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Danaher Corporation Value Stream Leader 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.

Job Responsibilities

  • Own daily management of operational metrics at the Value Stream level

  • Drive proactive safety observations and 4E – provide training as required

  • Prioritize safety daily – ensuring associates can stay safe while performing daily functions

  • Identify and investigate any unsafe situations – with focus on implementing robust countermeasures to reduce or eliminate the risk

  • Comply with and monitor 5S in the workplace

  • Complete routine audits at cadence to improve team performance

  • Confirm quality is evident in daily work – delivering high quality product that meets all customer and quality specifications

  • Ensure the team works according to regulatory guidelines - providing coaching to earn and retain ISO and other regulatory certifications

  • Identify, coach and implement quality improvements to reduce scrap and improve customer critical to quality metrics

  • Accountable for daily schedule meeting rate and On-Time Delivery (OTD) requirements

  • Strategically work with planning department and associates to improve efficiencies

  • Ensure compliance to First-In First-Out (FIFO) drive inventory turns

  • Oversee value stream operations to ensure all inventory is accounted for and following correct processes

  • Owns problem solving around headcount vs. output to ensure we can hit delivery schedule while optimizing cost

  • Lead (directly or indirectly) the team to implement labor cost reduction projects and process improvements

  • Hold team accountable to hourly output expectations, collaborate to ensure downtime is resolved immediately and apply permanent counter measures where applicable

  • Ensure bottleneck operations OEE is captured and used to drive improvement

  • Owning Daily Management (SQDIP) – ensuring metrics and targets align with business/plant objectives

  • Leading Problem-Solving Process (PSP) to understand gaps in value stream (and cell) performance

  • Identifying waste and trends from daily management to develop Kaizen charters

  • Participating, leading, and facilitating kaizen events

  • Supporting and/or leading DBS initiatives, champion projects which increase the overall efficiency of the manufacturing operation

  • Seizing the opportunities to train and develop your team in the DBS tools

  • Take ownership of driving diversity and inclusion (D&I), including regular meetings around engagement action plans, advocating for associate resource groups, and other initiatives

  • Drive the cross-training associates to ensure labor capacities meet required workload and minimize risk of downtime due to skill sets

  • Coordinate training schedules and support advancements

  • Provide timely mentoring and discipline when required

  • Completing time & attendance regularly – ensuring employee time-off and work schedules allows for deliveries to be met

  • Hiring and onboarding of new associates – including training when required

  • Preparing and delivering yearly performance evaluations (including performance and development goals)

  • Leveraging organizational talent assessment (OTA) to access employee potential and to ensure talent pipeline is healthy

  • Driving Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) within the organization so every associate feels motivated and comfortable coming into work everyday

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, or Management (Engineering preferred - Chemical, Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial or Materials Science)

  • Minimum of three (3) years of manufacturing supervisory experience including involvement and knowledge of operations, supply chain, planning, receiving, shipping, and material flow

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Basic knowledge of accounting and financial practices in an operations/manufacturing environment

  • Computer proficiency– MS Office (Outlook, Excel, etc.) & ERP Systems (SAP a plus)

  • Experience working in a 24/7 environment (managing 3 shifts)

  • Familiarity leading and facilitating lean manufacturing Kaizen events (Daily Management, Value Stream Mapping, SMED, Standard Work, etc.)

  • Experience in a regulated environment (ISO, FDA, or otherwise)

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 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.

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