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Danaher Corporation Staff Project Manager-Hybrid 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.

As the Staff Project Manager NPD, you’ll actively participate in the development of new products, collaborating with Senior Staff Project Management to ensure compatibility with current and future manufacturing processes and capabilities.

Together, you’ll lead and coordinate operations-related activities required for the transfer of new products to routine production such as daily management, pilot lot builds, production scale-up, process development/optimization, technology transfer, process validation, test method validation, and costing.

You’ll also partner with R&D team to assess manufacturability throughout the Innovation Development Process of new immunoassay reagent products and conduct Design for Manufacturability (DFM) review meetings routinely. Other responsibilities include serve as a technical liaison for other departments with regards to new product introduction activities, i.e. bill of materials, reference material, reagent formulation, and standard operating procedures.

You will be an integral part of the New Product Development Operations and report to the Sr Manager. This will be a Hybrid role located within driving distance of Chaska, MN

If you thrive in a cross-functional, influencing team role and want to work to build a world-class Reagents Manufacturing organization—read on!

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop and maintain production documentation

  • Apply technical knowledge to troubleshoot assay design challenges encountered during the course of assay development, clinical validation, or manufacturing validation.

  • Maintain substantial and current knowledge of validation and process control requirements

  • Build action plans and optimally delegate tasks to cross-functional team members

  • Experience delegating work to others or familiarity with managing direct reports

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 9+ years of related work experience OR, Master’s with 7+ years OR, Doctoral degree with 4+ years of related work experience

  • Experience owning bowler metrics and lean concepts, i.e. daily visual management, Gemba, etc.

  • Experience in crafting standard work and improving processes

  • Experience in project management through leading a cross-functional team

  • Experience with Quality System Regulations, Oracle and EDMS, and supply chain management

It’s a plus if you also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree Chemistry, Biochemistry or Life Science

  • Experience in immunoassay, medical device, or diagnostics development

  • Familiarity working cross-site

Beckman Coulter, a Danaher company, 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, paid time off, or 401K savings plans our programs give to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits at danaherbenefitsinfo.com. We believe you’ll like what you see.

Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 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.