Posted on: January 7, 2022
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
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
This position is part of Cepheid Diagnostics and will be located in
In this role, you will have the opportunity to:
Set up and operate automatic or semiautomatic machines and related
equipment in a continuous production/processing operation.
Monitor meters, gauges, valves, flow ratios, temperatures,
pressures, and related controls and guidelines to ensure adherence
to production/process specifications.
Follow engineering drawings, work order information, Manufacturing
Assembly Procedures, SOPs, and other written and verbal
specifications in the manufacturing process.
Install, modify, move, troubleshoot, repair and dismantle machinery
and equipment according to requisition established documentation
(e.g., SOPs), layout plans, blueprints or other drawings.
Perform the set-up, calibration, testing and troubleshooting of
circuits, components, instruments and mechanical assemblies.
Assemble mechanical units, fabricated parts/components and/or
electrical/electronic systems to make sub-assemblies, assemblies or
complete units using hand tools, power tools, jigs, fixtures and
miscellaneous equipment. Includes Machine Operator, Process
Operations, Product Assembly, and Production Technician roles.
Identify material requirements and movements to support
Respond to any urgent or immediate needs to fulfill last minute
Identify process improvement opportunities and collaborate with
Supervisor to implement countermeasures.
Be responsible for the movement of empty and full totes and
Understand and follow all safety guidelines.
Ensure all presses do not run empty of material.
Understand procedure for changing out material and replenishing
prior to press running dry.
Be responsible for stocking all materials needed for manufacturing
associates to perform their job i.e. empty totes, bags, empty
Provides and delivers materials to the line upon request.
Responsible of moving semi-finished product to Logistic
Responsible for maintaining and tracking materials used in Kanban
Perform other duties as required including discarding of scrap,
general housekeeping, runner clean-up, etc.
Anticipate, communicate and resolve internal and external issues
that could affect the material availability.
Continuously achieve good customer service while following
guidelines to support best business practices.
Train new associates on proper material movement as necessary.
The essential requirements of the job include:
0-2 year of related experience.
High School diploma/GED or equivalent experience.
Must be able to lift 30 lbs. Must be able to stand for several
hours. Work may involve repetitive arm/wrist motions.
Understands Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Good
Documentation Practice (GDP).
Experience in clean room assembly or Manufacturing in the medical
device, pharmaceutical or biotech industry, or equivalent
combination of education and experience.
Must be a team player and able to demonstrate willingness and
ability to provide assistance to co-workers.
Ability to clearly and effectively communicate with peers,
supervisors, managers and leads.
Ability to understand instructions written and spoken in
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to pay close attention to detail.
Basic Computer Skills.
Ability to solve basic math problems
Working knowledge of SAP.
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 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 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
firstname.lastname@example.org to request accommodation.
If you've ever wondered what's within you, there's no better time
to find out.
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