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Sr Component Engineer

Company: Cepheid
Location: Manteca
Posted on: June 4, 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 Sr. Component Engineer is responsible for consumable plastic component design and improvement. The engineer will own the transition of components into manufacturing and work closely with other engineering teams for qualifications, failure investigations and continuous improvement projects. We believe in growing technical skills with learning and application to relevant problems.This position is part of the Component and Tooling Engineering Department and will be located in on-site in Sunnyvale, CA. At Cepheid, our vision is to be the leading provider of seamlessly connected diagnostic solutions.In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Enhance existing consumables parts production, with an emphasis on refining part specifications, improving manufacturability, and maintaining integral product quality and performance.
  • Use CAD modeling, prototyping, molding simulation CAE data, and hands-on lab testing to develop and enhance part attributes, mold concepts, and mold design details.
  • Proactively identify risks in the design of parts, molds, and methods associated with consumables manufacturing and design quality into the component design rather than relying on inspection to detect non-compliance with design or process intent.
  • Establish working relationships with vendors for outsourcing of engineering services, materials supply, injection molding tool design, and contract manufacturing of consumables components.
  • Design, test, and validate new consumable designs in collaboration with multi-disciplined engineering teams.The essential requirements of the job include:
    • -Bachelor's degree in field -with 5+ years of related -work experience OR -Master's degree in field -with 3+ years of related -work experience OR -Doctoral degree in field -with 0-2 years of related -work experience. -
    • Requires in-depth knowledge of plastics and injection molding
    • Experience with consumable design and material selection
    • Proficiency in SOLIDWORKS and Geometric Design & Tolerancing (GD&T)
    • Root cause analysis and leading failure investigations, familiarity with statistics and Design of Experiments, and experience with metrology methods and fixture design -It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:
      • Simulation software such as ANSYS and Moldflow
      • Statistics and statistical software such as MinitabCepheid, 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 .At Cepheid we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, hybrid working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement in which you can work part of the time at the Company location identified above and part of the time remotely from your home. Additional information about this hybrid work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Cepheid can provide.The salary range is $103,000 - $145,000. 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 eligible for bonus/incentive pay.We offer 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, Manteca , Sr Component Engineer, Engineering , Manteca, California

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