Job ID R-419728 Date posted 11/28/2021 Apply

08 Setup Operator 2nd Shift

Job Description Summary

08 Setup Operator 2nd Shift

Job Description

Be part of something bigger!

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.


Operate, maintain, and monitor the performance of automatic production equipment.  This equipment will include any equipment to which a set up operator is assigned.


  • Certified to operate all automatic assembly and packaging equipment in the area(s) of responsibility.

  • Responsible to produce quality products per the established standard operating procedures (SOP’s) utilizing good manufacturing practices (GMP’s).

  • Perform machine set-ups, changeovers, troubleshooting and maintenance with minimal supervision.

  • Clear all machine jams, following lockout-tagout/key interrupt policy. Follow required inspection procedures.

  • Obtain and verify necessary materials for manufacturing.

  • Examine inoperative or malfunctioning production equipment to diagnose the source of trouble (mechanical or electronic). 

  • Complete minor repair and/or coordinate non-routine repair.

  • Perform troubleshooting equipment adjustments as required to meet/maintain safety, output and quality expectations. 

  • Assist with major repairs as requested. Make suggestions for improving product quality and equipment. 

  • Collaborate with supervision, engineering and other personnel on quality and performance improvements as requested.

  • Maintain performance measurement documentation, including machine efficiency, volume, scrap and quality.

  • Responsible to complete the requirements of TRS on a required schedule. Maintain preventive maintenance program.

  • Production reporting.

  • Regular attendance.



  •       High School Diploma/GED required

  •       Vocational/Technical School (mechanical field), preferred

  •       Associates Degree, preferred


  •       Minimum of 1 year performing minor machine repairs required

Knowledge, Skills or Abilities

  • Diagnose component product issues to mechanical cause

  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude

  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot cause of minor machine problems.   Must be able to differentiate between electrical and mechanical problems.

  • Demonstrated understanding of vibratory feed systems, cam motions, indexes, transmissions and fluid logic control to do general repairs

  • Proven problem solving and decision-making skills

  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills

  • Well-developed planning and organizational skills

For many roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In some locations, weekly testing for COVID-19 may be available instead of vaccination. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.  

Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

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Primary Work Location

USA NE - Holdrege

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US BD 2nd shift 3pm - 11pm (United States of America)

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