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Danaher Corporation Senior Manufacturing Engineer in Chaska, Minnesota

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 meaningful 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 Senior Manufacturing Engineer for Beckman Coulter Diagnostics is responsible for determining the optimal manufacturing methods and processes for producing company products from start-up to building the product line through satisfactory production.

This position is an integral part of our hardware manufacturing engineering team located in Chaska, MN, and will be an onsite role. Within our team, we strive to deliver high-quality products on time, using our Danaher Business tools to solve problems and consistently improve our processes. At Beckman Coulter Chaska, our vision is to advance healthcare for every person.

You will be a part of the manufacturing engineering team and report to the Process Engineering Manager responsible for quality and manufacturing process support. If you thrive in a collaborative role and want to work to build a world-class manufacturing organization—read on.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Make continuous improvements and develop manufacturing process solutions that improve quality, delivery, and cost to customers by minimizing downtime and rework due to quality and/or obsolescence issues

  • Solve technical issues by identifying root cause(s) and identifying both short-term and long-term countermeasures

  • Designs and develops poka-yoke methods/fixtures within manufacturing process to improve quality and delivery

  • Creates action plans that are used to ensure on-time completion of projects

  • Creates and updates Manufacturing work instructions and validates manufacturing processes and equipment

  • Initiates engineering change orders and documentation changes while meeting corporate quality systems standards. Ability to coordinate changes cross-functionally with planning, purchasing, supplier quality, development, regulatory, and manufacturing

  • Ensures company, industry, and regulatory standards are met

    The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering with 5+ years of related experience OR a Master's degree in Engineering with 3+ years of related experience OR a Doctorate

  • Experience with design change processes (ECOs/DCOs), with the ability to communicate design intent, risks, risk mitigations, and impact through dFMEAs/pFMEAs

  • Proven experience leading technical projects

  • Demonstrated troubleshooting skills

  • CAD (2D or 3D) experience

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

  • Experience in a GMP-regulated environment

  • Electrical Engineering Degree/Experience

  • Statistically Savvy – DOE, and use of JMP or Minitab

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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