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Danaher Corporation Night Shift Production Operator in Putnam, Connecticut

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!

Position Objective

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

  • Work overnight 4 days/week

  • 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

Minimum Qualifications

  • 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.


Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 202-419-7762 or e-mail applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.

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 (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies require all US and Puerto Rico employees to be vaccinated against COVID–19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.