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Job Title: Senior Manager, Hardware Engineering
Company Name: Beckman Coulter Diagnostics
Location: West Sacramento, CA United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 03/20/2023
Expire Date: 04/19/2023
Job Categories: Computers, Software, Healthcare, Other, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Information Technology, Manufacturing and Production, Sales, Executive Management, Quality Control, Research & Development, Medical
Job Description
Senior Manager, Hardware Engineering

Wondering whats within Beckman Coulter Diagnostics? Take a closer look.

At first glance, youll see that for more than 80 years weve been dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory to move science and healthcare forward. Join a team where you can be heard, be supported, and always be yourself. Were building a culture that celebrates backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of all our associates. Look again and youll see we are invested in you, providing the opportunity to build a meaningful career, be creative, and try new things with the support you need to be successful.

Beckman Coulter Diagnostics is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Diagnostics Companies at Danaher. Together, were working at the pace of change to improve patient lives with diagnostic tools that address the worlds biggest health challenges.

The Sr. Manager, Hardware and Systems Engineering for Beckman Coulter is responsible for strategic leadership of new product development and sustainment of instrumentation platforms that are part of the Microbiology business.

This position is part of the a team of multifunctional engineering disciplines located in West Sacramento, CA and will be hybrid. At Beckman Coulter, our vision is to relentlessly reimagine healthcare, one diagnosis at a time.

You will be a part of the Microbiology R&D leadership team and report to the Director of Engineering and Technical Services responsible for collaborating closely with other members of the R&D and operations leadership team to drive operational excellence. If you thrive in a leadership role, are passionate about developing people and continuous improvement, and want to work develop novel solutions to address the global health threat of antimicrobial resistance, please read on.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Be the strategic and operational leader of Hardware Engineering, providing deep technical and organizational leadership

  • Develop resource and budget plans and project roadmaps in conjunction with other business leaders to support product development initiatives

  • Ensure delivery of agreed NPI roadmaps within time, cost and quality standards; utilizing Danaher Business System (DBS) tools to drive effective sustainable processes and problem solving

  • Relentlessly focus on attracting and developing talent, building organizational capability and high-performing, diverse R&D engineering teams

  • Identify and lead incremental and transformational initiatives which will improve quality and effectiveness of R&D programs & operations

  • Act as a partner between Program Management, Product Management, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance, commercial sales, Operations, and other R&D teams.

  • Actively search for best-in-class technologies and partners to support and develop the innovation roadmap or sustain the existing product lines

  • Partner closely with our operations and supply chain team to proactively implement product support strategies, including quality improvements plans and supply chain management

  • Be accountable for R&D engineering talent management, including hiring and growth of engineering associates

Essential Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree with an engineering discipline (Mechanical, Electrical, Systems, Optics) with 14+ years of experience OR Master's / Doctoral degree in field with 12+ years AND related experience included 4+ years managing people.

  • Significant experience in R&D/product development and post-launch design change in a regulated medical device field

  • Strong track record of product development under a quality management system, ideally with design controls and medical device directives

  • Experienced in product development strategy & managing concurrent NPI project budgets of varying complexities

  • Experience of managing hardware product development alongside assay/reagent and software development through the effective use of daily management/Agile project management techniques

  • Strong technical capability, including familiarity with various detection technologies used in the life science/medical device space, modern software/firmware design, and test method development. Experience with injection molded consumables is a plus.

  • Effective problem solver and data-driven decision maker; results and delivery oriented; ability to perform under pressure

At Beckman Coulter Diagnostics we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, hybrid working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement in which you can work part-time at the Company location identified above and part-time remotely from your home. Additional information about this hybrid work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Beckman Coulter Diagnostics can provide.

When you join us, youll also be joining Danahers global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, youll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

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We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.

If youve ever wondered whats within you, theres no better time to find out.

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