PC1 Gland Cell Operator - 2nd Shift

Position Description

Job Summary

This position will work out of Portage, WI on 2nd Shift -  Monday - Friday, 2:15PM - 10:45PM

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 Portage, Wisconsin manufacturing team manufactures silicone medical components and tubing used in life-saving medical devices such as IV drug delivery sets, diabetes management, Covid diagnostics and ventilators as well as components for procedures such as eye surgeries.

We offer competitive pay, full medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage starting the day of employment.  Other benefits include 401(k) with company match, and a pension plan, vacation and sick time. 


the PC1 Gland Cell Operator safely produces quality products per documented procedures. In addition, assist engineering and quality in day-to-day operations of gland molding machines including quality issues, plate cleaning, preventative mold maintenance, and press cleaning at work order changes. Position will be cross-trained with the “Part Quality Focus” and must be able to effectively communicate to operators and technical personnel. 


  • Safe and efficient operation of molding equipment by accurately following documented procedures while keeping the area clean and up to 5S standards
  • Effectively communicate problems to QC and other technical resources to ensure quality parts are made
  • Follow good documentation practices including filling out forms for product traceability
  • Accurate recording of documentation
  • Clean molds and presses
  • Remove and set-up gland tools in press

Required Qualifications


  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Qualifications and Physical Demands:

  • Strong team player
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to push, pull and lift 25 lbs. on a regular basis
  • Ability to stand, walk, bend, push and pull objects (weighing up to 40 lbs.) for 8-12 hours during your shift

Additional Description

In addition, PC1 Operators are eligible to receive a $1.00 press differential added to base hourly rate.


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. Combining our extensive material science knowledge with our extrusion and molding capabilities, our engineers work with our customers to develop innovative solutions for the most demanding healthcare products around the world. 

Company Summary

We offer competitive pay, full medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage starting the day of employment.  Other benefits include 401(k) with company match, and a pension plan, vacation and sick time. 

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 vision 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.

Legal Statement

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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PC1 Gland Cell Operator - 2nd Shift

Location: Portage, Wisconsin

Posting Date: 01/23/2023

Job Code: USA04760

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