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Danaher Corporation Production Operations Manager in Chaska, Minnesota

Wondering what’s within Beckman Coulter Diagnostics? Take a closer look.

At first glance, you’ll see that for more than 80 years we’ve been dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory to move science and healthcare forward. Join a team where you can be heard, be supported, and always be yourself. We’re building a culture that celebrates backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of all our associates. Look again and you’ll see we are invested in you, providing the opportunity to build a meaningful career, be creative, and try new things with the support you need to be successful.

Beckman Coulter Diagnostics is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Diagnostics Companies at Danaher. Together, we’re working at the pace of change to improve patient lives with diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges.

The Manager Production Operations for Beckman Coulter Diagnostics is responsible for the manufacturing process from assembly to final packaging of 3 value streams: 2 bench top instruments and field spares. Accountable for driving short/intermediate and long term business objectives within Hardware Operations. You will partner with cross functional leaders to drive business results, DBS culture, and creating and executing on strategic plans to achieve long term objectives.

This position is part of the Hardware Operations located in Chaska, MN and will be an on-site position. At Beckman Coulter, our vision is to relentlessly reimagine healthcare, one diagnosis at a time.

You will be a part of the Hardware Operations Leadership Team and report to the Director of Production Operations responsible for the Hardware Manufacturing Plant. If you thrive in a fast paced, high visibility role and want to work to build a world-class manufacturing organization—read on.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Manage direct reports work requirement and performance. Provide timely feedback and guide them on performance/career and professional development

  • Responsible for department financial performance and KPI results

  • Adapt departmental plans and priorities to address resource and operational challenges

  • Communicate, coordinates, and supports other functions to achieve company objectives

  • Foster innovation by using DBS tools at Gemba to drive improvement in safety, quality, delivery, financial, and customer satisfaction

  • Ensure full compliance and enforcement of all EHS, GMP, Regulatory, Product Quality, in accordance to company policies and government regulatory requirements/laws

  • Support company assigned projects and strategic initiatives

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 9+ years’ experience OR Master’s degree with 7+ years’ experience

  • Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor associates and teams

  • Displays a positive attitude in the face of difficult or challenging situations. Provides an uplifting (yet realistic) outlook on what the future holds and the opportunities it might present.

  • Can effectively shift approach when situation changes and make decisions without having the total picture or being given clear direction.

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • 3 years’ experience formal people leadership

  • Achieved CP in applicable DBS tool (SW, 5S, VRK, QSB, TPI), or lean certifications with demonstrated application with achieved results

This job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay.

We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

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 (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/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 (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .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 applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.