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Danaher Corporation Production Technician I - Column Packing (2nd Shift) in Torrance, California

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Production Technician I - Column Packing

This position is responsible for manufacturing a variety of different HPLC columns; will require excellent organization, good time management, and attention to detail.

2nd Shift 2:00 PM - 10:30 PM

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Proficient in p ack ing different sorbe nts in column hardware in one of the primary packing labs:

  • HPLC: HPLC, Gemini, Heat, Semi - prep techniques required

  • Coreshell: Coreshell, plus either K5 or SGU techniques required

  • GPC: prepping and packing GPC media, plus conversions

  • Axia: packing and troub leshooting Axia columns

  • Follow written instructions (SOP) for all critical processes

  • Follow all Safety procedures, including wearing appropriate protective equipment

  • Prepare packing solvents and slurry solvents according to written instructions

  • Material v erification and Inspection

  • Data entry in TSA and AX computer systems

  • Schedule time efficiently to complete work (production cards) in order of priority

  • Keep all work areas, equipment, and tools neat, clean, and organized.

    K NOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE :

  • High School diploma required

  • Ensures all work is accurate and free of errors / defects

  • Requires analytical thinking and problem solving

  • Attention to detail, pay specific attention to tasks

  • Strong organizational skill, plans and assigns resources in a de tailed fashion

  • Typically less than 2 years of experience

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodati ons may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; talk or hear. The employee must have the ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include ability to distinguish the nature of objects by using the eye .

    WORK ENVIRONMENT :

    Employees are responsible for performing their duties in an environment that is free from discrimination, intimidation, coercion or harassment, including sexual harassment. Work is performed primarily indoors in an office, laborato ry, or warehouse setting; wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. The noise level in the work environment is typically low to moderate; higher level of noise may be prevalent in laboratories or warehouse settings. While performing the duties of this position , the employee may be required to travel or work necessary overtime.

    SAFETY :

    Assists in the creation of a culture of safety and environmental protection by performing work safely in accordance with company and departmental safety procedures. Work may be exposed to hazards or hazardous materials requiring use of personal protective equipment to prevent exposure. Operates equipment safely and reports any unsafe work conditions or practice to supervisor. If there is an accident or near miss, they must repor t it to their supervisor immediately.

    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 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) .

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) .

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