Assembler III in Redwood City, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Apex Life Sciences is seeking an Assembler III with medical device assembly experience to work with a prominent pharmaceutical company in Redwood City, CA. For immediate consideration please email updated resumes to 

Description: Manager's Top Needs:

1. Proven Assembly Skills

2. Reliable

3. Attention to Detail E

Education Required: High School Year Exp: 3-5 Years of Med Device assembly.


  • Performs a variety of tasks ranging from repetitive to non-repetitive production assembly operations on electronic and/or mechanical assemblies and sub-assemblies such as modules, boards, panels, drawers, frames, and cables.
  • Works from visual aids, method layouts, diagrams, schematics, process flow sheets and written or verbal assembly instructions.
  • Sets initial layouts, and uses hand and/or power tools, jigs, and saws. Makes continuity checks on work in process and completed.
  • May conduct quality inspections on processing line in accordance with quality specifications.
  • May disassemble, modify, rework, reassemble, and test experimental or prototype assemblies and sub-assemblies according to specifications and under simulated conditions.

Required Knowledge and Experience:

  • Requires broad knowledge of operational systems and practices typically gained through prior work experience and/or education.
  • Requires minimum of 4 years of experience and may require vocational or technical education or certification in addition to prior work experience.
  • May require vocational training and/or certification.


  • Provides support in manufacturing operations and/or distribution centers including assembly, machinery, processing, packaging, and/or distribution of company products.
  • May set up and operate automatic or semiautomatic machines and related equipment in a continuous production/processing operation.
  • Reports any malfunctions or abnormalities in machines, with higher levels recommending and/or making adjustments to methods and processes.
  • May be involved in shipping, receiving, inventory control, or storage of products in distribution centers.


  • Autonomy: Seasoned individual contributor who provides assistance and training to lower level employees. Works under limited supervision, with no instruction needed on routine work and general instructions given on new activities. Thoroughly knows operating equipment and established operational procedures. Performs a wide variety of non-routine clerical tasks and may support special projects or assignments in distribution center.
  • Organizational Impact: Performs activities requiring considerable judgment and may have ownership of minor projects in manufacturing/production operations or distribution center. Work may include non-routine activities related to new lines of work or special assignments.
  • Innovation and Complexity: Problems faced are general, and may require some analysis to understand and resolve. Expected to independently propose solutions to problems for supervisor review . May be responsible for recommending making minor changes in systems and processes to solve problems or improve effectiveness of own job area .
  • Communication and Influence: Communicates typically with internal and external contacts, as needed. Obtains and provides information on matters of moderate importance to the job area.
  •  Leadership and Talent Management: Responsible for providing guidance, coaching and training to other employees within job area.