The Essential Functions of the Sterilization Operator are to ensure continuous operation of the Irradiator by maintaining product flow through the material handling system and irradiator. This primarily consists of loading the line driving a forklift with a slip-sheet attachment, inducting/reconciling product, and interfacing with the automated material handling system to ensure continuous operation. Associate will also assist Sterilization Technicians recovering from Irradiator faults.
This position works in a small team environment, assisting Technicians with repairs, PMs, Housekeeping, and performing any other duties as necessary to maximize department OEE (uptime).
This position starts as a Grade 7 with an opportunity to certify to a Grade 8 upon completion of wage progression & certification steps.
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Job Grade: H07
PCP Level: 3
Shift:D Shift ( 6 p.m. - 6 a.m./Rotating Nights)
Operate standup/sit-down forklift with Slipsheet attachment.
Perform basic level interaction with Fanuc Material Handling System to maximize OEE (Induct, Dosimetry Tracking, Reconcile, Line clearance, and basic fault recovery)
Assist Sterilization Technicians interacting with Irradiator fault recovery.
Assist Sterilization Technicians with repairs & Preventative Maintenance Tasks.
Work together with a small team of individuals to maximize irradiator uptime.
Work in a safe manner and help hold associates accountable for working safely.
Coordination with warehouse, shipping, QC, and other personnel.
Other duties as required ensuring department maximizes irradiator uptime.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities (KSA’s):
Obtain/Maintain a forklift license
Move product in and out of the Flow rails, static racking, & trailers.
Maintain accurate product identification, traceability, and Material status.
Work well with others (small team environment).
Prioritize tasks with team at shift startup & throughout the shift if necessary.
Ability to become licensed operator (Radiation Safety & Security testing).
Must be able to work accurately with limited supervision.
Ability to Speak, Read, and Write the English Language.
Ability to use an Human Machine Interface.
Take direction from Sterilization Technicians
Previous forklift experience desired.
Take initiative in the department (see what needs to be done and then do it)
The preferred associate for this role must be interested in developing their troubleshooting skill set to eventually become a Sterilization Technician.
Living the BD Values
We do what is right
We thrive on innovation and demand quality
We are all accountable
We learn and improve every day
We help each other be great
For certain roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In some locations, testing for COVID-19 may be available and/or required. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.
At BD, we strive to make healthcare a priority for our associates and their families. We have a variety of plans including a new HSA Basic plan option with Cigna.
$0 payroll contributions if your salary is below $50,000
Plan covers 100% preventative care (annual wellness exam, and immunizations)
Visit any provider
If you meet the eligibility and enrollment requirements, your coverage begins on your date of hire or the date you become a benefits-eligible associate.
BD provides comprehensive total rewards benefits for all of its employees. Most benefits start on day 1 of your employment with BD.
Up to 6 weeks of paid parental leave
Medical, dental, and vision insurance plans
Education assistance ($5250.00 per year)
401K plan with $.75 of every dollar matched up to 6% of compensation
Basic life and AD&D provided
Discounted home, auto, and pet insurance plans
Paid holidays and vacation (pro-rated the first year based on actual start date)
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Why Join Us?
A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that encourages you to bring your authentic self to work. It’s also a place where we help each other be great, we do what’s right, we hold each other accountable, and learn and improve every day.
You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. You will have the opportunity to help shape the trajectory of BD while leaving a legacy at the same time. And through the organization’s investment in BD University, you will continually level up your tech skills and expertise.
To find purpose in the possibilities, we need people who can see the bigger picture, who understand the human story that underpins everything we do. We welcome people with the imagination and drive to help us reinvent the future of health. At BD, you’ll discover a culture in which you can learn, grow and thrive. And find satisfaction in doing your part to make the world a better place.
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