Danaher Corporation Operations Career Opportunties - Ames, IA in Ames, Iowa

Danaher Company Description
*Hach *is a world leader in the manufacture and distribution of analytical instruments, test kits and reagents for testing the quality of water, aqueous solutions and air. Our products are designed specifically for quality, accuracy, and simplicity. Strengthened by our sister companies in the environmental industry worldwide, our goal for the future is to continue to provide customers with reliable instrumentation, accurately prepared reagents, proven methods, simplified procedures and outstanding technical support. We offer an environment that is team-centered, customer-driven, quality-focused, and growth-oriented. Working at Hach will provide you the opportunity for robust career development.

*OUR MISSION: *Ensure water quality for people around the world.

*OUR VISION: *We make water analysis better – faster, simpler, greener and more informative – via unsurpassed customer partnerships, the most knowledgeable experts, and reliable, easy-to-use products


Danaher`s Water Quality Business is a global leader in water quality analysis and treatment, providing instrumentation and disinfection systems to help analyze and manage the quality of ultra-pure water, portable water, wastewater, groundwater and ocean water in residential, commercial, industrial, and natural resource applications. Our water quality business provides products under a variety of brands, including HACH, ChemTreat, and Trojan Technologies.

We are looking for great talent, for future *opportunities. This is an evergreen / pipeline position, to help us proactively identify potential candidates for *future *openings. *_/ *_/ /_ CAREERS AT HACH:/* /Please read through each position to see which of our opportunities align with your career goals. / */ _/* *Manufacturing positions: * Responsible for manufacturing quality product according to the work order or other build signal while adhering to defined work instructions. General duties may include picking, assembling, and packaging. In some areas, minor set-up and equipment operation may be required. The following are manufacturing positions: o Machine Operators o Maintenance Technicians o Assembly

Distribution positions: Our distribution associates are responsible for the timely and accurate picking and packaging of domestic and international customer orders. The following are distribution positions: o Picker o Packer o Overlabeling

Warehouse positions: The primary role of this position is to retrieve, stock, and verify materials in high bay warehousing environment for timely fulfillment of internal and external customer orders. This position uses industrial material handling equipment typical of high bay warehousing and is also intended to execute the material handling services throughout facilities. The following are warehouse positions: o Material Handler o Forklift o Receiving o Outbound dock associate

Chemical Technician positions: Responsible for making standards, calibrating equipment, testing, record maintenance, and sampling of chemical products for Operations, frequently involving complex or technique dependent procedures. Makes technical-based decisions throughout daily work to resolve problems. Provides technical and material support for Operations. Works closely with technical support departments in the recognition and solving of problems. The following are chemical technician positions: o Quality Technician o Bulk Chemical Technican o Compliance Technician

Manufacturing Skills: o High School Diploma or GED required. o Minimum of 1 year of production experience o Possess manual dexterity and good coordination o Possess basic reading, writing, and math skills o Possess proven mechanical ability or aptitude o Possess ability to resolve minor problems, recognize normal and unusual situations o Ability to run machine operations (including set up and changeover), and/or kitting. o Some areas will require the ability to work with manual and/or power equipment. o Must have good oral and written communication skills.

Distribution Skills: o High School Diploma or GED required. o No experience for order picker positions o 3-6 months of prior distribution experience for packing positions o Possess basic reading, writing, and math skills o Legible handwriting. o Accurate keyboard data entry. o Ability to problem solve. o Must have good oral and written communication skills.

Warehouse Skills: o High School Diploma or GED is required. o Inventory Management experience preferred (i.e., inventory transactions, cycle counting, & material handling). o 2-4 years material handling or equivalent experience preferred o Possess basic reading, writing, and math skills o Computer and keyboard experience required. o Must be able to work with a high degree of accuracy for counting parts, inspecting parts and solving inventory problems. o Requires associate to pass fork truck driving test. o For forklift positions must have at least 6 months experience. o Ability to maintain good driving record. o Must have good oral and written communication skills.

Chemical Technician Skills: o High School Diploma or GED is required; some positions may require further education. o One-year college chemistry with lab. o Good analytical technique (use of volumetric glassware to make standard solutions, perform dilutions, and titration's). o Ability to gather and analyze data o Good math skills (familiar with metric system and knowledge of algebra) o General computer skills: Word, Excel, Outlook, and Internet o Good oral and written communication skills

Physical Demands

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of these jobs.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of these jobs, the employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is constantly required to, stand/or sit, squat, turn/twist, reach, use hands to: finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to hear, walk, climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, and smell.

The employee must frequently lift, carry, push or pull up to 20 pounds and/or occasionally lift,carry, push or pull up to 50 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, chemicals,oils, extreme temperatures and work space restrictions.

The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud.

Employees will be required to wear the proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which may include: eye, hearing and respiratory protection, protective smock, steel toe shoes, gloves, hard hats,or face shields. Contact lenses may not be allowed in some areas.

/The duties listed in job descriptions are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change. The purpose of this description is to assist in ADA compliance and is not intended for other purposes such as collective bargaining, or compensation./


External hiring is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check and possible credit history review.

Hach is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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 industrial solutions. Our globally diverse team of 59,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.5B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 2,000 percent 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.

For additional company details, see* www.danaher.com*

Organization: Hach
Job Function: Manufacturing & Operations
Primary Location: North America-North America-United States-IA-Ames
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: HAC005347