Chief Scientist at Fortive (San Diego, CA)

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Invetech has been creating breakthrough products and custom automation systems for more than 30 years. With experience drawn from more than 5,000 projects globally, Invetech partners with global leaders in industry to deliver product design and development, contract manufacturing, and custom automation services. The company has experience in a broad range of market sectors including cell therapy production automation systems, laboratory diagnostics, point of care diagnostics, life sciences, industrial and consumer products. With active projects in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, Invetech is well positioned to service clients ranging from start-ups to established multinationals.

Fortive Corporation Overview:

Fortive is a diversified industrial growth company comprised of global businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets. With more than $6 billion in annual revenues, Fortive's well-known brands hold leading positions in field instrumentation, transportation, sensing, product realization, automation and specialty, and franchise distribution.

Fortive is headquartered in Everett, Washington and employs a team of more than 24,000 research and development, manufacturing, sales, distribution, service and administrative employees in more than 40 countries around the world. Our team grows by tackling challenges that accelerate progress and further their careers. With a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our company's operating model is the Fortive Business System. For more information please visit:


At Invetech, we are all about revolutionizing healthcare by developing products that make a difference in people's lives! We are global innovators, product realization partners, and creators of breakthrough products and custom automation systems.

With over 30 years of experience within a range of healthcare market sectors, we blend creativity, commercial know-how, and technical acumen to help our clients create success. We are regarded as an employer of choice for those who want to make a difference in the industry!

We have an outstanding opportunity available for a Scientific professional with deep expertise and passion for Cell & Gene Therapy, as well as proven experience in leading the development of complex products and technology solutions. As our Chief Scientist, you will have the platform to play a critical and influential role in our Cell Therapy portfolio, whilst leveraging extensive engineering design and development expertise.

What you will deliver

Reporting directly to the Head of Cell Therapy, this role will be instrumental in the Cell Therapy product strategy and development. Working across Invetech's own product portfolio, as well as with clients on design & engineering projects, your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading Invetech's Science & Applications team
  • Defining & leading the identification of long-term potential products and enabling technologies
  • Leading feasibility programs to support the Cell Therapy strategic roadmap
  • Developing new product prototypes & technologies, as well as evaluating existing technologies
  • Contributing to the viability, success, and growth of the industry through thought leadership and active engagement
  • Seamlessly integrating with key company operational functions


What you will bring

With a strong Cell Biology background, you are considered a specialist in Cell Therapy and have proven experience in sophisticated technology-based systems or products. Your skills and experience also include:

  • Planning and executing large-scale product development programs from inception to commercial production
  • Leading a multi-disciplinary team of engineers, scientists, and program managers
  • Ability to work closely with the client organization to ensure delivery to their needs
  • Working in a collaborative environment in cross-functional teams, contributing solutions, and remaining flexible in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Commercial and financial management experience, business case and funding submission development
  • Bachelor's Degree in Science, Engineering, or related field

Are you ready to apply?

If you are looking to join a growing organization, where you have a significant impact on driving the Cell & Gene Therapy industry forward and making it more accessible to patients, joining Invetech as a Chief Scientist may be just the right thing for you.

Here are some reasons why we choose to work here:

  • Genuine flexible work options
  • Meaningful work, revolutionizing healthcare
  • Development and advancement opportunities
  • Competitive remuneration package and benefits
More Information on Fortive
Fortive operates in the Hardware industry. The company is located in Everett, WA. Fortive was founded in 2022. It has 11848 total employees. To see all 65 open jobs at Fortive, click here.
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