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Danaher Corporation Project Manager I - Advanced Staining Instruments in Bangalore, India

Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation. As the only company to own the workflow from biopsy to diagnosis, we are uniquely positioned to break down the barriers between each of these steps. Our mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 9 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit LeicaBiosystems.com for more information.

Leica Biosystems Imaging, Inc. 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.

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This position is for Beckman Coulter team located at Danaher India Development Center (IDC), Bangalore

IDC is a research and development center with the vision of accelerating product roadmaps across various Danaher business segments. Started in 2014, the center now hosts 500+ associates, for multiple Danaher operating companies focusing on Diagnostics, Life Science, and Environmental and Applied Science segments. The operating companies includes Beckman Coulter, Radiometer, Leica Biosystems, Danaher Digital, Hach, Leica Microsystems, HemoCue, Videojet and Cepheid.

The IDC workforce comprises of various product engineering teams, working on development of software and hardware components of cutting-edge products for, Immunoassay, Chemistry, Hematology, Molecular diagnostics, Oncology, Neurosurgery and Water Quality. IDC has evolved as center of excellence for Cloud and data analytics, with significant contributions to the key informatics solutions. The teams consist of highly hardworking software & hardware engineers and development managers. The teams are supported by local Product managers, Quality & Regulatory and Intellectual property specialists.

The inhouse teams works in close coordination with other global R&D centers at US, France, Germany, Japan, Australia, Denmark and Sweden. Located at the center of Bangalore IT HUB, IDC is housed at state of art facility, measuring 120 K


Project Manager for Leica Biosystems in the India Development Centre (IDC) has the primary responsibility to manage and control new and/or current business major programs and product line, overseeing the product development process from initial business case development, to transfer into sustaining operations. The Senior Project Manager functions as the Core Team Leader of a cross-functional team with full responsibility for the project from both business and technical perspectives. He/ she is accountable to the Leica AS L2 and Leica L1 leadership team for the success of the project. The role will work with onsite product manager and Bangalore agile team to come up with the requirements

Key Accountabilities & Qualifications

  • Plan and control the delivery of projects over the full system development lifecycle (requirements, design, build, verification, design transfer, validation) involving globally distributed scrum teams

  • Provide project leadership and direction by engaging with other project managers, product managers, development teams and key stakeholders

  • Define and manage key planning and control deliverables including (but not limited to) schedule, scope, cost, risk and resource allocation plans.

  • Track progress against plan. Use risk management practices to mitigate or countermeasure issues. Challenge the project team to achieve on time results and deliver projects in line with agreed schedule and budget.

  • Draft and submit budget proposals, and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary

  • Ensure projects are executed in compliance with the applicable Quality Management System (QMS) and applicable standards. Participate in internal and external audits where required to demonstrate compliance.

  • Provide progress updates to project boards and steering committees at a regular cadence.

  • Working with Engineering Managers, apply agile methods to engage with the team and track progress against a project master schedule or equivalent tracking mechanism. Instil an innovative continuous delivery culture within the team to meet and exceed customer needs.

  • Encourage close and effective working relationships between teams and ensure proper regard and compliance to standardised process where appropriate.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Ability to self-manage and work with a high degree of autonomy paying attention to detail. A motivated and driven professional with the ability to work independently.

  • Sets a high expectation for results; demonstrates a personal example of work ethic and accountability. Empower appropriately while holding people to account.

  • Be pragmatic and able to find ways to keep projects moving. Should not let perfect get in the way of better.

  • Highly organized with ability to prioritise quickly and focus on critical few with drive to action.

  • Able to address difficulties or resistance among team members to enable them to overcome roadblocks

  • An exceptional communicator with first rate stakeholder management skills enabling to effectively collaborate, contribute and persuade at all levels.

  • Passionate about working in a global environment with people from a diverse and cultural rich background.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with strong understanding of project management; 10 years minimum experience post-graduation.

  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in project management. Must have had project delivery responsibility for end-to-end solution delivery, preferably across a range of applications.

  • Track-record of successful management of end-to-end projects.

  • Teamwork - must be able to influence teams/associates from multiple disciplines; must be able to inform, convince, and persuade others to action using the internal continuous improvement framework to drive sustainable results and provide guidance as needed.

  • Ability to work with project stakeholders and across technical domains to develop plans and establish controls.

  • Mature understanding of the fundamentals of project management as per the key competencies identified in the PMBOK or equivalent method. Must actively contribute to personal development plans.

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills in the English language.

  • Result-oriented, Problem solving using logic and tools, drive effective solutions.

  • Ability to draft and present project status through presentation medium with the ability to succinctly communicate meaningful situational data and key messages across different levels of management.

  • Project Management Certification

  • Experience working in a SAFe methodology or LeSS method of delivery

  • Exposure to InterOp, HL7 (Medical device /healthcare )

  • Experience working in a regulated environment e.g. medical device development.

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 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 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.

Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.

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Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.


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When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 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.At Danaher, 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.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

Operating Company: Cepheid