Global DBS Leader Innovation (m/f)

Vollzeit | Wetzlar, HESSEN | 3 Monate
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Global DBS Leader Innovation (m/f)-LEI004128 
About Us
Leica Microsystems is a world leader in microscopes and scientific instruments. Founded as a family business in the nineteenth century, the company’s history was marked by unparalleled innovation on its way to becoming a global enterprise.  Its historically close cooperation with the scientific community is the key to Leica Microsystems’ tradition of innovation, which draws on users’ ideas and creates solutions tailored to their requirements. At the global level, Leica Microsystems is organized in three divisions, all of which are among the leaders in their respective fields: the Life Science Division, Industry Division, and Medical Division. Leica Microsystems has seven major plants and product development sites around the world. The company is represented in over 100 countries, has sales and service organizations in 20 countries, and an international network of distribution partners. Its headquarters are located in Wetzlar, Germany.
Leica Microsystems, Inc offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. 
Leica Microsystems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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The Director Global DBS Innovation is leading the development and the successful implementation of the Danaher Business System (DBS) model and activities within the LMS organization focusing on Innovation activities and processes, for supporting the company to develop its innovation roadmap and strategies. Given that, this role supports meeting its key performance metrics such as defined in the Policy Deployment (PD) and Key Performance Indicator (KPI) targets in the realization of NPI and OTD and in improving the innovation and ideation funnel.



  • Define and own the global DBS Innovation activities roadmap and expected achievements aligned with R&D, Product Management and DBS leadership
  • Own the definition, monitoring, reporting of all the relevant metrics relevant for measuring sustainable success
  • Support LMS and Danaher DBS organization for continuing the evolution of the DBS tools, become the DBS Innovation contact for DBS Office or DBSO and lead the deployment of DBS model
  • Lead, promote and facilitate proactively diagnosis of work flow impediments and other wastes throughout the business; provide expert counsel and support to utilize appropriate DBS tools
  • Coach, develop, and train, but also LEAD proactively the implementation of DBS tools in the related functions, especially R&D
  • Develop and execute a DBS educational strategy and program
  • Provide formal and informal DBS trainings and coaching for developing certified DBS team (e.g.: MBB certification)



  • University or Master Degree in Science, or Economics or Marketing
  • Master Blackbelt qualification or hands-on experience implementing DBS
  • Significant experience of 5-8 years within Product or Project Management, Innovation Management and/or DBS roles
  • Proven ability to manage successfully projects with strong organizational skills
  • Experience in working in international matrix organization
  • Previous Training/Sales Excellence role in related industries, experience in change management
  • Engaging leader and Influencer who can change organizational behavior without direct reporting relationships
  • Self-starter able to set agenda and drive progress in a fast moving and changing environment, Ability to develop both strategic, tactical and pragmatic views
  • Data-based problem-solver and Design thinker
  • High energy and hard worker
  • Fluent in English and one additional language preferred, German a plus
  • Travel willingness for 20-30%, including regular presence in both Wetzlar and Mannheim and intercontinental travel

Danaher Corporation Overview

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 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 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.
:  Leica Microsystems
Job Function
:  Continuous Process Improvement (DBS)
Primary Location
:  EMEA-Western Europe-Germany-Hessen-Wetzlar
:  Full-time

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