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Danaher Corporation Senior Technician Development Science 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 Development Senior Technician for Beckman Coulter Diagnostics will be responsible for completing assignments requiring independent thought, judgment, and initiative. Individual should require a limited degree of supervision for routine work and general instructions, with supervision, on new assignments. Individual should be able to assists in developing new techniques and procedures that lead to greater departmental efficiency. All work must also meet regulatory requirements and follow company policies and procedures

This position is part of the Clinical Chemistry & Immunoassay Research and Development Department located in Chaska, Minnesota and will be on-site. Teams in this department work together to integrate customer needs into the development process.

You will be a part of the Reagent Chemistry group and report to the Manager – Development Science responsible for development of immunoassays and reagents. If you thrive in a fast-paced role and want to work to build a world-class R&D organization—read on!

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Perform sample screening, processing, preparation, and organization of drawn and purchased samples.

  • Coordination of blood draws, including but not limited to donor registry, phlebotomy scheduling, and sample processing.

  • Participate in departmental operations support including material inventory tracking, instrument maintenance, and general laboratory operation and maintenance.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Associate’s degree in the life sciences (e.g., chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, or medical-related sciences) with 3 years of experience.

  • Written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interact effectively at all organizational levels and across different cultures.

  • Relevant experience and organization skills to help in the planning and independent execution of activities; ability to multi-task and complete unrelated process steps in a single day.

It would be a plus if you also possess:

  • Experience working in a laboratory setting, EHS, regulated environment


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.