Process Technician - 1st shift in Salt Lake City, UT at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/20/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Education/Special Training Required

2 year Degree/Certificate in Engineering, Science or Business (Preferred) or 2 years equivalent technical/operations experience.

Qualifications/Work Experience Required

  • 2 years technician experience in a manufacturing environment. (Preferred)
  • Experience in the medical device industry is an advantage.
  • Business understanding of operations and there impacts essential.
  • High level of PC Skills required.
  • Flexibility essential.
  • Strong communication skills with both Internal and external agents.
  • Self-starter with demonstrated efficient work methods, analytical & problem solving skills and ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.
  • Green or Black Belt 6 Sigma qualification is an advantage.
  • Good problem solver and is analytical
  • Excellent customer service and communicates very well with good interpersonal skills.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for supporting manufacturing loss initiatives on the  shop floor. 

Supports engineering activities including troubleshooting and resolving problems originating in changing of products, processes, materials and equipment settings to mimimize manufacturing loss and downtime.  Also supports manufacturing engineering efforts in product and process improvements to achieve business KPI goals. 

This position requires knowledge that is acquired through experience, specialized education, or training. The job should possess a good knowledge and comprehensive understanding of the range of processes, procedures and systems to be used in carrying out assigned tasks and a basic understanding of the underlying concepts & principles upon which the job is based. The knowledge can be acquired through a combination of job-related training and considerable on-the-job experience.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develops and recommends procedures and methods and prepares technical reports and documentation.
  • Performs technical evaluations of events to determine root cause and recommends corrective action.
  • Actively interface with cross-functional team members always practicing good team work in support of day to day operating requirements.
  • Monitoring and management of manufacturing loss on assigned lines.
  • Liaising with Team Leaders with regard to productivity and efficiency performance issues on assigned lines.
  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems to identify hazards, defects and the need for adjustment or repair and escalation as required.
  • Communicating regularly with Operators regarding issues, concerns and watch-outs on the lines.
  • Responsibility for product line performance, primarily maximizing productivity of the equipment and minimizing yield loss from the process.
  • Identifying and assisting the engineering with the implementation of technical improvements and process improvements.
  • Adherence to Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) requirements on sites, plus communication of any concerns regarding environmental impact, health or safety issues.
  • Building of Quality into all aspects of one’s work by maintaining compliance with all site and corporate Quality Management System requirements
  • Support to the business as required by management or as mandated by shutdowns and/or equipment/process failures.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: 0%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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