Job ID R-386086 Date posted 02/19/2021 BACK TO SEARCH RESULTS Apply

Machine Operator/Assembler

Job Description Summary

The Equipment Specialist (ES) reports directly to the Department Shift Coach and is responsible for performing routine set up, daily maintenance, and troubleshooting of manufacturing equipment via manual or semi-automated means. The ES controls and adjusts machine setting, inspects in-process parts to ensure consistent quality and removes defective product, packaging, and component material. The ES Assists with root-cause analysis activities for process or product exceptions. They are also responsible to identify and escalate any issues associated with the machine performance and/or product quality.

Job Description


  • Operates multiple processes on or around high speed automated or semi-automated manufacturing equipment.
  • Participates in equipment changeovers or set-ups.
  • Monitors assigned processes to ensure high quality production
  • Drives to meet or exceed all expected line/zone performance through supporting an open line of communication to ensure all problems/changes are communicated and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Removes defective product from the automated or semi-automated processes.
  • Maintains accurate records and documents as required.
  • Continuously improves through the Kaizen Action Sheet (KAS) program
  • Produces high quality products manufactured per task documents
  • Complies with all local, state, federal, and BD safety & quality regulations, policies, procedures including RCRA Hazardous Waste regulations, and practices through consistent application of sound quality assurance principles.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Safety- Thinks Safe, Acts Safe! Reports any accident or potential accident immediately.
  • Quality- Determines the cause of quality problems and take appropriate action per our quality procedures.
  • Continuous Improvement/Delivery- Actively participates in Continuous Improvement teams and activities, including lean manufacturing, 5S, blitzes, Shift Start-up, updating PVD boards, etc. Meets or exceeds department KAS completion goals
  • 5S- Maintains equipment and an organized clean area by performing tasks such as sweeping, mopping, and wiping down equipment.

Required Competencies/Skills:

High School Diploma or GED is required.

  • Must be able to read & write in written English and communicate in verbal English
  • Can effectively work in a team setting and communicate effectively across the department
  • Punctual and accountable for attendance in accordance with company policies to ensure production
  • Ability to work on assignments that are semi-routine in nature with the skill to recognize any deviations from specification
  • Ability to operate independently within the constraints of approved process-related documentation
  • Ability analyze/evaluate charts, follow simple diagrams and perform basic arithmetic
  • Basic proficiency with PCs (Personal Computers) and basic use of a Windows environment

Work Environment & Essential Physical Functions:

  • This position is in a clean room or laboratory manufacturing environment and the physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions (Per the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990)
  • The incumbent may be frequently required to stand and/or occasionally sit for extended periods of time. Bending, stooping and reaching are also frequently required. While performing this job, the employee is regularly exposed to episodes of walking, kneeling, balancing, crouching, pushing/pulling, repetitive grasping, hearing, twisting, lifting, frequent use of hand to finger, handle, feel, pick or type which can include repetitive motion of the wrists, hands or fingers. 
  • The incumbent may occasionally be required to climb.
  • The incumbent may occasionally be required to lift to 20 lbs., frequently lift up to 10 lbs., occasionally pulling/pushing up to 30 lbs., frequently pushing/pulling up to 10 lbs., frequently carry up to 5 lbs.
  • The position will almost always have exposure to work near moving mechanical equipment, and potential temperature fluctuations. 
  • Occasionally the position will have exposure to fumes, airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, cleaning compounds and solvents.
  • The incumbent may be exposed to noise levels in the work environment moderate to loud.
  • Employees must have normal field of vision corrected to 20/40 in each eye and must have hearing sufficient to safely operate material handling equipment in a manufacturing/distribution environment.
  • The incumbent must be willing and able to wear required PPE such as, safety glasses, face mask and/or shield, hearing protection, safety shoes, hair and beard net and smock.

Shift: 12 hour rotating shift (6AM-6PM - or - 6PM-6AM) Scheduled to work 7-days in a 14-day period (2 on, 3 off, 2 on, 2off, 3 on, 2 off - every other weekend is scheduled off)

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status.


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