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Sr. Manager of Oligo Manufacturing

Company: Cepheid
Location: Bothell
Posted on: November 26, 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 world's 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, we're working at the pace of change on diagnostic tools that address the world's biggest health challenges, driven by knowing that behind every test there is a patient waiting. Learn about the Danaher Business System which makes everything possible. This position is part of the Cepheid Operations Team and will be located on site in Bothell Washington. At Cepheid our Vision is to be the leading provider of seamlessly connected diagnostic solutions by delivering a better way to improve patient outcomes by enabling access to molecular diagnostic testing everywhere. In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Leads a diverse team of Supervisors, Production Chemists, Lab Technicians, and contractors to ensure production milestones are met.
  • Work across other operations departments to create partnerships to solve technical and non-technical problems.
  • Responsible for ensuring all department reports are updated and delivered on time.
  • Be the technical expert who will lead special projects and Kaizens to improve the operations of the department.
  • Coach and develop team members on their job performance.
  • Plan, evaluate, and improve the efficiency of business processes and procedures to enhance speed, quality, efficiency, and output of the department.
  • Manage the budget and resource planning to meet project objectives within the department. The essential requirements of the job include:
    • BS Degree with 9+ years experience or Master's / Doctoral -degree with 7+ years experience in cGMP chemistry, biochemistry, or similar field in cGMP manufacturing. - Ph.D. is highly preferred
    • 4+ years of management experience leading highly functional technical teams, processes excellence and proper resource allocation.
    • Effective organization and planning skills
    • Working knowledge of GMP, ISO and QSR regulations It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:
      • Proficiency in oligonucleotide production including synthesis, purification, lyophilization, and final formulation.
      • Lean certification(s) or equivalent Danaher DBS certifications
      • Detailed Scheduling
      • SAP Cepheid, a Danaher company, offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to our lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits at When you join us, you'll also be joining Danaher's global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you'll 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 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.

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        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 to request accommodation.

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