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Danaher Corporation Senior R&D Technician in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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.

This position is an in-person role in Port Washington, New York (Long Island).

Position Objective

Senior R&D Technician: support the fabrication and testing of filters and filter components for microelectronic applications

Job Functions

  • Chemical Operations: Sets up, operates and maintains lab based chemical process equipment and analytical instrumentation requiring the safe use of potentially hazardous chemicals according to established operating procedures and company regulations.

  • Testing: Performs standard and special tests in support of Prototype, R&D and production, including basic calculations.

  • Equipment Operation: Establishes, manages and preserves prototype equipment (corrugators, cappers, side-sealers, wrappers, lathes, saws, grinders, etc.) used to develop, fabricate or test filter products or components.

  • Calibration: Calibrates Prototype instrumentation or equipment to traceable standards in accordance with specified procedures.

  • Record Keeping: maintains records of Prototype builds, data and calculations pertaining to fabrication, testing and calibration. Permanent records must conform to Pall standards.

  • Communication: releases relevant information in written and verbal form. Generates concise reports, job folders, data, memos, SLOPs, purchase orders, MWOs, etc. in a timely manner.

  • Coordinate lab safety and regulatory compliance

  • Coordinate removal of hazardous waste by external vendors

  • Sample preparation and execution of experimental designs

  • Manage day-to-day lab operations

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associates degree in Chemistry, Physics or Engineering technology (or equivalent) with 5-10 years of industrial work experience

  • A very sound proficiency in working with mechanical equipment and tools

  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel

Position Competencies

  • Understands and complies with all company safety policies and procedures as related to this position, including reading all relevant safety literature, using the required protective equipment and practicing good housekeeping.

  • Works autonomously within established procedures and practices

  • Serves as team lead, may allocate work and provide subject matter mentorship to more junior team members

  • Exercises judgment, based on previous experience, practices and precedents, to identify and solve problems that arise with little or no precedent.

  • Has advanced and specialized expertise in an analytical/scientific method or operational process, typically developed through a combination of job-related training and considerable on-the-job experience.

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.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.