15 days old

Manager Development Science

Clare, MI 48617

Title:   Manager, Development Science

Level:  M2

Department: R&D

Reporting to: Senior Manager Development Science

Location:  Clare, Ireland

The purpose of the role is to lead R&D project teams with accountability for significant technical Clinical Chemistry projects in Beckman Coulter.  This includes setting project direction, planning, goals, milestones and ensuring project deliverables meet strategic corporate objectives.


  • Development of clinical chemistry reagents, including 3rd party reagent applications, for use on Beckman Coulter analysers and improvement of existing portfolio of Beckman Coulter reagents, where required
  • Co-ordinate with sister sites in Japan & China in the development and verification of new instruments to support critical design specifications related to assay technology
  • Develop extensive project plans using project management tools for delivery to agreed targets and timelines; accountable for meeting CPM due dates and implementation of necessary countermeasures
  • Conduct thorough investigations on project impediments and recommend innovative solutions using best practice knowledge to improve project outcomes
  • Oversee project budgets ensuring they are managed within guidelines; Support R&D tax credit applications
  • Ensure that projects/activities comply with all relevant company policies and procedures, in particular those laid down in FDA, QSR, ISO/IVD and EHS regulations
  • Leads and motivates direct reports to achieve personal development; sets impactful development objectives; provides stretch assignments to develop talent
  • Provide technical and managerial guidance to individual contributors and supervisors; provide informal and formal feedback to project/core teams
  • Provide technical input as the SME to R&D and Operations departments on clinical chemistry reagents as required to resolve technical issues
  • Implement and maintain visual daily management and other DBS tools to drive productivity and project delivery; ensure that project targets are monitored and reported in line with project timelines and company expectations
  • Enables constructive collaboration between disciplines and functional areas; has strong understanding of related disciplines and functional areas
  • Drives innovation and continuous improvement initiatives through the use of delegation and associate empowerment
  • Communicates effectively across functions and manages relationships with other Beckman Coulter sites and external partners; promotes interactions between disciplines and departments; removes obstacles to teamwork and collaboration
  • Develop and maintain relationships with OEM suppliers for controlling and improving the quality of current reagents
  • Ensures strong emphasis on customer, both internal and external
  • Other duties as assigned by the manager

    Education/ Experience:

    • Bachelor€™s Degree with 9+ years in Science/Diagnostic Industry or Master€™s/Doctoral Degree with 7+ years in Science/Diagnostic Industry
    • Experience with development and use of clinical chemistry reagents
    • Experience with application programs on clinical chemistry analysers
    • Experience with the management and leadership of technical teams
    • Extensive knowledge of design change documentation and change management systems
    • Extensive program and personnel management experience in the Diagnostic industry.

      Knowledge & Skills:    

      • Leadership and performance management skills for team of scientists and technical associates in charge of reagent development and assay applications to clinical chemistry analysers
      • Manages and responds to impact of change; helps others cope with change
      • Detailed knowledge of system business, instrument and reagents
      • Two way communication €“ ability to present information with conviction and enthusiasm. Openly shares information and actively listens to others.
      • Project management/Danaher Business Systems tools and processes
      • Management of field evaluation for new products
      • Management of innovations
      • Knowledge of Quality Assurance, GMP/FDA regulations

        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 €œEEO is the Law€ poster is available here.","industry":"Medical Device


Posted: 2020-05-21 Expires: 2020-06-20

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