Danaher Corporation Advanced Automation Technician Engineering - 18 Month FTC in Clare, Ireland

Danaher Company Description
Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems, found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world, produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on all seven continents. For 80 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples’ lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care.

Beckman Coulter 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 or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits. We think you'll like what you see.

If you believe your education and experience are in line with the position description and qualifications referred to above, and are motivated, energetic, and looking for a new and exciting opportunity, please submit your resume online at the URL below or atwww.beckmancoulter.com.

Beckman Coulter is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


We are looking for great talent, for future opportunities. This is an evergreen / pipeline position, to help us proactively identify potential candidates for future openings

Title: Advanced Automation Technician Manufacturing/Process Engineering (18 month FTC – commencing January/February 2019)

Career Band: T4

Department: Engineering

Location: Clare
Reporting to: Supervisor Manufacturing Process Engineering


  • Provide Engineering support to the Production Departments to ensure that hourly targets are met by completing maintenance work and performing Equipment problem resolution.
  • Minimise downtime on Equipment, through fast response, effective root cause analysis and good problem solving techniques.
  • Liaise with production supervisor / Senior Engineer to understand equipment down priorities.
  • Effective analysis and elimination of recurring equipment problems.
  • Identify, quantify, implement and present on equipment continuous improvement projects.
  • Expedite the implementation of PM schedules.
  • Setup and co-ordination of calibration schedules
  • Initiate and complete Engineering Change controls
  • Responsible for replenishing spare parts and continuous improvement of Spare Parts system.
  • Generation of handovers and keeping of accurate records.
  • Handling issues related to Environmental Health & safety. Ensure compliance to all standards.
  • Continuous improvement of production and output.
  • Application of DBS tools (Lean techniques) towards the continuous improvement of safety, quality, delivery and productivity.

    Provide support to FATs, Installation of new equipment and facility services.

Education/ Experience:

  • Technical Diploma or degree and has 5 years maintenance experience in a highly automated industrial environment.
  • Ability to work on own initiative with minimum supervision.
  • Experience of PLC programming & electrical control systems.
  • Quality assurance, cGMP / FDA QSR / ISO regulations * Previous experience in some of the following: pneumatics; PLC’s; instrumentation; hydraulics; Vision systems.
  • A good knowledge of electronics and software controlled systems.
  • Strong structured / logical problem solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication / presentation skills.
  • Experience in identifying and leading continuous improvement projects.

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 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% 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: Engineering
Primary Location: EMEA-Western Europe-Ireland-M-Clare
Req ID: BEC013234