AngioDynamics Injection Molding Machine Operator in Glens Falls, New York

Job Description

Manufacturing high quality medical devices by operating semi-automated and automated equipment ensuring maximum efficiency with minimal scrap and rework. The primary responsibilty is the operation of plastics processing equipment to the specified standards. This position performs diverse operations including plastics processing, equipment set-up, packaging of medical devices reading and interpretation of blue prints, travelers and SOP codes all while ensuring acceptability of product. Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesOperates a variety of equipment in the plastics processing operation, while achieving quality standards, production plans, department metrics and cost objectives.Works independently to perform machine changeovers, including the successful shutdown and start-up.Ensure components meet product specifications and established quality requirements.Makes minor adjustments and performs troubleshooting logic to maintain part specifications and conformity. This is to be accomplished by adhering to all operational guidelines established by SOP/operational codesAssist in PM and basic ascetics maintenance of assigned machineryReads and interprets a broad variety of work schedules, travelers, bill of materials, blue prints and SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures)Accurately records information on travelers, time tickets, bin tickets, stock issue/returns and other product and process documentation; operates bar coding and other computerized equipmentSets up work station with necessary equipment and supplies as per job assignmentDetermines and/or follows proper procedures involving a broad range of components which requires one or more of the following: molding, packaging, weight counting, preventative maintenance, and operating equipment per specificationsMay perform other duties as assignedSupervisory Responsibilities- NoRegulatory ResponsibilitiesManages in order to ensure compliance with all relevant regulatory/legal requirements

Education & Experience

High School/GED Level of Degree in the general field of studyEquivalent work related experience acceptable in lieu of degree-No1 years of demonstrated experience in mechanical aptitude.Any preferred education, experience or certifications: Experience in running and adjusting plastics processing equipment/machines.

Skills/Knowledge

Ability to read, write and compute basic math.Ability to make sound decisions through problem solving skills in regards to quality and machine functions.Demonstrate mechanical aptitude.Ability to take direction.Self motivated, flexible and cooperative.Excellent hand and eye coordination.Demonstrated decision making skills and effective problem solving abilities.Knowledge of correct machine set-up and operation to meet quality and efficiency standards.Ability to read and interpret a variety of customized blue prints.Proficient in the following computer software applications: Microsoft OfficeExceptional interpersonal skillsStrong organizational skillsStrong communication skills (written and verbal)Ability to effectively communicate both internally and externallyAbility to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence

Physical/Work Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Work safely and follow all OSHA regulations and company safety policies and procedures.For all on-the-job injuries or accidents, must notify manager/supervisor immediately.Exposure to Manufacturing Clean room environment.Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 35 lbs.Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.Ability to regularly stand and walk to perform production tasks. Required to perform repetitive movement while demonstrating proficient hand and eye coordination, hand dexterity and good vision.Continual attention to the accuracy of documentation This position requires some travel up to 0% of the time

Additional Information

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, AngioDynamics will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristics protected under applicable law. The company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed,or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

Requisition Number: 1698BR

Title: Injection Molding Machine Operator

Type of Position: Fulltime-Regular

Department: Manufacturing Production

Location: Glens Falls, NY

GF Work Shift: 24x7 B Crew Night