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Danaher Corporation Electrical and Controls Engineer (Night Shift) in Lodi, 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 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 (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) which makes everything possible.

The Electrical and Controls Engineer is responsible for leading electrical system maintenance and problem solving efforts. This role will lead continuous improvement projects as well as mentor and coach technicians.

This position is part of the Automation Engineering department and will be located in Lodi, CA. The hours for this position are Wednesday - Sunday, approximately 9 PM - 5:30 AM. At Cepheid, our vision is to be the leading provider of seamlessly connected diagnostic solutions.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Lead electrical system Reliability-centered maintenance, Preventive Maintenance, Predictive Maintenance, and Condition-based Maintenance programs (Thermal Imaging, Ultrasound, Motor Testing, and Control loops)

  • Develop, own, and leads the execution of critical electrical & control work processes - Inspection, Testing and Maintenance (IT&M) program, Electrical Safety program, and Engineering Feedback to Design (FtD) program for manufacturing automated lines

  • Lead problem-solving efforts and In-depth Failure Analysis (IFA) for controls systems – sensors, PLCs, HMIs, robotics, vision systems, servo systems, control drives, motion controllers, MCCs, and P&IDs, etc

  • Function as electrical system Subject Matter Expert - create an electrical and controls training plan for Line Technicians and develops technical troubleshooting standards; OCAPs, OPLs, Job-aides, and SOPs

  • Collaborate cross-functionally with Automation Engineering, Maintenance Engineering, and Process Engineering to plan, schedule, and execute projects, process development, engineering study, equipment modifications, and system changes. Reads and interprets technical standards – equipment drawings, schematic diagrams, P&IDs, and circuit diagrams to make proactive maintenance decisions based on findings

    The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science & Technology, Mechatronics, or related field with 2+ years of related engineering experience within the medical device or a regulated industry, OR Master’s degree

  • Minimum 3 years of hands-on experience with electro-mechanical equipment in a high-volume manufacturing environment

  • Proficiency with Allen-Bradley PLC

    It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Experience with Servo systems, ControlLogix, Vision systems (Cognex, Keyence), and Epson Robots

  • In-depth knowledge of SCADA systems (Ignition/Factory talk), Ladder Logic, Profibus, VB Script, RSLinx, HMIs - configuration, programming, testing, and troubleshooting

  • Experience with Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA), Minitab and Microsoft Applications – MS-Visio, MS-Power BI, MS-Excel, MS-Word, MS-PowerPoint

    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 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.

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.

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