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Production Operator

Date: May 16, 2019

Location: Goose Creek, SC, US, 29445

Company: Agfa-Gevaert NV


Agfa HealthCare, a member of the Agfa-Gevaert Group, is a leading global provider of diagnostic imaging and healthcare IT solutions. The company has nearly a century of healthcare experience and has been a pioneer on the healthcare IT market since the early 1990's. Today, Agfa HealthCare designs, develops and delivers state-of-the-art systems for capturing, managing and processing diagnostic images and clinical/administrative information for hospitals and healthcare facilities, as well as contrast media solutions to enable effective medical imaging results. The company has sales offices and agents in over 100 markets worldwide.


Production Operator - Permanent position with Benefits - $16.00 per hour.


Position Objective:


The incumbents work under the close direction of the First Operator.  They are responsible for maintaining the production output of their assigned production line at the productivity levels designated by department management.  Daily responsibilities include producing quality products at maximum efficiency while meeting high safety standards.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Ensure that all production equipment is operating safely and at optimum efficiency.  If not, report problem to the First Operator immediately.
  • Comply with all safety, operating and housekeeping procedures and also be familiar and comply with JSA’s for each operation.
  • Ensure high quality by performing sampling and fabrication control checks and isolate defective material.
  • Identify and troubleshoot all problems that impact safety, productivity and quality within their area of responsibility.
  • Assist in the training and development of new team members, which includes the operation of the product lines, safety procedures and policies, and quality standards.
  • On an ongoing basis review the JSA’s that pertain to their specific work area and report deficiencies or make recommendations for improvements to the First Operator or Lead Operator.
  • Operate various packaging machines, which include related computer operations, line controllers, MMI screens, etc.
  • Manually package and palletize materials.
  • Safely operate electric and manual pallet jacks and stackers.
  • As required complete production reports and other documentation.
  • Interact effectively with the Warehouse Management System (WMS).
  • Keep all operating areas clean and neat and comply with all housekeeping procedures.



  • Must demonstrate logical trouble shooting skills and work effectively in a team environment.  Interact effectively with internal customers.



  • PC skills, general math to include knowledge of metric system.


Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Preferred - 1year experience in a manufacturing environment.

Other Requirements:

  • Able to work rotating shifts and in a dark room environment.


Working Conditions:

  • Identify the frequency of action and weight involved with the physical demands of essential functions performed by the position, if applicable – Occasional 0-33% of time; Frequent – 34-66% of time; Constant – 67-100% of time): 


Standing:  Constant

Pushing:    Frequent

Pulling:      Occasional

Lifting:       Constant  -<= 10 lbs.

Lifting:       Occasional - >10 lbs. (52 lbs.)


We offer a rewarding career in a field that impacts lives, the opportunity to work with a talented and  committed team of individuals, training and career development programs, and a competitive compensation and benefits package. If you want to be part of this experience, we'll take you there!

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Agfa HealthCare Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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