• Machine Operator - 1st Shift (7:00am - 3:30pm) Mankato
  • Coloplast A/S in Mankato, MN, United States
  • jobs
  • 4 days ago

jobs description

Are you looking for a new opportunity? Coloplast welcomes you to join the Operations team on 1st Shift as a Machine Operator.

You will operate production equipment to produce wound and skin care products while maintaining compliance to GMPs and ISO standards. You’ll be assisting in packaging and filling of product to ensure readiness for customer satisfaction. Coloplast offers competitive pay... for proven Machine Operator experience. As a full time Coloplast employee, you’re eligible for our standard benefit package.

This currently includes but is not limited to:
• Health, dental, and vision insurance for you and your eligible dependents within 31 days of employment
• An annual incentive bonus, a 401K plan with 4% company match, and tuition reimbursement up to $5,250
• 9 company paid holidays, and a paid time off plan of 17 days per year (Your paid time off increases every 5 years of employment)
• Paid parental leave
• Employer paid short and long-term disability benefits and life insurance (2X your salary)
• $2,000 employee referral program

Major Areas of Accountability
• Operate Packaging Equipment in compliance to cGMPs and ISO standards
• Package all containers in the proper labeled cartons as instructed by the work order, while maintaining a high degree of integrity in Coloplast packaging
• Check cap torques and weights as specified by the work orders
• Label each filled pallet of finished product to facilitate organized storage of finished goods inventory
• Assist in operation of filling equipment—such as inserting sprayers, etc
• Understand, follow, and complete work orders to correctly package the product
• Perform various quality inspections necessary for production
• General good housekeeping practices of packaging area
• Apply continuous improvement approach to packaging area
• Knowledge of company policies, procedures, health and safety regulations, plans and interdepartmental relationships
• Setup of skin care to prepare materials for production line
• Clean and sanitize skin care manufacturing equipment, as required
• Ensure that the working environment is neat and orderly
• Follow all FDA regulations and cGMP guidelines, including the filling out of all necessary documents to ensure compliance—such as cleaning logs
• Ability to scan raw materials to work orders for verification and accuracy purposes regularly.
• Perform related duties as requested

Basic Qualifications
• Ability to read, analyze, interpret and implement department procedures in English .
• Computer knowledge and good typing skills required.
• Ability to lift minimum 25 pounds on a regular basis
• Must be able to lift 50 pounds periodically
• Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Veeva
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Ability to read, analyze, interpret and implement department procedures .
• Must lead by example and demonstrate professionalism
• Must set and follow through with behavioral expectations in accordance with Coloplast values
• Must pass skill and knowledge onto other team members
• Coloplast employees are required to conduct business to the highest ethical and professional standards; comply with applicable laws and regulations, the Advamed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals, and company policies.

Preferred Qualifications:
• 1-3 years packaging or machine operating experience
• Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Veeva
• High School Diploma or GED
• ERP experience with ERP systems (Enterprise One preferred)

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Self-motivation and a genuine interest in improving processes and internal customer relationships.
• Must lead by example and demonstrate professionalism
• Strong communication skills
• Must be able to take initiative to keep projects on schedule
• Must work well as a team and be adaptable/flexible.
• Attention to detail and the ability to follow up on previous work.
• An understanding of the importance of customer focus
• Ability to multi-task.
• Must be able to stand, kneel or squat for extended periods of time
• Must be able to climb ladders, work at elevated heights.
• Must be able to push/pull over 50 pounds
• Must be able to reach above shoulder level
• Must be able to operate power/hand tools
• Abilty to organize efficiently and effectively
• Ability to convey a positive and professional image to internal and external customers
• Ability to lead by example and assist team members
• Knowledge of materials, machines, tools, and production steps
• Knowledge of company policies, procedures, health and safety regulations, plans and interdepartmental relationships

Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. Employing about 16.000 people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world´s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward – we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things.

Coloplast is committed to being an inclusive organization, where people bring their differences to work each day, fulfill their potential and have a strong sense of belonging because – and not despite – of their differences. We therefore encourage all qualified candidates to apply regardless of gender, age, race, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief or physical ability.

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