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Title:  Mold Cleaner - 2nd shift

Requisition ID:  56715
Date:  Nov 23, 2022

Kearney, Nebraska, US

Department:  Maintenance



Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.


At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.


POSITION SUMMARY: Performs necessary duties to clean tooling and support building and grounds maintenance.



  1. Using a variety or methods, cleans tools to include molds and dies.
  2. Identify and correct any facility and equipment related failure.
  3. Perform necessary preventative maintenance on plant equipment.
  4. Be involved with instillation and training on new equipment.
  5. Perform equipment moves as required.
  6. Perform/Support validation requirements on equipment when needed (IQ, OQ, IOQ, PQ).
  7. Be able to comprehend electrical wiring diagrams, pneumatic drawings, mechanical drawings, and other facilities technical information.
  8. Support vendors as needed.
  9. Support facility LEAN initiatives as to how it relates to the maintenance department.
  10. Perform all duties under the direction of the Plant Maintenance Supervisor or designate.
  11. Participate in training to become more proficient in facility and equipment related programs.
  12. Other duties as assigned.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Exhibits regular, reliable, punctual and predictable attendance.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: List required education level and/or equivalent experience and any required skills or certifications consistent with West’s leveling guidelines.


  • Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Experience: Less Than 3 years
  • Direct/Indirect Reports: None

PHYSICAL & TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:  List type of work environment (office, home, etc.…), % of travel required or any other relevant working conditions.

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 accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to work.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hand and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The emplo0yee is occasionally required to talk or hear.

     The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds or more.  Employee is required to climb and/or balance, (i.e. ascending and descending ladders, knuckle book, etc.).   Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

The employee will be required to work 40 hours a week and some overtime and weekend work may be required.  In addition, the employee is subject to call-in and call-back work.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts.  The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, risk of electric shock and vibration.  While performing the duties of the job, the employee will be required to work in a fast-paced environment and be a self-starter able to work successfully and efficiently with minimal direction or supervision.

    The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.  Hearing protection required on the manufacturing floor.  Exposure to heat and cold.


The job description reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified and shall not necessarily be construed as a detailed description of all of the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.


West Pharmaceutical Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer







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  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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