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Company: AtriCure
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Position/Title:

Manufacturing Technician / Calibration Technician

Department:

Operations

Reports To:

Operations Manager

AtriCure, Inc. provides innovative technologies for the treatment of Afib and related conditions. Afib affects more than 33 million people worldwide. Electrophysiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons around the globe use AtriCure technologies for the treatment of Afib and reduction of Afib related complications. AtriCure's Isolator® Synergy™ Ablation System is the first and only medical device to receive FDA approval for the treatment of persistent Afib. AtriCure's AtriClip Left Atrial Appendage Exclusion System products are the most widely sold LAA management devices worldwide. For more information, visit AtriCure.com or follow us on Twitter @AtriCure.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Manufacturing Technicians work with assembly personnel, toolmakers and manufacturing engineers to troubleshoot day-to-day production and assembly problems on current manufacturing production lines as well as setting up equipment and processes that require technical judgment. The technician is to own the equipment and fixturing utilized for production lines and is to maintain the calibration cycles when applicable. Preventative maintenance and repair of production equipment will also be a focused task. The tech will also be responsible for identifying continuous improvement opportunities and assisting in the implementation of process improvements.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:

  • Able to use abilities and resources to repair any defective production equipment
  • Demonstrates ability to trouble shoot basic equipment and processes
  • Demonstrates ability to understand mechanical and electrical systems
  • Demonstrates ability to perform administrative tasks such as filling out equipment forms and modifying process documentation within AtriCure's documentation systems
  • Sustains production processes, sets-up, maintains and verified production equipment, manages equipment calibration, and confirms production associates comply with training methods and documentation
  • Monitors scrap rates, performs time-studies, and assesses process efficiencies. Communicates this information to manufacturing and operations management effectively
  • Responds to manufacturing quality issues by conducting root cause investigations and identifies and implements corrective actions
  • Assists Manufacturing Engineers in development of new processes and line layouts for new product roll-outs
  • Develops process qualifications and properly documents all work in compliance with AtriCure Quality System requirements
  • Identifies and implements manufacturing and product-related cost reduction opportunities by working with Manufacturing Engineering to develop related equipment and fixtures
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Able to effectively multi-task

ADDITIONAL ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:

  • Regular and predictable worksite attendance
  • Ability to work under fast-paced conditions
  • Ability to make decisions and use good judgment
  • Ability to prioritize various duties and multitask as required
  • Ability to successfully work with others
  • Additional duties as assigned

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma required or demonstrated equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • 3 years of experience in a comparable position
  • Ability to read blueprints, drawings, specifications
  • Assembly experience
  • Strong Mechanical Aptitude
  • Written/Report writing skills
  • Effective verbal communication skills
  • Computer/Data Entry skills
  • Problem solving/troubleshooting experience
  • Understand dimensional tolerancing

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates Degree or above in technical field
  • Electrical Mechanical experience strongly preferred
  • Inspection/Testing Experience
  • Process Validation experience
  • Data Analysis Experience
  • Statistical Use Experience
  • Engineering/Design Background
  • Lean Manufacturing experience

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to regularly walk, sit, or stand as required
  • Ability to occasionally bend and push/pull
  • Ability to regularly lift up to 30 pounds, occasionally lift up to 30 pounds
  • Ability to pass pre-employment drug screen and background check


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