Bruker Corporation

  • Mechanical Engineer

    Job Locations MY-Penang
    Posted Date 6 months ago(1/2/2019 7:52 PM)
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    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    For more than 55 years, Bruker has enabled scientists to make breakthrough discoveries and develop new applications that improve the quality of human life. Bruker's high-performance scientific instruments and high-value analytical and diagnostic solutions enable scientists to explore life and materials at molecular, cellular and microscopic levels. In close cooperation with our customers, Bruker is enabling innovation, improved productivity and customer success in life science molecular research, in applied and pharma applications, in microscopy and nanoanalysis, and in industrial applications, as well as in cell biology, preclinical imaging, clinical phenomics and proteomics research, microbiology and molecular pathology research. For more information, please visit:




    Under general direction from the Domestic(USA) Manager, Engineering Specials. primary responsibilities will include the building and updating of custom design modules or custom features for the Tribology tool. Further duties include managing the project for on time delivery within budget.  Additional tasks required include creating BOMs, Engineering Change Orders, cost analysis, procedure creation, building and testing.




    • Analyzing, designing, developing/modifying, testing, and debugging custom modules, design enhancements and features for the tool (90%):
    • Manage the program: Set and maintain schedule, work within budget, oversee local mechanical engineering work
    • Supervise the local mechanical engineering team, providing them with prioritized tasks as well as design feedback
    • Design, build and test engineering specials with prototypes and concepts
    • Develop designs into a Bruker level product. (based on industry standards, patents, proprietary data structures)
    • Work together with local engineering team members as well those abroad to share ideas and execute project
    • Complete documentation, and installation/maintenance procedures;
    • Provide support and assistance with cost estimates/quotations based on specials requirements
    • Support production team and field engineers in resolving technical issues.
    • Analyze, develop, test, and document any design enhancements


    •  Work on hardware troubleshooting/upgrades
    • Possess good interpersonal and people management skills
    • Maintain and present status reports on scheduled projects
    • Other duties as assigned.




    Employee has to be able to easily and quickly switch between assignments, and often handle several assignments at a time.  The person must be able to use a computer for design and use hand tools for prototype assembly.



    • Must be proficient in 3D CAD modeling, preferably SolidWorks.
    • Experience in motion control
    • Excellent problem solving skills
    • Works precisely and pays close attention to details
    • Good mechanical aptitude and knowledge.  Excellent skills with hand tools.
    • Advanced organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Strong aptitude in mechanical product development, engineering with an emphasis in mechanisms, gears, motors, and precision positioning equipment. Knowledge or experience with metal fabrication techniques (CNC, machining, welding, etc.) is preferred.
    • A thorough working knowledge of Windows 2000/XP/7;




    Requires 10 years of experience in mechanical engineering and development. Qualified candidates should possess a minimum of BS in Mechanical Engineering. Experience in software and electrical engineering is also desired. Experience with hardware interfacing is a plus. Should be hard working, team oriented, bright, creative, cooperative, and exceptionally good at problem solving.


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