Coagulation Operator Job Description Sample
Coagulation Technical Specialist
Provides technical expertise for the development and implementation of new procedures, revisions, equipment needs and other specific projects. Is a technical resource and provides support, utilizing advanced critical thinking skills and problem solving knowledge. Assists in teaching, training, and competency assessment, as well as employee continuing education. Works closely with department leadership and section directors to successfully complete research and validation projects. Performs waived, moderate complexity, and high complexity testing on patient specimens. Correlates and interprets data utilizing critical thinking skills and advanced knowledge of techniques, principles, and instruments. Successfully and timely completes all required competency assessments.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in one of the following: Clinical Laboratory Science (formerly Medical Technologist), Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Chemistry/Biochemistry (other advanced science degrees may also be acceptable)
ASCP certification within one year from the date of hire
Minimum of two years applicable experience, or an advanced degree
Maintains a thorough knowledge of the principles and theories of routine and advanced technical procedures. Serves as a resource by sharing expert knowledge. Keeps abreast of new developments and technologies. Consistently performs technical procedures (bench work) as dictated by workload and/or staffing.
Ensures the key parameters for each test/test system are initially determined and subsequently maintained and updated as needed. Ensures that all tests are scientifically accurate and performed according to standardized protocols.
Performs research and validation/evaluation studies accurately and efficiently, working closely with the principle investigator, sponsor, medical director(s), and department leadership to ensure protocols are performed optimally and timely. Compiles accurate and detailed data, providing feedback and reports as required throughout the project.
Consistently and accurately performs required quality control procedures and documents results as specified by each procedure. Performs corrective action as appropriate. Documents out-of-control situations, providing details of the situation and results of the corrective action taken. Notifies leadership of out-of-control, discrepant, or unexpected results.
Follows specific procedures to correctly operate instrumentation. Performs and documents required instrument maintenance as specified. Performs advanced troubleshooting including contacting technical support when appropriate. Communicates with peers regarding instrument and equipment problems and notifies leadership in a timely manner. Documents instrument problems, providing details of the situation and results of the corrective action taken.
Independently completes work assignments accurately and thoroughly and in a timely manner, utilizing advanced prioritization and multi-tasking skills. Consistently communicates possible delays, issues, or potential problems to leadership. Adjusts to fluctuating workload, positively cooperating and assisting in patient testing when staffing shortages or increased workloads occur. Foresees additional tasks required to ensure patient testing is completed timely and accurately. Works closely with leadership to coordinate and schedule staff for study and validation projects.
Develops, maintains, and documents a Preventative Maintenance program per regulatory requirements and to ensure instrument systems and equipment are in optimum condition. Utilizes advanced technical knowledge to ensure continued efficient operations. Performs or facilitates the performance of test system validations, such as instrument to instrument comparisons, instrument calibrations, and lot to lot comparisons. Ensures reportable ranges, reference ranges, QC ranges, etc. are accurate. Updates these parameters in the associated procedures, LIS, and Services Directory as needed.
Researches and resolves problems and serves the department as a resource by sharing expert knowledge on technical issues including unusual specimens, unusual test results, etc. Utilizes advanced troubleshooting skills to maintain accurate and timely patient testing. Consults with leaders, section directors, and patient care team members regarding difficult analyses, abnormal findings, and conflicting results.
Successfully completes all competency assessments required. Follows required performance improvement plans as needed. Effectively performs all work within defined error limits. Assists in competency assessments of employees. Assists in the design of the competency assessment program (e.g. quizzes, practical exams, etc.) Assists with proficiency testing.
Effectively communicates both verbally and in writing. Addresses customer inquiries, requests, and concerns thoroughly, following through positively and appropriately. Timely informs leadership of issues or concerns.
Assists department leadership in the preparation of Request for Proposal (RFP) documentation, assembling relevant information regarding available technologies and instrumentation. Compiles and provides comparison data regarding cost per test, sensitivity & specificity, reimbursement, etc. Ensures that all tests are scientifically accurate and performed in accordance with standard protocol.
