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Sr. Project Manager

Company: Cepheid
Location: Lodi
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Job Description:

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving healthcare through faster, more accurate diagnostic tests. As a member of our team, you ll get to make an immediate, measurable impact on a global scale, within an environment that fosters career growth and development. Our mission drives us, every moment of every day, to develop rapid groundbreaking solutions for the world s most complex health challenges.The Candidate will lead all aspects of diverse projects which require technical knowledge and expertise. Uses project management tools including DBS (IT/Engineering/Scientific). Leads, coordinates, and/or facilitates multi-functional technical teams with direct and dotted line reporting to achieve project goals in support of the company s goals and annual operating plan. Track, communicate, and report on the issues and status updates for projects.ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant partners and ensuring technical feasibility.
  • Facilitate project set-up and ensure resource availability and allocation.
  • Build, monitor, maintain, and communicate the project scope, schedule, cost, and risks.
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques.
  • Lead and/or co-facilitate a team through root cause analysis efforts via Problem Solving Process.
  • Lead projects/programs from design, through tooling procurement and validation.
  • Provide strong project management and direction to development teams.
  • Balance multiple and concurrent projects simultaneously.
  • Coordinate, direct, and lead engineering efforts to ensure optimum engineering of projects/programs to meet customer and manufacturing/qualification requirements.
  • Direct and provide technical feedback to the project team and/or Program Manager (if applicable).
  • Generate inter-departmental work orders detailing tasks and instructions for completion of projects.
  • Track, schedule, and coordinate Work Orders and projects through completion.
  • Build, review, and approve manufacturing/qualification documents and changes via the ECO/DCO/RCO process and route for internal customer approvals.
  • Implement technical solutions to meet customer, cost, quality, and delivery expectations.
  • Support product compliance by working with Quality to corporate quality systems, SOPs & WIs.
  • Assist engineering team in organizing documents and electronic files.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:Education and Experience (in years):
    • Bachelor's degree in field with 5+ years of related work experience OR Master's degree in field with 3+ years of related work experience.Knowledge and skills:
      • Strong and diverse technical manufacturing skills including injection molding, tooling, materials, quality, and product design.
      • Experience with validation activities such as equipment qualification (IQ, OQ, and PQ).
      • Strong organizational, written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
      • Leadership skills including the ability to lead and coordinate efforts across multiple disciplines.
      • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio).
      • Ability to develop and meet project schedules and financial goals, along with contingency plans
      • Ability to manage numerous projects/programs simultaneously.PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:
        • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certified.The statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria, and general work performed. They are not intended to be a comprehensive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills for this job.Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The EEO is the Law poster is availableWhen 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 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: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task

Keywords: Cepheid, Lodi , Sr. Project Manager, Executive , Lodi, California

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