Manufacturing Technician

Job#: 2014990

Job Description:

We are building out our Team and looking to hire both level 1 and level 2 Manufacturing Technicians.  In this role you will be working closely with the engineering team on the Ottava Project, specifically working on a surgical robotic arm.  There are multiple open roles, they will be working onsite in Santa Clara, Monday through Friday from 6:00am-2:30pm PST (Consistent 40-hour work week).  This will be a 1-year engagement.  We are looking for manufacturing techs ranging from 1-10 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.  Previous med device experience is a big plus, but the client is open to any regulated mechanical industry such as aerospace, robotics, or automotive.  In this role you will be assembling products using various hand tools such as wrenches, crimps, torqueing tools, and fixtures.  The manager ultimately wants someone who is good with their hands, can hit the ground running, and has previous experience working in a similar environment.  The interview process will be two steps.  The first will be a phone call with the Hiring Manager and the second will be an onsite demonstration interview with the team.  
On the phone interview the Hiring Manager will dig into what kind of products you were assembling, what kind of tools you used to complete assembly, and what teams/products you worked with.
This is a great opportunity to join and established enterprise organization in a role that will allow you to grow and build your career!
The Manufacturing Technician is primarily responsible for providing updates to the line lead/engineers of build/work status. In addition, identifies problems with recommendations for improvement or correction. Assists in modifying procedures to improve equipment operation or processes. Records assignments and prepares documentation concerning materials, parts used, concepts, designs, drawings, and processes. This role reports into the Surgical Robotics Manufacturing organization.
We are looking for a driven individual who thrives in a fast-paced dynamic work environment, being hands on and interacting with innovative, new, and exciting tech. We can offer the opportunity to grow Electromechanical skills plus long term career growth opportunities. Do you use your technical and interpersonal communication skills to work in group settings and seek out diverse perspectives with multi-functional team members? Join our team to take part in this unique and exciting new product introduction.
Monday through Friday, work hours may vary between 5:00am to 3:30pm with occasional evening and weekend work as job duties demand. This role is based in Santa Clara, CA. Working overtime may be available.
*For immediate consideration, please send resume to Joe Brady ([email protected]) with the subject line: "Manufacturing Technician"*
Key Responsibilities:

  • Updates Line Lead of work status or problems with recommendations for improvement or correction.
  • Troubleshoots electrical, test, mechanical, facilities or hydraulic systems, components, and equipment.
  • Applies nonstandard test techniques where normal procedures do not fulfill testing needs.
  • Checks tools and test equipment for proper calibration and repair according to standard operating procedures.
  • Modifies procedures to improve equipment operation or processes and implements approved corrective action as required.
  • Cross-functional communication and coordination with various teams to align to production schedule - this will support day to day tactical actions in support of the Line Lead and Supervisor
  • Utilize MES in day-to-day operations during production  
  • Prepared to support not only assembly efforts on the production floor- but also support all repairs of returning subsystem/ subassemblies components within Arms and TD & other subassemblies as needed
  • Will be required to learn and attain proficiency with additional Subsystem, at a minimum 1-2 subassemblies within the additional system.
  • Will support and strive to be proficient in troubleshooting processes within subsystem and more (as needed)
  • Records assignments and prepares documentation concerning materials, parts used, concepts, designs, drawings, and processes.
  • Compiles data to develop reports for management.
  • Administers testing protocols and documents results. Coordinates manufacturing phase in of new products or product changes.
  • Responds to safety issues by recommending and implementing a resolution. Completes specialized studies or experiments and prepares reports on results.
  • Employee will need to be familiar with Kanban in day-to-day production.

Targeted Experience and Skills:
  • Must have experience as a Manufacturing Technician for level I or II, preferably working with a medical device company or complex electromechanical capital equipment manufacturer, hands-on experience with Good Documentation Practices (GDP) or the equivalent.
  • Electrical troubleshooting experience such as proper use of multimeter, isolation, grounding, use oscilloscope to aid problem solving.
  • Proficient at multiple assembly and test tasks while meeting requirements for workmanship, safety, and productivity
  • Relevant demonstrated experience with anti-static/ESD principles and controls.
  • 1-2 years of minimum experience as an assembler, tester, or associate of a Type II or Type III medical device company or complex electromechanical capital equipment manufacturer
  • Ability to communicate with cross-functional stakeholders within their team.
  • Works well with a diverse team of different skills sets. Willingness to learn and grow. 









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Employee Type:

Santa Clara, CA, US

Job Type:

Date Posted:
February 9, 2024

Pay Range:
$20 - $25 per hour