Process Calibration Technician
IDEXX Laboratories - Westbrook, ME

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Description

Stage, calibrate and test instrument slides, consumables and other components as necessary under limited supervision to provide consumable materials to Finished Goods.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Stage materials for efficient product flow.

Run slides, reconstitute fluids, and fill out documentation.

Record test procedures and results.

Follow through on implementation of the test schedule and recommend changes where necessary.

Complete documentation related to testing procedures and the tracking of materials in test and pending receipt.

Use specialized instruments or process knowledge in working as a team contributor in single or multiple work centers.

Recommend changes in product or test method for improvement or consistency.

Perform tests and experiments to support investigations of various production and instrument support issues.

Meet or exceed all safety requirements.

Perform required preventive maintenance.

Maintain work area in a clean and orderly manner.

Qualifications

EDUCATION:
High school diploma or equivalent

EXPERIENCE:
Entry level. Related experience and/or training.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to read, interpret and carry out detailed instructions furnished in either written, oral or diagram form

Ability to positively communicate with peers and support staff

Basic math skills and ability to work with units of measure, whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals

Strong problem solving skills; deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations

Strong attention to detail

Ability to work independently in the absence of a supervisor

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Regularly required to stand and sit for extended periods; extend and reach with hands and arms; and use hands and fingers to handle, squeeze, twist and manipulate objects, controls and tools.

Occasionally required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel or crouch.

Occasionally required to lift, move and carry up to 50 pounds and to push/pull pallet jacks and carts.

Specific vision abilities required include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

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WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Frequently works near moving mechanical parts; may be exposed to risk of electric shock; and occasionally exposed to vibration and lasers.

Personal protective equipment and/or clothing required.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud

IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.

is a leader in pet healthcare innovation, serving practicing veterinarians around the world with a broad range of diagnostic and information technology-based products and services. IDEXX products enhance the ability of veterinarians to provide advanced medical care, improve staff efficiency and build more economically successful practices. IDEXX is also a worldwide leader in providing diagnostic tests and information for livestock and poultry and tests for the quality and safety of water and milk. Headquartered in Maine, IDEXX Laboratories employs more than 5,900 people and offers products to customers in over 100 countries.

IDEXX

attracts, rewards and inspires exceptionally talented and motivated people who are eager to participate in two of the most important technological revolutions of our time -biotechnology and information technology.

We offer outstanding opportunities for personal growth and success, and support excellence, world-class standards, and continuous improvement.

At

IDEXX

, we reward leadership initiative and excellence. Benefits include:

Health Insurance

Dental Insurance

401(k) Plan

Vacation Time

Sick Days

Paid Holidays

Life Insurance/AD&D

Dependent Life Insurance

Short- and Long-Term Disability Programs

Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical and Dependent)

Employee Referral Award Program

Employee Assistance Program

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Personal Growth Leave

Bonus Plan

If you are looking for a challenging work environment that unleashes creativity and energy, is refreshingly honest and comfortably casual, and offers opportunities for unmatched personal growth, we want to hear from you!

About the area:
Portland, Maine recently ranked number 6 on Forbes magazine's list of America's Best Cities for Young Professionals, was ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek as one of the best places to raise kids, was listed by Forbes.com as one of America's Best Hipster Neighborhoods, was named the Foodiest city in the US by BonAppetit magazine, was ranked by Yahoo.com as having one of the healthiest and most affordable housing markets, and has recently been nominated for "Best Town Ever" by Outside Magazine. The magazine chooses its top 10 places to live based on a balance of great culture, breathtaking scenery, reasonable home prices, low-stress living, and, of course, easy access to the outdoors.

No unsolicited Employment Agency resumes are accepted.

EOE/M/F/D/V

Job

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Operations Manufacturing

Primary Location

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Americas-United States-Maine-Westbrook ME

Organization

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Product & Software Quality, Distribution - 30000035

Schedule

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Full-time

Overtime Status

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Non-exempt

Job Posting

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Feb 25, 2014, 2:29:55 PM

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IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDXX) is a leader in pet healthcare innovation, serving practicing veterinarians around the world with a...