Lead Manufacturing Associate

Full-time Danaher Corporation in Satellite company
  • Sunnyvale, California, USA, 94586 View on Map
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The Production Lead will work very closely with the Manufacturing Supervisor, Manager and other support departments to meet production schedules, goals and objectives.



Post: Lead Manufacturing Associate

Location : Sunnyvale, California

Employer: Danaher Corporation

Job type: Full- Time

Experience Range : 2-3+ Years




  • Learns and notifies supervisor of any violations of company safety policies and practices
  • Maintains safe and clean work environment by leading by example and assisting supervisor in monitoring the use of all control points, equipment, and resources; maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures.
  • Adheres to, trains and helps to enforce compliance to GMP, ISO, Environmental, Health and Safety procedures. Participates in production tours and audits.
  • Works with Supervisor/Manager to review and provide feedback on schedule adherence to production schedules. Monitors and provide updates on priority Lots.
  • Completes production plan by accomplishing work; monitoring progress; reporting results of the processing flow on shift production summaries.
  • Coordinates specific activities and assignments of work center resources to meet goals and objectives, production schedules and Core Metrics.
  • Assigns daily tasks to support production requirements, new product development and support activities.
  • Helps to coordinate set-up and changeover of manufacturing equipment
  • Assists in the preparation of production schedule, verification of component readiness, line clearances, and equipment readiness
  • Assists in monitoring any in-process controls and test yields to ensure manufacturing process are operating within approved specification limits
  • Assists in reviewing and completing all documentation accurately and helps to ensure work center documentation is compliant with GMP requirements
  • Helps to ensure work center cleanliness and maintains Visual Workplace standards.
  • Interacts with material planning team to meet the production plan.
  • Works with Production, Engineering and Quality teams to investigate and resolve any quality or non-conformance issues.  Initiate, investigate and oversee approval of Instrument related NCR’s.
  • Based on each Employee’s Training Plan, ensures Employee Training is completed
  • Assists supervisor in proactively identifying and resolving potential issues/discrepancies and notifies supervisor.  Resolves routine issues.  Works with supervisor to resolve issues of moderate complexity.
  • Fosters a collaborative work environment within and across departments including QC and engineering.
  • Steps in as required onto the Manufacturing Floor for employees not present in production, first ensuring training record is updated.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by calling for repairs
  • Assists supervisor in resolving personnel problems by analyzing data; investigating issues; identifying solutions; recommending action.
  • Supports Lean Manufacturing initiatives.
  • Provides recommendation to supervisor in selecting employees for recognition and reward for positive impact to the team and organization. 



  • High School diploma or equivalent education and experience to perform at this level
  • 2 to 3 years in an FDA/ISO regulated manufacturing environment; 1 year minimum in a leadership role
  • Proven ability to deliver productivity to plan
  • Willing to resolve problems
  • Actively participates in failure analysis, investigation and equipment systems troubleshooting
  • Demonstrated proficiency of manufacturing systems and requirements
  • Ability to collaborate and work effectively with diverse groups, incorporate the input of others to improve processes, and align with internal customers
  • Committed to developing and empowering others; to accomplish goals through the skills of persuasion, influence and negotiation
  • Good communication skills (listening, written, verbal, presentation)
  • A team player that works with management and technicians to strive for continuous improvement
  • Knowledge of bills of materials and other planning activities 


Knowledge and skills: 

  • Knowledgeable Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Ability to interface effectively with a cross-functional team environment.
  • Strong attention to details skills.


Physical requirements/abilities: 

  • Able to lift 15 lbs. with minimal assistance


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