Manufacturing Engineer I in Chaska, Minnesota at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 3/9/2018

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Job ID: BEC009152

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 Manufacturing Engineering position makes continuous improvements to manufacturing quality, cost and delivery for our customers in the Immunoassay diagnostic markets.  This individual will be part of a highly engaged and capable manufacturing team focused on developing the best-in-class instrument manufacturing systems.  The right candidate will be responsible for the following.

• Develop manufacturing process solutions that improve delivery and cost to customers by minimizing down time and rework due to quality and/or obsolescence issues.

• Solving technical issues by identify root cause(s) and identifying both sort-term and long-term countermeasures.  Designs and develops poka-yoke methods/fixtures within manufacturing process to improve quality and delivery.

• Creates action plans that are used to ensure on-time completion of projects.

• Creates and updates Manufacturing Work instructions and validating manufacturing processes and equipment. 

• Initiates engineering change orders and documentation changes while meeting corporate quality systems standards.  Ability to coordinate changes cross-functionally with planning, purchasing, supplier quality, regulatory and manufacturing.

• Ensures company, industry and regulatory standards are met.

Job Requirements


We are seeking a Manufacturing Engineer that can perform a wide range of tasks.  The following are the qualifications for this position.

• Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical, Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering.

• 1+ years of related experience, preferable in a GMP regulated environment.

• Experience with design change processes (ECOs/DCOs).

• Strong communication skills to lead technical projects.  Ability to communicate design intent, risks, risk mitigations and impact through dFMEAs/pFMEAs.

• Software knowledge:  Outlook, Excel, CAD (2D or 3D), Word, Jump, MiniTab


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 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% 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.