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Production Line Worker - Manufacturing

Company: Avantor
Location: Lexington
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary

Set up equipment and product delivery on production line. Is responsible for ensuring the lines are set-up and running to the production schedule in accordance to the work orders in addition to making necessary running adjustments, clean-up, maintenance of equipment and change parts.


Location: Paris, Kentucky

Near Lexington, Georgetown, Winchester, KY

Payrate: $21.04

Shift: 2nd and 3rd Shifts available with additional shift differentials

$1500.00 sign on bonus!!!

When you join us, we will provide you training, competitive pay & benefits and opportunities to grow!


* Adhere to all safety precautions and PPE (personal protection equipment) requirements while completing the assigned duties in a safe manner
* Responsible for ensuring the lines are set-up and running to the production schedule in accordance to the work orders
* Understand line and pump configuration and be able to clean and inspect lines as well as perform line change-overs as needed.
* Perform preventative maintenance on equipment and ensure that items that fail checks are addressed.
* Stage and unload railcars and tank truck
* Take bulk samples from both railcars and tank trucks and deliver to QC lab.
* Take sample and perform particle count tests.
* Prepare customer trucks to include sealing, sampling, and associated paperwork.
* Maintain accurate production records.
* Perform collaboration with Supervisors and Maintenance Personnel, to determine equipment set-up and operations.
* Monitor and assist assigned packaging operators.
* Work with the Quality Assurance Department to understand, recognize and rectify quality issues.
* Ability to perform the duties of both a packaging operator and material handler. Comply with all cGMP requirements.
* Manage hazardous and universal waste according to local, state and federal regulations
* Performs other duties as assigned with or without accommodation


* High school diploma required; Associate degree in a life science or engineering discipline preferred
* 1 - 3 years of related experience in a manufacturing facility, preferable a chemical plant.


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret SOP's, coverage, documents, and regulations. Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively establish rapport, present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, customers and the public. Skill and ability to meet people and listen.

About Us

Avantor -, a Fortune 500 company, is a leading global provider of mission-critical products and services to customers in the biopharma, healthcare, education & government, and advanced technologies & applied materials industries. Our portfolio is used in virtually every stage of the most important research, development and production activities in the industries we serve. One of our greatest strengths comes from having a global infrastructure that is strategically located to support the needs of our customers. Our global footprint enables us to serve more than 225,000 customer locations and gives us extensive access to research laboratories and scientists in more than 180 countries. We set science in motion to create a better world.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.

Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

EEO Statement

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/province, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at TalentManagement@avantorsciences.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW Poster, EEO is the Law Poster Supplement, and Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision using the links below.

EEO is the Law

OFCCP EEO Supplement


3rd party non-solicitation policy

By submitting candidates without having been formally assigned on and contracted for a specific job requisition by Avantor, or by failing to comply with the Avantor recruitment process, you forfeit any fee on the submitted candidates, regardless of your usual terms and conditions. Avantor works with a preferred supplier list and will take the initiative to engage with recruitment agencies based on its needs and will not be accepting any form of solicitation

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