Danaher Corporation Danaher Business System Leader - Continuous Improvement in Carlsbad, California
Danaher Company Description
At Radiometer, our mission is to help caregivers make diagnostic decisions that save lives. To provide caregivers the insight and confidence that help them arrive at the right diagnostic decisions – decisions that in the end help save lives.
On a yearly basis millions of lives are touched by the information our solutions provide and that’s a fact, we take very seriously; the more critical the setting, the greater the requirements are and that’s why we’ve made it our vision to improve global healthcare with reliable, fast and easy patient diagnoses.
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Our people At Radiometer, we acknowledge that the information our products provide is often the difference between life and death; an acknowledgement that drives and unites us as a company. From biotech and software specialists to financial controllers and engineers, all 3200 colleagues are committed and dedicated to help realize life’s potential.
If you aspire to be part of a purpose, performance and values driven organization whose mission and vision guide every action, we are eager to hear from you.
Radiometer offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives.
Radiometer 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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A DBSL is responsible for promoting and facilitating the successful implementation of the Danaher Business System (DBS) at the SenDx/Radiometer Carlsbad, CA and Minneapolis, MN locations, allowing the sites to meet their Policy Deployment (PD) and Key Performance Indicator (KPI) targets. In addition to DBS Tool / Kaizen leadership, this position is also responsible for developing and leading the efforts to achieve “site-sustainability” with in-house DBS leadership capability through matching up the identification of critical tools (current & future needs) with the identification of qualified/potential candidates, in line with business needs and personnel development plans.
The DBSL is expected to attend KPI and critical Daily Management meetings to identify and help resolve impactful issues and achieve desired objectives. The ideal candidate will coach, develop, and train, but also LEAD the implementation of DBS tools where appropriate…(“push” vs. waiting to be “pulled” for support). They should act as a Business Owner. * Drive targeted, sustainable improvement in QDCI (Quality, Delivery, Cost and Innovation) that is tied to Policy Deployment (PD) and Daily Management (DM) by leveraging DBS tools, consulting skills, and 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 and coaching * Facilitate other DBS training sessions when appropriate (other trainers and consultants from Danaher, Shingijutsu or other). * Be an active Leader in PD and Daily Management reviews (as appropriate) * Help Danaher continue the evolution of the DBS tools (main contact here is DBS Office or DBSO). * 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 * Improve DBS training and facilitation skills by pursuing certification in DBS tools (MBB process for self and others). * Promote and facilitate associate development in various DBS tools and kaizen leadership. * Evaluate and approve Associates for MBB certification. * Benchmark and incorporate best practices from other Danaher locations.
* Bachelor’s degree required. Preferred Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, manufacturing, or related discipline, willing to consider alternate Bachelor Degree programs with relevant experience in excess of the requirement below. * Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in Operations or Project / Program Management discipline * Lean manufacturing (related) training required. Solid knowledge and demonstrated understanding of Toyota Productions System and methodologies such as: A3 Development and Management, Process Flow Mapping, Value Stream Mapping, 5S/Visual Factory, TPM, QCO-SMED, Standard Work, Process Problem Solving, Built In Quality, Just In Time, and Kaizen/Continuous Improvement. * Extensive Gemba based continuous improvement based tools/techniques. * Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to integrate safety requirements with lean manufacturing and practices. * Proficiency with personal computer applications, required (Excel, Word, Visio, MS Project and Power Point). * Superior and demonstrated leadership, team building, communication, presentation, interpersonal, and coaching skills. * Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a fast paced and changing environment with multiple priorities and drive results. * Ability to mentor and facilitate lean culture change in an environment with varying acceptance. * Preferable to have an understanding of GMP for Medical Devices FDA 21 CFR Part 820 Quality System Regulation and ISO 13485 Medical Devices – Quality Management Systems or experience working in a regulated industry * Strong analytical skills and applied knowledge of Problem Solving * 3-5 years of applied lean / continuous improvement experience * Proven ability to collaborate in a team environment * Demonstrated presentation and facilitation ability
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 applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% 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.
Job Function: Continuous Process Improvement (DBS)
Primary Location: North America-North America-United States-CA-Carlsbad
Req ID: RAD001673