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Danaher Corporation Facilities Shift Supervisor in Lodi, California


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. Current outstanding customer demand and ever-increasing market size necessitates growing the global manufacturing supply base, including worldwide expansion!

This exciting supervisory role reports to the Facilities Manager. You will build a positive work environment where people do their best; empower others, and ensure each individual feels his/her work is meaningful.

This position is located on site in Lodi, CA.

Essential job responsibilities:

  • Execute all on demand work orders

  • Ensure team is current on trainings and certifications

  • Craft solutions to complicated problems

  • Oversight of all Preventive Maintenance activities on the shift

  • Incident commander for all emergency repairs

  • Contribute to the hiring process

  • Project planning and execution

  • Coordinate work orders with inventory Specialist to ensure parts are available when work is planned

  • Handle 3rd party contractors for rentals and specialty work performed

  • Report on equipment performance and create trendlines

  • Act as a liaison for vendors and facilities group

  • Interpret schematics and electrical drawings to troubleshoot complex problems.

  • Lead daily meetings

Minimum Requirements:

Education and Experience (in years):

  • High School Degree with 8+ years’ industry experience or Bachelor’s Degree or 5+ years’ industry experience in medical device or pharmaceutical manufacturing

  • 2+ years supervisory experience preferred

  • Available for on-call in the evening

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.; Must be able to stand for several hours

  • Work may involve repetitive arm/wrist motions.

  • Green belt in 6 sigma (or equivalent training) preferred

Knowledge and skills:

  • Uses communication skills in the exchange of information

  • Recognizes and solves typical problems that can occur in own work area without supervisory approval; evaluates and selects solutions from established operating procedures and/or scientific methods

  • Values Teamwork

  • Applies experience and skills to complete assigned work within an established scope of work

  • Works within standard operating procedures

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Power Point

    Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

Operating Company: Cepheid