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Danaher Corporation Continuous Improvement Manager 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!


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.At Danaher, 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.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.