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Danaher Corporation Manufacturing Chemist l in Golden, Colorado

Phenova is a leading reference materials provider in the fields of environmental monitoring, water quality, water treatment, food and beverage quality control, and cannabis testing. We operate leading proficiency testing programs and manufacture high precision certified reference materials for instrument calibration and control. As a subsidiary of Phenomenex focused on providing high quality chemical reference materials for the analytical laboratory, one of our primary objectives is to help scientists improve global health and well-being.

GENERAL SUMMARY:The Manufacturing Chemist position will work with Management, the Chemistry Operations Group, and the Service Quality Group, to continuously monitor, evaluate, revise and improve work procedures, processes, and systems to ensure best practices that result in a safe work environment, improved productivity and the highest level of quality for manufactured products in our industry.

The individual in filling this role will be a champion for product quality in the organization, understand how the quality of our manufactured products impacts our customers and will ensure that product quality for all finished goods exceeds customer expectations. The individual will be responsible for manufacturing, packaging and labeling of products, data review and continuous improvement objectives associated with those products, as well as product preparation, glassware cleaning, monitoring of equipment, record keeping, and other general laboratory duties and tasks as necessary.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Understand the manufacturing procedure for each product

  • Identify conditions that hinder the production of all products in a manner that is efficient, effective, and ensures the highest level of safety and quality

  • Evaluate and continuously improve procedures to drive gains in productivity and product quality

  • Ensure that work procedures and SOP’s are continuously updated to reflect best practices and are followed properly and consistently

  • Assist in the development of new work procedures and SOP’s as new products are developed and commercialized

  • Ensure interdepartmental communication related to changes or revisions in work procedures and SOP’s

  • Cross-train with colleagues on manufacturing procedures to achieve a high level of competency in the manufacturing of all products

  • Understand and apply the company’s Quality System and ensure compliance with all quality system certifications and accreditations

  • Assist in regular internal quality audits and external quality audits

  • Work with the Safety Committee and team members to ensure a safe work environment and to monitor training requirements and adherence to safety policies

  • Perform routine calibration and maintenance of laboratory instrumentation, tools, and supplies

  • Participate in additional activities and responsibilities as required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or a related scientific discipline

  • Manufacturing and packaging experience, in a laboratory setting preferred

  • Knowledge of the principles and practice of laboratory quality assurance and quality control

  • Knowledge of laboratory safety practices and procedures

  • Attention to detail, a strong work ethic, and positive attitude

  • Ability to satisfactorily perform routine tasks accurately and promptly, working independently

  • The ability to work as part of a team and contribute to the progress of the company

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and data base applications

    • The hourly rate or salary range for this role is $32,000 - $50,000 . This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Colorado. This range may be modified in the future.

    • We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

    • Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; talk or hear. The employee must have the ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include ability to distinguish the nature of objects by using the eye.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Employees are responsible for performing their duties in an environment that is free from discrimination, intimidation, coercion or harassment, including sexual harassment. Work is performed primarily indoors in an office, laboratory, or warehouse setting; wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. The noise level in the work environment is typically low to moderate; higher level of noise may be prevalent in laboratories or warehouse settings. While performing the duties of this position, the employee may be required to travel or work necessary overtime.

SAFETY:

Assists in the creation of a culture of safety and environmental protection by performing work safely in accordance with company and departmental safety procedures. Employee may be exposed to hazards or hazardous materials requiring use of personal protective equipment to prevent exposure. Operates equipment safely and reports any unsafe work conditions or practice to supervisor. If there is an accident or near miss, they must report it to their supervisor immediately.

MATERIALS HANDLED:

  • Chemicals: Yes/No

  • Biologicals: Yes/No

  • Hazardous Waste: Yes/No

  • Radiation: Yes/No

    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 is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

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 require all US and Puerto Rico employees to be vaccinated against COVID–19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

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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