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Danaher Corporation Continuous Improvement Specialist ( Representative II DBS Beckman Coulter Diagnostics) in O'Callaghan Mills, Ireland

Wondering what’s within Beckman Coulter Diagnostics? Take a closer look.

At first glance, you’ll see that for more than 80 years we’ve been dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory to move science and healthcare forward. Join a team where you can be heard, be supported, and always be yourself. We’re building a culture that celebrates backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of all our associates. Look again and you’ll see we are invested in you, providing the opportunity to build a meaningful career, be creative, and try new things with the support you need to be successful.

Beckman Coulter Diagnostics 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 Continuous Improvement Specialist will be responsible for supporting the building of Danaher Business System Fundamentals culture and sustainability across our Co.Clare facility.

In this role you have the opportunity to:-

  • Support the building of DBS fundamentals culture and sustainability

  • Identify and eliminate process waste by continually driving a cultural shift in the organisation through the use of DBS tools

  • Ensure successful kaizen events by installing and ensuring compliance to the kaizen process( includes planning of kaizen with a dynamic funnel process tied to policy deployment, kaizen execution and sustainment of kaizen)

  • providing DBS training and coaching: improve DBS training and facilitation sills by pursuing certification in DBS fundamentals and lean tools

  • Improve baseline performance relative to cost, quality, supply and responsiveness by delivering business results

  • Support the establishment of DBS systems strategies, decide priorities, project goals and assess results by working with Leadership

  • Mentoring and coach the site associates in DBS processes

  • Ensure Improvement targets are consistently met or exceeded by using DBS principles and Lean conversion methods and practice

The essential requirements of the role include:-

  • BS or BA (Level 8) Degree in Business, Science or Engineering required with a minimum 2 years relevant experience

  • Experience with Lean techniques such as Value Stream Mapping; Standard Work; SMED and 5S or similar

  • Strong training, consulting and influencing skills

  • Experience analyzing problems and situations using Gemba

  • Knowledge of Problem-Solving Process (PSP) DIVE

At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit www.danaher.com.

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.