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Technician I, Extrusion in Salt Lake City, UT at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 4/19/2019

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Job Description

Our extrusion technicians take responsibility for running their extrusion line to produce quality products efficiently. This includes equipment set-up, tooling inspections, product inspections, and process monitoring. They apply their training and experience to troubleshooting production processes. They work hand-in-hand with engineers and other technicians to meet design requirements of new product developments.

Due to the sensitivity of our products, we maintain tight tolerances. This requires dedicated team members who are able to think critically and find solutions to the challenges that arise due to those tolerances. Our team members put quality first in their work, always keeping in mind our goal of helping make patient’s lives better.

Fully support the Quality Policy by building quality into all aspects of the incumbent's work and by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements (including but not limited to being current on all training requirements for the incumbent's position and documenting that training).

  • Sets-up all equipment modules required for manufacturing.
  • Gathers proper tooling and assembles to the appropriate machine for manufacturing.
  • Ensures proper resins are available, prepared and staged properly.
  • Performs start-up and operations on the extrusion equipment according to approved parameters.
  • Adjusts processing parameters as allowed within the approved range(s) in order to maintain approved specification of the product.
  • Inspects product according to current methods and standards using approved equipment.
  • Collects and packages product according to approved standards and delivers to the next station.
  • Completes and submits all required paperwork or electronic data entry
  • Purges, shuts down, cleans equipment according to approved methods and removes tooling in preparation for the next work order.
  • Identifies machine issues of low complexity, troubleshoots and escalates to appropriate individuals.
  • Identifies and provides recommendations for improvements. Uses computer applications such as MS Office and PLM.
  • Extrusion production area/laboratory (clean, quiet, and air-conditioned). 
  • Some lifting required.

Qualifications and Work Experience:

  • Demonstrated organizational and teamwork skills. 
  • Good manual dexterity and solid mechanical aptitude are required. 
  • May require initial guidance or supervision in many aspects of the job. 
  • Ability to act independently after receiving feedback and/or guidance.
  • Solid written, verbal and technical communication skills.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

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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