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Senior Principal Liquid Handling Design Architect

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  • Shelton, CT

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  • Hamburg, Hamburg

Status Regular Job ID JR-007359 Recruiting Region Americas

Senior Principal Liquid Handling Design Architect

Position Summary

An engineering professional who is responsible for architecture, system design approach and integration of liquid handling mechanisms across PerkinElmer product lines. This candidate plays a key role in our product development process, defining global design/implementation and testing to be used across our extensive platform offerings. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Define common architecture for pipetting and dispensing solutions
  • Selection of off-the-shelf solutions or guide in house development
  • Mentor global engineering teams to define a common solution
  • International travel (15-25%) to support global R&D teams and enforce platform solutions.
  • Lead experimental studies needed to make critical technology choices
  • Maintain strong awareness and network of technology solution providers

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree (masters preferred) with a minimum of 10 (ten) years of related knowledge and experience with liquid handling development.
  • Expert in CAD modeling (SW/ProE/Catia)
  • Expert in fluid dynamics analysis
  • Expert in liquid handling development of volume ranges from µl to ml
  • Micro-mechanics experience a plus.
  • Experience with broad range of liquid handling techniques (air vs. liquid displacement, syringe vs. piezo drives, valves, peristaltic & vacuum pumps)
  • Positive attitude, high energy, leadership, project management and troubleshooting skills
  • Hands on engineer with good communication (written and oral) skills

Job Performance Characteristics:

  • Self-initiates courses of action necessary to obtain desired results.
  • Accountable for developing innovative solutions to complex business challenges
  • Leads other, independently balancing high impact competing priorities.
  • Demonstrates effective communication and negotiation skills.
  • Works on specialized and/or interdisciplinary matters of broad scope, impact cost, visibility and complexity.
  • Fully responsible for significant/challenging deliverables keeping management informed of progress
  • Maintain awareness that decisions can significantly impact customers, operations, services, revenue or achievement on strategic business goals.
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