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Associate Repair Technician, 1st Shift (6am-2:30pm -H) in Kalamazoo, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 12/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Basic Function: Under little to no supervision, builds, repairs, and/or tests a wide range of electrical/electronic, and/or precision mechanical equipment in a bench work station environment.    


  • Will repair, and test a variety of new and older products using standard and/or non-standard tools, equipment and procedures.
  • Will work from engineering schematics and/or follow documented assembly procedures. •  May work from verbal instructions.
  • Will work on precision repairs involving a considerable number of details and independent judgement.
  • Will be required to comply with documentation procedures.
  • Will be able to clean product thoroughly.
  • Will learn and follow proper IPC soldering technique
  • Will follow all Guidance documents and Task Instructions.
  • Follow proper Electro Static Discharge and Loctite application procedures.  

Mental Requirements:

  • Must be able to follow and explain detailed instructions and inspection procedures.
  • Must be able to complete detailed documentation accurately.
  • Must be able to observe and correct minute inconsistencies.
  • Must be able to analyze and correct routine product issues using standard procedures.
  • Must be able to communicate non-routine, complex problems or defects.
  • Must be able to ADAPT positively to change, and manage stressful situations
  • Excellent written/verbal communication (especially given the tech comment expectations for FAP).
  • Sharp attention to detail.
  • Interest in understanding the metrics that run the Service Business (preferred).
  • High integrity.
  • Ability to identify and communicate opportunities regarding process improvements
  • Must be self motivated, able to thrive in a team environment and working individually.
  • Positive and upbeat demeanor.

Qualifications/Work Experience Preferred:

  • Basic writing skills.
  • Blueprint/schematic reading.
  • Ability to operate small hand tools (e.g.pliers, screwdriver, hammer, wrench, etc.) Power tools, and test equipment.
  • Basic math and measuring skills.
  • Demonstrated mechanical/electrical problem solving.
  • Ability to trouble shoots complex product problems using independent judgement.
  • Understanding of various complex product repairs.
  • Previous experience in-group problem solving.
  • Previous manufacturing experience preferred but not required 

Education/Special Training Required: 

  • High School Diploma or GED   

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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