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Danaher Corporation Technical Product Service Lead with Sea-Bird Scientific in Bellevue, Washington

A wholly owned subsidiary of the Water Platform of Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR), Sea-Bird Scientific ( www.seabird.com ) is the world’s largest developer and manufacturer of products for the measurement of salinity, temperature, pressure, dissolved oxygen, fluorescence, nutrients and related oceanographic parameters in marine waters. These tools are used around the world by ocean researchers, resource managers, and key industries engaged in offshore exploration and ocean resource utilization. Our customers include research institutes, ocean observing programs, national and local government agencies, oil companies, engineering firms, environmental consulting businesses, and navies throughout the world. Want to help us in our mission?

We offer an entrepreneurial environment that is team-centered, customer-driven, quality-focused, and growth-oriented. Working at Sea-Bird Scientific gives you access to a robust career development process and challenging stretch opportunities.

We are currently seeking to hire a Service Lead . Reporting to the Service Supervisor, this role will be responsible for mentoring and coaching Service Technicians I, II, and III while supporting the Service Department goal of delivering impeccable quality on time. The Service Department and this Lead role provides high quality repair and preventive maintenance services for Sea-Bird Scientific equipment.

Our ideal candidate will have a strong focus on continuous improvement, being able to identify systemic problems and implement sustained corrective actions through the coaching and mentoring of a team of 10 technicians. Most importantly, this role will require the aptitude and aspiration to LEAD. Although the technicians in the service team do not directly report to this role, you will use influence and leadership skills!

Essential Functions:

  • Help support a teamwork-oriented culture to ensure that all service to customer- or company-owned equipment is completed correctly according to specification, efficiently, and on time

  • Lead the work of associates in the department, including but not limited to developing priorities and setting work schedules

  • Use lean manufacturing concepts to help plan and execute continuous process improvements

  • Communicate effectively and maintain positive relationships with colleagues and associates

  • Demonstrate understanding of electronic theory and mechanical aptitude to troubleshoot, and/or repair instrumentation and components

  • Understand and teach departmental Key Performance Indicators

  • Develop and maintain Standard Work, daily management routines and goals, and cross-training matrix

  • Perform complex circuit board repairs that may include soldering, wiring, replacement of inoperative electrical and/or mechanical parts

Qualification Requirements:

  • 2-year technical degree or equivalent work experience

  • 5+ years of related work experience

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Oracle, and Workday

  • Ability to organize and manage time efficiently and effectively

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively lead a team

  • Excellent attention to detail, and ability to perform precise procedures consistently

  • Demonstrated working level of mechanical aptitude

  • Ability to read and interpret advanced drawings, schematic and wiring diagrams

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of and ability to solder

  • Ability to learn and use scientific and/or plotting software

  • Able to problem solve, brainstorm, and provide corrective action

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.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 202.419.7762 or applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.