Assembler in San Jose, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Include the following.   Other duties may be assigned.

  • Reads work orders, follows production drawings and sample assemblies, or receives verbal instructions regarding duties to be performed.
  • Works semi-independently to perform operations under minimal supervision.
  • Ability to perform and demonstrate all Manufacturing procedures after training.
  • Compliance to all applicable Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and adherence to CER gowning and personnel hygiene requirements.

  • Ability to train and lead operators on manufacturing procedures and all applicable SOPs including CER gowning and personnel hygiene requirements.
  • Accurately completes all essential documents (i.e., Lab Notebooks, Device Master Records (DMR’s), Lot History Records (LHR’s), Inspection records and validation documentation.
  • Positions and aligns parts in specified relationship to each other in jig, fixture, or other holding device.
  • Crimps, stakes, screws, bolts, rivets, welds, solders, cements, press fits, or perform similar operations to join or secure parts in place.
  • Performs intermediate assembly tasks, such as pad printing, adhesive bonding, hot air bonding, balloon bonding, etching wires, swaging shafts, fusing skiving shafts, folding, marking, braiding, coiling, and perform leak testing.
  • Adjusts and trims materials from components to achieve specified medical or dimensional characteristics.
  • Performs online go-not-go testing and inspection to ensure parts and assemblies meet production specifications and standards.
  • Packages finished assemblies or subassemblies in clear plastic bags.
  • Ability to inspect work-in-process to documented quality standards.
  • Working understanding of Just-In-Time assembly procedures such as lot control, line clearance forms, and material requisitions.
  • Monitor (each morning and throughout the day) the sign-off of routing paperwork and verify the in-process testing (ex. Pull Tests) is done on time and accurately.

COMPETENCIES:  To perform this job successfully, and individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Interpersonal Skills – Maintains confidentiality.
  • Oral and Written Communication – Listens and gets clarification. Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Contributes to building a positive team spirit. 
  • Motivation and Planning/Organizing - Measures self against standard of excellence.  Uses time efficiently.
  • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Quantity – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in a timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
  • Safety and Security – Observes all safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work on time; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Initiative – Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Innovation – Generates suggestions for improving work.

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