Indiana Stem Jobs

Mobile Indiana Career Connect Logo

Job Information

Danaher Corporation NPI Manufacturing Engineer in Indianapolis, Indiana

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences’ mission is to empower those seeking answers to life’s most important scientific and healthcare questions. With a legacy spanning 80+ years, we have long been a trusted partner to our customers, who are working to transform science and healthcare with the next groundbreaking discovery. As part of our team of more than 2,900 associates across 130 countries, you’ll help drive our vision of accelerating answers—and our commitment to excellence.

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences 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.

Would you like to support new products? The New Product Introduction (NPI) Manufacturing Engineer is the manufacturing & supply chain readiness leader for instrument & system NPIs! You will use Danaher Business System (DBS) tools to manage all design transfer deliverables and applicable ramp-up activities. The role is designated as the key point of contact and collaborate with R&D in mapping out critical product technologies and incorporating design for manufacturability.


  • Manages an extended team to ensure all operation-focused project delivery, quality and cost metrics are met through development cycle; reports key status updates and risks/issues to project and operations leadership

  • Leads the part complexity leveling initiatives for each NPI program, partnering with internal procurement and R&D teams to finalize part and packaging design

  • Spearheads & leads all part reduction and error-proofing efforts during the design & development phases of product development

  • Develops manufacturing line setup, including custom test fixtures/tooling to ensure quality product is built/tested

  • Delivers clear, concise and consistent build & test instructions to the production value stream team

  • Sets up and delivers all finished good Bill of Materials correctly within ERP systems

  • Manages all pre-production builds and process/equipment validations required for a new manufacturing area.

  • Ability to travel as required (up to 25%)


  • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Industrial Engineering, or Industrial Engineering Technology


  • 2+ years’ experience in manufacturing/process engineering within a life sciences, medical device or similar regulated industry desirable.

  • Experience with instrumentation (equipment) design and integration including complex electro-mechanical systems, fluid handling, pneumatics, and thermal systems preferred

  • Demonstrated capability to troubleshoot and improve mechanical and electromechanical systems using formal problem solving methodology with analytical and statistical methods.

  • Project Management/Leadership experience in leading and executing NPI projects (for manufacturing and supply chain scale-up activities in a regulated environment (FDA/ISO/Automotive) while meeting project timeline deliverables preferred

Other Skills

  • Lean Design/Design for Manufacturability

  • Cost Modeling/Estimating

  • Project Scheduling & Management Tools (e.g. MS Project, JIRA, Agile)

  • GD&T Training

  • ERP Experience (Oracle Preferred)

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 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 is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.


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 ( .