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Danaher Corporation Program Manager (f/m/d) in Nussloch, Germany

Leica Biosystems’ mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. We’re a global leader in cancer diagnostics with the most comprehensive portfolio from biopsy to diagnosis. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. Our associates know that every moment matters when it comes to cancer diagnostics. When you come to work, you’re helping develop solutions that enable accurate diagnoses to turn anxiety into answers. Join our diverse, global team of talented people, and be inspired to grow every day.

Leica Biosystems is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Diagnostics Companies at Danaher. Together, we’re working at the pace of change to improve patient lives with diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges.

The Program Manager (f/m/d) for Leica Biosystems is responsible to deliver new or current business projects (complicated instrument / workstation / dedicated consumables) according to defined timeline, scope, cost and quality targets as leader of a global project team.

This position is part of the Program Management team located in Nussloch/Heidelberg and will be on-site. At Leica Biosystems, our vision is to advance cancer diagnostics and improve lives.

You will be a part of the Program Management team and report to the Manager Project Management. If you thrive in a having a bigger picture of projects in international teams want to work to build a world-class product life cycle organization—read on.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Deliver development projects or major design changes within timeline, budget and quality constraints while meeting scope, quality system requirements / compliance rules

  • Roll out product portfolio strategy and roadmap planning into project initiation, incl. project definition according to process, propose team wheel, and initiate project budget plan to ensure projects are kicked off according to plan

  • Create and maintain top level development plan according to planning progress, align development with cross functional dependencies and project risk

  • Follows up with team members to assure deliverables are completed on time. Offer assistance in clearing away obstacles

  • Facilitating team meetings and workshops uses DBS tools if appropriate to achieve constructive outcomes.

  • Delivers on the key metrics of the project (cost, schedule, performance)

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Education in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or even in BioMechanics would be a plus

  • Experienced in Program Management and Project Management

  • Process and Manufacturing experienced

  • Fluent in English is a must, German on a conversational level

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Identify, track and mitigate actively on key risks

  • regulatory standards (FDA; ISO 13485)

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 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.