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Danaher Corporation Senior Supplier Development Engineer in Fremont, California

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving health care 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, as we develop rapid groundbreaking solutions to solve the world’s most complex health challenges.

Our associates are involved in every stage of molecular diagnostics ­ ­­– from ideation and innovation through development and delivery of life-changing advancements in healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, critical infectious disease, virology and oncology applications. For more details, visit us at www.cepheid.com or follow us on Twitter. (@CepheidNews)

As part of the Danaher family of companies, our work at Cepheid is supported by a global science and technology innovator. In addition to Danaher’s unrivaled leadership training and professional development programs, this relationship also provides expanded career opportunities across industries and brands. Together, we are united by a shared purpose: Helping Realize Life’s Potential.


20 FDA-cleared tests and 27 CE-IVD tests have been introduced by Cepheid — from Healthcare Associated Infections to women’s health, sexual health, and virology. Unprecedented customer demand and ever-increasing market size necessitates increasing the global manufacturing supply base, including worldwide expansion.

This is an exciting engineering role whose responsibilities include enabling the expansion of the current manufacturing supply capacity, reducing cycling while driving improvements in yield and overall product quality!

This position is located on site at our Sunnyvale, CA campus.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Includes analyzing manufacturing costs for subassemblies and complete product modules.

  • Decompose manufacturing steps by labor cost and technical machining/circuit board assembly processes as well as raw materials.

  • Provide alternative manufacturing component assembly strategies.

  • Lead supplier selection and qualification for cost savings and capacity expansion.

  • Implement sourcing strategies.

Minimum Requirements:

  • BS Electrical Engineering/Manufacturing Engineering or related with 5+ years experience required. MS or MBA preferred.

  • Experience in PCBA assembly supplier manufacturing desired.

  • Ability to resolve PCB level component material and assembly labor costs

  • Familiarity with Agile and SAP

  • Finish the assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time

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 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 202.419.7762 or 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