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Danaher Corporation Project Manager in Lodi, California

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).


Manages all aspects of diverse projects which require technical knowledge and expertise. Uses project management tools including DBS (IT/Engineering/Scientific).Leads, coordinates and/or facilitates cross functional technical teams with direct and dotted line reporting to achieve project goals in support of the company’s goals and annual operating plan. Tracks, communicates and reports on the issues and status updates for projects.


  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.

  • Facilitate project set-up and ensure resource availability and allocation.

  • Create, monitor, maintain, and communicate the project scope, schedule, cost, and risks.

  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques.

  • Lead and/or co-facilitate a team through root cause analysis efforts via Problem Solving Process.

  • Lead projects/programs from design, through tooling procurement and validation.

  • Provide strong project management direction to development teams.

  • Manage multiple and concurrent projects simultaneously.

  • Coordinate, direct and lead engineering efforts to ensure optimum engineering of projects/programs to meet customer andmanufacturing/qualificationrequirements.

  • Direct and provide technical input to the project team and/or Program Manager (if applicable).

  • Generate inter-departmental work orders detailing tasks and instructions for completion of projects.

  • Track, schedule and coordinate Work Orders and projects through completion.

  • Create, review, and approvemanufacturing/qualificationdocuments and changes via the ECO/DCO/RCO process and route for internal customer approvals.

  • Implement technical solutions to meet customer, cost, quality, and delivery expectations.

  • Support product compliance by working with Quality to corporate quality systems, SOPs & WIs.

  • Assist engineering team in organizing documents and electronic files.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.



  • B.S degree with a minimum of 2 years of work experience; preferred, B.S. degree in engineering field with 7 years of related experience or equiv. combination ofeducation/experience.

  • Strong and diverse technical manufacturing skills including injection molding, tooling, materials, quality, and product design.

  • Experience with validation activities such as equipment qualification (IQ, OQ, and PQ).

  • Strong organizational, written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Leadership skills including ability to lead and coordinate efforts across multiple disciplines.

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio).

  • Ability to develop and meet project schedules and financial goals, along with contingency plans

  • Ability to manage multiple projects/programs simultaneously.

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 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 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.

Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.

Organization: Cepheid

Job Function: Project/Program Management

Primary Location: North America-North America-United States-CA-Lodi

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: CEP004165

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.