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Danaher Corporation Automation Engineer in Marlborough, Massachusetts

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.

We are looking for a Automation Engineer to work with our expert Engineering team of employees across the world. Do you have a passion for Automation ? Then we would love to hear from you.

What you’ll do

As a member of a multidisciplinary project team, the Automation Engineer will contribute to the design, development, programming, verification, and delivery of process automation systems for biopharmaceutical manufacturing equipment.

  • Interface with lead automation engineer and project manager to understand requirements

  • Drafting of detail automation design documents to ensure alignment with agreed technical approach and Functional Specifications

  • Program new functions and modify existing solutions to ensure requirements are met with high quality

  • Execution of software verification testing documents to ensure code meets design documents

  • Perform documentation updates within the established quality systems

  • Participate in verification, validation and qualification activities

Who you are

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related STEM Major

  • 0-2 years of process automation experience

  • Experience developing hardware and software solutions for industrial and/or embedded control applications

  • Knowledge of object orientated languages (e.g. C++, C#, Python)

  • Basic knowledge of communications networking (e.g. Ethernet, Profibus)

  • Familiar with AutoCAD Electrical or similar CAD programs

  • Experience with software version control tools

  • Ability to analyze and solve problems

  • Excellent cross-functional teamwork, and coordination skills

  • Effective oral and written communication skills


  • Experience in the programming of Rockwell and/or Emerson PLC/DCS systems

  • Experienced with stage gate engineering design processes

  • Basic knowledge of UL/IEC/NFPA standards and how they apply to designs

  • Basic knowledge of governing regulations, specifically 21 CFR part 11 and Eudralex Volume 4 Annex 11

  • Global project experience

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.

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

Cytiva is global life sciences leader with over 7000 associates across 40 countries who are dedicated to our mission to advance and accelerate therapeutics. 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 ( .