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Machinist - 12 hour night shift

Requisition ID:  34582
Date:  Apr 14, 2021

Kinston, North Carolina, US

Department:  Operations



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.


Job Summary:
Ideal candidate can perform machining functions as required in the fabrication and repair of plant tooling and equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Analyze mechanical structure on equipment and proceed on a course of action and repair.
• Perform advanced corrective maintenance on mechanical machinery, tooling and associated equipment.
• Perform advanced preventative maintenance; such as, cleaning, lubricating, adjusting and replacing defective parts in order to maintain efficient operation of equipment.
• Design and work from blueprints, schematic drawings, verbal instruction, handbooks or manuals.
• Construct tools, implements, auxiliary equipment and perform modifications to existing equipment.
• Direct shop repairs, projects and periodic overhaul of equipment and in the event of a breakdown, re-establish operation of the equipment by making needed repairs.
• Perform advanced work in various machinist trade categories; such as welding, pipe systems, rigging and tooling.
• Maintain accurate paperwork as required. Keep work area and equipment clean and well organized.
• Perform CNC programming and operations.
• Sharpen dies and perform die maintenance.
• Performs other duties as assigned based on business needs.
• Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures, instruction, and all safety rules.
• Exhibits regular, reliable, punctual and predictable attendance.

Education and Experience:
• Education: High School or equivalent
• Experience: 0-3 years of experience
• State Career Readiness Certificate at the Silver Level required
• Training in machining and metal fabrication
• Must be able to pass a Mechanical Comprehension test
• Thorough knowledge of plant tooling and equipment
• Knowledge of machine shop equipment and tools
• Welding capability
• Understanding of mechanical blueprints and symbology

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Associate degree related to a technical discipline or working towards their degree preferred but not required.
• Minimum of 1-year Manufacturing experience
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, schedules, diagrams, and procedure manuals

Physical and Travel Requirements
• Frequent bilateral grip/grasp and manual dexterity work required
• Frequent bending and twisting, pushing and pulling as required by the job
• Must be able to tolerate industrial odors, heat and high temperatures, and smells on a frequent basis
• Minimal travel if any 


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 kimberley.eby@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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