Waters Corporation

  • Product Development Engineer

    System ID
    Company Name
    Waters Division
    Production and Manufacturing
    Job Locations
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Job Location : Country (Full Name)
  • Overview

    Waters Research Center is the Hungarian research facility of the US-based Waters corporation. WRC focuses on ambient ionization mass spectrometry, an important technology for the healthcare and industrial sectors. The research team builds and tests novel prototypes and supports multiple collaborations around the world. WRC is in the process of establishing the environment whereby selected research prototypes will be developed into products. These products will be sold in small quantities to selected customers and “thought leaders” in order to further understand the technology potential to guide future opportunities and the strategic direction of the wider company in this technology space.  This position is responsible support the Product Development Manager in management and implementation of these small scale manufacturing projects according to the relevant procedures defined in the Quality Management System.


    • Support of design and development and manufacturing activities within WRC and through external contractors according to the relevant QMS procedures
    • Maintain frequent contact and communication with relevant cross functional staff (research, service, marketing)
    • Contribute to WRC strategy and objectives to enable the achievement of overall business goals
    • Assist application staff or personally conduct customer demonstrations where applicable.
    • Participate in installation, service and support activities
    • Ensure that the QMS, Health and safety and Company standards are adhered
    • Monitor developments in the technical community to identify development opportunities, where necessary attend scientific conferences and exhibitions.
    • Perform other duties in a professional manner as deemed necessary by the organization



    Position Requirements:

    • BSc or higher degree, mechanical engineering or equivalent
    • Ability to work independently
    • Ability to support manufacturing projects and maintain good records
    • Good written and verbal communication skills both in Hungarian and English
    • Good knowledge of computer aided design tools
    • Ability to work with all technical, development, research and marketing functions within an organization to achieve the highest quality standards in product development



    Required experience:

    • 3+ years’ experience in product development
    • Experience in cooperation with external contractor network


    Desired experience:

    • Experience in product development of scientific or analytical instrumentation containing high vacuum, particle optics, precision mechanics, laser, electronics and firmware/software
    • Experience in working in a global business environment
    • Affinity to work in a small and diverse group of scientists, researchers representing different disciplines.

    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 60 years. With approximately 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 31 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, and with products available in more than 100 countries.

    Waters Corporation's businesses include Waters, TA Instruments, VICAM, ERA, and Nonlinear Dynamics.

    Waters creates business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations by delivering ultra performance liquid chromatography (UPLC), high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), chromatography columns and chemistry products, mass spectrometry systems, laboratory informatics solutions, and comprehensive service programs to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.




    Waters Research Center (WRC):

    Waters Research Center is a mass spectrometric research facility focusing on ambient ionization techniques.  This fantastic site, located in Budapest, Hungary, 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.


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