Assists in the oversight and maintenance of the departmental Total Quality Management (TQM) program. Ensures that monthly QC/QA reports are prepared, reviewed, and submitted to leadership and the section director(s) as required. Writes and/or performs audits. Suggests process improvement opportunities. Assists in error detection, investigation, and documentation. Looks for innovative ways to enhance error prevention.
Ensures compliance with all regulatory and inspection agencies. Prepares for and participates in on site inspections by certification agencies including CAP, ASHI, AABB, JCAHO, etc.
Assists in the departmental Proficiency Testing program, ensuring all regulated analytes are enrolled in an appropriate PT program and all non-regulated analytes are tested utilizing alternative proficiency testing methods. Assists in the LIS test ordering and distribution of PT survey samples and submission of results to the PT agency. Assist in the investigation and documentation of unacceptable PT responses.
Provides technical subject matter and teaching/training information to department leadership for employee staff meetings.
Provides objective and timely feedback to department leadership regarding employee performance.
Performance excellence and optimal customer service are two important aspects of our daily work at Wisconsin Diagnostic Laboratories. It is what we strive for every moment of our workday. The purpose of these standards is to guide us in performing our patient work as individuals and as a cohesive tea. These standards are also a guide for establishing and maintaining positive relationships with our coworkers, as well as our customers.
Coagulation Laboratory Manager
Summary & Scope of Position:
Oversee and coordinate the operational and logistical activities of a coagulation testing facility.
Manage Coagulation facility including daily activities, deliverables, employee development, training and performance management.
Assume the daily responsibility for technical operation of the facility
Receive, log, prioritize, process and evaluate samples for coagulation analysis, will also include preparation of paperwork and samples for referral to outside laboratories.
Perform routine and specialized technical testing and analysis in coagulation function; analyze and interprets test results.
Maintain detailed records, including reports, logs and quality control checklists.
Perform quality control tests and calibrations on reagents and instruments used in testing procedures; operate and perform preventative maintenance and troubleshooting on a variety of laboratory equipment.
Follow prescribed laboratory policies and procedures and observe lab and safe work methods and precautions.
Perform formal assay validations and qualification as required
Provide technical expertise for the development and implementation of new procedures, revisions, equipment needs and other specific projects
Remain abreast of new developments related to testing through continuing education.
Answer questions regarding testing procedures and results.
Prepare and maintain proper reagents, controls and standards used in individual test procedures.
Take inventory of materials and supplies used in the work and prepare orders for supplies and materials.
Orient, train and instruct others in job duties
A minimum of four years' experience as a Medical Technologist under a qualified Medical Director, with at least one year in area of coagulation testing
A valid CA Clinical Laboratory Scientist license would be an advantage. GLP experience is preferred.
Thorough knowledge of principles, techniques and terminology for coag function testing. Familiarity with ELISA testing. Knowledge of calibration, operation and maintenance of laboratory testing equipment, Quality control techniques and procedures
Must be able to work in a fast paced environment with demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple competing tasks and demands.
Ability to work independently, take initiative and complete tasks to deadlines.
Demonstrated communication skills (interpersonal, written, verbal, listening).
Demonstrated time management (timelines, schedules, task prioritization).
Detail and accuracy oriented
Skill and Ability to Perform and analyze a wide variety of routine specialized testing rapidly and accurately, to recognize and resolve problems with testing procedures or results
Ability to prioritize and organize workflow in an effective manner and to sstablish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships.
Operator Helper - Equipment Operator
Under supervision, perform semi-skilled manual work in connection with an entry level position in power plant operation. Assist equipment operators while learning the following job duties:
Isolate, clean, open, replace, inspect, close and return to service plant equipment. Isolate equipment and place/remove clearance tags in the plant and switchyard. Operate, regulate, adjust, clean and perform minor maintenance on plant auxiliary systems.
Monitor and inspect all plant equipment for normal operation. Identify and report abnormal conditions to the proper authority and write work orders. Operate, clean, service and lubricate portable power driven tools and equipment.
