Implementation Project Manager in Chicago, Illinois at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 7/20/2019

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Job ID: BEC015137

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.


This opportunity is only available for current Applications Specialists and/or Implementation Project Managers at Beckman Coulter, DX.

Implementation Project Manager - NACO Service Organization
The Implementation Project Manager is responsible for managing the installation process (hardware setup, instrument verification, customer operations and process training) for major diagnostic manufacturer in clinical accounts within a defined Field Service geographical region.  The Implementation Project Manager adheres to a prescribed Standard Work following standard project management guidelines and exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action for installation and issue resolution.  The Implementation Project Manager is responsible for delivering implementation excellence to our customers in a highly competitive diagnostic environment.

Essential Functions of this role are to:
  • Reconcile customer orders and verify project scope.
  • Participate in pre-installation meetings
  • Prepare project documentation for customers
  • Responsible for resource management / allocation across project
  • Maintain the current task list for customer implementations
  • Communicate periodic updates to the primary Stakeholders using effective oral and written communication.
  • Oversee the request, delivery, and pick up of project deliverables
  • Manage internal scheduling and calendar tools (BTI, Smartsheet, ServiceMax) with key stakeholders
  • Assist customer enrollment in training classes
  • Create plan for flawless implementation execution while monitoring the timelines throughout all phases of the project.
  • Manage customer satisfaction and facilitate lessons learned throughout all phases of the project.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree with 9 plus years or Master’s degree with 7 plus years of industry experience.  Preference will be given to those with a history of working for a major diagnostic manufacturer 
  • Prefer CAPM Certification or CAPM eligible (1500 hours of project management experience or 23 hours of Project Management Education) a plus, not required. 
  • Proven excellence in communication, presentation, facilitation and organizational skills.
  • Ability to influence and collaborate across business functions.
  • Advanced understanding of Diagnostics or Healthcare Industry with heavy emphasis on Laboratory Regulatory environment.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Proven ability to easily shift from broad focus to fine detail and effectively prioritize tasks across multiple activities.
  • Demonstrated history of consistent follow through on issue resolution to satisfactory completion.
  • Must be willing to work out of home based office.
  • Must be willing to travel domestically up to 25% of the time (based on the need of the position).
  • This position has a 50 pound lifting requirement.
  • Must be able to possess a valid driver’s license and good driving record.

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, dental, 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.