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Media Production Operator
Ref No.: 18-28585
Location: Lenexa, Kansas
Job Description

Hours:  5:30 a.m. (10 hours or until Production is complete)

Position Summary: 
Responsible for the production of quality culture media according to established regulations (QSR), current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), and Company policies and procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

* Arrive to work on time and work during scheduled hours, working additional overtime as needed.
* Follow all written procedures.  Report discrepancies in procedures (SOP’s, DHR’s, etc.) to the Area Supervisor.
* Maintain good personal hygiene.  Wear designated uniform maintained in good condition.
* Wear Personal Protective Equipment as required.  Refer to job specific job Safety Analysis.
* Perform all work activities in a safe manner.  Maintain a safe and clutter free work area.  Clean up all spills immediately.
* Listen to, follow and relay written and verbal instructions in English.
* Report property damage and /or safety hazards to the Supervisor, Human Resources, Safety Specialist or Senior Management immediately.
* Document accurately and check personal work for quality and compliance.
* Efficiently and safely operate assigned machinery.  Perform simple maintenance and report malfunctioning equipment immediately to Supervisor or Lead.
* Demonstrate job functions to coworkers as needed.
* Continuously monitor product for defects.
* Assist with inventory process as requested.
* Work cooperatively and efficiently with coworkers in all departments with little supervision to achieve team, department and company goals.
* Efficiently and safely operate assigned machinery.  Perform simple maintenance and make necessary adjustments.
* Maintain a clean and organized work area.  This includes all assigned equipment.
* Accurately dispense required additives to media and properly perform technique of getting pH balance as needed.
* Package products as required.
* Complete production assignments in a timely manner and in accordance with departmental schedules.
* Obtain correct materials for operation needs from warehouse or staging area.
* Read, understand and complete required documentation.  All paperwork shall be accurately and neatly completed in accordance with established policies and procedures.
* Responsible for insuring the safe and proper performance of procedures associated with the production line you are working on.
* Organize production flow, making sure that materials are available, estimating progress of line, and scheduling breaks while corresponding to production time schedule.
* Do document review and production checks on your work.
* Maintain a disciplined environment and enforce departmental and company policies.
* Investigate and remedy, when possible, production failures.
* Set up and adjust machine to run a variety of sizes and types using tools to adjust machine.
* Help to maintain quality assurance on your position at all times.
* Sign off on DHR’s in proper places and fill in pertinent information in accordance to SOP’s.
* Comply with all company personnel policies.  

In addition, other duties may be assigned as the business need warrants.

* Mandatory 
* *5S
* *PPI (as participant)
* Must demonstrate our 4-I Values 

* And must be able to perform two of the following: 
* Packing (outside) all lines
* Packing (inside) all lines
* Tubing prep 

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

* Must be able to communicate, both written and verbally, using the English language.
* Must be able to comprehend and follow both written and/or verbal English communications.
* Must be able to perform basic math.
* Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs and push/pull up to 600 lbs wheeled kettles.
* Stand for sustained periods of time, approximately 10 hours a day.
* Ability to see and distinguish colors.

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria

* Must have a high school degree or equivalent from an accredited institution.
* Must be able to communicate, both written and verbally, using the English language.
* Must be able to comprehend and follow both written and/or verbal English communications.

Thaks
Sunil S
SunilS@lancesoft.com
703 889 6501