Maintain tools, equipment and work areas in a clean and orderly condition. Utilize portable meters, analyzers and equipment to conduct tests and monitoring. Lubricate and check lubrication equipment; adjust packing glands as necessary and perform necessary operative maintenance, using appropriate hand tools.
Operate oil filtering equipment. Erect and remove simple scaffolding and rigging. Perform routine cleaning of plant areas and equipment, including outside areas, as assigned.
Load, unload, move and handle materials, supplies and equipment; open boxes, barrels, bags and other materials using material handling equipment.
Monitor water chemistry as required. Maintain water pH and follow EPA guidelines as applicable.
Assist in preparing boilers and auxiliaries for operation and removal from service. If applicable, monitor coal feed to mills and burners and observe conditions of fires and furnaces. Hand lance slag in boilers, hand- operating soot blowers, unplugging ash lines, disposing of clinkers and other similar work.
Use flow diagrams to identify system piping and equipment and revise these prints as required. Make required equipment checks and assist in performing tests and preparing related reports, graphs and curves. Perform duties in accordance with Company's safety rules, operating regulations and practices and report unsafe conditions and practices.
Train for and carry out assignments in firefighting, first aid and other emergency response programs as required. Perform other job duties as assigned.
Machine Operator - Holesaw Weld Operator
Perform duties involved in setting up and operating automatic blanking, heat treat forming and robotic tig welding of various size holesaws
Work from priorities provided, travelers, written or verbal instructions. Setup robotic and semi auto tig welders of various size. Load shell & cups onto robotic pallet or manually load into tig welder chuck. Start automatic cycle to weld. Visually inspect each saw for quality of weld. Adjust speed, length and position of stroke, seam current and cup current for proper heat. Position welding head and change tungsten tips as required using setting gauge according to established procedure. Rework or scrap any saw found to be out of spec
Check the quality of each holesaw for total roundness, weld height, weld penetration
Degrease cup when necessary working from travelers and record data according to established procedure.
Maintain equipment and work area in a neat and clean condition. Report any discrepancies, equipment malfunctions, defective material or other unusual situations to the Foreman.
Observe and obey all safety rules, regulations and practices and employ all safety equipment and devices.
Perform other similar or related duties as assigned or directed.
Demanding, fast-paced position resulting from deadline pressures, simultaneous competing demands and changing priorities.
Knowledge of charts, specifications, and micrometers
1-2 years experience preferred
Use of numbers including decimals
Light physical effort required, equivalent to lifting, pushing, pulling 5 to 25 pounds
High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
Hours: (2) Sunday - Thurs 5a-5p (1) Tue-Sat 5a-5p (3) Mon-Fri 5p-5a
D2 - Maint Equipment Operator / Heavy Equipment Operator 2 - Trt011 (Pg-F) Asphalt Heavy Maint - Hancock
JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision performs skilled labor in the transportation-related areas such as maintenance of highways and right of ways. Operates heavy construction, towing, or maintenance equipment to remove, distribute, level, pave, or grade earth to maintain traffic flow. May also serve in a lead or supervisory role.
JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision performs skilled labor in the transportation-related areas such as maintenance of highways and right of ways. Operates various types of heavy equipment to complete assigned tasks and performs preventive maintenance on assigned equipment. May respond to emergency situations affecting the state route system during and after normal working hours. May provide day-to-day supervision of a crew or sub-unit to accomplish the tasks assigned by the supervisor. In the absence of may function as an assistant to the Highway Maintenance Foreman.
The selected candidate must meet the advertised minimum qualifications to include State Entry Qualifications as well as Agency Specific Minimum Qualifications
STATE ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS:
HS Diploma or GED AND One year of experience in the operation of heavy equipment and large vehicles such as bulldozers, front end loaders, ditchers, motor graders, dump trucks, drilling equipment and/or heavy duty trucks.
