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Danaher Corporation Automation Engineer - Logan, UT in Logan, Utah

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 across the world. Do you have a passion for Engineering? Then we would love to hear from you. What you'll doThe Automation Engineer leads and assists in the development of process automation for manufacturing equipment used in the production of sera and cell culture media, both liquid & dry powder.

  • The design, build, programming, installation, commissioning and validation of new control systems, along with maintaining and upgrading existing control systems.

  • Maintains and upgrades the facility infrastructure - water systems, HVAC, steam, etc.

  • Installs and maintains electrical control systems, motors, VFDs, valves and instrumentation.

  • Develops and qualifies processes to improve product quality by identifying manufacturing issues.

  • Develops process and workstation designs to reduce cycle time and support the lean manufacturing initiative.

  • Ensures regulatory compliance through Validation & Verification.

  • Determines processes requiring validation, development of plans and analysis criteria, execution and final analysis and acceptance.

  • Provides safe processes that comply with all local and federal regulations. Assures that corrective action is taken to resolve observed safety concerns in all areas.

  • Works with Production Technicians to resolve manufacturing and quality problems related to methods, processes, tooling, equipment and product design.

  • Develops planned maintenance routines on production equipment and systems

  • Provides technical leadership of automation systems for the maintenance and production teams.

  • Works as a team/project leader or a team member on projects

    Who you are

    • B.S. Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial Engineering or related technical degree; or an Associates Degree and 3 years experience in production, engineering or troubleshooting of PC/server based systems
  • Minimum of 5 years of additional experience in automation/controls engineering

  • Programming skills: familiar with Ladder logic, Function Block, STL, Boolean logic and higher-level programming languages such as Visual Basic

  • Experience with PLC control systems (Allen Bradley, Siemens, etc.)

  • Experience with automation networks: Device Net, Modbus, Profibus, and Ethernet IP

  • Experience with Electric Motor Control/Drive Configuration

  • Familiar with NFPA 70, NFPA 70E, NFPA 79, and OSHA safety requirements

  • Familiar with LAN networking, switches, data cabling, and topology

  • Demonstrated strong communication skills (written and verbal)

Desired Characteristics

  • B.S. Degree (or higher) in Electrical Engineering or Software Engineering

  • Demonstrated troubleshooting, analytical and planning skills

  • ISA-5.1 Instrumentation Symbols and Identification

  • ISA-S88 Batch Control

  • NEMA and IEC schematic diagrams

  • Logix500/5000 Programming

  • FactoryTalk View ME/SE

  • Project Experience

  • ISO-13489 - Machine Safe

  • 21 CFR Parts 210

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.

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.