Chemical Operator

Date: Aug 4, 2022

Location: Rochester, NY, US

Company: Carestream Health

Carestream Health Inc. 

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Carestream is a worldwide provider of medical imaging systems and solutions; x-ray imaging systems for non-destructive testing; manufacturing of film and precision contract coating services for a wide range of industrial, medical, electronic and other applications—all backed by a global service and support network. Carestream’s diagnostic imaging technology systems are at work in 90 percent of hospitals worldwide.  

At Carestream, we offer a global perspective and a world of opportunities for people who have the desire to make a positive impact. Join our global team of 4,000+ professionals!

Position Summary:

A great opportunity exists for a person to be trained as a chemical technician and have 3 day weekends. Carestream's opportunity exists at 200 West Ridge Road Rochester, NY 14615, bldg 14. 

Days: M-W  0730 - 1930 and Th 0730 -1530

Nights: M-W 1930 - 0730

Alternating each week. There is a 12 minute paid changeover allowance ( 12 min prior to shift start and 12 min after shift ends - this is because uniforms are provided  )

Benefits start day 1 to include 232+ hours of accrued paid time off annually. Carestream also offers its employees above industry standard benefits including: accrued Vacation/PTO & Holiday pay, Medical & Prescription Plan, Dental, Vision, FSA/HSA, 401K and matching is available with Roth Savings Option, Basic & Accidental Life Insurance, Optional Dependent Life Insurance, ADD, STD, LTD and even an Employee Assistance Program.

If you have the required skills listed below, we'd like to talk to you. Apply below.

Position Responsibilities:

- assemble delivery systems and pumps for use on Solvent coating machine

- splice support for a conveyance operation

- testing of solutions and coated samples including viscosity, solids, roughness, particle size and measurements

- read, follow and update procedures

- record data

- dis-assemble delivery systems and pumps

- clean parts in solvent cleaning process

- wear appropriate PPE as necessary

Required Skills & Education:

- High School diploma

- Must be able to work:

(Week 1) 3 Nights (12 hour shifts = 36 hours) and

(Week 2) 4 Days - 12 hour shifts (3) +  8 hour shift (1) for (44 hours)   Alternating ever other week

- Math skills - both basic and intermediate algebra

- Safety & Quality mindset with the ability to work in a fast paced environment

- Strong work ethic

-  Must be able to excel as part of a Team and have excellent attendance.

Desired Skills:

- Knowledge of Aqueous and /or Solvent coating processes, X-hoppers, Web conveyance, Zenith Pumps, Delivery systems.

- Previous Health Care Product manufacturing, testing, inspection and documentation

- Strong communication and trouble-shooting skills.

- Willingness to start at entry level position and progress based on performance - several advancement paths available.

- Basic to Intermediate Word & Excel

- Understand and make process changes based on observations to improve product quality

Work Environment:

Solvent Coating Machine ( Chemical Manufacturing Plant )

Physical Requirements:

Standing: 25-50%

Walking: 25-50%

Sitting: 1-25%

Bending: 25-50%

Lifting up to 20 pounds: 25-50%

Lifting 20-35 pounds: 1-25%

Lifting 35-50 pounds: 1-25%

Lifting 50-100 pounds: 0%

Carrying, Pushing or Pulling: 1-25%

Carestream is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Carestream is an equal opportunity organization. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Applying for a job with Carestream

All applicants must complete the on-line application process. Carestream is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please click accommodations

Requisition ID: 2514 

Nearest Major Market: Rochester