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Needle Assembly Production Operator - A/C Shift

Apply Now Job ID R-352778 Date posted 11/08/2019


Columbus, Nebraska

Job Description Summary

Job Description


Needle Assembly Operators will be responsible for production on their designated lines as well as various other departmental tasks.  They may be trained on any or all of the processes in the department to help fill production needs.  This includes Safety Glide, Needle Inline Process, Multi-Vacs, Integra, Molding, and the Utility role.  They may perform visual inspections as well as assembly or packaging operations.  Will be responsible for achieving production rate and quality goals on assigned equipment.  May require the use of 10x microscopes, calipers, and/or other miscellaneous gauges.  May be required to perform SAP data entries.  This associate will cover for absences and vacations to help maintain normal production outputs.  Will perform rework for the department as needed.  Other tasks will include: ensuring the production schedule is followed, processing SAP and MES transactions for the department, driving completion of rework, assisting with the BDA process, participating on blitz teams for the department, as well as any other duties assigned by the Unit Coordinator.


Achieving established production goals Ensuring the quality of all product produced Performing quality checks as designated Ability to function as part of a team Processing SAP and MES transactions for department Assisting in the BDA process to identify root causes Perform duties in accordance with GMP principles Maintain compliance with all required document training Operate safely each day including usage of proper PPE Other duties as assigned


  • Operate lines in a safe and efficient manner
  • Submit at least the minimum number of required Kaizens annually
  • Drive department results by reducing downtime and completing tasks in an efficient manner
  • Maximize efficient time usage in the department


Minimum Education:

  • High School Diploma/GED

Minimum Experience:

  • None—entry level position

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities (KSA’s):

  • Problem solving/decision making
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Regular, puctual attendance required
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English

Minimum Physical Requirements or Demands:

  • Defined PCP level: 3

Primary Work Location

USA NE - Columbus (West)

Additional Locations

Work Shift

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