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Staff Diagnostic Consumables Engineer
Company: Cepheid
Location: Sunnyvale, CA
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 10/14/2021
Expire Date: 11/13/2021
Job Categories: Engineering, Healthcare, Other, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Information Technology, Manufacturing and Production, Quality Control, Research & Development, Medical
Job Description
Staff Diagnostic Consumables Engineer

Make an immediate impact on a global scale!

At Cepheid, leader in molecular diagnostics, we are passionate about improving healthcare through faster, more accurate diagnostic tests. With our GeneXpert System, weve taken the most sophisticated molecular technology and packaged it into an automated, easy-to-use format that has quickly become the platform of choice worldwide. From the largest laboratories to small physician offices, our game-changing solution delivers critical answers when clinicians and patients need them most. Through strong molecular biology capabilities and ongoing product innovation, we are focused on developing tests for healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, critical infectious disease, virology, and oncology applications.

The work we do every day will change patient care around the world! Be inspired knowing youre part of the team helping to diagnose the most challenging diseases. Learn about the Danaher Business System which makes everything possible.

The Staff Diagnostic Consumables Engineer is responsible for supporting Cepheids factory expansion project due to increasing COVID assay demands. They must be able to use their knowledge of mechanical design, materials, and manufacturing processes to improve current designs, interface with vendors and enable scalability of consumables for the medical device industry.

This position is part of the Consumables Engineering and will be located in Sunnyvale, CA. The Consumables Engineering team fosters an innovative culture that encourages working cross functionally with different departments to work on different types of problems.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Coordinate engineering testing, first article inspections, and qualification activities for validation and verification of consumables components

  • Maintain and/or improve existing consumables parts production, with an emphasis on improving manufacturability, achieving cost reductions, and enhancing throughput

  • Communicate with external tooling and molding vendors regarding design and development, qualification, or repair activities

  • Build, set up, and improve procedures, equipment, and systems related to consumables validation

  • Enforce high standards for all consumables products such that the design intent, quality expectation for patient safety, and finished medical device function are never compromised

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Bioengineering or related area

  • 8+ years of related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience to perform at this level

  • Designing, coordinate, executing, and documenting complex product and/or process validations and qualifications

  • Dealing with high-volume manufacturing in a regulated environment

  • Extensive knowledge in engineering processes, product design, and system optimization

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Medical device consumables

  • Plastic injection molding and part design

  • High volume manufacturing processes, such as machining, extrusion, molding, or ultrasonic welding on automated manufacturing assembly lines

Cepheid, a Danaher company, offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to our lives. Whether its a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job.

Check out our benefits at danaherbenefitsinfo.com.

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, and results-oriented.

Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, and variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance.

When you join us, youll also be joining Danahers global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, youll 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 applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.

If youve ever wondered whats within you, theres no better time to find out.

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