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Danaher Corporation Senior Hardware Verification & Validation Engineer in Eysins, Switzerland

Be part of something altogether life-changing!

Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry 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. Your health and wellbeing are important to us and together we will not compromise on safety in the workplace or the environment.

Cytiva is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

The Senior Hardware Verification and Validation Engineer will be responsible for improving the existing equipment product portfolio and ensure specifications are met for the new development, through mechanics and electronics verification and validation activities, and supporting a growing manufacturing product line from a technical perspective working with multiple stakeholders internally.

What you’ll do

  • Assess product specifications or change controls for improving the robustness, usability or the manufacturing of new and existing devices.

  • Write project technical specifications, execute development and perform verification and validation activities with focus on quality, compliance and execution rigor.

  • Derive test requirements from the specifications, define test plan, methodology and sampling, estimate effort and resources plan to cover design verification and validation campaign.

  • Set-up design of experiments (DOE) and perform verification and validation activities, and/or review plan and results within the hardware team, with focus on quality, compliance and execution rigor.

  • Establish acceptance criteria, sampling, assess through modelling or qualitative/quantitative testing, evaluate the performance.

  • Develop good practice guidelines for performing hardware or equipment verification and validation activities and organize standardization and harmonization within the hardware team.

  • Learn, master and ensure harmonization in the team of usage of tools used for development, verification and validation and project management.

  • Perform and document technical root cause investigation in close R&D collaboration with hardware, software, application and disposable kit system matter experts.

  • Work in close collaboration with other R&D team members, suppliers, Production, Supply Chain, Quality and product management

  • Mitigate project technical risks, resolve issues, deliver on-time and communicate effectively.

  • Ensure compliance with ISO13485 or ISO9001 standards and other QMS requirements.

Who you are

  • University degree or equivalent in related engineering disciplines (physics, mechanics, electronics or similar).

  • 15+ years of a successful experience in new product development, product care, project management and manufacturing science and technology, ideally for the medical or life science industry involving cross-functional teams.

  • Demonstrated experience in defining and managing verification and validation plan and execution.

  • Demonstrated experience in improving, developing or manufacturing multidisciplinary equipment platforms involving mechanics, electronics or low-level firmware needs.

  • Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate (oral, written) across global, cross-cultural, cross-functional teams and stakeholders.

  • Founded knowledge and practical experience of the product lifecycle and relevant know-how about regulations such as ISO 9001, ISO13485, cGMP, specifically for the US and European market.

  • Fluent in English, second language a plus.

  • Result driven, autonomous at work, creative, initiatives welcomed.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.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.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.