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Danaher Corporation DBS Manager (Continuous Process Improvement /LEAN Champion) in Miami, Florida

R1169581: DBS Manager (Continuous Improvement Process/LEAN Champion)

Wondering what’s within Beckman Coulter Diagnostics? Take a closer look.

At first glance, you’ll see that for more than 80 years we’ve been dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory to move science and healthcare forward. Join a team where you can be heard, be supported, and always be yourself. We’re building a culture that celebrates backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of all our associates. Look again and you’ll see we are invested in you, providing the ability to build a meaningful career, be creative, and try new things with the support you need to be successful.

Beckman Coulter Diagnostics is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Diagnostics Companies at Danaher. Together, we’re working at the pace of change to improve patient lives with diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges.

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

The DBS Manager (Manager of Lean Continuous Improvement) is responsible to drive the organization to targeted, measurable, and sustainable improvements in QDCI (Quality, Delivery, Cost, and Innovation) across all operations and support functions. They will support or own the strategy development and execution for site initiatives identified through Danaher’s Policy Deployment (PD) process. They will be responsible for coaching and developing lean capabilities at the organization

At Beckman Coulter and Danaher, the Danaher Business System (DBS) is the culture and toolset that we use to continually drive value and improvements for our internal and external partners.

This role will report directly to the plant manager and will be required to work in an indirect leadership capacity across the entire organization. The role at Danaher is highly visible and is essential to the successful development of the Danaher Business System culture at the site.

This position is an integral part of the Miami Reagents Manufacturing located at the Hialeah, Florida facility and will require frequent travel to the Kendall, Fl facility. May also require travel to other Beckman/Danaher sites for meetings, training, etc.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Assist site/company leadership in the development of a strategic Lean roadmap (i.e., how to use the DBS tools to drive sustainable improvement in results).

  • Directly provide formal and informal DBS training and coaching to site leads.

  • Facilitate DBS training sessions and kaizen events

  • Manage and continuously improve site DBS process (Kaizen Event Process/Funnel, Certified Practitioner Funnel)

  • Support the creation or improvement of processes to ensure proper utilization DBS principles across the site

  • Optimally communication across all levels to develop followership and consensus for site initiatives

  • Lead site key performance indicator bowler reviews

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • BS or BA degree in Business, Engineering, or related field with 9+ years of Operations or Engineering experience or 7+ with Master’s degree

  • Technical excellence - must possess the technical skills vital to be credible by peers and managers; hands-on experience implementing/leading DBS, TPS, Kaizen, and/or Lean

  • Outstanding consulting/influencing, and program management skills

  • Strong computer / MS Office skills

  • Results orientation - must deliver results

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Familiarity with various manufacturing process technologies and types (batch, high volume/low mix, low volume/high mix…)

  • Experience working in regulated (FDA preferred) manufacturing environments

  • Master’s degree preferred

  • Mastery of a variety of Lean tools

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, paid time off, or 401K savings plans our programs give to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits at danaherbenefitsinfo.com. We believe you’ll like what you see!

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.

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 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.