Wire Draw Equipment Operator

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Location: Somerville, New Jersey
  • Posted: March 01, 2017
  • Reference ID: 9440170209-en-us

Ethicon, Inc., a member of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies is currently recruiting for a Wire Drawer Equipment Operator located in Somerville, NJ.

Ethicon, Inc. is a trusted, world-wide leader in surgical care. For over a century, Ethicon has continuously introduced innovations in wound closure, general surgery, wound management, women's health and urology and aesthetic medicine that fulfill the company's vision: Restoration of Body and of Life.

The essential functions include:
•Drawing and annealing wire rods of various alloys to produce needle wires of a wide range of diameters to exacting quality standards in accordance with applicable specifications.  
•Process wire rods through preprocessing operation.  
•Set-up and operate all drawing equipment, perform required quality checks and adjust machines as necessary.  
•Set-up and operate strand annealing lines, performs quality checks and adjusts lines as necessary.  
•Keep equipment and work area clean and orderly. 
•Perform any other work, related in nature, to assure efficient machine operation and maintenance of production schedule.  
•Perform operator preventative maintenance.  Assist craft support as directed by supervisor.  
•Ensure compliance to GMPs (Good Manufacturing Practices) as it pertains to daily activities within Ethicon.
•Work in team environment behaving in a CREDO based respectful manner.
•Comply with all federally regulated programs. 
•Adhere to J&J environmental and safety policies and guidelines.
•Comply with all job specific safety procedures and utilize PPE when necessary.
•Comply with quality system requirements as defined within procedures and instructions.
•Use test equipment (Starett Gauge, Mitutoyo Gauge, Microscope, etc.) where applicable.

This is under a Collective Bargaining Agreement in a union environment and the hourly rate is $26.51/hour.

•A minimum of a High school diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent required.  
•A minimum of 1 year of experience working in a GMP manufacturing medical device or pharmaceutical environment is required.  
•Basic computer skills required.  
•Basic math skills, with the ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide, compute percentages and work with decimals and fractions required.  
•Ability to use Micrometer, tachometer, eye piece magnifiers, and other hand tools preferred.
•Knowledge of evaluating tool quality and machine performance, and make machine settings using micrometers, tachometers, and other instruments preferred.
•Ability to operate a forklift, overhead crane, Torrington-type swager, a butt welder, etc. preferred.
•Must be a certified Forklift Operator or be willing to become certified. 
•The ability to lift/carry up to 35 pounds unaided is required.  Ability to stand and walk 40% of the time required.
•This position requires the ability to work rotating 8-hour shifts (7:00am - 3:00pm, 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm, and 11:00 pm - 7:00 am).  The ability to work frequent overtime and some holidays is required.

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Somerville
Ethicon Inc. (6045)
Job Function
Requisition ID

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