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Danaher Corporation Senior Scientist in San Diego, California

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.

The Senior Scientist will become part of a fast-paced and exciting environment at the forefront of rapidly growing gene therapy and antibody therapeutics markets. The individual will support Pall customers and internal teams as a technical specialist on Pall’s purification technologies, which include clarification, membrane chromatography, tangential flow filtration (TFF), virus and sterilizing grade filtration applications. The person will be a contact for technical requests from biopharmaceutical customers and perform bench scale feasibility studies, process optimization and technology transfer/scale-up support.

This individual will work closely with Pall colleagues, including BPS, R&D, marketing, product management, sales, and manufacturing engineering to ensure Pall technologies continue to serve the evolving needs of our customers in the bioprocess industry. This position will be in California and requires approximately 20-50% travel.

This is the perfect role for a scientist with process development experience who thrives in a fast-paced environment, is a results-oriented problem solver, and excited at the opportunity to travel.

Your role:

You will be supporting customers and internal teams by conducting technical trials and demonstrations of various steps of the biopharmaceutical purification process.

  • Conduct field technical support:

  • Determine customer needs for a specific project/issue

  • Design test plans and provide test protocols to customers

  • Carry out technical trials of various technologies

  • Analyze data and provide sizing recommendations in a formal report

  • Present trial results and recommendations to customers

  • Train customers and internal teams on various technologies through:

  • Delivering technical product presentations

  • Delivering theoretical and practical training on purification technologies

  • Providing hands-on equipment demonstrations

  • Demonstrating systems operations and recipe writing

  • Support downstream scale-up operations at Process Development Services (PDS) department and large biopharma in the Westcoast

  • DoE for gene therapy processes to determine best operation conditions and product recovery methods

  • Carry out internal SLS projects to generate data for thought leadership initiatives

  • Thought leadership creation in the form of white papers, application notes and conference presentations from data emerging from PDS collaboration and SLS internal studies listed above

  • Good organizational skills, ability to multitask, and develop expertise on many new technologies

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work independently and be a self-starter to achieve defined goals within a global, cross functional team.

  • Flexibility to adapt travel schedule in response to evolving commercial priorities.

  • Follow standardized work procedures and protocols.

  • Job level can be flexible commensurate with experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences or Chemical Engineering. Master’s degree or Ph.D. in life sciences or engineering preferred

  • 5+ years of purification knowledge (i.e. clarification, chromatography, TFF/DFF)

  • Good knowledge of basic chromatography principles and systems

  • Experience with single use systems is an asset

  • Experience working in customer-facing roles is an asset

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 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.

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 202.419.7762 or applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.

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

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 202.419.7762 or applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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