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Danaher Corporation R&D Lead System Engineer in Loveland, Colorado

Position: R&D System Engineer, R&D Lead Engineer

Do you want to provide technical leadership to a fun, high energy, successful team that designs solutions in the important industry of Water Quality?

You might be the ideal candidate if you:

  • Enjoy working with the product owners and customers to determine the product needs and project scope

  • Enjoy working with discipline-centric leads (Electrical, Mechanical, Firmware, Optical, Chemists, Verification, Test, etc.) to define technical requirements for winning, future proofed architectures and development plans for winning/successful products

  • Have an endless curiosity on how things work and how they can be done better

  • Passionate about leading engineering teams to deliver programs which delight our customers

  • Enjoy finding, understanding, and solving technical challenges

Why Hach is a great place to work:

  • Large 3 building campus which includes a new building designed from the ground up for Research and Development

  • Work environment like a college senior design project on steroids – nearly everything is in house, and we work in close-knit collaborative teams comprised of nearly all engineering disciplines

  • Hach bucks the trend of most companies by keeping many things in house (10m EMC chamber, HALT chamber, PCA/SMT line, injection molding, fabrication, production/manufacturing, etc.)

  • Opportunities to work with Global R&D colleagues

  • Part of Danaher – providing many career growth opportunities worldwide

  • A leader in the industry of water quality which continues to grow in worldwide importance


Lead all technical aspects of our New Product Development programs

  • Work with Customers, Business Unit, User-Experience teams, and others to define program requirements

  • Advance the Hach worldwide System Engineering function with continuous improvement

  • Oversee and Lead architectural design for NPD programs

  • Be THE point of technical accountability for programs

  • Coach and Mentor less senior engineering associates

  • Contribute to future product roadmap plans

  • Provide technical depth and alternatives to facilitate business trade off discussions.

Leadership Attributes:

  • Makes work fun

  • Critical thinking and problem solving

  • Balanced risk taking

  • Champions continuous improvement

  • Energized by leading-edge technology and innovative trends

  • Tireless engineering curiosity

  • Ability to influence

  • Passion for mentoring/coaching and improving teams/organizations

  • Ability to communicate effectively across disciplines and levels

  • Focused on customers and results


  • BS or MS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Firmware Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Physics or a related field

  • 5 or more years of proven success leading multi-discipline engineering teams

  • Demonstrated success leading teams to deliver successful products to market

The salary range for this role is 120K - 150K. This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Colorado. This range may be modified in the future.

This job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay.

We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

You can apply for this role through the Careers Page at (or through the Workday “Find Jobs” function if you are a current employee)

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.


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 ( .