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Danaher Corporation Injection Molding Process Engineer in Merrillville, 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.

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Job Summary:

Beckman Coulter is hiring a Process Engineer to support process engineering activities for the Indianapolis Site for Life Science Consumable Products – Plastics. This person will support efforts to resolve product and/or process technical issues impacting product quality and delivery.

You'll be responsible for solving complex issues in a precision injection molding and injection blow molding environment through structured problem solving and development / implementation of solutions that meet quality and production goals while adhering to company procedures and industry and regulatory standards.

The desired candidate will have experience with process development, process capability & other statistical methods relevant to manufacturing processes, data analysis, problem solving methodologies (Six Sigma, 5 Why, 8-D), and error proofing.

Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Beckman can provide!

At Beckman we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, hybrid working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement.

This position is located in Indianapolis and eligible for a hybrid work arrangement in which you can work part-time at the company location and part-time remotely. Relocation assistance is available.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide Mechanical Engineering support and Technical Leadership to the Plastics Engineering Team

  • Monitor and analyze molding process performance to define continuous improvement opportunities in daily production.

  • Implement quality and cost improvements

  • Create Statements of Work and lead designs for specialized molding, assembly, and secondary equipment.

  • Develop and maintain molding process and tooling documentation

  • Establish and maintain process validation testing and documentation of new and existing molds, machines, replacement resins, and processes

  • Evaluate Plastic Processing Equipment for productivity and quality improvements and initiate business cases for new capital equipment.

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or other technical degree required.

  • 2+ years’ experience in manufacturing or process engineering in a plastic molding environment.

  • Experience with injection molding and secondary processing operations related to plastics in a high-volume operation.

  • Experience using CAD/CAE tools (SolidWorks preferred), GD&T, Minitab (or other statistical analysis software), and project management tools.

  • Knowledge and experience in process development using Scientific Molding practices.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with injection blow molding and/or processing of polyolefins

  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing tools.

  • Experience with data driven analysis methods such as DOE, SPC, Mold Flow Analysis, and FMEA highly preferred.

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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.

Given the essential job duties of this position, the employee is required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation and applicable 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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