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Danaher Corporation Senior R&D Engineer, Automation in Hoegaarden, Belgium

Find what drives you on a team with a more than 70-year history of discovery, determination, and innovation. As a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, Pall Corporation thrives on helping our customers protect people. Our products serve a wide range of markets, so if your interests lie along the spectrum of Life Sciences to Industrial, you’ll find a rewarding role here. For the exponentially curious, Pall is a place you can thrive and amplify your impact on the world.

Pall 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.

Goal of the Position:

The Senior R&D Automation Engineer works within the R&D group to develop automation on production systems for the Biopharmaceutical market! The role focuses on common standards for automation architecture and overall strategy in collaboration with hardware and software engineering!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead automation development, or improvement, from an early phase: managing specification, design, industrialization...

  • Transfer to manufacturing as part of a global multi-disciplinary product development team;

  • Serve as the architect of our control systems, automation and electrical design;

  • Partner with internal and external automation vendors;

  • Foster innovation and actively contribute to innovation database;

  • Define validation protocols and testing regimes. Assemble and test controller prototypes and perform modifications;

  • Perform trouble shooting and maintenance on-site at customers for newly developed and/or launched products;

  • Responsible for preparation of documentation of products and of the systems;

  • Provide practical and technical assistance to other engineers in design, assembly, manufacturing and maintenance tasks;

  • Write procedures, documentation and reports related to tests and tasks performed;

  • Serve as a specialist on your field/products and challenge the technical concepts of your colleagues.

Education, Skills and Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering. Master’s Degree preferred;

  • 7 years relevant experience;

  • Expertise in Electrical design and PLC programming;

  • Good communication skills;

  • Continuous Improvement mentality;

  • Creative with a Customer Focus;

  • Nimble Learner, Problem Solving.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 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 tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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 (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .