Operations - Advanced Technician (second shift) in Salt Lake City, UT at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 10/5/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Education/Special Training Required

High School Diploma or equivalent

Qualifications/Work Experience Required

We are looking for dedicated individuals to help our mission to make healthcare better and to be a part in saving our patients lives! Whether you have experience in Medical Device Manufacturing already, or are excited to apply your mechanical knowelge for a new challenge working with the very best Medical Devices on the market, we are looking for reliable, responsible people to join our growing team. If you have a great attention for detail, are a fast learner and ready to make a big impact, we want you to join our growing team at Stryker!

  • Preferred four (4) years experience as a technician or mechanic for machine / equipment operations.
  • Experience may be substituted with relevant year for year college education.
  • Preferred 2+ years experience ein regulated industry

Job Summary

  • With minimal supervisory direction this position conducts manufacturing support activities including preventive maintenance program requirements, product and process development support, and troubleshooting and resolving problems originating in manufacturing, and assists in the daily support of products, processes, materials, and equipment in order to achieve production goals (i.e., quality, delivery, cost, productivity, and safety). 
  • Extensive knowledge base of electrical and mechanical equipment operation with a high degree of independence and accountability. 
  • This role responds to the demands of the production lines including needs for increased equipmenat support as customer demands may require. This may include travel to suppliers to perform factory acceptance testing for new equipment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate a primary commitment to patient safety, product quality and compliance with the Stryker, Quality Manual and its governing regulations.
  • Assist engineers and other technicians with qualification, verification, and validation activities as required.
  • Conduct troubleshooting and resolution of routine manufacturing problems.
  • Conduct repairs and preventative maintenance on manufacturing equipment, machinery, and fixturing, being responsible for accurate documentation of efforts.
  • Maintain documentation as required.
  • Key technical interface with Manufacturing Engineering to identify and implement improvements (e.g., yields, processes, and productivity) in order to meet production goals.
  • Assist engineers in inventing/creating concepts and designs/approaches for new processes/test methods.
  • Assist with design, procurement, and fabrication of  basic equipment tooling and fixtures.
  • Assist with design and coordination of basic engineering tests and experiments.
  • Summarize and analyze, test results.  Assist with preparing standard reports/documentation to communicate results to the technical community.
  • Work cooperatively with R&D, Process Development, Quality, Production, Regulatory, Equipment Engineering, and Production Specialists to ensure project success.
  • Maintain a clean, safe, health conscious work area using organizational skills and lockout/tag out knowledge.        
  • Conduct safety audits.                            
  • Maintain MSDS information.
  • Train and provide technical support or direction to product builders and other technicians.                            
  • Complete other tasks as assigned.        
  • Ability to demonstrate dexterity sufficiently to conduct soldering, joining, machine operations, and other manual assembly operations.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. routinely; 75 lbs. occasionally.
  • Ability to respond to the dynamic equipment needs of the production line as required.
  • Ability to demonstrate safe work practices with electromechanical equipment.
  • Ability to analyze machinery failures and implement appropriate resolutions.
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings and electrical schematics.
  • Ability to work independent of routine supervision.
  • Ability to interpret and implement non-complicated instructions, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to conduct basic arithmetic calculations.

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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