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Danaher Corporation Quality Control SME in Sunnyvale, California


Job Title: Quality Control Stockroom SME - Sunnyvale

Business Context: Based in Sunnyvale, California the Quality Control Stockroom SME is responsible for issuing and processing Non-Conforming Material Reports (NCMRs). This includes the physical movement of material in and out of the MRB holding areas as well as the related inventory transactions. QA analyst will be working with non-conformances (NCs), also known as deviations. Will also be responsible for partnering with various cross functional teams within Cepheid to support NC-related tasks, such as investigations, implementation corrective actions and training. Position includes, but is not limited to, the performance of the daily cycle counts in conjunction with Inventory Control and assistance in all areas of inventory accuracy.


  • Point of contact when non-conforming or suspect product is identified at within the Stockroom operations warehouse.

  • Physically moving components, bulk raw materials, Finished Goods into MRB areas

  • Proper labeling of MRB material that is stored in designated MRB areas.

  • Performing SAP inventory move transactions of material in and out of MRB locations

  • Assisting with containment activities to ensure all nonconforming or suspect material is found and place in an MRB location.

  • Performance of daily cycle counts 1st pass.

  • Provide point of contact for requests from Inventory Control concerning inventory accuracy.

  • Bin audits as requested.

  • Assistance in the maintenance of the workplace in accordance with 5S guidelines.

  • Handles actual physical movements within the warehouse.

  • Maintains global standards for materials storage and movements as required.

  • Monitor and maintain inventory control applications

  • Has the ability to be proactive in areas of application development and improvements.

  • Self-starter; ability to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner with minimal direct supervision.

  • Keen attention to detail.

  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities Accurate and timely data entry skills.

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

  • Desire to lead by example and exceed expectations.

  • Desire to succeed in a fast-moving team environment.

  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Education or Experience (in years):

  • High school degree (or equivalent experience) with 5+ years of related work experience.

Knowledge and skills:

  • Minimum of 3 years related experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Experience in a regulated manufacturing environment (FDA CFR 21 820 and ISO 13485) is preferred. (cGMP and GDP concepts)

  • Experience with MS Office word processing and Excel Spreadsheets

  • Experience with SAP or similar Inventory Management databases is preferred.

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to details.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

Physical requirements/abilities:

  • Ability to work in an office & warehouse environment.


  • Related experience in a diagnostic, medical device, or pharmaceutical environment.

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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.

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.

Operating Company: Cepheid