Mold Maker I in Lodi, California at Cepheid

Date Posted: 11/11/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID: CEP004492

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).



    Able to build, repair and modify high-quality injection mold tooling from complex part and mold designs. Work with others in completing required Preventative Maintenance on Production Molds.


    • Train and guide assigned helpers as needed when repairing or maintaining Molds.
    • Attend kick-off meetings to improve knowledge of Mold design and mold build techniques.
    • Plan and schedule jobs to meet quoted hours and delivery dates, Prepare needed prints and instructions to coordinate helpers as needed.
    • Clearly communicate and explain the most efficient method of manufacture to others.
    • Complete paperwork or instructions for additional details to be performed for mold assembly.
    • Assess completed jobs for improvements with necessary personnel for future efficiency
    • Maintain a clean work area
    • Clean equipment and machines after use and communicate any necessary maintenance to Shop Supervisor
    • Work overtime per delivery and production requirements
    • Additional duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by Shop Supervisor or ME Group.

Job Requirements



    Education or Experience (in years):

    Education or Experience (in years):

    •High School Diploma/GED or equivalent work experience
    • Minimum one to five years of work experience as a Journeyman.

    Knowledge and skills:

    •Knowledge of plastic injection molds and mold making practices
    •Must be efficient in operating all manual equipment related to Mold Repair/Mold Making such as Bridgeport Mill, Toolmaker lathe, Surface Grinder, Carbide Cutter Grinder, Drill Press, Band Saw.
    •Efficient at programming and running shop machinery (CNC machining centers, High-Speed-Milling, EDM sinker, WEDM a plus, etc.)
    •Good written and verbal communication skills
    • Computer skills, for inter-office email and job communication
    • CNC programming skills [MasterCAM experience a definite plus]
    • Prefer to own his own tools such as Micrometers, Calipers, Indicators, Gages, etc.
    • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
    • Attention to detail and pride in your work
    • Work cooperatively with fellow employees in a team environment
    • Thorough knowledge of inspection equipment and techniques
    • Use geometry, trigonometry, shop mathematics and calculator proficiently
    • Ability to manage multiple projects

    Physical requirements/abilities:

    * Ability to lift 25 lbs.

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, 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.