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Danaher Corporation Director of Research & Development, Allogeneic Cell Therapy 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.

We are looking for a Technical Director – Allogeneic Cell Therapy to work with our expert Cell and Gene Therapy team across the world. Do you have a passion for developing products and technology with the chance to deliver innovative solutions impacting patients’ lives? Then we would love to hear from you.

What you’ll do

  • Lead the technical business strategy for our global allogeneic cell therapy platforms.

  • Partner with Product Management, Marketing, Strategy and Business Leadership to define, maintain and execute on a New Product Development Roadmap for allogenic cell therapy.

  • Coordinate multiple project teams to deliver the product roadmap to the market.

  • Leverage your teams and shared resources within other technical areas to define user and system requirements for new products, build and test prototype devices against those specifications, verify and validate final designs, and transfer final designs for manufacturing.

  • Support products throughout their life cycle via a Phase-Gate Discipline including ideation, development, market launch, on-market sustainment, and obsolescence.

  • Partner cross functionally to align on design strategies and drive design choices that will ensure Design For Manufacturing, Design For Excellence, and Design For Reliability.

  • Help the business develop deep expertise in allogeneic cell therapy and will represent the business in customer and conference interactions.

  • Proactively identify, manage, and plan for product development risks and mitigations.

  • Ensures compliance with quality systems, regulatory requirements, and commercial change process.

  • Be responsible for the on-time and on-budget delivery of all technical projects related to allogeneic cell therapy, working with colleagues in manufacturing, sourcing, regulatory and quality to deliver innovative and high-quality new products that accelerate patient access to new therapies.

  • Develop expertise in and act as a mentor for the Danaher Business System.

Who you are

  • Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Ph.D. in molecular or cell biology, or a related technical field

  • 12+ years of experience in Biomanufacturing, Cell Therapy, Gene Therapy or a related Life Sciences field, ideally with direct experience in allogeneic cell therapy.

  • 5+ years of experience in leading research and product development teams

  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements for therapeutic development

  • Executive level communication skills

  • Data driven approach to project ideation, planning, prioritization, and execution

  • Proven innovator, with a track record of developing new ideas through collaboration and translating strategic direction into tactical execution in a team-driven environment

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.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. 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.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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