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Equipment Specialist (nights)

Apply Now Job ID R-344775 Date posted 08/02/2019

Job Description Summary

Job Description

About BD:  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. The company supports the heroes on the frontlines of health care by developing innovative technology, services and solutions that help advance both clinical therapy for patients and clinical process for health care providers. BD and its 65,000 employees have a passion and commitment to help improve patient outcomes, improve the safety and efficiency of clinicians’ care delivery process, enable laboratory scientists to better diagnose disease and advance researchers’ capabilities to develop the next generation of diagnostics and therapeutics. BD has a presence in virtually every country and partners with organizations around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues. By working in close collaboration with customers, BD can help enhance outcomes, lower costs, increase efficiencies, improve safety and expand access to health care. In 2017, BD welcomed C. R. Bard and its products into the BD family. For more information on BD, please visit bd.com.

The Equipment Specialist:

  • Operates and monitors automated manufacturing equipment and processes.
  • Must certify on multiple processes.
  • May perform manual manufacturing operations such as manual packing.
  • Will monitor product quality in accordance with task instructions.
  • Conducts on-the-job training for other associates.
  • Works as a member of a self-directed work team.
  • Participates in all team meetings, activities, team building initiatives, and continuous improvement activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Operates multiple processes on high speed automated or semi-automated manufacturing equipment.
  • Participates in all equipment changeovers or set-ups.
  • Monitors assigned processes to ensure high quality production.
  • Removes defective product from the automated or semi-automated processes.
  • Participates in the division of labor of self-directed work responsibilities including attendance, scheduling of work assignments, compliance audits, etc.
  • Maintains equipment and a clean area by performing tasks such as sweeping, mopping, and wiping down equipment.
  • Maintains an open line of communication to ensure all problems/changes are communicated and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Maintains records and documents as required.
  • Determines the cause of quality problems and takes appropriate action per the task documents.
  • May perform Process Control Operator duties, as required.
  • Works overtime as needed by the department.
  • Actively participates in Continuous Improvement teams and activities, including 5S, blitzes, Shift Start-up, updating PVD boards, etc.
  • Continuously improves through the KAS program, meeting department goals for completed KAS.
  • Complies with all local, state, federal, and BD safety regulations, policies, and procedures including RCRA Hazardous Waste regulations.
  • Complies with all local BD quality policies, procedures, and practices through consistent application of sound quality assurance principles.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Deliverables:

  • Maintain safe work behaviors
  • High quality products manufactured per task documents
  • Meet or exceed department KAS completion goals

Qualifications:

Education & Experience Requirements:

  • High school graduate or GED (minimum requirement)
  • Effective written and oral communication skills (English), basic math skills, and interpersonal skills
  • One to two years of previous manufacturing/production experience is preferred
  • Must also have good dexterity and coordination

Primary Work Location

USA UT - Sandy

Additional Locations

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