Waters Corporation

Mechanical Systems Engineer

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Company Name
Waters Division
Research and Development
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Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Location : Country (Full Name)


This challenging role is created to support the continual expansion of a Singapore-based R&D Center of Excellence for a US$2B MNC in the life sciences industry. The candidate’s principal job function lies with design of mechanical components and assemblies. In addition, the candidate will be asked to perform secondary functions such as sustaining engineering and cross-functional support relating to Singapore-based manufacturing operations in particular. The position will report to a local Mechanical engineering manager and will require occasional regional and global travel (10-15%).


  • Design functional system components as well as sub-assemblies to support the development of new products or to improve existing products.
  • Seek balanced optimal design by taking into consideration influencing factors such as ease of manufacture, availability of materials, interchangeability, ease of assembly, and cost.
  • Communicate and coordinate with other organizations affected by design development and changes, such as operations, logistics, quality, and suppliers.
  • Understand and be able to apply in detail industry drafting standards and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.
  • Process Engineering Change Orders and practice organized revision control using a PDM tool (SAP).
  • Have proven track record of product development experience from concept stage to mass production.
  • Have the ability to gather design requirements during early stages of development with strong communication and coordination with other stakeholders internally and across geographies.
  • Conduct design reviews with key stakeholders, gather feedback and progress designs forward.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to other memebers of the mechanical engineering team.
  • Have proven project management and peer leadership skills to meet the design delivery timelines.
  • Comply with all workplace safety regulations, company policies and procedures. Ensure work meets company quality standards.



  • Bachelor in mechanical engineering, well versed in parametric modeling and drafting.
  • Ability to use 3D parametric solid modeling is a must. Experience with Unigraphics NX preferred.
  • Good understanding on the various manufacturing methods – machining, stamping, molding, forming, welding, brazing, soldering and adhesive bonding.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced design environment with complex project attributes, involving mechanical, electrical, fluidic and optical components.
  • Ability to produce completed layouts and drawings for clarity, completeness, conformity to standards, procedures, specifications, and accuracy of calculations and dimensioning.
  • Ability to multi-task and collaborate effectively within a team enviroment that may span multiple geographical and time zones. Strong interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with superiors, peers, suppliers and customers.
  • Fluency in English is a must.

Company Description

Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials, and food sciences for more than 60 years. With more than 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 35 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, with products available in more than 100 countries. Our team focuses on creating business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.   


Working at Waters enables our employees to unlock the potential of their careers. Our global team is driven by purpose. We strive to be better, learn and improve every day in everything we do. We’re the problem solvers and innovators that aren’t afraid to take risks to transform the world of human health and well-being. We’re all in it together delivering benefit as one to provide the insights needed today in order to solve the challenges of tomorrow.   



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