$16.00/Hour2nd Shift4 Month ContractCorTech is seeking to hire an Assembler / Production Specialist for our client in Westbrook, ME!This client is an American multinational corporation engaged in the development, manufacture, and distribution of products and services for the companion animal veterinary, livestock and poultry, water testing, and dairy markets. JOB SUMMARY: Perform a variety of production / manufacturing tasks in support of the day-to-day operations in one or more production / manufacturing work-centers. Work-centers include manufacturing equipment and/or lab equipment, solutions and reagents. Responsible for producing a high quality product and maintaining a clean and safe work environment.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Perform one or more of the following production / manufacturing tasks: o Formulate, fill, package and inspect products. Process, assemble and package materials to customer specifications.o Test and inspect product.o Use lab equipment to formulate bulk solutions and prepare biological reagents. Bulk formulations include, but are not limited to, buffers, spiking and preparing antigens and antibodies, washes and overcoating solutions.o Complete all set-up operation, clean-up, and/or change-over for manufacturing equipment in the work center.o Maintain a clean and safe work environment.o Record information in Product Documentation in real time. Ensure that all transactions are timely and entered accurately.o Close product documents up to and including final sign-off in assigned work centers.o Maintain accurate time records of labor distribution across multiple cost centers.o Maintain daily build schedule.o Perform monthly Safety and Process Audits if applicable.o Organize non-production assignments such as training and machine maintenance into the schedule as needed.* Responsibilities in one or more of the following areas: o Read and follow documentation, SOP?s, Work Instructions and equipment manuals.
Update documentation and instructions as needed. o Follow all prescribed safety measures and practice good chemical hygiene when working with bioreagents and chemicals of any kind.o Implement and openly solicit quality innovations within established parameters.o Produce a high quality product at established rates.o Cross-train in multiple work-centers.o Identify and recommend process and safety improvements where applicable.o Identify problems, assist in routine problem solving and troubleshooting of equipment.Maintain positive and professional working relations with customers, team members, and members of other functional areas including vendors/external customers.o Participate in 5S, ISO, and other company programs as appropriate.* May organize work activities, mentor others and/or lead teams. May monitor teams providing verbal/written performance feedback to supervisor. May assist supervisor with scheduling of work request and allocation of available resources.
May train co-workers ensuring a high degree of consistency and cross-training on the team. * Perform other duties as assigned.* Perform a variety of basic manufacturing tasks in support of the day-to-day operations of one or more manufacturing work-centers. May work with lab equipment, solutions and reagents.* Responsible for tasks in one or more work-centers. Cross-train in other work-centers.* Maintain a clean and safe work environment.* Record information in Product Documentation in real time.* Read and follow documentation, SOP?s, Work Instructions and equipment manuals.
Follow all safety requirements.* Assist or complete all set-up operation, clean-up, and/or change-over for manufacturing equipment in the work center.* Perform monthly Safety and Process Audits if applicable.* May provide production & process training to other employees or temporary employees.* Assist in routine problem solving and troubleshooting of equipment.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION: * High school diploma or equivalent required* Associates Degree a plusEXPERIENCE: * Typically 1-3 years production and/or manufacturing experience.REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES: * Basic math skills; add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals* Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentages; and interpret data.* Ability to read and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form* Ability to read and communication in English* Ability to read, analyze, and interpret manufacturing and quality control documents, technical procedures, or government regulations.* Ability to complete formal documentation. * Strong verbal and written communication skills* Thorough, accurate and detail-oriented. * Ability to multi-task.* Strong organizational skills.* Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve.* Ability to work independently and as part of a team.* Ability to complete assignments with minimal supervision.* Ability to define and draw valid conclusions.* Proficient computer skills in MS Office, SAP, Livelink, Internet, etc.* Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to internal customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.* Ability to lead, direct, delegate and train others if applicable. Leadership skills a plus.PHYSICAL DEMANDS: * Regularly required to stand and sit for extended periods; extend and reach with hands and arms; and use hands and fingers to handle, squeeze, twist, pinch, grip and manipulate objects, controls and tools.* Regularly perform repetitive manual and automated assembly operations.* Occasionally required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel or crouch.* Frequently required to lift, move and carry up to 50 pounds and to push/pull pallet jacks and carts.
- Specific vision abilities required include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.* Ability to hear machines and alarms may be required.* Weekend hours and weekday overtime may be required.WORK ENVIRONMENT: * Normal production and/or lab environment.* Frequently works near moving mechanical parts.* Exposure to fumes, airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals.* Personal protective equipment and/or clothing required.* Work environment may include strobe and blinking lights.* The noise level is moderate to loud.