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Danaher Corporation Principal Systems Engineer in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Help us improve access to life-changing therapies that can transform human healthWe 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 Principal Systems Engineer to work with our expert R&D team of over 500 employees across the world. Do you have a passion for research and development? Then we would love to hear from you.

What you'll doAs a Principal Systems Engineer, you’ll focus on sophisticated product design and system integration, which requires building relationships across functions and maintaining open communication with executive leadership. You’ll solve problems, reduce risk, and possibly develop intellectual property for bioprocess equipment and sterile consumables for the pharmaceutical industry. You’ll lead the integration of all mechanical, electrical, consumable (e.g. plastic) and automation subsystems for successful development.

  • Lead requirement management and technical scope definition across multi-site, cross-functional teams from product inception through commercial launch, including VOC and user experience (UX) activity.

  • Integrate systems for new bioprocessing equipment and consumables such as in the Xcellerex, WAVE, and ReadyToProcess product lines.

  • Lead through engagement, collaboration, and indirect influence of resources to obtain consensus, while connecting with people empathetically, energizing and motivating your teammates, and inspiring them to work toward the project goals.

  • Build platform design architecture aligned to long-term technology roadmap.

  • Foster inclusive design reviews, address implementation complexity, and adhere to program metrics.

  • Architect system verification & validation strategy, manage and lead defect resolution, trace matrix, and support design transfer.

  • Comply with design controls, program documentation including internal phase review discipline, and site quality and regulatory system.

  • Maintain transparency and open communications in project activities; interface broadly across departments globally, and with external partners to resolve problems, conflicting requirements, business demands and technical risks/issues.

Who you are

  • BS Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Biomedical Engineering or related degree. A Master’s Degree in Engineering (Electrical, mechanical, plastics or similar field) preferred.

  • Direct experience in System Engineering including designing and launching products, and proven experience leading technical resources and teams.

  • Experience with ISO (9001/13485), and regulatory standards and requirements.

  • Knowledge in statistical analysis, DOE, impact assessment, root cause analysis, and risk management/FMEA.

  • History of leading and conducting Design Reviews, and exposure to system modeling language.

  • Effective communication skills and ability to work collaboratively across all levels within a global, multidisciplinary team, including written and verbal communication.

  • Broad knowledge across mechanical, electrical and software engineering, as part of combined HW/SW systems.

  • Demonstrated collaboration, negotiation & conflict resolution skills.

  • Ability to manage documentation including requirements, block diagrams, specifications, cost analysis, engineering analysis, drawings, fluidic schematics, BOMs, test cases/reports, presentations, and traceability matrices.

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 (https://jobs.danaher.com/global/en/cytiva) , Instagram channel (https://www.instagram.com/cytiva/) and LinkedIn page (https://www.linkedin.com/company/cytiva/) !

Cytiva is global life sciences leader with over 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 (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .