BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Sterilization Operator in Covington, Georgia
Job Description Summary
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.
Assists Team Leader in operating the sterilization process to ensure quality processing.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
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 Mfg. Pro 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 the 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 consider 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, preferably with 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, evaluating and resolving daily issues by exercising good judgement and using reasoning abilities to define problems and find logical solutions.
Significant deviations from established policies and procedures will be referred to management and our Team Leader.
The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel.
Occasionally required to stand and reach with hands, arms, and lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
Employees are required to meet with other personnel in other areas of the building.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
Employees 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.
Reasonable accommodation 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.
Come join our Team!
Our people make all the difference in our success.
If you think the open position, you see, is right for you, we encourage you to apply!
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.
To learn more about BD visit https://jobs.bd.com/
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.
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.