Production Operator III in Putnam, Connecticut at Pall

Date Posted: 8/12/2019

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Job ID: PAL003376

About Us

Pall Corporation is a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, serving the diverse needs of customers across the broad spectrum of life sciences and industry.
Pall Life Sciences provides cutting-edge products and services to meet the demanding needs of customers discovering, developing and producing biotech drugs, vaccines, cell therapies and classic pharmaceuticals. Pall offers advanced medical technologies, which are often a patient’s last line of defense from dangerous pathogens. Pall’s food and beverage products provide critical protection from contaminants during various manufacturing steps.
Pall Industrial serves a diverse range of customers in the microelectronics, aerospace, fuels, petrochemical, chemical, automotive, and power generation industries. Pall is a key supplier to the innovative and demanding semiconductor and consumer electronics industries, and provides filtration products used in critical applications on commercial and military aerospace vehicles. Pall products are key to the reliability of industrial equipment. Pall’s engineered solutions help municipal and industrial customers address mounting water quality, scarcity and demand issues, and help energy companies maximize production and develop commercially successful next generation fuels.
Headquartered in Port Washington, New York, Pall has offices and plants throughout the world.
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Position location:  Putnam, CT

Starting at $19.00/hr+ depending on experience + shift premium

A Production Operator III is responsible for all operations to designated process lines while adhering to SQDIP (Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory and Productivity) requirements in all work assignments. A Production Operator III should be proficient in the independent setup, startup, continuous operation, and shutdown of the assigned area process or processes as detailed by Value Stream (VS) such as:

  • Belts, P-Line, Tower, Slitting, and Converting

Essential Job Duties:

An Operator III will substitute in for the area Value Stream Production Technician or Lead Technician, on an as-needed basis, to ensure continuity of manufacturing. This could include:

  • Peer to Peer “on the job” training
  • Maintaining Daily Visual Management Boards
  • Assisting in Troubleshooting
  • Issue Resolution of Manufacturing Equipment
  • Set-up, start-up, continuous operation, and shutdown of assigned VS manufacturing equipment and processes using adherence to Standard Work Instructions (SWI’s), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), and current Good Documentation Practices (cGMP)
  • Monitor Critical-to-Quality (CTQ) media metrics through Statistical Process Control (SPC) to ensure the highest quality media possible
  • When appropriate, perform adjustments to the process using formally documented and approved Corrective Methods (CMs)
  • Raise any manufacturing process issues in a timely manner to minimize scrap and downtime
  • Contribute to improving manufacturing processes through solution-based ideation for continuous improvements

Additional responsibilities:

  • Calculate and measure correct amounts of materials while preparing mixes
  • Fill tanks with materials and assure all facets of the process are performed per batch requirements
  • Responsible for all documentation related to the process as well as cleaning the equipment and area

Job Requirements



  • High School Diploma or GED with 3-4 years manufacturing experience
  • Experience in an ISO or cGMP environment preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Good reading and writing skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Basic math and computer skills
  • Detail and Quality focus
  • Must be able to operate manual equipment (e.g., forklift)
  • Kaizen, 5S, and Daily Management experience preferred
  • Mechanical aptitude and ability to perform basic PM’s

Physical Requirements:

  • Push, pull and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Bend during shift
  • Go up and down stairs to operate equipment

Diversity & Inclusion
At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate 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.

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.