Mixing Operator- 2nd Shift in Cary, IL at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/2/2020

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Job Description

The mixing room operator is responsible for operating production mixing equipment to process materials into bulk drug and cosmetic product solutions. Must be able to follow work instruction sheets and or Product History Records and adhere to cGMP practices. Must have an eye for detail and be capable of accurately documenting production mixing methods in compliance with regulatory/legal requirements.

  • Responsible for proper setup and clean status of Mixing production lines
  • Verify proper license plates and status labeling; set up and close open lots; verification that raw materials have been released for production prior to use.
  • Practice stock rotation per FIFO SOP
  • Reconcile product at the end of a production run
  • Operate HMI’s to perform basic trouble shooting and operating mix systems
  • Disassembly and reassembly of lines
  • Manual parts washing
  • Operate CIP’s and COP- Clean Out of Place on all disassembled parts in cop washer
  • Setups and changeovers on all lines
  • Work in a safe manner, and insure that production equipment is cleaned and sanitized in a safe working condition.
  • Assist technicians with minor/major repairs of equipment
  • Conduct self in a courteous and professional manner and follow the standard set by the Sage Culture.
  • Works with minimum supervision
  • Ensure compliance to the current GMPs throughout the manufacturing process
  • Work with department coordinators, lead persons, engineers, and departments to improve shift effectiveness, increase productivity, reduce costs and maintain regulatory compliance.
  • Accurately enter data into computer and Flexnet
  • Assist in mechanical, and pneumatic failures of ancillary machines and repair in a timely manner
  • Assist engineering with cleaning validations/ protocols
  • Perform material handling functions including use of hand jacks, lifting devices, cutting tools and related material handling equipment
  • Proficiency at clean room practices


  • Teamwork – cooperate with all employees.
  • Takes initiative and is self-motivated.
  • Decision making – willing to use judgment within limits.
  • Have excellent communication and organization skills.
  • Be able to work from written or verbal instructions and standard operating procedures.
  • Mechanically inclined.
  • Working knowledge of algebra, geometry, and shop math.
  • Basic machine shop skills to include use of hand and power tools
  • Must be able to read and operate assorted scales, gauges and other measuring devices and accurately weigh product for each mixing assignment
  • Must have a High School diploma or equivalent

Physical requirements:

Standing, Walking, Stairs, Sitting, Lifting, Carrying, Crouching, Reaching, Handling, Talking, Hearing, Visual Activity, Near Acuity, Color Vision, and able to lift up to 50 lbs.


  • Suggest and make modifications to equipment to increase productivity and reduce overall costs
  • Possess personal computer skills.(Excel, word)
  • Preventive maintenance work on ancillary equipment
  • Electrical/ mechanical experience

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: 0%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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