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Director, Supply Chain Operations Solutions Architect

Company: Cepheid
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: November 18, 2021

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. The Director, Supply Chain Operations Solutions Architect is responsible for partnering with supply chain stakeholders on business required change requests impacting systems, review and communicate impact / risk to enable supporting customers. They will also lead and engage team and cross-functional partners at all levels, internally and externally. This role is both tactical and holistic. This position is part of the Global Supply Chain team and will be located in Sunnyvale. In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Design, build, and implements complex business and system solutions and technical team with cross functional partnership. Strategy leader around flexible systems with a global impact and customer centric solutions.
  • Recruit, lead, coach, and develop a high-performing team that meets objectives and delivers best practice results and continuous improvement; mentor for supply chain leadership as kaizen / lean guide to root cause and supply chain architectural options.
  • Provide leadership in Advanced Planning Solution program implementation (multi-module), operational shop floor management, enterprise resource planning (ERP) tools, inventory management, availability, and quality metric methodologies.
  • Implementation of successful continuous improvement through Lean Leadership (Daily Management, Leader Standard Work, and Gemba Walks.); optimize cross functional resource to achieve objectives within budget and timelines.
  • Provide leadership in Advanced Planning Solution program implementation (multi-module), operational shop floor management systems, enterprise resource planning (ERP) tools, inventory management, availability, and quality metric methodologies. The essential requirements of the job include:
    • Broad expertise in multiple supply chain fields or modules, accompanied by deep knowledge across Operations, Sales, Marketing, Finance, and Demand Planning, ideally functional and consulting.
    • Experience with APS, SAP ERP, MES, ATP, OE, Inventory tools supporting daily mgt and reporting.
    • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with business SMEs to develop system architectures integration strategies and change management. Include developing vision, leading teams, and implementations - direct and indirect.
    • Bachelor's degree with 12+ years of related functional leadership work experience OR equivalent combination of education and experience. It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:
      • Senior software architect experience within supply chain or consulting supply chain desired
      • Consistent record of steering committee facilitation and communication of analytics, charter, processes, activities, decisions, and change. 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 danaherbenefitsinfo.com . When you join us, you'll also be joining Danaher's global organization, where 69,000 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 require all US and Puerto Rico employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.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.The EEO posters are available here .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. If you've ever wondered what's within you, there's no better time to find out.

Keywords: Cepheid, Sunnyvale , Director, Supply Chain Operations Solutions Architect, Executive , Sunnyvale, California

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