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Process Technician

Company: Cepheid
Location: West Sacramento
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving health care 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, as we develop rapid groundbreaking solutions to solve the world s most complex health challenges. Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Installs molds into injection molding machines
  • Verifies existing mold setups.
  • Comply with all SOP curricula training forms from Annual Training Plan
  • Starts and maintains proven molds.
  • Maintains daily records of molding parameters.
  • Submit and monitor the molding condition table and other reports and checklist.
  • Maintains molding machines, molds and molding area in clean and orderly condition.
  • Performing process troubleshooting, part visual inspections, and various other functions to ensure part conformity and quality.
  • Performs process verifications and evaluations of molds.
  • Review, propose and implement process changes to improved production efficiency.
  • Support new project introductions activities to include:
    • Trial /Test production runs
    • Support Danaher PSP root cause analysis
    • Tool and Mold Qualifications
    • Implement and sustain Kaizen events on the floor
    • Process set up for all new molds
    • Coordinates and communicates with Shift supervisor and cross functional teams to resolve issues and improve process and efficiency.
    • Inspect and monitor process, including water temperatures, machine parameters, and material properties.
    • Attend and resolve all molding quality issues
    • Attend all quality requests from production floor that causes scrap and press down time.Minimum Requirements:Education or Experience (in years)
      • High School diploma or equivalent.
      • 5 years experience in an injection molding environment.Knowledge and Skills:
        • Injection Molding Process from set up to start up.
        • Capable to Perform First Article and diagnose mold issues recommending repairs.
        • Knowledgeable on SOP, GMP, Agile, BMRAM, ISO, Kaizen, Six sigma, 5S, and PSP is a plus.
        • Knowledge of cleanroom medical molding practices and procedures.
        • Strong mechanical background.
        • Ability to analyze and troubleshoot machines, molds, and robot setup problem issues.
        • Effective written and oral communications skills.
        • Basic computer and MS Office software skills.
        • A team player that works with management and technicians to strive our continuous improvements.
        • Capable to follow up with basic Quality procedure.Physical Requirements / Abilities
          • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
          • Proper use of basic Injection Molding Tools
          • Able to continue working standing-up for 8 hours. (with the exception of breaks and lunch)About DanaherAs 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 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 .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.

Keywords: Cepheid, West Sacramento , Process Technician, Professions , West Sacramento, California

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