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Production Test Technician Lead

Company: Cepheid
Location: Newark
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:


Responsible for performing in-process PCR testing of products throughout the manufacturing process. Also responsible for leading a team to perform in-process PCR testing of Cepheid products through the Jidoka Manufacturing production floor.


Assists in developing methods and procedures to conduct in-process bio testing during the manufacturing process.
Works with other departments such as engineering, product transfer, and planning in conducting experiments.
Follow established documentation outlining the process and test requirements to manufacture PCR-based products in compliance with standards for GMPs. Performing all levels of production testing in IPT Consumables.
Enforce Safety
Understand implications and provide recommendations for solutions.
Ability to work closely with PT and other engineering teams on the process.
Support supervisor on process improvement and cost savings.
Training new associates as needed
Purchase equipment/materials as needed
Data entry, SPT, writing up NCR's and various reports.
Scheduling, calibration, and module replacements.
Interact with material planning to understand the needs to meet production plans.
Support supervisor and ensure WR's timely completion.
Other duties as assigned

Education or Experience (in years):
Education High school diploma or equivalent.
3-5 years of Lead Experience within a Medical Device regulated environment

Knowledge and skills:
Ability to perform assignments that required considerable judgment and initiative.
Advanced to expert knowledge of testing software.
Must be a team player. Able to demonstrate a willingness to provide assistance and training to co-workers.
Must be able to clearly and effectively communicate with peers, leads, supervisors, and managers.
Must be able to adhere to strict deadlines and provide results timely.
Proficient with performing all levels of production testing.

Physical requirements/abilities:
Must be able to lift 35 lbs. Must be able to stand for several hours. Work may involve repetitive arm/wrist motions.

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 Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies require all US and Puerto Rico employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by 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.

The EEO posters are available here .

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.

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