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Danaher Corporation Lead Project Engineer, Biotech Equipment in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Be part of something altogether life-changing!

Working at Cytiva 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.

Forming part of the Biotechnology segment at Danaher, we bring together dedicated technical expertise and talent to develop the next generation of life-changing therapeutics.

The Lead Project Engineer for Cytiva is responsible for technical deliverables of customized bioprocessing equipment on projects for Cytiva customers.

This position is part of the custom upstream systems team located in Marlborough, MA and will be a hybrid role. At Cytiva, our vision is, to advance future therapeutics from discovery to delivery.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Design and verify products to customer requirements in accordance with relevant design standards and Cytiva procedures from initial inquiry to project completion.

  • Generate engineering Bills of Materials, customer-facing documents, and other design outputs within agreed project timelines.

  • Create, review, and approve engineering change orders (ECOs).

  • Provide technical support for other functions (Commercial, Production, Quality, Regulatory).

  • Support and contribute to continuous improvement actions and projects.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Systems engineering, or STEM related major.

  • Minimum 4 years of experience involving mechanical, electrical and software engineering disciplines.

  • Ability to review, interpret and implement equipment specifications.

  • Knowledge of typical process equipment components such as pumps, valves, heaters, transmitters, and electro-mechanical control elements.

  • Customer-focused mentality, highly organized, comfortable with frequent change and with capability to complete multiple tasks / projects on time.

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Pharmaceutical/biotech processes, equipment hardware and single use technology

  • Compliance with quality systems such as ISO 9001, ISO 13485, cGMP.

At Cytiva we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, hybrid working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement in which you can work part-time at the Company location identified above and part-time remotely from your home. Additional information about this hybrid work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Cytiva can provide.

At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit

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.

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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 to request accommodation.