Project Engineer - Electrical, Software & Controls

Leica Microsystems

Leica Microsystems

Other Engineering
Cardiff, UK
Posted on Friday, May 31, 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:

  • Design, develop, and supervise all aspects of electrical control systems, equipment, and machinery.
  • Responsible for the installation and technical support of PLC based hardware and software.
  • Analyse plant processes and implement improvements focused on electronics, engineering, and mechanics.
  • Troubleshoot issues with hardware and processes and inspect systems to ensure they meet safety regulations.
  • Design and develop new processes, technologies and equipment focusing on improvements that will drive OEE.

Who you are:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science Engineering.
  • 5 plus years of experience related to electrical and or controls.
  • Knowledgeable about commonly used concepts, practices, NEC and procedures within the field
  • Experience of PLC/HMI programming products, such as those made by Allen Bradley, Wonderware
  • Able to develop schematics in AutoCAD

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Common electrical control hardware.
  • Generating contracts providing a detailed scope of work pertaining to multiple programs.
  • Managing external resources, trades and machine shops in a global environment.

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.