Mold Maker I in Lodi, California at Cepheid

Date Posted: 9/13/2018

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Job ID: CEP001326

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).


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Job Summary


The Mold Maker is responsible for the new construction of Plastic Injection Molds, Mold Modifications, Mold Repairs assembly, and maintenance.  Capable of setting up, run off and testing molds to produce a product meeting specifications and making any necessary modifications.  Excellent communications, teamwork, and initiative are required. 



ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • Responsible for the manufacturing and testing (usually visual) of all stages of the manufacturing process

  • Inspect products and select the correct shop equipment and tools to complete the job

  • Identify problems within the mold and create solutions

  • Read and interpret blue prints

  • Train and guide assigned helpers as needed to ensure a safe working environment

  • Attend kick off meetings and provide input for design mold and build

  • Plan and schedule jobs to meet quoted hours and delivery dates

  • Prepare necessary prints and instructions to coordinate helpers as needed

  • Maintain a clean work area

Job Requirements



Qualifications

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:



Education or Experience (in years): 



  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent work experience

  • Journeyman Mold Maker credentials or equivalent experience


Knowledge and skills: 



  • Ability to follow written instruction and batch records

  • Ability to comprehend verbal and written English

  • Ability to follow documentation procedures

  • Basic computer skills

  • Basic Math Problem Skills

  • Able to use tools such as magnifying glass, tweezers, and other hand held tools

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential

  • Understands the start and end of batch runs


    Physical requirements/abilities: 



  • Ability to lift 25 lbs.

  • Ability to work in a clean room environment


PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:




  • Experience working in a clean environment

  • Experience in a Quality Environment


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 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% 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. 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.

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