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Danaher Corporation Supervisor Production Operations 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.

What you find at Beckman Coulter —and within yourself — might just change the world!

The Supervisor Production Operations for Beckman Coulter Diagnostics is responsible for managing daily operations of a manufacturing value stream, formal performance management for associates within a direct labor area, hiring, and staffing decisions. This role takes ownership for long-term development planning of manufacturing associates, staffing/resourcing, and prioritization of project work, and setting long-term objectives/goal planning.

This position is an integral part of the Pack Valuestream and will report to the Manager of Production Operations for the Pack Valuestream. It is located in Chaska, MN.

If you thrive in a multifunctional, leadership role and want to work to build a best-in-class manufacturing organization—read on!

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Assure compliance with FDA Quality System Regulations (QSR), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), and ISO regulatory requirements

  • Work directly and in coordination with cross-functional team members to tackle problems and implement lean manufacturing improvement ideas

  • Identify and recommend quality improvements including but not limited to production methods, equipment performance, product quality, and efficiencies

  • Approve design changes/assessment of manufacturability for new processes, and management of resources (both monetary and labor-related)

  • Train new team members on equipment operations and work procedures as needed

  • Complete appropriate paperwork, maintain accurate records of production and report status of work

  • Maintain organization and strategic training plan for the work area

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • High School degree with 8+ years’ experience, or bachelor’s degree with 5+ years’ experience, or master’s degree with 3+ years’ experience.

  • 1-2 years leading a team of 5+ directly or indirectly

  • Proficiency with Microsoft applications, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel and the basic Windows operating system

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

  • Medical device

  • Experience in a regulated industry preferred (e.g., FDA, ISO)

Working conditions

Our facilities are a heated, air-conditioned, and humidity-controlled production floor and /or clean room environment. Our buildings are modern, with employee accessible Wi-Fi, dedicated break, quiet, and collective spaces, and an on-campus cafeteria. We hold several employee appreciation events throughout the year. Our campus is located on Lake Hazeltine with walking trails between buildings. Our location is convenient to central Chaska and Chanhassen shops and restaurants, and we are a 25-minute drive from downtown Minneapolis.

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 require all US and Puerto Rico employees to be vaccinated against COVID–19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

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.