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Danaher Corporation Supervisor Environmental/Occupational Health & Safety in Indianapolis, Indiana

Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems, found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world, produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on all seven continents. For 80 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples’ lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care.

The Environment Health and Safety Supervisor for Beckman Coulter is responsible for ensuring all associates can safety help us achieve our mission and vision in scientific research, and medicine to the world. We are at the heart of discovery, assisting the world’s life sciences customers with solutions that simplify complex processes, automate procedures, and integrate work flows to accelerate breakthroughs in scientific research, medicine, and industry. Our breadth of product solutions is as diverse as our customer segments that make up Life Sciences throughout the world today.

The Environment Health and Safety Supervisor will be a big part of the heart and soul of our organization’s safety foundation and culture. Do you have a passion for EH&S and facilities? If the answer is yes and the below words describe who you are, then apply today; we would love to hear from you.

Safety first, willing to learn, willing to grow, attention to detail, prioritization, problem solving, proper etiquette, emotional intelligence, multitasking, adaptability, resourcefulness, girt, effective communication, dependable, reliable, customer focused and the highest level of integrity.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Promote a culture in which all functions and maintenance/EHS work together to identify and resolve conditions that could negatively impact safety, quality or productivity develop, implement, and manage site Maintenance/EH&S policies and procedures designed to ensure compliance related to Quality, EHS, Security, Dangerous Goods, Transportation, etc. (FDA, DEA, DOT,CalOSHA, OSHA, EPA, etc.) and local regulations.

  • Coordinate deployment of processes to maintain compliance of all legal, corporate policy, procedures and initiatives; Research new or existing laws, rules, and regulations and make recommendations regarding appropriate actions.

  • Coach and serve as mentor for the site-level associates

  • Coordinate daily management of EHS activities across the site. Be a champion of driving improvements and ensuring sustainment.

  • Lead and deliver training to ensure compliance and build functional competency

  • Provide support and leadership in the coordination and management of the safety incident management system; Facilitate incident investigation process. Conduct accident investigations and implement corrective actions.

  • Lead safety activities, i.e., monthly audits, monthly meetings, and publishing/posting of metrics

  • Lead/maintain safety, first aid, spill kit, and protective equipment supplies; site contact for waste management.

  • Partner and cross-audit with other facilities and Danaher operating companies

  • Provide input into corporate EHS standards and initiatives

  • Drive continuous improvement in safety and sustainability

  • Other duties as assigned

Job requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Safety, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, or similar, with 3+ years of experience.

  • 3+ years EHS experience, including work in manufacturing operations and product engineering/R&D.

  • 3+ years’ experience in life sciences and laboratory operations preferred BSL1/BSL2.

  • Previous supervisory or management experience.

  • Previous Injury and Illness Prevention Program, Emergency Preparedness/Emergency Response, Laboratory Safety, Electrical Safety, Ergonomics, Atmospheric Air/Noise Permitting Requirements, Hazardous Materials and Chemical Management, Industrial Hygiene, Job Hazard Analysis, Biological Safety BSL1/BSL2 Facility Management, Radiation and Laser Safety, Hazardous Waste Management, Waste Minimization and Sustainability, Machine Guarding and Automation Control.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

Physical demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is constantly required to sit. The employee may occasionally squat, turn/twist, or reach. The employee is constantly using hands to: finger, handle, feel or operate objects, and computer keyboards. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, hear, and smell.

  • The employee must frequently lift, carry, push or pull up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift, carry, push or pull up to 50 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Other requirements:

  • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed.

  • This position is required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by the Leadership team.

  • Travel (required estimated 10% of the time) Must be able to travel internationally.

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.


Diversity & Inclusion

At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate 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.

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 “EEO is the Law” poster is available here ( .