Agilent Technologies, Inc. R&D mechanical engineer in Hong Kong


This is your opportunity to join Agilent Technologies Gas Phase Solutions Division (GPSD) in China Shanghai as a R&D; mechanical engineer to play a critical role in developing state of art analytical instrument. As a mechanical engineer, you will be part of a high performance project team to design and develop hardware and software solutions to help customer analyze chemical compounds in different substance.

In this role, you will apply your knowledge of physics and mechanics to design, develop and prove new instrument functions and performance that will enhance analysis sensitivity, increase analysis efficiency, and simplify analysis technique. You will also work with project team to ensure the final product meets all regulations as well as the features that matters customer.

If you want to be part of a global team and work with top talent across the world, Agilent is the place for you. Agilent is a place where people get the chance to work with the latest technology. If you enjoy various technical challenges and collaborating with different discipline leaders, this is the position right for you.


  • Design and develop chemical analytical instrument new technologies and functionality that fits customer application.

  • Perform theoretical research and development on gas chromatograph techniques.

  • Create customer mechanical structures to first prove the feasibility, and finally the practicality of the approach being followed to meet the design goals. Produce all documentation required for its fabrication by the manufacturing groups.

  • Carries out analysis and evaluations of successive version of hardware to ensure that fundamentals are fully understood, basic problems are solved and that the design is sufficiently robust to avoid future problems due to expected variations in component / environmental parameters.

  • Assists in integration, evaluation, modification of overall instrument / system. Provide tested functional hardware for same.

  • Ensures that all documentation is accomplished and in proper form including any important component specifications.

  • Work with manufacturing team to bring new products into production and provide technical supports to maintain production.

  • PhD in mechanics or mechatronics or related scientific discipline.

  • Demonstrate strong design capability in electromechanical device and control system.

  • Solid knowledge in material science and material property.

  • Familiar with CAE and CAD SW to facilitate research and design, like Pro/E, Solidworks, Ansys, Nastran, etc.

  • Complex industrial product design experience and skill in fabrication process.

  • Strong verbal and written English and Chinese communication skills.

  • Demonstrate flexibility, creativity and initiative to perform successfully in a rapidly changing environment.

  • Demonstrate open minded and quick learning capability.

  • Demonstrate good interpersonal skill and planning capability to achieve result. Ability to communicate needs, plans and achievements at all levels of a corporate organization.

  • Demonstrate analytical problem solving skills.


  • Demonstrate strong academic research capability in the areas of fluid mechanics and thermal physics.

  • Strong design for manufacturability experience with successful new product introduction experience from the prototype to production.

  • Solid knowledge and experience in signal processing.

  • Experience in product reliability design and analysis is a plus.

Date Posted: 20/Mar/18

Requisition: 2076145

Job Title: R & D mechanical engineer

Business: Life Sciences and Applied Markets Group

Job Category: R & D

Job Sub-Category: R & D

Region: Americas Asia Pacific

Country or Area: United States Australia China Hong Kong Singapore Taiwan

State/Province: Shanghai

Town/City: Shanghai

Shift: Day Job

Job Type: Experienced

Schedule: Full-time

Travel Required: No

Duration (Temp Positions Only): Not applicable

HR Country Location: China

HR Town/City Location: Shanghai