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Danaher Corporation Operations Intern - Danaher Summer Internship Porgram in Chaska, Minnesota

Danaher is a global science and technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life around the world through our shared purpose of “Helping Realizing Life’s Potential.” Our family of world class brands have unparalleled leadership positions in some of the most demanding and attractive industries. Our team of over 70,000 associates around the globe is united by a powerful business system which serves as our ultimate competitive advantage. In 2022, we generated $22.3 billion in revenue, earned a spot on the Fortune 150 list and over the past 20 years, our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by nearly 2,800 percent – Danaher is where great people do extraordinary things! Our quiet quest to expand and build high-performing businesses across a variety of industries requires top-notch students that seek a challenging career path.

Our consistent success is the direct result of our people and the Danaher Business System (DBS). DBS has evolved from a collection of manufacturing improvement tools into a philosophy, set of values and series of management processes that collectively define who we are and how we do what we do. Today, our DBS tools are designed to help us excel in areas of GROWTH, LEADERSHIP and LEAN.

Danaher associates are pursuing a focused strategy aimed at building businesses that matter within five (4) strategic platforms: Water Quality, Life Sciences, Diagnostics, and Product Identification.

Summer Internship Program:

At Danaher – one of our core values is “The Best Team Wins”. Interns with Danaher will be tasked to work on projects that deliver real results, and impact one of the many operating companies we operate. As an intern, you will assume responsibility on challenging projects and see them through from strategy to implementation. Each internship assignment is a 12-week program that also includes one week of DBS training as well as exposure to Kaizen practices and principals. The program culminates with a report-out presentation to a group of leaders and Executives from across the many operating companies and Danaher. Successful interns will be extended full time employment offers at the end of the summer.

Interns at Danaher will have the opportunity to excel across a number of functions and roles, below are the functions along with a high level overview of projects that have been completed in the past:

  • Supply Chain

  • Investigate, develop/modify and propose a new Material Shortage Report process, including Standard Work documents

  • Operations Engineering (Manufacturing, Industrial, Mechanical, Biomedical)

  • Investigate, identify, compile, and present next generation manufacturing line including product flow, material storage, utilities supply, and site layout

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in engineering (industrial, mechanical, manufacturing, electrical, computer, software or biomedical)

  • Undergraduate degree in business (supply chain) or related field of study

  • Will have completed Sophomore or Junior years of study

  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and leadership skills

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 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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