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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Lead Packaging Operator in Mebane, North Carolina

Job Description Summary

Job Description

We are the makers of possible

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world. Advancing the world of health™ is our Purpose, and it’s no small feat. It takes the imagination and passion of all of us—from design and engineering to the manufacturing and marketing of our billions of MedTech products per year—to look at the impossible and find transformative solutions that turn dreams into possibilities.

We believe that the human element, across our global teams, is what allows us to continually evolve. Join us and discover an environment in which you’ll be supported to learn, grow and become your best self. Become a maker of possible with us.

Lead Packaging Operator

Job Overview

Leads and is responsible for the labeling, inspecting and packaging of final container products with manual and/or automated packaging systems. Operates equipment that packages materials or products by inserting them into containers or filling containers from spouts or chutes. May perform other packaging tasks including placing labels on packages, operating small production equipment, putting manuals into binders, counting and sorting various items, and forming or breaking down boxes for final product. May also set-up, change-over and operate labeling and packaging equipment. Responsible for data entry and imprinting computer generated labels. Performs final check of completed documents for completeness and accuracy. Interacts daily with other employees to ensure robust understanding of current activities across the department. Identifies, troubleshoots, and resolves complex issues associated with packaging operations. Provides additional leadership support as needed and escalates team issues as necessary.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Leads the operations for packaging materials in accordance with standard manufacturing procedures (SMP) and standard operating procedures (SOP) including equipment set-up, equipment clean-up and documentation of such process

  • Leads filling, assembling, labeling and inspecting

  • Responsible for maintaining accuracy in weighing materials per the correct SMP and SOP weight tolerances

  • Must be a good communicator within the manufacturing team to effectively define status of product or process between shifts either orally or with the use of written status reports

  • Responsible for moving required materials from defined storage or staging areas to workspace using material handling equipment

  • Demonstrates ability to set-up, operate and clean production equipment including weighing scales, hand-filling equipment, Integrated Fill Lines (IFL), bagging equipment and shrink-wrap equipment

  • Maintains accurate production records, which include operation/cleaning logs, batch history records, label reconciliation, work order information and other pertinent data

  • Responsible for complex troubleshooting and problem solving

  • Conduct minor equipment repairs and identify and resolve equipment problems

  • Assists in planning and controlling the timing of operations

  • Provides support to the supervisor when necessary

  • Provides training support for on-boarding and/or new procedures

  • Provides support on special projects

  • Provides coaching to associates on day-to-day activities and performance

  • Provides continuous improvement recommendations and/or solutions to support overall operational efficiency

  • Demonstrates the ability to follow established procedures according to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)

  • Must follow all BD housekeeping policies and procedures

  • Must follow all BD safety policies and procedures

  • Must be able to work overtime as required to meet BD business requirements

  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications

Minimum Education/Experience:

  • High School degree required with 3 years manufacturing or warehouse experience required. Experience in a regulated environment required.

Basic Skills:

  • Ability to work on assignments that are manual and routine in nature with the skill to recognize any deviations from specification

  • Must be able to maintain neat, accurate and complete records and logs, both manually and/or electronically on a personal computer

  • Must be able to effectively manage frequent assignment changes

Proficient/Working Skills:

  • Must be proficient in English with the ability to read, write, analyze/evaluate charts, follow simple diagrams and perform basic arithmetic

  • Basic proficiency with PCs (Personal Computers) and basic use of Windows environment is required

  • Use independent judgment to plan, perform, make decisions, troubleshoot and problem solve

  • Must be able to work in a repetitive work environment and be able to stand for long periods of time

  • Forklift license may be required for this position

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 encourages you to bring your authentic self to work. It’s also a place where we help each other be great, we do what’s right, we hold each other accountable, and learn and improve every day.

To find purpose in the possibilities, we need people who can see the bigger picture, who understand the human story that underpins everything we do. We welcome people with the imagination and drive to help us reinvent the future of health. At BD, you’ll discover a culture in which you can learn, grow, and thrive. And find satisfaction in doing your part to make the world a better place.

To learn more about BD visit  https://bd.com/careers

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 NC - Mebane

Additional Locations

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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.

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