Danaher Corporation Senior Manufacturing Support Scientist in Sunnyvale, California
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Distill system level knowledge into actionable activities to understand and mitigate risk
Analyze complex datasets to identify trends and areas for investigation
Perform failure investigations elevated from production or customer field complaints
Design and execute experiments as part of investigations
Continuously document progress during investigations and prepare final reports
Prototype and evaluate potential mitigations and corrective actions
Work with cross-functional teams to implement corrective actions
Drive systemic investigations and continuous improvement projects to completion
Apply rigorous statistics methodology to guide investigations and corrective actions
Education or Experience (in years):
Bachelor’s degree with 6+ years of related work experience OR
Master’s degree in field with 3+ years of related work experience.
Knowledge and skills:
Understanding of molecular biology products or molecular diagnostic product utilizing nucleic acid amplification tests, including system level experience with reagents, consumable, and instrument components
Expertise in data analysis, design of experiments, and test automation including scripting, root cause analysis techniques and documentation of results
Ability to work independently and cross-functionally to provide effective updates at executive level
Ability to successfully lead multiple investigations simultaneously within short deadlines
Excellent organizational and communication skills (oral and written)
Excellent writing and documentation skills
Experience with statistical analysis and data management for large volume complex data sets
Experience working in a manufacturing environment and/or within manufacturing operations under cGMP, ISO and FDA regulations.
Sitting or standing at a lab bench
Operation of machinery
- This role requires the associate is hands-on in the laboratory, including the use of hazardous chemicals and clinical specimens.
PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS (optional):
Experience with microfluidics
Experience with automating data retrieval from text files, databases, and spreadsheets.
Experience with MiniTab analysis software
Experience in clean room or biosafety environment with controlled gowning procedures
Experience working in a regulated (ISO-13485) industry
Familiarity with real-time multiplex PCR
Experience with Agile Product Lifecycle or similar PLM systems
Experience working with and running Cepheid products
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.
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Operating Company: Cepheid