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Production Test Technician I in Santa Barbara, CA ,  at Arthrex

Date Posted: 4/23/2018

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Job Description

Requisition ID:
Production Test Technician I
Arthrex California Inc
ACI Santa Barbara, CA

Main Objective:

Support the manufacturing department in the assembly and/or testing of medical devices, components and manufacturing processes to produce cost effective quality products.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Directly responsible for production electrical testing, by performing daily production testing of camera video systems.
  • Capable of testing electronic components, sub assemblies, and video systems following documented  procedures.
  • Tests products using computer programs, Digital Multi Meters, Oscilloscopes, light measurement equipment, waveform monitoring equipment, digital and analog electrical test equipment.
  • Performs detailed electrical tests, document device history records per Good Manufacturing Practice guidelines.
  • Participates in company training activities in support of medical device manufacturing.
  • Records test procedures and results, numerical and graphical data
  • Records test failures and document for MRB, repair or component replacement.
  • Manages tasks related to multiple production duties, prioritize and respond to special assigned duties.
  • Operates a variety of hand-operated tools and electronic equipment to manufacture product specified on work orders using standard work instructions and Inspection procedures.
  • Performs inspection of work completed and documentation to assure correct specifications and functional criteria have been met.
  • Performs area clearance by clearing and cleaning in work area to maintain material tracability.

    Incidental Duties:

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Minimum 1 year formal training and/or education in electronics design, repair and troubleshooting  or

a minimum of 2 years work experience in an electronics test environment performing electrical tests.

  • Experience in circuit board testing and system testing preferred.
  • Experience in a medical device manufacturing environment or similar regulated industry preferred.
  • Ability to troubleshooting to component level preferred.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:

  • Knowledgeable in electronics testing.
  • Able to operate and maintain production test equipment.
  • Capable of testing electronic components, sub assemblies, and video systems.
  • Understanding of electrical safety testing preferred.
  • Ability to read and understand electrical schematics and mechanical engineering drawings.
  • Knowledge of FDA and ISO 13485 guidelines for the manufacture of medical devices preferred.

Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

Knowledge of electronics test equipment such as Digital Multi Meters, Oscilloscopes, Video waveform monitor, Lumens measurement and various Light measurement equipment. Skilled in bench top testing and troubleshooting with standard test equipment in a production environment. Proficient in Microsoft Office, PCs, tablets, schematic capture, and office equipment.

Reasoning Ability:

Acquires job skills and learns company policies and procedures to complete routine tasks. Receives predetermined work assignments that are subject to moderate level of control and review by supervisor. Works on assignments that are routine in nature. Follows established practices and procedures in building and testing product. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Person must have the ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to comprehend and apply mathematical principles to the degree required to perform the job based upon job requirements. 

Language and Communication Skills:

Ability to comprehend and apply language skills to the degree required to perform the job based upon the job requirements listed above.  Have the ability to verbally communicate ideas and issues effectively to other team members and management.  Ability to write and record data and information as required by procedures.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to sit or stand and move to various work stations as required; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. To bend frequently and lift up to 30 lbs on a regular basis.

Vision Requirements:

Visual acuity necessary to do the job safely and effectively. 

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.