Heart Manufacturing Technician

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Department Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Support the daily production and long-term goals of the manufacturing department

Perform all necessary related tasks with minimal supervision

Meet and exceed production and Quality expectations set forth in manufacturing

Follow all procedures in manufacturing, and provide input for process improvements

  • Position Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Perform all Total Artificial Heart (TAH) assembly operations, assemble all components and sub-assemblies in compliance with applicable written procedures

Perform required manufacturing tests in compliance with Quality requirements to insure optimal performance of finished product

Coordinate TAH assembly activities to meet required Quality criteria and customer and production schedules

  • Role Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Maintain necessary inventories of required component parts for TAH assembly to ensure optimal production efficiency and customer delivery

Responsibility and Authority Affecting Quality

Initiate action to prevent the occurrence of nonconformities relating to the product, process and Quality System.

Identify and record potential problems relating to the product, process and Quality System.

Initiate, recommend or provide solutions through designated channels.

Record and/or report all instances of customer feedback on product.

Position Requirements

  • Skills and abilities (required for the job)

Operate all necessary equipment and tools required in assembly operations

Read and interpret drawings and specifications used in all aspects of assembly procedures

Excellent communication skills

Strong organizational skills

Detail oriented

Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

A team player

Diversity – Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.

Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Education, experience and training (required for the job)

High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or one to three months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

One year of  experience in a Clean Environment Suite (CES) for medical device manufacturing or other regulated industry experience

Basic Microsoft Office computer skills

Ability and willingness to identify requirements of internal and external customers and satisfy them in accordance with regulations and company Quality policies

Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, subordinates

The position requires the ability to communicate in person, telephonically and via email

Working environment

Work Station Area:  Office, CES

Special Factors in the Work Area: 

Occasionally required to stand

Frequently required to walk

Continually required to sit

Continually required to utilize hand and finger dexterity             

Occasionally required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel or crawl

Continually required to talk or hear

Continually exposed to wet and/or humid conditions  (non-weather)

Occasionally work near moving mechanical parts

Continually work around fumes, airborne particles, or toxic chemicals

Occasionally exposed to extreme heat or cold (non-weather)

While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

Occasionally lift and /or move more than 40 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, continually lift and/or move up to 5 pounds

Specific vision abilities required by this job include: Close vision; Color vision; Peripheral vision; Depth perception and ability to adjust focus

Additional remarks regarding work environment:

  • No contact lenses or facial cosmetics at any time
    • No food or drink inside CES at any time
    • Adherence to strict requirements regarding special and protective clothing
    • Non-smoker as required by regulatory oversight bodies
Apply Today

Interested in applying for this position? Please send your cover letter and resume to humanresources@syncardia.com