Lead Manufacturing Associate (Consumables) - All Shifts
Posted on: November 23, 2021
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
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
This position is part of Cepheid Diagnostics and will be located in
In this role, you will have the opportunity to:
Learn and notify supervisor of any violations of company safety
policies and practices.
Maintain safe and clean work environment by leading by example and
assisting supervisor in monitoring the use of all control points,
equipment, and resources; maintaining compliance with established
policies and -procedures.
Adhere to, train and help to enforce compliance to GMP, ISO,
Environmental, Health and Safety procedures. Participate in
production tours and audits.
Work with Supervisor/Manager to review and provide feedback on
schedule adherence to production schedules.
Monitor and provide updates on priority Lots.
Complete production plan by accomplishing work; monitoring
progress; reporting results of the -processing flow on shift
Coordinate specific activities and assignments of work center
resources to meet goals and objectives, production schedules and
Assign daily tasks to support production requirements, new product
development and support activities.
Help to coordinate set-up and changeover of manufacturing
Assist in the preparation of production schedule, verification of
component readiness, line clearances, and equipment readiness.
Assist in monitoring any in-process controls and test yields to
ensure manufacturing process are operating within approved
Assist in reviewing and completing all documentation accurately and
help to ensure work center documentation is compliant with GMP
Help to ensure work center cleanliness and maintain Visual
Interact with material planning team to meet the production
Work with Production, Engineering and Quality teams to investigate
and resolve any quality or non-conformance issues. - Initiate,
investigate and oversee approval of Instrument related NCR's.
Based on each Employee's Training Plan, ensure Employee Training is
Assist supervisor in proactively identifying and resolving
potential issues/discrepancies and notifies supervisor. - Resolve
routine issues. - Work with supervisor to resolve issues of
Foster a collaborative work environment within and across
departments including QC and engineering.
Step in as required on to the Manufacturing Floor for employees not
present in production; first ensuring training record is
Ensure operation of equipment by calling for repairs
Assist supervisor in resolving personnel problems by analyzing
data; -investigating issues; identifying solutions; recommending
Support Lean Manufacturing initiatives.
Provide recommendation to supervisor in selecting employees for
recognition and reward for positive impact to the team and
The essential requirements of the job include:
Manufacturing or Production related experience.
High School diploma/GED or equivalent experience.
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.
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 have contact with
chemicals or re-agents.
Ability to read drawings.
Understand Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Good Documentation
Must be a team player and able to demonstrate the willingness and
the ability to provide assistance to co-workers.
Ability to clearly and effectively communicate with peers,
supervisors, manufacturing engineers, stockroom managers and leads.
- Ability 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 fully 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
firstname.lastname@example.org to request accommodation.
If you've ever wondered what's within you, there's no better time
to find out.
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