Machine Operator I - 2nd Shift (4 openings)

Job Description:

The Machine Operator I is responsible for the setup and operation of standard packaging machinery in the packaging department.  This includes working with and monitoring other packaging personnel to complete equipment set up and operation required by the department schedule. Machine Operators must comply with regulatory requirements, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), and Manufacturing Process Records (MPR). They will perform all processes as required to fill, label, print, tray seal, pouch, final package, and inspect any Lifecore product; document completed work during packaging of final product; continually practice proper precautions and procedures when working with equipment and handling chemicals; participate in the review of batch records, procedures, and practices to help ensure the safety of all Lifecore products as well as personnel; identify and communicate quality issues to supervisor; acquire and maintain cleanroom and gowning qualification if required.  This entails maintaining proper hygiene and meeting physical challenges (balance, flexibility, etc.) that are involved in the gowning process; perform necessary job functions in a cleanroom environment; maintain and record product accountability; prepare product shipments for outside sterilization; train all new employees, temps, and re-train existing employees when necessary. Maintain current training records and ensure all employees are current in their training; gather review, and ensure completeness of all MO’s and documentation.

Job Requirements:

High School Diploma or equivalent required, technical degree or certification preferred.  Minimum of 6 months experience in setup and operation of semi-automated manufacturing equipment; packaging experience in a medical device or equivalent regulated industry, production floor inventory control and training experience preferred.  General computer knowledge in a Microsoft© Windows operating system environment; proven ability to comprehend and follow written operating procedures; strong attention to detail; demonstrated initiative to take on additional responsibilities; “hands on” mechanical aptitude; self-motivated with the demonstrated ability to effectively direct and lead a team.

Benefits:
  • Medical and Dental Coverage
  • Matching 401K
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Exercise Room
Hours: Monday - Friday, 3:10pm - 11:40pm