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Sr. Manufacturing Tech

Company: Arthrex, Inc.
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 52741 Title: Sr. Manufacturing Tech - ACT Division: Arthrex California Inc (US03) Location: Santa Barbara, CA

Arthrex, Inc. is a global medical device company and a leader in new product development and medical education in orthopedics. Arthrex is actively searching for a Sr. Manufacturing Technician to Support the development, implementation and improvements of manufacturing processes and tooling to produce cost effective quality products and / or perform specific manufacturing assembly functions. Join our talented team at a global medical device company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better---.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Production & Production Support:

* Operate and maintain laser welding, laser marking & leak detection machines.
* Analyze welding results in relation to specifications and adjust equipment to meet specifications.
* Understand correct revision levels of components to upper level and coordinate with planning regarding inventory and WIP requirements, including effectivity dates for Engineering Changes.
* Use CAD and Programming skills to make process changes as requirements change
* Communicate with and support Production, QA, Mfg. Engr, Design Engr and Inventory Control regarding delivery dates, changes on drawings and parts and prototype requests.
* Follow thru newly set-up projects to assure smooth production.
* Assist with the design of fixtures, and perform Gage R&R studies, driving efficiency improvements.
* Handle multiple project tasks at pre-determined lead-times and prioritize and respond to special assigned projects and perform required manufacturing routing steps.
* Assist in Yield enhancement projects to eliminate production problems.
* Submit purchase requisitions for equipment and parts.
* Support Mfg. Engr troubleshooting production issues and determining root cause.

MOC & Preventative Maintenance:

* Support manufacturing by creating necessary documents such as purchase requests and MOC (Management of Change) for procurement of new machines/ equipment.
* Perform timely preventative maintenance on manufacturing equipment and document the PM's.

Process Development

* Develop specific production processes. Create manufacturing documentation and submit for release in Documentum.
* Perform product & process validations by recording data using GDP.
* Setup and conduct tests of complete units and components under operational conditions to investigate design proposals for improving equipment performance or other factors, or to obtain data for development, standardization, and quality control.

Education and Experience:

* High School diploma or equivalent required
* A two-year associate degree in manufacturing technology or equivalent manufacturing work experience as a skilled operator / tech with progressively increasing responsibilities in a high-tech environment required
* 5 years' experience as a manufacturing technician or equivalent required

Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:

Must have experience in computer skills: Word, Excel, CAD, and some CNC programming knowledge.

Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

Thorough working knowledge of welding & helium leak detection processes, equipment maintenance / troubleshooting skills and knowledge of CNC programming methodologies.

About Arthrex

Arthrex Inc., a privately held company headquartered in Naples, Florida, is a global leader in orthopedic surgical device design, research, manufacturing, and medical education committed to one mission: Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better---. Arthrex has pioneered the field of arthroscopy and sports medicine and innovates more than 1,000 new products and procedures every year to advance minimally invasive orthopedics worldwide.

Our core value is Making People Better. As a leading health care technology innovator, we are committed to making people's lives better. The contributions we make to science and medicine have the potential to get a star athlete back in the game or improve the quality of someone's life. It's truly meaningful work.

Making People Better also signifies our corporate social responsibility and commitment to employees and communities. We make employees' lives better through job security, educational and professional growth opportunities, unique benefits and amenities, and modern facilities that promote a vibrant and dynamic atmosphere of collaboration, mutual respect, and camaraderie. We also make important economic and philanthropic contributions to the communities we serve.

As a certified Great Place to Work - and one of the country's Best Workplaces for Manufacturing and Production, Arthrex is proud of its award-winning, family business culture. With more than 6,000 employees around the world, we are growing and looking for candidates who champion our Arthrex Proud values of Innovation, Integrity, Dedication, Teamwork and Competitive Spirit.

We invite you to explore our numerous exceptional benefits at or visit us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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