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Danaher Corporation Supply Chain Senior Planner in Newark, 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 Diagnostics Companies at Danaher. Together, we’re working at the pace of change to improve patient lives with diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Executes master production schedules relative to shelf life, inventory guidelines and requirements.

  • Development of balanced factory optimization schedules to ensure customer demands and factory utilization targets are achieved.

  • Proven capable of providing analyses and using judgment to assess options. Expectation of concise communication with senior leaders to highlight issues and solutions with supporting data

  • Provide analyses and judgment while assessing options. Expectation of concise communication to highlight issues and solutions with supporting data.

  • Oversees master schedules for production and new product, ensuring comprehensive compliance with materials requirements for manufacturing. Incorporate in forecasts and master production schedules.

  • Incorporate new products or product improvements into the manufacturing forecasts and master production schedules.

  • Determines ERP driven material requirements and creates production execution schedules and maintains inventory at planned levels.

  • Create graphical scorecards supporting bowlers – summarizing information of what really matters

  • Works to resolve (in case of design changes) labor and material shortages, backlogs and other potential schedule interruptions.

  • Drives cost savings quality improvement projects and innovation.

  • Executes manufacturing Production Orders for critical product work centers.

  • Manage finished goods inventory to meet agreed-upon customer service requirements.

  • Minimize inventory write-offs of finished goods' inventory, intermediates and raw materials.

  • Develop statistical models for predictive analytics as well as historical trending.

  • Engages with engineering plans and production constrains to establish production schedules, labor loading, and capacity requirements.

Minimum Requirements:

Education or Experience (in years):

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • Bachelor’s degree with 8+ years of related work experience (degree or coursework in Ops/Analytics) OR

  • Master’s degree in field with 6+ years of related work experience OR

  • Doctoral degree in field with 3+ years of work experience.

Knowledge and skills:

  • Prefer experience working with SAP or other inventory management systems

  • Experience or knowledge of SOP's, MES, and ERP is a strong benefit

Physical requirements/abilities:

  • Ability to work in an office environment.

  • Ability to work an alternate work schedule aligned with existing team in order to provide maximum support to Operations functions.

  • Limited expectation of work travel

Preferred Requirements:

  • APICS certification is a plus

  • SQL and Visio experience valued

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

The EEO posters are viewable here.

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 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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