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Danaher Corporation Utility Operator - All Shifts Available (Lodi, CA) in Stockton, California


At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving healthcare through faster, more accurate diagnostic tests. As a member of our team, you’ll get to make an immediate, measurable impact on a global scale, within an environment that fosters career growth and development. Our mission drives us, every moment of every day, to develop rapid groundbreaking solutions for the world’s most complex health challenges. Our associates are involved in every stage of molecular diagnostics – from ideation and innovation through development and delivery of life-changing advancements in healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, critical infectious disease, virology and oncology applications. This important work takes more than just thinking, more than just leading, and more than simply doing – it takes all three. It takes people willing to bring their whole selves to work, operating with imagination, with initiative and achieving more than they ever thought possible.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: • Understand standard work to identify material requirements and movements to support manufacturing associates. • Respond to any urgent or immediate needs to fulfill last minute requests. • Identify process improvement opportunities and collaborate with Supervisor to implement countermeasures. • Responsible for the movement of empty and full totes and pallets. • Understand and follow all safety guidelines. • Responsible for ensuring all presses do not run empty of material. • Understand procedure for changing out material and replenishing prior to press running dry. • Responsible for stocking all materials needed for manufacturing associates to perform their job i.e. empty totes, bags, empty pallet, etc. • Provides and delivers materials to the line upon request. • Responsible of moving semi-finished product to Logistic warehouse. • Responsible for maintaining and tracking materials used in Kanban system. • Perform other duties as required including discarding of scrap, general housekeeping, runner clean-up, etc. • Anticipate, communicate and resolve internal and external issues that could affect the material availability. • Continuously achieve good customer service while following guidelines to support best business practices. • Train new associates on proper material movement as necessary. TRAINING RESPONSIBILITIES: (REQUIRED) • Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Education and Experience (in years): • 0-2 year of related experience • High School diploma/GED or equivalent experience Knowledge and skills: • Understands Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Good Documentation Practice (GDP) • Must be a team player and able to demonstrate willingness and ability to provide assistance to co-workers. • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate with peers, supervisors, managers and leads. Able to understand instructions written and spoken in English. • Effective verbal and written communication skills • Ability to pay close attention to detail. • Basic Computer Skills • Ability to solve basic math problems

Physical requirements/abilities: • Must be able to lift 30 lbs. Must be able to stand for several hours. Work may involve repetitive arm/wrist motions.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS: • Working knowledge of SAP • Experience in clean room assembly or Manufacturing in the medical device, pharmaceutical or biotech industry, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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.

As part of the Danaher family of companies, our work at Cepheid is supported by a global science and technology innovator. In addition to Danaher’s unrivaled leadership training and professional development programs, this relationship also provides expanded career opportunities across industries and brands. Together, we are united by a shared purpose: Helping Realize Life’s Potential.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

Operating Company: Cepheid