Danaher Corporation Human Factors/ Systems Engineering- Summer Intern in Chaska, Minnesota

Danaher Company Description

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.


Conducts user needs analysis, task flow analysis, interface design, usability testing, use error analysis, in an FDA regulated industry. The individual in this position participates in projects of moderate complexity, managing technical issues to a successful conclusion.

Essential Functions * Support marketing and product development organizations by determining customer needs and requirements * Support development of task analysis, wireframe, and user error analysis * Collaborate with other Danaher OpCos and Beckman Coulter OpCos using Ux principles and methods * Assisting in training associates and implementing Ux and HF methods * Collaborate with team to define detailed user interface design * Assist and/or develop the human machine interface for next generation laboratory diagnostics systems. * Assist and/ or develop User Research studies to identify characteristics of intended users, environments, and critical tasks for design and development of next generation instruments. * Plan and execute usability testing, analyze data, document results and present recommendations to product teams * Use proven human factors methodologies and tools; recommend changes to improve the overall usability and ensure safe and reliable user experience. * Apply FDA human factors processes towards the development of medical devices and follows the guidelines of the FDA (e.g. IEC 62366, AAMI HE75) * Must be at least 18 years of age currently and pursuing a Bachelor or Masters Degree in Human Factors Engineering, Systems Engineering or related fields with a focus or interest in Human Machine interface, Ergonomics, Usability Engineering and User Interface Design. Preference will be given to students having completed at least 3 years of study. * Candidate should have excellent design, engineering and scientific research skills * Must be able to work closely and communicate effectively across different technical and non-technical functions. * Must have demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Design software experience preferred.

Desired/Preferred Qualifications * Experience with systems engineering, human factors, and usability engineering —preferably in the medical device industry * Expertise in one of the following: HMI Design, Graphic User Interface, User Interface Design, User Experience Design

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. A globally diverse team of 71,000 associates, we are united by our culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which is our competitive advantage. In 2014, we generated $19.9B in revenue and our market cap exceeded $60B. We are #149 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 2,000% over 20yrs.

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.

Organization: Beckman Coulter
Job Function: Engineering
Primary Location: North America-United States-MN-Chaska
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: DIA010685