As a Manufacturing Assembly Specialist, you will perform a variety of manufacturing tasks producing high-quality medical diagnostic products while maintaining a clean and safe work environment. You will have the opportunity to cross-train in multiple work centers and gain new skills that can help you advance in your career. You will operate under 5S & Lean Manufacturing principles and ISO standards. You can make a difference by producing innovative products that keep people and animals healthy.
This role supports IDEXX’s OPTI Medical Systems line of business. OPTI Medical Systems, Inc. specializes in the design and manufacturing of point-of-care and laboratory diagnostic solutions. OPTI Medical Systems leverages advanced technologies to develop products that combine accuracy with convenience, ease of use, and clinical flexibility to support infectious disease diagnostics as well as point-of-care blood gas and electrolyte analysis using optical fluorescence technology.
Shift Information: 3rd Shift (Typically 10:00 pm – 6:30 am) Sunday - Friday
What you can expect in this role
You will read, analyze, and interpret manufacturing and quality control documents, technical procedures, and government regulations. You will have the chance to operate a variety of machines on a rotating basis. This will include set-up operation, clean-up, change-over, troubleshooting, and/or minor repair for manufacturing equipment in the work center.
You'll use basic math skills to add, subtract, multiply, and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
You will be working with a team; strong communication skills are required. You may have to provide production & process training to other employees.
What You Will Need to Succeed
If you have some manufacturing or production experience that is great, but we are willing to train you to be successful in this role - you just need a desire to learn.
You possess a High School diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
You are able to meet the physical requirements that go with working on the production floor – standing for 2hr+, sitting, phone & computer use, extended reach, lifting to 50lb, occasionally climb, kneel, or bend, and specific vision ability – close, color, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
We’re proud of the work we do because our work matters. An innovation leader in every industry we serve, we follow our Purpose and Guiding Principles to help pet owners worldwide keep their companion animals healthy and happy, ensure safe drinking water for billions, and to help farmers protect livestock and poultry from diseases. We have customers in over 175 countries and a global workforce of over 10,000 talented people.
So, what does that mean for you? We enrich the livelihoods of our employees with a positive and respectful work culture that embraces challenges and encourages learning and discovery. At IDEXX, you will be supported by competitive compensation, incentives, and benefits while enjoying purposeful work that drives improvement.
Let’s pursue what matters together.
IDEXX values a diverse workforce and workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.
IDEXX is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state, or federal laws.
This position will be based out of our Roswell, Georgia location. Due to the current pandemic, as it relates to COVID-19, our employees' safety and well-being are top of mind for us. For those essential employees that have to continue to work on-site, we have strengthened the preventative health measures already in place with new, more stringent actions. This includes but is not limited to making space for social distancing, use of mask/PPE, sanitizing workstations, daily wellness checks, limited traffic flow by zones, and consistent real-time communication.