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Manufacturing Engineer - 2nd shift

Company: Cepheid
Location: Manteca
Posted on: November 23, 2022

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 Danaher Business System which makes everything possible. The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for manage tool component modification, repair, mold maintenance and operation. This individual will closely coordinate with tooling, production, quality, and other members of the manufacturing group to ensure compliance and maximize tool operational performance, quality, and availability. The manufacturing group supports high volume production of plastics parts with capacity of over 1 million parts per day. This position is part of the Manufacturing Engineering and located in Lodi, California. At Cepheid, our vision is to be the leading provider of seamlessly connected diagnostic solutions. In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Troubleshoot and resolve problems with production processes, equipment, and tools while coordinating with various departments to execute and implement corrective and preventive actions and address technical issues.
  • Generate and implement sustainable processes using lean manufacturing principles to improve production process.
  • Initiate root-cause investigations, analysis and documentation of downstream production failures, non-conformances (NCs) and corrective and preventative actions (CAPAs).
  • Provide information that supports manufacturing operations, such as performing historical data analysis, design, documentation, implementation and validation of equipment and process changes.
  • Design, develop, implement, and support both hardware and software systems used in manufacturing. The essential requirements of the job include: Education:
    • Bachelor's degree with 2+ years of related work experience OR Master's degree in field with 0-2+ years of related work experience
    • Experience manufacturing environments
    • Experience with manufacturing quality systems
    • Ability to work second shift It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:
      • 1+ years of experience using SolidWorks and AutoCAD in a work environment.
      • Understands Lean Manufacturing principles and problem-solving methodology (DMAIC. Kaizen)
      • Can program measurement routines for Micro-Vu and Mitutoyo CMM's. 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 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 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.

        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.

        If you've ever wondered what's within you, there's no better time to find out.

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