Danaher Corporation Cell Line Development – Chief Engineer in Fremont, California

Danaher Company Description
Molecular Devices, LLC creates innovative, high-quality bioanalysis solutions that increase our customers’ productivity. By joining Molecular Devices, you will work with best-in-class people who share a common purpose, to be our customers' first choice for systems, consumables, software, and support that advance both basic and applied life science discovery. Our core values are critical elements of our past and future success -- The best team wins. Customers talk, we listen. Continuous improvement is our way of life. Leading edge innovation defines our future. We compete for our shareholders. Molecular Devices offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits. We think you'll like what you see.

Molecular Devices is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Our Biologics Program is focused on Cell Line Development for therapeutic or diagnostics antibody production and Synthetic Biology. Molecular Devices has a leadership position in several technologies in Cell Line Development including clone selection, imaging and antibody characterization. As part of Danaher, our team works together with teams at Beckman Coulter Life Sciences and Pall.

The position is part of the team responsible for the Molecular Devices Program for Cell Line Development and Synthetic Biology. The candidate is a member of a R&D team and works with customers to define solutions that give Molecular Devices a unique position in this market.

The candidate for Chief Engineer position for Cell Line Development will be responsible for communicating with cross-functional teams to identify requirement gaps in order to define and prototype new products to meet customer requirements. The successful candidate will need to have in depth knowledge of technology, instrumentation for use in laboratories.

The right candidate can drive product development to further grow the position of Molecular Devices in this market.

S kills and Specifications * Ability to work with engineers, product management and scientists to define and prototype solutions * Ability to mentor and educate others on the team * Evaluate new technologies, and provide a technical point of view for feasibility * Work with cross functional teams to identify gaps in customer workflow * Investigate new technologies, and work with marketing to identify gaps, based on VOC, and turn them into proposals for new technologies that solves customers challenge better than any competitors * Effectively communicates (verbal and written) new insight and ideas with cross-functional team * Efficiently works under pressure and deadlines, an d works to complete assigned task s on time and on budget . * Evaluate new technologies, and provide a technical point of view for feasibility * Ability to work within the Danaher Business Systems approach to development


  • Advanced degree (Bachelor of Science degree minimum, PhD preferred) in Life Science, Biology, Microbiology or related subject with hands-on knowledge of cell biology and cell analysis techniques and applications
  • Prefer 5 years experience in product development for Life Science Research. Market, customer and technology knowledge in the field of cell line development and/or synthetic biology. Ability to transfer final designs to manufacturing and operations, including packaging, transportation/shipping requirements, standards testing and QC testing requirements
  • Proven ability to demonstrate innovation along with research and development of new break-through products and features
  • Understand complex instrumentation and system designs involving optic, electrical, mechanical and firmware with the ability to analyze and document the system
  • Ability to author and present complex data to engineering, marketing, scientists and management

Danaher Corporation Overview
Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Organization: Molecular Devices
Job Function: Science
Primary Location: North America-North America-United States-CA-Fremont
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: MOL002005