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Danaher Corporation Scientist - Materials 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.

We are looking for a Scientist - Materials Chemistry to work with our expert Membrane Chromatography team with employees across the world. Do you have a passion for next generation of membrane based purification technology? Then we would love to hear from you.

What you’ll do

  • Work closely with a cross-disciplinary team of Biologists, Chemists, Engineers and Material Scientists to support membrane development R&D activities

  • Support electrospinning and lamination of fibrous membranes

  • Use a range of analytical techniques to characterise electrospun fibres, as well as supporting other analytical needs within the wider chemistry team

  • Take detailed lab notes and use these to write up accurate protocols, memos, technical reports and present findings

  • Carry out and document COSHH and Risk Assessments

Who you are

  • You should hold a Masters degree (or a PhD) in Materials Science, Materials Chemistry or Materials Engineering with 1+ years of laboratory experience

  • Demonstrable understanding of fibrous membranes

  • Confident in using standard analytical techniques, including but not limited to scanning electron microscopy, porometery, viscometry, GC-FID and Raman spectroscopy

  • Confident in statistical data analysis

  • Be comfortable working in a collaborative team under time constraints

  • Good communication and presentation skills

  • Organised, self-starting, innovative, collaborative and hardworking

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.