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Danaher Corporation Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor 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.

This position is part of the Manufacturing Department located in Clare and will be onsite. At Beckman Coulter, our vision is to relentlessly reimagine healthcare, one diagnosis at a time.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Supervise, recruit, hire and evaluate Manufacturing Engineers/Technicians to ensure creation of preventive and corrective maintenance routines for the different manufacturing equipment; implementing and improving automated equipment for manufacturing; analyzing process cycle time, waste, and customer demand to determine if process requires automation; designing tailored automated equipment to maximize productivity; performing six sigma analysis to determine machine capability and performance.

  • Supervise Manufacturing Engineers/Technicians to support Operations in driving performance to Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) related to Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Productivity. Be an active participant in Daily Management activities within Operations; assist with, participate in, and contribute to troubleshooting activities on the manufacturing floor to improve productivity and First Pass Yield.

  • Conduct annual reviews, development plans and appraisals of direct reports.

  • Support the introduction of new products, new manufacturing processes/systems/procedures and equipment into the facility. Transfer and implement processes from other manufacturing facilities.

  • Providing technical leadership on process issues. Establishing technical standards. Leadership of projects to resolve complex technical issues regarding equipment.

  • Perform failure analysis, root cause investigation, and implement corrective actions and countermeasures related to customer complaints.

  • Direct efforts to ensure that all processes, equipment, materials and methods that are used in the manufacturing of the products are as per requirements and in compliance with good manufacturing requirements and ISO 13485/FDA requirements.

  • Liaison with quality and engineering both internal in the plant and externally within the corporation.

  • Financial management of spare parts budgets and projects as assigned.

    The essential requirements of the job include

  • Degree in Engineering or equivalent and/or 5 years engineering experience in an industrial environment. Or Master's Degree in Engineering with 3+ years' experience.

  • Supervision and Technical Leadership that exemplifies proactiveness and demonstrates an agility with multi-tasking and ability to effectively interact with staff and management alike (transversally collaborative) across functional groups and levels.

  • Ability to lead independently, prioritizing tasks according to objectives and company strategy, successfully delivering business results related to the supervision of Operations Engineering activities

  • Ability to lead and motivate a team and the workforce, ensuring optimum employee engagement

  • Ability to work independently, prioritizing tasks according to objectives and company strategy, successfully delivering business results related to Operations Engineering priorities

  • Strong mechanical, electrical manufacturing equipment experience highly desirable.

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.