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Danaher Corporation Automation Engineering Supervisor 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 an Automation Supervisor to work with our expert Automation Engineering team. Do you have a passion for Automation? Then we would love to hear from you.

What you’ll do

The Automation Engineering Supervisor will lead a team of Automation Engineers to support Cytiva’s production operations in Logan, Utah. The Logan site consists of production, warehouse/distribution, and administrative buildings (200K ft2) This position will also play a key role in the planning and execution of Automation strategies related to facilities expansions under the site master plan.

  • Develop and implement automation life cycle strategies to assure effective, efficient and compliant (cGMP) operations. Area of responsibility includes Building Automation Systems (BAS) and PLC based process controls.

  • Provide technical leadership on automation topics to support the maintenance, engineering, and production teams.

  • Develops procedures for the management and execution of automation design, programming, installation, commissioning and validation and revision control.

  • Support Automation Engineers in the execution of troubleshooting.

  • Drive continuous improvement in processes and systems.

  • Own and maintain systems for automation documentation (URS, FRS, drawings, etc..)

  • Establish automation systems landscape and lifecycle management plan to ensure platforms are current, maintainable, and appropriately documented.

  • Ensure that proper staffing, training, tools, maintenance plans and spare parts inventory are in place to maximize equipment availability in the most cost-efficient manner.

  • Work within a team environment with Engineering and Automation managers in the planning and support of capital expansion and automation upgrade projects.

  • Participate in Basis of Design and planning meetings related to the Cytiva Site Master plan to ensure automation elements are represented in the final design.

Who you are

  • B.S. Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial Engineering or related technical degree; or an Associate’s Degree and 5 years automation/controls engineering years’ experience.

  • At least 2 years-experience in an automation supervisory role of similar scope

  • Specific Skills:

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

  • Experience with Electric Motor Control/Drive Configuration

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

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

  • ISA-5.1 Instrumentation Symbols and Identification

  • ISA-S888 Batch Control

  • NEMA and IEC schematic diagrams

  • Logix500/500 Programming

  • FactoryTalk View ME/SE

  • Demonstrated strong communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Pharmaceutical (cGMP) industry experience highly desired.

  • Strong customer service and problem-solving aptitude.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead, develop, communicate & implement strategies in a team environment.

  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written (English)

  • Working knowledge of Excel, Word, Power Point.

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.

Cytiva is a global life sciences leader with over 7000 associates across 40 countries who are dedicated to our mission to advance and accelerate therapeutics. 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 life sciences companies, a global science and technology innovator committed to helping customers solve complex challenges and improving quality of life around the world. As part of a greater Life Sciences platform, you’ll redefine what it means to innovate every day. Pioneering the future of science, research, and medicine gives you unlimited opportunities to find the next breakthrough that will best serve scientists and medical professionals in the fight to save lives.

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 (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

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 (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

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