Manufacturing Engineer in Lodi, California at Cepheid

Date Posted: 9/11/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: CEP002964

About Us

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving healthcare through faster, more accurate diagnostic tests. With our GeneXpert® System, we’ve taken the most sophisticated molecular technology and packaged it into an automated, easy-to-use format that has quickly become the platform of choice worldwide. From the largest laboratories to small physician offices, our game-changing solution delivers critical answers when clinicians and patients need them most. Through strong molecular biology capabilities and ongoing product innovation, we are focused on developing tests for healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, critical infectious disease, virology, and oncology applications. Come join our vision for a better way and help make life better for us all! For more details, visit us at or follow us on Twitter (@CepheidNews).



To provide support to manufacturing operations for production of high-volume injection molded plastic diagnostic consumables.



•                     Production support

o        Troubleshoot and resolve problems with production processes, equipment and tools.

o        Coordinate with various departments to execute and implement corrective and preventive actions.

•                     Production Improvement

o        Address technical issues (i.e. tool, equipment, process, training, etc.) resulting in potential delays, and/or higher cost of production parts.

o        Generate and implement sustainable processes using lean manufacturing principles to improve production process.

•                     Failure investigations

o        Initiate root-cause investigations, analysis and documentation of downstream production failures.

o        Develop and implement improvements projects for production process, equipment and tools.

•                     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.

•                     Actively participate as technical lead for assigned projects.

Job Requirements



  • BS in Engineering or Sciences, or equivalent experience
  • 2-5 years’ experience in injection molding manufacturing environments.
  • Understands Lean Manufacturing principles and problem-solving methodology (DMAIC. Kaizen)
  • Proficient in MS Excel.
  • Knowledgeable in the Injection molding process and has experience working with injection molding machines.
  • Experience with SolidWorks.
  • Understands technical drawings and GD&T.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing quality systems.


  • Experience in medical injection molding manufacturing engineering operations


  • Ability to lift 35 pounds.
  • Sits/stands/walks 8 hrs./day.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
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