Operator

DESCRIPTION

This position ensures that assigned machines/equipment produce product at or above department standards. Responsible for producing, assembling, inspecting, and packing all parts as outlined in the work instructions for each assigned task or machine. Must maintain all required paperwork and documentation to comply with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and ISO 13485 standards.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Operate machines maintaining productivity, efficiency, and product quality
  • Perform visual inspection and testing to ensure all products meet quality standards
  • Report data collection and coordinate with mold techs or maintenance for machine errors
  • Separate parts from runners by visually examining for flow lines, long gates, shorts, splaying, flash, etc.; trim and clip excess plastic from parts as needed
  • Pick up bins of parts from shelves under injection molding machines
  • Package parts in bags, totes, or boxes per work instructions
  • Palletize product per work instructions

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a fast-paced manufacturing work environment; injection molding experience is a plus
  • Previous work experience showing good attendance
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English; knowledge of techniques, tools, machines, equipment, fixtures, and assembly procedures
  • Good mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills
  • Intermediate computer skills to generate reports
  • Good judgment and decision-making abilities; potential for professional growth
  • Basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide)
  • Experience with weigh scales

EDUCATION

  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Experience may be considered in lieu of a degree for a candidate who can demonstrate a combination of experience, training, and education to fulfill all duties and responsibilities of the position

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, or otherwise moving objects

VISUAL ACUITY

  • Worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform activities such as:
    • Preparing and analyzing data and figures
    • Transcribing
    • Viewing a computer screen
    • Extensive reading
    • Visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operating machines
    • Using measurement devices
    • Assembly or fabrication of parts at distance close to the eyes

CONDITIONS

  • Worker is subject to inside environmental conditions: Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature change
  • Worker is subject to noise: Sufficient noise to cause a worker to shout to be heard above ambient noise
  • Worker is subject to vibration: Exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities or whole body
  • Worker is subject to hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat, or exposure to chemicals

Position location: Fremont, CA

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ABOUT VIANT

At Viant, we focus on providing end-to-end solutions for medical device OEMs. Our deep materials expertise—combined with our experience in engineering, manufacturing, assembly, packaging, and sterilization—allows us to bring our customers’ healthcare solutions to market. We have facilities across the U.S. and around the world, including low-cost facilities in Costa Rica, China, Mexico, and Puerto Rico.

Viant provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Viant complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.