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Danaher Corporation Director Beckman Coulter Diagnostics Innovation DBSL - REMOTE in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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

Beckman Coulter is committed to advancing healthcare for every person by applying the power of science, technology and the passion and creativity of our teams to enhance the diagnostic laboratory’s role in improving healthcare outcomes. Our diagnostic systems are used in complex biomedical testing, and are found in hospitals, reference laboratories and physician office settings around the globe. An operating company of Danaher Corporation since 2011, Beckman Coulter is headquartered in Brea, Calif., and has more than 11,000 global associates working diligently to make the world a healthier place.

Beckman Coulter Diagnostics is a $4+ Billion diagnostics operating company, wholly owned by Danaher Corporation, that is committed to delivering to customers a comprehensive and industry leading portfolio of innovative new products in the IVD space.

The Innovation DBS Leader is responsible for working with our global product development teams to drive DBS capability growth and continuous improvement. This is a Director level role reporting to the SVP Systems, Software and Automation and is a key partner to the operating company President and to the Business Unit SVP/GM’s for developing and implementing our DBS strategies. The Innovation DBSL will partner with the Danaher DBS Office to drive the utilization of DBS Innovation processes and tools associated with Strategic Innovation Review and Product Planning Group as well as individual new product development programs.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Implement and sustain Danaher Business System innovation processes and tools including Strategic Innovation Review and Product Planning Group.

  • Implement Danaher Innovation Playbook across BEC Dx to assess organization skills/capabilities.

  • Develop DBS Road Map and Action plan to increase organization maturity.

  • Directly provide formal and informal DBS training and coaching and facilitate other DBS training sessions when appropriate.

  • Be an active Leader in VPM installation, Kaizens, PSPs and Daily Management reviews (as appropriate).

  • Ensure successful kaizen events by installing and ensuring compliance to the kaizen process (including; (1) planning of kaizens with a dynamic funnel process tied to PD and Daily Management, (2) kaizen execution and (3) sustainment of kaizen output).

  • Promote and facilitate diagnosis of workflow impediments and other waste throughout the business and provide expert counsel on appropriate DBS tools to eliminate them.

  • Coordinate with DBSO for support required to implement DBS strategy.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science or related field with 14+ years’ experience OR Master’s degree with 12+ years’ experience

  • 5+ years of experience in Product Development

  • Significant Innovation DBS practitioner experience

  • Ability to travel up to 50% domestic and international

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

  • MS Degree in Engineering, Science or related field preferred

  • One or more DBS CP/ACP certifications preferred

  • Project management and process improvement experience preferred

Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels that 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.