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Thermo Fisher Scientific Engineer III, Manufacturing Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Location/Division Specific Information

This position is based in Colorado Springs, CO. It reports through the FSI (Field and Safety Instruments) business unit as part of the CAD (Chemical Analysis) Division. Minimal amounts of travel may be required.

How you will make an impact:

Provide technical engineering support and expertise to production product, processes and equipment for both new and existing value streams. Includes applying LEAN principles to optimize site operational costs and product quality in support of business metrics.

What you will do:

  • Design product and components that are easy to use, simple to produce and practical to maintain.

  • Document part designs, assembly processes and theories of operation to support manufacturing and future design.

  • Establish new manufacturing processes and continuously improve existing processes to improve product quality and cost.

  • Collaborate with Engineering team to ensure smooth transition between design phase and production of new products and processes

  • Implement lean manufacturing process in a production environment. This includes both manufacturing processes and supporting activities, such as purchasing, materials handling, planning, etc

  • Drive Practical Process Improvement to generate savings and support business needs

  • Champion continuous improvement in all aspect of the business to reduce waste and increase safety, quality, and efficiency

  • Drive standard work in the form of SOPs, Manufacturing Instructions, Leader Standard Work, etc.

  • Facilitate sourcing opportunities and savings through vendor identification and selection

How you will get here:

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree in engineering or physics required with 5 years of experience, Master preferred with 2 years of experience within a manufacturing envirorment.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Solid understanding of math and physics

  • Proven track record of driving projects to completion

  • Effectively communicate project goals to management and peers

  • Familiar with LEAN MFG, the 5S's, Kaizan

  • Familiar with high vacuum principles

  • Experience with high voltage (10kv) a plus

  • Basic programming knowledge


Monday-Thursday 4/10 schedule.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Apply today!

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.