The Assembly Technician Team Leader is a senior level Assembly Technician that assembles sub-assemblies and finished devices while providing leadership to production cells and other Assembly Technicians. The Team Leader also ensures strict adherence to our motto, Cogmedix = Compliance, verifies training is complete, leads the cells’ 6S activities, and provides guidance and clear communication to the team with respect to production goals.
- Provide leadership to assigned cell assembly associates.
- Provide competent training to associates and ensure all required training forms are completed contemporaneously.
- Lead initial 6S set up of all assigned cells.
- Lead daily 6S activities in cells, maintaining high standards for cell cleanliness, organization while participating in sustaining activities.
- Perform daily cell 6S audits using cell 6S audit cards.
- Accurately update cell status board’s daily, escalating anomalies for resolution through proper channels.
- Assemble complex electro-mechanical and opto-mechanical subassemblies, final assemblies, and finished medical devices per written specifications, e.g., work instructions, customer drawings, etc. (85% of standard work).
- Ensure all tools and equipment are properly calibrated and schedules for tools and equipment to be calibrated are clearly defined.
- Collaborate directly with customers when required.
- Ensure proper ESD practices are followed and the cells are ESD compliant.
- Ensure proper material processes are executed for any MRB material and material shortages are addressed real time with Supply Chain, Program Management, or Manufacturing Operations.
- Effectively communicate to management with continuous improvement and production efficiency opportunities.
- Transition between multiple subassemblies or final assemblies across multiple product lines within a short period of time.
- Ability to work collaboratively with customers and internal team on co-builds during the New Product Introduction process.
- Complete manufacturing documentation / Device History Record as outlined in the work order package and defined by the customer.
- Identify and report any product quality problems or discrepancies.
- Responsible for following cGMP and ISO 13485 requirements.
- Maintain proper control of device traceability, materials, and non-conforming material.
- Performs other duties as directed.
- Positive attitude, self-motivator.
- Superior customer service attitude.
- Excellent teamwork and communication skills.
- High School Diploma or equivalent. Further technical training or education preferred.
- Experience in electro-mechanical assembly and ESD practices required.
- Experience in opto-mechanical assembly, optics handling and cleaning, use of epoxy dispensing tools, torque tools, crimping tools, soldering, and use of multi-meters highly desirable.
- 5+ years’ experience in medical product assembly field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
- Experience in Medical Device manufacturing required.
- Must be able to read, write, and comprehend detailed manufacturing procedures and drawings in English.
- A demonstrated commitment to company values.
- IPC 610 and 620 certifications preferred.
- Excellent manual dexterity and eye/hand coordination.
- Standing for prolonged periods of time.
- Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.; instances of excess than 30 lbs. may be required.