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Danaher Corporation Sr Manager, Warehouse Operations in South San Francisco, California


  • Implement personnel on-boarding, training, and service improvement activities, ensuring systems, methodologies, and procedures are in place and followed by each service team

  • Delivers performance evaluations for direct reports and oversees performance evaluations for entire organization

  • Implements processes that support corporate policies and procedures

  • Delivers warehouse operational objectives by contributing warehouse operations information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends

  • Maintain warehouse operations financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions

  • Teams with Business Systems Analyst team and ERP Development departments on development of warehouse operations systems, determining product handling and storage requirements; developing, implementing, enforcing, and evaluating policies and procedures; developing processes for receiving product, equipment utilization, inventory management, and shipping

  • Reviews warehouse design by planning layout, product flow, and product handling systems; evaluating and recommending new equipment

  • Coordinates warehouse operations system improvements by analyzing process work flow, manning and space requirements, and equipment layout; implementing changes

  • Maintains safe and healthy work environment by establishing, following, and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations and corporate EH&S policies

  • Designs, implements, monitors and provides timely KPI reports through Daily Management, GEMBA, +QDIP and weekly update meetings

  • Leads the collaborative, dynamic planning process – prioritizing the work that needs to be done against the capacity and capability of the team

  • Teams with subordinate supervisors, customers, and/or functional peer group managers, normally involving matters between functional areas, other company divisions or units, or customers and the company.


  • Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time


Education or Experience (in years):

  • Bachelor’s degree with 8+ years of experience in Warehouse Operations and Leadership

Knowledge and skills:

  • Proven track record of process improvement, warehouse transformations, operation optimizations, implementing and leading improvements in project lifecycle.

  • Strong analytical, organizational, communication and presentation skills.

  • Highly adaptable with the ability to effectively manage multiple concurrent work streams.

  • Strong business acumen and the ability to provide operational, technical and financial oversight.

  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to motivate, lead, develop, direct and position people to work effectively in a team environment.

Physical requirements/abilities:

  • May be asked to lift 25 lbs. Must be able to stand for several hours. Work may involve repetitive arm/wrist motions


  • APICS certification a plus

  • Lean/Six-Sigma Certification a plus

  • Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance experience

  • Experience with SAP MM, WM, S&D, HANA4

The statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria and general work performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills for this job.

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) .