Vice President, DBS

Danaher Westborough , MA 01580

Posted 2 days ago

Find what drives you on a team with a 70+ year history of being recognized for 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 portfolio is broad, so if your interests lie along the spectrum of Life Sciences to Industrial, you'll find a rewarding role here. Our career opportunities are as diverse as our products and they are all focused on creating better lives and a better planet. At Pall, we believe that innovation is our legacy, our privilege, and our destiny. If that resonates with you, join us!

Position Summary:

The Vice President of DBS position focuses on driving a culture of DBS and continuous improvement within the company. The position will help plan and implement DBS activities across operational, commercial, transactional, materials and new product development processes. The DBS role must be able to help leaders identify top priority needs, design and implement plans for change, and deliver communication that quantifies the results that occurred as a result of the event. This position will also be responsible for gathering and analyzing key data teams and presenting action recommendations to business leaders. Incumbents should be comfortable leading groups, driving change, providing guidance to others and have strong interpersonal skills.

Essential Job Functions

  • Drive targeted, sustainable improvement in QDCI (Quality, Delivery, Cost and Innovation) that is tied to Policy Deployment (PD) and Daily Management (DM) by leveraging DBS tools, consulting skills, and the change management process.

  • Collaborate with functional and business unit leaders in the development of a DBS Roadmap (i.e., how to use the DBS tools to drive sustainable improvement in results).

  • Drive DBS immersion for L1 leaders and mentor Business DBSLs in application of DBS.

  • Facilitate the execution of DBS training sessions when appropriate (trainers and consultants from Danaher, Shingijutsu or other).

  • Champion DBS and develop and ensure implementation of best practices across diverse business environments.

  • Promote and facilitate diagnosis of work flow impediments and other wastes throughout the business, and provide counsel on appropriate DBS tools to eliminate them.

  • Improve DBS training and facilitation skills by pursuing certification in DBS tools.

  • Participate in merger and acquisition activities including due diligence, identification of opportunities and integration activities.

  • Drive project success through delivery of budgets for multi-year funding and expenditure within the context of long-term strategic priorities.

  • Benchmark and incorporate standard methodologies from other Danaher locations and externally.

  • Implement associate development in various DBS tools and kaizen leadership. Develop DBS talent within the organization and execute a Certified Practitioner funnel to support business needs.

  • Responsible for talent management to ensure the continued development for direct reports. Partner closely with the human resources organization in developing organizational capabilities through succession planning, organizational assessment, identification of key skill gaps, talent acquisition and talent development strategies that link with business goals.

  • Create trusted relationships with your team members; Understand what they value and support them in achieving their development goals. Mentor the team to enhance their network and identify ambitious / stretch roles or projects to support career progression.

  • Up to 50% travel.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering or related life sciences discipline. MBA preferred.
  • 15 years' prior work experience with Lean Methodology; 5+ years prior work experience with DBS tools preferred.
  • 5+ years' experience communication facilitation, coaching, internal consulting, project management, change management, organizational leadership skills and building high-performing, self-directed teams.

Preferred Qualifications

  • The ability to articulate a vision and strategy in a way that inspires and motivates a team and focuses their energy on achieving business goals.

  • A proven performance record as a transformational leader who has significantly improved the performance of a global business through process improvements.

  • Experience influencing others and developing capabilities in teams.

  • Demonstrated evidence of success in both direct line leadership and highly matrixed global environment.

  • Strong analytical, planning, forecasting and budgeting/financial skills

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.

  • The ability to manage multiple, complex priorities within demanding timeframes.

Pall Corporation is proud to be part of the Danaher global family of more than 20 operating companies, driving meaningful innovation in some of today's most dynamic, growing industries. 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.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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 at:


Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 202-419-7762 or e-mail to request accommodation.

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.

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