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Danaher Corporation Project Manager in Sunnyvale, California

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.

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The Project Manager will lead automation projects of various size and complexity from initiation through validation and production release, leading the successful execution and launch of complex automation projects in a fast-paced and highly cross-functional environment.

This position is part of the Manufacturing Engineering department and will be located in Sunnyvale.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Be responsible for developing realistic project schedules, along with resource planning, risk management and measurable metrics to meet the project goals

  • Communicate progress to partners and provide recommendations for mitigating risks or delays

  • Coordinate interdependent tasks and deliverables with other functional groups, including Engineering, Product Transfer, Quality Assurance, Manufacturing, Facilities, EH&S, Supply Chain, Planning, Process and Sustaining Engineering

  • Lead and run team meetings by creating agendas, presentations and action items. Document team decisions and follow up on action items and deliverables

The essential requirements of the job include:

Education and Experience (in years):

  • Bachelor’s degree in field with 2+ years of related work experience OR

  • Master’s degree in field with with 0-2 years of related work experience.

Knowledge and skills:

  • 5-8 years of experience with engineering projects and use of standard project management methodology, tools and/or software packages

  • Experience using Project Management software (MS Project) to handle complex project timelines as well as fluency with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio and Outlook

  • Experience working under an FDA and ISO regulated Quality Management System

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • PMP certificate

  • Experience with Visual Project Management

  • Experience with Problem Solving Process (PSP) and Production Preparation Process (3P) methodologies

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 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 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.

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