Machine Operator I - Bozeman

$20.00 hourly
  • Mesa Laboratories
  • Bozeman, MT, USA
  • May 13, 2024
Part time Biotech Equipment Operation Manufacturing

Job Description


Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference? At Mesa Labs we’re passionate about protecting the vulnerable by enabling scientific breakthroughs, ensuring product integrity, increasing patient and worker safety, and improving quality of life around the world.

The Machine Operator I that supports our SDC business has responsibility for critical machine operations in Spore Strip Packaging. A Machine Operator I can operate at least one critical machine for spore strip packaging and labeling. 

Key Job Responsibilities:


  • Model personal Lean Philosophy 5S behaviors in creating a continuously improving, clean, well-organized and self-maintaining work environment. Work closely with team members and others to motivate and improve 5S knowledge and implementation.
  • Follow a continuous improvement approach for team accountability for achieving high performance SQDCM (Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, & Morale) targets through a visual work environment.
  • Comply with company ethics, code of conduct, policies, and best practices, with a commitment to safety in the workplace, valuing of diversity, and promotion of a harassment-free environment.


  • Ability to respond to production concerns and timelines.
  • Ability to perform manual inspection and packaging activities.
  • Ability to follow SOPs and provide continuous feedback.
  • Ability to follow Good Documentation Practices (GDP).
  • Comply with all safety and regulatory standards.
  • Application of the Mesa Labs Quality Policy and active monitoring of product quality during manufacturing.


  • Ability to operate one spore strip packaging machine.
  • Ability to support all inspection and packaging activities.
  • Assist with troubleshooting machine performance issues.
  • Work closely with Manager – Manufacturing to suggest and implement machinery improvements.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.


  • High School diploma or GED, required.
  • One or more years’ of machine operation experience, required.
  • One or more years’ experience in a manufacturing environment, preferred.
  • Experience in a Federal Drug Administration (FDA) regulated industry, preferred.
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience.


Salary for this position is $20/hr.

Mesa Labs is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Mesa Labs prohibits unlawful discrimination and harassment against applicants or employees based on age, race, sex, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable state or local law.