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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Stockholm, Sweden

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

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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) Stockholm, Sweden Status Regular Job ID JR-024461

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.

PerkinElmer is looking forSenior Mechanical Engineer (R&D)


  • Contribute and participate in the design of new products

  • Lead or create CAD models, drawings, prototypes, verification testing, and technical documentation

  • Lead technical efforts for continuous improvement, sustaining, and manufacturing transfer activities related to new, recent, and well-established products

  • Resolve component obsolescence issues

  • Collaborate and lead cross-functional teams including R&D, product management, quality, field service, sourcing, and manufacturing

  • Possess a thorough understanding of the product line’s technology, application, user experience, manufacturability, and serviceability

  • Develop and effectively communicate detailed plans, requirements, designs, and verification activities to implement long-term mechanical and/or electrical solutions using proven design methodology

  • Conduct risk assessments with technical experts and other stakeholders

  • Use proven problem-solving approaches to investigate root cause

  • Lead or support verification & validation, FMEA and safety analysis

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in mechatronics, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or physics

  • 5+ Years of Experience

  • 5+ Years of CAD Software experience

  • 5+ Years of mechanical and electrical components

Preferred Qualifications:

  • SolidWorks CAD

  • Experience with machining, forming, molding, cable assemblies and PCB fabrication.

  • Experience with regulatory compliance (EMC, safety, etc.)

  • Experience with scientific instrumentation

  • Manufacturing or design transfer experience

  • Engineering experience to design tests, tools and manufacturing support

  • Experience with operations and service issue analysis

Travel Requirements:

  • Occasional 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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