Manufacturing Engineering Equipment Technician III in Sunnyvale, California at Cepheid

Date Posted: 6/6/2019

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Job ID: CEP003751

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 www.cepheid.com or follow us on Twitter (@CepheidNews).


Description

Job Title: Manufacturing Engineering Equipment Technician III
Swing Shift (2:00pm- 10:30pm), work schedule Friday to Tuesday

Introduction of the Business:
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 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years. At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win.

About Us:
At Danaher-Cepheid operating company, 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. Come join our vision for a better way and help make life better for us all! For more details, visit us at www.cepheid.com or follow us on Twitter (@CepheidNews).

Responsibilities:
• In this role, you will be a hands-on technician in the Manufacturing Engineering Equipment Maintenance Department and will be the primary support to production in troubleshooting and resolving manufacturing equipment downtime to ensure maximum output
• You will work closely with Production and Engineering to monitor equipment status and performance
• You will be proactive in addressing problems using the appropriate troubleshooting and repair techniques
• You will carefully document all repairs and the appropriate adjustments made
• In addition, you will assess the equipment’s performance and repair history and work with engineers to plan a preventative maintenance schedule as well as work on equipment upgrades as appropriate
• Ability to train technicians
• Experience writing maintenance procedures and reports
• Perform equipment Installation Qualification (IQ) protocols

Job Requirements



Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
• Minimum of 4-6 years experience as an Equipment Technician
• Must have excellent communication skills
• Have basic knowledge working with MS Office
• Must have solid understanding of interpreting manuals and schematics and have strong knowledge in mechanical alignment and the troubleshooting of automated mechanical, electrical and pneumatic equipment
• Must have experience working with pneumatics actuators and cylinders
• Familiarity with electrical/electronic components, Automation, Robotics, Sensors, Fiber Optics and motors
• Basic usage of hand tools and the ability to use multimeters to trouble shoot equipment problems
• Previous work experience in a Manufacturing environment; ability to repair equipment timely under pressure situations

Preferred Qualifications:
• 4yr Bachelor’s or 2yr Associates degree preferred
• Ultrasonic welding experience is a plus
• GMP experience a plus
• PLC knowledge and experience is a plus

Physical requirements:
• Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
• Frequent kneeling and bending

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.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.
Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.