Current CEO: James Robert Hurley
Headquartered in Brea, California, Beckman Coulter (subsidiary of Danaher Corporation) currently employs more than 10,000 people and has an annual revenue in excess of $3 billion. Before Robert Hurley came to Beckman Coulter in 1980, he had joined Baxter, the first manufacturer and distributor of intravenous solutions, among advances in medical technologies and healthcare products. In 2001, Mr. Hurley led the assimilation of acquisitions and mergers into Baxter and became instrumental in the major restructuring of the corporation in 2004. As Mr. Hurley advanced through several levels of responsibility in human resources, he was gaining experience to lead yet another company, Beckman Coulter, to great new heights.
Currently, Beckman Coulter careers include countless positions within the Corporation. Biomedical testing is their sole focus. They have the complete ability to devise, develop, produce, sell and service products, such as laboratory equipment. Some diagnostic systems used in critical care locations and hospitals around the world produce information which doctors use to diagnose disease, make decisions on treatment, and to monitor patients.
People working at Beckman Coulter are proud to be involved in providing test results and other innumerable services that enables physicians to better diagnose and treat their patients.
The Beckman Coulter culture is all about achieving results while having a large degree of responsibility and autonomy. The fluid environment is important because the majority of the work accomplished is done within the structure of extensive, inter-disciplinary teams that extend beyond the customary time and geographical boundaries. Beckman Coulter benefits include:
- generous paid time off
- disability income protection and life insurance
- medical, dental and vision care options in a flexible benefits plan
- exclusive rates and services at the Beckman Coulter Credit Union
- a multitude of benefits, such as discounts on homeowner’s and auto insurance, and discounted tickets to special events and major attractions
- retirement plans in which a company-funded, specified contribution plan, in addition to a voluntary 401(k) plan, matches contributions of $.50 for each dollar on the primary 7 percent of pay
- a wellness program that assists employees in attaining their personal health goals, including a yearly health screening to identify any present, or future health threats, and resources that include a personal instructor.