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Danaher Corporation Senior Project Manager - Global Operations in Chaska, Minnesota

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The Sr. Project Manager for Beckman Coulter Diagnostics is responsible for driving and implementing pivotal initiatives, running regional and/or global projects/programs, and giving to building the future Global Ops Project Management Office infrastructure and team.

The Senior Project Manager will have responsibility for the management of major operations projects/programs. This includes product line facility transfers, new or modify existing facility footprints and the implementation of new technology and IT solutions.

This position is an integral part of the Global Operations PMO team and will be located in Chaska, MN. This role reports to the Sr. Director of Strategy & PMO Global Operations.

If you thrive in a dynamic operations environment and to build a world-class and fast-growing, evolving PMO space with global, cross-functional teams—read on!

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Take ownership of the full project life cycle-successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for one to two major or several minor/medium projects simultaneously

  • Establish and drive the achievement of Project and Portfolio KPIs through the adoption of Danaher Business Systems tools (Visual Project Management, Daily Management etc.).

  • Demonstrate intuition for business to support how solutions will address project goals

  • Ensure that projects/programs are proceeding according to scope, schedule, budget, and quality standards

  • Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating collaboration, innovation, and excellence.

  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations to various audiences, including project team, sponsors, steering team, and executive-level key partners.

  • Participate in the development, implementation, and continuous improvement on standard methodologies and tools for project execution, portfolio management, and talent development for PMO.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Minimum of 14 years (with Bachelor's)/12 Years (With Masters) experience in an operations environment (manufacturing, supply chain, or logistics and distribution)

  • Minimum of 8 years Project Management experience leading large sophisticated projects and Project management trained/qualified (e.g PMP certification or equivalent)

  • Global business knowledge and influence – understand different cultures and approaches and is able to lead, follow, work and influence at all levels and in all functions of the organization

  • Lean manufacturing (related) training/experience required.

  • Proven ability to mentor and facilitate PMs and project teams with varying levels of PM competence. Is able to take tough decisions around people and can quickly build effective teams in a global matrixed organization

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

  • Change Management Certification desired (Prosci/ADKAR or Other)

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