Duties and Responsibilities (Key Deliverables):
1.Work closely with Engineers and Designers to produce the production, assembly, and final finishing of prototypes, models, test specimens, test fixtures, custom implants and special instruments and ensure they are completed in a timely manner.
2.Independently perform machining, assembly, and final finishing operations as instructed by Engineers and Designers.
3.Program, setup and operate CNC and manual equipment.
4.Build tooling and fixtures when necessary.
5.Produce rapid prototypes in support of the E&D department.
6.Document processing steps, as necessary, in a router.
7.Know and apply the Quality System, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's) and any appropriate Federal and International standards.
8.Assist and support other employees as necessary on the production of prototypes and Special Instruments made from metals or plastics.
Education: High School Diploma or GED required.
Minimum 3 years experience as a tool and die maker. Toolmakers apprenticeship desired.
Welding (TIG/GTAW) experience desired.
Ability to read & interpret blueprints with understanding of GD&T
Ability to understand and write CNC programs and proficiency with CAD/CAM software (Unigraphics/CADKey/SurfCAM).
Working knowledge of CNC and manual equipment.
Experience with machining various stainless steels and plastics desired.
Familiarity with medical-device manufacturing and documentation desired.
Functional/Technical Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
Ability to set-up job, inspect and trouble shoot.
Willingness to learn
Excellent quality awareness
Ability to follow instructions
Ability to inspect and measure own work. Self-inspection required
Ability to maintain a well-organized shop.
Ability to work in a team environment
Good verbal communication skills.