Danaher Corporation Associate Technician Production Operations in Chaska, Minnesota
Flexible start time between 4-8 am
Current Schedule is Sun-Wed or Wed–Sat
Moving into 4 / 10s in near future
Read, comprehend and follow established work instructions and procedures with emphasis on quality
Execute the daily production plan to due date conformance and quality standards.
Train to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Follow engineering drawings, work order information, SOPs, and other written and verbal specifications in the manufacturing process while maintaining FDA requirements
Independently execute work regarding formulating, filling, testing and packaging
Apply basic analytical skills or scientific methods to perform daily tasks
Perform the set-up, calibration, testing and troubleshooting of reagent components and instruments
Conduct testing on solutions which include pH, conductivity, and density, to ensure adherence to production/process specifications
Assure compliance with FDA Quality System Regulations (QSR), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), and ISO regulatory requirements
Work directly and cooperatively with cross-functional team members to troubleshoot issues and ensure emphasis on quality
Identify, recommend and implement quality improvements including but not limited to production methods, equipment performance, product quality and efficiencies
Learn and participate in the company's lean manufacturing principles
Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
Perform other duties and cross training as assigned
Train new team members on equipment operations and work procedures as needed
Ability to complete appropriate paperwork, maintain accurate records of production and report status of work
Read, write and speak fluent English
Proficiency with Microsoft applications, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel and the basic Windows operating system
Our Leadership Competencies
We value associates with solid decision making and priority setting skills, and who are going to thrive in a diverse environment where individual contribution and team effort are equally important. Trust, cooperation, and flexibility are key success factors, along with a focus on supporting our end customer.
While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand for prolonged period of time.
The employee is frequently required to talk and hear; use hands to handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms above shoulder height and below the waist.
The associate must be able to read and speak English. Using proper lifting techniques, the employee must be able to lift up to 30 lbs.
Associate must have good hand dexterity.
Our facilities are a heated, air-conditioned and humidity controlled production floor and /or clean room environment. Our buildings are modern, with employee accessible WiFi, dedicated break, quiet, and collaborative spaces, and an on-campus cafeteria. We hold several employee appreciation events throughout the year. Our campus is located on Lake Hazeltine with walking trails between buildings. Our location is convenient to central Chaska and Chanhassen shops and restaurants, and we are a 25-minute drive from downtown Minneapolis.
We offer full benefits for associates, including medical/dental/vision, paid time off, volunteer time off, competitive 401K match, and leave of absence options including maternity, paternity and personal. Our base pay is competitive and includes an annual merit pay review, annual individual bonus potential based on individual and company performance, and on-the-spot recognition.
Bachelors Degree in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, or related field
Must have 0-1 years' relevant experience
Experience in a regulated industry preferred (e.g. FDA, ISO).
Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here.
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