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Danaher Corporation Operations Manager in Cortland, New York

Find what drives you on a team with a more than 70-year history of discovery, determination, and innovation. As a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, Pall Corporation thrives on helping our customers protect people. Our products serve a wide range of markets, so if your interests lie along the spectrum of Life Sciences to Industrial, you’ll find a rewarding role here. For the exponentially curious, Pall is a place you can thrive and amplify your impact on the world.

Pall is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment that thrives on continuous improvement? Our Operations Manager role in Cortland, NY would manage, oversee and direct manufacturing operations in terms of safety, quality, productivity, and on-time delivery utilizing DBS & DMS as part of continuous improvement. This role plays a critical role in achieving plant goals in all areas.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Effectively drive and mentor Danaher Business Systems (DBS), while championing an environment of teamwork and associate engagement.

  • Lead daily management to drive sustainable, continuous improvements in Safety, Quality, Productivity, On Time Delivery, and materials management. Maximize productivity and manufacturing efficiency of production.

  • Identify and implement strategic opportunities to drive cost reductions / productivity improvements in manufacturing operations.

  • Ensure all KPIs are met and/or exceeded.

  • Provides input for capital expenditures for new equipment and facilities.

  • Effective capacity planning measures to maintain headcount, overtime, factory expenses and fiscal budgets to goals as set by the Plant Manager.

  • Provides input for capital expenditures for new equipment and facilities. Prepares and adherers to departmental budgets for variable and non-variable sections of the P&L.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in a related field with 7 – 10 years of progressive work-related experience.

  • Must have work experience with successful implementation of Continuous Improvements, Lean Manufacturing principles and practices.

  • Must possess a working knowledge of the inter-relationship between manufacturing, engineering, materials, quality, and procurement.

  • Exceptional leadership, team building skills & focus on developing a safety culture.

  • Experience with primary oversight of operations, manufacturing, materials and quality management preferred.

  • Previous experience working with a unionized workforce preferred.

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.