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Danaher Corporation Staff Development Scientist in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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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 will 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 see we're invested in you and give the opportunity to build a meaningful career, be creative, and try new things with the support you need to be successful.

Find the Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) , which makes everything possible. You will 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.

We hope you’ll see yourself here, too.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Lead and/or participate in the planning and execution of studies/investigations for the development, characterization and optimization of immunoassays and key immunoreagents in collaboration with diverse groups within R&D and cross-functionally.

  • Accountable for creation, review and approval of experimental designs, protocols, plans, procedures, product/process document, and reports to achieve business objectives.

  • Responsibilities will include technical leadership, trouble shooting and extensive data analysis within R&D; leading by example in following all policies and procedures; implement improvement and corrective measures where needed.

  • Coach/mentor scientists in divers areas of expertise as needed

  • Leads/facilitates technical and/or strategic discussions and decision making across functions

  • Communicates optimally across functions and manages relationships with internal and external partners and customers. Leads by example in driving collaboration, encouraging teamwork, and motivating and recognizing the team. Removes obstacles to teamwork and collaboration.

Education/Qualifications

  • B.S. in chemistry, biochemistry or related scientific field with 9+ years of relevant experience; M.S. with 7+ years of relevant experience; PhD with 4+ years of relevant experience

  • Required demonstrated IVD product and/or process knowledge. Hands-on experience in the following fields is required: immunoassay design and development; experience with analytical characterization of immunoreagents; experience with automated IVD platforms is preferred.

  • Relevant experience in clinical, research or diagnostic setting with knowledge of immunoassay performance evaluation, validation is expected.

  • Knowledge of laboratory automation, system software, Microsoft applications, and laboratory statistics is essential.

  • Highly skilled in conducting research, data interpretation, and writing reports

  • Proficient int risk management concepts

  • Demonstrated technical know-how and understanding of assay and reagent development, characterization and verification.

  • Demonstrated team leadership

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Ability to interact effectively at all levels and across different cultures.

  • Strong organization capabilities with attention to details

  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment and maintain timelines for multiple projects

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.

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 with guidance from committed leaders, powerful DBS tools, and the support of a global organization. As part of the Danaher team 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. 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. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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 202.419.7762 or 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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