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Danaher Corporation Senior Process Engineering Manager in Carlsbad, California

At Radiometer/SenDx, we provide powerful acute care diagnostic solutions based on a belief that a flawless relationship between people and technology is essential. Our diverse community of colleagues, work and collaborate with healthcare professionals and hospitals around the world to continuously improve the diagnostic experience and patient outcomes.

We promise that whatever comes next, we make sure life comes first!

We are looking for a Senior Process Engineering Manager to lead all aspects of the process engineering team supporting all value streams. The successful candidate will provide management, direction, and staff development in a high-paced manufacturing environment and will use troubleshooting, data analysis and problem-solving techniques to improve plant efficiencies. This individual will develop, recommend, and implement improvements to production processes, materials, methods, and controls.

All the responsibilities we will trust you with:

  • Drive continuous improvement activities in quality, cycle times, yields, machine availability through lean techniques (DBS) and value engineering to improve the capability of existing processes and remove waste

  • Support Value Streams in the resolution of high priority production and quality issues

  • Work with the Quality team to identify and resolve systemic quality issues

  • Identify and support capital equipment investment

  • Drive functional excellence of the team while recruiting, mentoring, and developing staff as master problem solvers

  • Review production data (product performance, process capability, product cost, etc.) and compare to industry standards, customer expectations, and competitors.

  • Collaborate with R&D Engineering to gain and provide needed support

  • Define, establish, monitor, and report key performance metrics to meet key goals and manufacturing objectives including ensuring manufacturing capacity meets established plan

  • Develop staffing plans, assign projects, and balance workloads

Your knowledge and expertise that matters most:

  • 10+ years of Engineering experience

  • 5+ years of hands-on engineering management experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Manufacturing, Process Engineering, or Engineering field (Electrical, Chemical, Mechanical or Materials Science)

  • Strong analytical, statistical, and problem-solving skills and proficiency performing and implementing Design of Experiments (DOE’s), Statistical Process Control (SPC), Value Stream Mapping (VSM), Ishikawa Diagrams, optimization, and other systematic tools

  • Ability to analytically evaluate data and information, use dynamic problem-solving methods and implement solutions

  • Ability to apply standards and codes published by such authorities as the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requirements preferred

  • Strong interpersonal skills used to effectively and efficiently communicate with varying levels within the organization and interact with customers and external business professionals

  • Strong program and project management, leadership, team building, and mentoring skills.

  • Ability to drive business relevant projects and ensure a positive impact for customers

  • Experience with Automated and Semi-Automated assembly preferred

  • Quality Management System experience preferred

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.

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