Danaher Corporation Systems Engineering Manager in Melbourne, Australia

Danaher Company Description
Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation. As the only company to own the workflow from biopsy to diagnosis, we are uniquely positioned to break down the barriers between each of these steps. Our mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 9 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. VisitLeicaBiosystems.com for more information.

As a Systems Engineering Manager, you will provide leadership and systems expertise for the systems, requirements management and architectural effort required by LBS Melbourne within the Research and Development group. Oversee Programme level requirements management and architectural plans to ensure they satisfy the quality and regulatory requirements of Leica Biosystems products. Work closely with the Programme and Project Managers in supporting the system's effort. Direct the programme systems engineers in meeting their programme goals and objectives.

As the Systems Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for but are not limited to: * Define, maintain and govern the systems engineering processes and methods that are used in the development and maintenance of LBS ASI products. * The systems engineering process and methods cover (but are not limited to) the following areas of the product development lifecycle: o Definition, decomposition of product requirements (input) to system requirements with traceability to architecture and design outputs. Note: Product requirements definition is the responsibility of the Product Management group. o Definition and decomposition of LBS ASI product architectures to lowest, logical design outputs including system, subsystem, and component. Responsibility for design may be delegated to specific engineering discipline leads. o Medical Device Risk Management including planning and Safety Case definition and on-going sustenance. * Authorise systems engineering outputs. May delegate authority where appropriate. * Educate the R&D organization, and where necessary LBS ASI business unit on the systems engineering process and approach. * Assure compliance with systems engineering processes and methods on all LBS ASI projects through oversite and review. * Develop the systems engineering team in line with the “Best Team Wins” philosophy. * Set the tone for the utilization of appropriate DBS (Danaher Business System) tools as part of the systems engineering methods. * Grow the systems engineering capability through the adoption of industry best practice. The goal is to ultimately create a competency capable of delivering a systems engineering approach for an end to end new product development. * Engage with other LBS Business Units and Danaher Operating Companies to benchmark and support process and product development as and when required. * Set and maintain the systems engineering cost center budget.

A successful candidate will possess: * Graduate or post-graduate qualifications in engineering e.g. systems, electrical/electronic or computer science. * Minimum 15 years’ experience in an engineering discipline with a focus on systems engineering. * A thorough understanding and implementation experience with systems engineering processes and methods. * A thorough understanding of development methodologies and practices in Software and Hardware engineering disciplines. * Demonstrated leadership skills with an ability to drive outcomes while maintaining engagement and where possible consensus. * Ability to motivate and inspire associates to meet their potential. * Highly developed documentation and communication skills. * Broad knowledge of engineering development tools including those required to support a systems engineerings approach such as configuration management, requirements definition, and traceability, modeling and quality assurance tools. * Able to assemble and manage highly effective teams through professional development, objective setting and performance management. * Experience in managing a cost center budget to the value of $1M.

Highly Desirable: * Management or Project Management qualification or certification. * Experience in medical device development and working with medical device regulations. * Operating in a regulated development environment. To Apply: Leica Biosystems is committed to attracting and retaining the most highly qualified candidates available. We firmly believe that our employees drive the success of the company. With success in mind as the ultimate goal, we strive to create and provide an environment that offers challenging, stimulating and financially rewarding opportunities. As a Leica Biosystems employee you will be consistently challenged to deliver your best.

If you are ready for this challenge, submit your resume for consideration. http://www.leicabiosystems.com/about/careers/

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Danaher Corporation Overview
Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Organization: Leica Biosystems
Job Function: Engineering
Primary Location: Asia Pacific-Asia Pacific Rim-Australia-Victoria-Melbourne
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: ADV000916