15 days old

Assembly Worker

Kelly Services
Germantown, MD 20875
Contract Technical Associate, Spin Columns

Position Description

The 1st & 2nd Shift Associate in Spin Columns comprehends and performs assigned manual loading and packaging of components under general supervision as well as operating automation (large and small scale) in the production of finished product.

Responsible for automated production and packaging procedures in compliance with relevant regulations and Standard Operation Procedures.

Adhere to and accurately complete all production related documentation.

Responsible for set up, trouble shooting and operation of production related equipment.

Assist in the setup and preparation of required production related materials.

Contribute to cross-functional process improvement initiatives.

Perform general daily lab maintenance activities such as washing glassware, production preparation and general maintenance of lab equipment.

Contribute to and support department/corporate goals.

Responsible for ensuring on-going compliance to applicable quality and EHS regulations and standards (e.g., ISO, US FDA, MDD, IVDD, EU-PSHA, OSHA, etc.).

Position Requirements

High School diploma or equivalent with 0-2 years of related work experience.

Understanding of FDA and cGMP regulated production practices are preferred. Must possess basic computer skills

In-depth knowledge of job tasks; general to minimal supervision required.

Able to use general/automated laboratory/production equipment.

Familiarity with automated manufacturing equipment preferred.

Able to plan use of equipment, materials, and their own personal time efficiently.

Basic mathematical skills are required.

Work safely and effectively in a team environment.

Strong organization and attention to detail skills.

Able to communicate issues and problems to supervisors.

The work environment is fast-paced and involves the ability to quickly change priorities and multi-task while maintaining a professional demeanor.

Able to read, write and understand the English language.

No travel required.

Must be able to lift 50 pounds and work standing for extended periods of time.

Personal Requirements


Detail oriented

Strongly motivated.

Position: Technical Associate, 2nd Shift Fill and Finish

Department: Vialing and Assembly


Responsible for the vialing of bulk material, capping, labeling, plate coating and the assembly of kits in compliance with QSR, ISO, OSHA, IVDD, MDD regulations and relevant Standard Operating Procedures.


Include the following but other duties may be assigned:

Performing tasks such as racking, counting, capping, packaging, bagging of plates and packaging.

Performing manual vialing of components under general supervision as well as using automation (large and small scale) in the production of finished product.

Employee will also be required to complete all product related documentation in a timely manner consistent with QIAGENs quality expectations.

Communicating needs and requirements to inventory personnel as well as communicating issues and discrepancies to the supervisors.

Employees will be expected to contribute to process improvement initiatives, maintain departmental SOPs and Bluelines and maintain inventory of lab supplies.

General daily lab maintenance activities such cleaning/washing of glassware, production preparation, and general maintenance/calibration of lab equipment.


Education and work experience (minimum education level and years of experience required to meet the expectations of the position)

HS diploma or equivalent with 1-4 years of related work experience.

Job related knowledge and skills (minimum levels required to meet the expectations of the position):

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Able to plan the use of equipment, materials and personal time efficiently.

Able to write and complete production related documentation.

Able to communicate issues and problems to supervisors.

Lab equipment and computer experience and level of proficiency (minimum required to meet the expectations of the position):

Ability to use general lab equipment.

Familiarity with computers and MS Office applications.

Communication and language skills (type and frequency of interactions with others as well as any language requirements):

Command of the spoken and written English language is required.

Must be articulate and able to communicate effectively with employees at all levels of the organization on the telephone and in person.

Mathematical skills:

Basic math skills are required.

Understanding of metric volumes and measures is required.

Decision making skills:

Must be able to exercise sound judgment for decision-making responsibilities. Must be able to analyze situations/issues to determine if supervisory intervention is necessary.

Physical requirements (i.e. lifting, standing, visual):

Person must be able to lift 50 lbs. Person must have manual dexterity for operation of equipment.

Work environment (mental demands and other working conditions, such as hot/ cold temperatures, exposure to chemicals and biohazards etc.):

The work environment is fast-paced and involves the ability to quickly change priorities and multi-task while maintaining a professional demeanour. The position requires work with potentially biohazardous and/or chemically hazardous materials.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the 440,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-02-12 Expires: 2021-03-15

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