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Danaher Corporation Bioprocess Application Engineer in Marlborough, Massachusetts

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.

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.

What you’ll do

The Cytiva Upstream Bioprocess R&D team is seeking an individual with experience in Bioprocess applications and/or mechanical engineering. The individual supports R&D’s Product Development with prototyping, testing and verification and validation of prototypes, components and products. This role requires mechanical and technical aptitude, fundamental understanding of mechanical systems and testing, and ability to establish processes to assemble and test the components and products safely in a cross-functional environment.

  • Develop verification and validation plans using statistical methods (e.g. DOE) based on a deep understanding and functional experience with single-use upstream unit operations. Procure materials, build working samples, and test prototypes/products for use in the biopharmaceutical industry (e.g. Xcellerex bioreactors, mixers, single-use consumable bag/impellers, fluid transfer assemblies).

  • Work collaboratively with R&D design teams to provide constructive input on equipment performance, usability and adherence to product requirements. Technical point of contact for new product development and life cycle engineering teams for voice of customer input (cell culture processing, mixing applications, process transfer and scale-up).

  • Lead and mentor project teams of junior scientists/engineers in the development and execution of engineering characterization of single-use bioprocess equipment. Collaborate and provide technical leadership on the generation of new product requirements definition, application notes, publications and presentations.

  • Engage with customers directly and support internal teams regarding technical inquires and customer-driven collaborations. Translate end-user requirements and customer feedback into new product or existing product improvement opportunities.

  • Maintain knowledge of current trends in bioprocessing and how it relates to the Cytiva product portfolio. Maintain a working knowledge of competitors and competing products/technologies.

Who you are

  • Bachelor’s degree in either: Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology or related technical field.

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in the Bioprocessing or related industry.

  • Functional experience with single-use and multi-use bioprocess upstream unit operations. Awareness of cGMP, commercial mAb, process development and scale-up. Experience with medical device design controls is desired.

  • Strong interpersonal skills required to work in a cross functional team that interacts across multiple departments, such as Product Management, Project Management, Manufacturing, Field Service, QA/RA and Sourcing. Excellent technical report writing skills.

  • Proficiency with DOE (design of experiments), ANOVA, ALT (accelerated life testing) and general statistical analysis methods.

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 (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

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