Coating Operator

  • Location: Austin
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #33922

Hiring Immediately – Biotechnology Company

Central Austin: Near intersection of I-35 & 183

Mon- Thurs: 11am – 9:30pm, Up to $21/Hour

This role will include operation of all the equipment in coating area, working within written procedures, and learning how to be most effective working with other manufacturing teams in the company. Employee must be conscientious and accurately maintain process and accountability records.

Essential Functions:

  • Setup and breakdown coating reactor
  • Operate computerized coating control system
  • Monitor process and react to problems
  • Evaluate coated product for acceptability
  • Complete processing records and related documentation using spreadsheet and word processor efficiently
  • Perform both scheduled and corrective maintenance on coaters
  • Operate and maintain support equipment such as dust collector, cooling system, and gas supplies
  • Work with management in solving equipment or processing problems
  • Maintain coating supply inventories
  • Assist in development of new products or technology
  • Participate in writing procedure and process documentation
  • Operate engine lathe, requiring standing for periods of time
  • Suggest process and equipment improvements
  • Relate to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions: (a) can get along with co-workers or peers without exhibiting behavioral extremes; (b) respond appropriately to criticism from a supervisor
  • Manage time effectively

Qualifications/Skills Required: 

  • 5 years experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in a GMP chemical processing or vacuum coating operation (pyrolytic carbon coating especially preferred) 
  • 2 years college course work in chemistry, math, electronics, or equivalent
  • Basic computer skills including at minimum, be adept in use of MS Office, internet, and electronic mail. Experience using Microsoft Windows computer operating environment including ability to navigate file structures (folders, directories, files, etc…)
  • Ability to read, analyze, interpret and follow written and oral instructions
  • Required to read, write and speak English with good command of the language, and use simple math
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Able and willing to work 2nd shift
  • Able and willing to work overtime
  • Frequently lift, bend forward with and/or move up to thirty (30) pounds, and occasionally lift, bend forward with and/or move up to one hundred (100) pounds
  • Ability to lift 20 pounds during coating reactor setup and breakdown
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