Mar 11, 2020

3rd Shift Production Operator (Collection_Packaging_Inspection)

  • Tekni-Plex
  • Clayton, NC, USA
Manufacturing

Job Description

Business Unit: Natvar

Department:

Who is Tekni-Plex?                

We are a 50 year global leader in advanced plastic and rubber polymer technology, Tekni-Plex engineers solutions to meet customer needs in critical applications that touch every aspect of life, from medical devices used in operating rooms and hospitals, to food packaging in your kitchen.

Why Work for us?

With Company Values like Innovation, Integrity and Trust and Employee Fulfillment, Tekni-Plex offers every employee around the world the opportunity to stretch, grow and succeed every day. Our employees are challenged to bring new ideas to the table, jump in and get involved and make an impact. Tekni-Plex has a proud history and a compelling future. Behind every great Tekni-Plex product is a team of dedicated employees who are truly making a difference for our customers and who are Tekni-Proud!

What is the position where you can add value?

We are hiring for a 3rd Shift Production Operator (Sunday - Thursday; 11:00 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. plus overtime) for our Natvar Division within Tekni-Plex. In this role you will be responsible for the collection, packaging and inspection of various tubing sizes, shapes and profiles used in the manufacture of medical devices. This position encompasses equipment startup, setup, troubleshooting and shutdown.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Collect and package product in compliance with the collection standards and / or established quality requirements and reject non-conforming product.
  • Perform setup, changeover and initial line clearance for production line.
  • Inspect product for defects and deviations from specifications using a variety of precision measuring devices and/ or against limit samples.
  • Troubleshoot minor equipment malfunctions and recommend resolution.
  • Maintain complete and accurate production records.
  • Ability to use the following measuring devices: rulers, dial caliper, step gauges.
  • Familiarity with Statistical Process Control (SPC).
  • Good understanding of polymer resins and drying requirements; prepare resins for processing as required.
  • Complete product traceability, logs, production reports, data entry, etc. as required to document extrusion related activities.
  • All other duties as assigned.

What skills do you bring to the role?

  • High school diploma or equivalent and 1-3 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment preferred or a combination of education and experience.
  • Basic English communication skills. Ability to understand safety rules and regulations, work orders, operating procedures and training materials.   Ability to legibly complete reports. Ability to understand and follow verbal instructions.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, bend, crouch, reach, kneel, use hands & fingers, talk and hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds and occasionally lift and / or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. 
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, wet floors, sharp blades, hot equipment and electrical static. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes and chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and hearing protection is not required.

Tekni-Plex Rewards:

At Tekni-Plex, we value all of our people across the globe.  We strive to provide a work environment that leads to your professional fulfillment.  Since fulfillment means something different to everyone, the rewards that Tekni-Plex provides globally are appropriately diverse and suited to help you perform your best inside and outside the company.  Our rewards programs include:

We offer a full complement of valuable Health, Wellness, and Welfare benefits which include:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Life and Disability
  • 401(k) and Match
  • Wellness Program including EAP
  • Pay for Performance philosophy

 

Tekni-Plex is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click on the following document names to download the files for review: EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement .

 

Tekni-Plex is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click on the following document names to download the files for review:  EEO is the Law  & EEO is the Law Supplement .

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Job Requirements

What skills do you bring to the role?

  • High school diploma or equivalent and 1-3 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment preferred or a combination of education and experience.
  • Basic English communication skills. Ability to understand safety rules and regulations, work orders, operating procedures and training materials.   Ability to legibly complete reports. Ability to understand and follow verbal instructions.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, bend, crouch, reach, kneel, use hands & fingers, talk and hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds and occasionally lift and / or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. 
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, wet floors, sharp blades, hot equipment and electrical static. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes and chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and hearing protection is not required.

Tekni-Plex Rewards:

At Tekni-Plex, we value all of our people across the globe.  We strive to provide a work environment that leads to your professional fulfillment.  Since fulfillment means something different to everyone, the rewards that Tekni-Plex provides globally are appropriately diverse and suited to help you perform your best inside and outside the company.  Our rewards programs include:

We offer a full complement of valuable Health, Wellness, and Welfare benefits which include:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Life and Disability
  • 401(k) and Match
  • Wellness Program including EAP
  • Pay for Performance philosophy

 

Tekni-Plex is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click on the following document names to download the files for review: EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement .


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