Continuous Improvement Engineer (DBS)

Pensacola, FL
Posted 05/21/2024

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.

The Danaher Business System (DBS) is a set of tools that enables continuous improvement around lean, growth, and leadership. We use DBS to guide what we do, measure how well we execute, and create options for doing even better.

The DBS Specialist for Cytiva is responsible for leading high-impact continuous improvement events and transformations across our growing Pensacola, FL manufacturing site while developing the skill sets of themselves and our associates.

This position reports to the DBS Leader at the Pensacola, Florida site and will be fully on-site. At Cytiva, our vision is, to advance future therapeutics from discovery to delivery.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Apply DBS tools to improve process capability, reduce variation, and eliminate waste.
  • Coordinate, lead, and facilitate Kaizen events across the site.
  • Conduct training of DBS tools for all associates.
  • Provide DBS support to the various functional areas within the plant.
  • Identify and share best practices both within the Pensacola site and across the entire Danaher organization.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor's degree in related area.
  • Prefer min 2 years' experience gained in an Industrial/Manufacturing, Production Management, Lean Engineering background or environment.
  • Prefer minimum 2-4 years' experience using process improvement tools.
  • Strong ability to work well with others and capable of motivating teams to achieve business critical results.
  • Independent, good judgment, positive attitude, and an innovative spirit.

Would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Use of Lean Manufacturing tools



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

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.

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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.


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