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Danaher Corporation Senior R&D Engineer in Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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.

Goal of the Position:

The Senior R&D Engineer is a key member of a team that designs and develops hardware and disposables for the Biopharmaceutical Industry. You manage specification, design, industrialisation, and transfer to manufacturing, as part of a global, multi-disciplinary product development team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all aspects of the design specifications for projects based on customer requirements;

  • Help to improve the designs of our existing devices;

  • Build new designs, both mechanically and in some areas electrically, providing benefits and/or solving problems;

  • Identify and select relevant raw materials (plastics and steel), components, manufacturing/assembly processes (injection moulding, thermoforming, sheet metal, machining…) and suppliers vital for the realisation of the products;

  • Responsible for user documentation;

  • Listen, understand, translate internal and external customers’ requirements;

  • Feed innovation and actively supply to innovation database;

  • Serve as a specialist on your field/products and challenge the technical concepts of your colleagues...

  • Define validation protocols and testing regimes.

Education, Skills and Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or relevant field;

  • Around 7 years validated experience;

  • Knowledge of 3D CAD modelling to cover aspects such as plastic designs, assemblies, sheet metal, welding constructions, etc;

  • Analytical, Collaborative and Customer Oriented;

  • Continuous Improvement Approach.

At Pall, Continuous improvement is at the heart of everything we do. Have a read of our internal method, DBS:


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 tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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) .