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Danaher Corporation Corporate DBS Leader - Lean F/M in Barcelona, Spain

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.

Goal of the position:

The Corporate DBS Leader is responsible for promoting and facilitating the successful implementation of the Danaher Business System (DBS) at Danaher operating companies (OpCos), allowing those sites to meet their Policy Deployment (PD) and Key Performance Indicator (KPI) targets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive targeted, sustainable improvement in QDCI (Quality, Delivery, Cost and Innovation) that is tied to Collaboration agreement and Daily Management (DM) by leveraging DBS tools, consulting skills, and utilizing the change management process

  • Assist site / company Leadership in the development of a DBS Roadmap (i.e., how to use the DBS tools to drive sustainable improvement in results)

  • Directly provide formal and informal DBS training

  • Be an active Leader and mentor in Daily Management reviews and action plan sessions (as appropriate)

  • Ensure proper selection and sustainment of kaizen events by complying with the kaizen process

  • Promote and facilitate diagnosis of workflow impediments and other wastes throughout the business, and provide expert counsel on appropriate DBS tools to eliminate them

  • Work to improve DBS facilitating and training skills by becoming a Certified Practitioner (CP) in DBS tools

This role will involve frequent travel for business and as such you must be able to travel accordingly.

Significant expertise in the following is required:

  • BS or BA Degree in Business or Engineering required

  • Demonstrated Mastery of Fundamental DBS tools (DM/VM, PSP, SW, TPI, 5S, VSM) and practitioner of domain (Lean, Growth, Leadership) tools

  • Significant practitioner experience in Operations and supply Chain (4+ years)

  • Able to think strategically and view the business from a general management standpoint

  • Very customer focused with strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • High energy individual that can handle conflict and difficult situations

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

  • With various manufacturing process technologies

  • In time and project management

This Leader must have a strong gemba-orientation (spend time and drive change at the ‘real place’ – where the ‘value happens’).

At Danaher we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, remote working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a remote work arrangement in which you can work remotely from your home. Additional information about this remote work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Danaher can provide.

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.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.

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