Danaher General Management Development Program (GMDP)
September 3, 2018
Washington , D.C.
Full Time - Entry Level
Know Business. No Boundaries.
Danaher is a global science and technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life around the world. A global network of more than 20 operating companies, we drive meaningful innovation in some of today’s most dynamic industries through our operating companies in five strategic platforms: Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Dental, Water Quality and Product Identification. The engine at the heart of our success is the Danaher Business System (DBS), a set of tools that enables continuous improvement around lean, growth and leadership. Through the ingenuity of our people, the power of DBS and the impact of our meaningful technologies, we help realize life’s potential in ourselves and for those we serve.
Our extraordinary success is the direct result of our people and the Danaher Business System (DBS). DBS has evolved from a collection of manufacturing improvement tools into a philosophy, set of values and series of management processes that collectively define who we are and how we do what we do. Today, our DBS tools are designed to help us excel in areas of GROWTH, LEADERSHIP and LEAN.
General Manager Development Program
At Danaher – our core value is “The Best Team Wins”. From strategy to impact, you'll assume responsibilities that challenge and stretch you as you drive continuous improvement throughout the Danaher family of companies. With a 6-year development track you’ll move role to role and have an opportunity to move company to company in this program designed to bridge the gaps between your current knowledge and the experience needed for success as a future General Manager and P&L owner. Each role/rotation, supporting by both your business and a Program Manager, is approximately four (4) 18-month development assignments, in our five strategic platforms will focus primarily on:
Commercial (Sales or Marketing)
Operations (Supply Chain, DBS or Service)
Many of our operating companies are in suburbs of the metropolitan areas. We have full-time demand at the below operating companies in the below locations. (Position availability is subject to change based on business need and offer acceptances):
Beckman Coulter Life Sciences (Miami, FL; Indianapolis, IL)
Sciex (Framingham, MA; Redwood City, CA)
Leica Microsystems (Buffalo Grove, IL)
Pall Life Sciences (Westborough, MA; Port Washington, NY; New Port Richey, FL)
Danaher companies seek top-tier MBAs who not only possess the right educational background, but also match our culture's extremely high standards, passion for solving business problems as well as our determination to succeed. Danaher is committed to providing MBAs with the following:
A customized career experience that forges together talent interests, and organizational need across a family of world class science and technology brands
Informal mentorship and leadership development opportunities to develop new skills and pave new paths
Candid and timely feedback pertaining to job performance and progress within the program
Competitive compensation through a combination of base pay and performance-based
Flexibility to pursue personal goals and to prioritize important family matters
An inclusive work environment where every person is respected for who they are and the contributions they make
Opportunities for dialogue with senior leadership about the company’s strategic mission, goals and results so that everyone understands their role in Danaher’s success
20 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.