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Danaher Corporation Continuous Improvement Leader in Newquay, United Kingdom

Do you have a passion for influencing and coaching people?

If so, why not apply for our Continuous Improvement Leader opportunity.

We are searching for an individual able to promote and facilitate the implementation of Danaher Business Systems (Internal improvement program) across our Medical Site in Newquay. You will play a key role in the site successes!


  • Drive targeted improvement across Quality, Delivery, Cost and Innovation.

  • Assist site leadership in the development of a continuous improvement plan.

  • Directly provide formal and informal DBS training and coaching on site

  • Accommodate the evolution of the DBS tools

  • Ensure successful kaizen events by installing and ensuring compliance to the kaizen process, including planning of kaizens with a dynamic funnel process tied to PD and DM, kaizen execution and sustainment of kaizens.

  • Promote diagnosis of work flow impediments and other wastes throughout the business and provide expert counsel on appropriate DBS tools to eliminate them.

  • Evaluate and approve Associates for MBB certification.

  • Benchmark and incorporate practices from other Danaher sites.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor/BA degree in Business or Engineering or equivalent.

  • Experience in supporting process improvement and/or sustainable excellence.

  • Ability to accurately assess key business metrics and situations from a ‘general managers’ point of view.

  • Ability to craft, develop and implement a DBS roadmap for an operation business.

  • Outstanding training and consulting skills.

  • Familiarity with various manufacturing process technologies.

  • Good writing and administrative skills, include computer literate.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in time- and project management.

Key Proficiencies

  • Teamwork: we need applicants able to lead a team of employees from multiple technical teams.

  • Ability to collaborate and influence others: advise, convince and persuade others to action on key initiatives.

  • Result orientated!


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