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Danaher Corporation Technical Lead- Inorganic in Golden, Colorado

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Analytical Chemist II/ Technical Lead

The Analytical Chemist II/ Technical lead position fulfills an Analytical Chemist role to the Inorganics group with added responsibilities related to customer technical support and product design & development within the Chemistry Operations Group.

The Analytical Chemist II/ Technical lead will work with the 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 and analytical verification of products, as well as data review and continuous improvement objectives associated with those products.

The Analytical Chemist II should also strive to achieve the following:

  • Master the manufacturing and analytical quality control procedure for each product

  • Ensure that production deadlines are met

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

  • Be a technical resource for customers, accreditation agencies and sister companies

  • Identify conditions that hinder the production and analytical verification 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 SOPs are continuously updated to reflect best practices and that team members are following the work procedures properly and consistently.

  • Develop and author new work procedures and SOPs as new products are developed and commercialized

  • Assume a leadership role in cross-training colleagues on manufacturing and analytical procedures to achieve a high level of competency in the manufacturing and analytical verification of all products

  • Be a regular, active participant in the QMS Team. 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

  • Utilize DBS tools such as Daily Management, 5S, and PSP to continuously identify and take advantage of improvement opportunities

  • Participate in additional activities and responsibilities as required

Required Skills and Abilities

  • B.S. in Chemistry or related field and 5 + years analytical laboratory experience that includes ICP, IC, colorimetric, titrimetric, and gravimetric procedures

  • Experience with instrument maintenance and troubleshooting skills

  • Knowledge of chemical characteristics and standard methods for the analysis of environmental samples

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

  • Knowledge of laboratory safety practices and procedures

  • Knowledge of computer-based laboratory information management systems and data management and processing techniques

  • Excellent time management skills, work ethic, and positive attitude

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

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 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.

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