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Chemical Operator

Company: Carestream
Location: Rochester
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Carestream Health Inc.

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Carestream is a worldwide provider of medical imaging systems and solutions; x-ray imaging systems for non-destructive testing; manufacturing of film and precision contract coating services for a wide range of industrial, medical, electronic and other applications-all backed by a global service and support network. Carestream's diagnostic imaging technology systems are at work in 90 percent of hospitals worldwide.

At Carestream, we offer a global perspective and a world of opportunities for people who have the desire to make a positive impact. Join our global team of 4,000+ professionals!

Position Summary:

Carestream is seeking two reliable, dedicated, team player and strong willed Chemical Coating Operators for R&D Lake Avenue, Rcoheseter, NY facility.

Position Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will

  • build delivery systems, hoppers, and pumps to set up for coating events,
  • maintain supply of coating support and solutions throughout coating event,
  • complete testing on solutions and coatings including viscosity, solids, roughness, particle size, dimensional measurements.
  • begin coating and maintain quality coating process, log process results.
  • review testing results and take action as needed,
  • log results and compare against specifications
  • take down and clean systems at the end of the coating in solvent cleaning system

Required Skills & Education:

Minimum Education Requirements:

  • High School or GED
  • 5+ years of experience in a chemical production or machine operating environment (coating or plumbing).
  • Knowledgeable in the areas of X-hopper/coating slot die, solvent coating, web conveyance, zenith pump, mechanical assembly, viscosity, particle size analysis, and WDPF/ HMI use.
  • Math skills - both basic and intermediate algebra level math skills are used.
  • Quality first mind-set with ability to work at a fast pace.
  • Must be willing/able to work 40+ Rotating 12hr shifts

Ability to:

  • Follow detailed instructions correctly and carefully with no errors.
  • make product quality decisions based on process data and product inspection information.
  • Understand and make process changes based on observations to improve product quality.
  • Communicate complex information to Product Engineer enabling decisions regarding product quality
  • trouble-shoot complex product- process interaction issues & provide information in a concise manner to Product engineer
  • X write instructions and understand the impact of instruction changes on product quality. Ability to think from the perspective of others such that instructions are understandable to an audience with a lower level of understanding.
  • Proven ability to work within a team and be accountable to meet department metrics and goals.
  • Willingness to do any job for the good of the team. All Operators are expected to do the full range of tasks from beginner to expert.
  • Proven ability to work within a framework of regulatory compliance. Careful, accurate, complete paperwork. Follow detailed instructions correctly and carefully with no errors.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills. Ability to understand pacing such that tasks are prioritized to keep the machine running.
  • Strong work ethic, good judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Track record of consistently demonstrating a positive attitude which influences safety, quality, environmental, productivity and people development.
  • Assemble complex equipment with high precision and great care (no damage to components)
  • Willingness to take accountability for errors and accept constructive criticism.
  • Willingness/ Ability to take and seek direction when needed.

Desired Skills:

Preferred: Min Req + 2 yr degree in a technical field

Work Environment:

Indoor chemical manufacturing environment, solvent coating machine

Physical Requirements:

Standing: 25-50%

Walking: 25-50%

Sitting: 1-25%

Bending: 25-50%

Lifting up to 20 pounds: 25-50%

Lifting 20-35 pounds: 1-25%

Lifting 35-50 pounds: 1-25%

Lifting 50-100 pounds: 0%

Carrying, Pushing or Pulling: 25-50%

Carestream is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Carestream is an equal opportunity organization. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Applying for a job with Carestream

All Carestream employees must complete the on-line application process. Carestream is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please click accommodations

Requisition ID: 1173

Nearest Major Market: Rochester

Keywords: Carestream, Rochester , Chemical Operator, Other , Rochester, New York

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