Manufacturing Operations Leader

at Danaher Corporation in Richmond, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Leica Biosystems’ mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. We’re a global leader in cancer diagnostics with the most comprehensive portfolio from biopsy to diagnosis. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence.

Our associates know that every moment matters when it comes to cancer diagnostics. When you come to work, you’re helping develop solutions that enable accurate diagnoses to turn anxiety into answers. Join our diverse, global team of talented people, and be inspired to grow every day.

Leica Biosystems 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.

The Operations Leader for Leica Biosystems is responsible for meeting or exceeding daily KPI’s to meet operational objectives.

This position is part of the Manufacturing Operations team located in Richmond, IL and will be an on-site position. At Leica Biosystems, our vision is to advance cancer diagnostics and improve lives.

You will be a part of Operations and report to the Director of Operations responsible for front-line leadership of day-to-day operations of a designated production team. Provide overall direction to production floor associates in the areas of production, scheduling, performance management, training and other related areas striving to improve overall operational efficiencies. If you thrive in a leadership role and want to work to build a world-class Manufacturing Operations organization-read on.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

+ Coordinates resources and sets daily priorities to meet operational objectives.

+ Oversees and evaluates each cell of the production process to maintain optimum efficiency

+ Proactively manage quality risks/opportunities

+ Communicates effectively with all Supervisors, Managers and associates

+ Lead and participate in structured problem solving and sustain improvements

The essential requirements of the job include:

+ Bachelor’s degree, preferably in the STEM or Business field

+ Minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment.

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

+ Experience leading in a team cGMP environment preferred

+ Experience with continuous improvement processes and lean manufacturing preferred

+ Experienced in ISO 13485

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.

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Job Posting: JC244598295

Posted On: Jul 28, 2023

Updated On: Nov 11, 2023

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