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Danaher Corporation Maintenance / Facility Manager in Vista, California

Would you like to make an impact on life?

The difference between life and death can be just a few minutes. Radiometer’s diagnostic equipment is of crucial importance to doctors all over the world in their effort to diagnose critically ill patients quickly and accurately. From biotech and software specialists to financial controllers and engineers, all 1900 colleagues are committed and dedicated in their effort to make an impact on the life of others with our high-quality solutions. Radiometer’s leading position in the market has been secured over the last 50 years. Together we continue to set a higher standard in acute care and constantly develop in new areas. Radiometer has an annual turnover of DKK 2.1 billion and is owned by US-based Danaher Corporation.

The Shipping & Receiving Manager will be responsible to ensure optimized material handling, product flow to always achieve the highest OTD and inventory organization, while ensuring the safety of all employees and handling of products. Carry out transportation agreements and services, export controls and containment of freight expenses. Coordinates and supervises workflow, assisting in scheduling and prioritizing activities in the warehouse. Performs customer service function by coordinating and interacting with Internal and External customers to resolve shipping issues. Ensures inventory accuracy by coordinating with value streams. Maintains compliance with IATA, OSHA, DOT, cGMP’s, FAA, and FDA Guidelines.

Major Responsibilities

  • Reduction of unplanned downtime through the implementation and sustainment of a facility-wide, culture changing, formalized Total Productive Maintenance program.

  • Development and execution of yearly prioritized risk reduction plans to reduce unplanned downtime and further expenses.

  • Lead security measures for the workplace, including collaborating with security system vendors or a team of security professionals.

  • Key supportive role in the development and execution of next-generation equipment/facility planning in support of yearly business improvement goals related to Safety, Quality, Delivery/Capacity and Efficiency.

  • Achievement of yearly employee engagement survey score improvements through focused support, development, and leadership of the team of responsibility.

  • Achieve yearly goals in the areas of maintenance request completion time, reduced unplanned facility downtime, and percentage of facility equipment with formal preventive maintenance programs in place and sustained through MPulse program.

  • Develop through a formalized “roadmap” to use computerized maintenance management systems to run and track maintenance and calibration tasks, as well as equipment downtime, to support equipment upgrades and new purchases.

  • Generate detailed written procedures (Standard Work with Visual Management) and specifications for calibration, maintenance, and equipment qualifications (IQ/OQ/PQ).

  • Develop and lead the execution of the yearly Maintenance budget.

  • Provide active leadership to the annual Capital Budgeting process.

  • Seek out, lead, and improve internal customer feedback regarding maintenance support levels to continually improve internal customer satisfaction levels.

  • Job duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to those listed.

Required Education Experience & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology, or equivalent experience

  • 5+ years validated experience in a similar role

  • Prior team management & supervision experience

  • Experience managing contractors and suppliers

  • Total Productive Maintenance/ Manufacturing (TPM) management experience including the utilization of maintenance/calibration management software

  • Experience with CMMS

  • Able to read, write and fluently communicate in English

Desired Experience & Skills

  • Prior experience with using lean methodology and tools, such as variation reduction / 6-sigma and standard work

  • Work in a Medical (or other highly regulated) environment

  • Knowledge of MPulse Maintenance software

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Other maintenance programs

Physical Requirements

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, stand, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance, stoop, bend, talk and hear.

  • Able to exert 50 to 100lbs. of force occasionally, 25 to 50 lbs. of force frequently and 10 to 20 lbs. of force constantly

  • Standing/Walking is required up to 90% of the workday

  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


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.