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OPERATOR I - MICROSCOPIC (REDDICK) 

About the Organization Symmetry Surgical is dedicated to developing and delivering high-quality, innovative surgical instruments that meet clinicians' needs and improve patients' lives. We collaborate with healthcare providers around the world to provide medical devices that exceed customers' expectations and provide solutions for today's needs and tomorrow's growth.  
Location KY - Louisville  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift First  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Description

JOB SUMMARY:

This is a multi-level role within the assembly function of the Plant. The primary function of this role is to build Catheters & Saye Screws as part of the Symmetry Surgical instrument offering. This is a critical function that requires attention to detail, assembly of small parts, a 'quality' orientation and adherence to governing policies and procedures. The Assembler must follow specific assembly instructions without variation and develop a high rate of repeatability.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work independently and/or in a team setting supporting the Symmetry Surgical facility.
  • Assemble and shape catheters under a microscope using repeatable processes to ensure product quality.
  • Receive raw materials, cut tubing to proper length, shape catheter components according to specifications, glue component parts together, and verify quality specifications.
  • Read and follow written instructions pertaining to part assembly.
  • Inspect each part for detail and mechanical defects and re-work under the microscope when necessary to obtain a zero-defect target.
  • Maintain a high level of attention to detail; verify and sign manufacturing records.
  • Work collaboratively with Quality Assurance to meet or exceed identified standards; notify Quality Assurance when issues that affect product quality arise.
  • Perform quality testing and use gauges to measure requirements at/of each work station.
  • Use hand tools in light assembly processes with a focus on safety.
  • Operate machinery (grinding/cutting/drilling/heating/dispensers/ovens/etc.) for each procedure.
  • Follow Lean manufacturing processes to embrace continual process improvement.
  • Complete work order at each operation verifying raw materials used, final quantity and process being completed at the work station by signing the paperwork.
  • Clean work area daily and keep work area organized.
  • Wear protective equipment where required
 
Position Requirements

EDUCATION: High School Diploma or equivalency.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Small piece assembly in manufacturing of medical, automotive, etc.
  • Medical instruments manufacturing is desirable
  • White or Clean room experience is highly desirable
  • Light manufacturing and bench work experience is desirable
  • Manual microscope experience highly desirable
  • Good hand eye coordination.
  • Ability to read and understand detailed written procedures.
  • Experience with small hand tools and machinery.
  • Ability to read and understand simple drawings and specifications.
  • Ability to take and read measurements.
  • Attention to detail; must verify and sign manufacturing records.

PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

Stand, walk, sit, climb, balance, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk and hear. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds. Ability to team lift.

 
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. In view of the above, Symmetry commits to:

• Take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Such action applies to all employment practices, including, but not limited to: hiring, promoting, layoff or termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation, selection for training, tuition assistance, social and recreational programs.
• Base decisions of employment on criteria that ensures employees of both sexes shall have an equal opportunity to any available job that he or she is qualified to perform unless sex is a bona fide occupational qualification.
• Ensure all employment decisions are in accord with principles of equal employment opportunity by imposing only valid requirements for promotional opportunities.


 
Full-Time Part-Time None Specified 

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