For over 50 years, Waters Corporation has developed innovative analytical science solutions to support customer discoveries, operations, performance, and regulatory compliance. Specifically, the company designs, manufactures, sells, and services high performance liquid chromatography, ultra performance liquid chromatography, and mass spectrometry technology systems and support products primarily in the United States, Europe, Japan, and Asia. Our innovations enable significant advancements within the pharmaceutical, life science, biochemical, industrial, food safety, environmental, academic and government industries. Waters is a publicly traded corporation (NYSE:WAT) with more than 6,500 employees and is represented in more than 100 countries around the world.
Waters Wilmslow site is the largest site globally committed to the support and development of Mass Spectrometry systems. This fantastic site is designed to create and support connectivity and efficiency by enabling us to embrace more collaborative ways of working and focus more on customer needs, quality and continual improvement in the way we innovate and design our products and systems. This site not only brings advantages that benefit our own employees, but also provides a high-tech center for customers.
A custom built Center of Excellence
Driving innovation in the birthplace of Mass Spectrometry
State of the art customer demonstration laboratories
Investing in world changing research development and manufacturing
Science in harmony with a sustainable world
The role covers all stages of a product’s life cycle from early engineering units, through alpha, beta, pre-production and production phases.
To assemble the mechanical and electrical elements of Waters Mass Spectrometry products in line with business requirements
Critique the design raising the appropriate project fault / engineering change requests / implementing and recording related change notes and deviations.
To process customer orders for dispatch in line with departmental process.
Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures (safety, employment, expenses, training, PPE etc).
To project a flexible, proactive approach, coupled with a willingness to work overtime as required, to ensure the output objectives are achieved.
To project a smart, professional and well groomed image at all times in line with the business dress policy as per 33434.
Ensure equipment / tools used are within calibration.
Report non-conformance via Trackwise or appropriate mechanism.
Updating and general upkeep of instrument DHRs.
To ensure that the implementation and recording of engineering change is carried out effectively within the department.
To configure and prepare instruments / upgrades to relevant procedures and build specifications in readiness for NPO Test.
To advise of design improvements and cost reductions (where applicable), using the appropriate reporting mechanisms e.g. ECR and Project fault databases.
To work alone or as part of a team on new project instrumentation (as directed) working with relevant departments with the ultimate goal of Design for Manufacture.
To liaise and assist with the appropriate departments to ensure that product delivered from the supply chain conforms to drawing and specification.
To assist the relevant department in the creation of build instructions for new products.
To engineer (as directed) new product into existing or new suppliers.
To process customer orders as directed.
To provide support to the chemical cleaning department (as directed) acquiring an ability to clean components in accordance to specification.
To perform any other actions deemed appropriate and as directed by senior personnel within the department.
Mechanical Engineering apprenticeship.
ONC or equivalent in an engineering discipline or relevant experience in an engineering environment.
Excellent fault diagnosis and decision making skills.