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Mold Maintenance Technician I in Lodi, California at Cepheid

Date Posted: 5/19/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: CEP002457

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).



The Mold Maintenance Technician performs several maintenance functions within the tooling maintenance team including repairing, maintaining, cleaning injection molding equipment.


  • Understand and adhere to safety policies and practices.
  • Follow mold maintenance procedures.
  • Read and understand Work Orders.
  • Read and follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Maintenance Work Instructions.
  • Perform inspection of molds during assembly to verify quality.
  • Maintain tool shop standards, practices, and housekeeping.
  • Clean and maintain production molds proficiently.
  • Work under close supervision.
  • Use tools such as impact guns, ratchets, and other hand tools.
  • Use measuring tools such as micrometers and calipers.
  • Apply company policies and procedures to complete daily tasks.

Job Requirements



Education or Experience (in years): 

  • 1 year of related experience
  • High School diploma/GED or equivalent experience
  • Experience in Manufacturing Industry

Knowledge and skills: 

  • Understands Good Documentation Practice (GDP)
  • Must be a team player and able to demonstrate willingness and ability to provide assistance to co-workers.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate with peers, leads supervisors, and managers.  Able to understand instructions written and spoken in English.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Basic mechanical skills.

Physical requirements/abilities: 

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Must be able to stand for several hours. Work will involve repetitive arm/wrist motions.

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.


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