Finishing Technician, 2nd Shift (Wallingford, CT)

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for operation of post-machining finishing of medical implants in a high-volume manufacturing environment.

2nd Shift – Mon – Fri, 3:00pm – 11:00pm

 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain strong, internal working relationships across ConforMIS.
  • Understand the objectives, responsibilities, and mission of the operations department and works towards those goals
  • Prioritize and plan work activities; adapt for changing conditions
  • Perform hand de-burring, blasting, tumbling and finishing of metal medical implants after machining
  • Perform in-process inspection of CNC machined parts
  • Package, label and prepare product for shipment
  • Perform timely and accurate transactions of workflow in ERP system
  • Maintain inventories of raw materials and consumables required for manufacturing
  • Assist in execution of preventive maintenance activities for all equipment
  • Assist in the investigation and implementation of corrective actions on product and process failures
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures including safety regulations, personal protective equipment requirements, Standard Operating Procedures, Work Instructions and Good Manufacturing Procedures
  • Interface with vendors to seek solutions for equipment repairs and refurbishment
  • Responsible for upkeep of manufacturing areas and provide a clean and safe work environment
  • Review all manufacturing documentation, assembly, inspection, test, packaging procedures and provide feedback
  • Support engineering activities such as process validations and equipment qualifications
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Technical education preferred.
  • 1-3 years of experience in a medical device and/or regulated environment preferred
  • Demonstrated English reading and writing skills; verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with ISO Standards and Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Familiarity with Oracle (or equivalent) ERP systems and Microsoft Office Applications
  • Experience with inspection equipment (calipers, micrometers, comparator)
  • Experience with metal finishing and other post-machining processes
  • Experience in a lean manufacturing environment a plus

Skills, Abilities, and Competencies Required:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to work accurately in a fast-paced, hectic, ever-changing environment with strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to monitor own work to ensure quality, accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Strong organizational, analytical and time-management skills.
  • Able to self-motivate and work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Manual dexterity and coordination to load and unload parts during finishing operations
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and multitask. Comfortable with change
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
  • Detail oriented and well organized
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications
  • Familiar with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing

Working Conditions

  • Ability to lift, pull, and push up to 40lb
  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Capable of working in material blending and machining areas with necessary personal protective equipment (eye protection, dust mask, nitrile gloves)
  • Busy work environment with frequent interruptions
  • Ability to work overtime, extended hours and weekends as business demands
  • Must be aware of hazards within the company; adhere to quality and safety standards established by FDA and other regulatory agencies
  • Able to work in changing environments (reduced lighting, increased noise, temperature variances, unpleasant odors, dust etc.).
  • Flexibility to work in multiple manufacturing facilities

ConforMIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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