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CEPHEID

Cepheid (Nasdaq: CPHD) is a leading molecular diagnostics company that is dedicated to improving healthcare by developing, manufacturing, and marketing accurate yet easy-to-use molecular systems and tests. By automating highly complex and time-consuming manual procedures, the company's solutions deliver a better way for institutions of any size to perform sophisticated genetic testing for organisms and genetic-based diseases. Through its strong molecular biology capabilities, the company is f... Read More

Address      904 Caribbean Drive Sunnyvale, CA 94089 USA
Website      www.cepheid.com/
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Manufacturing Automation Technician

Job Summary:

Cepheid is looking for an experienced Manufacturing Automation Technician to support manufacturing for the graveyard and weekend shift.  



This position is temporary with an estimated duration of 6 months working the 3rd/graveyard shift.  Grave Shift, 10:30 pm - 7am.
Responsibilities:

    * In this role, you will be a hands-on technician in the Equipment Engineering Department and will be the primary support to production in troubleshooting and resolving manufacturing equipment downtime to ensure maximum output.
    * You will work closely with Production and Engineering to monitor equipment status and performance.
    * You will be proactive in addressing problems using the appropriate troubleshooting and repair techniques.
    * You will carefully document all repairs and the appropriate adjustments made.
    * In addition, you will assess the equipment’s performance and repair history and work with engineers to plan a preventative maintenance schedule as well as work on equipment upgrades as appropriate.

Required Knowledge - Skills - and Abilities:

    * Minimum of 2 - 4 years experience as an Equipment Technician.
    * Must have excellent communication skills.
    * Have basic knowledge working with MS Office.
    * Must have solid understanding of interpreting manuals and schematics and have strong knowledge in mechanical alignment and the troubleshooting of automated equipment.
    * Must have experience working with pneumatics.
    * Familiarity with PLC controls, Automation; Robotics, Microswitches, Synrad Lasers.
    * Basic usage of hand tools and the ability to use multimeters to trouble shoot equipment problems.
    * Previous work experience in a Manufacturing environment; ability to repair equipment timely under pressure
      situations.

Preferred Qualifications:
Ultrasonic welding experience is a plus.
GMP experience.
PLC knowledge and experience is a big plus.
Physical Demands:
Ability to lift 50 lbs.
A great amount of kneeling and bending.

Other Job Information

Vacancy type:

Full Time

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Fax:

+1-408-541-4192

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Job Duration:

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Phone:

+1-408-541-4191

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