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Global DBS Leader – Biotech Quality in Portsmouth, United Kingdom at Pall

Date Posted: 3/15/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: LIF003952

About Us

Pall Corporation is a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, serving the diverse needs of customers across the broad spectrum of life sciences and industry.

Pall Life Sciences provides cutting-edge products and services to meet the demanding needs of customers discovering, developing and producing biotech drugs, vaccines, cell therapies and classic pharmaceuticals. Pall offers advanced medical technologies, which are often a patient’s last line of defense from dangerous pathogens. Pall’s food and beverage products provide critical protection from contaminants during various manufacturing steps.

Pall Industrial serves a diverse range of customers in the microelectronics, aerospace, fuels, petrochemical, chemical, automotive, and power generation industries. Pall is a key supplier to the innovative and demanding semiconductor and consumer electronics industries, and provides filtration products used in critical applications on commercial and military aerospace vehicles. Pall products are key to the reliability of industrial equipment. Pall’s engineered solutions help municipal and industrial customers address mounting water quality, scarcity and demand issues, and help energy companies maximize production and develop commercially successful next generation fuels.

Headquartered in Port Washington, New York, Pall has offices and plants throughout the world.

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Position Objective:
  • To promote and facilitate the successful implementation of the Danaher Business System (DBS) in the Pall Biotech Quality team to enable the achievement of Policy Deployment (PD) and Key Performance Indicator (KPI) targets. To drive cultural change in producing a ‘Quality First’ culture.
Essential Job Functions:
  • Drive targeted, sustainable improvement in Revenue Growth, QDCI (Quality, Delivery, Cost and Innovation) that is tied to Policy Deployment (PD) and Daily Management (DM) by leveraging DBS tools, consulting skills, and the change management process;
  • Assist Biotech Quality and Operations  Leadership in the development of a DBS Roadmap (i.e., how to use the DBS tools to drive sustainable improvement in results);
  • Ensure successful kaizen events by installing and ensuring compliance to the kaizen process (includes; (1) planning of kaizens with a dynamic funnel process tied to PD and Daily Management, (2) kaizen execution and (3) sustainment of kaizens);
  • Promote and facilitate diagnosis Quality related waste throughout the business, and provide expert counsel on appropriate DBS tools to eliminate it;
  • Improve DBS training and facilitation skills by pursuing certification in DBS tools (Certified Practitioner process for self and others);
  • Promote and facilitate associate development in various DBS tools and kaizen leadership and evaluate and approve Associates for Certified Practitioner status;
  • Benchmark and incorporate best practices from other Danaher locations;
  • Facilitate and ensure the effective use of the Kaizen funnel prioritization process to ensure focus on high impact areas;
  • Maintain close links and cooperation with the other Biotech DBS teams.

Job Requirements


  • Excellent skills in change management; 
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills;
  • In depth knowledge of DBS and how to improve processes;
  • Teamwork in a multicultural environment - must be able to lead a team(s) of Danaher employees from multiple disciplines and/or companies;
  • Ability to influence others - must be able to inform, convince, and persuade others to action on key initiatives; 
  • Results orientation - must deliver results;
  • Technical excellence - must possess the technical skills necessary to be seen as credible in DHR by peers and managers;
  • Communication and Didactical skills—must be able to effectively communicate in both written and verbal forms, and at all levels in the organization;
  • Significant practitioner experience in functions/areas being supported;
  • Demonstrated proficiency applying lean principles in a variety of situations;  
  • Hands-on and detail-oriented but also able to see the big picture;
  • Able to think strategically and view the business from a general management standpoint;  
  • Very customer focused and has strong interpersonal and communications skills;  
  • Quickly identify potential DBS talent;  
  • High energy and able to handle conflict;  
  • Independent worker, capable of operating in a fast-moving, ever changing environment and able to effectively deal with difficult situations.  
  • Effective decision making and analytical ability to make sound decisions and recommendations after receiving related data, circumstances, options and consequences;
  • Financial skills to understand and use business financial data;
  • Strategic thinker;
  • Strong problem solving skills;
  • Effective time management and multi-tasking skills;
  • Exhibits an exceptional degree of ingenuity, creativity, and resourcefulness. Viewed as expert within the field;
  • Works under consultative direction toward predetermined long-range goals and objectives. Assignments are often self-initiated. Determine and purpose courses of action necessary to obtain desired results; 
  • High level of Integrity and complies with all relevant company policies and procedures;
  • Prepared to undertake significant levels of international travel. Expected travel can vary but shall not exceed on average 60%.

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.