BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Sterilization Operator in Covington, Georgia
Job Description Summary
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Assists Team Leader in operating the sterilization process to ensure quality processing.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:
Performs backup Team Leader responsibilities, as required. Operates the sterilization process and ancillary equipment. Moves material through all steps of the sterilization process. Operates material handling equipment. Documents all steps in the sterilization process in accordance with established procedures including the JD Edwards and MfgPro computerized inventory management system. Able to perform all functions as defined in the Warehouse Spore Placer Job Description and perform post sterile inspection. Initiates maintenance work orders, when applicable. Maintains plant facilities and equipment through “user level” preventative maintenance as defined by procedure(s). Participates in safety team, audit activities and operational process improvements. Crucial resource for training of other sterilization personnel (i.e. Sterilization Operators). Perform chemical receipt into Sterilization. Supervise chemical inventory of nitrogen and ethylene oxide. Connection / disconnection of hazardous chemicals to process equipment (i.e. ethylene oxide). Assists with various monthly reports for purpose of supervising departmental performance. Will optimally complete other functions and responsibilities that may be assigned.
Able to operate material handling equipment.
Able to prioritize tasks and workflow. Planning will take into account assets (time, equipment, and product) available.
Knowledge of personal computers.
Strong leadership and motivational skills required
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE :
Minimum high school diploma or GED equivalent, with preferably some technical or college education.
Two to 4 years of experience in the operation of equipment and inventory management is desirable.
Must be a self-starter. Position requires good logic, reasoning ability, ability to define problems and find logical solutions. Able to apply policies and procedures to work situations and use judgment in selecting appropriate actions. Significant deviations from established policies and procedures will be referred to management and / or Team Leader.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms and lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Employee is required to meet with other personnel in other areas of building. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Employee must not have any facial hair that interferes with a protective MSA mask. Must be free of any health condition that would prohibit assignments to an ethylene oxide related area.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
During the performance of this job, the employee may be in hot and humid locations, near moving mechanical parts, high places, risk of electrical shock, work with explosive gas, toxic and caustic chemicals, or experience loud noise (maintenance shop, forklift equipment, and construction). Must be able to work “off” hours with minimal supervision, as required.
About Becton Dickinson (bd):
At BD Becton, Dickinson & Co., you are one person making one big difference. You are a key member of a team that is an important part of a leading, purposeful company committed to advancing the world of health. No matter what role you play, you can be confident that you are improving lives, all over the world. And as you progress with us, your impact will only grow.
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.
Primary Work Location
USA GA - Covington BMD
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, or any other protected status.