EH&S Manager in Hebron, Kentucky at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 2/2/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: BEC007330

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.


Position Summary:

The position provides vision and direction for facilities program and guides a team to execute this vision. The Manager is responsible for managing and leading the Hebron and Florence facilities organizations including strategic planning and project portfolio management and supporting the plant production, utility, facility, quality operations across both sites.

Essential Functions / Key Results Areas:

  • Reports directly to VP, Global Facilities; provides hands-on leadership, oversight and execution of the facility operations.

  • Manages and monitor all facility operating expenses to ensure budget objectives are achieved. This includes all functions related to operating the facility such as utilities, building repairs, maintenance, and equipment.

  • Manages vendor and supplier relationships with procurement to ensure maximum values of investments are realized through favorable negotiating and servicing of contracts and service agreements. Ensure agreed to services and supplies are carried out as specified. Liaison with town officials, outside contractors, suppliers, and et al. related building needs.

  • Measure and manage customer feedback, written and verbal throughout the year. Conduct formal and informal relationship meetings with site leadership.

  • Act as the Customer’s Representative and ensure that building tenants are provided the necessary service and support.

  • Manages the annual Engagement Survey Action Plans from associate’s feedback sessions.

  • Develop and submit detailed operating and capital budgets annually. Provide monthly variance analysis and submit all periodic forecasts by assigned due dates. Attend client meetings as required to present budget/actuals summary details and provide commentary for all variances.

  • Effectively develops and leads the Facilities, Maintenance and Engineering support organization to provide site services with accountability for execution of capital projects, process control automation, plant maintenance and site maintenance to enable the site operations and other support functions to meet or exceed business expectations in cost, quality, compliance, safety, culture and capital.

  • Effectively executes projects that improve quality, safety, product cost, risk reduction and plant capabilities. This includes the development and preparation of required GMP documentation required for the engineering and facility projects as well as the ongoing facility, equipment and utility maintenance programs. Assures completion of all phases a project in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Networks and partners effectively internally with cross-functional disciplines (Procurement, Technical Support, Manufacturing, Quality, Finance, IT, HR) as well as externally with customers, suppliers, and regulators to ensure compliance with company policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements, as well as promote an organizational culture that supports the achievement of business objectives

  • Develops direct reports and builds a high-performance team through utilization of a performance management process that sets expectations, ensures ongoing coaching/mentoring and assesses employee performance.

  • Support compliance with safety and security procedures.

Job Requirements



Education / Qualifications / Certifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering related field, or equivalent Science or Manufacturing Management related field, or a combination of education and industry experience.

  • Professional Engineer (PE) a plus.

  • Project Management Certification (PMP) a plus.

    Experience / Knowledge:

  • Proficiency in word processing, computer aided design (CAD), and project/time management software.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • 9+ years of experience leading and managing cross functional teams specializing in pharmaceutical related environment as well as experience in the facility and utility.

  • Leadership experience which includes motivating and developing others.

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently, have proven verbal and written communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills.

  • Must be knowledgeable with energy management software, maintenance software, and material handling control systems.

  • Working knowledge of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, carpentry, HVAC equipment, facility systems, and other maintenance related areas.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science and technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life around the world. Our family of world class brands have unparalleled leadership positions in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including health care, environmental and communications. We are a globally diverse team of 66,000 associates united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our ultimate competitive advantage. In 2013, we generated $19.1 billion in revenue and our market capitalization exceeded $50 billion. We are ranked #152 on the Fortune 500 and, during the past 20 years, our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by nearly 2,800 percent.

At Danaher, you’ll have the opportunity to build a career in a way no other company or environment can duplicate. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and most importantly, like to win. Why? Because it’s fun! But, when it comes to the development of our leaders and associates, we’re serious. Our business is growing, and we need top talented people to keep winning. The breadth and depth of our family of brands makes it possible for us to offer a variety of dynamic and challenging career opportunities across multiple global industries. Working with us, you’ll have the unique experience to learn the Danaher Business System, our common operating system used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create tremendous value for customers and shareholders. At Danaher, great people do extraordinary things.  Come join our winning team.