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Supervisor Production Operation in Miami, Florida at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 1/14/2019

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Job ID: BEC013239

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 Supervisor Instrument Manufacturing manages the daily manufacturing operations of a product Value Stream as measured by meeting SQDIP targets. The incumbent critical success factors will include maintaining a disciplined Daily Management process utilizing DBS tools (DMP, SW, 5S, PSP,QSB), developing talent & building teams. Team of direct reports will include Instrument Manufacturing Technicians & Engineering Technicians.

Primary duties include:
  • Ensures safe processes and actions, sustains proactive hazard identification programs.
  • Mentor & develops both hourly & salaried associates. Maintain flexible workforce of both regular & temporary employees.
  • Utilizes problem solving techniques to implement both containment & root cause countermeasures.
  • Strives for external quality levels of >95% FPY. Owns quality in area by utilizing QSB including documentation & follow up, internal quality improvement & scrap reduction. Maintains procedures in an ISO & regulated environment.
  • Act as Kaizen champion for team. Strives for one piece flow manufacturing. Drives team to identify & implement improvement opportunities in lead time & manufacturing costs.
  • Partners with support teams including Sales, Supply Chain, Product Engineering, Finance & Maintenance.
  • Manages both direct & indirect costs in the value streams. 


Job Requirements


  • Bachelors Engineering or 5 years of experience or High School diploma with 8 years of experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge/usage with lean tools: Value Stream Mapping, Standard Work, 5S, Kanban & Practical Problem Solving

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 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.


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