Abbott Packaging Equipment Operator- Day Shift in Columbus, Ohio

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

Position Summary

The Packaging Equipment Operator will be required to operate, clean and keep in like new state all production related equipment in the area of responsibility. The operator must be able to start up and shutdown all equipment according to established procedures or specifications and perform minor to major clearing of jams and downtime issues on the line. The operator must report any abnormal equipment function, or product problems to the Supervisor. The operator is responsible for the safe operations of all equipment, promptly report all incidents, injuries, or safety hazards. The operator is responsible for maintaining a clean and safe work area by utilizing all 5S cleaning and tools necessary to keep the area clean and clear of debris, yet neat and organized. The operator may be required to perform job tasks at different work times, on different work schedules, and also in other departments dependent upon business needs. The operator will be required to work overtime as needed, and to provide line coverage during vacations, roving holidays and sick time to support their natural work team.

Main Responsibilities

The operator must be able to maintain accurate and legible records such as Production Counts, Material Usage/Losses and properly document information on Batch Work orders as per the company procedures.

The operator is responsible for adhering to the product isolation procedures, along with sampling and proper identification of product status.

The operator must be able to maintain an adequate supply of materials to the equipment in operation, and also monitor supply usage and correct releases.

The operator must be able to troubleshoot and make the necessary adjustments as required to maintain quality performance.

The operator must ensure that both products and materials are of proper identification, correct codes and expiration dates.

In addition, products and materials should also have acceptable visual and physical appearance.

Accountability

This position is accountable for all rules and regulations applicable to the manufacture of both pediatric and nutritional products.

Any error or rule violation could result in customer complaints, FDA violations, product recall or loss of business.

This position is accountable for complying with applicable FDA, GMP, OSHA and Abbott/Ross regulations, policies, procedures or guidelines.

Qualifications

High school diploma/GED and successful completion of the Abbott Operations test is required. This position requires the ability to communicate pertinent line information to both production and support group personnel. A high level of attention to detail is required.

Position Summary

The Packaging Equipment Operator will be required to operate, clean and keep in like new state all production related equipment in the area of responsibility. The operator must be able to start up and shutdown all equipment according to established procedures or specifications and perform minor to major clearing of jams and downtime issues on the line. The operator must report any abnormal equipment function, or product problems to the Supervisor. The operator is responsible for the safe operations of all equipment, promptly report all incidents, injuries, or safety hazards. The operator is responsible for maintaining a clean and safe work area by utilizing all 5S cleaning and tools necessary to keep the area clean and clear of debris, yet neat and organized. The operator may be required to perform job tasks at different work times, on different work schedules, and also in other departments dependent upon business needs. The operator will be required to work overtime as needed, and to provide line coverage during vacations, roving holidays and sick time to support their natural work team.

Main Responsibilities

The operator must be able to maintain accurate and legible records such as Production Counts, Material Usage/Losses and properly document information on Batch Work orders as per the company procedures.

The operator is responsible for adhering to the product isolation procedures, along with sampling and proper identification of product status.

The operator must be able to maintain an adequate supply of materials to the equipment in operation, and also monitor supply usage and correct releases.

The operator must be able to troubleshoot and make the necessary adjustments as required to maintain quality performance.

The operator must ensure that both products and materials are of proper identification, correct codes and expiration dates.

In addition, products and materials should also have acceptable visual and physical appearance.

Accountability

This position is accountable for all rules and regulations applicable to the manufacture of both pediatric and nutritional products.

Any error or rule violation could result in customer complaints, FDA violations, product recall or loss of business.

This position is accountable for complying with applicable FDA, GMP, OSHA and Abbott/Ross regulations, policies, procedures or guidelines.

Qualifications

High school diploma/GED and successful completion of the Abbott Operations test is required. This position requires the ability to communicate pertinent line information to both production and support group personnel. A high level of attention to detail is required.

JOB FAMILY:

Manufacturing

DIVISION:

ANSC Nutrition Supply Chain

LOCATION:

United States > Columbus : Columbus Plant

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Not specified

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

No

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Continuous walking for prolonged periods (more than 2 hours at a time in an 8 hour day)

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