OR One year of experience at a lower level Heavy Equipment Operator 1 (TRT010) or position equivalent
Note: Some positions may require a Commercial Driver's License
AGENCY SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS:
An extensive knowledge of maintenance activities or two years of experience in the operation of various motorized equipment associated with the construction and maintenance.
Successfully completed TIMS Level 1 and 2.
Demonstrated ability to serve as the primary Equipment Operator in performing Maintenance activities and preventative maintenance on specialty equipment assigned to crew such as road graders, bulldozers, excavators, loaders, asphalt pavers, lowboys, etc.
Demonstrated ability to operate power and hand tools.
Possession of a valid Commercial Driver's License (Class B minimum).
Proven Experience and working knowledge of "Safety Data Sheets" (SDS)
Ability to perform the physical requirement of the position and to work in adverse weather conditions.
Ability to work emergencies outside of normal working hours.
Ability to assist/teach by guiding and providing constructive feedback.
Demonstrated ability to adapt to changing situations and work plans.
Ability to work with people from different backgrounds and varied situations; to work well with others in resolving problems.
Displays a high standard of work ethics and commitment toward work.
Demonstrated ability to analyze situations in order to generate and evaluate alternatives and recommend a solution based on facts, rules, etc.
Experience gathering necessary data such as work location, labor, equipment, and materials to document completed work.
Two years of experience performing roadway maintenance.
In lieu of TIMS 1-2, applicant must possess:
Certified Flagger in Temporary Traffic Control procedures.
Experience implementing Temporary Traffic Control procedures per the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) Part 6.
Possession of a valid Commercial Driver's License (Class B minimum).
Experience with Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).
Extensive experience operating and performing preventive maintenance on maintenance equipment such as backhoes, farm tractors, forklifts, rubber-tired loaders, etc.
Experience gathering necessary data such as work location, labor, equipment, and materials to document completed work.
Possess basic computer skills.
Ability to complete GDOT maintenance and safety procedural training.
Ability to supervise others; assist/teach others by guiding and providing constructive feedback.
Ability to interact with others to influence, motivate, and challenge them.
Demonstrated competencies in managing work activities without direct supervision, working independently, and being self-motivated.
AGENCY PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Ability to provide leadership and guidance to lower level employees in the operation of equipment and preventive maintenance and to train lower level employees in their job responsibilities
Demonstrated ability in reading, understanding and completing forms and reports such as monthly mileage report (497), warehouse requests form (592), vehicle defect report (631), Foreman's Manual, and Preventive Maintenance Manual
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL GDOT JOBS
The interview is just one part of the overall selection process and is not the only criteria used to make the final selection. In addition to the interview, the final selection is based on the applicant's work history and performance (documented in HR and/or Office files), PeopleSoft/employee status (i.e. rehire code), employee performance reviews, personnel file review (HR & Office Files), criminal background check, employment reference checks (including references and commendations from Managers and other relevant documentation) and, for supervisory positions, demonstrated leadership skills based on past and current work history will be considered.
Good Employment Standing:
In accordance with the Interview and Selection Process (ISP), an applicant must have no active disciplinary actions to be in good employment standing. Actions that may disqualify an applicant include letters of reprimand (active for 12 months after issuance date); suspension without pay or disciplinary demotion (active for 12 months from the effective date); Performance Improvement Plans (PIP) and Leave Restriction Plans (active until 12 months after the date of conclusion). In addition, an employee must have an overall ePerformance rating score of three (3) or higher on their most current evaluation. Please note that Memorandums of Concern are not considered disqualifying factors. Human Resources may remove any employee from consideration for selection who is pending a disciplinary action; however, if the action is resolved in the employee's favor, he or she will be allowed to compete.
THIS IS AN UNCLASSIFIED POSITION.
THIS IS AN INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
THE SELECTED APPLICANT FOR THE POSITION WILL BE SUBJECT TO A REFERENCE CHECK AND CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK, WHERE APPLICABLE
PLEASE INCLUDE ALL RELEVANT JOB INFORMATION ON THE APPLICATION FOR CONSIDERATION.
ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE PRESCREENED.
UPON PROMOTION, THE SELECTED CANDIDATE WILL RECEIVE 10% or THE GDOT JOB SPECIFIC MINIMUM SALARY, WHICHEVER IS GREATER.
GDOT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
High school diploma or GED AND One year of experience in the operation of heavy equipment and large vehicles such as bulldozers, frontend loaders, ditchers, road graders, dump trucks, drilling equipment and heavy duty trucks or position equivalent. Note: Some positions may require the possession of a CDL license.
United States Farmington: Operator Assistant II - Service Operator II - Frac/Acid
We are looking for the right people — people who want to innovate, achieve, grow and lead. We attract and retain the best talent by investing in our employees and empowering them to develop themselves and their careers. Experience the challenges, rewards and opportunity of working for one of the world's largest providers of products and services to the global energy industry.
Under strict supervision, delivers PSL equipment to wellsite. Provides proppant handling services, manifolding rig-up and tanks measurement during the job.
Learns basic operations to include but not limited to: (1) performing pre/post job equipment inspections, (2) performing and completing preventative maintenance procedures and (3) operating support equipment (i.e., proppant handling, Fluid Tanks, suction manifolding, treating lines, etc.). Completes requisite training (essential math, essential red book, safety training, etc.) following I Learn's career development system processes. Assists in assembly and preparation of equipment for installation and service. Assists in the clean up, repair, and preparation for the next job.
Skills are acquired by completing the career development requirements in I Learn's competency management system and 3-6 months experience as an Operator Asst I. Must have successfully passed company tests and met competency Task Lists requirements. The ability to perform basic mathematical calculations is required.
Reading comprehension and writing skills are required. Basic computer skills are preferred. Licensure to drive commercial vehicles is required.
Promotes safety awareness and environmental consciousness, and complies with all applicable safety and environmental procedures and regulations. Promotes and takes an active part in quality improvement processes.
Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
4109 E Main, Farmington, New Mexico, 87499, United States
Requisition Number: 64507
Experience Level: Entry-Level
Job Family: Operations
Product Service Line: Production Enhancement
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time
Additional Locations for this position:
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.
Nearest Major Market: Farmington
Job Segment: Equipment Operator, Manufacturing
CCP Senior Operator U335p
Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Camden, NJ, the company employs over 7,000 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 46 states and Ontario, Canada. To learn more about American Water and additional career opportunities, visit www.amwater.com.
Performs the day-to-day operation and care of pumping and purification equipment and facilities in the Central Plant.
Operates intake pumps, intake equipment, and low lift pumps either by remote or manual control to maintain proper water levels in basins, filters, and clearwells. Regulates the operation of basin machinery such as flocculators, clarifiers, mixers, and pumps, and operates sludge valves and other miscellaneous equipment.
Operates, surface washes, and backwashes filters. Selects proper filters for use. Works closely with Distribution Load Control Center and other Central Plant personnel to operate high service pumps, tank and booster pumps safely within allowable power demand schedules so as to maintain prescribed pressures, basin, and clearwell levels, and tank levels in the distribution system and at the Central Plant.
Remotely and/or manually operates or directs the operation of all chemical feeders (lime slakers, coagulant feeders, chlorinators, ammonia feeders,fluoride feeders, silica feeders, carbon feeders, etc.), chemical handling equipment (bin gates, hoists, storage tank valves and controls, etc.), and pneumatic chemical handling equipment (consisting primarily of blowers, dust collectors, and diverter valves).
Exercises responsible judgment and safety regarding electric high voltage switching operations such as occur when transferring electric load from one bus to another. Keeps accurate station records. Observes and reports equipment operating irregularities and improperly operating equipment (temperature, vibration, noise, leakage, etc.). Makes routine laboratory tests such as tests for residual chlorine, turbidity, alkalinity, pH, etc.
Performs maintenance card work on equipment within the buildings. Keeps station and equipment clean.
