Manufacturing Assembler III in San Diego, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 2/12/2018

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Job Description

Our client, a leader in the biotech field, is seeking a Manufacturing Assembler III. 


  • Requires manufacturing experience and vocational instruction in mechanical assembly, reading, writing, math skills, and must have good communication and listening skills.
  • Perform repetitive line assembly operations to produce products.
  • The successful candidate will place parts in manufacturing equipment.
  • Will assembly products together by hand or using hand tools or portable power tools.
  • Maybe assigned to different work areas.
  • Setup, operate, and maintain equipment and tools in accordance with written and verbal instructions.
  • Report deficiencies or repair needs to the area Lead. 
  • Must maintain or exceed acceptable productivity levels while maintaining a consistent and acceptable level of quality.
  • May be required to complete paperwork and maintain accurate documentation.
  • May perform routine testing, will verify products meet or exceed stated requirements related to workmanship.
  • Will review and follow engineering change orders, R&D forms, and discrepant material notices.
  • Works on assignments that are moderately complex in nature where judgment is required in resolving problems and making routine recommendations.
  • Will receive training on routine work and on new assignments/tasks.


  • They will have the abilities to assembly products or similar processing of assemblies and subassemblies in a manufacturing environment.
  • Candidates must be PC literate and have knowledge on MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Outlook.
  • The ability to work from product samples or printed instructions is required.
  • Will have knowledge of Electrostatic discharge (ESD).
  • The ability to read and follow written instructions is required.
  • Candidates must have knowledge of cGMP, ISO, and quality standards for manufacturing environment.
  • The candidate must also be able to work under pressure, meet deadlines and possess a can-do attitude.
  • The Employee must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and must be able to perform various assembly operations requiring manual dexterity and repetitive motions. 
  • Candidate must be very flexible and able to change work shifts, work hours, workdays, and work weekends when required.
  • Vocational or technical training is preferred.

Must be able to

  • Work in a clean room environment wearing, safety glasses, bonnet, smock, and gloves.
  • Stand for 95% of the work hours running equipment.
  • Can lift up to 25 lbs during the work hours when needed.


  • The successful candidate will have a high school degree or GED and more than three years' experience in a manufacturing environment. 
  • Candidates must speak & write English fluently.


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