Gland Cell Operator FF2 - 5th Shift

Position Description

Job Summary

The 5th Shift Schedule runs for 12 hours on Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 am - 10:30 pm with a paid lunch period, plus two 8 hour shifts during the week.

In this role, you safely and efficiently operate gland equipment including; presses, Hahn arms visions, ovens, and pressure testing equipment. You'll work closely with QC inspectors while running jobs by communicating changes or issues regarding part and process quality. You;ll also work closely with Gland Utility and Production Leads to ensure consistent and efficient operation of equipment to meet daily safety, quality, and production goals. Gland cell operators will be required to run press and ensure vision cell is producing to expected rates.


  • Safe operation of molding equipment and vision cells by accurately following documented procedures while keeping area clean and up to 5S standards
  • Effectively communicate problems to QC, and other technical resources, to make jobs run better
  • Accurate recording of documentation

Required Qualifications


  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Qualifications and Physical Demands:

  • Able to push, pull, lift 40 lbs. on a regular basis
  • Ability to stand/walk for 8 to 12 hours during your shift
  • Able to constantly work primarily with fingers
  • Strong Team Player
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Additional Description

The 5th Shift Schedule runs for 12 hours on Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 am - 10:30 pm with a paid lunch period, plus two 8 hour shifts during the week.

At Saint-Gobain, Safety is our #1 Priority!  Saint-Gobain’s Life Sciences Medical Components manufacturing facility in Portage, Wisconsin is a custom silicone medical component manufacturer and leading supplier of co-developed polymer solutions to the medical device industry.

Company Summary

If you want to reshape the world and discover your greatest potential, Saint-Gobain provides one-of-a-kind opportunities for innovative problem solvers.


We’re one of only two companies in the world that is consistently recognized as both a Top Global Employer and a Top 100 Global Innovator, but Saint-Gobain’s remarkable story and culture of innovation begins with a team of nearly 200,000 creative, diverse, and passionate team members collaborating across the globe. We are committed to our mission to improve lives because, every day, we witness the enormous impact of our efforts on the world around us.


Saint-Gobain’s innovations touch almost every major industry around the world. Within its Life Sciences division, teams are solving critical problems for customers who are getting life-saving medical devices to the frontlines of healthcare, discovering essential medications, and nourishing and connecting the world through consumer, industrial and electronics applications. As one of the world’s leading producers of high-performance polymer products, we improve lives by making simple experiences better and being there in life’s critical moments.


Our team members recognize that we all create the environment for people to succeed, with a culture built on respect, open and honest communication, and honoring our commitments to our customers and each other. And at the heart of our culture, we’ve learned working together makes good ideas, great ones.


With a legacy dating back more than 350 years, Saint-Gobain offers employees the stability and security of a leading Global 500 corporation while operating like multiple small and agile start-ups, where entrepreneurial spirit, pioneering teamwork, and bold, forward-thinking ideas pave new paths.


Every team member is encouraged to develop and leverage their unique expertise and strengths to make the greatest impact on the company and our end users. At Saint-Gobain, you’re empowered and equipped with countless opportunities and resources for professional development. You will find the support you need to create a vison and roadmap for your career, and make that vision a reality.


Invent yourself at Saint-Gobain Life Sciences, and together, we’ll create a better life.

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

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Gland Cell Operator FF2 - 5th Shift

Location: Portage

Posting Date: 07/21/2021

Job Code: 587058

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