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Grind Operator (SAG) - 2nd Shift

Columbus, NE

Job Description Summary

Job Description

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We believe that the human element, across our global teams, is what allows us to continually evolve. Join us and discover an environment in which you'll be supported to learn, grow and become your best self. Become a maker of possible with us.

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Job Position Title: Grind Operator

Function: Operations

Location: Columbus West

Job Group/Grade: JG1, H06

Position Summary:

Processing cannula through the grinding operations. This includes loading and unloading, grinding, inspecting product, removing defective product, recording inspection and production data, monitoring the performance of the equipment and notifying set-up for repairs so that continuous work patterns are maintained. Ensures compliance with BD quality systems, policies, procedures and best practices, and all local, state, federal and BD safety regulations, policies and procedures. Regular, punctual attendance is an essential job function. Ability to read and write and converse in English. Willing and able to uphold BD Values.


  • Complete quality inspections in a timely and accruate manner, and record
  • Perform manual and machine point grinding of Cannula.
  • Operate electrolytic grinding and electrical discharge machine equipment.
  • Perform minor set -up and repairs on equipment to which assigned and assist set-up with major changeovers and repairs.
  • Assist QC Manufacturing Representative and /or QC Technician in performing machine and process capability studies, etc.
  • Maintain equipment operation, monitoring and performance of grinding systems.
  • Know processes and QC Specifications.
  • Perform Cannula/Stylets/Blades loading/unloading of grinders as required.
  • Inspect and remove defective product.
  • Maintain product quality, equipment performance and production performance.
  • Make process equipment adjustments, repairs and service as required so that continuous work patterns and operations are maintained.
  • Notify set-up, utility and technicians when necessary.
  • Clean up as required.
  • Maintain accurate production waste, quality, labor, etc. records.
  • Other duties as required to support the needs of the business


  • High School diploma/GED preferred
  • In lieu of High School diploma/GED, two years manufacturing experience is required


  • Previous manufacturing experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Work effectively on own, or in a team atmosphere - Proficient
  • Willingness and ability to train others - Proficient
  • Teamwork - Proficient
  • Organization skills, detailed oriented - Basic

PCP Level: 3

For certain roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company's receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In some locations, testing for COVID-19 may be available and/or required. Consistent with BD's Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.

At BD, we strive to make healthcare a priority for our associates and their families. We have a variety of plans including a new HSA Basic plan option with Cigna.

  • $0 payroll contributions if your salary is below $50,000
  • Plan covers 100% preventative care (annual wellness exam, and immunizations)
  • Visit any provider

If you meet the eligibility and enrollment requirements, your coverage begins on your date of hire or the date you become a benefits-eligible associate.


BD provides comprehensive total rewards benefits for all of its employees. Most benefits start on day 1 of your employment with BD.

  • Competitive pay
  • Up to 6 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance plans
  • Education assistance ($5250.00 per year)
  • Adoption assistance
  • 401K plan with $.75 of every dollar matched up to 6% of compensation
  • Basic life and AD&D provided
  • Discounted home, auto, and pet insurance plans
  • Paid holidays and vacation (pro-rated the first year based on actual start date)

Excited to grow your career?

We value our talented employees, and whenever possible strive to help one of our associates grow professionally before recruiting new talent to our open positions. If you think the open position you see is right for you, we encourage you to apply!

Our people make all the difference in our success.

Why Join Us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that encourages you to bring your authentic self to work. It's also a place where we help each other be great, we do what's right, we hold each other accountable, and learn and improve every day.

To find purpose in the possibilities, we need people who can see the bigger picture, who understand the human story that underpins everything we do. We welcome people with the imagination and drive to help us reinvent the future of health. At BD, you'll discover a culture in which you can learn, grow and thrive. And find satisfaction in doing your part to make the world a better place.

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

Primary Work Location

USA NE - Columbus (West)

Additional Locations

Work Shift

Client-provided location(s): Columbus, NE 68601, USA
Job ID: BD-60462069696
Employment Type: Other