Value Stream Leader in Timonium, Maryland at Pall

Date Posted: 11/11/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: IND000843

About Us

Find what drives you on a team with a 70+ year history of being recognized for discovery, determination, and innovation.   As a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, Pall Corporation thrives on helping our customers protect people. Our portfolio is broad, so if your interests lie along the spectrum of Life Sciences to Industrial, you’ll find a rewarding role here.  Our career opportunities are as diverse as our products and they are all focused on creating better lives and a better planet.  At Pall, we believe that innovation is our legacy, our privilege, and our destiny. If that resonates with you, join us! 


The incumbent will provide leadership and support for several value streams operations. Must ensure operational objectives and measurements are achieved.  Timonium is the Center of Excellence for Melt Blowing Technology globally for Pall Corporation and this value stream offers the unique opportunity to develop new business.  This includes line moves, set-up, process improvements and the potential to utilize the DBS toolkit to exceed expectations regarding a large scale corporate project. This position provides daily communication and direction concerning value stream performance and opportunities for improvement.  
  • Ensure that the value stream meets both external and internal customer requirements
  • Lead operations and on-call responsibilities, including weekend shift coverage rotations 
  • Supervise hourly associates in order to achieve production lead-time while maintaining high quality at low costs
  • Promote associate engagement in process / safety improvements 
  • Develop, sustain and adapt training programs that are implemented through standard work practices that enable value streams to meet their respective business requirements
  • Encourages and supports a continual learning environment; where cross training and employee involvement/empowerment is valued
  • Provide leadership and support for the off-shift manufacturing operation ensuring that objectives concerning Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and Productivity are achieved
  • Maintain adequate work force, make recommendations on hiring, terminations, relocations/transfers training schedules, advancements, suggestions, and disciplinary requirements
  • Coordinate staffing requirements and cross training needed to assure that required personnel capacities are available to meet the required workloads
  • Effective turnover to oncoming counterparts at start and end of shifts 
  • Maximize the performance of value streams by implementing and sustaining lean conversion principles in order to meet customer requirements. 
  • Effectively drive and mentor Danaher Business Systems (DBS), while championing an environment of teamwork and associate engagement 
  • Lead and engage employees during Kaizens to drive continuous improvements
  • Lead daily management to drive sustainable, continuous improvements in Safety, Quality, Productivity, On Time Delivery, and materials management. Report necessary counter-measures and problem solving data to management in the daily management walkthrough and reviews
  • Maximize productivity and manufacturing efficiency of production
  • Collaborate with the engineering team to assure product integrity is maintained.  Document and qualify changes to product, process and equipment
  • Manage cost, quality, schedule, inventory and health, safety & environmental activities for the location 
  • Ensure the shipment goals, business goals, customer requirements and production plans are achieved and that manufacturing capacity meets the sales plans
  • Set clear goals and provide an example to manufacturing employees by conduct, appearance and behavior
  • Working with other site leaders to ensure that the production employees are organized, trained and provided daily management
  • Ensure building and property security is maintained
  • Ensure a safe working environment exists consistent with OSHA and company policies and safety equipment is maintained and effectively used
  • Ensure that environmental regulations and good practices are adhered to
  • Verify that all employees conduct business in a manner that complies with company policy
  • Provide an example to all employees by conduct, appearance, and behavior
  • Must be able to work independently with little supervision
  • Effectively communicates requirements using a team approach to accomplish goals and objectives of the business
  • Develops work cells for product families which challenge associates to develop state-of-the-art processes while using such items as on-line process information, cross functional job descriptions and Kanban
  • Provides input for capital expenditures for new equipment and facilities 
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements


  • 10 years of manufacturing leadership responsibility or a Bachelor of Science Degree with a minimum of 2- 5 years’ experience, or an AAS degree with a minimum of five years’ experience.  
  • Experience in direct support of manufacturing product value streams 
  • 2 years of experience using continuous improvement tools and methodologies
Position Competencies 
  • Strong verbal and communications skills
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities
  • Ability to multitask and problem solve
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Understanding of unit operations, process equipment, and technology
  • Experience with manufacturing planning/scheduling, and lean manufacturing concepts
  • Knowledge of business systems, engineering, manufacturing, and financial systems    
Other Requirements 
  • Charts the Course
  • Drives Innovation and Growth
  • Leads Through DBS
  • Builds People, Teams, and Organizations
  • Acts with Integrity
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, 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.