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Sr. Program Manager

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Danaher Sunnyvale , CA 94085

Posted 3 months ago

Job Description: Job ID: CEP002212

About Us

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 or follow us on Twitter (@CepheidNews).


Title: Cepheid

Global Supply Chain: Senior Program Manager

Key Attributes: Leadership ownership and accountability

management style


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


  • Proven track record of high

quality strategic decision making with broad global impact

  • Demonstrated expertise

in multiple supply chain disciplines, with broad expert knowledge across

Sales, Operations, Finance, HR, and others

  • Demonstrated success as

technical expert in broad supply chain areas, supporting management, development of solutions, and execution

of wide breadth of initiatives

  • Optimizes cross

functional resources allocations to achieve complex and unique objectives within

budget and timelines

  • Demonstrated project

integration, planning, communication, and documentation skills to oversee

and prepares project team resources requirements in collaboration with

cross-functional departments.

  • Clear steering

committee facilitation and communication of analytics, charter, processes,

activities, decisions, and change.

Ensures socialization and documentation.

  • Experienced as lead

with operational shop floor management, enterprise resource planning (ERP)

tools, quality management, and quality metric methodology, including Lean

Manufacturing and Six Sigma.

  • Develop and facilitate

proposals, to support organizing and conducting relevant, concise, data

driven, professional presentations to leadership with recommendations.

  • Implementation of

successful continuous improvement elements such as Lean Leadership (Daily

Management, Leader Standard Work, and Gemba Walks.)

  • Demonstrated ability to

translate strategy into action; Strong influence, led by influence, anticipates

negotiation, change management, and presentation skills.

  • Proven expertise with

project management practices, tools, and methodology to manage complex

project timelines and resources. Also strategy deployment and

value-stream mapping leadership.

  • Proven experience

leading Kaizen events including elements such as standard work, planning

process, value-analysis, material flow, or Heijunka. Also teaching lean practices

  • Proven high level capability

to communicate complex and controversial issues in a simple way to

executives and local leadership teams.

  • Knowledge of good manufacturing

practice for medical devices in FDA regulated environment desired.

Job Requirements


  • B.S. / B.A in Life

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.

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