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Danaher Corporation EU Operations DBS Leader in Lismeehan, Ireland

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Join a team where you can be heard, be supported, and always be yourself. At Beckman Coulter, a Danaher company, we’re building a culture that celebrates backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of all our associates. At first glance, you’ll see we are dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory to move science and health care forward for more than 80 years. Look again and you’ll see we are invested in you and you’ll have the opportunity to build a meaningful career, be creative, and try new things with the support you need to be successful. You’ll find the Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) , which makes everything possible. You’ll also see a company that investors trust—our culture of continuous improvement has helped us outperform the S&P 500 by more than 5,000% over the past 25 years.

And no matter where you look at Beckman Coulter, at the heart of what we do, you’ll witness our shared purpose—helping realize life’s potential—in action. Our work helps improve millions of lives.

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What you find at Beckman Coulter —and within yourself — might just change the world!

The EU Operations DBS Leader for Beckman Coulter Diagnostics is responsible for a ctively promoting and driving the implementation of the Danaher Business System across European Operations in Beckman Coulter.

Reporting to the VP EU Operations this role can ideally be based at our Beckman Coulter facility in Co.Clare, Ireland or Munich Germany but also flexible to other European locations.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Actively promote and drive the implementation of the Danaher Business System across European Operations in Beckman Coulter.

  • Develop, support and challenge the EU Operations KAIZEN leadership talent pool

  • Actively participate in the Beckman Coulter EU Ops Leadership team and be an active part of the development and realization of goals and strategies.

  • Personally, contribute to the business and growth of Beckman Coulter EU through active and innovative participation with the Beckman Coulter Global organization.

  • Take Leadership for delivery of strategic Beckman Coulter initiatives as shall be discussed, directed and agreed.

  • Facilitate and Lead the successful implementation of Kaizens for PD/KPI initiatives.

  • Ensure that the Certified Practitioner funnel, the Kaizen funnel and sustainment process in EU Operations are functioning correctly.

  • Lead EU Operations LEAN conversion

  • Ensure that all DBS implemented operations are performed at quality levels and standards as specified by international and national authorities (FDA, cGMP, ISO etc) and Beckman Coulter world-wide needs.

  • Objectively assess the current state of the organization and champion the closure of the gap

  • Serve as thought and change leader

  • Developing a standard for DBSL performance

  • Effectively leveraging the existing DBS capability across EU Ops

    The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum 14+ years relevant experience in the Health Care industry

  • Proven DBS Leader with an innovative and creative track record and a flair for continuous system improvements

  • Ability to analyze commercial capabilities, identify root cause and growth tool opportunities

  • Strong Knowledge of key DBS tools: 5S, Standard Work, SMED, VSM, PSP, VRK, 4E (or non-DHR equivalents)

  • Ability to accurately assess key business metrics and situation, effective at structured problem solving and critical thinking

  • Ability to work with functions in the implementation of the DBS roadmap and implement key growth initiatives; successfully drives change, handles conflict / ambiguity

  • Ability to be an independent worker, capable of operating in a fast-moving, ever changing environment and able to effectively deal with difficult situations.

  • Ability to Travel - up to 50% of time if based in Clare or Munch - travel may be up to 75% if based in other EU location.

    Beckman Coulter, a Danaher company, 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 or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job.

    At Beckman Coulter, 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 and try new things, with guidance from committed leaders, powerful DBS tools, and the support of a global organization. As part of the Danaher family of 67,000 associates across the globe, your possibilities for growth and development are unparalleled.

    We believe that creativity and innovation thrive when the most diverse set of voices are heard, and that’s why we’re taking concrete steps to ensure that we’re fostering an inclusive and engaging workplace for our team. If you’d like to learn more, read stories from our associates on our Careers Blog (https://jobs.danaher.com/global/en/blog) or contact one of our recruiters.

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.At Danaher, 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.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.