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Chemical Manufacturing Operator

Company: Avantor
Location: Sanborn
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary Under close supervision, assemble mechanical units or fabricated parts to make sub-assemblies or complete products within routine and repetitive assembly operations. Use various hand and power tools and operates equipment which may include jigs, dies, fixtures, templates, punch presses, riveting machines, circular shears, and drill presses in order to cut, file, fit, punch, ream, rivet, form, and/or assemble. Fit, align, calibrate, and adjust parts and mechanisms to meet tolerances and product requirements. Monitor quality of products and raw materials.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Adhere to all safety precautions and PPE (personal protection equipment) requirements while completing the assigned duties in a safe manner.
  • Responsible for ensuring the lines are set-up and running to the production schedule in accordance to the work orders Understand line and pump configuration and be able to clean and inspect lines as well as perform line change-overs as needed.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on equipment and ensure that items that fail checks are addressed.
  • Stage and unload railcars and tank trucks.
  • Take bulk samples from both railcars and tank trucks and deliver to QC lab.
  • Take particle count samples and run particle count tests.
  • Prepare customer trucks to include sealing, sampling, and associated paperwork. Inspect and close MPO's.
  • Keep accurate production records.
  • Collaborates with Supervisors and Maintenance Personnel, to determine equipment set-up and operations.
  • Monitor and assist assigned packaging operators.
  • Works with the Quality Assurance Department to understand, recognize and rectify quality issues. Has the authority and responsibility to stop the line and notify QA of a contamination event.
  • Ability to perform the duties of both a packaging operator and material handler.
  • Comply with all cGMP requirements.
  • Manage hazardous and universal waste according to local, state and federal regulations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned with or without accommodationMINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:Education:A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent is required.Experience:1 - 3 years of related experience in a manufacturing facility, preferable a chemical plant.Skills/Competencies:
    • Demonstrated mechanical ability.
    • Strong organizational, prioritization, and problem analysis skills
    • Strong interpersonal communication skills including the ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language
    • Strong basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division)
    • Critical decision-making skills, creativity, multi-tasking ability
    • RCRA Training -Other Skills:ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS/SCOPE:Reports to production supervisor.WORKING CONDITIONS:May be exposed to both extreme heat and cold. Typical of production area: occasional noise, heat, fumes and dust.DISCLAIMER:The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.Physical and Mental Requirements:Physical Exam Required? Yes NoAttendance Requirements: This is a full-time position (40 hours per week), Monday through Friday during core business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Overtime as required to accomplish assignments.(Use "NA" to indicate "Not Applicable.")REQUIREMENTPERCENT OF TIME ACTIVITY REQUIREDPHYSICAL STRENGTHAND ENDURANCELess than 10%10-20%20-30%30-50%50-75%75-100%OtherStandingxWalkingxSittingxClimbing (stairs/ladder)xBend/Crouch/ReachxLifting/Thrust/Lower/Push/Pull:x0-25 lbs.x25-50 lbs.x50 lbs. or greaterx(assistance for over 50 lbs.)xVISUAL/AUDIOYESNOEXPOSUREYESNOHearing - SpecificallyxExtreme HeatxNoise (=/> 85 dbA)xExtreme ColdxVision (Near/Far)xExtreme DampnessxVision (Color discrim.)xHeightsxVision (Peripheral)xVibrationxVision (Depth Percept.)xIrritants (Skin/Lungs)xOthers - List(List those that apply)MENTAL REQUIREMENTSYESNOCOMMENTS (if any)Read and interpret written informationxRead and interpret written instructionsxMental Calculations: simple equations/fractionsxComplex mental calculationsxOtherRead/Speak English Fluently(FDA Requirement)x DISCLAIMER:The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. EEO Statement:We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/province, or local law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW Poster, EEO is the Law Poster Supplement, and Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision using the links below. 3rd Party Non-Solicitation Policy:By submitting candidates without having been formally assigned on and contracted for a specific job requisition by Avantor, or by failing to comply with the Avantor recruitment process, you forfeit any fee on the submitted candidates, regardless of your usual terms and conditions. Avantor works with a preferred supplier list and will take the initiative to engage with recruitment agencies based on its needs and will not be accepting any form of solicitation. Colorado and New York Equal Pay Transparency:Avantor is committed to equitable compensation practices. The compensation range for this role is:$34,000.00 - $56,000.00 Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as minimum and preferred qualifications, knowledge, skills, abilities, education, experience and location.

Keywords: Avantor, Buffalo , Chemical Manufacturing Operator, Other , Sanborn, New York

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