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Electrical and Safety Engineer

Company: Cepheid
Location: Newark
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving healthcare through faster, more accurate diagnostic tests. As a member of our team, you ll get to make an immediate, measurable impact on a global scale, within an environment that fosters career growth and development. Our mission drives us, every moment of every day, to develop rapid groundbreaking solutions for the world s most complex health challenges.POSITION SUMMARY:The Electrical and Safety Engineer works in conjunction with the Automation Engineering team to design and develop automated assembly equipment for the high-volume production of diagnostic disposables. The engineer will lead the field labeling as well as CE certification activities, supporting Cepheid s expansion.ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Guidance and enforcement of National and International (CE Conformity) electrical and machine safety standards to all new equipment designed for Cepheid
  • Specify all machine electrical/ safety scope of works for internal and contracted vendor resources
  • Responsible for all manufacturing equipment for successful passing third party inspections for Field Label or CE Inspections (NFPA 791, FEB or NRTL) as part of the system qualification (IOQ)
  • Create system LOTO per OSHA requirements for new manufacturing equipment
  • Perform Machine Safety Risk Assessments per industrial standards
  • Collaborate with EH&S
  • Standardize system level, power distribution, controls, fieldbus distribution and equipment safety, applied to all in-house new equipment
  • Electrical design, testing, commissioning of controls systems, control panels and associated equipment
  • Support and troubleshoot existing systems in production
  • Specify components and suppliers
  • Participate in design reviews
  • Support for system validation and installation TRAINING RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time
    • Provide LOTO and QEW training to manufacturing technicians and engineersMINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:Education and Experience (in years):
      • Bachelor s degree in field with 5+ years of related work experience OR
      • Master s degree in field with 3+ years of related work experience OR
      • Doctoral degree in field with 0-2 years of related work experience. Knowledge and skills:
        • Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC, Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU, Electromagnetic Compatibility 2014/30/EU and all applicable standards and supporting annexes
        • UL508A, B/ ANSI/ SEMI S2/ OSHA and all applicable codes and standards
        • Hands-on experience in design and development of PLC based control systems for use in factory automation
        • Hands-on experience with electro-mechanical troubleshooting in a high-volume automated manufacturing environmentPhysical requirements/abilities:
          • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. Must be able to stand for several hours. Must be able to work in Cleanroom environment.PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:
            • BSc Electrical Design or equivalent and minimum of 5-year relevant electrical design experience
              • Agile PLM
              • AutoCAD Electrical (2019)
              • PLC Program Design and Development in a Rockwell environment
              • FDA Regulated Industrial Automation Industry experience preferredThe statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria and general work performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills for this job. As part of the Danaher family of companies, our work at Cepheid is supported by a global science and technology innovator. In addition to Danaher s unrivaled leadership training and professional development programs, this relationship also provides expanded career opportunities across industries and brands. Together, we are united by a shared purpose: Helping Realize Life s Potential.When 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 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.The EEO posters are available .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. Associated topics: adapter, bsee, design, energy, image processing, kv, plc, signal processing, solar, wire

Keywords: Cepheid, Newark , Electrical and Safety Engineer, Other , Newark, California

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