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Senior Supplier Quality Program Manager

Company: Cepheid
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: January 15, 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 worlds 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, were working at the pace of change on diagnostic tools that address the worlds 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 Senior Supplier Quality Program Manager, in collaboration with Supplier Quality leadership and other cross-functional partners, is responsible to manage a broad range of supplier quality elements in terms of quality and compliance with best in class metric reporting and process enhancements.The Senior Supplier Quality Program Manager position is a new role and is part of the Supplier Quality Assurance Team and will be located in Sunnyvale, CA however remote consideration may be given for the appropriate candidate. At this time the position does not have any direct reports but that could change based on future needs of our growing organization. Our vision is to be the leading provider of seamlessly connected diagnostic solutions. In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Drive Supplier Quality Processes and Procedures improvements with the Supplier Quality team, as well as maintenance, to applicable standards and requirements
  • Represent at various Management Reviews and lead Quality Plans/CAPA for the department as needed
  • Ensure department audit readiness and provide front/backroom support as needed
  • Determine Supplier Quality data and records management and future strategies
  • Drive adherence and metric reviews as well as enhancements in Approved Supplier List, Supplier Corrective Action, Scorecarding, Supplier Audit, and Supplier Change Notice requirementsThe essential requirements of the job include:
    • Bachelors Degree in engineering, bioscience or related discipline and a minimum of 8 years related work experience in area of expertise combined with program/project management leading multi-disciplined projects
    • FDA regulated environment experience (21CFR820 and ISO13485:2016)
    • Proven track record with supplier quality elements of data management and supplier records structure, process and procedure enhancements, AGILE, SAP, Smartsolve or equivalent eQMS, network drive structures, metrics, and review strategies
      • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to influence others without direct authority as well as experience representing the function during quality system audits (internal & external)
      • Demonstrated superior communication skills, both oral and written as well as management presentation experienceIt would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:
        • Harmonization and/or implementation of processes and metrics on a global scale to help enable standardization and best practice Cepheid, a Danaher company, offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to our lives. Whether its 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, youll also be joining Danahers global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, youll 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 is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why well empower you to push the boundaries of whats possible.If youve ever wondered whats within you, theres no better time to find out.When you join us, youll also be joining Danahers global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, youll 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 fully vaccinated against COVID19 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 applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.If youve ever wondered whats within you, theres no better time to find out.

Keywords: Cepheid, Sunnyvale , Senior Supplier Quality Program Manager, Executive , Sunnyvale, California

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