201364 - Manufacturing Operator
$19 to $20.00 DOE
3 Months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Technical Support Specialist for a contract opportunity in Chelmsford, MA.

The Technical Support Specialist is part of the Laboratory Products Division (LPD) which unites deep scientific expertise, a collaborative culture and rich resources to deliver the lab equipment and consumables that our customers need to achieve their scientific goals – quickly, reliably and safely.
Our smart lab solutions make it faster and easier for our customers to focus on what matters most – delivering answers and innovations that save and improve lives. The position resides in Chelmsford, MA.

All of our employees share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement. Our ability to grow year after year is driven by our ability to attract, develop and retain world-class people who will thrive in our environment and share in our desire to improve mankind by enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Position is accountable for setup and breakdown of equipment as well as for filling and packaging chemical solution products and accessories using documentation and bills of materials. Position receives day to day direction from a Group Leader and reports to the Value Stream Manager.

• Be accountable to own and improve daily metrics such as OEE and yield rates.
• Make safety the number one priority.
• Voice any and all safety concerns as they arise and drive to root cause to eliminate them in the future.
• Follow documented procedures for all steps in the filling, labeling and packaging processes.
• Manually fill and cap bottles of laboratory solutions in accordance specified volumes via gravity fill or semi-automated pumps.
• Set up and breakdown the manual filling process including but not limited to setting up pumps, cleaning lines and cleaning tanks after fill. Inspect bottles and any packaging for defects.
• Set up and break down labeling machines and label manually-filled bottles. Run bottling line during large volume filling processes. This includes monitoring of various bottling line equipment such as: bottle hopper and unscrambler, fill station and pumps, capper, band seal dispenser, heat tunnel, re-torque machine, labeler, printer, rotary and conveyors.
• Set up and break down the bottling line equipment before and after each run, including daily cleanings and regular maintenance.
• Perform changeovers on all bottling line equipment to switch from one bottle size to another bottle size.
• Basic troubleshooting areas of the bottling line and specific pieces of equipment if they display inconsistent quality in the bottles; including but not limited to inconsistent fill volume, poor torque, incorrect alignment of band seal applicator, etc.
• Setup, monitor and changeover pouch sealing machine. Improve overall equipment efficiency by implementing permanent corrective actions following process failures or basic adjustments.
• Be accountable to own and improve daily metrics such as OEE and yield rates.
• Package various materials for shipment; including but not limited to solutions, tubing kits and other accessories.
• Print labels or bill of materials out of SAP in preparation of packaging jobs.
• Maintain a clean and organized work area and equipment in line with 5S methodology.
• Wear appropriate PPE; including but not limited to safety shoes and safety glasses.
• Respirator protection will be required at times pending successful health evaluation and fit testing (less than 10% of job).
• Compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices and all appropriate regulations (ISO) Assist in warehouse packaging when needed (less than 10% of job).
• Other related duties as assigned.

• Must be a team player with a “can-do” attitude.
• Must be a “go-getter” than can schedule on own behalf and maintain schedule adherence without constant guidance.
• Must embrace and actively participate in process improvement initiatives related to the manufacturing team overall and your specific job.
• Must be able to multi task. It will be required that the individual oversee multiple processes on the bottling line or around the manufacturing area simultaneously and in a safe manner.
• Ability to lift up to 35 pounds manually, and over 35 pounds utilizing proper material handling equipment.
• Prior experience with shift scheduling or equipment up time monitoring

EDUCATION: • Education: High School Diploma or GED required

WORK HOURS: 7:00AM to 3:30PM OR 8:00AM TO 5:00PM

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Tyler Harrell
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x307 or (800) 927-9318 x307

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.