2nd shift wax associate

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 2nd Shift Wax Associate for Leica Biosystems is responsible for setting up, operating and ensuring adjustments of equipment are completed in a timely manner.

This position is part of the Production Team located in Richmond, IL and will be onsite. At Leica Biosystems, our vision is to advance cancer diagnostics and improve lives.

You will be a part of the Wax Production team and report to the Operations Manager responsible for setting up and operating the wax line. If you thrive in a fast-paced role and want to work to build a world-class Production organization-read on.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

+ Set up and operate wax line

+ Hand load appropriate raw material for the next wax load according to the schedule.

+ Perform quality control testing on all equipment

The essential requirements of the job include:

+ High school diploma or equivalent (will consider experience in lieu of education)

+ Ability to communicate (understand/speak) in English

+ Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.; standing/walking 90% of the workday

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

+ Working in a medical factory setting

The hourly rate for this role is 18.50. This is the rate that we in good faith believe is the rate for this role at the time of this posting.

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.

At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit

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 to request accommodation.

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Job Posting: JC258577348

Posted On: Apr 19, 2024

Updated On: Apr 26, 2024

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