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Senior Technician Quality Control in Chaska, Minnesota at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 1/8/2019

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Job ID: BEC013695

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.


As Sr Quality Control Technician, you will perform Microbioloy testing and analysis within the Reagent Manufacturing QC department and occasional final testing of Immunoassay products.  The Technician Quality Control role is responsible for carrying out product assessment testing and analysis complying with GMP and in accordance with Beckman Coulter, Inc. Chaska procedures. 
Timely and accurate completion of all related documentation is a key part of the role. You will also ensure that the laboratory and equipment are maintained to a safe and compliant standard.

This position is M-F, 9a – 6p

Job Requirements


  • BS in Chemistry, Biology or Microbiology with 0-2 yrs exp
  • Experience working in Microbiology Lab. Especially with environmental monitoring, plating of samples, dilutions, and filtering.
  • Uses ability and experience (in accordance with company policies and procedures) to complete complex activities in creative and efficient ways.
  • Responsible for complex assignments where considerable judgment and initiative are necessary in resolving problems and making recommendations
  • Decisions and results have a material impact on department/function resources and objectives.
  • Meet regulatory requirements and follow policies and procedures.
  • Assists in developing new techniques and procedures that lead to greater departmental efficiency.
  • Refers extremely complex issues to higher levels.
  • May assist in training other associates
  • Basic understanding of statistics. 
  • Knowledge and application of Lean Manufacturing and Danaher Business System is a plus.

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.