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Danaher Corporation Lead Analytical Scientist in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Help us improve access to life-changing therapies that can transform human health

We are Cytiva, a global provider of technologies and services that advance and accelerate the development and manufacture of therapeutics. Formerly part of GE Healthcare, we have a rich heritage tracing back hundreds of years, and a fresh beginning since 2020.

Our customers undertake life-saving activities. These range from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, biologic drugs, and novel cell and gene therapies. Our job is to supply the tools and services - the pots, pans, soups and sauces - they need to work better, faster and safer, leading to better patient outcomes.

We are looking for a Lead Analytical Scientist to work with our expert Applications team of 20 employees across the world. Do you have a passion for Material and Polymer science? Then we would love to hear from you.

What you’ll do

  • Provide technical expertise to support manufacturing process development initiatives and problem-solve for existing products and processes in the area of polymer and material sciences.

  • Support the development of analytical procedures for characterizing technologies in the bio-process portfolio, with a focus on Cytiva’s filtration product line.

  • Perform method qualification, validation, and generate relevant reports and protocols for use by Cytiva’s manufacturing and Quality teams.

  • Support routine sample analysis for internal and external customers and generate relevant reports and presentations.

  • Act as a technical consultant on analytical analysis for other parts of the organization (e.g. quality control, manufacturing engineering etc.).

  • Participate in cross-functional teams on new product development and product care problem-solving efforts.

  • Prepare application notes, reports, publications, and presentations for both internal and external use.

  • Contribute to the technical growth of the department and serve as a subject matter expert to support the organization.

  • Actively participate in site EHS program.

Who you are

  • MS (with 7 or more years) or Ph.D. (5 or more years) in Analytical Chemistry or related field and a minimum of 3 years of experience working in a pharmaceutical, biotechnology or other life science field.

  • Have experience managing projects

  • Able to work and function in a cross-functional team environment.

  • Experience performing method qualification, validation, and sample analysis.

  • Have expertise with one or more of the following HPLC, GPC, GC, FTIR, Raman, particle analysis, SEM, AFM, surface tension, and zeta potential.

  • Have experience working with and Regulatory and QA functional groups.

  • Able to be responsive to customer’s requests, and leading projects/activities to meet customer requirements

  • Outstanding communication and writing skills for working with global manufacturing, marketing and development teams as well as presenting to customers.

Who we are

Whatever your role, we bring purpose and challenge into our everyday work. If you are driven to make the world a better place thanks to science and medicine, you’ll feel right at home here. If you’re flexible, curious and relentless, you’ll belong. If you are excited about a global culture, this can be the place to further your career.

Want to know more? Experience life at Cytiva on our Careers website, Instagram channel and LinkedIn page!

Cytiva is a 3.3 billion USD global life sciences leader with nearly 7000 associates across 40 countries who are dedicated to our mission to advance and accelerate therapeutics. As a trusted partner to customers that range in scale and scope, Cytiva brings efficiencies to research and manufacturing workflows, ensuring the development, manufacture and delivery of transformative medicines to patients.

Cytiva is part of the Danaher family of companies, a global science and technology innovator committed to helping customers solve complex challenges and improving quality of life around the world.

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.