C. R. Bard, Inc.

  • Associate Machinist - 2nd Shift

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/30/2018 12:49 AM)
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  • Overview

    Bard (NYSE:BCR) 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

    Operate computer numerically controlled machine and/ or machining centers.  Perform multiple machining operations on various materials, as well as perform required dimensional and visual inspections.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Learn to operate and setup machining equipment per specified procedures.
    • Learn to position non-preset and preset tooling in machine, position and adjust fixturing, and prepare ancillary equipment in an expeditious manner.
    • Learn to make preliminary dimensional and visual evaluations using various inspection tools, preparing the process for production.
    • After initial training, shows the ability to consistently meet daily production goals while building a high quality product, part or subassembly to specification.
    • Learn to make offsets and to evaluate cutting tool performance to meet specifications and control process variations.
    • Learn to maintain accurate records of part dimensions, SPC charts and process events.
    • Learn to interpret SPC charts and inspection reports to assess process performance and make appropriate changes.
    • Learn to operate and to do simple setups on a combination of machining equipment within the facility.
    • Report malfunctions of equipment and process deviations.
    • Maintain a neat, a clean and a safe work environment.
    • Willing to perform other related duties as assigned.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Ability to learn to identify and perform adjustments to equipment, machines and devices within the limits of standard methods and procedures.
    • Ability to learn operating and setting up of CNC Lathes, and Machine Centers.
    • Ability to successfully demonstrate visual accuracy through company-approved program.
    • Ability to learn to understand SPC and to utilize various measuring gages.
    • Ability to work from and read blueprints, follow operating procedures and complete required paperwork.


           Preferred Qualifications:

    • 1-4 years CNC machining experience in a high volume micro-machining environment, and/or experience gained through a technical institute supporting this competency.

    Additional Desirable Qualifications Skills and Knowledge

    Ability to work with moderate supervision and assistance as required.

    Education and/or Experience

    Understanding of and competency in technology equivalent to 0-2 years of CNC machining experience in a high volume micro-machining environment, and/ or experience gained through a technical institute supporting this competency. This includes all related mathematics, communication and physical skills, required to perform the duties encompassed in the position.

    Physical Demands

    Occasionally requires light physical effort as in periods of prolonged standing, sitting at machines or work tables or bending, stooping or reaching and/or occasional lifting of light items (i.e. up to 30 lbs).  May require some exposure to chemicals used in manufacturing processes.

    Work Environment

    Some minor physical inconvenience or discomfort occasionally present in the work situation (moderate noise, disagreeable odors, etc.).  Occasional exposure to potential for minor injury or other health hazard requiring some precaution.

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