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Total Production Manufacturing Technician (2nd Shift) in Orange, California at KaVo Kerr

Date Posted: 5/9/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: KAV004066

About Us

KaVo Kerr is a cohesive organization comprised of two global leaders, united to provide dental excellence and serve as a single premier partner for the dental community.  KaVo Kerr operates with a common vision inspiring and helping our customers, their patients and our own associates realize their potential.  KaVo Kerr offers solutions for endodontics, restoratives, treatment units, infection prevention, imaging, rotary and instruments.


Position Overview:

This position leads the equipment wellness initiative, including preventative maintenance, basic troubleshooting, and recommendations for long-term improvements

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to all safety standards on the manufacturing floor 
  • Maintain a clean work area for safe and efficient operation
  • Read, comprehend and strictly follow God Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Standards, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), manufacturing Instructions (MI’s) and other required documents
  • Set up, operate and maintain a variety of packaging and production equipment
  • Troubleshoot parts and equipment problems; and performs repairs in:

o   Mechanical problems

o   Pneumatic problems

  • Perform routine maintenance and minor repairs, but is not responsible for major rebuilds such as repair/replacement of mechanical drive train or power supply components
  • Remove and replace perishable parts and adjust as necessary for cleaning, set-up and operation of assigned equipment
  • Responsible for various record keeping activities, such as:

o   Visual management

o   Productivity and efficiency Logs

  • Completes various Quality Control tests to assure proper machine function

Job Requirements


  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • 1-2 years of similar manufacturing/production experience
  • 1+ year(s) of experience required in mechanical and/or pneumatic troubleshooting 
  • 1+ year(s) of automation production experience
  • 1+ year(s) of FDA regulated industry experience
  • 5S/Lean Production Experience

  • Excellent mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to independently solve mathematical equations
  • Knowledge of FDA requirements for record keeping
  • Independent, creative, and solution-focused problem solving
  • Leadership in quality improvements while meeting customer demand
  • Strong communication in English (Reading, writing, and verbal)

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time (8 hours per day)
  • Good manual dexterity

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available at:

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.