Cepheid Production Test Analyst in Sunnyvale, 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).



  • Responsible for performing in process PCR testing of products throughout the Manufacturing process.

  • Assists in developing methods and procedures to conduct in-process bio testing during the manufacturing process.

  • Works with other departments such as engineering, product transfer and planning in conducting experiments.

  • Need to follow established documentation outlining the process and test requirements to manufacture PCR based products in compliance with standards for GMPs. Other duties as assigned.


  • Must Be Proficiently Performing several levels of Production Testing



Education or Experience (in years): 2-4 years

  • Bachelor Degree or Equivalent

Knowledge and skills:

Apply Acquired Job Skills and Company Policies and Procedures to Complete Assignments.

  • Understand and Follow Production Schedules.

  • Understand the Acceptance Criteria for Tests and Efficiency.

  • Monitor IPT Updates and Results and Inform Supervisors and Leads.

  • DHR Accuracy Review Prior to Submission.

  • Train New Personnel.

  • Perform Line Clearance

  • Perform Test Method Validation testing for new products

  • Intermediate Knowledge of testing software.


  • Must be able to lift up to 35LBS


  • Must Be a Team Player. Able to demonstrate willingness to provide assistance and training to co-workers.

  • Must Be Able to clearly and effectively communicate with Peers, Leads, Supervisors and Managers.

  • Able to Understand Work Instructions.

  • Email Test Results Timely and Appropriately.

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 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% 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: Manufacturing & Operations

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

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: CEP001397

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.