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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Rubber Floater in Sumter, South Carolina

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JOB SUMMARY (Briefly describe the job’s primary purpose or contribution to the department or organization)

The molding floater will be responsible for performing all molding, die trim, material handler, and casepack duties as needed by supervision. Responsible for meeting production standards and maintaining product quality.


1. Casepack:

  • Program electronic scale to establish accurate weigh count per Casepack (according to stopper size).

  • Inspect, close, label, and assign Casepack to the proper pallet.

  • Maintain accurate lot history and quality assurance documentation.

  • Maintains accurate production and lot history documentation through computer based systems.

  • Maintains a neat and orderly production environment.

  • Continually monitors in-process quality, addressing issues as needed to prevent product holds.

  • Performs and documents all required Q.C. checks.

  • Generates hold tickets as needed.

  • Observes all safety and environmental procedures and Quality System Requirements (QSR).

  • Performs rework as required.

  • Communicate with upstream manufacturing and technical associates to address and prevent quality issues.

2. Die Trim:

  • Load molded stopper pads onto Die Trim cavity belt.

  • Trim stoppers and remove full totes.

  • Maintain standard production, quality and waste.

3 . Press:

  • Load raw material into press in a prescribed manner paying attention to weight and distribution of material for an even spread throughout the mold.

  • Monitor press operation to make certain lubrication, temperature, tonnage and cycle times meet operating specifications for each product. Report deficiencies to set-up.

  • Maintain a clean organized work area disposing of waste and trash to assigned areas.

  • Maintain accurate production and quality records.

  • Remove trim from pads.

  • Inspect stoppers and dink out defects.

  • Observe all safety standards, environmental procedures and QSR’s.

4. Material Handler

  • Supply machine operators with necessary materials to maintain production as directed by Supervisor.

  • Transport work in process materials from upstream to downstream processes and finished goods storage area using a forklift.

  • Complete transport of empty bins and recyclable materials to and from departmental locations as instructed. Empty trash into outside trash container. Maintain cleanliness of work area.

  • Operate hand truck or forklift as required to provide materials to production lines. Safe use of forklifts in a congested manufacturing area.

  • Complete ordering forms for requisitioning materials from warehouse locations and label room.

  • Store incoming materials in assigned departmental locations upon receipt.

  • Observe all safety standards, environmental procedures and QSR’s.


1. Performs miscellaneous duties as required by Supervisor/Lead.

C ore C ompetency R equirements


Action Oriented

Organizational Agility

Business Acumen

Process Effectiveness

Continuous & Versatile Learning

Promotes An Inclusive Work Environment

Customer Focus

Strategic Agility

Dealing With Ambiguity

Talent Management

Developing Others


Drive for Results

We Accept Personal Responsibility

Influencing Others

We Always Seek To Improve


We Do What is Right

Leadership Courage

We Treat Each Other With Respect

Managing & Measuring


1. Education


H.S. Diploma/G.E.D. (if hired after 6/1/00) Internal transfers exempted


Workkeys Skill Levels

Applied Math - 4

Applied Technology

Locating Information - 4

Observation - 4

Reading for Information

Team Work

3. Experience and Knowledge

Must be proficient with simple math.

Must have the dexterity to use a hammer and dinker (hole punch).

Must have the ability to use scissors.

Must be forklift qualifiable (electric pallet jack only).

Computer Literacy

Ability to Multi-task

4. Certifications


Certification (Certification (Sit down and walking lift)

5. Supervisory Responsibility

No Supervision of others

May be required to take a leading role, such as assigning activities to other associates who perform work that is similar or closely related to this position (less than 50% of the time)

Regularly required to take a leading role, such as assigning activities to other associates who perform work that is similar or closely related to this position (50% or more of the time)

Provides leadership, direction, and supervision for non-exempt associates, including writing performance reviews

Provides leadership, direction, and supervision for non-exempt and/or exempt associates, including writing performance reviews

6. Computer Skills Required for Position


MS PowerPoint

MS Outlook

MS Excel

MS Word

MS Access

Other: APRISO and basic keyboard and navigational skills

7. Computer Access Required for Position



Lotus Notes

Other: Apriso Flexnet

QSR/PPE R equirements:


Beard Cover



Hair Net

Hearing Protection


Safety Glasses

Safety Shoes (steel toe)

Sleeves (cut resistant)

Sleeves (heat resistant)

Smock (for product safety)


12 hour shifts, heat, smoke, minor eye irritants, loud noise levels, working in working in narrow/congested areas.

Physical Demands Analysis


Check physical demands that apply below:





Lifting up to 35lbs.

Carrying up to35lbs.

Pushing up to35lbs.

Pulling up to35lbs.

Work at various tasks in the department (12 hours).

Transporting of product and or waste.

Accomplishing necessary paperwork.

Lifting stopper pads or loading, die trim, casepacks.

Carrying stopper pads and full casepacks.

Swing-jig operation and pushing full casepacks.

Stopper pads, swing-jig operation, and pulling full casepacks.








During daily QSR cleaning assignments and tasks.

Various as needed for GMP and line clearance.

During daily QSR cleaning assignments and tasks.

During daily QSR cleaning assignments and tasks.



Manual Dexterity

Reaching to get process materials, moving bags.

Rubber components and process materials.

Dinking defects, scissor cutting, aligning pads on die trim belt and use of a dead blow hammer.



General communication.

General communication, instructions, alarms etc.

Vision Requirements

Depth Perception

Color Vision

20/40 Distance and 20/30 Vision Requirement.

Working around moving equipment/confined areas.

Color vision required.

Primary Work LocationUSA SC - Sumter

Additional Locations

Work ShiftUS BD 12 Hour Day Shift 5am-530 pm (United States of America)

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.