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Assembly Technician

Avantor

This is a Contract position in Leominster, MA posted November 19, 2020.

Job Summary

Why Avantor?
•Full-Time Health Benefits on Your First Day
•Competitive Time off Package (PTO and Holidays)
•Employee Stock Options
•Retirement Plan Options with company match
•Direct Hire

•As a global Life Science company, Avantor is fully committed to the safety and well-being of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities that we serve.
•We are proud to manufacture and deliver the products and services that are essential to our customers during the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
•Our associates are working hard to sustain operations during this dynamic situation.
•We’re proud to collaborate with the companies on the forefront of COVID-19 research. Our work is helping customers in the biopharma and healthcare industries as they develop new vaccines and therapies to stop this terrible disease.
•Our mission of setting science in motion to create a better world is more meaningful now than ever.
•We bring regulatory, quality and technical expertise to virtually every step of our biopharma customers’ processes to drive efficiency that enables treatments to get to the patients and communities that need them, quickly and safely.
•Join the team that is helping our biopharma customers ramp up vaccine production

We have 1st, 2nd and 3rd shift available in our cleanroom: 2nd and 3rd shift will receive shift differential

1st shift: M-Thurs, 5:30am-4pm
2nd shift: M-Thurs, 3:45pm-2:15am
3rd shift: Fri-Sun, 6am-6:30pm

Under direction of the cleanroom lead and the area supervisor, the Cleanroom Assembly Technician will build a wide-range of Single-Use assemblies that meet or exceed customer requirements. Uses a variety of manufacturing and measuring equipment such as tube cutters, rulers, oetiker tools, and heat sealers. Follows engineering drawings, products work instructions, standard operating processes to accurately and efficiently build product and maintain associated data throughout the process. Meets or exceeds known labor times. Completes products according to the priority of the weekly build schedule to meet on-time delivery goals and customer satisfaction. Maintains a high standard of quality to meet goals for internal first pass yield and external customer returns. The Cleanroom Assembly Technician will be proactive and communicate any issues to leadership that would prevent he or she from achieving their goals. Maintains the cleanroom environment by observing all standard operating processes and compliance. Uses the appropriate personal protective equipment and reports near misses and first aid events.

MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (List in order of importance)

  • Responsible for building, cleaning, and packaging of various Single-Use assemblies per Engineering Process Records (EPR), drawings, and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE’s) and report all near miss and first aid events.
  • Responsible for following cleanroom protocols and cGMPs in order to maintain ISO Class 7 environment.
  • Be an activate participant in the continuous improvement process and follow appropriate change control procedures.
  • Escalate potential process and/or product deviations to prevent scrap, rework, and customer returns.
  • Daily organization (6S) and cleanliness of work area and common areas.
  • Assist with the inventory accuracy by properly returning unused parts and components to stock in sealed bags with part number and lot traceability.
  • Participate and work within ISO 9001:2015 quality standards guidelines in all manufacturing areas in accordance with company quality goals.
  • Meet internal manufacturing schedules which drive on-time delivery.
  • Complete and sign-off EPRs for each operation completed during the assembly.
  • Complete assemblies within the allotted time stated on the work order.
  • Instill a “build it right the first time” mentality.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education/Training, Experience and Certifications)

Minumum Qualifications:

  • High School completion or equivalent (GED)
  • 0-2 years equivalent experience in production in a cleanroom environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a cleanroom environment
  • Experience interpreting engineering drawings
  • Knowledge of Lean manufacturing

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Those necessary to perform the job competently)

  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Perform duties with the highest regard for safety and quality
  • Ability to be trained on and adhere to all cleanroom protocols
  • Ability to understand and follow site protocols, policies and procedures
  • Must be flexible, forward- thinking, motivated, and have the ability to act independently
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs minimum
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office with proficiency in Word and Excel
  • Problem-solving skills

ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL EFFORT (Under Typical Positions)

The work environment characteristics and physical effort described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Typically works in a production/clean room environment with adequate lighting and ventilation and a normal range of temperature and noise level.

The associate is required to stand and walk for the majority of the working day. The physical requirements of the job are for associates to talk, hear, bend/stoop, squat, crawl, climb height, reach above shoulder height, crouch, kneel, balance, and push/pull. Furthermore, the job requires associates to lift/carry/push or pull up to 50 pounds with or without assistance. Associates use both hands for repetitive actions such as grasping and manipulating as well as both feet for repetitive movement operating foots controls. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job.

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.

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 atTalentManagement@avantorsciences.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 equal employment opportunity protections, please view the Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW Poster, EEO is the Law Poster Supplement, and Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision using the links below.

EEO is the Law

OFCCP EEO Supplement

PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION

3rd party non-solicitation policy

By submitting candidates without having been formally assigned on and contracted for a specific job requisition by Avantor, or by failing to comply with the Avantor recruitment process, you forfeit any fee on the submitted candidates, regardless of your usual terms and conditions. Avantor works with a preferred supplier list and will take the initiative to engage with recruitment agencies based on its needs and will not be accepting any form of solicitation