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Danaher Corporation Senior Program Manager Compliance - Remote in Sacramento, California

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Join a team where you can be heard, be supported, and always be yourself. At Beckman Coulter, a Danaher company, we’re building a culture that celebrates backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of all our associates. See we are dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory to move science and health care forward for more than 80 years. Have the opportunity to build a meaningful career, be creative, and try new things with the support you need to be successful. You’ll find the Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) , which makes everything possible.

At the heart of what we do, you’ll witness our shared purpose—helping realize life’s potential—in action. Our work helps improve millions of lives.

What you find at Beckman Coulter —and within yourself — might just change the world!

The Senior Program Manager for Beckman Coulter Diagnostics is responsible to direct all phases of an Immunoassay development program, with primary responsibility to lead and control new and/or current business major programs for the Immunoassay medical device product line.

This position is part of the Program Management Department and will be located in Chaska, Minnesota or Remote, reporting to the Senior Director of Program Management.

Is this what you love to do?

If a fast-paced setting, leading multi-functional teams and inspiring change describes you - read on!

Leadership is earned and is not attained via position power. A true leader, motivating teams to achieve results that they did not realize they were capable of achieving is fundamental. The ability to drive change in culture and behaviors is critical to success. Intellect and outstanding work ethic enable the capability to understand and articulate complex scientific, interpersonal, regulatory, and business issues. Courage is required to optimally balance the quality and timeliness of superior Program Management and drive teams to succeed, or have the courage to change directions appropriately, as facts are presented.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Make or facilitate project trade-off decisions within the boundaries of the approved project contract

  • Manage communication budget, schedule, resource management, and performance of the program and achievement of QCD (Quality, Cost, Delivery) metrics for their programs. Identify and drive countermeasures in instances when project is overdue or exceeding budget

  • Motivate by example, mentor and develop team members to assure common understanding of the process and project goals

  • Use Danaher Business System (DBS) tools and concepts to maximize efficiency and quality

  • Maintain continuous alignment of program scope with strategic business objectives and possesses advanced skills in finance, leadership, communication, influence, cross-cultural awareness, negotiation and conflict resolution.

  • Work cross-functionally and collaborate frequently with Manufacturing, Engineering, Research and Development, Quality, Regulatory and Marketing, in addition to other functional groups.

  • Strategize with Business Unit management to define, support, and implement functional infrastructure to support the needs of the Chemistry business globally.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Life Science, Engineering, Medical device business management or related field with 14 plus years of relevant experience or a Master’s degree with 12 years of the same. MBA is a significant plus.

  • 5 years of related work experience in scientific or engineering management preferred; a minimum of 2-5 years in program or project management

  • Strong motivational leadership skills and the ability to influence others without direct authority

  • ISO and FDA regulated environment experience is recommended.

  • Ability to travel is required (domestic and internationally) likely 20-30% of time

It would be a plus if you also possess:

  • Project management Professional (PMP) certification or similar certification

Beckman Coulter, a Danaher company, offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates’ and their families’ lives. Whether it’s a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits at danaherbenefitsinfo.com. We believe you’ll like what you see.

At Beckman Coulter, we’re driven by a sense of wonder for what we can create—and what we can become. Here, you’ll accelerate your career while driving innovation that improves lives. You’ll work hard and try new things, with guidance from committed leaders, powerful DBS tools, and the support of a global organization. As part of the Danaher family of 67,000 associates across the globe, your possibilities for growth and development are unparalleled.

We believe that creativity and innovation thrive when the most diverse set of voices are heard, and that’s why we’re taking concrete steps to ensure that we’re fostering an inclusive and engaging workplace for our team. If you’d like to learn more, read stories from our associates on our Careers Blog (https://jobs.danaher.com/global/en/blog) or contact one of our recruiters.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

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