• Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Posted: February 14, 2017
  • Reference ID: 9561170210-en-us

Ethicon Inc., a member of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Hofliger Foil Operator (1 of 2) to be located in San Angelo, Texas.

The Global Surgery Group is comprised of the following businesses within Johnson & Johnson: Ethicon Surgical Care, Ethicon Energy, Ethicon Biosurgery, Acclarent, Biosense Webster, Cordis, Mentor and Sterilmed. With annual sales of $11 billion, the Global Surgery Group is the world’s largest, most innovative surgical company. The strength of the Global Surgery Group is illustrated by the fact that more than 80% of our sales come from businesses with #1 or #2 global market share positions. We serve customers around the world, with about 60% of our sales generated outside the U.S., including a fast-growing presence in emerging markets. The Global Surgery Group is committed to innovation, with about 30% of our sales coming from products introduced in the past five years.

The Hofliger Foil Operator is responsible for:
Demonstrating mechanical/technical aptitude.
Provide limited mechanical support for machines to include minor adjustments and troubleshooting.
Make adjustments, based on information generated by the Vision system, to machine through computer terminal.
Operates machine and verifies that the machine(s) are running within proper process parameters.
Corrects minor set-up problems, diagnoses minor mechanical problems and makes mechanical adjustments as necessary; changes suction cups, etc.
Resolves problems associated with recurring jams and other mechanical problems.
Raw material handling and the upkeep of associated floor stock and inventory control.
Ensures departmental practices, work areas, and equipment is kept in a safe and orderly fashion.
Responsible for processing products through the foil machines as per the process specifications.  
Focusing on ensuring maximum efficiency from machine, ensuring maximum machine utilization, and ensuring minimum departmental non-productive time.  
Daily, weekly, and/or monthly reporting of all department operations.
Must be able to support 24 hour, 7 day a week manufacturing operation, with the ability to work 12-hour shifts.
Associates are held accountable for production efficiencies, strict compliance with process specifications, and company standards of behavior.

This position is under a Collective Bargaining Agreement in a union environment.

A minimum of a High School diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent required.  
A minimum of 1 year of related experience in a manufacturing or related environment is required.  
Experience working in a Medical Device manufacturing environment preferred.  
Experience working in a Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) or other regulated environment preferred.
Must be able to work 12 hour night rotational shift (6:30pm – 6:30am) which will include alternating weekends.  
The ability to work occasional overtime, weekends and some holidays as needed by business is required. 
A passing score on a WorkKeys assessment is required.

Primary Location
United States-Texas-San Angelo
Ethicon Inc. (6045)
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