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Danaher Corporation Director, Manufacturing Operations 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.

Title: Director, Manufacturing Operations Location: Clare Reporting to: Site Leader BCI

The Director of manufacturing and operations will be responsible for providing leadership and oversight of the organization’s manufacturing and operations focusing on strategic planning, company-wide initiatives, goal-setting, and alignment through ongoing continuous improvement efforts to enhance quality, productivity, and efficiency. The Director will have primary responsibility to establish, communicate, and deploy a strategic plan for the manufacturing function to achieve world class operational Danaher best in class site.


Develop and deploy strategic manufacturing plans that includes manufacturing site capacity, technology, process capability/controls, and talent development that is aligned with operations objectives, quality objectives, product requirements, and business strategies. • Manages a team of approximately 200 team members, including 5 direct reports, to successfully execute operation excellence. • Ensure proactive engagement and representation of Manufacturing during product development cycles to ensure future products meet quality, service, and cost objectives. • Build relationships with the broader manufacturing organization and with Quality, HR, Finance and IT. • Provide solutions to root cause analysis investigations identified by quality, to non-conformances that are the direct result of manufacturing operations. • Ensure all products are manufactured according to specifications and safety and quality standards in most efficient manner. • Establish KPIs to ensure customer and company business needs are consistently achieved and provide timely information to executive management team to drive effective business strategies. • Develop, review and approve budgets throughout manufacturing operations to meet or exceed budget expectations as well as other key financial manufacturing performance goals; Ability to analyze P&L and balance sheet to achieve financial objectives. • Ensures compliance with applicable laws and regulations issued by OSHA, EPA, EEO, HAS and other regulatory agencies. • Drive performance management and talent development to create a high performance culture. • Support the overall facility manufacturing strategy, including capacity planning, make versus buy decisions, the technical development of manufacturing processes and establishment of cost, quality and delivery targets. • Partner with product development teams to ensure the right technology and processes to support new products and to drive seamless new product launches. • Help set and implement the vision for the factory of the future. • Create a culture committed to DBS & Continuous improvement • Other job duties as assigned.


• Bachelor degree with 14 years exp Or Master’s Degree/Doctoral Degree with 12 years exp • At least six years of manufacturing management experience. Prior Plant/Operations daily management, process development and organizational development experience in a Lean operations environment, required. • Three years’ experience in directly managing a multi-function unit to include but not limited to (manufacturing, supply chain, quality, logistics & facilities), required • Positive attitude and ability to work closely with entire leadership team to drive change continuous improvement and engagement throughout the organization • Ability to lead a team and drive development of team members across all areas of responsibility • Action oriented individual who is highly proactive at solving problems and obtaining results. • Proven track record of managing managers and individual contributors and driving both performance and employee engagement • Demonstrated success in developing and using Problem Solving Processes and Action Plans to achieve stretch goal targets. • Familiarity with various technical manufacturing processes. Comfortable in a high technology, high complexity manufacturing environment. • Lean/Six Sigma experience • Demonstrated success planning and managing manufacturing savings and inventory goals, highly desirable. • Demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in a team environment. • Excellent written, verbal, and computer skills. • Up to 40%-50% Travel required.

Diversity & Inclusion At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

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, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 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. Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.

Organization: Beckman Coulter - Diagnostics
Job Function: Manufacturing & Operations
Primary Location: EMEA-Western Europe-Ireland-M-Clare
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: BEC016371