Job Description: Job ID: CEP002212
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 a better way and help make life better for us all! For more details, visit us at www.cepheid.com or follow us on Twitter (@CepheidNews).
Global Supply Chain: Senior Program Manager
Key Attributes: Leadership ownership and accountability
methodologies with proven cross functional facilitation within operational
Holistic thinker focused on business
needs when implementing change
Job Description on Cepheid Website:
Global thought leader and facilitator
with wide breadth of scope, managing cross programs driving functional strategy
to improve operational planning and drive business support. Focus activities are anticipation of cross
functional business requirements, develops strategy for project execution, coordinates
multi-echelon implementation, and can act as fully accountable owner for
projects to achieve targeted business objectives.
Position requires a holistic
thinker, external thought leader, leveraging wide scope of leadership
experience, to effectively influencing leaders to develop transformational
targets and rapidly driving change through the organization. Responsible for
management of complex cross functional programs to successful and timely
decision points supporting world class supply chain operations efficiency and
quality strategic decision making with broad global impact
in multiple supply chain disciplines, with broad expert knowledge across
Sales, Operations, Finance, HR, and others
technical expert in broad supply chain areas, supporting management, development of solutions, and execution
of wide breadth of initiatives
functional resources allocations to achieve complex and unique objectives within
budget and timelines
integration, planning, communication, and documentation skills to oversee
and prepares project team resources requirements in collaboration with
committee facilitation and communication of analytics, charter, processes,
activities, decisions, and change.
Ensures socialization and documentation.
with operational shop floor management, enterprise resource planning (ERP)
tools, quality management, and quality metric methodology, including Lean
Manufacturing and Six Sigma.
proposals, to support organizing and conducting relevant, concise, data
driven, professional presentations to leadership with recommendations.
successful continuous improvement elements such as Lean Leadership (Daily
Management, Leader Standard Work, and Gemba Walks.)
translate strategy into action; Strong influence, led by influence, anticipates
negotiation, change management, and presentation skills.
project management practices, tools, and methodology to manage complex
project timelines and resources. Also strategy deployment and
value-stream mapping leadership.
leading Kaizen events including elements such as standard work, planning
process, value-analysis, material flow, or Heijunka. Also teaching lean practices
to communicate complex and controversial issues in a simple way to
executives and local leadership teams.
practice for medical devices in FDA regulated environment desired.
Sciences or Supply Chain desired with min 12 yrs work experience.
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 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% 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.