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Danaher Corporation DBS/EHS Leader in United States

Danaher Company Description


XOS is a leading manufacturer of application-specific X-ray analyzers, offering elemental analysis solutions that improve public safety and customer efficiency in industries like petroleum, consumer products, and environmental compliance. For petroleum applications, XOS offers portable, lab, and process analyzers with unrivalled precision at the push of a button. XOS also offers High Definition XRF (HDXRF®) analyzers for the detection of toxic elements in consumer products, such as toys and apparel and areas of environmental regulation, like soil and water. XOS’s advanced optics and OEM sub-systems can increase precision, speed, and spatial resolution, while decreasing the size, complexity, and cost of the instrument. XOS: Better Analysis Counts.



The DBS/EHS Leader is responsible for training and implementation of DBS (Danaher Business Systems) through the utilization of kaizens and total associate involvement. They are responsible for identifying and implementing continuous improvement activities to reduce cost, improve quality/productivity and standardize work processes. In addition, this position is responsible for the site EHS and Safety program. They will proactively identify safety issues and unsafe hazards.


DBS Activities:

• Drive targeted, sustainable improvement that is tied to Policy Deployment (PD) and Daily Management (DM) by leveraging DBS tools, consulting skills, and change management process.

• Cultivate a continuous improvement culture by establishing a commitment to elimination of waste thru leading kaizen events and the kaizen process (includes (1) planning of kaizen with dynamic funnel process tied to PD and Daily Management, (2) kaizen execution and (3) sustainment of kaizen.

• Assist XOS Leadership in the development of a Growth and Operations improvement roadmap (i.e., how to use the DBS tools to drive sustainable improvement in results).

• Become master black belt in primary DBS disciplines in the arena of operations (5S and TPI).

• Improve DBS training and facilitation skills by pursuing Certified Practitioner certification in appropriate DBS tools and provide training of DBS tools to all associates.

• Drive targeted, sustainable improvement SQDIP (Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory, Productivity).

• Integrate the ISO Quality Process into the DBS process.


• Create site specific Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) programs in compliance with OSHA, and other regulatory agencies.

• Develop and implement audits to track and identify gaps in local compliance with Danaher’s policies and procedures

• Conduct monthly safety inspection and lead the Safety Committee as well as team meetings

• Maintain a building/floor list of employees for roll call during evacuations

• Verifies that hazardous chemicals are handled, stored and disposed of in accordance with regulations.

• Develops EHS training programs. Conducts annual refresher training to all employees in the area of EHS, ergonomics and other required aspects through material development, schedule coordination, training data tracking, etc. within regulatory requirements.

• Maintains OSHA compliance and provides technical guidance to management, government agencies, and regarding health-related problems and correct use of personal protective equipment (PPE).

X-Ray Optical Systems (XOS) is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Critical Success Factors:

• Ability to self-manage time and projects

• Ability to lead and work with cross-functional teams

• Technical, Analytical skills and Business knowledge

• Superior written and oral communication skills, including active listening skills

Required Skills/Experience:

• Minimum of 2-4 years’ experience within a lean manufacturing environment

• Demonstrated proficiency applying lean principles in variety of situations.

• Ability to analyze business process and present best fit solutions to management for continuous improvement.

• Working knowledge of OSHA regulations, policies, programs, PPE, safety engineering, accident/injury investigation procedures and operating rules, etc.

• Exposure to and participation in a variety of training environments preferred

Desired Skills/Experience:

• Independence and good judgment, positive attitude, and an innovative spirit

• Ability to provide dynamic, participant-centered training

• Effective coaching and mentoring skills


• Bachelor's degree or equivalent required. Business, Supply chain, Engineering, other technical degree preferred.

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 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.

Organization: X-Ray Optical Systems (XOS)
Job Function: Manufacturing & Operations
Primary Location: North America-North America-United States
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: X-R001075