Danaher Corporation Manufacturing 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.
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The Production Supervisor will be responsible for the effective and efficient management of their assigned area’s resources including all personnel, equipment and tools utilized for manufacturing of subassemblies and finished product.
This position is part of the Production team and will be located in Lodi, CA.
In this role, you will have the opportunity to:
Manage staff resources by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training and developing associates for growth opportunities.
Maintain work flow by monitoring steps of the process; observing processes and equipment, monitoring personnel and resources, developing reporting procedures and systems in accordance with company guidelines to ensure success in meeting the Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory and Productivity goals.
Take ownership of reasons for Safety, Quality, Delivery and Productivity misses. Work cross functionally to create and follow up on immediate and longer term action plans.
Contribute to improving manufacturing processes through solution-based ideation for continuous improvements and use of Danaher Business System (DBS) tools, e.g. Kaizen, PSP and 4E
Clearly communicate with outgoing and incoming shift Production Supervisors to disseminate all relevant information.
Resolves personnel problems by analyzing data; investigating issues; identifying solutions; recommending action.
Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, and resources; maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures.
The essential requirements of the job include:
Education or Experience (in years):
Bachelor's degree with 5+ years of experience OR Master’s degree with 3+ years of experience OR equivalent combination education/experience
At least 3 years of experience in an FDA/ISO regulated manufacturing environment
Knowledge and skills:
Excellent communication skills (listening, written, verbal, presentation)
Knowledge of bills of materials and other planning activities
Demonstrated proficiency of manufacturing systems and requirements
- Must be able to sit and stand for extended periods of time and be able to lift 25 lbs.
It would be a plus if you also possess experience in:
Statistical, lean and six sigma training
Knowledge and experience with IQ, OQ and PQ validations
cGMP/GLP experience is highly preferred
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.
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