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Material Handler - Swing Shift in Sunnyvale, California at Cepheid

Date Posted: 5/10/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: CEP003586

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 Description
  • ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform the physical and administrative tasks involved in the shipping, receiving, storing and distributing of GMP and non-GMP materials.
  • Ensure that the warehouse is operating under strict GMP guidelines.
  • Deliver and transfer GMP materials to manufacturing areas.
  • Anticipate, communicate and resolve internal and external issues that could affect the warehouse optimization.
  • Ensure that supplies are received according to open purchase orders or alternate verification methods as appropriate.
  • Perform cycle counts and restock according to procedures.
  • Continuously achieve good customer service while following guidelines to support best business practices.
  • Identify operational issues and process improvement opportunities to management, propose solutions.

Job Requirements



Qualifications

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education or Experience (in years): 

  • HS Diploma/GED or equivalent experience
  • 2-3 years related experience

Knowledge and skills: 

  • Ability to follow guidelines of the Standard Operating Procedures for each operation in the process to conform to the Good Manufacturing Practice and the Food and Drug Administration Regulations.
  • Experience working with SAP or other inventory management systems.
  • Good computer skills to complete warehousing transactions with ability to operate effectively within multiple software applications and multiple inventory systems.
  • Intermediate mathematical skills, basic organization skills, good written and verbal communication skills and basic problem solving skills.
  • Physical requirements/abilities: 

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to operate warehouse equipment including but not limited to forklift and pallet jack. 

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:
  • International/domestic traffic experience

The statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria and general work performed.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills for this job.

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.