Sunnyvale, California

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. Support of the DBS mindset and continuous improvement is integral to this role.

The Staff Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for defining, specifying, developing, and qualifying new semiconductor processing equipment and operations. You will set the tone for a collaborative environment that values equity of voice, inclusive behaviors and trusting teams.

This position is part of the Biochip R&D Team and will be located in Sunnyvale California with close collaboration to the Newark California site. We value an approachable and credible communication style and we’re proud of our efforts to keep all levels of the organization informed, engaged, and motivated. Intellectual honesty and agility, with the ability to pivot based on shifting priorities and balance multiple projects seamlessly in a fast-paced environment, are key.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Design a production line with immediate responsibility for generating user requirements and specifications for semiconductor tools and equipment while considering both part and equipment design.
  • Own, deploy and implement pFMEA, Failure Investigations, Continuous Improvement, 5S concepts paired with Standard Work to drive LEAN manufacturing practices.
  •  Design-in quality into the processes while maximizing yield, capacity, and capability.
  • Providing status updates and data-driven analysis to the organization and leadership team.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • B.S./M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science, or related fields
  • Five to seven years of experience in the semiconductor industry (process engineering, product engineering, manufacturing engineering, etc.).
  • Generation and/or deep understanding of BOM, manufacturability analysis, process design, process validation, assembly methods, design reviews, cost reduction and yield improvement methodologies.
  • Successful execution of IQ/OQ/PQ qualification steps.
  • Experience with ergonomic process design, part variation control, and human factors effects on product.

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

  • Relevant and timely data collection and data analysis in high-volume automated manufacturing environment is highly preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of controls including PLCs.

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 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.

Given the essential job duties of this position, the employee is required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation and applicable 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.

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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 you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

Sunnyvale, California

If you've ever wondered what's within you, there's no better place to find out.

 

Danaher is a global science and technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life around the world. A global network of more than 25 operating companies, we drive meaningful innovation in some of today’s most dynamic industries through our operating companies in four strategic platforms: Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Water Quality and Product Identification. The engine at the heart of our success is the Danaher Business System (DBS), a set of tools that enables continuous improvement around lean, growth and leadership. Through the ingenuity of our people, the power of DBS and the impact of our meaningful technologies, we help realize life’s potential in ourselves and for those we serve.

OUR SHARED PURPOSE

It started as an idea for a better way, but like all powerful ideas, it evolved into a passion. It’s why at Danaher we view every challenge as an opportunity. And it’s the reason we’re on a constant quest to make things better—for our customers, our company, and the world.

Our Shared Purpose confirms our commitment to helping our customers achieve amazing things and the high standards by which we measure our own success. We innovate forward-looking technologies to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We are their agents of possibility.

“Helping Realize Life’s Potential is what we’re doing, every day, on a global scale. Think about our businesses and the impact we have: providing clean water, advancing scientific research and personal health, ensuring product safety. Every day, we’re helping improve quality of life around the world.” 

-Rainer Blair, President and Chief Executive Officer

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-The Best Team Wins: Exceptional people thrive in Danaher's fast-paced, results-oriented culture. And our values start with our people.

- Customers Talk, We Listen: One of our teams’ most important responsibilities is to listen to our customers.

- Kaizen is Our Way of Life: Through Kaizen, or continuous improvement, we address customer needs with actions that benefit the greater good.

- Innovation Defines Our Future: One of the most important ways we drive continuous improvement is through innovation that makes a difference.

- We Compete for Shareholders: By living our core values, we deliver the highest possible value to our shareholders.

 

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