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Danaher Corporation Mechanical Component Engineer in Loveland, Colorado


The primary role of this position is to provide component engineering support for electrical components, mechanical, electromechanical, and optical components. You will work closely with Strategic Sourcing, NPD Engineering, and Production Engineering; in the development of component design, component specifications, component selection, component qualification, and component failure analysis.

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  • From a global perspective, understands component engineering and procurement industry trends and issues on a real time basis, in order to develop and implement an effective procurement and component strategies.

  • Technical knowledge of electrical components, mechanical, electromechanical, and optical components.

  • Work with other engineering departments to develop component specifications.

  • Lead and/or participate in the component and supplier selection processes.

  • Lead and/or perform component qualifications internally and at component suppliers.

  • Component failure analysis internally, at external laboratories, or at component suppliers.

  • Lead component corrective action activities internally and with component suppliers.

  • Participate in technical audits at supplier sites, including assessments of their core technical competencies and process controls.

  • Establish, track, and trend key component and supplier performance metrics.

  • Initiates, reviews, and approves ECO’s


  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline or equivalent.

  • 5+ years’ experience in Mechanical Component Engineering or related engineering.

  • A seasoned, experienced professional with a full understand of area of specialization.

  • Resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways.

  • Working knowledge of component design using CAD software.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is constantly required to stand/or sit, squat, turn/twist, reach, use hands to: finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls, and computer keyboards.

The employee is occasionally required to walk, climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, hear, and smell.

The employee must occasionally lift, carry, push or pull up to 20 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures and work space restrictions.

The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud.

Employees will be required to wear the proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which may include: eye, hearing and respiratory protection, protective smock, steel toe shoes, gloves, hard hats, or face shields. Contact lenses may not be allowed in some areas.

The duties listed in job descriptions are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.


External hiring into this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check and possible credit history review.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here.