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Manufacturing Assistant

  • Ref: 283955
  • Type: Option-to-Hire
  • Location: Whippany, NJ
  • Industry: Medical Devices
  • Job Level: Experienced Non-Manager
  • Pay: Negotiable

Opportunity Description

We are currently looking for a Manufacturing Assistant for an assignment in Whippany, NJ. This position is in the Medical Devices industry and has the option to go full-time. As the Manufacturing Assistant, you will be responsible for processing equipment in accordance with operating regulations and procedures; assuring proper care of Customer Product. 

Company Information

Our client is a leading provider of infection prevention with a focus on the healthcare sector and a mission to provide safety for individuals across the globe.

Job Duties

  • Processes Customer product utilizing one or more processing modalities.
  • Processing equipment in accordance with operating regulations and procedures; assuring proper care of Customer product.
  • Places and retrieves sterile, test or biological sampling devices to monitor appropriate processing levels.
  • Reviews product and process documents and instructions, i.e., customer-provided special instructions or work instructions, and ensures accurate processing.
  • May assist in the direction, training, and support of Material Handler activities.
  • Protects Customer product by assuring proper processing and handling according to operating procedures; monitors process cycles and control systems to ensure operation within Customer, quality, regulatory and internal company specifications; reviews and completes all appropriate processing documentation.
  • Operates processing vessels, irradiators and/or electron beam equipment.
  • Minimizes downtime by monitoring processing operation and associated equipment as scheduled; conducts minor equipment repairs and refer major repairs to shift supervision or maintenance personnel.
  • Makes scheduling adjustments as required.
  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment by monitoring environmental control systems and inspecting equipment for unsafe conditions and reporting to supervision as required; generates maintenance work orders for repairs; responds to process and equipment alarm conditions and acting within operational and safety guidelines; conducts area housekeeping on a daily basis.
  • Maintains flow of product by loading/unloading product into processing rooms and/or vessels; may load product onto pallets; stages processed product in shipping storage area.
  • Maintains and advances technical skills, knowledge, and abilities by assigned training.

Experience & Skills Required

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must successfully pass company operator training program.
  • Must be certified to operate manual and motorized material handling equipment, including, but not limited to, forklifts, pallet jacks, elevators, conveyors, etc. and processing vessels or irradiators.