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Danaher Corporation Maintenance Engineering Sr. Equipment Technician 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.

We have the following shifts available:

  • 1st shift (6AM-2:30PM PT)

  • 2nd shift (2PM-10:30PM PT)

  • 3rd shift (10PM-6:30AM PT)

All shifts must work at least one weekend day (either Saturday or Sunday).

POSITION SUMMARY:

Equipment technician in the Manufacturing Equipment Maintenance Department to troubleshoot, repair and sustain custom automation equipment. Perrform hands-on preventive and corrective maintenance tasks to ensure maximum production output.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with Production and Engineering groups to monitor equipment status and performance

  • Proactively address problems using the appropriate troubleshooting and repair techniques

  • Document all repairs and the appropriate adjustments made in Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS)

  • Assess the equipment’s performance and repair history and work with engineers to plan a preventative maintenance schedule as well as work on equipment upgrades

  • Ability to train equipment technicians and operators

  • Write maintenance procedures and reports

  • Perform equipment Installation Qualification (IQ) protocols

TRAINING RESPONSIBILITIES: (REQUIRED)

  • Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience (in years):

  • High School degree (or equivalent experience) with 4-6 years of related work experience

  • AA or Technical Trade Degree with 2-4 years of related work experience

Knowledge and skills:

  • Must have excellent communication skills

  • Have basic knowledge working with MS Office

  • Must have solid understanding of interpreting manuals and schematics and have strong knowledge in mechanical alignment and the troubleshooting of automated mechanical, electrical and pneumatic equipment

  • Must have experience working with pneumatics actuators and cylinders

  • Familiarity with electrical/electronic components, Automation, Robotics, Sensors, Fiber Optics and motors

  • Basic usage of hand tools and the ability to use multimeters to trouble shoot equipment problems

  • Previous work experience in a Manufacturing environment; ability to repair equipment timely under pressure situations

Physical requirements/abilities:

  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs

  • Must be able to stand for several hours

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

  • 4yr Bachelor’s or 2yr Associates degree preferred

  • Ultrasonic welding experience is a plus

  • GMP experience a plus

  • PLC knowledge and experience is a plus

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 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 tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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 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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