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Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Cepheid
Location: Acampo
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

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 which makes everything possible.The Senior Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for sustaining and improving medical injection molds and processes to achieve plant manufacturing objectives for safety, quality, on-time performance, and customer satisfaction. - Ensures projects are completed within scope, schedule, cost, and quality requirements via QMS (ISO 14385), Continuous Improvement, Lean, DBS, and Six Sigma methodologies.This position is part of the Manufacturing Engineering Department (Plastics Operations) and will be onsite in Lodi, CA. - At Cepheid, our vision is to be the leading provider of seamlessly connected diagnostic solutions. This position is on-site.In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Oversees injection mold sustainment, repair, and requalification. - Project management highly visible, strategic injection molding projects critical to operational success. -
  • Analyze manufacturing data from various sources (e.g., MES, Power BI, SAP, etc.) to identify and drive department activities. - -
  • Facilitate / Lead Kaizen events in areas of scrap, variation reduction, process development, metrology, tool/part design, etc. as an SME.
  • Coach / Mentor less experienced engineers in the areas of injection molding, IQ-OQ-PQ qualification, training, SOP / WI creation, continuous improvement, document control, and operational excellenceThe essential requirements of the job include
    • Bachelor's degree with 8+ years of related work experience OR master's degree in field with 6+ years of related work experience OR Doctoral degree with 3+ years of work experience.
      • Excellent verbal and written presentation skills. - Ability to communicate directions, project requirements, and overall status updates tailored to the audience (e.g., executive leadership, peers, operators, etc.)
      • Subject matter expert in injection molding (i.e., tooling, processing, and equipment)
      • Hands-on, data-driven approach. - This position requires to be at Gemba.
      • Proficient in CAD software (Solidworks), GD&T, specifically translating requirements into measurements and assessing results. -It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:
        • Certification in project management (PMP), Six Sigma Black Belt, and/or RJG Master Molder.
        • Certification in Quality Engineering. - Experience in an FDA-regulated manufacturing environment -Cepheid, a Danaher operating 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 .The salary range for this role is $117,000-$150,000 annually. This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.This job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay.We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, and 401(k) to eligible employees.Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company's sole discretion, consistent with the law.At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow's science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what's next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit .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 .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 to request accommodation.

Keywords: Cepheid, Sacramento , Senior Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Acampo, California

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