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Danaher Corporation Manager Production Operations in Carlsbad, 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 significant 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 Manager-Production Operations for Beckman Coulter Diagnostics is responsible for leading the Diagnostics Reagents production team to deliver products with High Quality and on time.

This position is an integral part of the Diagnostics Manufacturing team and will be located in Carlsbad, California. You will report to the Director of West Coast Operations, responsible for Reagents and Hardware manufacturing.

If you thrive in a multifunctional and fast-paced role and want to work to build a world-class Manufacturing Organization —read on.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Ensures safe processes and actions, sustains proactive hazard identification programs.

  • Mentor & develops both hourly & salaried associates. Maintain flexible workforce of both regular & temporary employees.

  • Utilizes problem solving techniques to implement both containment & root cause countermeasures.

  • Strives for external quality levels of >95% FPY. Owns quality in area by utilizing QSB including documentation & follow-up, internal quality improvement & scrap reduction. Maintains procedures in an ISO & regulated environment.

  • Act as Kaizen champion for team. Drives team to identify & implement improvement opportunities in lead time & manufacturing costs.

  • Partners with support teams including Technical Operations, Supply Chain, Product Engineering, Finance & Maintenance.

  • Manages both direct & indirect costs in the value stream.

    The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 9+ years of experience OR Master’s degree with 7+ years of experience

  • Proven knowledge/usage with lean tools: Value Stream Mapping, Standard Work, 5S, Kanban & Practical Problem Solving

  • Ability to work and influence supporting functions of the organization, including effective coaching and mentoring skills.

  • Good analytical skills, and extensive knowledge of analytical tools (Oracle OBI, Business Objects).

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

  • Certified Practitioner in DBS fundamentals (Standard Work, Daily Management, and Value Stream Mapping).

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 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.