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Danaher Corporation Filter Design Scientist in Port Washington, New York

Pall Corporation is seeking a creative and ambitious Filter Design Scientist as with a passion for membrane science (gas/liquid separation) to join our R&D team in Port Washington, NY.

What will you do

Conducts Research and engages in New Product Development (NPD) of advanced filtration, independent of direct supervision. Provides R&D leadership within the group and cross-functionally as needed to drive innovation. Participates in and contributes to NPD roadmap using application knowledge from Semiconductor OEMs. Role is a part of our growing R&D team at Filter Design Center of Excellence for Microelectronics to develop the state-of-the-art filtration, purification and separation products.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Apply technical background related corrosion resistant metals and gas purifiers for next generation products in Gas Filtration and Purification

  • Designs, Analyzes and Engineers new products with the use of standard tools, engineering software, design calculations, and best-known methods for product designs

  • Leads innovation and develops new technologies, builds new ideas that enable New Product Development

  • Utilizes application knowledge from Semiconductor industry in filter product development

  • Maintains collaborations with other research and academic entities that enable breakthrough innovation

  • Utilizes sound fundamentals like Design of Experiments (DOE); leads project teams and task effort

  • Communicates clearly to leadership, team members, and other key partners.

  • Comprehends Voice of the Customer and engages technical expertise to meet voice of customer in new product design and development activities

  • Calculates and predicts product performance including fluid flow, stack-up tolerances, structural integrity etc.

  • Works with Test Laboratories to identify test protocols and quality performance criteria

  • Works with global teams by overcoming cultural and language barriers

  • Studies and learns the fundamental technology of a wide variety of filtration products, processes and equipment

  • Uses global R&D and engineering resources in other time zones

  • Participates in teleconferences during off hours

  • Requires 10% travel both nationally and internationally

  • Develops engineering design specifications for materials, processes and equipment with critical to quality measures.

Position Competencies:

  • Leadership: Ability to influence decision-making with or without authority, facilitate groups with different perspectives, bring teams to agreement. High tolerance for ambiguity

  • Communication: Interpersonal skills that build productive relationships and influence others, both within the business and across organizations. Ability to interact with all levels of the business (senior leaders to working teams), extraordinarily good listening skills, able to present complex or new ideas with clarity and simplicity

  • Teamwork: collaborate effectively with others in the spirit of common objectives

  • Able to identify problems; apply structured and focused methodology to identify root cause using data. Innovative and effective solution development, risk mitigation and execution.

  • Drives Innovation and Growth

  • Builds People, Teams, and Organizations

  • Acts with Integrity

  • Understanding of the hazardous nature of materials used in processing of Microelectronic products.

  • Understand need and concern of maintaining Form, Fit and Function of product to prevent failure and liability during product use in the field.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum Masters degree in Metallurgy, Mechanical, Chemical, or other Engineering discipline, Inorganic Chemistry, Chemistry or Polymer Science (PhD strongly preferred).

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in R&D/product development and/or design engineering

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Technical background related gas purifiers and corrosion resistant metals.

  • Technical skills in structural mechanics, fluid flow, finite element methods, and/or process modelling is desirable

  • Experience/Technical background in damage, fracture and fatigue analysis of composites or metals is preferred

  • Knowledge of the microelectronics industry, including processes (ALD/PVD/PECVD or etch or CMP or patterning-lithography/EUV) and tool equipment highly preferred

  • PhD degree in Science or Engineering

  • Experience speaking Asian language and adaptable to other cultures

Pall is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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.