Quality Assurance Engineer II in Chaska, Minnesota at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 11/6/2019

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Job ID: BEC016331

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 www.beckmancoulter.com.
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.


  • Quality Assurance support of the Immunoassay and Urinalysis Instrument manufacturing operations.
  • Ensure compliance to design change procedures, corporate policies and global regulations (FDA QSR, ISO, etc.) and make decisions/provide guidance to prevent a deviation or non-conformance.
  • Work with cross-functional team to identify, contain and disposition non-conforming product.
  • Observe opportunities for potential risk in established instrument designs and manufacturing processes and implement corrective action as necessary.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement of policies, procedures and methods; collaborate with stakeholders to streamline processes.  
  • Establish and drive to daily management actions for quality processes that support corporate initiatives.
  • Assess risk associated with: (i). design changes; (ii). Internal product non-conformances, (iii). External post launch issues. 
  • Evaluate quality system performance and lead kaizen events to improve process efficiency and effectivity.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in scientific or engineering discipline with 2+ years experience, or Master’s degree in scientific or engineering discipline.
  • Certified Quality Engineer Certification (CQE) is strongly preferred,
  • Experience working in the medical device or similarly regulated field is strongly preferred.
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering strongly preferred.

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.