Assists in making tests on pumps, meters, feeders, and miscellaneous equipment. Cooperates and communicates with other Plant Operators, maintenance personnel, and supervision by telephone, radio, and written report in the best interest of customer service and company operations.
As able, participates in work to protect equipment operations from hazardous conditions of all kinds (freezing, flood, etc.). During certain periods of the year when the station is not in operation, the Operator will be assigned other work which the employee is capable of performing.
Knowledge / Skills
Able to be neat, reliable, resourceful, have a retentive memory, and to think and act promptly. Able to fully cooperate and work with other employees.
Able to work effectively under pressure, have good speech habits, legible handwriting, and basic computer skills. Able to read, understand, and accurately follow station operating instructions given by supervisor. Able to discern between the relative importance of assigned duties, have the proper regard for time and equipment, and an awareness of the responsibility to safeguard the water supply. Able to send and receive instructions by radio, phone, and computer.
Functional / Technical Skills
Learning on the Fly
Experience / Education
May be asked to demonstrate abilities and aptitudes through written and/or oral examinations and, at the completion of the training program, demonstrate the ability to operate the station.
Licenses & Certifications
Maintain a Water Treatment Operator certification at the level equal to or greater than the MODNR classification level of the plant.
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American Water is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.
M2 Bradley Operator (Driver)
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Drive the M2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle, to include performing the BEFORE, DURING and AFTER operations PMCS.
- Diagnoses and troubleshoots malfunctions at the operator level; conduct operator (-10 level) repairs IAW the applicable Technical Manuals.
- Assist Heavy Equipment Mechanics perform- 20 and- 30 level maintenance tasks.
- Performs other duties assigned.
- Former Soldier with prior military occupational skill (MOS) 11B previously assigned as M2 operator is preferred but not required.
- Formal training under the auspices of the US Army training academy or a minimum 1 year experience operating the M2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle.
- Must have the ability to analyze and interpret US Army Technical Manuals with relation to vehicle operation, applicable maintenance and repair.
- Must be able to lift on an occasional basis a maximum of 70 pounds with frequent or constant lifting of 40 pounds.
- Must be able to climb in and out of military vehicles and related equipment.
- Must be able to stand for at least two continuous hours
- Must be able to work in cramped areas for at least two continuous hours.
- Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions to include intense heat, heavy wind, blowing sand, heavy rain, and snow and sleet.
- Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
- Must be able to function with a basic level of English oral and written language skills
Technica recognizes the value of diversity in our workplace and is committed to equal opportunity. Technica provides fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, sexual preference, partnership status, gender identity, disability, genetic information, and protected veteran status, status of participation in the U.S. Armed Services, or other status protected by federal, state or local law. Technica hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.
Technica reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to receive equal employment opportunity and/or perform the essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship to the Company. This applies to all applicants and employees. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.
Technica encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and members or veterans of the U.S. Armed Services to apply.
Technica offers paid time off, health, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance benefits, and 401(k) options to all full-time employees.
This position description is subject to change at any time. Only persons submitting applications through Technica’s on-line application process will be considered for employment.
To be considered for employment, complete Technica's online application in full.
Machine Operator Apprentice
Reports To: Supervisor and Plant Manager
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for all activities associated with running a Flexo or Rotary Die Cutter including: setup, operation, cleanup, and recommending improvements to operations.
Sets up and runs the Load Former, feeding the machine
Reviews job tickets, print cards, and quality inspection paperwork with machine Captain
Sets up and operates the pre-feeder.
Reads job order and mounts specified rubber print plate and printing dies on cylinder.
Installs cylinder on shaft, and secures assembly in bed of press.
Fills dye fonts with prescribed inks or dyes.
Moves levers to engage dye rolls, adjusting position of cylinder to print two or more colors without overlapping or smearing previously printed area.
Starts press, adjusting speed, tension, and alignment of printing plate as necessary.
Cuts sample of printed material from end of printed roll and inspects for imperfections, such as blurred or off-center impressions.
Cleans rubber plate, cylinder, and dye fonts, using solvent, and lubricates press as needed, using grease gun.
