Manufacturing Lead - 2nd Shift in Carlsbad, California at Radiometer

Date Posted: 10/26/2018

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Job ID: RAD001735

About Us

At Radiometer, our mission is to help caregivers make diagnostic decisions that save lives. To provide caregivers the insight and confidence that help them arrive at the right diagnostic decisions – decisions that in the end help save lives.
On a yearly basis millions of lives are touched by the information our solutions provide and that’s a fact, we take very seriously; the more critical the setting, the greater the requirements are and that’s why we’ve made it our vision to improve global healthcare with reliable, fast and easy patient diagnoses.
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Our people
At Radiometer, we acknowledge that the information our products provide is often the difference between life and death; an acknowledgement that drives and unites us as a company. From biotech and software specialists to financial controllers and engineers, all 3200 colleagues are committed and dedicated to help realize life’s potential.

If you aspire to be part of a purpose, performance and values driven organization whose mission and vision guide every action, we are eager to hear from you.

Radiometer offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. 

Radiometer 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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This role is responsible for ensuring production of all Sendx Manufacturing Cells (Substrate, Solution Pack, Formulations Lab, Dispense, and Sensor) are actively engaged to meet daily customer demand and production schedule. The Manufacturing Lead ensures safety and quality standards are maintained at all times. The Manufacturing Lead will assemble products by using a variety of specialized equipment, fixtures, work instructions and test equipment to perform a series of operations to correctly produce/assemble/test medical devices.
  • Work with Value Stream Supervisors, Operations Manager and other team leads to manage and prioritize staffing assignments to ensure customer demand and the production schedule are met.
  • Coordinate employee training to ensure that procedures are followed and meet all quality requirements.
  • Use basic problem solving skills to ensure stable operation of the work cell.
  • Report problems or concerns with quality, processes, equipment, materials and labor to Value Stream Supervisors.
  • Work closely with support staff such as Technicians, Manufacturing/Quality Engineering, R&D, Value Stream Supervisors Materials/Warehouse to resolve issues.
  • Observe, maintain, coordinate and complete standard work.
  • Facilitate regular team communication such as Daily Management meetings and provide necessary updates to all second shift employees.
  • Provide shift changeover notes (i.e. emails) to the next shift.
  • Identify and support continuous improvement efforts with Value Stream Supervisors.
  • Sustain and drive lean manufacturing and 5S activities.
  • Participate as an active member of the production team and assist in product processing when required.
  • Follow documented policies and procedures as designated by the company’s Quality System.
  • Follow detailed production/assembly/testing instructions, processes and procedures.
  • Complete required documentation relating to regulatory requirements.
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area to facilitate manufacturing functions.
  • Utilize DBS concepts and tools in the performance of daily activities.
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.

Job Requirements


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating procedures, and maintenance instructions. 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) 
  • Ability to communicate effectively through oral and written communications.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Ability to work with others collaboratively
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Must not have any chemical allergies: Work areas may contain adhesives, solvents, and chemical processes 
  • Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, reach with hands and arm’s length, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, and crouch
  • Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Specific vision requirements include close vision and color vision
  • Must be willing and able to conform to cleanroom practices with regard to apparel and personal hygiene
  • Must be able to start one hour prior to second shift’s start time
  • Experience leading teams or projects strongly desired 
  • Medical device manufacturing or Aerospace experience 
  • Lean manufacturing and continuous process improvement experience   

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 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% 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.