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Danaher Corporation Supplier Quality Engineer in Indianapolis, Indiana

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences’ mission is to empower those seeking answers to life’s most important scientific and healthcare questions. With a legacy spanning 80+ years, we have long been a trusted partner to our customers, who are working to transform science and healthcare with the next groundbreaking discovery. As part of our team of more than 2,900 associates across 130 countries, you’ll help drive our vision of accelerating answers—and our commitment to excellence.

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences 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.

This Supplier Quality Engineering position will have responsibility for oversight and improvement of a selected sub-set of Beckman Coulter's component and sub-assembly suppliers. The responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate and facilitate the resolution of problems involving the integration of suppliers’ products and services into Beckman’s manufacturing processes

  • Investigate and analyze technical issues relating to quality, tooling, and supplier manufacturing

  • Provide technical consultation to internal and external suppliers for the selection of manufacturing processes

  • Review validation reports and/or first article submissions for new supplied components

  • Determine supplier performance targets and review supplier on-going manufacturing performance against set targets

  • Assist in coordinating across technical disciplines within the organization, suppliers, joint venture partners and/or OEM partners

  • Exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action

  • Develop and track project and action plans

  • Monitor policies, procedures, and standards relating to Supplier Quality Engineering (i.e. metrics, data entry, log parts)

  • Domestic travel to supplier sites to facilitate problem solving and perform on-site audits. Up to 25% travel.

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering or Engineering Technology discipline

  • 5+ years of relevant experience, primarily focused on the design, manufacturing, and quality of component parts.

  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint at a minimum)

Preferred Experiences and Qualities:

  • Strong problem-solving skills and familiarity with techniques such as 5 why's, pareto analysis, 8D, Design of Experiments, DMAIC, and others.

  • Basic understanding of statistical tools and their application to manufacturing processes (i.e., process capability studies, establishing process control limits, etc.)

  • 5+ years of experience working in an ISO regulated manufacturing facility

  • Experienced with Oracle

  • Self-starter with a sense of urgency to resolve issues and complete projects

  • Works well with others and is able to coordinate efforts with own and other departments

  • Able to operate independently with limited oversight

  • High attention to detail

  • Excellent communication skills

    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.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .