Full Time BOLD Opportunities - Spring 2013
Danaher Corporate - United States

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OPCO Description

Danaher is a Fortune 200, NYSE-listed, science and technology leader that designs, manufactures, and markets innovative products and services to professional, medical, industrial, and commercial customers. Our portfolio of premier brands is among the most highly recognized in each of the markets we serve. Our 59,000 associates around the world serve customers in more than 125 countries. In 2011, we generated $16.1 billion of revenue from five reporting segments: Test & Measurement, Environmental, Dental, Life Sciences & Diagnostics, and Industrial Technologies.



Danaher is a high-performing, Fortune 200 global enterprise with more than 100 operating companies in more than 100 locations across the world. All of our companies and brands, from our hand-tool legacy to our cutting-edge, technologically advanced medical and dental businesses have a bold record of performance in our respective industry sectors. We consider operations to be the cornerstone of all our businesses with leadership beginning on the production floor.

Danaher's BOLD (Business Operations Leadership Development) Program provides outstanding Supply Chain and Engineering graduates a program that quickly develops the essential Danaher Business System (DBS) and Supply Chain/ Engineering foundational skills necessary to become a successful Operations Leader in our company and in today's world.

The Danaher Business System provides tools that create sustainable competitive advantage by continuously improving quality, delivery, cost and innovation. Our goal is to provide these tools to all employees including our BOLD associates. We believe the best way to learn DBS and hands-on leadership is through real-world experience.

Our BOLD Program offers you a chance to experience a variety of roles and positions. Here is a sampling of assignments that are available in our Business Operations Leadership Development Program.


You will be responsible for ensuring the continuity of materials required for daily production. Taking an under-performing cell, which has delivery problems, and stabilizing the schedule by using level-loading tools and/or applying the Danaher setup wheel, is core to the achievement of a benchmark manufacturing process. As a planner, you'll learn the basics of the Danaher Materials Process (Kanban Management) and will be responsible for maintaining and implementing the process to minimize inventory levels while ensuring availability. Basic use of various ERP/MRP systems will also be learned. Understanding the impact of other Supply Chain Management activities (i.e. low cost region sourcing, auctions, buying, part transition and quality, etc.) on inventory will be a key take-away.


You will be involved in procuring raw material/supplies and strategically aligning suppliers. The BOLD associate will be assigned to a commodity or value stream at a Danaher plant and will be responsible for ensuring the continuity of material to support daily needs. The BOLD associate will negotiate price and delivery and will issue purchase orders to qualifi ed suppliers. As a Buyer, you may also be involved

in strategic initiatives such as supplier selection and preferred supplier development. The BOLD associate will be tasked with developing bid packages (forecasts, drawings, and technical specifi cations), identifying qualifi ed suppliers and completing an online bidding event using Danaher's tool set.

Production Engineer

Our Production Engineers are the focal point of the manufacturing process as they interact with all of the internal support functions and external resources to ensure the production process is streamlined and maintained without interruption. Typical responsibilities include:

ownership of plant/cell layout and designs, implementation of flow/standard work, design for fi xturing/tooling, supplier sourcing/qualification, capacity planning and working with Design Engineering for "design for manufacturability."

Production Team Leader

BOLD associates in this leadership role are responsible for managing both the production process and the skilled dedicated workforce that puts the product out the door every day. The BOLD associate will be responsible for building the best team, training the associates on standard manufacturing processes and ensuring all Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost (SQDC) and DBS initiatives are met and sustained.

Danaher Business System Leader (DBSL)

The DBS Leader helps lead DBS initiatives at each location and is instrumental in ensuring continuous improvement and sustainability of all of our DBS activity. Typical responsibilities include: planning, leading and verifying sustainability of Kaizen activity, principally in Manufacturing; working with various Operations Leaders on improving the manufacturing and transactional processes using the DBS toolkit as well as

creating and improving visual management to ensure the organization has immediate feedback on the performance of their manufacturing cell. As a DBS Leader, you will partner with Operations on Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost (SQDC) initiatives.

Take a bold step into the future and apply today.


Our Danaher BOLD Program is an accelerated path to reaching your full potential in an operational role.

To qualify for this program, you must possess:
An undergraduate degree in engineering or supply chain management

A minimum GPA of 3.0 and relevant manufacturing/supply chain internship experience

You should also have demonstrated strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

Upon acceptance into the Danaher BOLD Program, you will be placed on an assignment-based, development track. You will be empowered and

supported by DBS and surrounded by a winning team of professionals.

Danaher Overview

Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR) designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial, and consumer products, which all generate approximately $18 Billion in revenue.



Danaher Corporate

Job Function


Manufacturing / Operations

Primary Location


North America-United States