BrightOwl Loader Loading

Technical Associate - United States  

Becton Dickinson (company)


Posted on : 04 April 2017

Project Description

JOB SUMMARY(Briefly describe the job’s primary purpose or contribution to the department or organization)
Set-up, operate, optimize, changeover/troubleshoot, and maintain assigned departmental production equipment.  Responsible for meeting/exceeding production standards, maintaining product quality, minimizing/preventing equipment downtime, and sustaining budgeted waste levels on a daily basis.

  • Has detailed operational knowledge of the equipment to the point that he/she can operate within specified quality/quantity limits.
  • Sets up and debugs equipment to the specifications listed in specifications, plant policies, and Department Procedures. 
  • Deviations from these specifications must be cleared with the supervisor or Engineering
  • Maintains equipment in working order to produce product within specified quality and quantity limits; adjusting, troubleshooting, cleaning and repairing as necessary.
  • Is responsible for maintaining equipment logs for each piece of equipment, recording pertinent information about downtime and maintenance problems.  
  • Must have clear and legible handwriting.
  • Repairs equipment within his/her capability and reports major problems to supervisor.  Assists the Maintenance Department, LTA/Production Mechanic or Manufacturing Technician in major repairs.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on the equipment as specified in the plant preventative maintenance (PM) program or as needed for smooth operation.
  • Requires mechanical ability and knowledge of proper use of tools, proper troubleshooting and set up procedures,
  •  and machine blueprint reading.
  • Starts up equipment and ensures proper functioning of machines and control panel.  Monitors / replenishes component inventories and ensures all safety guards are in position and functional.
  • Checks and cleans part tracks to ensure free travel of all component parts.
  • Notifies material handler if part supplies run low.
  • Shuts machine cycle off when a jam occurs and after clearing the jam, restarts the machine cycle.
  • Maintains accurate production and downtime records (logbooks).
  • Maintains a neat and orderly production environment.
  • Continually monitors in-process quality, addressing issues as needed to prevent product holds.  Performs and    documents all required Q.C. checks.  
  • Runs all required process challenges. Observes all safety and environmental procedures and Quality System Requirements (QSR).
  • Supports upstream and downstream operations.
  •  Performs rework as required.
  •  Able to function in a team environment.

Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor and required to support the needs of the business.