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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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Job Summary:

The Receptionist is often the visitor's first impression of the company. As such, this person must present a courteous, pleasant, and professional appearance and demeanor while providing daily front desk coverage from 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. The Receptionist must be able to communicate effectively, respond to inquiries, and cope with potentially sensitive and/or emergency situations. The ideal candidate will create a positive welcoming environment for Cepheid employees, clients and guests while maintaining a high level of professionalism at a busy front desk area. The Receptionist will assist with administrative support. The Receptionist will also operate a multiple-line telephone system and must be able to answer a high volume of phone calls and direct those calls in an efficient, accurate and professional manner.


This is a temporary position with an estimated duration of 4 months.

Numerous clerical support functions are also part of the Receptionist position. The person must be able to accurately perform the following list of tasks:

• Sort and deliver mail
• Order office supplies
• Manage kitchen supplies
• Help maintain high level of security
• Maintain the cleanliness and professional appearance of the lobby, conference rooms and kitchen facility
• Maintain the common copy and print areas
• Accurately create and maintain physical and electronic files
Required Knowledge - Skills - and Abilities:

• High School Diploma/GED or equivalent combination of education and experience to perform at this level

• 2+ years professional receptionist experience with busy multi-line phones in a corporate environment
• A background in Security, Facilities and/or Customer Service is highly desirable
• Previous experience with PBX switchboard strongly preferred
• Reliable, consistent, punctual and outgoing professional
• Professional appearance with a can-do attitude
• Excellent communication skills, strong customer service skills and a professional phone presence
• Must have superb organizational skills and be detail oriented
• Must be able to multi-task, complete assignments and projects with frequent interruptions
• Intermediate skills with basic office software programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
• Willingness to take on new projects
Physical Demands:
Ability to lift 25 pounds.

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