C. R. Bard, Inc.

Clean Room Operator

8 months ago(5/16/2017 12:13 PM)
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CR Bard is a $3B high-quality developer and manufacturer of life-saving medical devices. Product families include balloons used to relieve blocked veins and arteries, ports used to deliver chemo-therapy treatment, filters that prevent blood clots from traveling to the lungs and heart, urological catheters, and guidewires necessary for almost every medical device procedure. The Corporation has 26 locations and 13,000 employees world-wide.


(For more about the Corporation, please explore our website at www.crbard.com )


The Glens Falls Operation is known as Bard’s Technology Center and is Bard’s largest domestic manufacturing facility employing approximately 700 in a three shift operation. The Glens Falls Operation manufactures over 20 different product lines serving all Bard Divisions.

Summary of Position with General Responsibilities

The operator performs highly technical operations in the manufacturing and processing of pharmaceutical medical devices as well as setting up, operating, performing maintenance on and troubleshooting equipment. May include complex and precision adjustments that require an understanding of the manufacturing process and the effect of electronic, pneumatic and mechanical devises on the process.  A strong focus and high attention to detail is required. 

Essential Job Functions

Responsible for following safety policies and procedures.
Responsible for following Clean Room gowning procedures.
Responsible for following Clean Room material handling procedures.
Ability to maintain combo device documentation accurately is required
Responsible for following all required GMP’s and applicable manufacturing procedures.
Ability to understand and follow pharmaceutical device procedures 
Shows the ability to consistently meet daily production goals while building a high quality product, part or subassembly to specification.
Perform a variety of duties to process all types and sizes of product, components, and sub-assemblies using a variety of standard and specialty machines or hand operations.  May be required to inspect for appearance, gauging of parts by “no-go” or “go” gauges and set fixtures.
Awareness and understanding of environmental hazards in work area.
Works with Production Clerks to help facilitate inventory accuracy.
Follow department procedures on material replenishment.
Provide assistance to MOB engineering including MRB investigations and ESM production.
Assists in training of manufacturing personnel.
Participate in continuous improvement activities to enhance team performance.
Must be able to work flexible hours and report to work on a regular punctual basis.
Ability to work in a team environment and work well with others.
Reports malfunction of equipment or process deviation in a timely manner.
Other related duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications

May be required to successfully demonstrate mechanical aptitude either through testing and/or job related experience, technical training or certification.
Ability to read, write, interpret, comprehend and consistently follow specifications.
Ability perform basic math calculations and use measuring devices and tools.
Shows the ability to consistently meet daily production goals while building a high quality product, part or subassembly to specification.
Basic computer knowledge & skills including Microsoft Excel
Ability to successfully demonstrate visual accuracy through company-approved program.
Meets or exceeds dexterity requirements as required for the role.
Ability to get along with people and to be able to work in a team environment. 
Displays a positive attitude
Must exhibit willingness to work on a team and promote teamwork among all employees. 
Ability to work flexible and/or extended hours.
Willingness to rotate into different tasks and responsibilities.

Additional Desirable Qualifications Skills and Knowledge


Education and/or Experience

High School Diploma or GED, plus a minimum of 1 year of prior related work experience in manufacturing. Clean Room experience preferred, not required.

Physical Demands

Ability to work under pharmaceutical processing conditions 
Ability to stand or sit for long periods of time
Able to lift 35 lbs (over 35 with assistance)
Repetitive use of hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms and/or perform repetitive hand/wrist movement.

Work Environment

May require some exposure to chemicals used in manufacturing processes.  Some minor physical inconvenience or discomfort occasionally present in the work situation (moderate noise, disagreeable odors, etc).  May be subject to situations requiring precautions due to the potential for minor injury or other health hazards.


Bard is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for all openings.”  For verification of information in the job listings, please contact (518) 793-2531.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status



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