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Waters Senior Electrical Engineer in Milford, Massachusetts

Waters is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer to join our organization in the development of high performance scientific instruments.

In this role, you will be part of a team of Electrical Engineers in our Continuing Engineering group responsible for sustaining analog and mixed signal circuitry in our products from start of sales through the entire life of the product.

We are looking for a motivated Senior Electrical Engineer who is ready to make an immediate impact on the development of our industry leading technology. You will be challenged with providing engineering and design support through the entire product lifecycle.

Come work with our world class team of Electrical Engineers who are building solutions that help scientists make important decisions every day.

Candidate must have strong and diverse skills in electronic circuits used in laboratory instrumentation (examples, embedded processors, power supplies, high-speed analog and digital electronics, motor control, EMI and sensors for pressure, flow, position and optical measurements).

Basic Responsibilities

  • Design, simulation, and verification of mixed signal and embedded systems

  • Be capable of lab testing of circuits using electrical test equipment including logic analyzers, and oscilloscopes

  • Schematic capture and provide PCB layout guidance

  • Measurement of performance of circuits in design prototypes: timing and margins

  • Investigate design issues and make design changes to prevent reoccurrence

  • Ensure validation of electrical designs including leading electrical design reviews

  • Investigatie new components in resolving obsolescence challenges

  • Assessing, mitigating, and communicating risks

  • Working closely with other functional and project leaders to enable successful project launches

  • Design transfer to manufacturing


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering

  • 5+ years electronic product design and analysis experience

  • Track record of design of complex electronics subsystems at the component/PCB level

  • Understanding of CPLD/FPGA design and ability to write VHDL code

  • Understanding of Microcontrollers and DSPs

  • Experience with the design of products for regulatory compliance (EMI, UL, FCC or CSA etc)

  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance

  • Detail oriented and excellent communication skills

Skills and experience that would be beneficial

  • Experience with design and development of instrumentation products

  • Experience with lab testing of board level electronic designs

  • Understanding of interfaces: Ethernet, RS232, SPI, I2C, Motor, Position, Pressure and Motion Control

  • Experience with EMC; Analyzing results from EMC tests, finding root cause and providing counter measures

  • Working closely with embedded SW engineers

  • Experience using Electronics CAD (Mentor Graphics)

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 more than 60 years. With more than 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 35 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, with products available in more than 100 countries. Our team focuses on creating business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.

Working at Waters enables our employees to unlock the potential of their careers. Our global team is driven by purpose. We strive to be better, learn and improve every day in everything we do. We’re the problem solvers and innovators that aren’t afraid to take risks to transform the world of human health and well-being. We’re all in it together delivering benefit as one to provide the insights needed today in order to solve the challenges of tomorrow.

Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our core values at Waters Corporation. It is our responsibility to actively implement programs and practices to drive inclusive behavior and increase diversity across the organization. We are united by diversity and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, our customers and our community. Waters is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or protected Veteran status.

Senior Electrical Engineer

Company Name: Waters Division

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Street: 34 Maple Street

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