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Danaher Corporation Senior Engineer, Custom Systems 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 Senior Engineer has responsibilities for system design and sustaining engineering activities for customized hardware products in Cytiva upstream single use technologies portfolio.

This position is under the Upstream and Fluid Management organization and 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:

  • Evaluate customized product requirements specifications, conduct risk assessment, address implementation complexity and engineering verification activities for all customer and internal projects.

  • Represent Cytiva in technical discussions with customers during a project and resolve technical questions with customers, suppliers, or internal personnel.

  • Lead customer complaint investigations, complete root cause analysis and implement risk management methodologies. Conduct lessons learned and best practices sessions.

  • Define and establish design space for customized products and components; schematics, specifications, assembly drawings and associated Bill-of-Materials, manufacturing documents, including initial assembly instructions and inspection criteria.

  • Develop training materials and provide technical guidance to less experienced engineering associates.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • BSc / MSc in Automation, Electrical, Mechanical or Process / Chemical engineering.

  • Minimum of 10 years of engineering experience working on projects delivering technically complex (mechanical, electrical, software) process equipment.

  • Demonstrated broad experience with HW/SW/Systems design and technical depth in one or more engineering disciplines (Electrical, Automation, Mechanical, etc.).

  • Experience in developing requirements flow down, architecture/system design and analysis, risk analysis, integration and test, manufacturing, field and customer support including corrective and preventative actions to ensure customer satisfaction.

  • Understanding of industrial panel design with electromechanical components such as PLC controllers, pumps, motors, sensors, and temperature control systems.

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

  • Working knowledge of pharmaceutical/biotech processes, equipment hardware, and single use technology.

  • Technical understanding of automation control systems used in the biopharma (Delta V, PLC, PlantPAx etc.).

  • Experience with ISO (9001/13485), GMP, and regulatory standards and requirements such as UL/CE/IEC/ASME BPE.

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.

This job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay.

We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

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.