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Process Engineering Manager

Company: Cepheid
Location: Lodi
Posted on: November 19, 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 Danaher Business System which makes everything possible.

The Process Engineering Manager will be responsible for the daily management of production systems to foster a manufacturing excellence culture for our high-volume Consumables and Automated Packaging operations in Lodi, California.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:
Establishes, owns, monitors, and improves Manufacturing KPIs - Safety, Quality, Overall Equipment Efficiency, Productivity, Budget compliance, and Morale (Mean Time Before Failure)
Develops and adapts Process Engineering department objectives, goals, strategies, innovation pipelines, and annual masterplan with the site priorities following PDCA or CAPD principles
Owns and develops implementation roadmaps for Autonomous Maintenance, Focused Improvement, and Initiative Management (Validation) work processes
Manages Associates hiring process, performance management, professional development, compensation management, and organization design
Provides technical guidance and coaches Professional Associates on problem-solving methodologies using continuous improvement tools - 5S, RCAs, WPI, Standard Works, Kaizens, VSMs, and Visual Management
Leads daily, weekly, and monthly management meetings to deliver status reports for ongoing performance improvement initiatives
Manages Multiple projects, programs, and works cross-functionally with the Manufacturing, Maintenance Engineering, Quality Engineering, Automation Engineering, and Technical Operations team

The essential requirements of the job include:
Bachelor's in Engineering or a related discipline or equivalent combination of experience and education required to perform at this level
A minimum of -5+ years overall related experience within medical device or a regulated industry or a Fortune 100 company
Proficient with manufacturing software - Minitab, Quality Window, Allen Bradley Factory-Talk, and Microsoft Applications - MS-Visio, MS-Power BI, MS-Excel, MS-Word, MS-PowerPoint
Ability to think critically to solve complex business problems and make data-based decision in a fast-paced business environment
TPM, TQS, Quality Management -System (FDA & ISO), and Lean Manufacturing

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:
Advance degree, preferably an MBA with professional background in a continuous manufacturing environment
Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt or PMP
Knowledge and experience in automated packaging operations

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 danaherbenefitsinfo.com .

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 Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies require all US and Puerto Rico employees to be 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 here .

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 applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.

If you've ever wondered what's within you, there's no better time to find out.

Keywords: Cepheid, Lodi , Process Engineering Manager, Executive , Lodi, California

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