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Danaher Corporation Manufacturing Engineer in Spartanburg, South Carolina

Find what drives you on a team with a 70+ year history of being recognized for discovery, determination, and innovation. As a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, Pall Corporation thrives on helping our customers protect people. Our portfolio is broad, so if your interests lie along the spectrum of Life Sciences to Industrial, you’ll find a rewarding role here. Our career opportunities are as diverse as our products and they are all focused on creating better lives and a better planet. At Pall, we believe that innovation is our legacy, our privilege, and our destiny. If that resonates with you, join us!

This role offers the unique opportunity to help stand up a completely new facility, grow the SUT business, and participate in activities including setting up the equipment and processes for safe, quality focused manufacturing. This position is an integral part of the successful set up of the new plant for future success.

Manufacturing Engineers (ME) support the manufacturing associates, equipment, and processes to ensure products meet the required specifications. ME’s are vital to improving the safety of our associates, quality, delivery, and cost of our products through monitoring manufacturing processes and implementing robust solutions.

Position Overview:

As an ME, you will be responsible for creating and maintaining clear work instructions, routers, and other supporting documentation to ensure every aspect of production (assembly, testing, etc.) is properly completed to meet the product specifications. Successful ME’s enjoy challenging processes, can quickly identify process waste, and break down problems to discover the improvement opportunities. ME's are also responsible for adhering to the strict regulatory bodies, quality standards, product characteristics and product design integrity.

Job Functions

  • C reate and maintain all process documents (including routings, procedures, testing processes, standard work, etc. ) to ensure manufacturing is performed safely and meets the documented quality specifications ( 25 %)

  • Design and implement fixtures, jigs, and tooling to support production and improve safety, quality and delivery of our products (15%)

  • Problem solve process breakdowns, equipment malfunctions, and/ or product non-conformances - specifically documenting why problem occurred and implementing countermeasures to ensure problem does not reoccur

  • Problem solving and d isposition ing non-conforming materials (scrap, use-as-is, rework, etc.) ( 10 %)

  • Identify process improvements to combat excessive process variation /signals , waste, downtime, process deficiencies, operator training gaps , preventative maintenance opportunities , and/or issues to cell design. ( 2 0% )

  • P lan, manage, and direct projects, proposals, tests, and evaluations. (5%)

  • Identify, p articipate in , and lead Kaizen events that drive process improvements – specifically to improve safety, quality, delivery (Lead Time) and cost of manufacturing ( 10 %)

  • I mplement Lean Manufacturing and Statistical Process Control concepts and initiatives. (10%)

  • P articipates on New Product Introduction Team and is responsible for the transfer of new products from development into production. (5%)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Process Engineering preferred)

  • Minimum of two (2) years professional experience (preferably in a manufacturing environment)

  • Understanding of current manufacturing processes and best practices (equipment, robotics, non-conformance procedures, etc.)

  • Experience building, updating, and changing manufacturing routings and work instructions

  • Proficient in MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

  • Knowledge of production control/ERP Systems

  • Experience with lean manufacturing tools and methodologies (Standard Work, SMED, TPM, 5S, etc.)

  • Experience identifying and implementing improvements to processes, fixtures, jigs, and tooling

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience in electronics and machine maintenance

  • Experience in a cleanroom environment

  • SAP experience (specifically in manufacturing environment)

  • Ability to view and manipulate CAD drawings (AutoCAD or other)

Positions Requirements:

  • Frequent standing, sitting, bending, twisting, lifting and/or walking for extended periods.

  • May be required to lift up-to 40 pounds daily

  • Ability to work in a cleanroom environment (>50% of the time)

  • Gemba biased – likes to see issues on shop floor and be hands on with production associates

  • Keen eye for quality – ensuring that products meet specifications, and team is compliant with all policies and procedures

  • Understanding of production operations, equipment, and technology

  • Ability to identify and implement process improvements under minimal supervision

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills – able to communicate effectively to all levels of the organization (from shop floor associates to plant and operations leadership)

  • Ability to research, brainstorm, and implement creative or novel solutions

  • Demonstrated leadership of small teams (up to 6 associates) in problem solving/root cause and corrective action development and/or kaizen events

  • Shows humility – understands knowledge gaps and strives to continually learn

  • Ability to multitask and problem solve

  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills

  • Comfortable handling ambiguity and creating detailed action plans to tackle broad directions or problems

  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skill

  • Experience with manufacturing planning/scheduling, and lean manufacturing concepts

  • Values diverse perspectives and willingness to explore all ideas

  • Problem solver to the core – enjoys working problems and is confident defining, investigating, and solving complex problems by implementing robust countermeasures

  • Live the Danaher core values in daily work

  • The Best Team Wins – support hiring, training, and developing production associates to ensure processes are being followed and team continues to improve

  • Customers Talk, We Listen – take feedback from internal and external customers to ensure we are exceeding expectations and driving great results

  • Kaizen is Our Way of Life – continuous improvement is the foundation of daily work

  • Innovation Defines Our Future – challenge the way we do business, think big, and assist in technology and further process improvement

  • We Compete for Shareholders – in order to deliver great results, hit project budgets, timelines, and monthly objectives

  • Must be willing to support off-shifts as required (including evenings, nights, and/or weekends) to meet company goals

Pall Corporation is proud to be part of the Danaher global family of more than 20 operating companies, driving meaningful innovation in some of today’s most dynamic, growing industries. Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world-class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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 at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.


Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 202-419-7762 or e-mail applyassistance@danaher.com 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) .