Danaher Corporation Leader for Manufacturing Execution System Team in Tuusula, Finland

Danaher Company Description
KaVo Kerr is the world leader in smart products and processes that enable dental professionals to confidently optimize their work and lives. KaVo Kerr Tuusula site, previously known as Palodex Group Oy, is one of the leading R&D and manufacturing centers of excellence for dental imaging equipment and solutions in the world. Our imaging brands are recognized and renowned players in the field since decades. KaVo Kerr Tuusula site’s turnover is over EUR 150 million and we employ about 450 people. Exports account for 99% of our turnover. Today we are a part of global Danaher Corporation, listed at NYSE. Our roots are firmly in Finland and Finnish imaging knowhow. Being a part of a multinational market leader provides our operations with a springboard for further expansion and success.


We are looking for a

Leader for Manufacturing Execution System Team

to lead development and maintenance of Manufacturing Execution System (MES) used in our imaging products manufacturing. We are looking for a true development oriented team player who has passion to be a superhero in leading people.

In this position you are responsible for functional leadership of MES Development Team including resource management, competence development and coaching. Where necessary, you can and are willing to roll-up your sleeves and participate in development work.

In co-operation with relevant stakeholders you will be leading the release content definition, leading and coaching your team to ensure on-time delivery with quality. You will drive the MES development best practices, maintain and build further a high-performing agile team. You communicate openly and honestly with all stakeholders; R&D Product Development Programs, Operations, IT and Quality.


We expect you to have

• Bachelor’s or Master´s Degree in Computer Science or in similar relevant field • Background in Solid database development or production test software development • A minimum of 5 years of technical experience • A can-do attitude – you get things done • Ability to manage team through complex development projects and willingness to participate in development work where needed • Good interpersonal and communication skills • Fluent English and Finnish language skills, both verbal and written

Additionally, the following will be considered an advantage:

• Leadership skills, including proven abilities in motivation and coaching • Software development experience (C#, Object-oriented programming, .NET framework, WPF and relational databases, Labview) • LEAN manufacturing and/or product development knowledge • Knowledge of quality and regulatory requirements for medical product development (e.g. FDA QSR and ISO-13485)

We offer you rewarding and challenging work in medical R&D software development team, a pleasant working environment with world class colleagues and an outstanding visibility into the global dental healthcare business.

Please submit your application with salary expectation and CV by October 14th, 2018. We are constantly going through the applications and candidates with the most compatible profiles will be invited to the next step of the recruitment process already during the application period.

For more information, please contact R&D Manager, Design TransferAntti.Lahti@kavokerr.com.

Danaher Corporation Overview

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 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 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.

Organization: KaVo Kerr
Job Function: Engineering
Primary Location: EMEA-Western Europe-Finland-Tuusula
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: KAV003060