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Component Engineer

Company: Cepheid
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: January 15, 2022

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 worlds 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, were working at the pace of change on diagnostic tools that address the worlds biggest health challenges, driven by knowing that behind every test there is a patient waiting.Learn about the [Danaher Business System](https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) which makes everything possible.The Component Engineer will use her/his/their experience in consumables manufacturing to transition designs from the Concept phase through Design and Development and into Production. Through these phase gates of product development and/or new product introduction, the successful candidate will apply DFMEA, DFM, and CAE tools to develop robust component designs that encourage manufacturing efficiencies for injection molding through finished device assembly.This position is part of the Components Engineering department and will be located in Sunnyvale, CA. The team is committed to enabling access to molecular diagnostic testing everywhere.*In this role, you will have the opportunity to:*Use conceptual knowledge of theories in part design and apply best practices and follow existing procedure for design and development, problem solving and technology deployment to enable efficient manufacturing for sustainable, large-scale production (>30MM units annually).*The essential requirements of the job include:** Bachelors degree with 2+ years of related work experience OR Masters degree in field with 0-2 years of related work experience* Fundamentals of plastics material properties, molding process development, tooling and fixture design.* Proficiency with SolidWorks, MiniTab, and Microsoft Office applications. Experience with creating drawings, BOMs, product specifications, and engineering drawings.*It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:** BS in Mechanical, Plastics, Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience to perform at this level.* Working knowledge of GMP, ISO, and FDA rules and regulatory requirements for medical device industry.* Proven experience with designs for injection moldingCepheid, a Danaher company, offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to our lives. Whether its a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits at [danaherbenefitsinfo.com](https://danaherbenefitsinfo.com/).When you join us, youll also be joining Danahers global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, youll 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 is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why well empower you to push the boundaries of whats possible.If youve ever wondered whats within you, theres no better time to find out.When you join us, youll also be joining Danahers global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, youll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful *[Danaher Business System](https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system)* 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 *[here](https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters)*.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 [applyassistance@danaher.com](mailto:applyassistance@danaher.com) to request accommodation.If youve ever wondered whats within you, theres no better time to find out.

Keywords: Cepheid, Mountain View , Component Engineer, Engineering , Mountain View, California

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