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Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineer

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Research and Development
US-DE-New Castle
Regular Full-Time

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Company Description

As the world’s leading supplier of thermal analysis and rheology systems, TA Instruments is a fast growing and highly profitable division of an S&P 500 company, priding itself in innovation and an uncompromising commitment to customer support.  Our continued growth relies on recruiting and developing individuals that can make a positive contribution to our business.  For additional information about our high technology products sold to Fortune Global 500 companies and leading academic institutions and government laboratories around the world, visit our website at www.tainstruments.com


Headquartered in Delaware, with manufacturing sites in the US and Europe, we are represented in all of the major markets around the world with sales offices in the USA, Canada, Japan, India, China, Taiwan, South Korea, Brazil, Mexico, Australia and across Europe.


TA Instruments is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The chance to perform a variety of professional mechanical engineering and design tasks in the areas of research, design and development in rheological instrumentation. The position allows taking new and existing rheological instrumentation designs from concept through to production.

Typical tasks of the position include, but are not limited to

  • Provides solutions to a wide range of technical problems involving the mechanical design, development, and testing of company produced scientific instrumentation; determines design approaches and parameters
  • Analyzes a variety of data, conducts test and evaluates results; conducts feasibility studies and testing on new and modified designs of instrumentation
  • Supports development needs for new products and modified designs from concept through production
  • Complies with good engineering and laboratory practices and ISO procedures

The successful candidate will have a combination of knowledge, skills, and experience that would include the following

  • Four year degree, and preferably a minimum of three years’ experience in mechanical engineering of instrumentation or closely related field
  • Should have comprehensive knowledge and demonstrated application of engineering principles, theories, concepts, and procedures used for the development of scientific instrumentation
  • 3D CAD modelling skills, some simulation experience with ANSYS or FEA modeling (stress, flow, thermal…) desirable.
  • Ability to work with others as an effective team member
  • Familiar with tolerance analysis. GD&T experience desirable
  • Knowledge of materials characterization, preferably rheological techniques and applications desirable