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Danaher Corporation Manufacturing Engineer in Duncan, South Carolina

Find what drives you on a team with a more than 70-year history of discovery, determination, and innovation. As a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, Pall Corporation thrives on helping our customers protect people. Our products serve a wide range of markets, so if your interests lie along the spectrum of Life Sciences to Industrial, you’ll find a rewarding role here. For the exponentially curious, Pall is a place you can thrive and amplify your impact on the world.

Pall is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

Position Overview

Manufacturing Engineers (ME) support the manufacturing associates, equipment, and processes to ensure products meet the required specifications. ME’s are vital to improving the safety of our associates, quality, delivery, and cost of our products through monitoring manufacturing processes and implementing robust solutions. As an ME, you will be responsible for creating and maintaining clear work instructions, routers, and other supporting documentation to ensure every aspect of production (assembly, testing, etc.) is properly completed to meet the product specifications. Successful ME’s enjoy challenging processes, can quickly identify process waste, and break down problems to discover the improvement opportunities. ME's are also responsible for adhering to the strict regulatory bodies, quality standards, product characteristics and product design integrity.

Job Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain all process documents (including routings, procedures, testing processes, standard work, etc.) to ensure manufacturing is performed safely and meets the documented quality specifications

  • Design and implement fixtures, jigs, and tooling to support production and improve safety, quality and delivery of our products

  • Problem solve process breakdowns, equipment malfunctions, and/or product non-conformances - specifically documenting why problem occurred and implementing countermeasures to ensure problem does not reoccur

  • Problem solving and dispositioning non-conforming materials (scrap, use-as-is, rework, etc.)

  • Identify process improvements to combat excessive process variation/signals, waste, downtime, process deficiencies, operator training gaps, preventative maintenance opportunities, and/or issues to cell design

  • Plan, manage, and direct projects, proposals, tests, and evaluations

  • Identify, participate in, and lead Kaizen events that drive process improvements – specifically to improve safety, quality, delivery (Lead Time) and cost of manufacturing

  • Implement Lean Manufacturing and Statistical Process Control concepts and initiatives.

  • Participates on New Product Introduction Team and is responsible for the transfer of new products from development into production

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Process Engineering preferred)

  • Minimum of two (2) years experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Understanding of current manufacturing processes and best practices (equipment, robotics, non-conformance procedures, etc.)

  • Experience building, updating, and changing manufacturing routings and work instructions

  • Proficient in MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

  • Knowledge of production control/ERP Systems

  • Experience with lean manufacturing tools and methodologies (Standard Work, SMED, TPM, 5S, etc.)

  • Experience identifying and implementing improvements to processes, fixtures, jigs, and tooling

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience in electronics and machine maintenance

  • Experience in a cleanroom environment

  • SAP experience (specifically in manufacturing environment)

  • Ability to view and manipulate CAD drawings (AutoCAD or other)

Position Competencies

  • Frequent standing, sitting, bending, twisting, lifting and/or walking for extended periods.

  • May be required to lift up-to 40 pounds daily

  • Ability to work in a cleanroom environment (>50% of the time)

  • Gemba biased – likes to see issues on shop floor and be hands on with production associates

  • Keen eye for quality – ensuring that products meet specifications, and team is compliant with all policies and procedures

  • Understanding of production operations, equipment, and technology

  • Ability to identify and implement process improvements under minimal supervision

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills – able to communicate effectively to all levels of the organization (from shop floor associates to plant and operations leadership)

  • Ability to research, brainstorm, and implement creative or novel solutions

  • Demonstrated leadership of small teams (up to 6 associates) in problem solving/root cause and corrective action development and/or kaizen events

  • Ability to multitask and problem solve

  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills

  • Comfortable handling ambiguity and creating detailed action plans to tackle broad directions or problems

  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skill

  • Must be willing to support off-shifts as required (including evenings, nights, and/or weekends) to meet company goals

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 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.

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 202.419.7762 or applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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.

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