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Production Supervisor (Night Shift)

Company: Cepheid
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

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.The Production Supervisor (Night Shift) is responsible for transferring assays into production. This person will be a technical partner to the Newark Operations team throughout the life cycle of assay products manufactured in the Sunnyvale production facility. This position is part of the Manufacturing / Process Engineering department --and will be located in Newark, CA.-- At Cepheid, our vision is to ensure that every patient has access to the right antibiotic at the right time.
In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Manage staff resources by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training and developing associates for growth opportunities
  • Collaborate with Program Managers, Manufacturing and Process Engineering to support bring up Jidoka/Manual and Automated production lines in current and new expansion locations worldwide.
  • Maximize the performance of Value Streams by implementing and sustaining lean conversion principles in order to meet customer requirements.
  • Develop and execute strategy for improving the safety, quality, delivery, inventory, and productivity (SQDIP) performance.
  • Report progress and necessary countermeasures to achieve set goals through Daily Management walkthroughs.
  • Coach and develop teams, facilitate individual and team growth
  • Utilize standard reports and visual management to clearly communicate production schedules, delays and corrective actionThe essential requirements of the job include:
    • High school degree with 8+ years of experience OR
    • Bachelor's degree with 5+ years of experience OR
    • Master's degree with 3+ years of experienceIt would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:
      • Experience in a clinical diagnostic or medical device environment
      • Statistical, Lean, and Six Sigma training
      • Knowledge and experience with IQ, OQ and PQ validationsCepheid, 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 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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