Supplier Development Engineer in Sunnyvale, California at Cepheid

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID: CEP001459

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).


During this internship, you will contribute to an executive level program (high value / high visibility project) as a member of a multidisciplinary team spanning several departments within the company (Ranging from R&D to Production). Specific assignments to include (not limited to): Running experiments/situational analysis to help characterize chemical composition/capacity/process, data research, data analysis / summary, IQ/OQ/PQ execution, and production rollout support.

Job Requirements


Minimum Requirements:

Undergrad or graduate student, majoring in chemical, biomedical, or engineering
 Ability to work well and collaborate with people in a diverse range of disciplines
 Strong writing and communication skills
 This position will involve both independent and collaborative work
 Enthusiasm for learning / ability to quickly learn and apply new knowledge

 Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite, experienced with excel and Powerpoint.

 Experience collecting, analyzing, summarizing, and executing on data specific to project

Additional Skills / Experience Desired

 Wet lab / BSL experience a plus

 Prior Internship or work experience

 Minitab or other data analytic software experience

 Presentation development and delivery

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 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. 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.