Production Operator, 2nd Shift

at Agilent Technologies, Inc in Newport, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Job Description
Consider joining an exciting production team that provides consumables for Agilent's growing pharmaceutical and life sciences customer base.

Position Overview:
We have an open position at our Newport, Delaware site where we manufacture High Performance Liquid Chromatography columns. We are looking for a highly motivated operator to work in our production department on 2nd shift (3:15pm - 1:45am). The work schedule for this position is 10 hrs/day Monday-Thursday, enabling regular three-day weekends.

The successful candidate will be working as part of an operations team, assembling, loading and testing HPLC columns. The Newport site is actively undergoing a considerable expansion effort, as such, cross-training opportunities in other departments regularly become available and are encouraged. We offer a competitive starting hourly rate, with the option to work overtime as needed. An excellent benefits package including four weeks' vacation the first year, health, dental and eye care, 401K plan, as well as HSA plan.

Role & Responsibilities:

Manufacturing assembly of HPLC columns. Tasks will include assembling, filling, measuring, mixing, testing and verifying performance.

No previous experience with HPLC columns or in the science field required. Initial on the job training will last about 2-4 weeks. The ideal candidate is a responsible, self-motivated individual who can work well with teams and individually.

In addition to the above, all Agilent employees are expected to:

Provide feedback to supervisor and team lead on safety, quality, interpersonal and process related issues.

Actively participate and contribute to continual improvement

Maintain a clean, safe and unobstructed work area. Practice good safety and environmental habits and utilize appropriate safety equipment.

Demonstrate and promote Agilent values.


Ability to assemble parts: High level of manual dexterity and attention to detail

Teamwork: demonstrated ability to work with others to accomplish a common goal

Flexibility: demonstrated ability to adjust rapidly and effectively to change and remain open to new ideas

Demonstrated ability to bend, reach, stoop and remain standing for extended periods of time (up to 6-8 hours per day)

Basic computer skills

2+ years of manufacturing/production experience preferred

Agilent Technologies, Inc., is committed to diversity in the workplace and strives to support candidates with disabilities. If you have a disability and need assistance with any part of the application or interview process or have questions about workplace accessibility, please email or contact +1-262-754-5030.

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Travel RequiredNo
ScheduleSchedule:Full time
DurationNo End Date
Job FunctionManufacturing

Agilent Technologies, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We value diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, religion or religious creed, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, local law, ordinance, or regulation and will not be discriminated against on these bases.

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Job Posting: 1274877

Posted On: Jun 03, 2024

Updated On: Jun 29, 2024

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