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Danaher Corporation Project Manager - Genomics Product Line in Indianapolis, Indiana

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 www.beckmancoulter.com.

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.

Are you ready for the next step in your Project Manager Career? You, the Genomics Project Manager, is responsible for creating and executing Genomics Product Line initiatives in support of the overall business plan. These initiatives would be related to, but not limited to, new product introductions and business to business collaborations and partnerships. The Project Manager will lead the day-to-day execution of their projects, identify when and where their projects are off-target, and facilitate analysis and action to get the project back on-target. He or she will partner with product management, application development scientists, sales, field and commercial marketing, quality & regulatory, service, research and development, and finance to enable on-time completion of our business strategy.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a genomics project schedule from inception to completion of each project.

  • Work with the project teams and stakeholders to remove roadblocks.

  • Challenge processes and find a better way to do things with focus on results.

  • Communicate all types of information to the project team, management, and project stakeholders, and communicate difficult information effectively to leadership.

  • Exercise Danaher Business Systems fundamentals and innovation growth tools, to use all VPM artifacts effectively to manage the team, and to create and use metrics to indicate project status

  • Maintain an extensive understanding of the organizational processes and cross functional resources needed to create and support master project schedules.

  • Facilitate creating project plans, have an understanding of the Master Schedule and each team member’s swim-lanes to the extent that impacts are understood immediately and counter-measured are needed.

  • Forecast buffer burn based on leading indicators, determine project health by reviewing KPIs, drive team to anticipate and prevent risks, and implement effective countermeasures.

  • Apply DBS to drive project results and improvements.

Qualifications:

Education and experience requirements:

  • BA/BS or equivalent in business, life science, or marketing.

  • 4 years + experience in Project Management, or equivalent experience in different roles that incorporate the experience and responsibilities described. May accept less experience with higher degree or internal Danaher experience.

  • Demonstrated success managing and completing successful projects or launching excellent products

  • 2 years + experience within Life Science, Diagnostics or related scientific industry preferred.

CRITICAL COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

  • Ability to influence all levels of the organization from Senior Leaders, Functional Leaders to technical domain experts and practitioners in all functional areas and gain followership

  • Effective coaching and mentoring, teamwork skills

  • Strong ability to build consensus

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, negotiating, conflict resolution, and leadership skills

  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams globally

  • Independence and good judgment, positive attitude, and an innovative spirit

  • Able to lead change through others without direct supervisory leverage

  • Highly analytical and metric driven

  • Ability to thrive in a highly metric-focused driven environment

  • Proven process improvement and change management skills

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified 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. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.

Accommodations

Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 202-419-7762 or e-mail applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified 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. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

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