Biomedical and Electrical Engineer (m/f/d)

  • Cytiva
  • Eysins, VD, Switzerland
  • 23/05/2020
Full time Data Science Big Data Software Engineering Biostatistician

Job Description

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 Biomedical and Electrical Engineer (m/f/d) to work with our expert Cell and Gene Therapy global R&D team consisting of +100 associates across the world. Do you have a passion for automating biological cell processing? Then we would love to hear from you.

What you’ll do
Specify and improve the software processes running on the equipment designed for different cellular products
Develop the application software code (XML) interfacing with the main equipment software, execute and perform verification and validation activities with focus on quality, compliance and execution rigor
Develop the firmware software (embedded C/C++) code linking the electronics with the main software code, execute and perform verification and validation activities with focus on quality, compliance and execution rigor
Set-up and lead the firmware and application de-risking activities in early development stage, and contribute in verification and validation activities during final stage
Manage the technical documentation of the project throughout the Product Life Cycle Management
Stimulate and deliver technological proof-of-concept susceptible to improve the equipment platforms or cell processing workflows
Close R&D collaboration with the project manager, hardware, software, disposable kit and biological teams, and take the lead to align between the parties to facilitate the achievement of a successful system
Mitigate project risks, deliver on-time, communicate effectively and resolve conflicts and encourage constructive dialogue in project teams
Ensure compliance with ISO13485 or ISO9001 standards and other QMS requirements and take the lead on process optimization to avoid inefficiencies

Who you are
University degree or equivalent in related scientific or engineering fields (physics, electronics, embedded systems, biomedical or similar fields)
5+ years of successful experience working in product development in a multidisciplinary environment, ideally involving broad HW/SW/System skills in engineering and in life science or medical fields
Experience in developing products requiring multi-disciplines under a regulated development cycle involving proof of concept, complex design, and verification & validation under a quality management system
Well-founded understanding of electrical and software engineering disciplines, with preferably a good understanding of human cell biology
Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate (oral, written) across global, cross-cultural, cross-functional teams and stakeholders
Knowledge and practical experience of relevant regulations (ISO 9001, ISO13485, cGMP), specifically for the US and European market
Customer-oriented mindset, autonomous at work, good organizational skills, creative, and comfortable with change

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 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