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Danaher Corporation Senior Design Engineer in Chaska, Minnesota

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The Senior Design Engineer for Beckman Coulter Diagnostics is responsible for leading design changes from ideation to active project status. This position will technically vet project ideas by identifying and defining requirements, performance analysis, prototyping, and testing. This entails developing action plans for the technical phase of projects, working multi-functionally, and using engineering standard methodologies to ensure performance and reliability requirements are met. The individual in this role should also have had previous design control experience to help lead the team through major design reviews (DIR, DOR, DVR, and DTR). This is a position that can use creative ideas by working with suppliers, other specialists, and using prototyping techniques to measure design effectiveness.

This position is an integral part of the Hardware Sustaining Engineering team and will be located in Chaska, MN. This team manages End-of-Life for and is responsible for Value Engineering for legacy products.

You will report to the Senior Manager of Sustaining Engineering responsible for ensuring direct material savings goals. If you thrive in a design-focused role and want to work in building a world-class organization—read on.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Use 3D modeling, tolerance analysis, prototyping, and feasibility testing.

  • Lead Kaizens and workshops to find opportunities for cost savings.

  • Use Danaher Business Systems (DBS) to manage projects, tackle problems solve, and identify process improvements.

  • Track, communicate, and report on the status of projects.

  • Analyze technical risks and present design concepts to a technical review board for feedback.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, preferably Mechanical Engineering.

  • Experience: 5+ years with a BA, 3+ years with a MA, or 0-2 years with a Ph.D.

  • Experience with machine design, instrumentation, manufacturing, and service processes.

  • Experience with project management, problem-solving, and continuous improvement processes.

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

  • Danaher Business Systems (DBS) or other lean manufacturing systems

  • CAPA and design changes in a regulated environment are highly desired

Beckman Coulter offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates’ and their families’ lives. Whether it’s a health care program, retirement savings plans, or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits at danaherbenefitsinfo.com. We believe you’ll like what you see.

At Danaher, we’re driven by a sense of wonder for what we can create—and what we can become. Here, you’ll accelerate your career while driving innovation that improves lives. You’ll work hard, with mentorship from committed leaders, powerful DBS tools, and the support of a global organization.

If you’d like to learn more, read stories from our associates on our Careers Blog (https://jobs.danaher.com/global/en/blog) or contact one of our recruiters.

Individuals who need reasonable accommodations because of a disability for the employment process should call 202-419-7762 or email applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.

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