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Danaher Corporation Maintenance Engineering Supervisor 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 Maintenance Engineering Supervisor is responsible for establishing and supervising the performance of preventive maintenance programs and personnel for improvement of production line performance along with scheduling and planning of line maintenance and cost reduction activities. You will have the opportunity to work with cross-functional groups (Production, Engineering, Quality, Purchasing, and Accounting) in process, quality, and cost improvement projects and in the resolution of major issues.

This position is part of the Maintenance Engineering and will be located in Lodi, CA.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Oversee the Preventive Maintenance (PM) program for manufacturing equipment: Perform and write PM procedures, Schedule and coordinate PM, major projects, and equipment upgrades, Review the program and implement changes for improving manufacturing line efficiencies and maintenance department performance.

  • Provide performance appraisal, employee coaching, and counseling. Resolve conflicts and implement disciplinary action, when needed. Manage staffing (headcount) to meet equipment maintenance needs and coordinate the tasks for hiring.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve automation equipment issues.

  • Work with outside vendors for equipment purchases. Manage spare part's usage for manufacturing equipment and make changes to improve cost and efficiency.

  • Ensure all MFG areas and equipment are maintained in Good Housekeeping condition.

  • Monitor equipment and chart course for continuous improvement of OEE, as well as, monitor maintenance processes for compliance with Company, FDA, ISO, OSHA, and GMP regulations

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of related work experience

  • Hands-on equipment experience with hand tools and machine shop tooling expertise

  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Visio

  • Experience with mechanical design concepts and machinery: Electrical, Mechanical, and Electromechanical schematics, motors, pumps, vacuum, and hydraulics

  • Technical equipment expertise, knowledge, and skillset, combined with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Experience in maintenance or technical field, supplemented by courses in Supervisory and Communication skills, Good Manufacturing Practices, cost accounting, product quality, and excellent computer knowledge

  • High-volume World Class Manufacturing principles.

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

  • Lean 5S Manufacturing knowledge

  • PLC and Control Systems

  • Vision and Laser Systems

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 (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 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.

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