Kelly Services Extrusion Operator in Santa Rosa, California

Kelly Services® has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a temporary opportunity to work as a Medical Device Manufacturing Technician at a prestigious Fortune 500® company working in Santa Rosa, CA.

This is a two year temporary position at 40 hours per week.

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Job Description:

Support Cardio Vascular R&D Extrusion department by supplying clean tooling to the extrusion lines and partaking in the disassembly and reassembly of extruders.

Available Shifts:

3:00 PM – 11:30 PM (2nd shift)

11:00 PM – 7:30 AM (3rd shift)

Position Responsibilities:

  • Follow all Process Instructions, Specification Boards, SOP s, DOP s, Quality Policy and other related documents

  • Identify/communicate equipment/setup issues and provide status updates to Engineers/Supervisor/Peers.

  • Prepare resins per Mix Resin procedure.

  • Calibrate transducers and start purging the extruder.

  • Maintain 5s and utilize all lean tools.

  • Machine breakdowns and set ups

  • Operate all burn room equipment and hand tools.

  • Assemble parts and have quick change die carts ready for break downs.

  • Make sure crosshead, extrusion line, and all equipment are aligned and straight.

  • Operate the ultrasonic cleaner system and subsequent filter cleaning.

  • Bubble test filters, bag and tag them, update filter inventory data base, and bubble point data base.

  • Tooling set-up

  • Define suitable tooling for extrusion requisition per DDR or DDB.

  • Select correct filters for runs.

  • Inspect damaged pin and dies. Remove damaged tooling from inventory.

  • Assemble bullets and hypo-tubes to make extruder pins.

  • Keep pin and die cart current with the availability board.

  • Inventory control of tools and equipment.

  • Clean and polish tooling, screws and extruder parts.

  • Inspect extruder parts for wear.

  • Assure the equipment is being handled properly at all times.

  • Understand and follow department procedures and quality policies.

  • Maintain an expected level of attendance and teamwork

Education Required:

High school diploma or GED.

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:

  • Extrusion and process troubleshooting.

  • Machine breakdowns and set-ups

  • 2+ year of medical device manufacturing experience preferred

  • 2+ year of mechanical experience preferred

  • 2+ years of college or trade school preferred

  • Good organizational skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers and supervisor

  • Basic knowledge of computers

  • Legible handwriting

  • Ability to work with small components

  • Ability to perform repetitive work

  • Familiarity with manufacturing safety and ergonomics

  • Ability to operate independently with minimal supervision

Physical Job Requirements:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform 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 regularly required to sit and talk or hear.

  • The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, and have good manual dexterity.

  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, lift, push or pull light weight occasionally 5-20 pounds and reach with hands and arms.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include excellent eyesight and good color vision.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile.

  • The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers.

On The Job Training:

Training conducted by a burn room trainer on a different shift may be required.

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