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Manufacturing Associate - All Shifts - Starting rates at $21/h+

Company: Cepheid
Location: Fremont
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

ABOUT US: At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving health care through fast, accurate diagnostic testing. Our mission drives us, every moment of every day, as we develop scalable, groundbreaking solutions to solve the world's most complex health challenges. Our associates are involved in every stage of molecular diagnostics, from ideation to development and delivery of testing advancements that improve patient outcomes across a range of settings. As a member of our team, you can make an immediate, measurable impact on a global scale, within an environment that fosters career growth and development. Cepheid is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Danaher Diagnostics companies. Together, we're working at the pace of change on diagnostic tools that address the world's biggest health challenges, driven by knowing that behind every test there is a patient waiting. Learn about the Danaher Business System which makes everything possible. This position is part of Cepheid Diagnostics and will be located in Newark, CA. ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Understand and adhere to safety policies and practices
  • Follow documentation procedure (filling out Data History Records (DHRs), reading and understanding instructions from Work Release (WR), Planned Deviation Report (PDR) or Non-Conformance Report (NCR). Read and follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Manufacturing Work Instructions.
  • Maintain dry room and cleanroom standards, practices, and housekeeping according to standard operating procedures.
  • Set up and operate manufacturing equipment. Monitor machines and inform Supervisor and/or Lead of problems. Clean and maintain equipment and work area as needed.
  • Assist Senior Operators
  • Use tools such as microscopes, tweezers, and other hand-held tools.
  • Perform in-process inspection of components and assemblies to verify quality conformance.
  • Recognize any minor issues from the equipment and any affiliated documentations and take appropriate corrective action within scope. Notify Supervisors and Leads of issues and discrepancies immediately.
  • Report causes of process and/or documentation and assist or coordinate resolutions.
  • Apply company policies and procedures to complete assignments.
  • Conduct Shift PASSDOWN with peers
  • Start and end batch runs. follow production schedules
  • Follow acceptance criteria for equipment yield and efficiency
  • Email the Manufacturing Engineering group explaining any downtime problems/issues.
  • Perform label printing responsibilities
  • Review DHRs
  • Prepare and verify materials to be used as issued to work orders.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    • Manufacturing or Production related experience.
    • High School diploma/GED or equivalent experience.
    • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. Must be able to stand for several hours. Work may involve repetitive arm/wrist motions.
    • Ability to work directly with, handle or come into contact with chemicals or reagents.
    • Preferably experience in clean room assembly or Manufacturing in the medical device, pharmaceutical or biotech industry, OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Experience in FDA or Kema audits.
    • Ability to read drawings.
    • Understands Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and 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, supervisors, manufacturing engineers, stockroom managers and leads. Able to understand instructions and batch records written and spoken in English.
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to pay close attention to detail.
    • Basic Computer Skills.
    • Ability to solve basic math problems.
    • Able to identify each station of the machinery. Cepheid, a Danaher company, offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to our lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits at danaherbenefitsinfo.com . When you join us, you'll also be joining Danaher's global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you'll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies require all US and Puerto Rico employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at to request accommodation. If you've ever wondered what's within you, there's no better time to find out.

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