5050 Nathan Lane N. Plymouth, Minnesota 55442
Voca has an immediate opening available for a Operator I in Plymouth, MN!
- This is a non-exempt position. This position is responsible for the production of high quality cardiovascular medical devices on a team within a manufacturing cell. This position includes detailed assembly and operation of various equipment and machinery. This may include electronic assembly, casting/coating functions, mechanical assembly and packaging.
Duties; Assembles medical devices and related components. Depending on work area, it may be a controlled cleanroom environment. May include use of microscopes, use of hand tools, razor blades, syringes, soldering, adhesive bonding, and operating various equipment. Performs routine assignments according to specified and/or standardized procedures. Work is closely and continually reviewed. Performs visual inspection and precision measurements on components and assemblies. Performs tests on units using computerized test equipment. Repairs and corrects devices/components using microscopes and applicable tools. Packages devices ensuring all parts are accurate and documentation is complete. Maintains accurate records to ensure travelers, shop floor paperwork and quality documents are accurate, all parts are traceable and quality issues can be addressed to assure the quality of all products. Follows safety guidelines and utilize appropriate safety devices and equipment when performing all operations. Participates in continuous improvement/quality initiatives to enhance production processes to achieve quality and profitability metrics. Notifies supervisor or lead of the need to replenish supplies/materials and of any production difficulties that cannot be readily corrected. Participates with the Manufacturing Supervisor/Manager in setting and monitoring individual goals and cell performance metrics that continuously seek to improve the quality of operations. Cooperates in keeping a clean, sanitary work environment throughout the building. Performs other related duties as directed or assigned.
- Requirements: Must be able to read, comprehend and follow English written procedures at a 9th grade level. Must be able to speak, follow verbal instructions and communicate effectively in English. Possesses understanding of and ability to utilize electronic data collection systems and computer software packages. Must have good dexterity to handle and maneuver small components and parts. Must have good basic math skills. Ability to prioritize work by determining the sequencing and timing of different jobs based on precedence and importance. Ability to make critical decisions and judgments with minimal supervision. High school degree or equivalent preferred.
Required dress code for tour during interview and on-the job: Clothing must be non-shedding and free of frayed hems or loose threads. Tassels, fringes, glitter, sequins (sewn or glued on), and any other items that could become dislodges are not allowed on clothing. To verify a fabric can be worn: pull at the fabric tightly with fingers, if fibers are dislodged, the garment may not be worn in the production area. Sweaters, sweater vests, loose fiber garments, loose knit, or fleece may not be worn. All clothing must be clean and free of visible contamination (sand, mud, dirt, lint, etc.). All clothing, from the waist up, must fit under the lab coat/gown. Turtle necks or high-necked clothing shall not stick out above the neck of the lab coat/gown. Sleeves shall not stick out beyond the cuff of the lab coat/gown. Caps, hats, scarves or bandanas shall not be worn under the bouffant. Head wraps/scarves worn to accommodate customs: Must be covered with the bouffant and the tail end of the scarf must be fully covered by the lab coat/gown. Must be of tightly woven fabric, be clean, and laundered. Loose fitting clothing shall not be worn around machinery or soldering/brazing torches. Shoes must be worn at all times in the production area. Stockings or socks are required. The heel of a shoe must not be pointed or higher than 2 inches. Sandals, clogs, slippers, open toe, or open heel shoes are not allowed. Shoes with straps or weave where toes can be seen are not allowed. Changing shoes in the production area, other than a gowning room, is not allowed. Torsos, upper arms, and legs must be covered. Pants (above the ankle), skirts (above the ankle), skirts with slits, short shirts (above the navel), and sleeveless tops are not allowed. Skirts at the ankle are allowed, but full-length stockings, leggings, or pants must be worn under them. Nail polish, acrylic, artificial nails, or similar nail coatings are not allowed. Jewelry or body piercings that can pierce gloves or cannot be covered under gowning materials will not be allowed in the production area. Makeup shall not be worn. Lip balm in stick form is acceptable, when applied outside of production areas and prior to hand washing. Scented personal use products shall not be worn, except deodorant. Lotions shall not be applied after hand washing. Cover any open or bleeding wound with a bandage. Don’t wear anything that could be offensive.
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