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Beckman Coulter Life Sciences - iDEAS Program - Mechanical Engineer in Nationwide US at Beckman Coulter Life Sciences

Date Posted: 5/13/2019

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Job ID: BEC013478

About Us

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.


Danaher’s Life Sciences and Diagnostics teams are looking for bright and innovative individuals to join our iDEAS Program. iDEAS (Innovation Defines Engineers and Scientists) is a highly competitive, inter-site science and engineering program to jump start your career. Over the span of 18 months, this rotational program offers a smooth transition from academia to industry while having the opportunity to work on 3 different, 6 month long projects in both technical and non-technical functions (Commercial, Marketing and IT).

The intent of this program is to provide exposure to the Danaher Business System (DBS), product knowledge, networking, customer site visits, development training, and visibility to product and service functions that will position you to advance your career within the organization.

We are looking for a mechanical engineer for Beckman Coulter Life Sciences in Loveland, CO. As a member of the team you will be a key developer investigating new solutions to fluid transport in small volume and micro-fluidics environments. You will research, develop and implement prototype solutions.

Our program offers relocation assistance, competitive compensation, benefits, and specialized training. Participants will be assigned Project Leads and a mentor to help guide and navigate them throughout their rotations.

If you have a passion for innovation and a desire to work for a company improving patient health, please apply below to start your career journey with Danaher!
Danaher 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 have permanent US Work Authorization (US opportunities)
  • Must be fully completed with your degree program and able to start by early July 2019
  •  Two years or less of post-graduation industry experience 
  • Mechanical, Chemical or Biomedical Engineering major/focus of study
  •  Demonstrated leadership potential through internships, academic departments, clubs, research projects, etc.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  •  Strong technical knowledge
  • Ability to adapt under conditions of ambiguity, and able to adapt to new assignments
  • Strong data analytics and problem solving skills
  • Strives for innovative solutions, and motivated by continuous improvement
  • Results oriented as an individual and in a team setting– has track record for delivery results, takes ownership and is accountable
Qualifications Specific to Engineering Students:
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in the following disciplines:
    • Biomedical, Mechanical or Chemical
  •  GPA of 3.4 or better (Undergraduate and relevant Master's programs)

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.