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Danaher Corporation Director of Repair Operations Management in Sunnyvale, 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 Director of Repair Operations Management is responsible for overseeing a global organization responsible for managing a global supplier and company network tasked with the on-time delivery and quality of refurbished product and field material. The role requires leadership of senior site managers and global programs that will enhance customer satisfaction and drive operational improvements. The successful candidate will be responsible for driving cross functional initiatives that address delivery capability, quality improvement, cost reduction, infrastructure buildout, and performance management platforms. The opportunity offers strong leadership, learning, growth, and networking opportunities.

This position is part of the Services Supply Chain Organization and will be located in Sunnyvale, California. Our vision is to deliver the right part, to the right place, at the right time.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Manage and guide a global supply base for Supply Chain Service Operations.

  • Lead an organization of global site Operations Managers tasked with delivery, quality, and continuous improvement.

  • Develop and deploy best practices across global locations.

  • Standardize performance management platforms and drive performance improvement through KPI management and continual improvement methods.

  • Establish capacity planning methods and ensure strong change management processes are established with all suppliers.

  • Support contract requirements and ensure compliance.

  • Program manage internal / external transfers and audit programs.

  • Establish positive relationships and partnerships with network of suppliers and establish collaborative working processes with a broad range of company stakeholders.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Sciences, or Business with 14+ years of experience OR Master’s/Doctoral degree with 12+ years of experience.

  • 4+ years managing people

  • 6+ years of experience managing repair or manufacturing operations

  • Demonstrated leadership, collaboration, and communication skills

  • Demonstrated analytics and performance management proficiencies

  • Willingness to travel up to 25% of time

Desired credentials include:

  • APICS or related Supply Chain certifications

  • Lean Six Sigma and Quality / QMS experience

  • Electromechanical technology or medical device background is a plus

  • MBA is a plus

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.

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 80,000 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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