Value Stream Manager in Timonium, Maryland at Pall

Date Posted: 10/29/2019

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Job ID: IND001100

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! 


Supervises and oversee the direct manufacturing operations in terms of safety, quality, productivity, on-time delivery to external customers with the intent of continuous improvement and leading results, under the oversight and guidance of the Operations Manager to achieve sustainable plant goals.
  • 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
  • Develop, sustain and adapt training programs that are implemented through standard work practices that enable value streams to meet their respective business requirements
  • 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 maintenance and engineering teams 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 assigned leadership team and manufacturing employees by conduct and behavior
  • Ensure your leadership team and production employees are organized, trained and drive and support 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
  • Must be able to work independently with little supervision and direct work priorities of direct report supervisors and manufacturing associates
  • Effectively communicates requirements using a team approach to accomplish goals and objectives of the business
  • Develops work cells for product families which challenge employees 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
  • Listening to other points of view and adherence and support differences of opinions
  • Leads day and off-shift operations and on-call responsibilities, including weekend shift coverage rotations
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor of Science Degree 
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in leadership role
  • AAS degree with a minimum of ten years’ experience.  
  • Experience in direct support of manufacturing product value streams.  
  • Solid experience using continuous improvement tools and methodologies
  • Leadership: Willingness to work on the shop floor and lead by example; ability to influence decision making with or without authority, facilitate groups with diverse perspectives, bring teams to agreement. High tolerance for ambiguity
  • Communication:  Interpersonal skills that build productive relationships and influence others, both within the business and across organizations.  Ability to interact with all levels of the business (senior leaders to working teams), exceptionally good listening skills, able to present complex or new ideas with clarity and simplicity
  • Teamwork:  collaborate effectively with others in the spirit of common objectives
  • Planning and Execution: Excellent project management and prioritization skills. Solid business acumen. Able to deliver results despite shifting environment
  • Analytical Problem Solving: Able to identify problems; apply structured and disciplined methodology to identify root cause using data. Innovative and effective solution development, risk mitigation and execution. Hands-on experience with most of the following Lean / Problem solving tools: DMAIC, Lean, voice of the customer, benchmarking, quality function deployment, control charts, standardized work, etc. 

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.