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Danaher Corporation Performance Partnership Discovery Consultant in Washington DC, District Of Columbia

Wondering what’s within Beckman Coulter Diagnostics? Take a closer look.

At first glance, you’ll see that for more than 80 years we’ve been dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory to move science and healthcare forward. Join a team where you can be heard, be supported, and always be yourself. We’re building a culture that celebrates backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of all our associates. Look again and you’ll see we are invested in you, providing the opportunity to build a meaningful career, be creative, and try new things with the support you need to be successful.

Beckman Coulter Diagnostics is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Diagnostics Companies at Danaher. Together, we’re working at the pace of change to improve patient lives with diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges.

As a Discovery Consultant on the Performance Partnership team at Beckman Coulter, you will be a key leader responsible for assessing the opportunity for cost savings and efficiency opportunities across a lab network and its value stream. You are as comfortable at the VP level and above using the right tools to enhance value stream business change. At Beckman Coulter, we are invested in your success and look forward to working with you in this exciting opportunity.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Work alongside the Performance Partnership (PP) Principal and PP analyst to assess gaps in customers’ current operations and make recommendations to the PP Principal.

  • Diagnose workflow impediments and provide expert counsel on appropriate advanced strategies employing DBS Tools to eliminate waste.

  • Collect current state data points in order to develop proof points & marketing material to promote the success of the program. Define linkages between strategic objectives and process improvements, using both analytical tools and consulting techniques.

  • Help customers re-engineer new or existing operations to create continuous improvement strategy. Work with PP Principal to create a roadmap for deployment of strategy through tactical planning and execution.

  • Collaborate in the development of Beckman’s new internal DBS assessment tool and front end offering.

  • Lead development of customer Statement of Work (SOW) documents with the PP Principal. Attend meetings with the PP Principal and hospital executives. Advises business groups by providing strategic direction to initiative prioritization, frameworks, integration and resource application. Provide support in developing functional and technical specifications.

  • Provide direction and transition of contracts and relationships to the Enterprise Delivery team (post-sale).

  • Assist with mentoring and development of new Performance Partnership Consultants on the Delivery Team and Regional Consultants.

    The essential requirements of the job include:

  • B achelor’s degree in field with 9+ years' experience in continuous improvement, sales or consulting. OR Master’s degree in field with 7+ years' experience.

  • Can consult across large complex business systems and value streams regarding improvement plans focused on cost reduction and cost avoidance Key Performance Indicators at the C-Suite level.

  • Polished demeanor with strong executive presence

  • Strong business insight with background or knowledge of hospital finance

  • Background in diagnostic lab operations

  • Ability to analyze client commercial capabilities, identify root cause and growth tool opportunities; has the skills necessary to be seen as credible by peers and greater sales organization.

  • Ability to accurately assess key business metrics and situations from a “general manager’s” point of view; effective at structured problem solving and critical thinking.

  • Ability to work with functions in the implementation of the DBS roadmap and implement key growth initiatives; successfully leads change, handles conflict / ambiguity

  • Advanced skills in communications, training / adult learning, consulting / influencing; teamwork across disciplines, regions, and cultures

  • Willingness to travel 50-60% with the potential for future international travel

    It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt or evidence of pathway to Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (ie. courses in progress).

  • Background in project management.

  • Laboratory redesign experience

  • Experience using performance improvement and workflow analytic tools.

    At Beckman Coulter Diagnostics we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, remote working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a remote work arrangement in which you can work remotely from your home. Additional information about this remote work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Beckman Coulter Diagnostics can provide.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 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.

Given the essential job duties of this position, the employee is required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation and applicable law.

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.