Thermo Fisher Scientific Engineer III in Marietta, Ohio

Job Description

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $20 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

The Product Optimization Engineer – Electrical is part of the Laboratory Products Division (LPD) which unites deep scientific expertise, a collaborative culture and rich resources to deliver the lab equipment and consumables that our customers need to achieve their scientific goals – quickly, reliably and safely. Our smart lab solutions make it faster and easier for our customers to focus on what matters most – delivering answers and innovations that save and improve lives.

How will you make an impact?

The POE III - Electrical will support the design and manufacturing of laboratory equipment with specific responsibilities on existing electrical components, electrical subsystems and product testing as well as be accountable to lead own project(s). This person interacts with all areas and levels of the company to bring a positive result in product development, production launches, optimizing existing products, using a multi-disciplinary approach to problem solving, and works to motivate team members toward the common goal. The position will reside in Marietta, OH.

What will you do?

  • Troubleshoot electrical systems including both analog and digital circuits. Ability to troubleshoot electrical systems and components to correct existing problems and improve product quality and reliability.

  • Analyze electrical systems using simulation software to improve design and performance. Familiarity with C and C+ programming languages. Work will include analog circuit design, digital circuit design, and software design and troubleshooting. This includes interface to electromechanical systems.

  • Develop proper specifications for electrical system and subsystem/component performance.

  • Improve current electrical systems by use of Design for Manufacturability and Design for Assembly, and design electrical systems for ease of service and cost reduction.

  • Work closely with outside suppliers to identify opportunities for improvements to current designed products.

  • Familiar with commonly used PCB CAD design tools such as Altium Designer, Cadsoft Eagle, Mentor Graphics PADs, and CADENCE's Allegro Design Editors

  • Must have good computer skills including Microsoft Office.

  • Perform all job duties in a safe manner and obey all safety policies and procedures.

  • Perform all job duties consistent with the Code of Ethics and the 4-I Values .

  • Perform all job duties within ISO standards, regulatory or statutory requirements.

  • Participate in Continuous Improvement and support all PPI, Keys and Lean projects.

  • Perform other duties and cross training as assigned.

How will you get here?


  • Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering, Master’s degree preferred


  • 5 - 10 years experience and/or training in electrical circuit design and product development

  • Skilled in the design, construction, test, and repair of analog and digital systems, prototypes, and circuits.

  • High levels of self-discipline, drive, and a proven ability to lead a highly skilled global cross – functional team.

  • Knowledge in compliance testing (EMI, FCC, UL, and TUV).

  • At times up to 10% travel may be required

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 65,000 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.

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.