Bates Industries Machine Operator in South Glens Falls, New York

Full-time opening for a Machine Operator with the ability to setup, operate and maintain production equipment used in manufacturing medical devises. The applicant must be safety and quality conscious, highly motivated with the ability to work independently. Previous experience in medical device manufacturing, specifically the extrusion of plastics, is preferred. The Machine Operator position requires the employee to regularly stand, use hands to finder, handle, or feel objects, tools and/or controls, kneel and lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Work is performed in a controlled environment, which may require hairnets, beard covers, smocks, etc. and includes restrictions regarding the wearing of makeup and jewelry. Personal protection equipment may be required for certain tasks. Requirements for a successful candidate are: Mechanical and technical skills to maintain equipment, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills are mandatory. Ability to read and comprehend instructions as required for on the job training, read and understand production orders and blueprints. Have knowledge of cGMP's and proper housekeeping guidelines. Proficient in use of precision measuring devices I.e. optical comparator, calipers, radius gauges, feeler gauges, etc. Capable of operating a lift truck (with proper training). Ability to coordinate work effort with others, be a team player, analytical and detail oriented. Current opening- Second Shift:3:30 pm - 2:00 am. The facility operates on a second shift, 10 hour day schedule. The ability to work flexible hours, other shifts and overtime as needed is required for this position. The successful candidate must submit prior employment history and references for verification.