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Danaher Corporation Global Operations Asset Manager 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 Global Operations Asset Manager is responsible for maintaining the integrity of Cepheid's good movement process within all inventory nodes in the Supply Chain. They will drive cross-functional scalability initiatives, tactics, global SAP transactional system changes and basic user business process improvements.

This position is part of the Manufacturing / Process Engineering department and will be located in Sunnyvale and Lodi, CA. At Cepheid, our vision is to ensure that every patient has access to the right antibiotic at the right time.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Drives systems and process improvements that maintain a accurate perpetual to physical inventory balances.

  • Works closely with the Director of Finance and Director of Compliances to drive a set of strategic projects that drives inventory variances to less that 1% of total global inventory.

  • Manages a staff of inventory control analysis and perpetual to physical variances analyst.

  • Responsible for a set of strategic plans that ensure goods movements through the network meet audit compliance standards and maintain the correct valuation of inventory.

  • Maintains a set of KPI's (key performance indicators) that measures Cepheid's perpetual to physical variances weekly. This also includes 3rd party warehouse providers locations.

  • Monitors phantom variances accounts and enforces a set of SLA's with warehouse operations teams.

  • Accountable for the timely disposition of scrap and other inventory transactions to maintain inventory integrity.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 9+ years of experience OR Master’s degree with 7+ years of experience

  • 4+ years managing a team

  • Strong knowledge of financial flows and goods movement of inventory value within a general ledger.

    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.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.

Operating Company: Cepheid