Machine Operator

Becton Dickinson   Broken Bow, NE   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on June 18, 2022
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Setup 1 Red Nights (Onsite)
Becton Dickinson

Job Description Summary

JOB SUMMARY

This is an entry level position that outlines the following requirements of a Setup I position. It is the responsibility of the Setup I to learn and understand all of the essential functions, responsibilities and demonstrate Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost to the Facilitator. This position may require training on an off shift and to work during plant shutdown periods. The LOV assigned to curriculum must be completed within one year and consistently demonstrate proficiency for a minimum of one year. Failure to do so may result in removal from position.
TECHNICAL - Within the year of on the job training the associate:
Will have detailed operational knowledge of the equipment and operates within specified quality/quantity limits.
Will be able to set up, adjust and maintain equipment in working order to produce product within specified quality and quantity limits; adjusting, troubleshooting, cleaning and repairing as necessary.
Is also responsible for the maintaining of the equipment logs for each piece of equipment, recording pertinent information about downtime and maintenance problems, as required. MUST have clear and legible hand writing.
Repairs equipment within their capability and reports major problems to facilitator and/or Engineering Technician.
Performs and documents preventative maintenance on the equipment as specified in the P.M. program or as required.
Must demonstrate leadership qualities to successfully lead a team of 3-4 associates on a line to meet run, changeover, and setup goals.
Working knowledge of light curtains, safety switches, and to ensure that safety guards are in place.

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.

TECHNICAL - Within the year of on the job training the associate:

Will have detailed operational knowledge of the equipment and operates within specified quality/quantity limits.

Will be able to set up, adjust and maintain equipment in working order to produce product within specified quality and quantity limits; adjusting, troubleshooting, cleaning and repairing as necessary.

Is also responsible for the maintaining of the equipment logs for each piece of equipment, recording pertinent information about downtime and maintenance problems, as required. MUST have clear and legible hand writing.

Repairs equipment within their capability and reports major problems to facilitator and/or Engineering Technician.

Performs and documents preventative maintenance on the equipment as specified in the P.M. program or as the need arises.

Must demonstrate leadership skills to optimally lead a team of 3-4 associates on a line to meet run, changeover, and setup goals.

Proven understanding of light curtains, safety switches, and to ensure that safety guards are in place.

The Essential functions of this position includes but are not limited to:

Keeps current on all production departmental goals and objectives through in-house training and communication with their respective facilitator including:

Safety - necessity for guards, OSHA standards, reporting of on the job injuries.

Quality standards

Production Rates

Good Manufacturing Practices

Preventative Maintenance requirements

Coordinates with and assists production team leadership in maintaining waste and productivity within established standards. This will include but not be limited to:

Reporting trends during each shift relative to safety, quality, productivity, and waste to facilitator. Fill in PAB boards hourly.

Reporting problems being encountered to facilitator with corrective action taken, results of that activity and recommendations to correct future problems as appropriate. NOTE: Some problems will require Setup I associates to contact facilitator during the shift depending on the problem encountered and reports departmental associates' related problems requiring possible disciplinary action to facilitator.

Assures optimum efficiency and quality standards are maintained.

Assures that needed raw materials are requisitioned properly and in time to maintain productivity goals. Assures finished product is removed from manufacturing areas accurately.

Works directly with the associate and team leadership to establish, maintain and improve self-inspection procedures for the manufacturing of quality products.

Assists in instructing associates on how to report production, waste, and material usage according to the latest acceptable methods. Responsible for the reporting accuracy of the associates under their direction.

Responsible to assure proper safety procedures are followed by all associates assigned to their area. Takes corrective action. Advising/ instructing operators as appropriate.

Reports all safety hazards to team leadership and maintains all equipment and working areas within established safety standards.

Assures appropriate QA checks have been performed at their operation.

Maintains toolbox and surrounding area to be neat and clean.

Maintains 5S in and around all equipment.

BD Requirements:

Complies with all local BD quality policies/procedures/practices through consistent application of sound Quality Assurance principles and all local, state, federal and BD safety regulations, policies/procedures;

Observes all safety, environmental and quality system standards.

All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow and perform any other job-related instructions duties requested by their facilitator.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job optimally, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform duty proficiently.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED

Education

High school diploma or GED.

Preferred knowledge in the following areas: pneumatics, electrical, electronic, hydraulics, and robotics.

Experience

1 to 3 years manufacturing experience/knowledge is preferred but not required.

Requires mechanical ability of:

Gauges and measurements

Proper use of tools

Proper troubleshooting and set up procedures

Programming panel view for overhead conveyor, elevators, and clear jams.

Physical Requirements - Level 4

Heavy Work: Exerting 50 to 100 pounds occasionally, or 25 to 50 pounds frequently, or 10 to 20 pounds constantly. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Medium Work.

Mental Requirements

Ability to read, write and understand English; the operation of production equipment and how to troubleshoot problems when encountered.

Equipment Use

Operates and repairs all types of production equipment (mechanical and hydraulic).

Operates powered forklift, uses all forms of hand tools (electrical, manual, etc.)

Must be a licensed forklift operator.

Working Conditions

Inside environmental conditions: Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.

The worker is subject to hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals and broken glass.

The associate is subject to oils: There is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.

Supervision

Reports directly to Shift Facilitator.

Assigns associates to other jobs during instances of machine break downs, changeovers, or other situations as required and coordinates associate movements with Facilitator or other Setup associates as appropriate

For certain 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, testing for COVID-19 may be available and/or required. 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.

Becton, Dickinson, and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate based on 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, or any other protected status.

Primary Work Location
USA NE - Broken Bow