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Innovation Project Coordinator

Company: Cepheid
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 22, 2022

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 Innovation Project Coordinator is responsible for helping to coordinate critical innovation program initiatives across the company. This role will support multiple programs within the Technology & Innovation Department, including, but not limited to, Global R&D Meetings, Cepheid Innovation Challenge, and Dashboard/Analytics Tracking. Within the Technology & Innovation Department, there are ample opportunities to explore related projects within the department, as well as work cross-functionally with other Business Units and Functions. This position is part of the Technology & Innovation Department, and will be located in Sunnyvale, CA (Hybrid). -At Cepheid, our vision is to be the leading provider of seamlessly connected diagnostic solutions. In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Support the planning and execution of projects and programs within the Technology & Innovation Department
  • Utilize current internal DBS business tools, and develop new DBS tools & processes for driving early-stage innovation growth with a continuous improvement mindset
  • Coordinate new forums for information sharing such as technology fairs, poster sessions, lunch & learns, etc.
  • Promote the innovation culture at Cepheid The essential requirements of the job include:
    • Bachelor's degree in a technical field
    • 0-2+ years of experience
    • Familiarity with project management software - e.g. Trello, Miro, Jira
    • Prior experience coordinating projects/conferences/events
    • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize competing responsibilities It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:
      • Developing strong cross-functional working relationships with other Business Units and Functions
      • Data visualization software - e.g. Power BI, Tableau Cepheid, a Danaher operating 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 At Cepheid we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, hybrid working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement in which you can work part-time at the Company location identified above and part-time remotely from your home. Additional information about this hybrid work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Cepheid can provide. When you join us, you'll also be joining Danaher's global organization, where 80,000 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 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.

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        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.

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Keywords: Cepheid, Palo Alto , Innovation Project Coordinator, Other , Palo Alto, California

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