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Microarray Visual Inspection and Kitting Operator

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Want to bring your skills and practice to work in a progressive, dynamicenvironment? This is your opportunity. You'll join the team in Process/Production, setting up and operating fabrication processes andequipment, fabricating, assembling and testing assemblies and products.

The primary functions of this function are:

* detailed inspection of products and classification of defects and sorting, packaging and labeling of products for shipment. This requires working with computer systems to record results and get information for processing.
* Also requires following documented techniques/process procedures in operating equipment on the manufacturing floor.
* Assists in the execution of process changes within the manufacturing environment. Produces set-ups and adjustments to equipment or production processes as documented.

Other tasks:

* Safety: identify ergonomic and safety issues and work with the manager and other necessary groups that need to be involved to ensure they are addressed in a timely manner. Demonstrate adherence to departmental cleanroom, gowning and environmental procedures on a everyday basis.
* Customer Delivery: Maximize throughput without sacrificing quality of the product to meet customer expectations. Meet production goals and be flexible to seamlessly incorporate change of business needs and changing priorities. Schedule driven and understands the prioritization of the workflow.
* Quality: Working within an ISO13485 or QSR environment, ensure a Commitment to Quality is demonstrated and practiced.
* Continuous Process Improvement: consciousness and participation in continuous improvement efforts for process/workflow optimization/improvements (i.e., PDCA, Lean Mfg., Six Sigma, 5S) as identified by production manager. Identify opportunities for process optimization and increased throughput to manager.
* Yields: Ensure you follow SOP's/process documentation, operating instructions, pass/fail criteria for consistent production performance within your respective shift.
* Process Stcapability: Identify and inform manager/engineer of issues that contribute or can result in a compromise of quality of the product due to the incapability to execute the process in a consistent repetitive manner. Accurate and timely logging of data and tracking.
* Training: Certification achieved and maintained in your owned area of operation. availability to participate in initial training/shadowing of peers as identified by manager.
* Communication: Participation in team shift pass downs and effective utilization of communications systems such communication logs. NCR's/DN's are acknowledged and communicated to co-workers or shift to shift. Ensure priority changes, process changes, safety issues, etc. are communicated to your manager and co-workers. Inform manager of any non-conformities regarding material, process, equipment behaviors and communication of priorities.
* Related Job responsibilities:
* Flexibility by effective transition to changing priorities and capability to adjust to shift changes/work hours as required to meet business requirements.
* capability to embrace additional responsibilities and extend skills to other work groups as identified by manager.
* Follow established processes unless otherwise instructed by the shift manager, tech or engineering related to experimental requests.
* Accuracy in communication (verbal and written), generation and interpretation of SOP's/WI's/production documentation for shift pass downs and/or shift meetings.
* Supports QMS (ISO13485/QSR); Six Sigma, Lean Mfg., PDCA, 5S, NPI and Continuous Process optimization endeavors.

* May require some higher education or specialized training/certification, or equivalent combination of education and practice.
* Typically 3+ years significant practice within a lab/production manufacturing environment.
* Requires complete knowledge of general and technical aspects of job.
* Analytical problem solving
* Strong mathematics knowledge
* Demonstrated strong computer skills utilizing word, excel (minimal requirement)
* practice with ERP/MES systems
* practice within an ISO13485 and/or QSR environment
* Effective training and transfer of knowledge when required
* Accurate interpretation and execution of work instructions and SOP's.
* Manufacturing oriented (flexibility, work location, hours)
* capability to make sound and informed decisions and understands when to escalate issues to technicians and/or managers.
* Active team participation in EHS programs (ERT/MERT) a plus.

Agilent Technologies, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We value diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, religion or religious creed, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental discapability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, local law, ordinance, or regulation and will not be discriminated against on these bases.

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the 'EEO is the Law' poster available here Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

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Job Information
   » Job location: Santa Clara, California, 95051-7201, United States
   » Listing ID: 41742516
   » Published: June 13, 2018
   » Position Title:Microarray Visual Inspection and Kitting Operator
   » Employer's nameAgilent Technologies
   » Listing Function:All Functions

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