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Danaher Corporation Sr Technician Reagent Manufacturing in West Sacramento, California

This position requires the setup and operating of foil wrapping machine, corrugated casepacker, printers, and related packaging equipment. It can include loading boxes onto skids, applying labels to boxes, filling out tickets, labels, forms or other documentation. Must know how to use pallet jack to move skids. Additional duties may include but are not limited to pushing large racks of product in dryer corridor, turning on and off drying machines, recording production information on paper documents and on computer. Team leadership is part of daily activites

Position Overview

  • Candidate for this position will organize and direct packaging operations in Packaging dept. in a manner that completes planned daily production goals.

  • Position provides guidance for a team of 4-6 employees in the packaging operation of the Packaging dept. and reports to the Panel Manufacturing 2nd shift Supervisor, who is responsible for 2nd shift production activities at Beckman Coulter inc., Microscan division.

  • This is a Manufacturing Non-exempt role in a controlled-environment area. The individual is expected maintain equipment operation for the packaging of panels, perform machine adjustments, and properly document production activity. Experience in material handling, working with Microsoft Office programs, and understanding of electro-mechanical controls is beneficial.


  • Overall responsibility — Organize and direct packaging operations in Packaging dept. in a manner that completes planned daily production goals by coordinating with co-workers on the disposition of product.

  • Make settings of packaging equipment to maintain product specifications.

  • Staging of product materials from storage areas to the Packaging rooms.

  • Moving of product to dryers.

  • Performing machine adjustments.

  • Documenting tasks or procedures in log books and records.

  • Properly documenting movement of product for the drying activity.

  • Checking correctness of drying records.

  • Pushing carts of dryer racks and totes and lifting boxes of totes from carts to tables.

  • Using hand tools to clear jammed panels from automated material handling equipment.

  • Provide input and feedback to Supervisor, Production Maintenance and Manufacturing Engineering regarding equipment performance.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Minimum High School diploma required with minimum 5 years experience

  • No travel required.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office/Word, Excel, Outlook.

  • Ability to use pallet jack

  • Ability to coach and mentor a team

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Technical skills in pneumatics and electricity desired.

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