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Danaher Corporation Scientist - Chemistry in Stevenage, United Kingdom

Be part of something altogether life-changing

Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40 countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

Cytiva 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.

What you’ll do

  • Optimise surface chemistry steps to produce functionalised membrane materials, including supporting scale-up and transfer to our on-site pilot production facility

  • Functionalise membranes with biological or chemical ligands for use in the next generation of affinity chromatography applications, towards expansion of Cytiva’s Fibro range of products

  • Work closely with Materials Scientists, Engineers and Biologists to support activities including chemical analysis, reactor design, device fabrication, reactor and applications testing

  • Take detailed lab notes and use these to write up accurate protocols and technical reports

  • Carry out and detail COSHH and Risk Assessments

Who you are

  • PhD in chemistry or a closely related subject from an accredited institution, with specialism in organic, polymer or materials chemistry and significant practical laboratory work

  • 1 year experience of R&D experience gained while working in industry (Chemical or Biotechnology) is highly desirable

  • Experience of scaling up reactions between 1-100 L and/or collaboration with engineering functions towards designing and optimising new chemical reactors is helpful

  • Experience or good solid understanding of chemical analysis techniques such as GC-FID, SEC-HPLC, Raman Spectroscopy is desirable

  • Proven interest in problem solving, flexibility to adapt to changing project priorities, good attention to detail and a strong teammate

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 68,000 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!

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

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