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Lead Manufacturing Associate - Nights (Lodi, CA)

Company: Cepheid
Location: Lodi
Posted on: January 11, 2022

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.This position is part of Cepheid Diagnostics and will be located in Lodi, CA.In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Work very closely with the Manufacturing Supervisor in a specific line which is Robal. Also work with the Manager and others from support departments to meet production schedules, goals and objectives.
    • Learn and notify supervisor of any violations of company safety policies and practices.
    • Maintain safe and clean work environment by leading by example and assisting supervisor in monitoring the use of all control points, equipment, and resources; maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures.
      • Adhere to, train and help to enforce compliance to GMP, ISO, Environmental, Health and Safety procedures.
      • Participate in production tours and audits.
      • Work with Supervisor/Manager to review and provide feedback on schedule adherence to production schedules.
      • Monitor and provide updates on priority Lots.
      • Complete production plan by accomplishing work; monitoring progress; reporting results of the processing flow on shift production summaries.
      • Coordinate specific activities and assignments of work center resources to meet goals and objectives, production schedules and Core Metrics.
      • Assign daily tasks to support production requirements, new product development and support activities.
      • Help to coordinate, set-up and changeover of manufacturing equipment.
      • Assist in the preparation of production schedule, verification of component readiness, line clearances, and equipment readiness.
      • Assist in monitoring any in-process controls and test yields to ensure manufacturing processes are operating within approved specification limits.
      • Assist in reviewing and completing all documentation accurately and help to ensure work center documentation is compliant with GMP requirements.
      • Help to ensure work center cleanliness and maintain Visual Workplace standards.
      • Interact with material planning team to meet the production plan.
      • Work with Production, Engineering and Quality teams to investigate and resolve any quality or non-conformance issues. Initiate, investigate and oversee approval of Instrument related NCR s.
      • Ensures employee training is completed based on each employee s Training Plan.
      • Assist supervisor in proactively identifying and resolving potential issues/discrepancies and notifies supervisor. Resolve routine issues. Work with supervisor to resolve issues of moderate complexity.
      • Foster a collaborative work environment within and across departments including QC and engineering.
      • Step in as required onto the Manufacturing Floor for employees not present in production, first ensuring training record is updated.
      • Ensure operation of equipment by calling for repairs.
      • Assist supervisor in resolving personnel problems by analyzing data; investigating issues; identifying solutions; recommending action.
      • Support Lean Manufacturing initiatives.
      • Provide recommendation to supervisor in selecting employees for recognition and reward for positive impact to the team and organization.The essential requirements of the job include:
        • HS Diploma/GED or equivalent experience and experience to perform at this level.
        • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
          • 2 to 3 years in an FDA/ISO regulated manufacturing environment; 1 year minimum in a leadership role.
          • Proven ability to deliver productivity to plan.
          • Willingness to resolve problems.
          • Actively participate in failure analysis, investigation and equipment systems troubleshooting.
          • Demonstrate proficiency of manufacturing systems and requirements.
          • Ability to collaborate and work effectively with diverse groups, incorporate the input of others to improve processes, and align with internal customers.
          • Commitment to developing and empowering others; to accomplish goals through the skills of persuasion, influence and negotiation.
          • Good communication skills (listening, written, verbal, presentation).
          • A team player that works with management and technicians to strive for continuous improvement.
          • Knowledge of bills of materials and other planning activities.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 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: fork lift, inventory, lawn, manage, management, mow, plant, production management, transplant, watering

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