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Danaher Corporation Stockroom 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 Stockroom Manager is responsible for coaching, motivating, and leading the stockroom employees to accomplish the productivity goals for the day and establishing a culture of positive employee relations while ensuring all processes, best practices, and policies are adhered to consistently.

This role is a floor position that will require 80% of the workday spent in the stockroom operations. The Stockroom Manager will be responsible for a 3-shift operation 7x24 managing three supervisors along with 30-50 material handlers. This role will require the Stockroom Manager to create a climate in which people want to do their best; empowers others; invites input from each person; makes each individual feel his/her work is important; is someone people like working for and with.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Be responsible for the safe operation of all equipment, including forklifts, hand tools, and other equipment in the operation.

  • Be responsible for staffing, training, motivation and leadership

  • Establish and maintain procedures for meeting company and customer delivery commitments by handling materials, providing labor, and ensuring effective use of time.

  • Recommend and assist in implementing operating procedures and promotes continual improvement within the Stockroom operations.

  • Define critical metrics where vital (ideally through internal or external benchmarking), analyze process performance and suggest process improvement or user training.

  • Ensure the stockroom operation is 5S ready 24x7 and promotes 5S activities to sustain warehouse organization and safety.

The essential requirements of the job include:

Education or Experience (in years):

  • Bachelor’s degree with 2+ years of experience or Masters degree with 0-2 years of experience


  • Experience using SAP.

  • Understanding of production scheduling and forecasting principles

  • Experience with SOPs, GMP, ISO, JIT, MRP.

  • Reagent manufacturing experience especially in a diagnostic, medical device, or pharmaceutical environment.

    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 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.

Operating Company: Cepheid