As a Production Specialist in the Water Department, 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 the innovative products that keep people and animals healthy.
What you can expect in this role
To demonstrate the ability to read, analyze, and interpret manufacturing and quality control documents, technical procedures, and government regulations.
To operate a variety of machines on a rotating basis, including set-up operation, clean-up, change-over, troubleshooting, and/or minor repair for manufacturing equipment in the work center.
Use your basic math skills add, subtract, multiply, and divide in 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.
Participate process improvement initiatives such as 5S, Lean, and TPM.
What You Will Need to Succeed
Desire to learn, and expand upon it by participation in a structured technical training program
Demonstrate the ability to perform individual tasks as well as work with a team.
Lead, train, and coach the team in process improvement initiatives such as 5S, Lean, and TPM
You possess a High School diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
You can meet the physical requirements that go with working on the production floor – standing for 2hr+, sitting, & 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.
Typically 3+ of production and/or manufacturing experience.
We’re proud of the work we do, because our work matters. Every role at IDEXX contributes to enhancing the health and wellbeing of pets, people, and livestock. With over 10,000 global team members, customers in over 175 countries, and a fast-growing industry - we’re always looking for motivated and inspiring people to join us.
We offer competitive compensation, incentives, and benefits. You’ll be part of a double-digit growth company in a quickly growing market and we are leading the way forward with innovative products, services, and a strong focus on our customers.
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.