Danaher Corporation Staff Manufacturing Scientist in Chaska, Minnesota

Danaher Company Description
At Beckman Coulter, we are dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory. For more than 80 years, we have been a trusted partner for laboratory professionals, helping to advance scientific research and patient care. We do challenging work on a global scale, and are invested in growing our associates’ careers. We embrace continuous improvement, and are passionate about moving science and healthcare forward.

We have a vital role at Beckman Coulter: our focus on innovation, reliability and efficiency has led us to become the partner of choice for clinical, research and industrial customers all over the world.

Beckman Coulter is a Danaher company, operating in two industries: Diagnostics and Life Sciences.

Description
The Technical Operations department needs a Staff Manufacturing Scientist in the Failure Investigation area. This department is responsible for supporting our Manufacturing and Quality Control Departments as well as operations in general. Description o Lead multifunctional teams in determining root cause of immunoassay product performance and manufacturability issues. o Provide technical expertise, experimental design, execution, interpretation, and documentation to support investigations. o Lead multifunctional teams in designing and implementing corrective actions, preventative actions, defect reduction strategies, and defect detection tools as required to resolve issues and improve test methods/manufacturing processes. o Communicate investigation status reports, proposals for further investigation, etc. via oral and written reports. o Assess manufacturing processes and systems, and implement improvements aimed at performance, quality, and cost. o Acquire and demonstrate creative application of advanced technical and manufacturing knowledge.

Qualification
o Ideal candidate will have an advanced knowledge of immunoassays and have commercial assay development/support experience in an ISO/GMP environment. Knowledge of statistics, team leadership experience, and excellent verbal/written communication skills required. Six Sigma Black Belt certification desirable. Advanced degree (M.S. with 7 years’ experience; or Ph.D. with 4 years’ experience) desirable. Will also consider B.S. with 9 years’ experience o Strong interpersonal skills and leadership qualities. Demonstrated ability to motivate, influence, and gain commitment at all levels in the organization o Personifies Danaher values: Best Team Wins, Customers Talk – We Listen, Kaizen is our Way of Life, Innovation Defines our Future, We Compete for Shareholders. o High level of personal initiative and accountability – consistently delivers on commitments. o Results focused. Able to multi-task effectively with minimal level of direction. o Highly organized with attention to detail o Excellent communication skills – written and oral. Active listener. #LI-LM1.

Danaher Corporation Overview
Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Organization: Beckman Coulter - Diagnostics
Job Function: Science
Primary Location: North America-North America-United States-MN-Chaska
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: BEC010799