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Danaher Corporation Product Engineer in Newquay, United Kingdom

Find what drives you on a team with a more than 70-year history of discovery, determination, and innovation. As a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, Pall Corporation thrives on helping our customers protect people. Our products serve a wide range of markets, so if your interests lie along the spectrum of Life Sciences to Industrial, you’ll find a rewarding role here. For the exponentially curious, Pall is a place you can thrive and amplify your impact on the world.

Pall is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

Pall are looking for a Product Engineer to advance operational execution and accelerate growth through Engineering projects contributing to specific or multiple Product Value Streams and throughout the entire product life cycle with-in the guidelines of an ISO13485 and ISO9001 compliant Quality Management System! This includes the transition from product design freeze to manufacturing at scale, extending the product life cycle through construction, material and manufacturing process upgrades, VAVE, Transfer product lines from Site-to Site and continuous improvements to remove bottlenecks in respective Product Value Streams!

Main duties:

  • Production Preparation Process associated with product prototype transition to manufacturing at scale

  • Leading Consumables, Accessories, Housings and Systems Product upgrades through VAVE and Transactional process improvements

  • Implementing DFMA (Design for Manufacturing & Assembly) on next generation and transformative new product development projects

  • Implementing Problem Solving Process to effectively close performance gaps by getting to the true root cause and implementing effective, sustainable countermeasures

  • Evaluation of the baseline manufacturing performance as a base for the Value Stream improvements. This includes preparation and evaluation of test reports, numerical modelling of processes and systems, preparation of process characteristics, development of layouts for new manufacturing steps or lines

  • Active participation in the Continuous Improvement projects. This includes proactive leadership during Kaizen and Shin kaizen events, Participation in Gemba Walks

  • Standardize and streamline the product manufacturing processes and materials of products to achieve material productivity and Plant productivity targets

  • Contribute to Reliability improvement programs including best CAPA practices; Design for Reliability and MPC

Knowledge & Key Skills:

  • Good interpersonal skills, ability to work with a cross functional team

  • Ability to read and assess technical documentation and specifications

  • Technical writing skills to generate technical reports and instructions

  • Ability to prioritise, manage and complete projects with limited direction, on time/in full

  • Competent in managing multiple projects concurrently to Time/Cost/Quality commitments

  • Good understanding and experience with the technical change control validation techniques for FDA Regulated manufacturing

  • Good knowledge in Lean Manufacturing concepts and in the use of six sigma and statistical tools like process capability, SPC, DOE and the Ability to use Structured Problem Solving techniques to drive to root cause and sustain improvements

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree or equivalent in mechanical, chemical engineering or manufacturing engineering or a similar field of study

  • Very good knowledge of MS Office / SAP

  • Good knowledge of both written and spoken English

  • Several years’ experience in an industrial company; experience in the implementation and management of investment/modernization projects (analysis, ROI calculation, implementation)

  • Green belt / 6 sigma certification

  • Project Management skills according to PMI / IPMA standards

  • Several years’ experience in Life Science oriented industrial company or similarly regulated industry

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.