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Process Engineering Specialist

Company: Danaher Corporation
Location: Carlsbad
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

In our line of work, life isn't a given - it's the ultimate goal. When life takes an unexpected turn, our technology and solutions enable caregivers to make informed diagnostic decisions to improve patient care. This is our shared purpose at Radiometer and what unites all +4000 of us - no matter our roles or where in the world we're located. Creating impactful innovations like ours doesn't happen overnight - it requires uncompromising persistency, passion, and a desire to make a difference. Here, you can learn, grow, and chart an uncommonly diverse career.
Radiometer is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Diagnostics Companies at Danaher. Together, we're working at the pace of change to improve patient lives with diagnostic tools that address the world's biggest health challenges.
Are you an experienced and motivated Process Engineering Specialist looking for an opportunity to work in a highly regulated environment such as medical devices? Do you enjoy leading and executing continuous improvement initiatives using lean and six sigma principles to improve productivity, yield and quality? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!
As a Process Engineering Specialist, you will promote and maintain a culture of safety in all processes and throughout the organization. You will oversee compliance with regulatory and internal quality system requirements for process validations, as well as the implementation of equipment maintenance and calibration to ensure process control and reduce product risk. You will streamline, simplify and poka-yoke processes with a focus on safety, quality, waste reduction and cost improvement.
You will define, implement and maintain standard operating procedures and work instructions to improve operational performance. You will lead the definition, execution and reporting of validations, while also providing technical guidance and project management to initiatives to improve cost, quality and performance. Additionally, you will support manufacturing, analyze, test and evaluate manufacturing processes and generate detailed procedures and specifications for processes, tools and equipment.

  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives using lean and six sigma principles to improve productivity, yield and quality

  • Streamline processes and validations for safety, quality, waste reduction, cost improvement and VAVE methodologies

  • Execute validations, provide guidance & lead initiatives to improve cost, quality & performance

  • Support manufacturing, analyze, test and evaluate manufacturing processes and generate detailed procedures and specifications for processes, tools and equipment

  • Recommend and apply Danaher Business Systems/Lean Manufacturing tools to reduce process variability and measure performance


    • Bachelor's degree in Industrial or Mechanical engineering or equivalent

    • 5+ years of experience as a process engineer or similar

    • 2+ years of experience in process validations

    • 2+ years of experience leading projects

    • Experience in Lean Manufacturing tools such as Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA) and formalized problem solving

      Preferred Qualifications

      • Experience in a highly regulated environment such as medical device

      • PMP or similar certification or project management training

      • Experience with Process Capability Analysis, Mini-Tab or JMP Statistical Knowledge


        • The salary range for this role is $91,000 to $130,000. This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.

        • This job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay.

        • We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

        • Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company's sole discretion, consistent with the law.

          When you join us, you'll also be joining Danaher's global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you'll 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.The EEO posters are available here ( .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 to request accommodation. If you've ever wondered what's within you, there's no better time to find out.

Keywords: Danaher Corporation, San Diego , Process Engineering Specialist, Engineering , Carlsbad, California

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