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Danaher Corporation Process Equipment Engineer in Newark, California

Cepheid – Dream. Drive. Do.

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.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The successful candidate will use their industry experience to sustain and improve the assembly processes and automated equipment of manufacturing lines. This is a hands-on position involving troubleshooting automated equipment, validation (transfer to production) and be able to interface well with other engineers, scientists and operations personnel to collaborate in cross-functional team. Experience with automated assembly equipment and high-volume manufacturing is required.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide technical assistance and engineering support to the manufacturing floor in minimizing production downtime and ensuring quality products in a fast pace and high volume 24/7 manufacturing environment.

  • Assist with failure investigations and root cause analyses pertaining to equipment performance.

  • Generate documentation including Operating Procedures, Engineering Studies and reports.

  • Perform re-validation of existing equipment, tooling and processes associated to manufacturing equipment.

  • Partner with cross functional teams to evaluate design and processes related to manufacturing equipment improvement

  • Use hands-on bench or line testing to characterize equipment attributes, performance, and equipment assembly characteristics.

  • Write Verification/Validation protocols (I/OQ, PQ) and related technical reports to support the transfer of equipment into Production.

    TRAINING RESPONSIBILITIES: (REQUIRED)

  • Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Education and Experience (in years):

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3+ years of relevant work experience OR Master’s degree with 1+ years of relevant work experience

    Knowledge and skills:

  • Hands on experience with high volume automated manufacturing equipment. Mechanical and electro-mechanical troubleshooting skills of automated manufacturing equipment

  • Experience with lean manufacturing (5S, MUDA, Kaizen, Visual Management, Daily management)

  • Experience with DOE, root cause analysis, process engineering, failure investigations and automated assembly equipment. Experience in process development, acceptance testing and qualification of equipment.

  • Experience with creating BOMs, product specifications, and engineering drawings interpretation (GD&T). Experience with MiniTab, JMP is a plus. Proficiency with Solidworks and Microsoft Office applications.

The statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria and general work performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills for this job.

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.

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 202.419.7762 or applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.

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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