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Technician - Reagent Manfacturing in Southfield, Michigan at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: BEC013207

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.


In this role the Manufacturing Techinican will assist the Manufacturing Scientists with manual processes of handing chemical reaction processes including isolation, purification, transportation, storage, receiving following standard operating procedure in an ISO 9001 facility. A highlight of the job duties include
  • Work under the supervision of a chemist
  • Monitor chemical processes and test the quality of products to make sure that they meet standards and specifications
  • Set up and maintain laboratory instruments and equipment
  • Prepare chemical solutions
  • Conduct chemical and physical experiments, tests, and analyses
  • Compile and interpret results of tests and analyses
  • Prepare technical reports, graphs, and charts, and summarize results
  • Maintains a clean and safe lab environment in compliance to environment, health, and safety policies and orders, maintains, and appropriately disposes of lab supplies, consumables, and chemicals.

Job Requirements


  • Able to operate manual and electric fork lifts, 
  • Physical ability to lift and move heavy objects
  • Comfortable working with flammable liquids and solid hazardous chemicals under supervision and training in a chemical manufacturing facility
  • Willing to operate complex scientific equipment for reagent manufacturing
  • Able to follow standard operating procedure and have solid understanding of product quality;  
  • High School Graduate or equivalent with 2+ Years of Experience required
  • Prior experience in a Reagent Manufacturing environment or technical related field is preferred.
  • Laboratory based experience in chemistry and a mechanical aptitude is highly desirable. 

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.