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DBS Leader in Clare, Ireland at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 3/13/2019

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Job ID: BEC014311

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.


Title:                            DBS Leader
Level:                           P5
Location:                     Clare
Reporting to:             Site Leader BCI
  • Actively promote and drive the implementation of the Danaher Business System across Beckman Coulter Ireland.
  • Support Policy Deployment and the development and achievement of the DBS Action Planning process.
  • Facilitate and Lead the successful implementation of Kaizens for PD/KPI initiatives.
  • Ensure that the Kaizen funnel and sustainment process in Clare are functioning correctly.
  • Lead Ireland LEAN conversion
  • Develop, support and challenge the Ireland KAIZEN leadership talent pool
  • Facilitate and support the monthly Operations review management process
  • Ensure that all DBS implemented operations are performed at quality levels and standards as specified by international and national authorities (FDA, cGMP, ISO etc) and Beckman Coulter world-wide needs.
  • Actively participate in the Beckman Coulter Ireland Leadership team and be an active part of the development and realization of goals and strategies.
  • Personally contribute to the business and growth of Beckman Coulter Ireland through active and innovative participation with the Beckman Coulter Global organization.
  • Take Leadership for delivery of strategic Beckman Coulter initiatives as shall be discussed, directed and agreed.
  • Be the Supply Chain representative for MUV projects across the site.

Job Requirements


Education/ Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum 10+ years  relevant experience in the Life Science/Health Care industry
  • Proven DBS Leader with an  innovative and creative track record and a flair for continuous system improvements
  • Ability to analyze commercial capabilities, identify root cause and growth tool opportunities
  • Strong Knowledge of key DBS growth tools: Transformative Marketing, Voice of Customer (VOC), Customer Segmentation, Demand Generation, Funnel Management, Value Selling, Pricing Margin Management (or non-DHR equivalents) 
  • Ability to accurately assess key business metrics and situation, 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 drives change, handles conflict / ambiguity
  • Ability to be an independent worker, capable of operating in a fast-moving, ever changing environment and able to effectively deal with difficult situations.

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 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 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.


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