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Danaher Corporation Manufacturing Supervisor in Bengaluru, India

Job Title: Manufacturing Supervisor

Job Location: Bangalore

Date Written: 10 th May 2022

Written By: Hariom Sharma

GCRF Level : P1

Job Profile : Production Operations

Reporting Manager : Hariom Sharma

About Us

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving healthcare through faster, more accurate diagnostic tests. With our GeneXpert® System, we’ve taken the most sophisticated molecular technology and packaged it into an automated, easy-to-use format that has quickly become the platform of choice worldwide. From the largest laboratories to small physician offices, our game-changing solution delivers critical answers when clinicians and patients need them most. Through strong molecular biology capabilities and ongoing product innovation, we are focused on developing tests for healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, critical infectious disease, virology, and oncology applications. Come join our vision for a better way and help make life better for us all! For more details, visit us at www.cepheid.com or follow us on Twitter (@CepheidNews).


Perform several manufacturing functions within the manufacturing operation team. Work on complex assignments requiring independent judgment and high degree of initiative to resolve issues. Identify and make recommendations for new procedures and improving equipment. Act as facilitator and highly skilled team leader for the department. Provide leadership and support in ensuring quality, lowering cost and improving productivity in production. This position will report to Manufacturing Manager/Lead


  • Understand and adhere to safety policies and practices

  • Follow documentation procedure (filling out Data History Records (DHRs), reading and understanding instructions), Planned Deviation Report (PDR) or Non-Conformance Report (NCR) . Prepare and follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Manufacturing Work Instructions.

  • Maintain dry room and cleanroom standards, practices, and housekeeping according to standard operating procedures.

  • Monitor the breakdown/Downtime of equipment and generate workorder

  • Perform in-process inspection of components and assemblies to verify quality conformance.

  • Recognize any minor issues from the equipment and any affiliated documentations and take appropriate corrective action within scope. Notify Supervisors and Leads of issues and discrepancies immediately.

  • Report causes of process and/or documentation and assist or coordinate resolutions.

  • Apply company policies and procedures to complete assignments.

  • Conduct Shift handover with peers

  • Start and end batch runs. f ollow production schedules

  • Follow acceptance criteria for equipment yield and efficiency

  • Review and reconciliation of DHRs

  • Prepare and verify materials to be used as issued to work orders

  • E xecute Line Clearance

  • Perform set-up and shift changeover

  • Perform line set-up and verification according to SOPs

  • Lead assigned shift

  • Assure GMPs, housekeeping, safety and environmental guidelines are being followed correctly and consistently.

  • Oversee movement of materials into clean rooms as well as movement of product out of clean rooms.

  • Prioritize production activities and meet with production plan and yield


  • Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time


    Education and Experience (in years):

  • 3 to 5 years of related experience in clean room assembly or Manufacturing in the medical device, IVD reagents

  • MSc/B Tech/BE in Biotechnology / Biomedical /Life science

  • Experience in Compliance audits ex ISO13485, CDSCO, GMP

    Knowledge and skills:

  • Experience in handling of operator’s team size from 20 to 60 or more

  • Understands Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Good Documentation Practice (GDP)

  • 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, manufacturing engineers , stockroom managers and leads. Able to understand instructions and batch records written and spoken in English.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Basic Computer Skills in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint

  • Experience in ER P systems like SA P , MES

  • Able to identify each station of the machinery.

  • Good to have the knowledge of lean manufacturing tools . Some or all like Visual Management and Daily Management, Standard work, Problem Solving Process .

    Physical requirements/abilities:

  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. Must be able to stand for several hours in the Production area .

  • Ability to work directly with, handle or come into contact with chemicals or reagents.

  • Must be able to work in extended hours

  • Must be able to work in extreme low humidity conditions ≤10%

  • Ability to work in all Shift 24×7 operation

    The role and responsibilities for this position is not limited up to mentioned above, it may change as and when required .

    Danaher Corporation Overview

    Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 70,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $ 3 0 B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.

    At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 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 (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, 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.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

Operating Company: Cepheid