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ME Technician II

Cepheid Lodi, CA
  • Posted: September 30, 2018
  • Full-Time

Danaher Company Description
At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving healthcare through faster, more accurate diagnostic tests. With our GeneXpert System, we've taken the most sophisticated molecular technology and packaged it into an automated, easy-to-use format that has quickly become the platform of choice worldwide. From the largest laboratories to small physician offices, our game-changing solution delivers critical answers when clinicians and patients need them most. Through strong molecular biology capabilities and ongoing product innovation, we are focused on developing tests for healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, critical infectious disease, virology, and oncology applications. Come join our vision for abetter wayand help make life better for us all! For more details, visit us atwww.cepheid.comor follow us on Twitter (@CepheidNews).
Responsible for safely setting up Molds on operating injection molding machines and make adjustments to auxiliary equipment that makes injection molded plastic products, for the support of production requirements.

o Lifts and installs specified molds into molding machines. Bolts molds in position, adjusts mold height and sets ejector stroke for a wide range of Molding Presses.
o Ability to set / select the molding conditions, processes or programming for Molds
o Troubleshoot and resolve all injection molding issues,
o Proficient with all auxiliary equipment, Chillers, Mold Heaters, Conveyors and Yushin Robots.
o Submit and monitor Molding condition Report daily.
o Removes molds from molding machines when run is completed and moves to storage.
o Connects hoses and sets valves to regulate flow of water circulating through the mold tocontrol temperatureof molds. Inspects hoses for wear, replaces as needed.
o Adjusts controls on molding machine to control temperature, pressure and cycle time.
o Inspects product for defects and able to adjust the processing conditions to ensure parts meet quality requirements.
o Ability to assist the ME Group with Qualifying New Molds and Presses and when running the IO, OQ & PQ Qualifying Lots, with basic understanding of documentation required.
o Loads feeding hoppers and dryers with plastic resin, when a material change is required.
o Visually inspects parts produced from the molding operation, completes log in MII reports.
o Completes required documentation / check lists as required by existing SOPs.
o Sets up equipment, as necessary, for the performing of secondary operations.
o Maintaining cleanliness and safety of the work area including the use of Safety Barriers.
o Assists in the transportation and installation and setup of molds in molding machines.
  • *Minimum Requirements *
Education or experience (in Years)
o High school diploma and/or GED; equivalent work experience may be accepted.
Knowledge and skills:
o Vocational classes or previous "hands on" experience gained while working in other Injection Molding Facilities or similar Industries.
o Ability to train new Mold Setters from identified candidates from within the Company.
o Forklift and Crane certification.
o Loading and securing heavy items for transport with the company truck.
o Lift molds and install in molding machines, using cranes and hoists.
o Some experience in operating manufacturing and packaging equipment.
o The ability to understand SOPs and demonstrate understanding through verbal and/or written format is required.
o Physicalrequirements/abilities:
o Ability to lift 50 lbs.
o Proper useof basic hand tools
Danaher Corporation Overview
Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.
Organization: Cepheid
Job Function: Engineering
Primary Location: North America-North America-United States-CA-Lodi
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: CEP002175
Cepheid is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual's race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Lodi, CA
95241 USA

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