Danaher Corporation Operator II - Hach, Ames, IA in Ames, Iowa

Danaher Company Description
Hachis a world leader in the manufacture and distribution of analytical instruments, test kits and reagents for testing the quality of water, aqueous solutions and air.

Working at Hach will provide you the opportunity for robust career development.

HIRING NOW! Come join this great team!! Operator is responsible for manufacturing quality product according to the work order or other build signal while adhering to defined work instructions. General duties may include picking, assembling, and packaging. In some areas, minor set-up and equipment operation may be required.

Second shift opportunity. Hours of Work: Monday - Thursday, 3:00 pm - 1:30 am. Overtime required.


Responsible for producing quality products per the build signal * Gather materials and set-up straightforward equipment. * Maintain quality of products produced according to department standards and visual or dimensional specifications. * Meet productivity standards. * Record and maintain quality or traceability information. * Record and maintain Cell Boards and other visual management tools * Comply with company safety policies including safe operation of equipment, PPE usage, hand tool safety, lock-out-tag-out, and proper storage of tools, etc. Comply with good housekeeping policies. * Maintain equipment according to work instructions or preventive maintenance tasks. * Suggest improvements and support kaizen and DBS activities. * Accurately perform required computer data entry and work order transactions (LOTS, scrap, Oracle, ARIBA, kanban, DRP, etc.). * May operate several production machines or operations simultaneously * Report complicated equipment malfunctions to mechanics. * May be responsible for handling of and accurate disposal of chemical and non-chemical waste, some of which is hazardous and regulated. * Participate in team meetings, which includes planning daily work and resource utilization, problem solving, project work, etc. * Perform cycle counting and other inventory tasks, including material handling. * Maintain visual management of part and raw material storage; clean and organized work area. * Work with Planner and Manager to prioritize workload and equipment schedule to meet both internal and external demand. * Assist in design, implementation and problem solving of new equipment and products. * May be required to cross-train on other equipment or other areas as needed * Work with manager to suggest and initiate changes to process, machines, or procedures that improve safety, quality, delivery, or productivity.

*Other Non Essential Functions * * Interface with other departments as needed * May assist in interviewing and training of new associates. * Perform other duties throughout the facility as assigned.

* HS diploma/GED or equivalent required. * Six months production experience required. * Ames Powder Packaging (7130): 6 months mechanical experience or equivalent required (Ames facility only)

Danaher Corporation Overview
Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide.

Organization: Hach
Job Function: Manufacturing / Operations
Primary Location: North America-United States-IA-Ames
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: HAC003721