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Danaher Corporation Production Operator III in Duncan, South Carolina

Find what drives you on a team with a more than 70-year history of discovery, determination, and innovation. As a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, Pall Corporation thrives on helping our customers protect people. Our products serve a wide range of markets, so if your interests lie along the spectrum of Life Sciences to Industrial, you’ll find a rewarding role here. For the exponentially curious, Pall is a place you can thrive and amplify your impact on the world.

Pall is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

Position Overview

Production Operator III’s must be vigilant in ensuring operations are safe and the quality at each operation meets our specifications. Associates will be asked to build products according to established safety and quality procedures and work instructions. Associates will also be responsible for achieving safety, quality, and delivery objectives provided by the leadership team.

Job Responsibilities

  • Carry out automated and manual production activities including: collecting material from the airlock (ensure batch numbers are accurate), autonomously start up and run machines, advising supervisor of equipment malfunction, ware, and/or downtime, diagnosing or fixing minor issues with equipment

  • Completes and trains on the appropriate documentation practices to ensure compliance with policies and procedures – routing information, batch control records, scrap/quality issues and scorecards

  • Perform in-process quality checks during assembly including: taking samples according to the specified frequency, delivering samples to the lab for quality control as needed, checking the critical parameters (length, width, weld quality, etc.), checking finished goods for defects and performing final testing

  • Pack the Finished Goods; packing to accurate parameters/specifications and ensuring use of the appropriate packing bags

  • Teach/mentor other operators in Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)

  • Train associates in production operations in multiple areas of the operation

  • Champions 5S activities for area (simply, straighten, scrub, standardize, and sustain) to ensure the area meets world class manufacturing standards

  • Actively participate in continuous improvement events and projects (called Danaher Business System)

  • Identify, use, and implement lean manufacturing basics (5S, Daily Management, Standard Work, etc.), volunteer for and participate in Kaizen events, identify areas for improvement in the process and suggests solutions, and perform structured safety audits as trained (Kamishibai)

  • Perform general administrative tasks to support production

  • Prepare receipts and batch documentation, print labels/Kanban cards, manage kanban cards (including scanning empty, counts, restocking, etc.) and help to identify and prevent documentation errors within the team

  • Enter dimensions/data in computer systems

  • Assist operators in diagnosing and problem-solving issues with equipment

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED)

  • Minimum of 10 years of manufacturing experience

  • Knowledge and usage of “shop math”

  • Ability to read and comprehend blueprints and written work instructions

  • Ability to use measuring equipment (ruler, calipers, etc.)

  • Basic computer knowledge and skills (i.e. Microsoft Excel)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 6 or more years of experience in a cleanroom environment

  • Associates degree from an accredited school/university

  • Experience with ERP Systems (SAP, Oracle, Lotus Notes)

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .