C. R. Bard, Inc.

Production Technician

Posted Date 1 week ago(3/16/2018 8:44 AM)
Industry / Category
Job ID
Career Level
entry level
Carol Stream, IL / BBI
US-IL-Carol Stream


Bard Brachytherapy Inc. is in Carol Stream, Illlinois approximately 25 miles from Chicago O'Hare International Airport,  

Summary of Position with General Responsibilities

The Production Technician is responsible for the assembly of quality products efficiently, accurately, safely and on time. Operates assembly equipment and in-process instrumentation to manufacture medical devices in accordance to current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), company policy and safety regulations. Position requires direct supervision or oversight by a senior employee.

Essential Job Functions

  • Perform a variety of routine and complex duties in the manufacture of finished product including:
    • Operate custom automated equipment
    • Performing in-process tests
    • Assaying/inspecting finished product
    • Assemble and package medical devices
    • Operate radiation detection equipment
    • Recording manufacturing data
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Stock and replenish supplies as necessary
  • Works with chemical solutions during processing and testing
  • Follows established manufacturing procedures, inventory control procedures and Quality System Regulations
  • Understand  and follow the establishedCorporate Safety Standard, local facility operating procedures and safety policies.
  • Work as a team with other technicians to ensure downtimes are kept to a minimum and improve operational efficiencies
  • Operate under direct supervision
  • Inform Team Leader or Production Supervisor of any problems pertaining to production, parts, equipment or processes
  • Maintain regular and predictable attendance
  • Perform other duties as needed within the facility


Basic Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Basic mathematical abilities of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division are required. Ability to accurately understand and follow both oral and written instructions in English. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in oral, written, or diagram form. Ability to solve practical job-related problems, or recognize the need to ask supervision for assistance.

Education and/or Experience


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Basic computer skills
  • Basic mathematical abilities
  • Ability to work all shifts and overtime


  • College degree
  • Experience in a production environment
  • Experience handling small parts
  • Experience handling low-level radioactive materials

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Sitting and reaching into gloves in a glove box with both hands for extended periods of time.


Handling of tweezers to pick up small parts

Physical ability to lift 50lbs from the floor to waste level

Able to reach around shielding to handle small parts

Adequate vision to be able to work with small parts

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Work area is a lab setting containing radioactive materials

Shift work as necessary


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