Principal Engineer

Leica Microsystems

Leica Microsystems

Software Engineering
Cardiff, UK
Posted on Friday, March 1, 2024

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 one of 10 Life Sciences companies of Danaher. Together, we accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of solutions that safeguard and improve human health.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead and participate engineering projects related to membrane process technologies, including equipment design and specification, component specification, supervision of equipment installation/modification.
  • Generates contracts providing a detailed scope of work pertaining to multiple programs. Which will include specific phases of the project (s)
  • Applies intensive and diversified knowledge of scientific/technological principles and practices to a broad range of novel or complex assignments requiring the development of new or improved scientific techniques or procedures
  • Evaluates, and analyzes manufacturing process data to find solutions relative to customer requirements, problems, and opportunities.
  • Provide technical support for both Installation Qualification and Operational Qualification activities, often under the direction of the subject matter expert.

Who you are:

  • Extensive knowledge in one or more engineering disciplines (mechanical, chemical, electrical) concentrating on chemical, mechanical and or process equipment design
  • Ability to manage external resources trades and machine shops in a global environment.
  • Ability to analytically evaluate data and information, use progressive problem-solving methods and implement solutions.
  • Knowledge of 3D software such as AutoDesk Inventor (preferred) or SolidWork
  • Ability to generate and maintain detailed and assembly dimensional drawings utilizing CAD software. AutoCAD preferred.

At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit

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.