Job DescriptionAt 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!
Our associates are involved in every stage of molecular diagnostics – from ideation and innovation through development and delivery of life-changing advancements in healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, critical infectious disease, virology and oncology applications. For more details, visit us at www.cepheid.com or follow us on Twitter! (@CepheidNews)
This position is part of a newly built group dedicated to solving complex product, site, and systems capability expansion with multi-faceted priorities and complexities. It requires a global through leader who can solve problems across process functions, systems, data and all levels of the organization.
This role will be based in Sunnyvale, CA - but can be largely Remote.
Work hours need to be flexible to work with global partners. Moderate travel required.
Essential Job Responsibilities
Proactively identify and tackle complex issues with well-vetted and innovative solutions
Positively influence business direction and IT nuance with the lowest and highest levels of Business and IT
Negotiate with 3rd party vendors for pricing and services – manage contracts, budgets, contractors and KPIs
Document, test & develop quick-iteration applications and large-scale initiatives
Optimally apply basic Project Management disciplines and handle expectations appropriately
Develop and facilitate organizing and conducting relevant, concise, data driven, professional presentations to leadership with concise recommendations
Optimize multi-functional resource to achieve sophisticated and unique objectives within budget and timelines
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Education or Experience (in years):
Bachelors degree with 12+ years experience in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain, Information Sciences
Knowledge and skills:
Authoritative knowledge of APS (Advanced Planning Systems)
Expert in embedded and adjacent Data Warehouse extracts and reporting
Experience with SOPs, GMP, ISO, JIT, MRP.
PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS (optional):
12+ years expertise as a Principle Integration Consultant and/or Architect, Senior Business Systems Analysis / Manager, or Senior IT Developer/Manager
APICS certification, CPIM preferred.
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.
Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here.
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.