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Manufacturing Engineer
Company: Cepheid
Location: Lodi, CA
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 04/16/2021
Expire Date: 05/16/2021
Job Categories: Computers, Software, Engineering, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Human Resources, Information Technology, Manufacturing and Production, Medical
Job Description
Manufacturing Engineer


Production support

  • Troubleshoot and resolve problems with production processes, equipment and tools.
    Coordinate with various departments to execute and implement corrective and preventive actions.
  • Prepare Site Injection Molds cavity status condition report.

Production Improvement

  • Address technical issues (i.e. tool, equipment, process, training, etc.) resulting in potential delays, and/or higher cost of production parts.
  • Generate and implement sustainable processes using lean manufacturing principles to improve production process.
  • Lead/Participate in Kaizen and PSP activities.

Failure investigations

  • Initiate root-cause investigations, analysis and documentation of downstream production failures.
  • Develop and implement improvements projects for production process, equipment and tools.
  • Provide information that supports manufacturing operations, such as performing historical data analysis, design, documentation, implementation and validation of equipment and process changes.
  • Design, develop, implement, and support both hardware and software systems used in manufacturing.
  • Actively participate as technical lead for assigned projects.


  • Create, revise, update Procedures/work instructions, requalification documents.
  • Route documents for approval and release


  • Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree with 2+ years of related work experience OR
  • Masters degree in field with 0-2 years of related work experience.

Knowledge and skills

  • 1-3 years experience in injection molding manufacturing environments.
  • Understands Lean Manufacturing principles and problem-solving methodology (DMAIC. Kaizen)
  • Can program measurement routines for Micro-Vu and Mitutoyo CMMs.
  • Can program MS Excel Macros and Minitab
  • Experience with SolidWorks
  • Understands technical drawings and GD&T
  • Knowledge of manufacturing quality systems.

Physical requirements/abilities

  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. Must be able to stand for several hours. Work may involve repetitive arm/wrist motions.


    Experience in medical injection molding manufacturing engineering operations

Ability to lift 35 pounds.
Sits/stands/walks 8 hrs./day.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.

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