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Danaher Corporation Senior Manufacturing/Process Engineer in El Dorado Hills, California

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The Senior Manufacturing/Process Engineer is responsible for developing the manufacturing line, planning for scale up to meet throughput requirements, selecting the equipment that will satisfy those requirements, validating the equipment, generating risk management documents, and coordinating with the manufacturing engineering group.

This position belongs to Microbiology Operating Company nested within Beckman Coulter and is located in West Sacramento, CA. At Microbiology as one of the world’s leading ID/AST companies, our vision is to ensure that every patient has access to the right antibiotic treatment at the right time. You will be an integral part of the New Product Development Operations team and report to the R&D Manager.

If you thrive in a fast-paced setting, working with multi-functional teams and inspiring change describes you - read on.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop new process workflows, write up functional requirements for new equipment including throughput, minimum quality levels, #of FTEs needed to run equipment, cost of consumables, cost of maintenance.

  • Identify candidate vendors, reviews bids, issues recommendations on equipment selection. Drafts CAR & financial justification for capital request.

  • Work with Manufacturing Engineering group for integration of new processes with existing processes, impact on existing operations, Facilities requirements and modifications.

  • Manage vendors during equipment build, commissioning, FAT, SAT, ECOs.

  • Maintain technical knowledge of equipment, supports maintenance and operations in the long-term to maintain equipment performance and improve it as identified.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Automation engineering experience, with microtiter plate processing desirable.

  • Experience with equipment validation, including writing and executing protocols, and risk management outputs.

  • Ability to write Work Instructions (SOIs), PMs, troubleshooting guides, train operators & maintenance staff

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with 5+years of proven experience, a Master’s degree in Engineering with 3+ years of experience, or a Doctoral degree in Engineering with 0-2 years of experience.

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

  • Working with microtiter plates

  • Lean manufacturing, six sigma, or related expertise

  • Coordinating a project with broad cross-functional input

Sacramento is filled with opportunities whether you like metropolitan, suburban or rural lifestyles the area has all options available. It has a reasonable cost of living, abundant sunshine and ethnic diversity. The greater area has professional sports, museums and entertainment options with a unique blend of history of the West, not to mention easy access to every outdoor activity possible from sun and sand to snow. Sitting in the Central Valley, the metro area is at the forefront of the farm-to-fork movement. Residents have access to an abundance of fresh, locally sourced foods from nearby farms, wineries and breweries.

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, 401K savings plans, or paid time off; our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits at danaherbenefitsinfo.com. We believe you’ll like what you see.

At Danaher, we’re driven by a sense of wonder for what we can create—and what we can become. Here, you’ll accelerate your career while driving innovation that improves lives. You’ll work hard, with mentorship from committed leaders, powerful DBS tools, and the support of a global organization.

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Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any of the employment process should call 202-419-7762 or email applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.

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