Hill-Rom Senior Operator Sterile in Caledonia, Michigan

Company Description: Hill-Rom is a $2.6B leading worldwide manufacturer and provider of medical technologies and related services for the health care industry, including patient support systems, safe mobility and handling solutions, non-invasive therapeutic products for a variety of acute and chronic medical conditions, medical equipment rentals, surgical products and information technology solutions. Hill-Rom's comprehensive product and service offerings are used by health care providers across the health care continuum and around the world in hospitals, extended care facilities and home care settings to enhance the safety and quality of patient care.DescriptionResponsibilities for this position are but not limited to: ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * Support the quality system including the quality manual, quality policy, and applicable procedures and work instructions * Offers improvement suggestions in many areas of manufacturing * Assembles, inspects and packages product per work instructions * Works on production lines approximately 80% of time to produce products * Effectively teaches operators new work instructions and obtains training certification * Leads by example to promote and inspire team to excel in exceeding production rates of quality products * Performs IFS and traveler activities per work instruction: component traceability, label verification, quantity produced, scrap, package seal integrity, equipment or testing verification and line clearance * Completes paperwork accurately with no errors and shows co-workers how to initiate and complete paperwork * Troubleshoots systems for issues in manufacturing * Explains the 'why' behind the system * Performs change overs on machines in work area as needed within acceptable time frame * Identifies ways to reduce change over times and reports suggestions to Supervisor * Performs simple Preventive Maintenance tasks for work area according to PM schedule and properly records information in PM logs * Listens actively and takes direction from Supervisor regarding daily work priorities * Communicates professionally to teammates when updates are needed in regards to work priorities * Motivates team through verbal and physical acceptance of changes * Maintains 5S work environment and ensures order is restored in work area at end of each shift * Follows Aspen Surgical safety guidelines and procedures when and where required * Proactively participates in Kaizen events and creating a continuous improvement culture * Rotates and learns new cells and skills as requests to meet customer demands and personal development goals * Utilizes downtime properly * Maintains and displays strong attendance habits by being present and on time * Other tasks as assigned by SupervisorQualificationsEDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: * High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) o Additional certification level education or Associates degree a plus * Has minimum of 12 months experience on the production floor at Aspen Surgical o No written or above level discipline for past 6 months for Teamwork, Quality, or Safety o Must be on Regular Attendance plan o&