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Manufacturing Technician

  • Location: Shelton, Fairfield, Connecticut
  • Salary: 18-21 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Industrial
  • Start Date: 2021-09-13
  • Job Ref: 21-17216
Shift/Schedule:
1st - 6am to 2:30pm Monday Friday, OT with possible weekends.

Manufacturing Technician: Performs functions associated with all manufacturing operations, including working with engineers in set-up and calibration tasks, as well as performing rework and quality testing related to the production of parts, components, subassemblies and final assemblies. Uses sophisticated programs to collect and evaluate operating data to conduct on-line adjustments to products, instruments or equipment. Determines and may assist in developing methods and procedures to control or modify the manufacturing process. Works with engineers in conducting experiments.

Job Description
Assembler experienced working with complex electro-mechanical assemblies and instrumentation
Excellent manual dexterity to work on complex, intricate assemblies
Must follow procedures for all work orders (photodocs)
Work safely and maintain a safe environment
Produce quality work with on-time delivery expectations
Minimize waste and maintain inventory in the work cell
Participate in 5s and LEAN activities
Work with team to drive continuous process improvements
Assist with new product development

Responsibilities include but are not limited to
Assembles and repairs various highly complex technical electro-mechanical assemblies
Tests the functionality of equipment or sub-assemblies.
Familiar with standard production concepts, practices, and procedures within the manufacturing field such as Lean and ISO
Cross training of processes within product line and across product lines
Works on assignments that are semi-routine in nature where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required
Normally receives general instructions on routine work and detailed instructions on new assignments
Must follow procedures (photodocs) to meet quality specifications for each job and not deviate from procedures
Assists engineering staff in refining assembly protocols and design of equipment and fixtures
Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish daily/weekly goals
Works under general supervision, a certain degree of creativity and latitude is required
Working in a clean room environment

Job Requirements
Prior experience in a GMP manufacturing environment is required
Good mechanical ability
2-4 years of experience in manufacturing
Experience in soldering
Lean manufacturing experience a plus
General computer skills and experience with MS Office (Word/Excel)
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; requires interaction with managers, supervisors, engineers, and other hourly associates in a fast pace environment
Knowledge of SAP (or similar) a plus
ISO knowledge a plus
Basic knowledge of engineering drawings
Available to work overtime as needed

Education
High school diploma required
Associates degree or equivalent years of experience a plus

Physical Requirements & Expectations:
Lift, carry, push, and pull up to 40 lbs. unassisted and frequently bend, stoop, twist, climb, crouch/squat, kneel/crawl, sit and stand for long periods of time.
Be able to reach at, above and below shoulder level, flex/extend neck and have good hand and finger dexterity.
Specific vision abilities required by this job may include color, close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.