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Danaher Corporation Manufacturing Engineer in San Jose, California

Do you want to help advance scientific discovery, improving quality of life around the world? We do, too.

Molecular Devices has the opportunity to be the innovation partner that empowers scientists to fast-track research breakthroughs, leading to earlier diagnoses and safer drug treatments. We’re a dynamic, female-led life science solutions provider of high-performance bioanalytical measurement systems, software, and consumables. With Molecular Devices, you’ll grow your career with best-in-class teams in a culture of collaboration engagement, diversity, and inclusion.

Molecular Devices is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

Job summary:

  • Key Deliverables:

  • Improve External Quality by 15% - Dec. 2021

  • Improve Internal Quality & Yield by 10% - Dec. 2021

  • New Product Introduction Projects Launched on time and meeting quality targets

  • Assist Value Analysis/Value Engineering team as required to achieve cost savings targets

  • Level of Accountability: Support production, service, customization, and product development teams in driving internal process/quality improvements, supplier quality improvements, and engineering change orders

  • Act as New Product Introduction Engineer when applicable for new product launches transferring into production

  • Avoid line down occurrences due to: technical and quality issues internally and at suppliers, parts going obsolete, supply chain disruptions.

Key Responsbilities:

  • Verify and implement quality defect countermeasures, and sustain results in electromechanical and optical systems, with reagents and consumables

  • Drive product quality improvement through process development and design changes internally and with suppliers

  • Learn and utilize knowledge of our Danaher Business System lean tools such as Standardized Work, Problem Solving Process, Waste Elimination in driving process improvements to improve process efficiencies

  • Support daily production relative to build (process) and quality issues

  • Support creation, evaluation, coordination and implementation of Engineering Changes

  • Own internal quality reports (data collection and reporting)

  • Lead projects with moderate guidance as needed to achieve our team’s key performance indicators

Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Engineering or related experience in the field

  • 2-4 years’ experience in a manufacturing role (or equivalent experience)

  • Excellent verbal communication and writing skills

  • Ability to work with and drive cross-functional teams

  • Creative thinker with excellent troubleshooting skills

  • Driven individual with passion for improving quality of products and processes

  • Experience driving quality improvements with products and suppliers

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 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 tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 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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