R&D BIOPROCESS INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEER

  • Cytiva
  • Eysins, VD, Switzerland
  • 14/06/2021
Full time Data Science Data Engineering Data Analytics Big Data Data Management Statistics

Job Description

Be part of something altogether life-changing!

Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry 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.
Cytiva is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

What you’ll do
Technological surveillance on existing and new sensor technologies available for cell therapies.
Perform technological assessments internally or through collaborations with sensor technologies for biological sensing, process monitoring or equipment monitoring.
Generate data through proof of concept and hands-on experiments in the lab with cellular products.
Lead development activities on sensor technologies selected for integration into our product lines, spanning from development to manufacturing set with internal or external stakeholders.
Participate in establishing strategic roadmap linked to sensor technologies
Write technical documentation including investigation studies, test plan and design of experiment definition and verification and validation methodologies and execution.
Educate the team on this topic and spread awareness into the organization
Manage the product documentation throughout the Product Life Cycle Management
Work in a matrix organization with close collaboration with the engineering, product management, project management and biological teams among others
Mitigate project risks, deliver on-time, communicate effectively and resolve conflicts and encourage constructive dialogue in project teams
Ensure compliance with ISO13485, ISO9001 or GMP standards and other QMS requirement.

Who you are
University degree or equivalent in related scientific or engineering fields (physics, engineering, or life science), a PHD in life science instrumentation or similar is a plus.
5+ year work experience in R&D in the Life Sciences sector
Strong theoretical know-how in sensor technologies, such as NIR spectroscopy, electrical impedance spectroscopy or digital holographic microscopy for examples, and cell biology.
Proven experience in manipulating and using a broad range of sensor technologies interacting with chemical compound and/or live organisms
Must have a successful experience in developing feasibilities studies involving instrumentation, disposable kits and chemistry/biology elements.
Expertise in statistical methods for creation of sampling plans required to meet acceptance of technical specifications
Have a deep understanding of interface between instrumentation and cell manipulation processes
Ability to navigate in ambiguous situation and resolve issues on-time
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
Fluent in English, a second language is a plus
Customer-oriented mindset, autonomous at work, creative and initiatives welcomed

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

At Danaher, 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.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.