Danaher Corporation Manufacturing Operator in Putnam, Connecticut
Putnam – Manufacturing Operator II
Find what drives you on a team with a 70+ year history of being recognized for 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 portfolio is broad, so if your interests lie along the spectrum of Life Sciences to Industrial, you’ll find a rewarding role here. Our career opportunities are as diverse as our products and they are all focused on creating better lives and a better planet. At Pall, we believe that innovation is our legacy, our privilege, and our destiny. If that resonates with you, join us!
An Operator II is proficient in the set-up, start-up, continuous operation and shutdown of the assigned Value Stream manufacturing equipment and processes using adherence to Standard Work Instructions, Good Manufacturing Practices and current Good Documentation Practices
Essential Job Functions
Follow all practices and procedures regarding safety and quality compliance including OSHA, cGMP, ISO 9001 & ISO 14000 requirements. Associate will participate in the continuous improvement process to include reviewing documents for accuracy and suggesting improvements using Danaher DBS tools and lean manufacturing methodologies.
Follow a weekly schedule which includes a high level of punctuality on scheduled workdays as well as adhering to production run times. Report any conditions that may hinder schedule attainment in a timely manner.
Read, follow and support the training of other associates on Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Standard Work (SW).
Hold level of proficiency in area manufacturing processes and equipment associated with those processes.
Complete all documentation (e.g. Traceability’s) and follow all GDP guidelines related to manufacturing processes in a timely manner.
Monitor Critical-to-Quality (CTQs) media metrics for Value Stream through Statistical Process Control (SPC) – where applicable – to ensure the highest quality media possible. Report any non-conforming conditions that could impact quality and collaborate to troubleshoot and resolve those issues alongside appropriate teams.
Complete cleaning of the equipment and area to ensure our plant remains “as new”
Perform assigned preventative maintenance and improvement actions that support TPM efforts of manufacturing equipment. Collaborate with facility, maintenance and area Production Technician(s) to suggest improvements and participate in periodic equipment maintenance.
Raise any manufacturing process issues or "as new" equipment issues in a timely manner within 1 hour of occurrence to minimize scrap and downtime. When there is an issue, support the Problem-Solving Team with data collection and providing process knowledge expertise
Support the plant in goals as tracked on our Daily Visual Management boards by filling out trackers with data provided and understanding how metrics impact personal job responsibilities
Perform other duties as assigned
High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) with 2-3 years manufacturing experience
Push, pull and lift up to 50 lbs.
Bend during shift
Go up and down stairs to operate equipment
Good reading and writing skills
Good communication and social skills
Basic math and computer skills
Position Competencies & Other Requirements
Demonstrates safety first mentality
Detail and Quality focus
Mechanical aptitude and ability to perform basic PM’s
Ability to use communication skills to exchange information
Kaizen, 5S, and Daily Management experience preferred
Experience in an ISO or cGMP environment preferred
To work safely and to comply with the company’s health, safety and environmental (EHS) policies and procedures
Pall Corporation is proud to be part of the Danaher global family of more than 20 operating companies, driving meaningful innovation in some of today’s most dynamic, growing industries. Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world-class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.
Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.
Equal Opportunity Employer
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 at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.
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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) .