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Avantor, Inc. Team Lead- Clean Room Assembly 3rd Shift in Devens, Massachusetts

Job SummaryUnder direction of the area supervisor, the Team Lead - Cleanroom Assembly will provide guidance and support to their team to build a wide-range of Single-Use assemblies that meet or exceed customer requirements. Uses, maintains, and sets up a variety of manufacturing and measuring equipment such as tube cutters, tape measures, hand tools, and heat sealers. Reviews engineering drawings, products work instructions, standard operating processes to reflect the efficient building of product and maintain associated data throughout the process. Communicates issues with meeting known assembly times. Ensures completion of products according to the priority of the weekly build schedule to meet on-time delivery goals and customer satisfaction. Maintains a high standard of quality to meet goals for internal first pass yield and external customer returns. The Team – Lead will be proactive and communicate any issues to leadership that would prevent the team from achieving their goals. Maintains the cleanroom environment by training and enforcing all standard operating processes and compliance. Assesses technician training needs, tooling needs, and potential process changes. Ensures the use of the appropriate personal protective equipment and reports near misses and first aid events.


  • Act as a contact point between Management and Technicians.

  • Wear and enforce compliance of appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE’s) and report all near miss and first aid events.

  • Coordinate the production effort with the cleanroom technicians.

  • Trains cleanroom technicians on new production protocols.

  • Function as the subject matter expert on assembly related issues or questions.

  • Ability to understand product offerings and advise on recommended assembly process.

  • Works safely within the parameters of and complies with company policies; helps ensure Technicians are following all work procedures.

  • Responsible for building various Single-Use assemblies per work instructions and prints, cleaning and packaging.

  • Responsible for proper cleanroom preparation activities.

  • Operate and maintain production equipment as per SOPs.

  • Participate in continuous improvement processes.

  • Comply with ISO and cGMP regulations.

  • Identify process deviation and take immediate action to mitigate event.

  • Daily organization (6S) and cleanliness of work area to comply with regulatory requirements.

  • Participate in inventory cycle count programs and accurate record results.

  • Participate and work within ISO 9001-2015 quality standards guidelines in all manufacturing areas in accordance with company quality goals.

  • Maintain company product quality standards in accordance with company quality goals.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education/Training, Experience and Certifications)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires 4 years of experience in a production cleanroom environment and/or demonstrated proficiency in cleanroom assembly as evidence through annual reviews

  • Possesses and demonstrates awareness of emotional intelligence of self and others to be capable directing others

  • Experience interpreting engineering drawings

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in Engineering or Science

  • Experience using concepts of Lean manufacturing

  • Leadership experience

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Those necessary to perform the job competently)

  • Strong communication and leadership skills

  • Comfortable reading and interpreting product schematics

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Ability to lead a team and act as a resource for more junior staff

  • Perform duties with the highest regard for safety and quality

  • Ability to be trained on and adhere to all cleanroom protocols

  • Ability to understand and follow site protocols, policies and procedures

  • Must be flexible, forward- thinking, motivated, and can work independently as needed

  • Must be able to lift 50lbs minimum

  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office with proficiency in Word and Excel

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines

  • Problem-solving skills


The work environment characteristics and physical effort described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Typically works in a production/clean room environment with adequate lighting and ventilation and a normal range of temperature and noise level.

The associate is required to stand and walk for the majority of the working day. The physical requirements of the job are for associates to talk, hear, bend/stoop, squat, crawl, climb height, reach above shoulder height, crouch, kneel, balance, and push/pull. Furthermore, the job requires associates to lift/carry/push or pull up to 50 pounds with or without assistance. Associates use both hands for repetitive actions such as grasping and manipulating as well as both feet for repetitive movement operating foots controls. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job.

DISCLAIMER:The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

EEO Statement

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/province, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW Poster, EEO is the Law Poster Supplement, and Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision using the links below.

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3rd party non-solicitation policy

By submitting candidates without having been formally assigned on and contracted for a specific job requisition by Avantor, or by failing to comply with the Avantor recruitment process, you forfeit any fee on the submitted candidates, regardless of your usual terms and conditions. Avantor works with a preferred supplier list and will take the initiative to engage with recruitment agencies based on its needs and will not be accepting any form of solicitation

Avantor® is a leading global provider of integrated, tailored solutions for the life sciences and advanced technology industries. Strengthened by the recent acquisition of VWR, the Company is a trusted partner to customers and suppliers from discovery to delivery. With operations in more than 30 countries and a diverse portfolio that includes more than four million products, Avantor enables customer success through innovation, cGMP manufacturing and comprehensive service offerings. Collectively, we set science in motion to create a better world.

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