BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Lead Machine Operator in Sparks, Maryland
Job Description SummaryIdeal associate would provide support with the Liquid Media Department to coordinate changeover processes and managing compliance elements. Ideal candidate would have the ability to assist in all phases of machine set-up and operation.
Performs and leads set up, operation, minor and major routine maintenance, preventative maintenance (PM) and troubleshooting of highly complex/highly automated manufacturing equipment. Controls and adjusts machine settings. Inspects in-process parts to ensure consistent quality and removes defective product, packaging, and component material. Must possess mechanical aptitude to complete changeover of equipment and some operator level preventive maintenance. Assists with root-cause analysis activities for process or product exceptions. Checks work using prescribed gauges, jigs and fixtures to measure close tolerances. Monitors and verifies quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures. Ensures accurate documentation of all relevant quality, safety and maintenance documents. Identifies, troubleshoots, and resolves highly complex issues associated with the machine performance and/or product quality. Provides additional leadership support as needed and escalates team issues as necessary.
Responsibilities and Duties
Works within standards and operating procedures to plan, perform, and make decisions regarding the set up and operations of a variety of production equipment, including automated machine processes and controls to perform routine assembly-line production functions of filling, packing, assembling, labeling and inspecting
Responsible for complex troubleshooting and problem solving
May perform clean up functions in sterilized areas
Identifies the need for minor equipment repairs
Analyze and evaluate charts, follows simple diagrams, testing, and inspecting procedures
Conducts root-cause analysis activities for process or product exceptions
Monitor quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.
Ensures accurate documentation of all relevant quality, safety, and maintenance documents. Identifies, troubleshoots, and resolves complex issues associated with the machine performance and/or product quality.
Conducts 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
May be required to take the lead of a team in the event of a project assignment or interim coverage for a supervisor
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
High school degree with 6 years manufacturing experience in Food, Pharma and Industrial production settings. Must have experience working in a regulated environment (FDA).
AA technical degree with 3 years experience
Can effectively work in a team setting and communicate effectively across the department
Strong attention to detail
Ability to be punctual in order 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
Must be proficient in English with the ability to read, write, analyze/evaluate charts, follow simple diagrams and perform basic arithmetic
Must be able to work 2nd shift from 4 pm- 2:30 am including weekends
Primary Work LocationUSA MD - Baltimore
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