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Danaher Corporation Manager Materials in Fremont, California

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 Diagnostics Companies at Danaher. Together, we’re working at the pace of change to improve patient lives with diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges.

Essential responsibilities:

  • Provides daily direction and leadership to stockroom supervisors and material handlers

  • Accountable for the safe operation of all equipment, including forklifts, hand tools, and other equipment in the operation

  • Provide recommendations for personnel requirements including involvement in recruitment and selection process within the stockroom

  • Accountable for staffing, training, motivation and leadership within the stockroom department

  • Establishes and maintains procedures for determining and meeting company and customer delivery commitments by handling materials, providing labor, and effective use of time

  • Recommends and assists in implementing operating procedures and promotes continuous improvement within the Stockroom operations

  • Define critical metrics where necessary (ideally through internal or external benchmarking), analyze process performance and suggest process improvement or user training.

  • On Time Delivery: Responsible for researching missed or late shipments/staging for production lines

  • Inventory control: Research/reconcile end of day cycle count variances

  • Facilitate and lead PSP Teams in everyday Problem Solving (e.g., Gemba DIVE Teams and support development of Monthly critical metrics PSPs)

  • Follows stockroom methodologies for material using the proper SOP and takes ownership of process documentation creation, changes and periodic review

  • Accountable for ensuring the stockroom operation is audit ready 24x7. Readily takes action to implement effective countermeasures and monitor sustainment of audit findings

  • Ensures a safe working environment exists consistent with OSHA and company policies

  • Perform other tasks as needed and assigned by management

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 9+ years of experience preferably within an FDA-regulated/Life Sciences company OR

  • Master’s degree with 7+ years of experience preferably within an FDA-regulated/Life Sciences company

  • 4 years supervisory experience

Preferred requirements:

  • SAP experience with WM/ eWM modules

  • Healthcare/Diagnostics/Life Sciences or other regulatory experience

  • Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance experience

  • APICS certification

  • Lean/Six-Sigma Certification

Knowledge and skills:

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, including presentation skills

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Teams and MS Project)

  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural, international environment

  • Strong financial and business discernment

  • Articulate, self-motivated and capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously

  • Must have strong organizational skills with ability to manage timelines and prioritize workload and make adjustment to meet business needs.

Physical requirements/abilities:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-growth warehouse environment

  • May be asked to lift up to 25 lbs.

  • Work may involve repetitive arm/wrist motions

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 (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/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 (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .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.

Operating Company: Cepheid