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Avantor, Inc. Operations - Bulk Manufacturing in Solon, Ohio

Job SummarySet up equipment and product delivery on production line. Is responsible for ensuring the lines are set-up and running to the production schedule in accordance to the work orders in addition to making necessary running adjustments, clean-up, maintenance of equipment and change parts.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Adhere to all safety precautions and PPE (personal protection equipment) requirements while completing the assigned duties in a safe manner Responsible for ensuring the lines are set-up and running to the production schedule in accordance to the work orders Understand line and pump configuration and be able to clean and inspect lines as well as perform line change-overs as needed. Perform preventative maintenance on equipment and ensure that items that fail checks are addressed. Stage and unload railcars and tank trucks. Take bulk samples from both railcars and tank trucks and deliver to QC lab. Take particle count samples and run particle count tests. Prepare customer trucks to include sealing, sampling, and associated paperwork. Inspect and close MPO’s. Keep accurate production records. Collaborates with Supervisors and Maintenance Personnel, to determine equipment set-up and operations. Monitor and assist assigned packaging operators. Works with the Quality Assurance Department to understand, recognize and rectify quality issues. Has the authority and responsibility to stop the line and notify QA of a contamination event. Ability to perform the duties of both a packaging operator and material handler. Comply with all cGMP requirements. Manage hazardous and universal waste according to local, state and federal regulations Performs other duties as assigned with or without accommodation

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent is required.

Experience:

1 – 3 years of related experience in a manufacturing facility, preferable a chemical plant.

Skills/Competencies:

  • Demonstrated mechanical ability.

  • Strong organizational, prioritization, and problem analysis skills

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills including the ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language

  • Strong basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division)

  • Critical decision-making skills, creativity, multi-tasking ability

RCRA Training

Other Skills:

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS/SCOPE:

Reports to production supervisor.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

May be exposed to both extreme heat and cold. Typical of production area: occasional noise, heat, fumes and dust.

DISCLAIMER:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.

Physical and Mental Requirements:

Physical Exam Required? Yes No

Attendance Requirements: This is a full-time position (40 hours per week), Monday through Friday during core business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Overtime as required to accomplish assignments.

(Use “NA” to indicate “Not Applicable.”)

REQUIREMENT

PERCENT OF TIME ACTIVITY REQUIRED

(Check appropriate column)

PHYSICAL STRENGTH

AND ENDURANCE

Less than 10%

10-20%

20-30%

30-50%

50-75%

75-100%

Other

Standing

x

Walking

x

Sitting

x

Climbing (stairs/ladder)

x

Bend/Crouch/Reach

x

Lifting/Thrust/Lower/

Push/Pull:

x

0-25 lbs.

x

25-50 lbs.

x

50 lbs. or greater

x

(assistance for over 50 lbs.)

x

VISUAL/AUDIO

YES

NO

EXPOSURE

YES

NO

Hearing – Specifically

x

Extreme Heat

x

Noise (=/> 85 dbA)

x

Extreme Cold

x

Vision (Near/Far)

x

Extreme Dampness

x

Vision (Color discrim.)

x

Heights

x

Vision (Peripheral)

x

Vibration

x

Vision (Depth Percept.)

x

Irritants (Skin/Lungs)

x

Others – List

(List those that apply)

MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

YES

NO

COMMENTS (if any)

Read and interpret written information

x

Read and interpret written instructions

x

Mental Calculations: simple equations/fractions

x

Complex mental calculations

x

Other

Read/Speak English Fluently

(FDA Requirement)

x

DISCLAIMER:The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

EEO Statement

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/province, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at TalentManagement@vwr.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

For more information about our commitment to equal employment opportunity, please Privacy Policy(Links to (1) EEO is the Law poster and any supplements, (2) pay transparency nondiscrimination statement, and (3) if desired, Company EEO/AA Statement

Avantor® is a leading global provider of integrated, tailored solutions for the life sciences and advanced technology industries. Strengthened by the recent acquisition of VWR, the Company is a trusted partner to customers and suppliers from discovery to delivery. With operations in more than 30 countries and a diverse portfolio that includes more than four million products, Avantor enables customer success through innovation, cGMP manufacturing and comprehensive service offerings. Collectively, we set science in motion to create a better world.

Learn more at www.avantorsciences.com

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