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Danaher Corporation 2nd Shift Wax Production Associate I -$1,000 Sign-On Bonus in Richmond, Illinois

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 Wax Production Associate for Leica Biosystems is responsible for completing on time production orders and adhering to all Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s), and the Quality Policy.

This position is part of the Production Operations located in Richmond, IL 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 Production Operations team and report to the Production Supervisor - Wax. If you thrive in a fast-paced, multifunctional, production role and want to work to build a world-class production organization—read on.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Set up and operate wax line: weigh wax, make wax blends, Package in appropriate packaging, use machinery and equipment efficiently with a minimum of wasted time or materials and trouble shoot and adjust equipment as required.

  • Hand load appropriate raw material for the next wax load according to the schedule.

  • Complete assignments in compliance with predetermined quality standards typical for the machinery or equipment used.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Able to lift and/or move up to 45 pounds

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

  • Mechanical aptitude

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.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. 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.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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