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Danaher Corporation Automation Technologist in Burnaby, British Columbia

Be part of something altogether life-changing!

Working at Cytiva means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40+ countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

Forming part of the Biotechnology segment at Danaher, we bring together dedicated technical expertise and talent to develop the next generation of life-changing therapeutics.

The Automation Technologist for Cytiva is responsible for integrating and commissioning aseptic filling machines.

This position is part of the Integration Team located in Burnaby, BC and will be a hybrid position. At Cytiva, our vision is, to advance future therapeutics from discovery to delivery.

What you’ll do

  • Commission machines through the full production cycle; supporting manufacturing technicians through the build phase, system integration, Pre-FAT, FAT and Pre-Shipping at our facility in Vancouver

  • Troubleshooting Electrical, Mechanical & Software issues on our products relying on previous team experience, established procedures, documentation, and vendor assistance

  • Participate in regular 5S workspace reviews to ensure that damaged or missing tools are resolved, provide feedback on work instruction updates for continuous improvement of production process, update work instructions as part of continuous improvement and participate in projects to improve production infrastructure (production test jigs, etc.)

Who you are

  • A post-secondary diploma or equivalent, specializing in electrical, mechanical or mechatronics

  • Understanding of robotics, PLCs, HMIs, Historian, industrial networking, or machine operation with hands-on experience is highly desired

  • Understanding of lean manufacturing principles, 5S, Kaizen, Kanban, Standard Work, Six Sigma is highly desired

    At Cytiva we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, hybrid working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement in which you can work part-time at the Company location identified above and part-time remotely from your home. Additional information about this hybrid work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Cytiva can provide.

The salary range for this role is 66K-80K per year. 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. 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 retirement benefits to eligible employees.

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.


At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit www.danaher.com.

At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.