Analyst II, Program Management in Chaska, Minnesota at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 9/11/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: BEC015191

About Us

Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems, found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world, produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on all seven continents. For 80 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples’ lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care.
Beckman Coulter offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits. We think you'll like what you see.
If you believe your education and experience are in line with the position description and qualifications referred to above, and are motivated, energetic, and looking for a new and exciting opportunity, please submit your resume online at the URL below or at
Beckman Coulter 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.


Project coordinator is responsible for activities supporting new system development program management. This position will support activities for complex, global, multi- team programs; including organizing, tracking, and analyzing key control metrics for program. The project coordinator will drive improvements to standard work that spans across the program to assure program milestone achievement and enhance visualization, communication, and recognition. Lead subprojects to assure on-time delivery of critical program activities.

  • Coordinate information gathering, collect data, review, and prepare monthly metric, KPI, and reports. Must be able to audit, interpret and understand complex data to ensure validity and accuracy of key reporting requirements.
  • Define, drive, and track execution of action plans as need to support the program.
  • Coordinate and organize regular program communication, recognition or information sharing events by scheduling meetings and setting up for events.
  • Assist in development and implementation of various tools for project tracking and management.
  • Assist in implementation and driving consistency of DBS tools and processes across the department. May participate in Kaizen events.
  • Works with moderate supervision

Most Important Competencies Required:
  • Teamwork - must be able to interface within and across multiple functions and geographies.
  • Communication—must be able to effectively communicate in both written and verbal forms
  • Results Focused - must deliver results
  • Organized & Detail Oriented - must be extremely organized and pay close attention to detail.
  • Accuracy in actions, planning, reporting, and other communications is critical.
  • Adaptable– must be able to understand the drivers for changes in direction or strategy and be a positive force in redirecting teams and actions.
  • Computer and Analytics – must have strong Microsoft Office skills, particularly with Excel, Word and PowerPoint; capable of using Excel to generate and export reports (pivot table, histograms, tables, graphs, formulas, VLOOKUP, etc.)
  • Analytics – must have strong data analysis skills with ability to interpret and present data according to internal customer needs

Beckman Coulter 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.

Job Requirements


Must be able to define project plans and drive teams to successful execution. Need strong interpersonal and communication skills. Must be action oriented and results driven. Attention to detail is critical to ensure reports and updates to management contain accurate and up-to-date information.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Science, Business, Finance, Management or related field, preferred.  A candidate with significant relative work experience, without a bachelor’s degree will be considered.
  • Minimum of 2- 5 years of relevant work experience in project management is preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency in time and project management
  • Ability to learn new tools/techniques quickly
  • Experience using lean/virtual tools for project tracking and management desirable
  • Lean tool knowledge and/or business analytics skills is desirable
  • Ability to influence others and accomplish tasks without direct authority
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills required

Diversity & Inclusion
At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate 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.

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.