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Danaher Corporation Director Beckman Coulter Diagnostics Innovation DBSL - REMOTE in Brea, California

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 Director of Innovation DBS is responsible for driving global DBS capability and continuous improvement. The role is a key partner to the President and to the Business Unit SVP/GM’s to develop both long- and short-term DBS strategies to drive the DBS Innovation processes and tools associated with Strategic Innovation Review and Product Planning Group as well as individual new product development programs.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Implement Danaher Innovation Playbook across BEC Dx to assess organization skills/capabilities.

  • Develop DBS Road Map Drive and Action plan to drive organization maturity.

  • Implement and sustain Danaher Innovation processes and tools including Strategic Innovation Review and Product Planning Group.

  • Directly provide formal and informal DBS training and coaching and facilitate other DBS training sessions when appropriate.

  • Be an active Leader in VPM installation, Kaizen’s, PSPs and Daily Management reviews (as appropriate)

  • Ensure successful kaizen events by installing and ensuring compliance to the kaizen process (includes; (1) planning of kaizens with a dynamic funnel process tied to PD and Daily Management, (2) kaizen execution and (3) sustainment of kaizens).

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

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • BS or BA Degree in Business, Science or Engineering and 20+ years of experience in Product Development OR a Master’s Degree and 18+ years of Product Development experience.

  • Significant Innovation DBS practitioner experience

  • Project management and process improvement experience

  • Ability to travel up to 50% domestic and international

Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

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 require all US and Puerto Rico employees to be vaccinated against COVID–19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

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.