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Danaher Corporation DBSO Director, Innovation in New York, New York

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive improved NPD results at sites / companies by leveraging DBS tools, consulting skills, and change management process. Key tools include the Danaher Software System (DSS), DBS Fundamentals tools, Product Planning Group (PPG), Accelerated Product Development (APD), Visual Project Management (VPM), and others.

  • Promote and facilitate associate development in DSS and NPD DBS tools. Evaluate and approve DBSL’s, CP candidates, and ACP candidates for certification.

  • Assist sites / companies in the development of DBS roadmaps leveraging NPD KPIs.

  • Directly provide formal and informal DBS training and coaching at all levels.

  • Promote and facilitate associate development in NPD DBS tools. Evaluate and approve process champions and support candidates in achieving certification in appropriate DBS tools.

  • Help create and leverage a community of NPD process professionals throughout Danaher to drive awareness and interest in NPD DBS Tools within platform/OpCo.

  • Leverage OpCo NPD KPIs to guide support and improvement initiatives at the Operating Companies.

  • Manage one or more priority initiatives in support of DBSO Strategic Planning. This may include development of a DBS tool, supporting tool, training program, community or networking activity, or deployment support on an existing initiative.

  • Contribute to evolution of NPD DBS tools. Benchmark and incorporate best practices.

  • Improve DBS training and facilitation skills by pursuing certification in DBS tools.

Education and/or Experience

  • B.S. in Engineering or Sciences required; MBA and/or advanced Engineering degree desired.

  • 15+ years' experience in software engineering and software engineering management/leadership

  • Leadership of software development programs and teams

  • 4+ years at Danaher with a passion for DBS and experience in applying DBS/Lean principles to product development

  • Up to date on modern programming languages and standards: java/J2EE/SOA, .Net, Ruby, PHP, Hadoop/NoSQL/SCA/SOA

  • Experience leading distributed agile teams

  • Experience in at least a couple of the following: Bioinformatics, Imaging instrumentation and software, electro-physiology, mass spec, laboratory readers, laboratory automation systems, Hematology, urinalysis, other life sciences / diagnostics platforms

  • Software development in life sciences and diagnostics preferred, analytical instrument, software applications and instrument control

  • Strong Executive Presence: Ability to present highly complex, technical, or difficult messages clearly and persuasively at all levels of the organization.

  • Experience influencing others and developing capabilities in others/teams (teaching and training)

Direct Reports:

  • None

Personal Characteristics and Traits (beyond DHR culture/Leadership Anchor traits):

  • Independent, self-starter – able to set agenda and drive progress with little direction

  • Strong spirit of innovation

  • Effective communicator and ability to implement dynamic, participant-centered training

  • Proven ability to apply process to NPD activities and teams to drive results

  • Ability to work and influence all levels of the organization from the leadership team, R&D leaders, to project managers and practitioners across functional areas

  • Strong group facilitation skills to drive outcomes

  • Up to 50% travel required

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.