May mix inks or dyes to produce desired colors.
Sets up rails, print, and die cut section on machinery accurately in accordance with proper setup techniques.
Inspects all dies before and after run to ensure that any necessary repairs are made before the next run.
Ensures all bolts for cutting dies are in place and tightly secured.
Monitor box quality, including, but not limited to, loose liner, warp, correct size, and print.
Checks anilox rolls for damage.
Maximizes the utilization of equipment by operating the machinery at available capacity and speed.
Cross trains and assist Helpers, Stackers, and Bundlers with job duties on the machine.
Cross-train on other machines.
Completes necessary reports in an accurate and timely manner, including but not limited to: Production Data,
Machine Operational Status, Safety Data, Quality Data. Turn in maintenance work orders to supervision for needed repairs.
Must be proactive in the maintenance of equipment.
Switches duties with stacker as necessary.
Complies with all company policies and procedures, including safety and maintaining good housekeeping.
Adheres to production schedule. Makes recommendations for optimizing the schedule to meet cost, quality and service goals.
Reports any issues to Supervisor.
Adherence to company policies, including its attendance is essential.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
One year certificate from college or technical school; or 2-3 to years related experience and/or training. Previous experience in a manufacturing environment or similar industry experience preferred.
Boxes, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Packaging Machine Operator
The mission of Lazarus Naturals is to bring high quality and affordable hemp-based CBD products to market so anyone can afford the positive benefits it has to offer. We have a fun, fast-paced, and close-knit workplace environment and are looking for an energetic, organized, and positive Packaging Machine Operator to join our expanding team and help us further our mission.
This is an exciting opportunity to gain experience in a booming industry and a rapidly-growing company that makes CBD accessible to those who need it most. Our ideal candidate will be detail-oriented and thrive in a fast-paced environment. This position reports directly to the Manufacturing Manager and will be directly responsible for the following:
- Observing machine operations to ensure quality and conformity of packaged products.
- Monitoring the production line, to watch for packaging problems such as pile-ups, jams, sealing issues, or product defects.
- Regulate machine flow, speed, or temperature, and adjust machine components according to the size of the product and raw material condition.
- Interfacing with electronic controls and touch-screen computers to start, stop and operate machines that package product.
- Stopping or resetting machines when malfunctions occur, clear machine jams, and report malfunctions to a lead or supervisor.
- Troubleshooting and documenting reoccurring issues such as: machine jams, defective product, or production line delays.
- Loading packaging materials such as film, cartons, glue, ink, or labels to spindles, conveyors, hoppers, or other feeding devices.
- Interfacing with QA Department to ensure defective products and packaging material are logged and corrected.
- Disassembling and reassembling equipment for sanitation, using basic tools.
- Cleaning and sanitizing of equipment to comply with food safety and quality standards.
- Inspecting and adjusting machinery and equipment, to identify worn rollers or bearings and report significant issues to a supervisor for maintenance.
- Counting and recording raw material usages and finished and rejected packaged items to calculate production efficiency and waste numbers.
- Adherence to all personnel, food safety, and safety policies.
- Ability to troubleshoot malfunctioning equipment or processes.
- Ability to analyze machine operations and propose solutions to problems.
- High mechanical aptitude is essential for this position.
- Ability to manage time effectively, plan and organize workspace.
- Ability to learn and apply company standards including, but not limited to, lock-out/tag-out, safety practices, SOPs, GMP, employee handbook, etc.
- Must be 18 years of age or older.
- High School diploma or equivalent.
- 5+ years of experience in a manufacturing/food production environment preferred.
- Medical Insurance
- Vision Insurance
- 401K Program
- Employee Discount Program
Positions require standing, repetitive movement, bending and twisting, and using hands to handle objects; exposure to sustained noise levels; exposure to a variety of food allergens; exposure to hazards such as machinery, slippery floors, ladders and powered industrial vehicles. May be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE).
Must be available for all shifts, nights, weekends, some holidays, occasional overtime, if necessary.
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