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CooperVision Cast Molding Operator (C) in Rochester, New York

CooperVision®, Inc., a unit of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE: COO), is one of the world's leading manufacturers of soft contact lenses. The Company produces a full array of monthly, two-week and daily disposable contact lenses, all featuring advanced materials and optics. CooperVision has a strong heritage of solving the toughest vision challenges; such as astigmatism, presbyopia and ocular dryness; and offers the most complete collection of spherical, toric and multifocal products available. Through a combination of innovative products and focused practitioner support, the company brings a refreshing perspective to the marketplace, thereby creating real advantages for customers and wearers. From our extensive network of facilities in 12 countries across five continents, CooperVision distributes high-quality lenses virtually everywhere contact lenses are worn. JOB TITLE:Cast Molding Operator DEPARTMENT:Manufacturing JOB SUMMARY Within established guidelines, performs various functions associated with the fabrication of contact lenses using appropriate machines and equipment. These operations are of a repetitive nature and require training within the scope of an approved SOP. Works in a team manufacturing environment receiving direction from the Production Coordinators and/or Technicians. Demonstrates qualities which show an interest and competency level for future advancement. Experienced level position allowing the employee to become familiar with the advanced, quality critical stages of manufacturing contact lenses. Works with metrology equipment to measure and record critical quality measurements. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS * Responsible for ensuring the cleanliness and organization of work areas using 5S procedures, as well as helping to train other operators on 5S. * Operates specialized equipment necessary for measuring and recording critical quality measurements (e.g., ct gauges, power readers and more sophisticated metrology equipment). * Enters data into computer programs and tracks lot information. * When required, actively participates on Lean and Six Sigma teams. * When required, assists coordinator and/or technicians in managing workflow. * Demonstrates the capacity and desire to participate on and lead teams. * Performs other duties as needed/assigned. * Must be able to work independently with little direct supervision. * Must be able to work a 12 hour shift schedule. QUALIFICATIONS /KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES/ * Exhibits good communication skills – verbal, written, and comprehension of the English language. * Knowledge and competence with Microsoft Office and proprietary software applications * Ability to read, enter and interpret Statistical Process Control data * Demonstrates the potential to lead a team as well as the desire for personal and professional continuous improvement. * Excellent understanding of and compliance with all SOP’s, regulatory requirements, and cGMP’s. * Requires full understanding of Food & Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs), and the consequences of not following them. * Required to read and understand Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). * Follows appropriate safety and equipment maintenance procedures. /WORK ENVIRONMENT/ * Works scheduled holidays and overtime in order to maintain service levels for customers * Time spent performing the following activities: o Standing >75% o Sitting >75% o Walking >75% o Bending <25% o Twisting >75% o Hand/eye coordination >75% o Finger/wrist dexterity >75% o Grasping/pinching >75% o Lifting up to 25 lbs. <25% * Environmental factors: o Noisy conditions <25% o Dusty conditions <25% o Exposure to chemicals or solvents <25% o Work near moving mechanical parts >75% /EDUCATION/ * High School diploma or GED required. * Associates degree preferred. /EXPERIENCE/ * Contact Lens Manufacturing experience required. * Minimum of 1 year of experience in Production Operator 1 role or similar experience. CooperVision®, Inc. is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V Job: Manufacturing* *Organization: CVI Americas Manufacturing Operations (AMO) *Title: *Cast Molding Operator (C) Location: New York-Rochester Requisition ID: SCO0730