Maintenance Engineering Equipment Technician - 2nd Shift Job at Cepheid, Linden, CA

  • Cepheid
  • Linden, CA

Job Description

Job Description

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.

The Maintenance Engineering Tech Ops will operate and maintain the tools to drive improvement. This position will be exposed to a significant learning experience, tool management, and career growth opportunities.

This position is part of the Maintenance Engineering Dept. and will be in Lodi, CA . At Cepheid, our vision is to be the leading provider of seamlessly connected diagnostic solutions.

In this role, you will have the opportunity:

To work with a cross-functional team to support our rapidly expanding manufacturing facility's high-volume automated filling and packaging operations in Lodi, CA. As a member of our team, you'll get to make an immediate, measurable impact on a global scale in an environment that fosters career growth and development.

  • Operate and maintain (PM) the Tools to achieve shifty production goals (Parts Per Day).
  • Partner with Engineers and MFG Associates to reduce micro stops, machine faults, and unscheduled maintenance. Update LEDS system on shifty basis to ensure accurate downtime data collection.
  • Support Engineers and Machine Operators to complete TPM activities (CIL, Centerlines, PMs, Changeovers) on the Tools and will also function as on-the-tool technical trainers for the Operators

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • High School degree (or equivalent experience) with 4+ years of related work experience ORAA or Technical Trade Degree with 2+ years of related work experience.
  • Possess basic mechanical, electrical and control training problem-solving skills and aptitude.
  • Experience in completing assigned tasks for mechanical systems, Autonomous Maintenance, Preventive Maintenance, Predictive Maintenance, and Condition-based Maintenance programs

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

  • Working in an FDA-regulated manufacturing environment, preferably in the medical device industry.

Cepheid, a Danaher operating 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.

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The hourly range for this role is $30.73-39.32. This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.

This job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay.

We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit

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 to request accommodation.

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Work experience placement, Immediate start, Afternoon shift,

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