Engineering Manager in Nationwide India at Leica Biosystems

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

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Job ID: ADV001157

About Us

Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation. As the only company to own the workflow from biopsy to diagnosis, we are uniquely positioned to break down the barriers between each of these steps.  Our mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 9 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit  for more information.

Leica Biosystems Imaging, Inc. 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.
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The position of Engineering Manager, Advanced Staining Instruments reports solid line to the Director, India Development Center, with the primary responsibility to provide leadership for an organization of 40+ associates involving multiple subordinate managers and individual contributors across development, verification and DevOps. The teams use Agile software development methodology and are responsible for feature enhancements for Leica Biosystems Advanced Staining Instrument development and support. The Engineering Manager will have full accountability for the on-time project delivery from both business and technical perspectives. The role will require active coordination with cross functional teams at other Leica biosystems locations and effective management of multiple cross-program dependencies.

Key Accountabilities

  • Manages headcount, deliverables, schedules, and costs for multiple ongoing projects and programs, ensuring that resources are appropriately allocated and that goals, objectives, timelines, and budgets are met in accordance with program and organizational roadmaps.
  • Engages with program managers and stakeholders at other Leica Biosystems sites, technical leaders and executives to communicate projects status, escalate issues, and guide and influence strategic decision-making
  • Proactively identifies opportunities for process improvement and cost reductions opportunities.
  • Provides overall people-care management for direct reports, including, hiring, setting and monitoring of annual performance plans, coaching, and career development; drives and fosters organization-wide performance standards, expectations, and practices to support ongoing team member and process development.
  • Enables technology and process innovation in team
  • Drives portfolio management, workforce planning and hiring activities
  • Actively keeps abreast of emerging trends and technology changes
  • Acts as an advisor to BU and site management on key strategy and execution decisions
  • Collaborates with a global ecosystem of peers and partners in meeting objectives
  • Actively involves and participates in IDC local initiatives
  • Ensure various sub project teams are staffed with qualified resources
  • Responsible for achievement of quality, process adherence and on time delivery goals for the projects
  • Identify and drive countermeasures in instances when project is overdue or exceeding budget
  • Establish and monitor use of tools for project tracking and management
  • Ensure compliance to all appropriate Quality Management Systems and company policies and procedures

Job Requirements



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering or Information Technology with 16
  •  plus years of relevant experience or a Master’s degree with 14 years of relevant experience. 
  • Work experience should include 8+ years of people management experience with 3+ years as a manager of managers leading multi-disciplined projects and 2+ years of experience in Agile software development.
  • Advanced project management skills including time and risk management, resource prioritization, and project structuring.
  • Advanced leadership skills including coaching, team building, conflict resolution, and management.
  • Advanced relationship management skills, including partnering and consulting.
  • FDA regulated environment experience is preferred.
  • Fast learner able to quickly become adept at using the Danaher Business System tool set.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to manage team by influence in a matrix organization.
  • Readily accepts responsibility and accountability for project success and key decisions.

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.


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