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R&D Operator - Night Shift



Gilbert, AZ, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 10, 2023

Under the direct supervision of the R&D Supervisor, the R&D Operator's goal is to ensure new product initiatives are carried out smoothly to maximize efficiency, produce quality products, and maintain safety standards.

Hiring for either shifts

  • Night A: Monday – Wednesday & every other Thursday 6:00 PM – 6:00 AM (12 hour shifts)
  • Night B: Wednesday – Friday & every other Tuesday 6:00 PM – 6:00 AM (12 hour shifts)

No weekends!

Overnight shift pay differential

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs all other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by leadership.
  • Set up machines (calibration, cleaning etc.) for Temporary engineering instruction, Design of experiments and Passive data collection.
  • Control and adjust machine settings (e.g. speed).
  • Feed raw material or parts to semi-automated machines.
  • Inspect parts with precision and measuring tools.
  • Test operation of machines periodically.
  • Fix issues that might occur during the shift.
  • Check output to spot any machine-related mistakes or flaws.
  • Keep records of approved and defective units or final products.
  • Ensure correct operation by following all Standard operating procedures, Work instructions and Response flow charts.
  • Effectively communicate with other departments throughout the shift.
  • Accurately maintain multiple logs to ensure accurate data collection (machine utilization, yield loss etc.).
  • Keep a safe and clean work environment at all times.

Other Responsibilities:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to deal effectively with time pressures, stress, and changing demands of job on a regular basis
  • Ability to handle highly confidential business information
  • Detail Oriented.
  • Ability to utilize effective communication methods.
  • Forward thinking / identify problems before they happen / Continuous Improvement.
  • High School Diploma, or GED
  • Minimum of 2 (two) years of manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Must be detail oriented and organized.
  • Multitasking is an essential job function for this role.
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Customer focused with a strong attention to detail.
  • Able to work overtime as needed.
  • Health Care Plans (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
  • 401(k)
  • Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
  • Training & Development
  • Medical and Prescription Plans
  • Dental Plans
  • Vision Care
  • Basic Term Life and Accidentals Insurance
  • Voluntary Life
  • Short & Long-Term Disability
  • Flexible Time Off Program
  • Company Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan