Production Engineer 12+ months contract in Nationwide Australia at Leica Biosystems

Date Posted: 8/20/2019

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Job ID: ADV001137

About Us

Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation. As the only company to own the workflow from biopsy to diagnosis, we are uniquely positioned to break down the barriers between each of these steps.  Our mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 9 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit  for more information.

Leica Biosystems Imaging, Inc. 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.
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check. 

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To support and develop production assembly and test processes for a new medical device project so that the quality of shipped product meets all the relevant design and regulatory requirements and there is a system in place to facilitate/implement ongoing improvements.

Major Responsibilities
• Achieve full compliance to relevant standards applied to factory processes and production
• Prepare and iterate PFMECAs and implement risk mitigation
• Develop and iterate PCPs for sub-assemblies and instrument build and test
• Complete prototype assembly and train production staff, support process validation
• Analyse failures and faults from prototype builds and implement corrective actions
• Measure assembly times and take actions to improve process productivity targets
• Develop the testing plan including the phase out of identified tests
• Develop, procure and document assembly aids
• Support DHR preparation and automation and the completion of other DHFR artefacts to support the project.

Job Requirements


• Tertiary/Degree qualified (Production/ Electro-mechanical Discipline)
• 4+ years production engineering experience in an electro-mechanical production environment.
• Ability to develop/establish/Document assembly and test processes for production including sub level, and final testing.
• Ability to write/support software programs for test control and reporting.
• Strong interpersonal skills to be able to support the “shop floor”, work with product development to define manufacturing assembly and test requirements and provide technical guidance to other Engineers.
• Strong problem solving skills to identify and implement improvements to internal systems and processes and diagnose instrument failures.
Highly Desirable:
• Medical device or high part count manufacturing experience
• Experience with process monitoring, statistical process control or other continuous improvement and lean methodologies.
• Programming experience with Python, Visual Basic, C++ or  Labview
• Experience with ERP systems, BOMs structures and production routings

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.