Value Stream Manager in Hebron, Kentucky at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 10/25/2019

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Job ID: BEC016290

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.


The Distribution Manager directs and manages the day-to-day operations of a fast-paced distribution warehouse. The incumbent analyzes and implements distribution strategies to support customer expectations including on time delivery, quality, productivity and various other metrics specific to appropriate functional areas. The selected candidate develops and implements process improvement projects, practices Lean & Six Sigma principles to achieve established goals and objectives. The selected candidate manages and controls incoming inventory products and ensures finished goods inventory integrity. The Distribution Manager is responsible for: 

  • Communicating values, strategies, and objectives to team. 
  • Fostering a culture of accountability, engagement, quality, and customer satisfaction in a Lean environment. 
  • Ensures projects are completed on time within budget and manages the development of processes and procedures to implement functional strategies 
  • Manage all distribution activities with a Supervisory staff to ensure assignments and daily objectives are met on or ahead of schedule by ensuring operation is adequately staffed and properly trained. 
  • Ensuring compliance with applicable agencies including FAA, IMDG, IATA, FDA and DOT. 
  • Fostering a culture that utilizes Lean principles & methods to increase productivity & eliminate waste. 
  • Identifying distribution issues or problems and develop and implementing corrective actions to address root causes 
  • Evaluating shift workloads and delegating assignments to ensure daily operational requirements are met. 
  • Answering questions and responding to requests by internal and external customers. 
  • Tracking productivity and other established facility goals. Develop additional metrics as needed to improve and manage distribution processes. 
  • Enforcing systems, policies, procedures, regulatory requirements and productivity standards. 
  • Promoting and adhering to all safety requirements of the distribution center. 

Job Requirements


The ideal candidate should possess a bachelor degree in business or related field with 9+ years experience in a logistics and distribution environment or a Master’s Degree with 7+ years logistics and distribution experience. Candidates should possess prior experience in ISO 9001, ISO 14385, CAPA process, Oracle, WMS, Microsoft Office applications, and Lean / Six Sigma.

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.