3M Production Operator (Irvine, CA) in Irvine, California
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3M is seeking a Production Operator for the Irvine Oral Care Solutions Division located in Irvine, CA.
The person hired for the position of Production Operator will perform work requiring some specialized knowledge involving its application to work areas. Such duties include: setting up and operating machines or processes requiring a variety of adjustments; knowledge of a process to make necessary decisions and adjustments when required; using a variety of instruments and/or adjustable measuring devices requiring interpretation; using simple formulas, drawings, etc.; writing specialized reports based on observations and judgment; preparing detailed production reports; operating manual mobile equipment as a primary duty where knowledge is necessary to service a number of units or areas where some record-keeping may be involved.
Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Operates all equipment for multiple departments
Sets up all equipment
Makes necessary equipment adjustments
Operates and cleans Inkjet printer and provides care for the Inkjet heads
Performs various mechanical tasks in the operation of all equipment
Cleans and maintains all department equipment and physical facilities in accordance with product standards
Becomes certified in job performance
Knows and uses good safety practices and takes ownership of running a safe operation
Performs general housekeeping duties and specific cleaning of equipment and work area
Takes initiative to help out when required or needed with total production operation and performs other duties as requested
Must have good manual dexterity to perform semi-repetitive tasks
Monitors and documents high vapor content solvent used for cleaning Inkjet heads
Makes production report and gathers own production materials from warehouse and focused areas
Credits back production materials as needed and submits production reports
Performs operator’s performance maintenance
Performs visual inspection of products to maintain proper quality
Conducts in-process testing and inspection, and documents results
Operates manual and power lifting equipment to lift/move heavy object(s)
Follows written and verbal instructions. Reads, writes legibly, understands and communicates in English
Performs other duties as required
This position may require:
Working holidays as needed
Working either a first, second or third shift depending on shift availability
Lifting 10 - 50 lbs. or more
Possess a High School Diploma/GED or higher
Minimum of six (6) months manufacturing experience
- Experience in medical or dental manufacturing environment
Location: Irvine, CA
Relocation: Is not authorized
Qualified applicants will be required to take and pass 3M employment testing as a part of the selection process
You are applying for a Production Operator position at 3M Irvine, CA. Qualified applications will be considered when openings occur at 3M Irvine, CA for up to six months of the posting of this requisition.
Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status)
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