R&D Engineer in Westborough, Massachusetts at Pall

Date Posted: 7/16/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID: PAL001770

About Us

Pall Corporation is a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, serving the diverse needs of customers across the broad spectrum of life sciences and industry.

Pall Life Sciences provides cutting-edge products and services to meet the demanding needs of customers discovering, developing and producing biotech drugs, vaccines, cell therapies and classic pharmaceuticals. Pall offers advanced medical technologies, which are often a patient’s last line of defense from dangerous pathogens. Pall’s food and beverage products provide critical protection from contaminants during various manufacturing steps.

Pall Industrial serves a diverse range of customers in the microelectronics, aerospace, fuels, petrochemical, chemical, automotive, and power generation industries. Pall is a key supplier to the innovative and demanding semiconductor and consumer electronics industries, and provides filtration products used in critical applications on commercial and military aerospace vehicles. Pall products are key to the reliability of industrial equipment. Pall’s engineered solutions help municipal and industrial customers address mounting water quality, scarcity and demand issues, and help energy companies maximize production and develop commercially successful next generation fuels.

Headquartered in Port Washington, New York, Pall has offices and plants throughout the world.

To learn more about Pall, please visit www.pall.com/green.


Position Objective:

  • R&D Applications Engineer II will be mainly responsible for conducting hands-on prototype evaluations, scalability testing in order to develop performance maps and product benchmarking in the area of downstream processing that utilizes direct flow filtration (i.e., Sterile, Depth, Virus Filtration) ,tangential flow filtration (i.e., UF/DF, single-use and single-pass TFF), and continuous bioprocessing.

Job Requirements


  • R&D Applications Engineer II will be responsible for the timely development of application deliverables such as prototype evaluation, scalability testing , performance maps, and product benchmarking.

  • Designs and executes experiments required to define and/or evaluate new products and/or processes and be a team member in cross functional teams gathered to either resolve a specific issue and/or develop a specific product.

  • Conducts data analysis, utilizes analytical instruments and performs characterization studies with biological products.

  • Builds new experimental setups and/or proficient to work with semi- and/or fully-automated skids and data acquisition tools to increase the efficiency of the application work.

  • Communicates effectively through technical reports and presentations.

  • Contributes to publications submitted to technical journals and presents in scientific conferences.

  • Complies with legal requirements by adherence to requirements of existing and new regulations and legislation.

  • Complies with all company policies and procedures.

  • Works in a manner that supports team work.

  • Completes focused and results oriented.

  • Ensures a safe and healthy environment by complying with all company safety policies and procedures.

  • Five percent (5%) of the time is spent traveling for meeting with customers and Pall teams in different geographies (domestic and international).

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Excellent communication skills, strong team player, self-motivated and perseverance, data and process driven

  • To work safely and to comply with the company’s health, safety and environmental (HSE) policies and procedures.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in biological sciences or Chemical Engineering. Having a M.Sc. degree is preferred.

  • Preferred candidate will have a relevant 2-4 years of industrial and/or research experience in downstream processing, filtration and protein characterization. Recent Chemical engineering graduates will also be considered.

  • Chromatography and AKTA protein purification systems experience desired. 

Pall Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer who encourages diversity in the workplace.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, religion, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, military or protected veteran status or marital status.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.