COMPONENT PROCESSING TECHNICIAN
Austin, TX 78752
Monday - Friday, 7AM - 3: 30PM
Synopsis of Position:
An individual in this position performs repetitive work station assembly operations to mass produce heart valve components or to assemble those components. Visually and dimensionally inspects components for conformance to written specification with the aid of a microscope. Follows standard work methods and practices safe work habits to ensure production is as efficient and safe as possible. Employee must possess a strong understanding of FDA & ISO manufacturing practices, adapt easily to changes to product style, tools, and work environment. An employee in this position should understand the production process thoroughly. In some cases, there is a possibility for cross training in other areas, but the primary responsibilities are in Final Assembly.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
On a daily basis, perform the following component processing tasks as required:
Visually inspect components with the aid of a microscope fitted with reticle. Understand cosmetic and functional discrepancies
Perform in-process measurement using torque watches, 6 rulers or scale, or similar equipment.
Pull/pick components for assembly. Assemble components
Fabrication of sewing cuffs. Requires ability to sew with needle, perform repetitive task while maintaining quality standards. Requires good or corrected eyesight, good eye/hand coordination and sewing skill
Operate cauterizers, presses, tray sealing and heat sealing equipment per written procedures. This requires monitoring and documenting results
Control traceability of components and proper sign-off of traveler and/or computer, continually ensuring that documentation is acceptable
Keep work area and equipment in clean, orderly condition
Complete tasks as directed by manufacturing schedules with minimal supervision
Observe safety practices concerning self and others
Identify and recommend changes to solve problems that appear in the daily processes
Understand and follow company and departmental policies and practices
Keep supervisor advised of work status, workload, problems and progress as related to work assignments
Qualifications/Skills/ Experience/ Education:
Understand FDA & ISO manufacturing practices. Adapt easily to changes to product style, tools and work environment
Perform visual inspection using a microscope for extended periods of time
Maintain quality orientation and attention to detail
Good manual dexterity for handling small parts
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret written instructions
Basic computer skills including at minimum, be adept in use of MS Office, internet, and electronic mail
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
Required to read, write and speak English with good command of the language, follow verbal and written instructions and use simple math
High school diploma or equivalent
Experience in inspection or assembly or similar intricate hand work preferred
Two years in a manufacturing environment preferred
Physical Environment/ Working Conditions:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Good or corrected eyesight and good eye/hand coordination
Sitting or standing for extended periods of time
Lifting and bending forward with a load of 25 lbs. To 50 lbs
Exposure to environment such as cooler temperatures, noise, dust, odors, etc.
Please email resume to andrea.Garza@lkjordan.Com for immediate consideration.
L.K. Jordan & Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.