Supplier Quality Engineer II - Chaska in Chaska, Minnesota at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 7/6/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: BEC015133

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.


  • Plans and organizes routine tasks such as Supplier Selections, Supplier Change Notifications, Supplier Corrective Actions and Supplier Scorecards
  • Evaluate and disposition non-conforming materials and develop plans to prevent re-occurrence
  • Perform Supplier Audits and review of Self-Assessments
  • Develop working relationships with external suppliers through strong communication methods (written and verbal).
  • Assess suppliers for quality and manufacturing capabilities related to specific project need with focus on plastic manufacturing and packaging suppliers
  • Establish and cultivate a wide range of relationships to facilitate completion of assignments.
  • Support initiatives around Supplier Improvements through focused action plans.
  • Works under direction regarding the progress of projects and special assignments.
  • In all actions, demonstrates a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality by maintaining compliance to Quality Policy and documented quality processes and procedures.
  • Promotes a work environment that supports the Quality Policy and Quality System.

Job Requirements


Basic Qualifications:
  • BS degree with minimum 2 years related experience
  • MS degree with minimum 0-2 years related experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering
  • Experience with operating within and communicating requirements of ISO13485, 9001 standards a plus
  • Experience with Plastic Manufacturing suppliers a plus
  • FDA regulated environment experience recommended.
  • Fast learner able to quickly become adept at using the Danaher Business System tool set
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Customer orientation and results driven
  • Demonstrate outstanding work ethic and bring energy and enthusiasm to their work

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.