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Danaher Corporation Product Release Lead / Supervisor in Westborough, Massachusetts

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. Your health and wellbeing are important to us and together we will not compromise on safety in the workplace or the environment.

Cytiva is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

What you’ll do:

  • Support the product release function at 350 employee facility that manufactures single use filtration devices and cell bags used by the pharmaceutical Industry.

  • Supervise a team of 7-10 product release specialists over a 2 shift manufacturing operation.

  • Responsible for performance of the team and for identifying opportunities for process improvement.

  • Ensure the product release team complies with all product release work instructions and procedures.

  • Ensure new employees are adequately trained and qualified.

  • Coordinate the activities of the team to ensure production and shipping goals are met.

  • Learn all product release activities and perform product release as required to support surges in manufacturing releases.

  • Hold daily, weekly, and monthly team meetings. Provide a structure of daily management to the team.

  • Support CAPAs and Continuous Improvement Projects related to product release.

  • Support customer visits and site audits as Subject Matter Expert from a product release perspective.

  • Supports and participates in the QMS Internal Audit program and External Audits

  • Identifies and reports any EHS, Quality or Compliance concerns and takes immediate corrective action or escalation as required

  • Aware of and complies with the company Quality Management System, Quality Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position

Who you are:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • 3-5 years’ experience in quality or product release or equivalent.

  • 1 year regulated industry experience (e.g. GMP, medical device, pharmaceutical) required;

  • Experience with cGMP and/or ISO 13485 preferred

  • 1 year experience in a leadership position.

  • A data driven positive leadership style that provides praise, recognition, and can identifying opportunities for improved employee performance.

  • Demonstrated experience prioritizing conflicting demands in a fast-paced environment

  • Demonstrated time management skills

  • Proficient with Microsoft tools; Word, Excel, Power Point, Project and Visio

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System ( tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. 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.The EEO posters are available here ( .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.