Manufacturing Technician III in Saint Paul, MN at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 10/2/2018

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Job Description

Apex Life Sciences needs a Manufacturing Technician in Arden Hills, MN ASAP! This is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door with an awesome medical device manufacturing company. For immediate consideration, please email updated resumes to

Job Summary: 
Seeking a skilled Technician to support Second Shift Manufacturing Operations for either the High Voltage Capacitor or Battery Manufacturing lines. This individual would be responsible for performing functions associated with all manufacturing operations, including working with engineers in set-up and calibration tasks, as well as performing rework and quality testing related to the production of parts, components, subassemblies, and final assemblies. Determines and may assist in developing methods and procedures to control or modify the manufacturing process. Works with engineers in conducting experiments. A successful candidate will have a proven track record of taking direction and delivering results with little supervision. The ideal candidate will have a strong desire to learn new skills and must enjoy working closely with manufacturing engineers to complete tasks such as new equipment evaluation forms, equipment procedures, CAFs, validation support, etc.

Key Responsibilities
• Observes and complies with all safety rules and regulations. This includes QSR and ISO Standards.
• Participates in the Material Review Board (MRB) decision process.
• Identifies and implements corrective actions for manufacturing related issues.
• Performs equipment setup and corrective, preventive and calibration maintenance as necessary.
• Installs and validates equipment and processes in the production area to improve yield and/or reduce cycle time following the established validation procedure.
• Evaluate operating data to conduct on-line adjustments to products, instruments, or equipment. May develop or revise documents and procedures.
• Certifies manufacturing associates in the production processes.
• Evaluates and orders necessary equipment, tools and fixtures.
• Electrical system and component troubleshooting for fixtures and test systems.

Quality Systems Duties and Responsibilities:
Build Quality into all aspects of their work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements.

• AA Degree or equivalent work experience in related discipline and 1 year of related experience
• Proven record of working closely and successfully with manufacturing and process development engineers. Ideal if experience is in Med Device, working with in the regulations. 
• Strong mechanical aptitude
• Robotics experience
• Basic understanding of medical device documentation requirements
• Great attitude and strong desire to learn new skills
• Comfortable reading electrical schematics and probing with Multi-meters.

Not required, but preferred:
• Laser: welding, marking and cutting
• PLC Experience
• Adept Robots/Adept Vision 
• Cognex Vision
• Basic NI Labview 
• DAQ Systems

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.