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Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Cepheid
Location: Lodi
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving health care through fast, accurate diagnostic testing. Our mission drives us, every moment of every day, as we develop scalable, groundbreaking solutions to solve the world s most complex health challenges. Our associates are involved in every stage of molecular diagnostics, from ideation to development and delivery of testing advancements that improve patient outcomes across a range of settings. As a member of our team, you can make an immediate, measurable impact on a global scale, within an environment that fosters career growth and development.Cepheid is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Danaher Diagnostics companies. Together, we re working at the pace of change on diagnostic tools that address the world s biggest health challenges, driven by knowing that behind every test there is a patient waiting.Learn about the which makes everything possible.In this role you will have the opportunity to:

  • Lead multiple assigned projects that improves manufacturing capability.
  • Provide feedback to tooling and the tool component manufacturers with quality concerns and to facilitate improvements.
  • Coordinate with and consult other workers to design, lay out, or detail components and systems and to resolve design or other problems.
  • Develop detailed design drawings and specifications for molds/mold components, tools, production equipment and inspection fixtures/tools using computer-assisted drafting (CAD) equipment
  • Review and analyze specifications, sketches, drawings, ideas, and related data to assess factors affecting component designs and the procedures and instructions to be followed.
  • Use and work with general QC equipment, including micrometers, calipers, bore gauges, optical comparator, indicators and other mechanical inspection equipment.
  • Identify critical to function dimensions on the mold component as it relates to the finished product
  • Coordinate with other manufacturing vendors with regards to tool design, delivery and quality.
  • Identify replacement equipment components to improve production equipment reliability or mitigate obsolescence. Identify and contact vendors, compare technical specifications, compile and prepare required documentation according to change control procedures. Production support
    • Fix and resolve problems with production processes, equipment and tools.
    • Coordinate with various departments to complete and implement corrective and preventive actions.
    • Collect and secure parts and or components that require measurements and or reportsDocumentation
      • Create, revise, update Procedures/work instructions, requalification documents. Route documents for approval and release
      • Develop measurement and inspection methods on the tool and molded component for these critical dimensions.
      • Develop and create inspection standards and forms for mold components.
      • Generate and or review work orders and drawings for tool component modifications.TRAINING RESPONSIBILITIES: (REQUIRED)
        • Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on timeThe essential requirements for the position are:
          • Education or Experience:
          • High School degree (or equivalent experience) with 6+ years of related work experience OR
          • AA or Technical Trade Degree with 5+ years of related work experience OR
          • Bachelor s Degree in Mechanical, Industrial or relevant engineering field + 3 years of related work experience OR
          • Master s Degree in Mechanical, Industrial or relevant engineering field + 0-1 years of related work experienceIt would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:
            • Excellent knowledge of CAD software. (SolidWorks, AutoCAD)
            • Basic understanding of Kaizen principles, quality system requirements and compliance issues
            • Proficiency in Office software. (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
            • Understand and knowledge of plastics injection moldingPhysical requirements/abilities:
              • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. Must be able to stand for several hours. Work may involve repetitive arm/wrist motions.Cepheid, a Danaher company, offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to our lives. Whether it s a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits at .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.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 tools and the stability of a tested organization.Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies require all US and Puerto Rico employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID 19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at to request accommodation.If you ve ever wondered what s within you, there s no better time to find out. Associated topics: business, cost efficient, industrial engineer, manufacturing engineer, methods engineer, project, sap, supply, supply chain

Keywords: Cepheid, Lodi , Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Lodi, California

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