Young Innovations is a manufacturer and marketer of high quality dental equipment and supplies with sales in excess of $150 million covering a broad portfolio of market-leading products across a variety of dental categories. With an outstanding reputation for quality, our company has a broad portfolio of market leading products across a variety of categories. We are a fast-paced, lean organization with tremendous opportunity for growth through hands-on experience with diverse and challenging projects.
Young Dental, a subsidiary of Young Innovations, is a leading US designer, manufacturer and marketer of clinically advanced dental hygiene products with locations in St. Louis, MO and Algonquin, IL. Young Dental has been developing dental products since 1900 having launched and built some of the industry's most revered products. Young's flagship product is the disposable prophy angle which set the stage for innovation in dental hygiene over forty years ago. Trusted by dental professionals worldwide, Young manufactures over 200 professional preventive products including hygiene hand pieces, prophy pastes, fluoride varnish and infection control products while maintaining strategic partnerships with well-known consumer brands like Oral B and Wrigley. For more information on our market leading products and innovative brands, please visit youngdental.com.
We are looking for a packaging machine operator to join our team in St. Louis, MO. In this position, you will be responsible for operating and adjusting machinery, as well as inspecting and releasing completed products. This is 12 hour shift.
Responsibilities (Including but not limited to):
Operate and adjust several different types of automated packaging equipment as required
Audit production quality by utilizing in process inspections and visual observations
Properly complete all production, quality inspection, and OEE paperwork
Maintain a high level of quality by operating within the company quality system, as well as FDA and ISO regulations
Perform preventative maintenance procedures on machinery
Utilize inventory management system to locate materials
Maintain inventory lot tracking while operating in a FIFO manner
Carry out lean manufacturing initiatives including Kanban system
Participate in continuous improvement processes
Follow all safety and good housekeeping procedures to maintain a safe work environment
High School diploma or equivalent
Minimum 1-2 years of machine operation
Possess mechanical aptitude and willingness to learn operation of machinery
Knowledge of good manufacturing practices
Possess attention to detail
Must be able to take direction and work well within a team
Must be adaptable and able to work on a variety of tasks as required
Must be able to work standing for 12 hours and lift up to 50 lbs
Regular, consistent attendance is an absolute must
Young Dental/Young Innovations, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and E-Verify participating employer.
Young Innovations, Inc.