Manufacturing Engineering Manager in Chaska, Minnesota at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

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Job ID: BEC016343

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.
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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.


The Manufacturing Engineering Manager will have a mixture of individual contributor and managerial roles focused on Immunoassay consumables products. Primary tasks will include managing and leading a professional team of engineers and scientists while implementing and completing projects that will deliver value to the company, facilitate growth and meet cost, quality, and delivery objectives.
Key Responsibilities:
  • A strong team contributor with leadership abilities to implement department strategy & mission while promoting individual development.
  • Uses Danaher Business Systems (DBS) to problem solve, manage projects and identify product quality improvements, manufacturing process improvements and direct material cost savings.
  • Leads and mentors’ team, dynamically allocating resources to projects that meet business goal and objectives. 
  • Leads high level continuous improvement projects influencing peers and departments to achieve company objectives.
  • Adhere to established policies and procedures.

Job Requirements


  • Candidate must have at least a bachelor’s degree in engineering or science with 9+ years’ experience OR Master’s degree with 7+ years’ experience.
  • Strong Engineering background with Product Development and/or Manufacturing Process experience. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and leadership experience are desired. 
  • Leads by example and motivates personnel by creating a challenging, empowering and collaborative work environment.
  • Demonstrated project planning, management and technical leadership to successfully manage multiple priorities across activities and projects.  
  • Proven track record of working in GMP environment with automated manufacturing production. 
  • Project management skills, experience with Danaher Business Systems (DBS) or other lean systems, CAPA and design changes in a regulated environment are highly desired.

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, 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.