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Danaher Corporation Automation Engineer in Uppsala, Sweden

Help us improve access to life-changing therapies that can transform human health

We are Cytiva, a global provider of technologies and services that advance and accelerate the development and manufacture of therapeutics. Formerly part of GE Healthcare, we have a rich heritage tracing back hundreds of years, and a fresh beginning since 2020.

Our customers undertake life-saving activities. These range from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, biologic drugs, and novel cell and gene therapies. Our job is to supply the tools and services - the pots, pans, soups and sauces - they need to work better, faster and safer, leading to better patient outcomes.

What you’ll do

CBS is an organization within Cytiva delivering customized bioprocess solutions. We internally have a project organization where each customer order becomes a project with resources from project management, lead system design, detailed design, manufacturing transfer, sourcing and verification. Our global customers have high expectations on quality and lead-time which creates a very positive and dynamic project delivery focus and team working environment.

As Automation Engineer you will be responsible for the automation design of our products. This requires strong collaboration skills across functions and the ability to translate the customer needs into technology. A genuine interest in technology and curiosity to develop and learn is essential in order to work in this role.As an automation engineer you will also support our sales and quotation organization, service organization and QC organization in testing and FAT.

Key responsibilities in this role include but are not limited to:

  • Programming of PLC, SCADA and or/DCS systems

  • Design and creating P&IDs in AutoCAD

  • Commissioning


  • BS in Automation Engineering or equivalent experience

  • Experience and knowledge in automation engineering, establishing requirements specifications

  • Good regulatory knowledge about safety of machinery

  • Experience of industrial field bus technologies

  • Good English skills written and oral

  • Experience in writhing technical reports.

  • Excellent computer skills and ability to work in both general and internal systems.

  • Complete knowledge of industry and/or academic practices and standards related to structural analysis, finite element analysis, and structural verification testing.

  • Experience in the following platforms - Rockwell, Siemens, UNICORN is desirable.

Who you are

  • Quality focus - design products that meet the customer requirements.

  • Strong interest and focus on technology

  • Collaboration - easy to cooperate with other roles and persons within CBS both locally and internationally, as well as other departments such as R&D, service etc.

  • System view - make sure that a complete system is designed where all parts contribute to meeting customer expectations.

  • Self-starter, energizing, results oriented, and able to multi-task.

  • Demonstrated problem solving ability.

  • Order - have documentation, assigned work and issues in good order

  • Technical view - be able to identify and solve technical problems

  • Planning - be able to plan your work and follow up, even in a dynamic and fast paced environment

Who we are

Whatever your role, we bring purpose and challenge into our everyday work. If you are driven to make the world a better place thanks to science and medicine, you’ll feel right at home here. If you’re flexible, curious and relentless, you’ll belong. If you are excited about a global culture, this can be the place to further your career.

For questions please contact hiring manager Niclas Våhlin, niclas.vahlin@cytiva.com

Want to know more? Experience life at Cytiva on our Careers website, Instagram channel and LinkedIn page!

Cytiva is a 3.5 billion USD global life sciences leader with over 7000 associates across 40 countries who are dedicated to our mission to help us improve access to life-changing therapies that transform human health. As a trusted partner to customers that range in scale and scope, Cytiva brings efficiencies to research and manufacturing workflows, ensuring the development, manufacture and delivery of transformative medicines to patients.

Cytiva is part of the Danaher family of companies, a global science and technology innovator committed to helping customers solve complex challenges and improving quality of life around the world.

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.