Senior Project Manager (m/f/d)

Molecular Devices

Molecular Devices

Dreieich, Germany
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Be part of something altogether life-changing!

Working at Cytiva 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.

Forming part of the Biotechnology segment at Danaher, we bring together dedicated technical expertise and talent to develop the next generation of life-changing therapeutics.

Custom Engineering is a global department within Cytiva developing and delivering customized hard- and software to Biopharma industry. Our 500+ are located in Sweden, Germany, USA, China, and India. We are now looking for an experienced global project manager with strong customer focus.

This position is part of the newly established Operational excellence team responsible for strategy deployment, continuous improvements, process alignment and DBS, primarily located in Uppsala and Umeå in Sweden and Dreieich in Germany and will be hybrid position. At Cytiva, our vision is, to advance future therapeutics from discovery to delivery.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Drive a large variety of strategic projects to strengthen customer satisfaction and ensure we are easy to do business with, for example process improvements for customer relations, communication and services offerings.
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders and Biopharma customers to ensure we deliver on business strategy and targets, such as lead time reduction and on time delivery improvements.
  • Lead different team collaborations and initiatives to increase employee engagement.
  • Be part of a journey with a newly established team and organization, creating new ways of working and developing new partnerships.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • MSc or BSc in Engineering, Physics or Biotechnology, or equivalent knowledge.
  • Several years of previous documented experience within project- or product management with a strong market interest.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of Cytiva Bioprocess products and the Biopharma industry.
  • To be successful in this role you need to have strong customer focus with excellent communication and collaboration skills. It is important to be comfortable in networking, build trust and have the capability to manage cultural differences since you work with many different stakeholders.
  • It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience from customer relations.
  • Advanced English skills is required both in oral and writing.

At Cytiva we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, hybrid working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement in which you can work part-time at the Company location identified above and part-time remotely from your home. Additional information about this hybrid work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Cytiva can provide.

This position will be advertised during the period of July. The selection process and interviews are planned to resume in August, after the holiday period.

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

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