you’ll join 700 scientists, researchers, clinicians, software developers, data scientists and engineers who work in all phases of the product development lifecycle – including concept, planning, development and validation on new product launches and patents. Together, you’ll build next-generation solutions that contribute to food safety, diagnostic innovations, drug development, big data technologies and more. The future of environmental, human and life sciences is up to you.

  • Full Time
  • Minimal Travel

Success Profile

We have found that the following traits and attributes help lead to a successful future in R&D at PerkinElmer.

  • Adaptable
  • Analytical
  • Collaborative
  • Proactive
  • Problem-Solver
  • Innovative

Employee Quote

There is a deep mutual respect for each other’s skills and contributions. Whether it’s taking on a new process skill or a new software skill, we are always moving forward so you never get bored – that’s what makes it exciting even after 30 years.

Jay Ives, Sr. Manager, Spectroscopy R&D


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Location(s) Shelton, Connecticut Status Regular Job ID JR-020285

Imagine a world where you could detect health issues sooner to treat them more effectively. Where food and water are always safe, even in remote corners of the earth. And where scientific and medical research are enhanced to solve the greatest challenges of our times. At PerkinElmer, we imagine this world every day. Then, we innovate and collaborate to make it happen everywhere.

Our dedicated team of about 14,000 employees worldwide, pioneers scientific technologies for better detection, imaging, and informatics to help our customers work to create healthier families, improve the quality of life, and sustain the well-being and longevity of people globally.

If you are seeking a meaningful, impactful, and stimulating career, look no further.

The Manager of Electronics Engineering is responsible for driving Design for Excellence initiatives associated with PKI’s Engineering Tools across the organization. This role will focus on the identification, development and implementation of Electrical CAD and Engineering/Design Standards, Processes, Procedures, Best Practices and Guidelines across the Global R&D Organization allowing for a unified approach throughout the product development cycle.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Electrical CAD Administration with close corporation with Network Administration and Document Control

  • Development and Facilitation of Global Forums to drive the sharing of Electrical CAD engineering standards, best practices, guidelines and component/ part libraries. (including, schematics, PCBA’s, harnesses, cables, diagrams)

  • Engagement in businesses acquisitions, data migrations, and systems integrations

  • Focused effort on the development of common platforms, tools and standard parts

  • Software evaluations, issuing regular updates, and scheduling training (Future vision and interoperability (CAD + PDM)

  • Development and implementation of Global Design for Excellence (DfX) initiatives, involving the participation in NPI design reviews to facilitate/ monitor the cross functional engagement and deployment of DFX guidelines

  • Electrical CAD designs lifecycle management

  • Development of relevant training courses to drive awareness and build expertise in PKI’s engineering standards, processes, and guidelines utilizing internal Learning Management System

  • Development, implementation, and scheduling of domain related training for appropriate personnel

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering-related discipline with 7 – 15 years of related professional experience in a high technology environment

  • Master’s degree with 3 – 5 years of experience

  • Individual must be a proficient Altium User with ongoing training and external user community relationships

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Database Management (SQL, Oracle, Access, etc)

  • CAD and Data Management: OrCAD, Exposure to ProE/Creo & Solidworks, Altium Vault, Intralink, SolidWorks ePDM

  • Fundamentals of Machining, Printed Circuit Board Design (Schematics, PCBA’s, Harnesses, Cables, Diagrams, etc.) and associated Technologies

  • Demonstrated ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment, working on multiple projects with constantly changing priorities and deadlines

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent team orientation

Travel Requirements

  • Limited global site travel required


PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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