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Title:  Production Operator

Requisition ID:  54441
Date:  Sep 9, 2022
Location: 

Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania, US

Department:  Operations
Description: 

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of packaging components and delivery systems for injectable drugs and healthcare products. Working by the side of its customers from concept to patient, West creates products that promote the efficiency, reliability and safety of the world's pharmaceutical drug supply. West is headquartered in Exton, Pennsylvania, and supports its customers from locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia.  West's 2018 sales of $1.7 billion reflect the daily use of approximately 112 million of its components and devices, which are designed to improve the delivery of healthcare to patients around the world.

The Jersey Shore West facility is currently recruiting for a Production Operator to join their team!

 

In this role The Production Operator will mold and trim products to an established level of specifications in terms of quality and quantity on a molding and trimming press and other equipment supporting the manufacturing process. Production Operators will work as a team in a cell concept rotating through multiple job functions throughout the day following a playbook for optimal performance.

 

We have multiple shifts available:

 

3rd shift- this is a 12- hour shift with a shift time of: 5:45p-6am and 2nd and 3rd shifts-8 hour shifts with shift times of: 3p-11p & 11p-7a

 

Pay rate starts at $20.05 per hour.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the equipment is set up accurately.
  • Ensure continual flow of product through the module from the mold press thru the trim press
  • Operate a mold press to produce molded panels of product following site SOI’s and work instructions.
  • Operate a manual / automatic trim press as needed following site SOI’s and work instructions.
  • Process trimmed product through washing and drying process per site SOI’s and work instructions.
  • Process product through any required special treatments such as sort, silicone, chlorination, etc.
  • As needed, set up pack scales for weighing and packing of finished product and prepare carton labels for boxing and shipping.
  • Alert the Area Supervisor to conditions that may prevent meeting production and quality expectations.
  • Accurately maintain all required documentation and paperwork to ensure product traceability.
  • Inspect molded/trimmed work to ensure quality product is being produced.
  • Move materials into and out of the area as required.
  • Properly clean and prep assigned workstations/equipment during and prior to the next available shift
  • Promotes and supports a Lean environment.
  • Conforms with and abides by all corporate and site-specific regulations, policies, work procedures, instruction, and all safety rules.
  • Exhibits regular, reliable, punctual, and predictable attendance.
  • Performs other duties as assigned based on business needs.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Must pass pre-employment testing; 1-3 years manufacturing experience preferred

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must possess an acute attention to detail
  • Basic computer skills, i.e., use a mouse/keyboard.
  • Ability to apply Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
  • General use of computer workstation and ability to use SAP commands is preferred
  • Must be willing and able to work as a team member and make general decisions within authorized job responsibilities
  • Must be able to train and guide others as required.
  • Must be able to read and write in English

 

Physical and Travel Requirements

  • Ability to work standing for up to 8 or 12 hours per shift
  • Must have vision corrected or uncorrected at 20/30 or better
  • Must be able to differentiate colors
  • Frequent standing, twisting, bending, reaching, pushing, pulling as required by the job   
  • Ability to effectively communicate with team members on the work shift
  • Be able to work near temperatures (250-350 degrees F) for short durations
  • Pushing or pulling of wheeled objects weighing 500+ lbs. or less for short periods of time and/or over short distances
  • Must be able to gown into required clothing for a controlled clean room
  • Must also be able to tolerate industrial odors and smells on a frequent basis

 

 

West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  If you have a special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to Apply.Accommodation@westpharma.com.  Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

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