Finishing Product Operator II

Date: Nov 24, 2021

Location: White City, OR, 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:

The person filling this role reports to the Finishing Supervisor and will operate a variety of machines including film slitters and sheeters, inspect film for quality release and package material for shipment.  The current work schedule with overtime pay and annual performance bonus generate an entry level earning potential greater than $50,000 for a dayshift position and greater than $55,000 for a night shift position.  Compensation may also be commensurate with manufacturing or applicable experience.


The Carestream White City facility has been a Southern Oregon manufacturer for over 50 years starting as 3M with a transition through Eastman Kodak and has been Carestream since 2007.


We are experiencing increased demand for our products, technology and services.

  • We are looking for career minded manufacturing operators who have the desire and skill to advance within the company.
  • We offer a competitive employment package including benefits to fit the needs of today’s individuals and families.


Our benefits start your very first day of employment with us and include traditional plans, such as medical, dental, life insurance, and vacation, as well as work-life programs to help you balance work and personal responsibilities:


  • Medical & Vision Benefits
  • Dental Benefits
  • Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off    
  • Pay for Performance
  • Prescription Drug Benefits
  • 401K with strong company match program
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Vacation Time
  • Work & Life Programs

Position Responsibilities:

  • Makes decisions within a high-performance team environment, seeks opportunities to help others in/out of department during slack time.
  • Demonstrates ownership of responsibilities.
  • Troubleshoots machine and quality issues, able to perform and prioritize multiple tasks, able to meet output/productivity needs
  • Trains in skills and job functions (operations/team) with recertification bi-annually.
  • Trains and mentors new operators according to standard work.
  • Reads, interprets and follows written instructions in Standards and Process Revisions.
  • Reports output correctly, completes all paperwork when required, efficiently records issues in Defect Record or Morning Market board.
  • Keep supplies stocked for current orders and prepare for product changes.
  • Escalates according to standard, and notifies team lead of any issues.
  • Obeys all safety rules as outlined in the operating procedure, promotes safety improvements.
  • Keeps work area clean, orderly, and supplies in the correct 5S locations.
  • Uses and cares for all machines and tools properly.
  • Backs-up other team members to maintain continuous operation during break cycles.
  • Influences the team positively, willing to accept overtime and flexible work schedules.
  • Follows instructions and procedures, has a good work ethic and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrates high initiative, willingly and regularly seeks out work, and ability to positively adapt to changing business conditions.
  • Individuals in this role are empowered to escalate and/or take action as appropriate during non-standard situations to contain potentially discrepant product and to minimize safety risks.  Individuals also have the authority to discard "routine waste" (damaged product, product that clearly do not pass release criteria) per appropriate procedures.

Required Skills & Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.
  • Ability to work 12 hour shift on your feet, with a flexible schedule and willingness to work overtime when needed.
  • Able to troubleshoot production issues in a complex and fast-paced environment.
  • Possess basic aptitudes in the following skills: math, and computers.
  • Ability to work in low light (darkroom) conditions.
  • Able to organize work and effectively manage use of time.
  • Be able to understand the impact of schedule sequences on productivity and customer service.
  • Follow all work instruction including standard and change documentation.
  • Possess knowledge of interpersonal communication skills to provide support of and input for team decisions.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds repetitively for short durations.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Power Industrial Trucks to move materials in manufacturing environment.
  • One year experience using lean manufacturing principles and tools (5S, Kaizen, QAS, FMEA, etc.) to improve processes and material flow.
  • Able to troubleshoot production issues in a complex and fast paced environment.
  • Experience with automated production reporting systems.

Work Environment:


Physical Requirements:

Standing: 51-75%

Walking: 51-75%

Sitting: 1-25%

Bending: 1-25%

Lifting up to 20 pounds: 25-50%

Lifting 20-35 pounds: 1-25%

Lifting 35-50 pounds: 1-25%

Lifting 50-100 pounds: 1-25%

Carrying, Pushing or Pulling: 25-50%

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 Carestream employees 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: 1995 

Nearest Major Market: Medford