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Assembler III
Ref No.: 18-40890
Location: Waltham, Massachusetts
Position Type:Contract
Shift:First, Second
Job Category:General Labor/Warehouse
Benefits:Medical Insurance
Assembler III - Contract role, 5 month duration. 

Rate of pay: $20.24/hour. 

Responsibilities: 
  • Experienced in assembling medical devices on two or more product lines at or above the quantity standard rate projected by the supervisor or lead.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of our Quality System Policies by referencing and explaining written line procedures.
  • Complete and maintain accurate written records of manufacturing operations on production documentation following appropriate training i.e. Device History Records, Data Sheets and Lot Control.
  • Understand and carry out instructions by their assigned Supervisor or Lead regarding priorities, work schedules, special assignments, job standards and related information required to build medical devices.
  • Adaptable to changes in procedures and is able to learn new procedures due to product line and technology modifications.
  • May be asked to cross train on a variety of product line operations.
  • May assist Assembler III or Lead in training procedures.
  • General understanding of LEAN Manufacturing Principals to assist in improving established metrics.
  • Proactively informs the lead or supervisor of material shortages.
  • Maintains a safe work environment by following and practicing good housekeeping and safety guidelinespolicies (e.g. ergonomics, job rotation, stretching exercises, tool handling and preventive maintenance).
  • Maintain acceptable standards for attendance and work overtime and varying shifts as needed.
  • Uses time effectively and constructively, does not engage in idle conversation that disrupts others and or the assigned operation, stays in the work area and does not abuse break times.
  • Volunteers in Shared Leadership activities. i.e. Kanban Management, Calibration, and Metrics Board Maintenance.
  • All Other Essential Duties as directed.
Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 2 to 3 years of previous medical device assembly experience.
  • Must be able to communicate by way of telephone, e mail, or in person to supervisors, leads and team members.
  • Must be able to understand verbal and written work instructions.
  • Basic mathematical skills as required to perform job duties (add, subtract, multiply, divide).
  • Must be able to work in a clean room environment and follow the clean room environment practices and procedures.
  • Must be able to perform repetitive work according to set procedures, sequence and pace.
  • Knowledge of GDP, GMP, and Lean Manufacturing preferred.
  • Maintains confidentiality of documents and processes.
  • Must have fine motor skills and high degree of dexterity and eye coordination to work with and assemble small parts and subassemblies using both hands.
  • Must be able to operate manufacturing and measurement equipment when applicable following appropriate training; not limited to: microscopes, test equipment, EFDs, ultrasonic welders, soldering irons, dial callipers, pressure gages, and rulers.
  • Basic MS Windows skills and site specific PC programs as required to perform job duties following training.