Production Operators
Manufacturing / Logistics
Jul 11, 2022

Department: Formulation PET
Function: Operations
Reports To: Formulation Process Facilitator
Shift: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts available - HM will ask candidate their preference during interview process - for this recruitment, there is a stronger need on 3rd shift
1st - 6am-230pm
2nd- 2pm-1030pm
3rd- 10pm-630am
Pay Rate:  $20.86/hour

This position is responsible for operating a variety of Formulation equipment/processes to ensure production requirements are met or exceeded, following company policies/procedures to ensure product quality and compliance standards are met and performing all activities in a safe environment.

Major Responsibilities:
• Must demonstrate ability to properly operate equipment, perform equipment set-up/change-over/cleanups, assist in preventative maintenance and troubleshoot equipment problems to achieve optimum production levels
• Performs responsibilities ensuring compliance with Mt. Vernon Site standards, policies, and SOP’s, for GMP and required documentation as well as performing job responsibilities in compliance with the company's Safety, Health & Environment standards and requirements.
• Works with Process Facilitators and other Operators/Mechanics/Technicians to identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities in equipment/production efficiencies and in the production area in general. Supports new equipment start-up and quickly learns and uses new systems, equipment and procedures. Supports the development/validation of new products/procedures. Offers ideas for standardization and simplification.
• Must be flexible in responding to changes to equipment/production assignments. Understands, interprets and advises on production schedules.
• Must be able to demonstrate good interpersonal skills and work in a high performing team environment, with other operators, mechanics, technicians, supervision and project management with the goal of completing planned production and other initiatives set by company.
• Must be able to work other shifts, weekends, alternative schedules when production demands require. Position will initially rotate shifts with the intent to move to a standard shift assignment.

Minimum Requirements:
• High School Diploma.
• One year experience in a production environment
• Demonstrated problem solving and troubleshooting skills
• Basic mechanical aptitude
• Basic computer skills; experience with Microsoft Office applications and SAP is desirable.
• Good interpersonal, communication and writing skills.
• Ability to perform duties with minimal supervision.
• Knowledge of cGMP’s.
• Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds frequently.

Preferred Requirements:
• Three years’ experience as an operator in a production environment